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Pershing

Author: Jim Lacey
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Series: Great generals series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this persuasive biography, Jim Lacey sheds light on General Pershing's legacy as the nation's first modern combat commander, setting the standard for today's four-star officers. When the U.S. entered into WWI in 1917, they did so with inadequate forces. In just over a year, Pershing built and hurled a one million man army against forty battle-hardened German divisions, defending the hellish Meuse-Argonne and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lacey, Jim, 1958-
Pershing.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(OCoLC)654384812
Named Person: John J Pershing; John J Pershing; John J Pershing
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Lacey
ISBN: 9780230603837 0230603831
OCLC Number: 175289896
Description: x, 206 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Born in war --
The splendid little war --
The Philippines insurgency --
Love gained --
Victory gained and love lost --
Chasing Villa --
Entry into World War I --
The Americans arrive --
Building an army --
Into the fight --
The first great offensive --
The Meuse-Argonne offensive --
Chief of staff.
Series Title: Great generals series.
Responsibility: Jim Lacey.
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In this new biography, Lacey sheds light on Pershing's legacy as the nation's first modern combat commander. Idolized by the public, he was the first American general to fight a mechanized war with  Read more...

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"Lacey's contribution to the Great Generals series substantially redresses the balance in Pershing's favor by focusing on his acheivements." --" Booklist"?????Jim Lacey???s very readable biography of Read more...

 
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