Saturday, May 5, 2012

Happy Cinco de Mayo #4 -- May 5, 2012

Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone. 150 years ago on 05-May-1862, the Mexican army under General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín defeated the French invaders at the Battle of Puebla. "The national arms have been covered with glory" General Zaragoza wrote in a letter to President Benito Juárez. Some people credit this defeat with preventing French interference in the US Civil War.

I borrowed the poster for the movie ¡Vámonos con Pancho Villa! from the wonderful site LucyWho (

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