George S. Patton

George S. Patton

A Biography

Book - 2003
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This book presents the full complexity of one of America's most famous generals.
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. A thorough bibliography of print and electronic sources and a timeline that plots key events in Patton's life and career complete the book.

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Smith (history, Baylor U.) offers undergraduate and advanced high school level student researchers an accessible account of the life of one of America's most famous generals, George S. Patton (1885-1945). The narrative follows his complete life trajectory including his career from West Point to his death caused by a car accident. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Describes the life and military career of General George S. Patton, a West Point graduate who led American troops to key victories in both world wars.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003
ISBN: 9780313323539
Branch Call Number: B Patton, G.S. SMI
Characteristics: xx, 130 p. : ill. ; 25 cm


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