The Patton Papers: 1940-1945

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Da Capo Press, 1996 - History - 889 pages
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One of World War II's most brilliant and controversial generals, George S. Patton (1885-1945) fought in North Africa and Sicily, as commander of the Third Army, spearheaded the Allies' spectacular 1944-1945 sweep through France, Belgium, and Germany. Martin Blumenson is the only historian to enjoy unlimited access to the vast Patton papers. his many books include Masters of the Art of Command (available from Da Capo Press) and Patton: The Man Behind the Legend.

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User Review  - seoulful - LibraryThing

The letters and diaries of Gen. George S. Patton from July 1940-December 1945. All prime source material with explanations by the editor to bridge the gaps. Gives insight into the character of a very ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jonnie Enloe - Goodreads

This book although about WWII is not as exciting as the earlier years. I found the earlier one fasinating and a much better read Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Martin Blumenson is the author of a dozen books on military subjects.

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