My Experiences in the World War

My Experiences in the World War is the memoir of John J. Pershing experiences in World War I.[1]

Pershing's memoir covers two volumes.[2] They were originally published by the Frederick A. Stokes Company of New York City, and released in 1931.[3] Pershing dedicated the work to The Unknown Soldier.[4]

Volume I covers the period from Pershing's selection as commander of the American Expeditionary Forces to the German spring offensive of 1918.[5]

In the second volume, Pershing covers the period from the Allied cooperation that began at the end of the Spring Offensive until the November 14, 1918 Allied victory parade in Paris.[6]

Pershing's memoir also contains numerous photos, maps, tables of organization, and other illustrations.[7]

My Experiences in the World War received the 1932 Pulitzer Prize for History.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pershing, John J. (1931). My Experiences in the World War. Vol. I. New York, NY: Frederick A. Stokes. p. Title.
  2. ^ My Experiences in the World War, vol. I, Title page
  3. ^ My Experiences in the World War, vol. I, Title page
  4. ^ My Experiences in the World War, vol. I, Title page
  5. ^ My Experiences in the World War, vol. I, Table of Contents
  6. ^ Pershing, John J. (1931). My Experiences in the World War. Vol. II. New York, NY: Frederick A. Stokes. p. Title.
  7. ^ My Experiences in the World War, vol. I, Table of Contents
  8. ^ "The 1932 Pulitzer Prize in History". The Pulitzer Prizes. New York, NY: Columbia University. Retrieved October 13, 2016.