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Return to Patton"s France

1944"s Odyssey Retraced

by Hugh A. Harter

  • 49 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Janus Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • European history: Second World War,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • History,
  • France - History,
  • World War II - Europe,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History: American,
  • France,
  • Europe - France,
  • United States,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Biography,
  • Campaigns,
  • Harter, Hugh A,
  • Intelligence officers,
  • Personal narratives, American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9000470M
    ISBN 101857564456
    ISBN 109781857564457

    Therefore, it is my humble opinion that this book will be best appreciated when read in conjunction with other books such as: War As I Knew It The Patton Papers, The Patton Papers Patton: The Man Behind the Legend, Patton: A Genius for War The Button Box: A Daughter's Loving Memoir Of Mrs. George S. Patton to get a. Seller Notes: “ I prefer to use pictures as my item description whenever possible. I make every effort to document any damage found in the pictures. If I find odors, highlighting, underlining, margin notes, address labels, written names, inscriptions, stains, loose bindings, missing or loose pages, wear marks, rips, tears, sticker residue, fold-overs, leans or any other damage not mentioned Seller Rating: % positive.

    Patton knew his entrance into German-occupied territory was of monumental historical importance. So he decided to imitate William the Conqueror’s entrance into England before leading Norman forces in their heroic conquest of the entire island in   As to Patton biographies and books written by others there are so many, as you have seen, that it would be hard to say which one is the best. I have War As I Knew It and Patton: A Genius For War by Carlo D'Este. redcoat. Ad Honorem. Nov 8, Stockport Cheshire UK Apr 7, #7.

      Explain the reason that you want to return the item. Select the reason for the return in the drop-down menu. The different options include defective items, no longer needed, the wrong size, and other options. Click the option that best suits the situation and then hit the submit : 55K. Now, the 7-time Academy-award-winning epic drama about legendary general George S. Patton is available in an exclusive Metalpak case. In this stirring portrait of an American original, the polarizing and uncompromising Patton (George C. Scott) rouses the troops to combat the advancing Nazi front in the Mediterranean and European theaters, paving the way for Allied victory in World War II.


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Nearly 70 years ago, on Aug. 1,Lieutenant General George S. Patton took command of the American Third Army in France. For the next 30. Get this from a library. Return to Patton's France: s Odyssey retraced.

[Hugh A Harter]. The Pattons is an exceptional portrait of the famous military family, eloquently written by the grandson of its most illustrious member, George S. gton Post critic Jonathan Yardley called it “one of the best books of the year.”4/5.

George Smith Patton Jr. (Novem – Decem ) was a general of the United States Army who commanded the U.S. Seventh Army in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, and the U.S.

Third Army in France and Germany after the Allied invasion of Normandy in June Born inPatton attended the Virginia Military Institute and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The apogee of Patton’s career came with the dramatic sweep of his Third Army across northern France in the summer of in a campaign marked by great initiative, ruthless drive, and disregard of classic military to the Normandy Invasion, he was publicly placed in command of the First U.S.

Army Group (FUSAG), a fictitious army whose supposed marshaling in eastern England helped. The st was the first group of African American tankers to reach France. Assigned to Patton’s 3 rd Army, the st saw heavy combat as they moved across France and Germany.

Nearly 50 members. The 4th Armored Division was an armored division of the United States Army that earned distinction while spearheading General Patton's Third Army in the European theater of World War II.

The 4th Armored Division, unlike most other U.S. armored divisions during World War II, did not officially adopt a nickname for the division during the war. CHAPTER XV.

The Race Across France "The time you saw the American Army on the move was after Avranches," wrote an observer. After the capture of Avranches on 31 Julybulldozers and scrapers were clearing the roads of the German wreckage left in the wake of.

Thousands of British tourists beat a hasty retreat from France, packing out planes, trains and ferries to return to the U.K. by the early hours of Saturday morning to avoid a mandatory day. Patton, proud of how his regiment had performed, noted that 40 of his men marched the entire miles barefooted.

A Full Display of Patton’s Talent in Battle. In August, Union Maj. Gen. William Averell, a friend of George’s before the war, led 3, men against Lewisburg. “[Patton was] a swaggering bigmouth, a Fascist-minded aristocrat brutal and hysterical, coarse and affected, violent and empty quite mad.” —Dwight MacDonald, America social critic quoted in The New York Review of Books, Decem “Everything that everyone has ever said about George S.

Patton, Jr., is probably true.”. From there we will see where Patton’s forces crossed the Moselle River and fought off a German counterattack. After study and discussion in the field, we will tour Fort Hackenburg. This integral part of the Maginot Line, France’s defensive front in and Patton.

The book Patton: The Man Behind the Legend, is a wonderful book. This book is based on a man named George S. Patton. George S. Patton was a senior officer of the United States Army that is know for his leadership.

In this the book it talks about his life and what he's accomplished.4/5(35). Items must be sent back with our RMA number that we assign to each individual return – for our reference.

United States Return requests must be within 30 days of receipt of the item. Items must be mailed within 5 business days of date return approval and label sent.

International Return requests must be within 14 days of receipt of the Rating: % positive. Robert Wilcox, an investigative and military reporter, voiced the same theory in this book, Target Patton: The Plot to Assassinate General George S. Patton. Chase Millsap is a Marine Grunt, a Green Beret, and a Naval Academy Graduate.

For real, it's a good story. He speaks 3 languages, writes in 2, and is avid reader of history. Directed by José Ferrer. With Carol Lynley, Jeff Chandler, Eleanor Parker, Mary Astor. The residents of Peyton Place, New Hampshire, are not happy when its most famous denizen, Alison Mackenzie, writes a "shocking" novel detailing the sinful secrets of the town.

Most outraged is malicious Roberta Carter, who wants the book banned from the school library. Patton is a American epic biographical war film about U.S.

General George S. Patton during World War stars George C. Scott as Patton and Karl Malden as General Omar was directed by Franklin J. Schaffner from a script by Francis Ford Coppola and Edmund H. North, who based their screenplay on Patton: Ordeal and Triumph by Ladislas Farago and Bradley's memoir, A Soldier's Story.

Patton (second from left) with other American generals, 3. "Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way. "Perhaps one of the most famous quotes that people don't realize originated with Patton, this mantra summed up his style.

4. "Do everything you ask of those you command." Patton led his soldiers by example.A descendant's affectionate and affecting account of those who helped make Patton a celebrated family name in the often violent annals of the New World. Drawing on the private papers and memorabilia of his forebears, Patton offers an anecdotal, generation-spanning chronicle that extends back to the flight of Huguenots from 16th- century France.

While he focuses on George S. Patton Jr., the. While researching my book, Fighting Patton: George S. Patton through the Eyes of His Enemies, I found no indication in the surviving German military records—which include intelligence reports at the theater, army, and division levels—that Patton’s enemies had any idea who he was when he took command of II Corps in Tunisia in March