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Patton's drive : the making of America's greatest general

Author: Alan Axelrod
Publisher: Guilford, CT : Lyons Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning with George S. Patton, Jr.'s drive across Europe during World War II, the author traces the trajectory that revealed the commander's destiny.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
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Axelrod, Alan, 1952-
Patton's drive.
Guilford, CT : Lyons Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)714718156
Named Person: George S Patton; George S Patton; George S Patton; George S Patton
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Axelrod
ISBN: 9781599215396 159921539X 9780762756766 0762756764
OCLC Number: 317451040
Description: xvi, 287 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "I am destined to achieve some great thing" --
"A very timid operation" --
Giving Cobra its venom --
From breakout to breakthrough --
"I wish I were supreme commander" --
"Don't be fatuous, George!" --
"I belong to a different class" --
Sierra Blanca --
The Punitive Expedition --
The dogs of war --
Patton in hell.
Responsibility: Alan Axelrod.
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Beginning with George S. Patton, Jr.'s drive across Europe during World War II, the author traces the trajectory that revealed the commander's destiny.

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