1948 Generals from Fort Bliss hosting a visit to Fort Bliss in honor of Authorities from Juarez, Mexico. Ignacio Angulo, City Administrator, Roberto Urrea, Mexican Consul, Carlos Villarreal, Juarez Mayor, Francisco Triana, and Juan Stockmeyer.
1948-Juarez Authorities at Fort Bliss
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