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Pershing

Autor: Jim Lacey
Editorial: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Serie: Great generals series.
Edición/Formato:   Print book : Biografía : Inglés (eng) : 1st edVer todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
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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  Leer más
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Género/Forma: Biography
Formato físico adicional: Online version:
Lacey, Jim, 1958-
Pershing.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(OCoLC)654384812
Persona designada: John J Pershing; John J Pershing; John J Pershing
Tipo de material: Biografía
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto
Todos autores / colaboradores: Jim Lacey
ISBN: 9780230603837 0230603831
Número OCLC: 175289896
Descripción: x, 206 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contenido: 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.
Título de la serie: Great generals series.
Responsabilidad: 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  Leer más

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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 Leer más

 
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