Library Ed. Blackstone Audiobooks 2008
CS ISBN 978-1-4332-4980-8 $44.95 Four cassettes
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General of the Armies (six-star) John James Pershing was a native of Laclede, Missouri, and his first memory was of Confederate guerillas raiding his hometown in 1863. After completing West Point, he saw service against the Apaches in the Southwest, charged up San Juan Hill in Cuba, subdued the Moros in the Philippines, and commanded the 1916 expedition that chased Pancho Villa in Mexico. Pershing's WWI leadership of the American Expeditionary Force influenced such future leaders of the Army as Marshall, MacArthur, Patton, and Eisenhower. 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. M.T.F. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2008]
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