extraordinary saga, pitting the forces of the U.S. Army against a
small band of resilient and stubborn Chiricahua Apache Indians, led
by Geronimo, was finally brought to an end when General Crook
forced Geronimo to surrender in 1887. Geronimo is
viewed in American history as a great warrior, but his own tribe
still struggles to reconcile the price many Apache paid for
General Crook with an Apache scout.
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