b. pershing

Pershing

[pur-shing or for 2, -zhing]
noun
1.
John Joseph ("Blackjack") 1860–1948, U.S. general: commander of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I.
2.
Military.
a.
a 46-ton (42 metric tons) U.S. heavy tank of 1944–52, with a five-man crew and a 90mm gun.
b.
a two-stage surface-to-surface ballistic missile.
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Pershing1 (ˈpɜːʃɪŋ)
 
n
John Joseph, nickname Black Jack. 1860--1948, US general. He was commander in chief of the American Expeditionary Force in Europe (1917--19)

Pershing2
 
n
a US ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear or conventional warhead

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