Interwar Years

Three Days in March: El Paso, the U.S. Army, and the Escobar Revolution of 1929

Written By: G. Alan Knight Once again, El Paso, Texas, found itself dragged into the chaotic world of Mexican political and military strife for three tension-filled days in March 1929.  While fatalities were few and property damage light, the potential for conflict with Mexico was a very real possibility.  The situation in neighboring Ciudad Juarez …

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