Pershing Statue in Golden Gate Park

Pershing Statue in Golden Gate Parkloupe
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco

This statue in Golden Gate Park commemorates General of the Armies John Joseph (John) Pershing (1860-1948), the American general and commander from World War I.  The statue was sculpted by Haig Patigian, Armenian-American sculptor, and was dedicated on November 11, 1922.  The inscription reads: "In tribute to General Pershing and the victorious armies of the United States and her co-belligerents during the World War 1914-1918.  Presented by Dr. Morris Herzstein, 1922".  Behind Gen. Pershing's foot is a destroyed German helmet.  

For interesting background on this statue see: https://www.outsidelands.org/ggp-pershing.php