This is a 18 slide, highly animated, power point presentations on World War I - Military Leaders - John J Pershing. Each of the presentation slides are editable so you can change it to fit your individual needs.
General John J. “Black Jack” Pershing graduated from West Point in 1886, at the age of 26, and started his military career fighting American Indians, including the Apache and the Lakota tribes. When he was 30, he was an officer in the famous Wounded Knee battle in South Dakota, where hundreds of Lakota Indians were massacred by the U.S. military.
Although many people think that his nickname, Black Jack, was some kind of tribute, it was actually a put-down. Pershing had served with the buffalo soldiers in the famous 10th Cavalry unit, which was comprised of segregated African-American soldiers. He was derided for having “ridden with the blacks,” and so was nicknamed Black Jack.
The success of American troops during World War I was largely credited to Pershing's leadership and he returned to the United States as a hero.
The presentation covers the following:
AEF & Victory
World War I Action
General of the Army
Chief of Staff
End of Presentation
This is one of many power point presentations I offer in my store under the heading.... World War I.