Until the Last Trumpet Sounds: The Life of General of the Armies John J. Pershing

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Wiley, Apr 13, 1998 - History - 384 pages
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Critical Praise for Gene Smith On Until the Last Trumpet Sounds

"The best recent compact study of the commander of the American Expeditionary Force of World War I." Booklist

"A six-star effort . . . captures Pershing better than anyone has before." The Grand Rapids Press

On The Shattered Dream

"A storyteller of history, Gene Smith is one of the very best in his field." The Washington Post

On When the Cheering Stopped

"A brilliantly written and dramatically effective work of history . . . Smith is a prodigious researcher, an artful writer." The New York Times

On American Gothic

"A ripping good tale . . . the story rivets you. You can t put the book down." The New York Times Book Review

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Purchased for my son's language arts class. I got what I paid for. Not sure why they make you write at least 50 characters....... Read full review

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User Review  - Stephen - Goodreads

Another great soldier, yet not as great to me as General George C Marshall. He was, however, the only other General of the Armies since General Washington. Read full review

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About the author (1998)

GENE SMITH is the bestselling author of When the Cheering Stopped: The Last Years of Woodrow Wilson. His other books include The Shattered Dream: Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression and, most recently, the acclaimed American Gothic: The Story of America's Legendary Theatrical Family--Junius, Edwin, and John Wilkes Booth. He writes the "American Characters" column in American Heritage.

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