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General Patton : A Soldier's Life
by Stanley Hirshson




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"The most complete biography of Patton] yet produced." -Chicago Tribune

Utilizing untapped archival materials from the United States and England, Stanley P. Hirshson creates the most balanced portrait of Patton ever written.

General Patton: A Soldier's Life reveals Patton as a complex soldier capable of brilliant military maneuvers but also of inspiring horrendous acts with fiery speeches. It explains Patton's belief in a soldier's Valhalla, connects the family's wealth to one of America's bitterest labor strikes, and disputes the usual interpretation of Patton's relief from command of the Third Army.

While investigating this complex man, Hirshson has uncovered surprising material about a series of civilian and military massacres in Sicily, attempts to exploit Patton's diary after his death, and Patton's relations with top Allied generals. In this meticulously documented volume, Patton comes to life.

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Overview

"The most complete biography of Patton] yet produced." -Chicago Tribune

Utilizing untapped archival materials from the United States and England, Stanley P. Hirshson creates the most balanced portrait of Patton ever written.

General Patton: A Soldier's Life reveals Patton as a complex soldier capable of brilliant military maneuvers but also of inspiring horrendous acts with fiery speeches. It explains Patton's belief in a soldier's Valhalla, connects the family's wealth to one of America's bitterest labor strikes, and disputes the usual interpretation of Patton's relief from command of the Third Army.

While investigating this complex man, Hirshson has uncovered surprising material about a series of civilian and military massacres in Sicily, attempts to exploit Patton's diary after his death, and Patton's relations with top Allied generals. In this meticulously documented volume, Patton comes to life.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780060009830
  • ISBN-10: 0060009837
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: August 2003
  • Page Count: 826
  • Dimensions: 8.98 x 5.9 x 1.52 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.97 pounds


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