Margarita Neri, a Mayan Indian from Quintana Roo who became a commander in Emiliano Zapata’s army during the Mexican revolution
Mari Pepa. 1942.Julio. No hay que ser atrevidos con las holas
Pancho Villa - Following guerilla leader Pancho Villa’s raid on Columbus, New Mexico (in which 16 Americans died), President Wilson sent Gen. “Blackjack” Pershing and 10,000 soldiers into the mountains of northern Mexico to hunt Villa down. The mission ultimately failed but Mexicans viewed the act as an unjust invasion. It is said that the pejorative designation “gringo” came from this time, as US soldiers clad in olive uniforms were met with cries of “Green, Go!”
Anna Strong. During the Revolutionary War she used a clothesline to communicate to American spies. A black petticoat hung out to dry meant that a boatman carrying secrets was ready to leave. The number of hankies next it indicated which cove he was hiding in.
mujeres famosas de la revolucion mexicana -soldaderas.