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Titel: Pershing (Great Generals)
Verlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Introduction, General Wesley K. Clark 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. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE_book_new_0230603831
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.
Über den Autor: Jim Lacey is an analyst at the Institute for Defense Analyses and a professor of conflict and global issues at Johns Hopkins University. Lacey was an embedded journalist with Time magazine during the invasion of Iraq, where he traveled with the 101st Airborne Division. His opinion columns have been published in The Weekly Standard, The National Review, and The New York Post. Lacey is the author of Takedown, Fresh from the Fight , and Occupation of Iraq. He lives in Alexandria, VA.
General Wesley K. Clark served in the United States Army for thirty-four years and rose to the rank of four-star general as NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Europe. He is author of A Time to Lead, as well as the best selling books Waging Modern War and Winning Modern Wars. He lives in Little Rock, AR.
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