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Patton: Military Profile (Military Profiles)

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Shortly after World War II, when the Allies interrogated Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt, the senior commander who opposed the Allied invasion of France, they asked him to rate the skills of his opponents. He is reputed to have said, Patton, he was your best. Praise for his performance was precisely what George Smith Patton, Jr., had sought all his life. As a cadet at the ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published July 14th 2007 by Potomac Books
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This book effectively skims over every facet of the General's life. It is simply a terrific book for anyone who is thinking of diving in deeper to the historic topic of General George S. Patton. The authors successfully convey his overall significance and abilities to developing not only the tank warfare of the 20th century, but of his ability to lead and use tactics with the best form of strategy that he did while faced with insurmountable odds against him - even from within his own higher ...more
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Martin Blumenson was a soldier in the US army, and a military historian, and a recognised authority on the life of Gen. George S. Patton Jr.

Blumenson received a Bachelors and Masters degree from Bucknell University in Pennsylvania. He received a second master's degree in history from Harvard University. He also was an exellent pianist, performing at Carnegie Hall as a young man.

He served as a U.S.
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