The Battle of Ambos Nogales (lit. "The Battle of Both Nogales"), or as it is known in Mexico La batalla del 27 de agosto (lit. "The Battle of 27 August"), was an engagement fought on 27 August 1918, between Mexican forces and elements of United States Army soldiers of the 35th Infantry Regiment, who were reinforced by the Buffalo Soldiers of the 10th Cavalry Regiment, and commanded by Lt. Col. Frederick J. Herman.

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  • The Battle of Ambos Nogales (lit. "The Battle of Both Nogales"), or as it is known in Mexico La batalla del 27 de agosto (lit. "The Battle of 27 August"), was an engagement fought on 27 August 1918, between Mexican forces and elements of United States Army soldiers of the 35th Infantry Regiment, who were reinforced by the Buffalo Soldiers of the 10th Cavalry Regiment, and commanded by Lt. Col. Frederick J. Herman. The American soldiers and militia forces were stationed in Nogales, Arizona and the Mexican soldiers and armed Mexican milita were in Nogales, Sonora. This battle was notable for being a significant confrontation between U.S. and Mexican forces during the Border War which took place in the context of the Mexican Revolution and the First World War. This occurred after the Zimmermann Telegram during World War I when the international border between the two Nogales was a wide open boulevard named International Street. There had been several previous fatal incidents in this area which helped increase international tensions and leading to armed conflict. This included the claim of German military advisors as agitators with Mexican Villa rebels, claims of racism and border politics. As a result of this 27 August 1918 battle, the U.S. and Mexico agreed to divide the two border communities with a chain-link border fence, the first of many permanent incarnations of the U.S.–Mexico border wall between the two countries.
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  • 28 U.S. soldiers and several civilians wounded
  • 4 U.S. soldiers and 2 civilians killed
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  • (alleged)
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  • 1918-08-27 (xsd:date)
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  • * Permanent border wall established in Ambos Nogales
  • * Binational cease-fire arranged
  • United States military victory
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  • Unknown
  • ~800
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  • The U.S.-Mexico border in Nogales in 1898 and pre-2011. International Street/Calle Internacional runs through the center of the image between Nogales, Sonora , and Nogales, Arizona . Note border posts without fence and rail line in 1898. Customs Post where the first shooting occurred is in center of image this side of rail line. Click on image to enlarge.
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  • 2 (xsd:integer)
  • 4 (xsd:integer)
  • 28 (xsd:integer)
  • Mexico:
  • Germany:
  • About 300 total wounded
  • Up to 28-30 Mexican soldiers and about 100 civilians killed, some may have been Villistas; 129 new graves were counted
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  • Unknown
  • Frederick Herman
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  • Battle of Ambos Nogales
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  • 1918-08-27 (xsd:date)
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  • the Mexican Revolution, World War I, Border War
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  • United States military victory * Binational cease-fire arranged * Permanent border wall established in Ambos Nogales
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  • Unknown
  • ~800
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  • The Battle of Ambos Nogales (lit. "The Battle of Both Nogales"), or as it is known in Mexico La batalla del 27 de agosto (lit. "The Battle of 27 August"), was an engagement fought on 27 August 1918, between Mexican forces and elements of United States Army soldiers of the 35th Infantry Regiment, who were reinforced by the Buffalo Soldiers of the 10th Cavalry Regiment, and commanded by Lt. Col. Frederick J. Herman.
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  • Battle of Ambos Nogales
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