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Once They Moved Like The Wind

Cochise, Geronimo, And The Apache Wars

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About The Book

Using first-person accounts in historical archives, David Roberts presents many sides of the Native American rebellion that began in the mid-1800s.

Once They Moved Like The Wind is the epic story of the battles between the Apaches and the United States Army for land and freedom. The larger-than-life characters of Geronimo, Cochise, and General George Crook move dramatically through these pages, illuminating the human story behind the Apache Wars.

About The Author

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David Roberts (1943–2021) was the author of dozens of books on mountaineering, adventure, and the history of the American Southwest. His essays and articles have appeared in National Geographic, National Geographic Adventure, and The Atlantic Monthly, among other publications. 

Product Details

  • Publisher: Touchstone (July 19, 1994)
  • Length: 368 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780671885564

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