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Pershing and his generals : command and staff in the AEF

Author: James J Cooke
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume relates the development of the US command and staff in World War 1, a time that when they entered the Great War of 1917, there were few officers with any staff training. It traces the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cooke, James J.
Pershing and his generals.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997
(OCoLC)605438058
Named Person: John J Pershing; John J Pershing; John J Pershing
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James J Cooke
ISBN: 0275953637 9780275953638
OCLC Number: 36597819
Description: x, 167 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. The Genesis of the AEF Staff --
2. Someone to Command --
3. Refining the AEF Staff --
4. Getting Organized --
5. Evaluation and Classification --
6. Into the Fight, Spring 1918 --
7. Dennis Nolan and Intelligence in the AEF --
8. Formation of the First U.S. Army --
9. The Meuse-Argonne Offensive --
10. Aftermath and Lessons Learned.
Responsibility: James J. Cooke.
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