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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (15 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jim Lacey Narrator: Tom Weiner Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Great Generals Series Release Date:
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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 US entered into World War I 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 Pershing’s development from Indian fighter to guerrilla warrior against the Philippine insurgency to victorious WWI commander.

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  • “A first-rate life of a great American general who is all too often overlooked or underestimated today.”

    Michael Korda, author of Ulysses S. Grant and Ike

  • “Well researched, well presented, and well reasoned.” 

    Dennis Showalter, author of Patton and Rommel: Men of War in the Twentieth Century 

  • “Jim Lacey has provided a wonderful study of Pershing and his generalship that is well researched, but even more important brings a real understanding of the art of leadership to the subject.” 

    Williamson Murray, author of A War To be Won 

  • “Tom Weiner’s resonant baritone voice is a good match for Pershing’s story. His staccato delivery is somewhat quick but clear, and he narrates with the confidence and authority befitting a general. Weiner makes one want to hear the entire work in one sitting.”

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  • “Lacey’s contribution to the Great Generals series substantially redresses the balance in Pershing’s favor by underlining his achievements.” 

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