The Reader’s Notebook: General John J. Pershing

Sep 13, 2021

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September 13, 2021 -- General of the Armies John Joseph Pershing GCB, nicknamed "Black Jack", was a senior United States Army officer. He served most famously as the commander of the American Expeditionary Forces on the Western Front during World War I, from 1917 to 1918.