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Patton: ordeal and triumph.

Author: Ladislas Farago
Publisher: New York, I. Obolensky [1964, ©1963]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This monumental definitive biography of George S. Patton Jr. supplies the missing link in the history of World War II.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Farago, Ladislas.
Patton.
New York : Ivan Obolensky, [1964, ©1963]
(OCoLC)648358359
Named Person: George S Patton; George S Patton; George S Patton; George Smith Patton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ladislas Farago
OCLC Number: 405969
Description: 885 pages maps 24 cm
Contents: Book One: The Ordeal --
1. "Robert is coming" --
2. Illiterate prodigy --
3. Gentleman soldier --
4. Ancient man in modern armor --
5. "Jine the cavalry" --
6. In the limbo of peace --
7. A dark decisive crisis --
8. In the shadow of marshall --
9. Rehearsals for war --
10. The call --
11. "Torch" --
12. Proconsul in morocco --
13. Detour to tunisia --
14. The shadow of montegomery --
15. Born at sea, baptized in blood --
16. The slapping incidents --
17. Conqueror in the doghouse --
Book Two: The Triumph --
18. Underdog of overlord --
19. In the london fog --
20. Master of peoval hall --
21. Dismal days --
22. Return to normandy --
23. The shadow of bradley --
24. The breakout --
25. A night in august and the morning after --
26. Brittany --
27. The chains of command --
28. The falaise mystery --
29. Victories and woes --
30. "The sure thing" --
31. Bone dry --
32. The shadow of eisenhower --
33. Period of confusion --
34. A matter of opportunity --
35. Metz and mud --
36. The road and the bulge --
37. Bastogne --
38. "One more great campaign" --
39. To the rhine --
40. Yonder are the russians --
41. A time of war, and a time of peace --
...And a time to die

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This monumental definitive biography of George S. Patton Jr. supplies the missing link in the history of World War II.

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