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Published by Obolensky in New York .
Written in English


  • Patton, George S.

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The greatest strength of the book is the author's encyclopedic knowledge of Patton and his thoughtful analysis. He doesn't take the public image of Patton as gospel but has interviewed many people who knew him and read Patton's diary and other by: None of them explains why Patton was so successful. This book offers the reader an inside-look into the behaviour, thoughts and views of one of the most successful generals of the Second World War. For anyone interested in Patton, the Second World War or anything military, I cannot advise this book enough. To me, it is a classic/5(58). Great book. I read it for information and to find out more about one of my personal heros. This is the second book that I have read written as "I was there with Patton. The other is written by Patton's personal doctor a gentleman by the name of Odom. It would appear that Mr Odoms books was put out by a private press/5(6).   Patton never read passively, but instead memorized his favorite passages and had a vigorous conversation with his books, marking up the text with copious marginalia and noting places he agreed or disagreed with the author’s view. If he found a tome particularly compelling, he would type up his notes on 3X5 index : Brett And Kate Mckay.

The Pattons is an exceptional portrait of the famous military family, eloquently written by the grandson of its most illustrious member, George S. Patton. Washington Post critic Jonathan Yardley called it one of the best books of the year/5. Dirk Patton is American author of horror, thriller and fiction books best known for his Voodoo Plague and 36 book series. Patton became a published author in when Unleashed the first book in V Plague series was released, and since then . Rommel's book "Infanterie greift an" Infantry Attacks (German: Infanterie greift an) is a classic book on military tactics written by Erwin Rommel about his experiences in World War I. At the time of the book's writing in the mids, Rommel's rank was lieutenant colonel. George Smith Patton Jr. (Novem – Decem ), KCB was a general of the United States Army who commanded the U.S. Seventh Army in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, and the U.S. Third Army in France and Germany after the Allied invasion of Normandy in June Born in to a family whose members had served in the United Buried: American Cemetery and .

  Carlo D’Este’s Patton: A Genius for War, mentioned by Mr. Tang’s Answer, is an outstanding book. I would, however, give the nod to Patton: The Man Behind the Legend by Martin Blumenson. The latter author was the editor of The Patton Papers and bro. George Patton, in full George Smith Patton, Jr., (born Novem , San Gabriel, California, U.S.—died Decem , Heidelberg, Germany), U.S. Army officer who was an outstanding practitioner of mobile tank warfare in the European and Mediterranean theatres during World War II. The book Patton: The Man Behind the Legend, is a wonderful book. This book is based on a man named George S. Patton. George S. Patton was a senior officer of the United States Army that is know for his leadership. In this the book it /5. "Patton: A Genius For War" was published in and is the biography for which Carlo D'Este is best known.   He is an author, military historian and a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army. Three years ago I read and reviewed his biography of Dwight Eisenhower as part of my journey through the best presidential biographies/5.