George S. Patton: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies) ebook
by David A. Smith
Patton back to life with his vivid descriptions and page turning narrative. Kudos to Mr. Smith for his unbiased approach to his subject. This is a great book.
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George S. Patton book. George S. Patton: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies). A timeline plots the key events in Patton's life and career. military in the early and mid-20th century. Patton : A Biography. Part of the Greenwood Biographies Series). by David Andrew Smith. When many Americans think of George S. Patton, they conjure the image of George C. Scott
George S. Scott. Yet the movie could only tell a compressed version of Patton's remarkable life. This book presents the full complexity of one of America's most famous generals. Patton began as a young man from a privileged background and loving family. Patton by David A. Smith A Biography (Greenwood Biographies). Yet the movie could only tell a compressed version of Patton's remarkable life
George Smith Patton IV (December 24, 1923 – June 27, 2004) was a major general in the United States Army and the son of World War II General George S. Patton Jr. He served in the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Patton was educated at The Hill School. A 1946 graduate of the United States Military Academy, Patton was initially trained as an infantry officer. His first assignment was to Regensburg, West Germany, where he participated in the 1948 Berlin Airlift
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George Patton was born into a life of privilege
George Patton was born into a life of privilege. His father was a successful lawyer who served as the Los Angeles County district attorney, and his mother was the daughter of Benjamin D. Wilson, the first elected mayor of Los Angeles and a wealthy landowner. Where was George Patton educated? Although George Patton’s formal education did not begin until after his 11th birthday, he was an eager student of history.
by. Smith, David A. Publication date. Patton, George S. 1885-1945. Generals - United States - Biography. World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns. United States - History, Military - 20th century. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china.
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General George Smith Patton Jr. was a celebrated and controversial American general in. . Patton: A Biography. was a celebrated and controversial American general in World War II, famed for his successes in armored warfare against the Germans in 1944-45. It is a biographical film, based based on the books Patton: Ordeal and Triumph, by Ladislas Farago, and A Soldier's Story, by General of the Army Omar Bradley (Bradley served as technical adviser in the film, and was himself played by Karl Malden).
When many Americans think of George S. Patton, they conjure the image of George C. Scott. Yet the movie could only tell a compressed version of Patton's remarkable life. This book presents the full complexity of one of America's most famous generals. Patton began as a young man from a privileged background and loving family. He struggled to overcome what was probably a learning disability to gain entrance into West Point, and began a storied career as a soldier, one that would lead him into confrontations in Mexico, the Argonne Forest in World War I, and virtually everywhere in the European Theatre of World II, where his world renown exploded. Along the way, he found time to become a devoted family man, as well as an expert horseman and fencer. He even represented the United States in the Olympics.
This book also includes a thorough bibliography of print and electronic sources to aid further research. A timeline plots the key events in Patton's life and career. Accessible to students and general readers, this biography looks at Patton the soldier and Patton the man, and is perfect for those interested in the general's life, World War II, and the U.S. military in the early and mid-20th century.