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Born on January 5, 1887, in the hamlet of Perry, Georgia, Hodges had entered
West Point in 1904 at the age of seventeen. He was not well grounded
academically and after one year he was "found" in math and compelled to resign.
He was so ...
I briefed him on the extent of the German penetration. I outlined my strategy. We
had to break off our attacks eastward, turn Hodges' army south and Patton's army
north. My fears turned out to be groundless. Patton grasped the necessity for the
4 Bedell called me later that evening to sound me out. His basic argument was
that "it may save us a great deal of trouble, especially if your communications with
Hodges or Simpson go out." I was completely dumbfounded — and shocked.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Whiskey3pa - LibraryThing
Well organised and paced. Presents an interesting look at many of key figures of the Allied war effort. At times, it feels more like the tone of Patton than Bradley, at least as they have been portrayed popularly since the war. Good reading, highly recomended. Read full review
part two Overseas to War
part three The War on the Continent
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