General Pershing and the Battle of Meuse-Argonne

Mitchell Yockelson talked about his book, Forty-Seven Days: How Pershing’s Warriors Came of Age to Defeat the German Army in World War I. Mr. Yockelson… read more

General Pershing and the Battle of Meuse-Argonne Mitchell Yockelson talked about his book, Forty-Seven Days: How Pershing’s Warriors Came of Age to Defeat the German Army in World War I. Mr. Yockelson focused on General “Black Jack” Pershing’s biography and stories of those under his command. Appointed to lead the American Expeditionary Forces by President Wilson in 1917, General Pershing led his army to victory in the 1918 Battle of Meuse-Argonne. Mr. Yockelson argued this victory was a major factor in ending World War I and a turning point for U.S. Army fighting strategies. close

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  • David Ferriero Archivist of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
  • Mitchell A. Yockelson Investigative Archivist National Archives and Records Administration->Office of the Inspector General

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General Pershing and the Battle of Meuse-Argonne

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407070-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 09, 2016 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 31, 2016 | 5:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Apr 09, 2016 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 16, 2016 | 3:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 17, 2016 | 11:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2016 | 1:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 31, 2016 | 5:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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