By Martin Blumenson
Published by Houghton Mifflin Co, US, 1972 2nd printing
Used - hardcover with dustwrapper, ex-library – stamped with barcode on cover.
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. This volume covers the years to 1940.