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

Author: Alan Axelrod
Publisher: Guilford, CT : Lyons Press, 2010, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st paperback edView 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: Electronic books
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Axelrod, Alan, 1952-
Patton's drive.
Guilford, CT : Lyons Press, 2010, ©2009
(OCoLC)709899291
Named Person: George S Patton; George S Patton; George S Patton; George S Patton
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Axelrod
ISBN: 9780762767083 0762767081
OCLC Number: 841521005
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 287 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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