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 (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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(ˈpɜr ʃɪŋ, -ʒɪŋ)

John Joseph ( “Blackjack” ), 1860–1948, U.S. general in World War I.
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Noun1.Pershing - United States general who commanded the American forces in Europe during World War I (1860-1948)Pershing - United States general who commanded the American forces in Europe during World War I (1860-1948)
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