Until the Last Trumpet Sounds: The Life of General of the Armies John J. Pershing by Gene Smith
Published by John Wiley & Sons on October 1st 1999
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Military, United States, World War I
Len's Summary: The new one-volume biography of General John J. Pershing Until the Last Trumpet Sounds by Gene Smith (John Wiley & Sons) was panned by The New York Times, but got a better review from historian Rod Paschall writing for MHQ. Black Jack’s best biographies are multi-volume — Frank Vandiver’s and Donald Smythe’s come to mind — so this one is a handy, quick reference that captures the fundamentals of Pershing’s life.