The New York Times Mid-Week Pictorial-Vol.V No.13 May 31,1917-11" X 16"-sepia. This vintage pictorial magazine-which originally sold for ten cents-was a supplement to The New York Times. The magazine features a full cover photo of Major General John J. pershing-Selected by President Wilson to head the American Army to be sent to France.John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing GCB (September 13, 1860 July 15, 1948) was an officer in the United States Army. Pershing is the only person, while still alive, to rise to the highest rank ever held in the United States ArmyGeneral of the Armiesequivalent only to the posthumous rank of George Washington. Pershing led the American Expeditionary Force in World War I and was regarded as a mentor by the generation of American generals who led the United States Army in Europe during World War II, including George C. Marshall, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Omar Bradley and George S. Patton. The pictorial magazine has been autographed on the front cover by John J. Pershing in black fountain pen..............BOTH MAGAZINE AND AUTOGRAPH ARE IN NICE CONDITION FOR THEIR AGE.PAGES ARE BRITTLE AND HAS SMALL TEARS....................
HeadlineGeneral John J. Pershing New York Times Pictorial Magazine 1917 Signed Autograph World War 1