Pershing

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Palgrave Macmillan,
Pub. Date:
2008.
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English
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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 turning the tide of the war. With focus and clarity, Lacey traces the development of Pershing from Indian fighter, to guerrilla warrior against the Philippines insurgency to victorious commander in WWI.

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9780230603837
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table_of_contents Born in war -- The splendid little war -- The Philippines insurgency -- Love gained -- Victory gained and love lost -- Chasing Villa -- Entry into WWI -- The American arrive -- Building an army -- Into the fight -- The first great offensive -- The Meuse-Argonne offensive.
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