publication date: Sunday, March 13, 2005 (part of Round XXV)

category: Military

clue: This hero of the Mexican revolution died an enemy of the States.

explanation: Villa became a Mexican folk hero for his role in the country's revolution, and single-handedly went to war with the United States for their support of his political enemies. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Denise Sawicki, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Chris McKinnon, E. M., Christine Marie Doiron, Anna Gregoline, Lori S., Jeff Ball, Marc Kelley, Scott Smart, and Derek Mueller


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