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The maxims of General Patton

Gary L. Bloomfield

The maxims of General Patton

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Published by Pelican Pub. Company in Gretna, La .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations,
  • American Quotations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Gary L. Bloomfield
    ContributionsPatton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE745.P3 B53 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25331183M
    ISBN 109781455617241, 9781455617258
    LC Control Number2012018787

      Hirshson skillfully intertwines the Patton family story with that of the general’s professional life. Washington Post Book World A fuller, more detailed study of Patton than what has come before, thanks in part to Hirshson’s exhaustive research of overlooked, forgotten archival material and newly available Patton family : HarperCollins Publishers.


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