|Amazon Price||New from||Used from|
John Perry graduated cum laude from Vanderbilt University, with additional studies at University College, Oxford, England. Before beginning his career as an author in 1997, he was an award-winning advertising copywriter and radio producer. John has published 21 books as an author, collaborator, or ghostwriter. He is the biographer of Sgt. Alvin York, Mary Custis Lee (wife of Robert E. Lee and great granddaughter of Martha Washington), and George Washington Carver. Among other books, he has also written about the 1925 Scopes “monkey” trial (Monkey Business, with Marvin Olasky, B&H Publishing, 2005) and contemporary prison reform (God Behind Bars, Thomas Nelson, 2006). He is a two-time Gold Medallion finalist and Lincoln Prize nominee. He lives in Nashville.
Over all, I recommend this to those interested in history, those learning about WW I, or looking for an easy historical read.
"Pershing: Commander of the Great War" by John Perry is one of six books in The Generals series and is about the great American military leader, John Joseph Pershing.
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher through the BookSneeze®.com book review bloggers program.
Black Jack Pershing was admired, respected, and loved by Generals Marshall, Eisenhower, Bradley, Patton and MacArthur, all of whom served with or for him, as well as The kings,... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Jim Mitchell
It may not be the authoritative book on Pershing, it's still a fine addition. One of the great leaders of US history, sadly forgotten now. Read morePublished 1 month ago by CJ
Good book about one of the great generals of the American army. Well written -- interesting. Would recommend it!Published 5 months ago by W. Moore
This book is well written and reads very well. You will learn a great deal about the life and legacy of Pershing. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Daniel E. Carr
While not an in-depth study, "Commander of the Great War, is informative and entertaining. A good read as a supplement for the student of American History.Published on April 14, 2013 by David Beasley
I bought this book to learn more about World War I and General Pershing. I knew little about him and thought it would be a good way to see how he fit into that war and how the war... Read morePublished on January 14, 2013 by K. Lotter
Almost 100 years after the first World War and Pershing is an almost forgotten American hero. This book provides a fantastic view into the leader that won the Great War.Published on January 4, 2013 by Kevin Dean
When I was a member of ROTC (Reserve Officers Training Corps) in college, I was a member of a drill team called the Pershing Rifles. Read morePublished on December 31, 2012 by Ircel Harrison