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The Pattons : a personal history of an American family

Author: Robert H Patton
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Brassey's five-star paperback edView all editions and formats
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Drawing on private letters and diaries to which he has sole access, Robert Patton explores the history of his famous military family whose most illustrious member was his grandfather General George  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Patton family.; George S Patton; Patton family.; George S Patton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert H Patton
ISBN: 1574881272 9781574881271
OCLC Number: 34984046
Notes: Originally published: New York : Crown Publishers, ©1994.
Description: xv, 320 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: September 1918: a good honorable wound --
A name in America. The contempt of the proud --
To die as I had lived --
A torchlight procession --
Perfectly resigned --
The effects of a general breakdown --
The tin box --
Playing tiger --
Georgie. The happiest boy in the world --
Undine and Kuhlborn --
My every slightest wish --
A cure for brittle bones --
Was are living so intensely lately --
Talking blood --
Faces in the clouds --
Keeping faith. Au revoir, son --
Hawaiian legends --
torch --
The fair-haired boy --
An ironical thing --
The goddess of happy death.
Responsibility: Robert H. Patton.

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