Black Jack: The Life and Times of John J. Pershing, Том 1
Texas A&M University Press, 1977 - 1178 стор.
This National Book Award finalist traces the life of the general whose career began on the western frontier and culminated with victory in a world war.
Using both domestic and foreign sources, many heretofore untapped, Frank Vandiver focuses on the qualities of and challenges to Pershing the soldier without losing sight of the man who wore the uniform. Vandiver gives special attention to Pershing's stint as head of the Bureau of Insular Affairs, his fourteen years' service in the Far East, and his unusual role as manager-organizer of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. Here is a full-bodied portrait of a remarkable American, plus new insights into American and international military history, and a fresh view of the United States' rise to power.
Відгуки відвідувачів - Написати рецензію
Не знайдено жодних рецензій.
Інші видання - Показати все
accepted American army became began better brought cadets called camp campaign captain Cavalry chance close command Department duty early especially expected eyes field fighting finally fire followed force Frankie friends gave governor ground guns hands hard hope important Indian islands Jack Jack's Japanese John June kind knew land late learned leave Lieutenant looked Manila March Miles military Mindanao Moro needed never noted offered officers orders Pershing Pershing's Philippines plans Point president problems proved reached regiment Report returned secretary seemed Senator sent showed soldier staff success talked things thought tion took troops turned United University wanted Warren Washington West young Zamboanga
Усі результати пошуку книг »
The Fifth Star: High Command in an Era of Global War
George Morgan Hall
Перегляд фрагмента - 1994