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Per·shing(pûr′shĭng, -zhĭng), John Joseph Known as "Black Jack." 1860-1948.
American general who commanded the American Expeditionary Force in Europe during World War I.
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(Biography) John Joseph, nickname Black Jack. 1860–1948, US general. He was commander in chief of the American Expeditionary Force in Europe (1917–19)
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a US ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear or conventional warhead
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Per•shing(ˈpɜr ʃɪŋ, -ʒɪŋ)
John Joseph ( “Blackjack” ), 1860–1948, U.S. general in World War I.
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