Growing Up Patton: Reflections on Heroes, History, and Family Wisdom
This unique memoir by the grandson of General George S. Patton Jr. offers a rare and intimate look into the life of the legendary man and the legacy he passed down from one generation to the next. It includes never before published letters between General George S. Patton and his son during WWII, as well as never before published family photographs.
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West Point. I was not aware that the son was a major general in the Army and served with distinction in Korea and Vietnam. He spent a fair amount of time at Fort Hood in command of a large group of soldiers, mainly during the 1960s. There are also chapters on other 'heroes' of the writer: Creighton Ab ...more
Also, I don't fault the senior General Patton for his views on PTSD, although he was wrong. Many soldiers are still fighting that exact stigma.