22.03.2014

Geronimo, USA



Geronimo, "One who Yawns", was the famous leader of the Bedonhohe Apache. He was born in June 1829 and passed away on February 17, 1909 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
After an attack where Mexican soldiers killed his mother,  wife and his three children, Geronimo joined numerous revenge raids on Mexicans, and later became war leader of his tribe. In 1886 he was forced to surrender to the US forces and became a prisoner of war.
I received this great card from Victoria for the Postcrossing Favourites Tag.

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