JOHN J. PERSHING by Arch Whitehouse


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Announcing the latest addition to the Lives to Remember Series. The author has specialized in WW I history with titles on both the adult and juvenile levels. His biography of ""Black Jack"" Pershing does not suffer from the introduction of fictionalized conversation or inessential incident. The author concentrates on Pershing's career. Ample space is given to his Spanish American campaigns and his Mexican command. Mr. Whitehouse is at his best, as was Pershing, on these battlefields and at the conference tables of WW I. In no sense a critical biographer, the author nevertheless does not make of Pershing a soldier/saint or claim for the man a popularity or warmth that did not exist.

Pub Date: Feb. 1st, 1964
Publisher: Putnam