Six decades after the California Gold Rush, adventurous young men from around the world were still flooding the West seeking fame, fortune and, for many, a good fight. With most of the West settled and fenced in 1910, the Mexican Revolution’s charismatic leader Pancho Villa offered hot-blooded, well-armed young men the ultimate adventure: a chance to prove their mettle in battle as paid mercenaries in Villa’s American Legion of Honor.
True West July/August 2021
In This Issue:
Western Books & Movies
To The Point
- Western Roundup: July/August 2021
- The Trails and Tales of the Old West Go on Forever
- What History Has Taught Me: Ronnie Dunn
- Medora, North Dakota
- Magical Mezcal
- True Grit
- The Kid’s First Kill
- The 1841 “Mississippi” Rifle
- The West’s First Preservationist Will Surprise You
- Great Danger Rests on the Town! God Save Us!
- Shooting Back