Pershing Hardback

Commander of the Great War

by John Perry;


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Pershing

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No other American military leader is so important and yet so little known as John J. Pershing.
He led an army of more than a million men in France, defeating the seemingly invincible German war machine with only six months of offensive action. He was an American hero, and yet, today, General Pershing has faded away to the second or third tier of America’s historical consciousness. His accomplishments rightly place him in the company of great generals such as MacArthur, Eisenhower, and Patton, all of whom he commanded and inspired, and all of whom he outranked. He shaped world events in Europe as surely as Woodrow Wilson or David Lloyd George,so why has America forgotten him?
John Perry chronicles the life of a strong, inflexible leader who was an insufferable nit-picker on the job, but a faithful friend, tender husband, and devoted father. To the small group fortunate enough to know him, Pershing was a great and wonderful man. To the rest, he was stiff, cold, impersonal, and best avoided.
224 Pages

Pershing by John Perry was published by Thomas Nelson in October 2011. The ISBN for Pershing is 9781595553553.

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Page last updated 4th March 2016
Author / Artist
FormatHardback
PublisherThomas Nelson (October 2011)
Weight431g
Number of Pages240
Thickness20 mm
Height216 mm
Width142 mm
ISBN9781595553553
ISBN-10159555355X
Product Code3971212
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