John J Pershing Research Paper

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General John J. Pershing was a United States Army General who served his country in numerous conflicts such as the Indian Wars, The Spanish-American Wars, the Philippine Insurrection, and the Great War. He was reported by many to be a natural born leader and due to this he rose through the ranks as an officer and with a minor amount of political assistance, and sheer effectiveness and experience as a commander, he became the General of the Armies after his successful leadership of the American Expeditionary Force in Europe during the Great War.(1) John Joseph Pershing was born on September 13, 1860 in Laclede, Missouri.(4) His molding to become a leader started early in life during the economic depression of 1873, when his family lost most
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