HEROES: March's War

To the question "Who commanded the Army during the War?" nine persons out of ten will erroneously answer "Pershing." Command of the Army was (and is always) vested in the Chief of Staff at Washington under whom General Pershing served as a subordinate in charge only of the A. E. F. During the 19 months of U. S. war four generals in succession were Chief of Staff—Hugh Lenox Scott, Tasker Howard Bliss, John Biddle and Peyton Conway March, General March, long, lean, bearded son of a college professor, took command in March...

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