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War as I knew it

Author: George S Patton; Paul D Harkins; Beatrice Banning Ayer Patton
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1947.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Memoirs of General Patton's campaigns, assembled from his letters and other writings.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Erlebnisbericht
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George S Patton; Paul D Harkins; Beatrice Banning Ayer Patton
OCLC Number: 394259
Notes: Edited by Beatrice Ayer Patton.
Description: xix, 425 pages : portrait, maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. Open Letters from Africa and Sicily. 1. Operation "Torch": North Africa. 2. Operation "Husky": The Invasion of Sicily --
pt. 2. Operation "Overlord" 1. The Campaign of France, Avranches, Brest to the Moselle --
1 August to 24 September 1944: Touring France with an Army. 2. Forcing the Line of the Moselle --
25 September to 7 November 1994: The Flood. 3. The Capture of Metz and the Saar Campaign --
8 November to 8 December 1944: Stuck in The Mud. 4. The Bastogne --
St. Vith Campaign "The Bulge" --
19 December 1944 to 28 January 1945: The Bulge. 5. The Eifel to the Rhine and the Capture of Trier --
29 January to 12 March 1945: Many Rivers and Passive Defense. 6. The Capture of Coblentz and the Palatinate Campaign --
13 March to 21 March 1945: The Beginning of the End. 7. Forcing the Rhine, Frankfurt on Main, and Across the Mulde --
22 March to 21 April 1945: "The Rhine, The Rhine, The German Rhine" 8. Crossing the Danube and Entering Czechoslovakia and Austria --
22 April to 9 May 1945: The Last Round-up --
pt. 3. Retrospect. 1. Reflections and Suggestions. 2. Earning My Pay --
App. A Operation "Torch" --
App. B Composition of II Corps --
App. C Operation "Husky" --
App. D Letters of Instruction --
App. E Composition of an Army --
App. F Roster of Principal Staff Officers --
App. G Corps that Served with Third Army --
App. H Divisions that Served with Third Army.
Responsibility: George S. Patton, Jr. ; annotated by Colonel Paul D. Harkins.

Abstract:

Memoirs of General Patton's campaigns, assembled from his letters and other writings.

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by WTYILL@KUK (WorldCat user on 2007-05-09)

Introduction by Douglass Southall Freeman xv Part One: Open Letters from Africa and Sicily 1 1. Operation “Torch” 3 North Africa 5 2. Operation “Husky” 53 The Invasion of Sicily 54 Part Two: Operation “Overlord” 1. The Campaign of France, Avranches, Brest to the Moselle – 1 August to 24 September 1944 89 Touring France with An Army 91 2. Forcing the Line of the Moselle – 25 September to 7 Novemer 1944 138 The Flood 139 3. The Capture of Metz and the Saar Campaign – 8 November to 8 December 1944 164 Stuck in the Mud 166 4. The Bastogne – St. Vith Campaign “The Bulge” – 19 December 1944 to 28 January 1945 193 The Bulge 194 5. The Eifel to the Rhine and the capture of Trier – 29 January to 12 March 1945 230 Many Rivers and Passive Defense 231 6. The Capture of Coblentz and the Palatinate Campaign – 13 March to 21 March 1945 257 The Beginning of the End 258 7. Forcing the Rhine, Frankfurt on main and Across the Mulde – 22 March to 21 April 1945 270 “The Rhine, The Rhine, The German Rhine” 272 8. Crossing the Danube and Entering Czechoslovakia and Austria – 22 April to 9 May 1945 308 The Last Round-Up 309 Part Three: Retrospect 333 1. Reflections and Suggestions 335 2. Earning My Pay 367 Appendix A. Headquarters, Western Task Force Operation “Torch” 391 B. Composition of II Corps 395 C. Headquarters, I Armored Corps and Seventh Army – Operation “Husky” 396 D. Letters of Instruction 397 E. Composition of an Army 418 F. Roster of Principal Staff Officers, Headquarters, Third U.S. Army 420 G. Corps that Served with Third Army, 1 August 1944 to 9 May 1945 422 H. Divisions that Served with Third Army, 1 August 1944 to 9 May 1945 424

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