The Mackenzie Raid

The Mackenzie Raid

by Colonel Red Reeder
     
 
All through the Spring of 73 Mexican bandits and marauding Indians had ravaged the border. Now General Phil Sheridan had chosen the battle-wise Colonel Mackenzie for the "unauthorized" punitive raid into Mexico, if the U.S. Fourth Cavalry crossed the border, Mackenzie knew that he alone would carry full responsibility for the raid.... If he failed he and his entire

Overview

All through the Spring of 73 Mexican bandits and marauding Indians had ravaged the border. Now General Phil Sheridan had chosen the battle-wise Colonel Mackenzie for the "unauthorized" punitive raid into Mexico, if the U.S. Fourth Cavalry crossed the border, Mackenzie knew that he alone would carry full responsibility for the raid.... If he failed he and his entire command would be left to die at the hands of the Mexican outlaws.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012833754
Publisher:
Intuition Equity, LLC
Publication date:
07/08/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Col. “Red” Reeder has been associated with the Army all his life. He was an outstanding athlete at West Point, and directed athletics for the Army for two years in the Canal Zone. In 1942 he was sent by General Marshall to New Guinea and Guadalcanal. More than one million copies of his report on this trip were printed and used as training manuals.

Col. Reeder’s military service extended until his retirement in 1945, when he was seriously wounded in action in Normandy. For 20 years he served as Special Assistant to the Director of Athletics at West Point. He is the author of more than 34 books.

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