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World History

Felled by Bullets, Then Headless

An assassination that drew international attention in 1923 was that of Mexico’s Francisco “Pancho” Villa. A general in the Mexican Revolution, Villa’s infamy was legendary:

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Defiant to the End

Margaretha Zelle was born on August 7, 1876, in Leeuwarden in the Netherlands. By the time she was 28 she had become an exotic dancer

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