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        An Army from Scratch | Black Jack Pershing: Love and War

        In 1918, Germany’s all-out onslaught forced Pershing to mobilize all American assets despite any doubts about readiness. Pershing missed his son. The Doughboys’ first battle victory raised morale and US leverage. Pershing commanded African American regiments, but rather than integrate US forces, he had African American troops serve with French troops or carry out cargo or construction tasks.

        Black Jack Pershing: Love and War

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