US 1961 General John Joseph Pershing 4c. Scott. 1214

US 1961 General John Joseph Pershing 4c. Scott. 1214

Series: Liberty Issue

Stamp details: General John J. Pershing

Issued date: 17-11-1961 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 4c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 1214
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 1041
Michel (Germany): 818
Yvert et Tellier (France): 721

Dimensions (height x width):
25mm x 22mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Rotary press

Stamp Colors: Brown
Perforation: Perf 11 x 10

Themes: Famous People, World War I, General

Description:- General of the Armies John Joseph Pershing (1860-1948), nicknamed "Black Jack", was a senior United States Army officer. He served most famously as the commander of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) on the Western Front during World War I, from 1917 to 1918. In addition to leading the AEF to victory in World War I, Pershing notably served as a mentor to many in the generation of generals who led the United States Army during World War II, including George C. Marshall, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Omar Bradley, Lesley J. McNair, George S. Patton and Douglas MacArthur.