skip to content
General Patton : a soldier's life Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

General Patton : a soldier's life

Author: Stanley P Hirshson
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Provides an in-depth chronology of the life of General George Patton, Jr., discussing his military maneuvers, his ability to inspire his soldiers, his belief in a soldier's Valhalla, and his relief from command of the Third Army."
Rating:

based on 1 rating(s) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Military history
Named Person: George S Patton; George S Patton; George S (Soldat Patton
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley P Hirshson
ISBN: 0060009829 9780060009823 9780060009830 0060009837
OCLC Number: 50115876
Description: xxii, 826 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Prelude : Sicily, July 12, 1943, to July 14, 1943 --
Glassells and Herefords, Wilsons and Pattons (with some account of the dyslexia myth) --
A day as a lion --
The suicide club --
Leavenworth and all that --
The warrior soul --
"1918 minds, all" --
Field of honor --
"Not much of a war" --
Sicily on my mind --
Atrocities amid the triumphs --
"Lower than whale tracks" --
Whither destiny? --
Invasion blues --
Hurry up and wait --
Stumbling into the Bulge --
Hits and errors --
"Haven't you learned not to take this man seriously?" --
Headlong toward disaster --
A diary and a movie --
Patton : a brief assessment.
Responsibility: Stanley P. Hirshson.
More information:

Abstract:

"Provides an in-depth chronology of the life of General George Patton, Jr., discussing his military maneuvers, his ability to inspire his soldiers, his belief in a soldier's Valhalla, and his relief from command of the Third Army."

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50115876> # General Patton : a soldier's life
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "50115876" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/355.0092/e21/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943677228#Place/united_states> ; # United States
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148299> ; # World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943677228#Organization/united_states_army> ; # United States. Army.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943677228#Topic/generals_united_states> ; # Generals--United States
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/19799369> ; # George S. (Soldat Patton
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943677228#Person/patton_george_s_george_smith_1885_1945> ; # George Smith Patton
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/135579316> ; # United States. Army
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> ; # World War (1939-1945)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943677228#Topic/biografie> ; # Biografie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943677228#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/939841> ; # Generals
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710190> ; # Military campaigns
    schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2002" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/95083160> ; # Stanley P. Hirshson
    schema:datePublished "2002" ;
    schema:description "Prelude : Sicily, July 12, 1943, to July 14, 1943 -- Glassells and Herefords, Wilsons and Pattons (with some account of the dyslexia myth) -- A day as a lion -- The suicide club -- Leavenworth and all that -- The warrior soul -- "1918 minds, all" -- Field of honor -- "Not much of a war" -- Sicily on my mind -- Atrocities amid the triumphs -- "Lower than whale tracks" -- Whither destiny? -- Invasion blues -- Hurry up and wait -- Stumbling into the Bulge -- Hits and errors -- "Haven't you learned not to take this man seriously?" -- Headlong toward disaster -- A diary and a movie -- Patton : a brief assessment."@en ;
    schema:description ""Provides an in-depth chronology of the life of General George Patton, Jr., discussing his military maneuvers, his ability to inspire his soldiers, his belief in a soldier's Valhalla, and his relief from command of the Third Army.""@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3943677228> ;
    schema:genre "Military history"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "General Patton : a soldier's life"@en ;
    schema:productID "50115876" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/50115876#PublicationEvent/new_york_harpercollins_2002> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943677228#Agent/harpercollins> ; # HarperCollins
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy035/2002068881.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780060009830> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780060009823> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/50115876> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943677228#Agent/harpercollins> # HarperCollins
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "HarperCollins" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943677228#Organization/united_states_army> # United States. Army.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "United States. Army." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943677228#Person/patton_george_s_george_smith_1885_1945> # George Smith Patton
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1885" ;
    schema:deathDate "1945" ;
    schema:familyName "Patton" ;
    schema:givenName "George Smith" ;
    schema:givenName "George S." ;
    schema:name "George Smith Patton" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148299> # World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180924> # World War (1939-1945)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "World War (1939-1945)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710190> # Military campaigns
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Military campaigns"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/939841> # Generals
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Generals"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/135579316> # United States. Army
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "United States. Army" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/19799369> # George S. (Soldat Patton
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1885" ;
    schema:deathDate "1945" ;
    schema:familyName "Patton" ;
    schema:givenName "George S. (Soldat" ;
    schema:givenName "George Smith" ;
    schema:givenName "George S." ;
    schema:name "George S. (Soldat Patton" ;
    schema:name "George Smith Patton" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/95083160> # Stanley P. Hirshson
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1928" ;
    schema:deathDate "2003" ;
    schema:familyName "Hirshson" ;
    schema:givenName "Stanley P." ;
    schema:name "Stanley P. Hirshson" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780060009823>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0060009829" ;
    schema:isbn "9780060009823" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780060009830>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0060009837" ;
    schema:isbn "9780060009830" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.