The Cisco Kid seems to have been a creation of O. Henry.
The Caballero's Way.
The Finns were the most admirable of all the nations in WW2.
They refused to surrender to the both the Germans and the Russians, when they could have cut some sort of deal with either.
"Live free or die" could honestly have been their motto without hyperbole.
In contrast to the French, whose national choice of defeat De Gaulle, and only De Gaulle, was able to persuade the world to pretend had not occurred.