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John J. Pershing, World War I hero

John T. Foster

John J. Pershing, World War I hero

by John T. Foster

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Published by Garrard Pub. Co. in Champaign, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pershing, John J. -- 1860-1948

  • Edition Notes

    j-74029

    Statementby John Foster. Illustrated by Herman B. Vestal.
    ContributionsVestal, Herman B.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p.
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23253917M
    ISBN 100811646033
    OCLC/WorldCa68242

    John J. Pershing (born Septem , in Laclede, MO) steadily progressed up through the ranks of the military to become the decorated leader of US forces in Europe during World War I. He was the first to rank as General of the Armies of United States. With cordial good wishes. John J. Pershing.” John Joseph “Black Jack” Pershing was the most accomplished American soldier of WWI. Pershing’s charismatic personality and his extensive experience in prior military initiatives had made him the logical choice to command the Allied Expeditionary Force during World War I.

      From This Desk, Years Ago, U.S. Operations in World War I Were Conceived Germany’s defeat could be traced to pins in a map now on display at . Black Pershing's grandson, the late Col. John Pershing, served in the Army and Reserves for 35 years. His apartment had a distinctly military touch, with pictures of himself and others in uniform, and a cabinet containing figurines of soldiers through the ages and one anatomically correct, early World War II British statuette of a very scantily.

    My Experiences in the World War Volume 2 by Pershing, John J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Mar 8, - Explore marth49's board "Black Jack Pershing" on Pinterest. See more ideas about World war i, World war one and History pins.


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Get this from a library. John J. Pershing, World War I hero. [John T Foster; Herman B Vestal] -- A biography of "Black Jack" Pershing whose military service earned him the highest rank ever given to an American soldier.

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When World War I ended on NovemGeneral John J. “Black Jack” Pershing, leader of the United States forces, had every reason to believe that. A national hero when he returned inPershing was given the title General of the Armies, once held exclusively by George Washington.

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John J. Pershing. Jack Shea three years before the outbreak of World War I, a spiritual crisis that had to coexist with his. Though Pershing published a two-volume memoir, My Experiences in the World War, and has been the subject of numerous biographies, few know that he spent many years drafting a memoir of his experiences prior to the First World War.

In My Life Before the World War,John T. Greenwood rescues this vital resource from obscurity, making. On Novem the Pershing and Pacific Film Foundations, in partnership with the World War I Centennial Commission, present a documentary film about the life of one of the nation’s most successful commanders, and America’s leading in World War I, General of the .John Pershing - The Early Years General John "Black Jack" Pershing The foremost military leader of his time, John J.

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