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Patton, the man behind the legend, 1885-1945

Author: Martin Blumenson
Publisher: New York : Morrow, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A re-creation of the life and career of this army general that uses liberal quotes from Patton and his family. An incisive study of General George Patton probes the sensitivity, emotionality, and insecurities that were concealed behind the public facade of a macho military man and that also produced one of the world's greatest generals.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blumenson, Martin.
Patton, the man behind the legend, 1885-1945.
New York : Morrow, ©1985
(OCoLC)561601211
Named Person: George S Patton; George S Patton; George S Patton; George S (Soldat Patton; George S Patton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Blumenson
ISBN: 068806082X 9780688060824 0688137954 9780688137953
OCLC Number: 12313740
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: 320 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The ghosts --
The warrior mold --
The junior years --
The great war --
Between the wars --
The challenge of World War II --
War in the Mediterranean --
The war in Europe --
The last years --
Behind the legend.
Responsibility: Martin Blumenson.

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A re-creation of the life and career of this army general that uses liberal quotes from Patton and his family. An incisive study of General George Patton probes the sensitivity, emotionality, and insecurities that were concealed behind the public facade of a macho military man and that also produced one of the world's greatest generals.

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