1860-1948; U.S. general: commander in chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in WWI.
Pershing Sentence Examples
Scott and Funston for the withdrawal of Pershing's expedition in 1916.
Pershing and his Staff were appalled at what they considered to be bad American generalship, despite the unfavorable odds.
Surely Pershing as well as Peter the Hermit was merely a rather restless gentleman who found his health improved by frequent change of scene.
"JOHN JOSEPH PERSHING (1860-), American soldier, was born near Laclede, Mo., Sept.
1917 he was made general, U.S.A. In some quarters it was felt that as the American detachments arrived they should be hastily trained and then distributed among the Allied forces already in the field, but from the start General Pershing insisted upon the integrity of the American army, though willing in cases of emergency to place detached American units in the different Allied armies.