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Patton: A Biography

Patton: A Biography

  • Title: Patton: A Biography
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  • ISBN : 9781403971395
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 224 pages


George S Patton embodied contradiction a cavalryman steeped in romantic military tradition, he nevertheless pulled a reluctant American military into the most advanced realms of highly mobile ard warfare An autocratic snob, Patton created unparalleled rapport and loyalty with the lowliest private in his command an outspoken racist, he led the only racially integrat


Author Alan Axelrod




Patton: A Biography Reviews (27)

  • I have read a few of the Great General series books This one on General George S Patton, Jr was superbly done by Alan Axelrod Though brief it covered Patton s career and character in an easy flowing informative way I was surprised how many of the incidents covered in the book were paralleled in Acad [..]

  • I feel a bit funny giving a 3 star rating to a book about a 4 star General Anyway, Patton by Alan Axelrod is a interesting book than his book on General Omar Bradley Perhaps the two men are so very different that Axelrod was forced to write a rather dull account of Bradley s life but a much lively [..]

  • Alan Axelrod s Patton A Biography is a quick definitive look at the life of General George S Patton, Jr who is perhaps one of the complicated people to ever fight in a major US war The book goes in depth about Patton s elitist upbringing from his days at VMI to West Point gets into his lust for bei [..]

  • Summing up an entire person s life is always a challenge Patton, like many leaders and Generals before him was much nuanced than how he is often portrayed His biography reminded me a lot of General Sherman, another extremely capable and competent leader The shocking similarity is that both Patton a [..]

  • A concise yet insightful biography of the triumphant American WWII battlefield commander, General George S Patton Jr.General George Smith Patton Jr was a bold, inspirational American World War II military leader Known as Old Blood and Guts to his troops in Europe, Patton had no equal as a military t [..]

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