The History Files #62: Lee Christmas

31 mins - Published Thu, Jul 28, 2016 by Gordon Frye and Nancy Frye

It’s Christmas time. No, not the holiday, and not Jason Statham’s kick-butt character from the “Expendables” movie trilogy; we’re talking about the real deal, here. The historical General Lee Christmas was a larger-than-life character who made a name for himself policing, gun-running, and, well, kicking butt in late 19th century Honduras. Grab a gin and tonic and your favorite machine gun: it’s going to be a wild ride.

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