The Dedication: General Pershing at the Montfaucon American Monument.

On August 1, 1937, WWI General John “Black Jack” Pershing dedicated the American memorial in Montfaucon, France that honored the U.S. and French soldiers who died fighting in the 1918 Battle of the Meuse-Argonne. As he reflected on the pivotal battle of the Great War, Pershing delivered one of the greatest military speeches in American history. Listen and watch it in the video below.

The Dedication: General Pershing Montfaucon American Monument from CoJMC on Vimeo.

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