This category covers members of Pancho Villa's forces (known as the Villistas), comprising both Mexican soldiers and mercenaries. Villa commanded the "División del Norte".
Villa's generalship was noted for the speed of its movement of troops (by railroad), the use of an elite cavalry unit, artillery attacks, and recruitment of the enlisted soldiers of defeated enemy units. Many of Villa's tactics and strategies were adopted by later 20th century revolutionaries.
While Villa's enemies changed as the power struggle in Mexico changed during the Mexican Revolution, many of his troops remained loyal to him.
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