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Britton Johnson

by Christina Claridy
Research Librarian, Texas Ranger Hall of Fame

Rio Grande Valley Joint Operations Intelligence Center
Issues Operation Border Star Challenge Coin


Texas Ranger Reunion 2011
Captain John Wood -
Oldest Retired Texas Ranger
Texas Ranger Association Foundation

Introduction to Texas Ranger Books
Byron Johnson

If You Pull It, Jack, I’ll Kill You
Rawhide Ranger, Ira Aten: Enforcing Law on the Texas Frontier
by James R. (Bob) Alexander

Battling the Olguins

John R. Hughes, Lone Star Ranger
by Chuck Parsons

Bloody Bill Longley

Bloody Bill Longley: the Mythology of a Gunfighter
by Rick Miller

A Carnival of Crime and Corruption

Winchester Warriors:
Texas Rangers of Company D, 1874-1901
by James R. (Bob) Alexander

Assault on the Highway

First in Texas
by Bob Arnold

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