The Patton Papers 1885-1940

The Patton Papers 1885-1940
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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.