Definition of John joseph pershing
1. Noun. United States general who commanded the American forces in Europe during World War I (1860-1948).
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1. World War Issues and Ideals: Readings in Contemporary History and Literature by Morris Edmund Speare (1918)
"... JOHN J. PERSHING [General john joseph pershing (1860- ) was educated at West Point and has spent his life as an officer in the United States Army. ..."
2. Missouri's Hall of Fame: Lives of Eminent Missourians by Floyd Calvin Shoemaker (1918)
"Alexander W. Doniphan, who led the expedition in 1846-47, was a Clay county lawyer; General john joseph pershing, Missouri's Doniphan of 1916-17, ..."
3. Plays for Children, an Annotated Index by Alice Isabel Hazeltine, American Library Association (1921)
"john joseph pershing. HI. Five acts in chronological order from the life of General Pershing. For nineteen or more boys, three girls and extras. ..."
4. Heroes of the Army in America by Charles Morris (1919)
"Born in Missouri in 1860, on the verge of the Civil War, john joseph pershing graduated into the army from the Military Academy at West Point. ..."