Face Off: Pershing Vs Gallwitz
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At times warfare comes down to a duel between two great commanders. In the St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne offensives-the first full-scale American actions on World War I's Western Front-two brilliant military leaders faced off in what would become an epic struggle. Both German General Max von Gallwitz and American General John "Black Jack" Pershing were famed commanders and both sought a victory to cap off their illustrious careers. FACE OFF: PERSHING VS. GALLWITZ examines the fierce conflict between the two men from their first encounter-featuring Pershing's inexperienced "All American" unit versus Gallwitz's seasoned troops-through their final battle known as "The War to End All Wars." Filled with incisive interviews rare vintage military clips and detailed tactical explanations FACE OFF narrates a herculean contest between two of WWI's most formidable leaders.