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Meet Amazing Americans Leaders & Statesmen John Joseph Pershing
Just Like Washington Crossed the Delaware, General Pershing Will Cross the Rhine
Pershing was compared to Washington in this song from 1918

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A Hero Returns
After playing a major role in the victory of the United States and its allies in World War I, General John Pershing returned home to be hailed as a hero. On his way back from Europe in September 1919 he received great news: he had been promoted to general of the armies, a rank bestowed on only one other American -- George Washington (also an "Amazing American").
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