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The fighting Pattons

Author: Brian Sobel
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fascinating history of an American military family

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Genre/Form: Biography
Military history
Named Person: George S Patton; George S Patton; George S Patton; George S Patton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Sobel
ISBN: 9780253009906 0253009901
OCLC Number: 806020293
Notes: Originally published: Westport, Connecticut : Praeger, 1997.
Description: xxiii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Born of distinction --
The early years --
The Long Grey line --
The world afire --
Death of a hero --
A soldier carries on --
Land of the morning calm --
Peaceful intermission --
Une guerre très difficile --
A return to war --
Blackhorse --
Laurels for the soldier --
A soldier's general --
Turbulent world --
Hell on wheels --
Quiet reflection.
Responsibility: Brian M. Sobel ; foreword by Major General George S. Patton ; with a new foreword by Joanne Holbrook Patton and a new introduction by the author.

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Strong, stirring, and inspiring. . . . What a story it is! . . . A stunning account. * Army * Highly recommended and engrossing reading as well as giving us a view of the Pattons that has never Read more...

 
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