The Patton Papers: 1885-1940
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The Patton Papers: 1885-1940 (The Patton Papers)

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"The history of war is the history of warriors; few in number, mighty in influence," wrote George S. Patton, Jr., in 1926, a full 17 years before he would begin to establish himself as one of the United States' finest military leaders.

General Patton was, in the words of Martin Blumenson, "an inveterate diary keeper," and when duty took him away from his beloved wife, he w

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Published March 1st 1972 by Houghton Mifflin
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Without this aristocratic, rich, and vain man, we would be wearing SS uniforms and seiging heil.

War is not a game, not fun.....and when it is necessary, you want a Rommel or a Patton up front.

There are sentiments in this book that will curl your blood. But we must understand this man, in order to understand war.
J. Bryce
A great and illuminating collection of personal and official letters, and diary entries, from the pen of the inimitable General George S. Patton, ably edited and annotated by Martin Blumenson, who served on Patton's Third Army headquarters staff.

A Christmas 1974 gift from my grandmother!
Jonnie Enloe
This book although about WWII is not as exciting as the earlier years. I found the earlier one fasinating and a much better read
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Not much to say about this book, except that another generation should be exposed to it, for their own good
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George Smith Patton, Jr. was a United States Army officer best known for his leadership while commanding corps and armies as a general during World War II. He was also well known for his eccentricity and controversial outspokenness.

Patton was commissioned in the U.S. Army after his graduation from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1909. In 1916–17, he participated in the unsuccessful Pan...more
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