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George Smith Patton III
November 11, 1885 (1885-11-11)December 21, 1945 (1945-12-22) (aged 60)
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Then Lieutenant General George S. Patton
Nickname Old Blood and Guts
Place of birth San Gabriel, California
Place of death Heidelberg, Germany
Place of burial American Cemetery and Memorial
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch United States Department of the Army Seal.svg United States Army
Years of service 1909–1945
Rank US-O10 insignia.svg General
Commands held Machinegun Platoon/3/15th Cavalry Regiment
K/3/15th Cavalry Regiment
A/1/7th Cavalry Regiment
HQs Troop/American Expeditionary Force
302nd Tank Center
1st Light Tank Battalion
1st Light Tank Regiment
1st Tank Brigade
304th Tank Brigade
3/3rd Cavalry Regiment
5th Cavalry Regiment
3rd Cavalry Regiment
2/2nd Armored Division
2nd Armored Division
US 1st Armored Corps
Desert Training Center
US 1st Armored Corps
U.S. II Corps
US 1st Armored Corps
U.S. Seventh Army
U.S. Third Army
U.S. Fifteenth Army
Battles/wars Mexican Revolution
  • Battle of San Miguelito
Awards Distinguished Service Cross (2)
Distinguished Service Medal (3)
Silver Star (2)
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star
Purple Heart
Order of the Bath
Order of the British Empire
Relations Major General George Patton IV (son)
General John K. Waters (Son in law)
.George Smith Patton, Jr. (also George Smith Patton III) (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945) was a United States Army officer most famous for his leadership commanding corps and armies as a general in World War II.^ George Smith Patton, Jr. November 11 , 1885 – December 21 , 1945 ) was a leading U.S. Army general in World War II .
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^ November 11, 2009 3:21 PM .
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^ General George Patton (1885-1945) .
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.He was also widely known for his controversial outspokenness and strong opinions.^ It should be noted, however, that many of the controversial opinions he expressed were common (if not exactly popular) at the time and his outspoken opposition to post-surrender denazification is still a widely debated viewpoint today.
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.Patton was commissioned in the army in 1909, and participated in the unsuccessful attempt to capture Pancho Villa in 1916–17. In World War I, he was the first officer assigned to the new United States Tank Corps[1][2] and saw action in France.^ His request was granted and Patton became the first American igned to the new U. S Tank Corps.
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^ His request was granted and Patton became the first American assigned to the new U. S Tank Corps.
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^ After graduating from West Point and placing 5th in the 1912 Olympics pentathlon, he became military aide to General Pershing during the Mexican Expedition, served as Tank Corps captain in World War I, and went on to lead Allied armies to...
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.After the war, he was a strong advocate of armored warfare.^ H. Essame, Patton: The Commander (1974) Patton was unquestionably the outstanding exponent of armored warfare produced by the Allies in the Second World War.

.In World War II, he commanded corps and armies in North Africa, Sicily, and the European Theater of Operations.^ In his 36-year Army career, he was an advocate of armored warfare and commanded major units of North Africa , Sicily , and the European Theater of Operations .
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^ World War II: Volume 22.
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^ World War II: Volume 11.
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.Near the end of the Sicilian campaign, Patton jeopardized his career by slapping a soldier recuperating from battle fatigue at a hospital; Patton considered him a coward.^ Most of them have been about Patton's battles and campaigns.
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^ While Patton was recuperating from his wounds, hostilities ended.
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^ It was true that the soldier unbeknowingly by himself or the doctors had malaria, but in Patton's book, no man could say "I can't take it"...especially in a hospital where the men around him-men with shattered limbs, or bellies packed with dressings, could laugh and joke.
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.The well-publicized incident caused General Dwight D. Eisenhower to relieve him of command.^ The operation was placed under the supreme command of General Dwight D. Eisenhower .

^ Fortunately, Eisenhower and Chief of Staff Marshall recognised Patton's virtues as a fighting general, too, and refused to dismiss him.
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^ In an attempt to solve the problem General Dwight D. Eisenhower arranged a meeting between Maudlin and Patton.

.Thus, instead of playing a major part in the Normandy Landings and Operation Overlord, he was relegated to acting as a decoy in Operation Quicksilver.^ Quartermasters too encountered difficult conditions but garnered valuable logistics "seasoning" applicable to future operations; especially Operation OVERLORD, the invasion of Normandy.
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^ Part of Operation Overlord, the codeword for the invasion, was Operation Fortitude, an immense deception operation intended to deceive the Germans into thinking that the initial invasion would take place at southern Norway, and the main invasion would be at Pas de Calais, where the English Channel is most narrow, instead of Normandy.
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^ The Normandy invasion, though difficult and costly, had been successful...very much in part to Operation Fortitude.
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.However, he was later given command of the U.S. Third Army and ably led it in breaking out of the hedgerows of Normandy and across France.^ General Patton's offensive, however, came to a screeching halt on August 31 , 1944 , as the Third Army literally ran out of gas near the Moselle River , just outside of Metz , France .
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^ In the period leading to the Normandy invasion , Patton gave public talks as commander of the fictional First U.S. Army Group (FUSAG), which was supposedly intending to invade France by way of Calais .
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^ Patton commanded French troops, the 2nd Armored Division commanded by Philippe Leclerc, integrated in the Third Army, and had rocky but friendly relations with the French general.
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.A surprise German offensive at the Battle of the Bulge resulted in American units being surrounded in Bastogne, but Patton rapidly disengaged his army from fighting in another sector and moved it over 100 miles in 48 hours to relieve the siege.^ Patton and the 3rd Army in the Bulge .
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^ Bastogne La Roche Monshau Aachen Durig the Battle of the Bulge, Patton turned the Third Army north to relieve the surrounded and besieged 101st Airborne Division trapped in Bastogne .
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^ Treacherous Peace After fighting ceased in Europe in 1945, Patton was given command of the 15th U.S. Army in Germany.
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.Patton often got into trouble.^ Without going into too much detail it is usually acknowledged, often grudgingly, that Patton was the finest general the allies had in the European theater.
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.In addition to the slapping incident, towards the end of the war he voiced his detestation and mistrust of the Soviet Union and his desire to fight it.^ CARLO D'ESTE: The two slapping incidents which took place toward the latter part of the Sicily campaign, I think, were the defining moments of Patton's military career.
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^ LAMB: This slapping incident in 1943 -- right in the middle of the war.
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^ After the war he had mentioned the possibility that he might have been partly responsible for the slapping incidents.
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.However, he was greeted warmly by the public when he returned to the United States in June 1945. He died in December of that year after an automobile accident.^ Christmas and get-well greetings after automobile accident, 1945 .
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^ Two months later, in December 1945, Patton died after a mysterious automobile accident.
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^ Then he returned to Germany, where he died December 21, 1945, at age 60, after breaking his neck in an automobile accident.
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Family

.George Smith Patton was born in San Gabriel Township, California (in what is now the city of San Marino), to George Smith Patton, Sr.^ George Smith Patton, Jr., was born on 11 November 1885 in San Gabriel, California.
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^ George Patton was born in San Gabriel, California, on 11th November, 1885.

^ Graduating from the Virginia Military Institute in 1877 before taking up a career as an attorney , Patton's father served as the first city level District Attorney of Pasadena , California and the first mayor of San Marino, California .
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.(1856–1927) and Ruth Wilson (1861–1928).^ September 30 , 1856 – June, 1927 ) and Ruth Wilson, daughter of Benjamin Wilson , a prominent Pasadena land owner and politician.
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^ Family Patton was born in San Gabriel, California, to George Smith Patton (September 30, 1856 June, 1927) and Ruth Wilson.
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.Although he was technically the third George Smith Patton, he was given the name Junior.^ His paternal grandparents were Brigadier General George Smith Patton (June 26, 1833 September 19, 1864) and Susan Thornton Glassell.
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^ Patton, known throughout his life as "Georgie" was born Nov 11, 1885 in San Gabriel, CA, to George Smith Patton Jr, and Ruth Wilson.
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^ Family Patton was born in San Gabriel, California, to George Smith Patton (September 30, 1856 June, 1927) and Ruth Wilson.
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.The Pattons were an affluent family of Scottish descent.^ The Pattons were an affluent family.
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.As a boy, Patton read widely in classics and military history.^ General George Smith Patton remains a fascinating figure in military history, who was immortalized in the 1970 film, Patton.
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^ Patton was an intelligent child, intensively studying classical literature and military history from a young age, but likely suffered from an undiagnosed case of dyslexia , the consequences of which would haunt him throughout his schooling.
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^ Since his death, Patton's reputation has continued to grow until he is now considered by many the greatest military commander in U. S history.
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.Patton's father was an acquaintance of John Singleton Mosby, a noted cavalry leader of the Confederate Army in the American Civil War who served first under J.E.B. Stuart and then as a guerrilla fighter.^ Various Confederate heroes had befriended the family after the war, namely John Singleton Mosby, the partisan cavalry leader.
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^ I served under your father in Vietnam.
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^ Patton's father was a friend of John Singleton Mosby , a cavalry hero of the Confederate States of America , serving first under J.E.B. Stuart and then as a guerrilla fighter.
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.The younger Patton grew up hearing Mosby's stories of military glory.^ The younger Patton grew up hearing Mosby's stories of military glory.
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^ It faithfully tells the story of General George S. Patton, one of the most colorful and controversial military leaders in American history.
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^ Patton had sat on Mosby's knee, listening to stories of daring and heroism by Mosby, and Mosby's close friend, General J.E.B. Stuart.
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.From an early age, the young Patton sought to become a general and hero in his own right.^ He says, "General Patton was right here and said I was an American hero.

^ From an early age the young Patton sought to become a general and hero in his own right.
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^ George Smith Patton was born in California in 1885, and at the age of five he informed his parents of his intention of becoming a "great general."
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.Patton came from a long line of soldiers, including General Hugh Mercer of the American Revolution.^ Patton came from a long line of soldier s who fought and some who died in many conflicts, including General Hugh Mercer of the American Revolution .
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^ During his service, Patton, accompanied by ten soldiers of the 6th Infantry Regiment , killed "General" Julio Cardenas, commander of Villa's personal bodyguard.
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^ During his service, Patton, accompanied by ten soldiers of the 6th Infantry Regiment , killed "General" Julio Cardenas , commander of Villa's personal bodyguard.
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[3] .A great-grandfather, John M. Patton, was a governor of Virginia.^ Patton's grandfather in Fredericksburg , graduated from Virginia Military Institute (VMI), Class of 1852, standing 2nd in a class of 24.
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^ Both his father and grandfather, Col. George S. Patton, had attended Virginia Military Institute, where Patton's favorite hero, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson had taught.
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^ Left orphan children: i.  Ann Eliza Patton, born 1836/7 ii.  Ellen Virginia Patton, born 1837/8 iii.  John Preston Patton iv.
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.His grandfather, Colonel George S. Patton, was killed during the Battle of Opequon.^ Ruth Patton later wrote about a letter that George Patton sent to her mother during the First World War .

^ True or False: George S. Patton died in battle.
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^ In Stock Lucky Forward: The History of General George Patton's Third U.S. Army by Colonel Robert S. Allen .
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.Colonel Patton was promoted to brigadier general by the Confederate Congress, but, at the time, had already died of battle wounds, so that the promotion was never official.^ General Patton is not here in an official capacity.
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^ On 1st October 1940 Patton was promoted to brigadier general and given command of the 2nd Armed Division based at Fort Benning.

^ Battle of Cantigny Meuse-Argonne Offensive Hundred Days Offensive Battle of Amiens For his service in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive , Patton received a Purple Heart, a Distinguished Service Cross the Distinguished Service Medal, and was given a battlefield promotion to full colonel.
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.A great-uncle, Waller T. Patton, died of wounds received in Pickett's Charge during the Battle of Gettysburg.^ His great-uncle Walter Taswell was mortally wounded in Pickett's Charge.
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^ A great-uncle, Waller T. Patton , perished of wounds received in Pickett's Charge during the Battle of Gettysburg .
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^ True or False: George S. Patton died in battle.
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.Two other great-uncles, John M. Patton and Isaac Patton, served as colonels in the Confederate States Army, while yet another great uncle, William T. Glassell, was a Confederate States Navy officer.^ A great-uncle, Waller T. Patton , perished of wounds received in Pickett's Charge during the Battle of Gettysburg .
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^ Patton's car was repaired and used by other officers.
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^ "It is not an exaggeration to state that Patton fought two wars in the ETO: one against the enemy and one against higher authorities for the opportunity to fight the enemy," notes Colonel Allen.
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Another relative, Hugh Weedon Mercer, was a Confederate general.
.His seventh great-grandfather was Louis Dubois, a French Huguenot immigrant, who with 11 others founded the town of New Paltz, New York.^ The New York Times headlined this quote, and other papers all across America picked it up.
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^ A New York newspaper printed the completely false claim that when Patton had slapped the soldier who was Jewish, he had called him a "yellow-bellied Jew."
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^ A New York newspaper printed the completely false claim that when Patton had slapped the soldier who was Jewish, he had called him a "yellow-bellied Jew.
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.Another of Patton's ancestors was Francis Gregory, a first cousin of George Washington.^ The first one was his grandfather, the first George S. Patton.
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^ Ruth Patton later wrote about a letter that George Patton sent to her mother during the First World War .

^ While still a captain during the First World War, George S. Patton had an occasion to pay a visit to the southeastern French town of Langres in December of 1917.
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.Gregory married Francis Thornton III, a first cousin twice removed from James Madison and three times removed from Zachary Taylor.^ My father had left for the second of his three tours in Vietnam about the time I was a year old, and my first memory of him is when we flew to Hawaii on R & R to meet him when I was about 3.
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^ E lizabeth Cathey, daughter of George-5355 was named in the 1823 court case as having been twice married, first to Robert Cain, and second to Robert Reed.
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^ Keeping pace to support Patton and Lieutenant General Courtney Hodges First Army, ADSEC moved forward three times in as many weeks.
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.Patton's paternal grandparents were Colonel George Smith Patton and Susan Thornton Glassell.^ Patton's paternal grandparents were Brigadier General George Smith Patton ( June 26 , 1833 – September 19 , 1864 ) and Susan Thornton Glassell.
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^ George Smith Patton was born in California in 1885, and at the age of five he informed his parents of his intention of becoming a "great general."
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^ Patton, known throughout his life as "Georgie" was born Nov 11, 1885 in San Gabriel, CA, to George Smith Patton Jr, and Ruth Wilson.
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.Patton's grandfather, born in Fredericksburg, graduated from Virginia Military Institute (VMI), Class of 1852, second in a class of 24. After graduation, George Smith Patton studied law and practiced in Charleston.^ Patton's grandfather in Fredericksburg , graduated from Virginia Military Institute (VMI), Class of 1852, standing 2nd in a class of 24.
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^ The first one was his grandfather, the first George S. Patton.
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^ Most of them had gone to the Virginia Military Institute, were VMI grads.
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.When the American Civil War broke out, he served in the 22nd Virginia Infantry of the Confederate States of America.^ When the American Civil War broke out, he served in the 22nd Virginia Infantry of the Confederate States of America .
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^ The brigadier general was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and later served in the 22nd Virginia Infantry of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War (1861 1865).
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^ Patton came from a long line of soldiers who fought and often died in many conflicts, including the American Revolution and, in particular, the Confederate side of the American Civil War.
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A younger Benjamin Davis Wilson ca. 1850.
.Patton's grandfather left behind a namesake son, born in Charleston, Virginia (now West Virginia).^ Son Patton, born 1804/10.
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^ Dying among the casualties of the Battle of Opequon (the Third Battle of Winchester), Patton's grandfather left behind a namesake son, born in Charleston , West Virginia when that state was still part of Virginia.
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^ He left behind a namesake son who was born in Charleston, West Virginia, when that state was still part of Virginia.
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.The second George Smith Patton (born George William Patton in 1856, changing his name to honor his late father in 1868) was one of four children.^ The first one was his grandfather, the first George S. Patton.
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^ His paternal grandparents were Brigadier General George Smith Patton (June 26, 1833 September 19, 1864) and Susan Thornton Glassell.
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^ Patton, known throughout his life as "Georgie" was born Nov 11, 1885 in San Gabriel, CA, to George Smith Patton Jr, and Ruth Wilson.
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.Graduating from the Virginia Military Institute in 1877, Patton's father served as L.A. County District Attorney and the first City Attorney for the city of Pasadena, California and the first mayor of San Marino, California.^ He later notably served as the first city level District attorney of Pasadena, California and the first mayor of San Marino, California.
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^ Graduating from the Virginia Military Institute in 1877 before taking up a career as an attorney , Patton's father served as the first city level District Attorney of Pasadena , California and the first mayor of San Marino, California .
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^ He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1877.
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He was a Wilsonian Democrat.
His maternal grandparents were Benjamin Davis Wilson, (December 1, 1811 to March 11, 1878), the namesake of Southern California's Mount Wilson, and his second wife, Margaret Hereford. .Wilson was a self-made man who was orphaned in Nashville, Tennessee, and made his fortune as a fur trapper and adventurer during the Indian Wars and the war against Mexico, before marrying the daughter of a Mexican land baron and settling in what would become California's San Gabriel Valley.^ Patton, known throughout his life as "Georgie" was born Nov 11, 1885 in San Gabriel, CA, to George Smith Patton Jr, and Ruth Wilson.
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^ Family Patton was born in San Gabriel, California, to George Smith Patton (September 30, 1856 June, 1927) and Ruth Wilson.
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^ World War II During the buildup of the U.S. Army prior to its entry into World War II, Patton established the Desert Training Center in Indio, California.
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Patton married Beatrice Banning Ayer (January 12, 1886–September 30, 1953), the daughter of wealthy textile baron Frederick Ayer, on May 26, 1910. They had three children, Beatrice Smith (March 19, 1911–October 24, 1952), Ruth Ellen Patton Totten (February 28, 1915–November 25, 1993), who wrote The Button Box: A Loving Daughter's Memoir of Mrs. George S. Patton, and George Patton IV (December 24, 1923–June 27, 2004), who rose to the rank of major general. A cousin of George S.Patton was Democratic Congressman from Georgia Larry McDonald who was aboard Korean Air Lines Flight 007 when it was shot down by the Soviets just west of Sakhalin Island on September 1, 1983.

Education and early military service

.Patton attended Virginia Military Institute for one year, where he rushed VMI's chapter of the Kappa Alpha Order.^ Education Patton attended Virginia Military Institute for one year, then transferred to and graduated from the U.S. Military Academy.
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^ He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1877.
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^ Patton at Virginia Military Institute (VMI) where he would have been Class of 1907 had he not transferred to West Point after one year Patton attended Virginia Military Institute for one year, then transferred to West Point .
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.He then transferred to the United States Military Academy.^ Education Patton attended Virginia Military Institute for one year, then transferred to and graduated from the U.S. Military Academy.
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^ Martin Blumenson, Breakout and Pursuit (Washington D.C., Center of Military History, United States Government Printing Office, 1978), 354.
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^ Horn, a specialist assigned to the intelligence unit of the 7th Army, held a very unique position within the ranks of the United States military.
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.The Academy compelled him to repeat his first "plebe" year because of his poor performance in mathematics.^ Because of these difficulties, it took him five years to graduate from West Point, although he did rise to become Adjutant of the Corps of Cadets .
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^ I finish this job, which will be around the first of the year, I shall resign, not retire, because if I retire I will still have a gag in my mouth .
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^ He flunked out after plebe year with Courtney Hodges (both "found deficient" in mathematics), but reentered to graduate in 1909 , being commissioned as a cavalry officer.
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.He repeated his plebe year with honors and was appointed Cadet Adjutant (the second highest position for a cadet), eventually graduating in 1909 instead of 1908 and receiving his commission as a cavalry officer.^ Patton received his Cavalry commission in 1909.
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^ He flunked out after plebe year with Courtney Hodges (both "found deficient" in mathematics), but reentered to graduate in 1909 , being commissioned as a cavalry officer.
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^ The next two years saw the dashing young cavalry of officer become one of the Army's best polo players.
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[4]

Fifth Olympiad

.Patton participated in the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm in the first-ever modern pentathalon.^ Patton also represented the United States in the 1912 Olympics at Stockholm in the Modern Pentathlon.
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^ After graduating from West Point, Patton participated in the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, representing the United States in the first-ever Modern Pentathlon.
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^ After graduating from West Point, Patton participated in the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm , representing the United States in the first-ever Modern Pentathlon .
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He placed sixth out of 37 contestants in 300 meter freestyle swimming. Patton was third out of 29 fencers. In the equestrian cross-country steeplechase, he was among the three riders who turned in perfect performances, but he placed third because of his time. Patton "hit the wall" 50 yards (46 m) from the finish line of the four kilometer cross-country footrace, then fainted after crossing the line at a walk. He finished third out of 15 contestants. .He finished fifth overall.^ Still, Patton finished fifth overall, an excellent finish in an event traditionally dominated by European marksmen.
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Pistol shooting controversy

.In pistol shooting, Patton placed 20th out of 32 contestants.^ He placed 5th in the event, out of 46, but would have placed first...he had problems in the pistol shooting part of the event, having the same problem that he had had while training for football at West Point...he had trained too hard, having lost nearly 30 pounds in preparation for the Olympics.
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.He used a .38 caliber pistol, while most of the other competitors chose .22 caliber firearms.^ He was leading prior to the shooting competition, in which he decided to use a .38 revolver instead of the .22 caliber the rest of the athletes used.
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^ The competitors were allowed to choose whatever pistol they wished, and most used .22 revolvers.
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.He claimed that the holes in the paper from early shots were so large that some of his later bullets passed through them, but the judges decided he missed the target completely once.^ He claimed his second bullet went through the hole made by his first.
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^ Consequently, Patton's handgun punched larger holes in the target, which probably cost him points in the shooting finals since he supposedly missed with one round; in actuality the "missing" round had passed through a cluster of holes he had already put in the target.
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^ He claimed that the 'miss' actually passed through the holes put in the target by his previous bullets (the heavier .38 rounds tearing a much larger series of holes in his target than the lighter rounds of his competitors).
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Modern competitions on this level frequently now employ a moving background to specifically track multiple shots through the same hole.[5] There was much controversy, but the judges’ ruling was upheld. Patton neither complained, nor made excuses. Patton's only comment was
...the high spirit of sportsmanship and generosity manifested throughout speaks volumes for the character of the officers of the present day. .There was not a single incident of a protest or any unsportsmanlike quibbling or fighting for points which I regret to say marred some of the other civilian competitions at the Olympic Games.^ At that time, in the early '80s, there was no other single deposit known with so many fossils of one kind of dinosaur.
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^ Some people rob you at gun point..Others will rob you at "Ball Point Pen" .
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.Each man did his best and took what fortune sent them like a true soldier, and at the end we all felt more like good friends and comrades than rivals in a severe competition, yet this spirit of friendship in no manner detracted from the zeal with which all strove for success.^ And, at the end, it was much more than that.
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^ I felt like cheering at the end!
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^ It was true that the soldier unbeknowingly by himself or the doctors had malaria, but in Patton's book, no man could say "I can't take it"...especially in a hospital where the men around him-men with shattered limbs, or bellies packed with dressings, could laugh and joke.
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[citation needed]

Master of the Sword and the Patton Saber

.Following the 1912 Olympics, Patton traveled with his family to Dresden, Berlin, and Nuremberg.^ Patton, a talented sportsman, finished fifth in the modern pentathlon in the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm.

^ After representing the U.S. at the 1912 Olympic Games, Patton took part in General John J. Pershing’s punitive raid into Mexico in 1916.
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^ Patton also represented the United States in the 1912 Olympics at Stockholm in the Modern Pentathlon.
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.Seeking the greatest swordsman in Europe to study with, Patton was told the “beau sabreur” of the French Army would be the one.^ A map of Western Europe, marked by Patton in March 1944 prior to the development of campaign plans, illustrates with remarkable accuracy the projected route that the Third Army would take in its advance across France and Germany.
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^ Patton was soon relieved of his Third Army command and transferred to the Fifteenth Army, a paper command preparing a history of the war.One thing that must be remembered is that Patton was a historian at heart.
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^ Patton, once again facing diplomacy in battle, sent his army on a route different from the one planned, and raced and beat Montgomery's forces in taking Palermo and Messina.
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.Adjutant M. Clèry was a French “master of arms” and instructor of fencing at the Cavalry School at Saumur.^ Attended French cavalry school, Saumur, France .
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^ While Master of the Sword, Patton improved and modernized the Army's Cavalry Saber fencing techniques and designed the M1913 Cavalry Saber .
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^ After the Olympics, Patton kept busy by visiting the French cavalry school as an observer and studying French sword drill.
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.Patton went to Saumur for intense study with the master.^ While in Europe, Patton attended the French Cavalry School at Saumur to study fencing, at his own expense.
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.Upon his return, Patton wrote a report that was revised for the Army and Navy Journal.^ George Patton received a report written by Earl G. Harrison about the way the Jews in Germany were being treated by the US Army after the war.

^ Anticipating an attack on 12 December, Patton directed "his Staff to make a study of what the Third Army would do if called upon to counterattack such a break-through."
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^ Patton wrote about the report in his diary on 15th September, 1945.

.Patton’s first article for the Cavalry Journal appeared in the March 1913 issue.^ Patton's father was a friend of John Singleton Mosby , a cavalry hero of the Confederate States of America , serving first under J.E.B. Stuart and then as a guerrilla fighter.
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^ After his return to the states, Patton was assigned to the US Army Cavalry School, and was made the army's first "Master of the Sword".
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.In the summer of 1913, after he advised the Ordnance Department on sword redesign, Patton was allowed to return to Saumur to study once again under Clèry.^ Patton was forced to make his plans under the constraints that Montgomery would be allowed to take certain cities, etc.
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^ While in Europe, Patton attended the French Cavalry School at Saumur to study fencing, at his own expense.
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^ After his return to the states, Patton was assigned to the US Army Cavalry School, and was made the army's first "Master of the Sword".
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.Lieutenant Patton was made the Army's youngest-ever "Master of the Sword" at the Mounted Service School at Fort Riley, Kansas.^ After his return to the states, Patton was assigned to the US Army Cavalry School, and was made the army's first "Master of the Sword".
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^ Now one of the achievements of this man was that as a second lieutenant of cavalry, barely out of West Point, here the Army appoints him the first-ever master of the sword.
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^ Riley, Kansas; he's going to school, and on the other hand, he's teaching men way senior -- men who have been in the Army for many, many years -- the elements and rudiments of swordsmanship.
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.While Master of the Sword, Patton became an instructor at Fort Riley and improved and modernized the Army's cavalry saber fencing techniques.^ While Master of the Sword, Patton improved and modernized the Army's Cavalry Saber fencing techniques and designed the M1913 Cavalry Saber .
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^ He graduated from the Mounted Service School, Fort Riley, Kans., in 1913, and a year later from the Advanced Course at the Cavalry School, Fort Riley.
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^ Now known as the "Patton" sabre, it was heavily influenced by the 1908 and 1912 Pattern British Army Cavalry Swords .
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.Earlier in the year, he assisted in the design of the Model 1913 Cavalry Saber.^ He graduated from the Mounted Service School, Fort Riley, Kans., in 1913, and a year later from the Advanced Course at the Cavalry School, Fort Riley.
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^ While Master of the Sword, Patton improved and modernized the Army's Cavalry Saber fencing techniques and designed the M1913 Cavalry Saber .
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^ Patton, also designed a new U. S cavalry saber the M1913 and authored a training manual for its use, the Army's Saber Regulations 1914.
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.It had a large, basket-shaped hilt mounting a straight, double-edged, thrusting blade designed for use by light cavalry.^ It had a large, basket-shaped hilt mounting a straight, double-edged, thrusting blade designed for use by heavy cavalry.
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^ Patton, also designed a new U. S cavalry saber the M1913 and authored a training manual for its use, the Army's Saber Regulations 1914.
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.Patton's 1914 manual "Saber Exercise" outlined a system of training for both mounted and on foot use of the saber.^ Saber Exercise, 1914 .
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^ I have both seen Lawrence of Arabia and Patton in theaters using the 70mm prints .
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^ Patton, also designed a new U. S cavalry saber the M1913 and authored a training manual for its use, the Army's Saber Regulations 1914.
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The weapon came to be known as the "Patton Saber." .There is no one sword that this saber was modeled after.^ At that time, in the early '80s, there was no other single deposit known with so many fossils of one kind of dinosaur.
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^ One can turn this around and say that if the creation was a one-shot event in the distant past, then there is no admissible (first-hand) evidence to support it.
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^ No, Brad, there's only one proper way for a professional soldier to die.
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.Patton suggested the revision from a curved sword and edge and cutting technique to a thrusting style of attack, following his extensive training in France.^ Immediately after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Patton again faced the daunting task of training, leading, and sustaining combat forces in the field.
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^ Using his newly acquired knowledge of tanks, Patton organized the American tank school at Langres, France, and trained the first 500 American tankers.
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^ After completing the Punitive Expedition, Pattons superior, the newly promoted Major General Pershing, left for France to assemble and train the American Expeditionary Force (AEF).
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Patton's thoughts were expressed in his 1913 report "The Form and Use of the Saber":
.In the Peninsula War the English nearly always used the sword for cutting.^ Sort of like Papercraft, but he always uses the actual sheet from which the design was cut as part of the piece.
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The French dragoons, on the contrary, used only the point which, with their long straight swords caused almost always a fatal wound. This made the English say that the French did not fight fair. .Marshal Saxe wished to arm the French cavalry with a blade of a triangular cross section so as to make the use of the point obligatory.^ It had a large, basket-shaped hilt mounting a straight, double-edged, thrusting blade designed for use by heavy cavalry.
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.At Wagram, when the cavalry of the guard passed in review before a charge, Napoleon called to them, "Don't cut!^ When reviewing the 82nd Airborne Division in Berlin, he was especially impressed with their professionalism, and called them the name that they still proudly bear, "America's Guard of Honor."
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The point! The point!" [6]
The weapon was never used as intended. .At the beginning of U.S. involvement in World War I, several American cavalry units armed with sabers were sent to the front but they were held back; the nature of war had changed, making horse-mounted troops easy prey for enemy troops equipped with Gewehr 98 rifles and MG08 machine guns.^ Not counting mortars, machine guns, rifles.
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^ Patton's story starts in North Africa at the beginning of the United States involvement in World War II and end with the defeat of Germany.
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^ He enlisted in the Army during World War II and went on to serve 16 years, both in combat, and in his later years, as an Armed Forces Radio and Television officer.
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.However, Patton took his style of move forward and attack technique to his use of the tank in battle.^ Soon thereafter, as an observer, he was present at the Battle of Cambrai, the first battle using a significant number of tanks.
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^ Patton, however, felt that he should use a true military weapon, which at that time was a .38 revolver.
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^ As long as one tank is able to move it must go forward.

.This would become his trademark combat style.^ This revolver would become a Patton trademark during World War II. As a result of this action, Patton was promoted to first lieutenant.
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Punitive Expedition into Mexico

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Generals Villa, Obregón, and Pershing after meeting at Fort Bliss, Texas.
^ During the Mexican Expedition of 1916 , Patton, while assigned to the 13th Cavalry Regiment in Fort Bliss , Texas , accompanied then- Brigadier General John J. Pershing as his aide during the Mexican Expedition in his pursuit of Pancho Villa .
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^ After Pancho Villas raid on Columbus, New Mexico, Brigadier General John J. Pershing assembled a retaliatory force to find Villa.
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^ Leaving Fort Bliss together on 13 March 1916, Patton and Pershing began a close and lifelong friendship.
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Patton is immediately behind Pershing.
.During the Punitive Expedition of 1916, Patton was assigned to the 8th Cavalry Regiment[7] at Fort Bliss, Texas.^ During the Mexican Expedition of 1916 , Patton, while assigned to the 13th Cavalry Regiment in Fort Bliss , Texas , accompanied then- Brigadier General John J. Pershing as his aide during the Mexican Expedition in his pursuit of Pancho Villa .
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^ Mexican Punitive Expedition, 1916-1917 .
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^ During the Mexican border campaign of 1916, Patton, while assigned to the 13th Cavalry Regiment in Fort Bliss, TX, accompanied then BG John J. Pershing, as his aide during the Mexican Expedition in his pursuit of Pancho Villa.
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.He served as aide to then-Brigadier General John J. Pershing in his pursuit of Pancho Villa, after Villa's forces had crossed into New Mexico, raided and looted the town of Columbus, and killed several Americans.^ Again served on General Pershing's staff in the American Expeditionary Force in France (May 1917).
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^ During the Mexican border campaign of 1916, Patton, while assigned to the 13th Cavalry Regiment in Fort Bliss, TX, accompanied then BG John J. Pershing, as his aide during the Mexican Expedition in his pursuit of Pancho Villa.
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^ His first relationship with Pershing began in 1916 after Pancho Villa raided a New Mexican border town, and we had what they call the punitive expedition against Mexico to try to catch and punish Pancho Villa.
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.Patton, accompanied by ten soldiers of the 6th Infantry Regiment, and using three armored cars, conducted the United States' first armored vehicle attack, and in the process killed two Mexican leaders, including "General" Julio Cardenas, commander of Villa's personal bodyguard.^ During his service, Patton, accompanied by ten soldiers of the 6th Infantry Regiment, tracked down and killed "General" Julio Cardenas, commander of Villa's personal bodyguard.
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^ Patton, like his contemporaries Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery and General Omar Bradley, or his American predecessors, Gens George Washington, Robert E. Lee, and Ulysses S. Grant, loved his soldiers, and personally mourned the loss of every one killed in battle.
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^ On 1st October 1940 Patton was promoted to brigadier general and given command of the 2nd Armed Division based at Fort Benning.

The bodies were brought back from San Miguelito to Pershing's headquarters strapped to the hoods of the vehicles in a manner similar to game animals brought back by hunters. For this action, as well as Patton's affinity for the Colt Peacemaker, Pershing titled Patton his "Bandito." Patton's success in this regard gained him a level of fame in the United States, and he was featured in newspapers across the nation.[8]

World War I

Patton in France in 1918
.At the outset of the U.S. entry into World War I, then-Major General Pershing promoted Patton to the rank of captain.^ At the onset of the USA's entry into World War I , General Pershing promoted Patton to the rank of captain .
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^ Patton's story starts in North Africa at the beginning of the United States involvement in World War II and end with the defeat of Germany.
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^ After the close of World War II, Patton became occupation commander of Bavaria , and made arrangements for saving the world-famous Lipizzaner stallion s of Vienna .
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.While in France, Patton requested a combat command.^ Soon, however, Pershing and Patton were in France, where George requested transfer to a combat command.
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^ While in France under the Third Republic , Patton requested that he be given a combat command and Pershing assigned him command within the newly formed U.S. Tank Corps .
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^ Eisenhower is also credited with giving Patton a command in France, after other powers in the Army had relegated Patton to various unimportant duties in England.
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.Pershing assigned him to the newly formed United States Tank Corps.^ While in France under the Third Republic , Patton requested that he be given a combat command and Pershing assigned him command within the newly formed U.S. Tank Corps .
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^ In any event, Patton went to France with Pershing in 1917 when it was determined that we were going to have a Tank Corps.
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^ Patton's success in this regard gained him a level of notoriety back in the United States.
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.In November 1917, Patton left Paris and reported to General Garrard of the French Army.^ PATTON (LEFT) WITH EISENHOWER (CENTRE) AND OMAR BRADLEY (RIGHT) : While the 3rd Army trained in Britain, Patton studied the terrain of Normandy first hand.
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^ Patton sat in the back seat, on the right with General Gay on his left, as per custom.
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^ D'Este reports that even Hitler begrudgingly respected Patton, once calling him "that crazy cowboy general."
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.At Champlieu, Patton drove a Renault char d’assault tank and tested its trench-crossing ability.^ He demonstrated it for seven generals, during the demonstration, Mrs Patton drove the tank.
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^ However, this combat test had allowed Patton to hone doctrine, while self-critiquing his leadership and logistical abilities.
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^ Before an all-out assault by Patton's tanks proved necessary, however, the French surrendered.
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.Depending on the source, he either led the U.S. tanks or was an observer at the 1917 Battle of Cambrai, where tanks were first used in significant numbers.^ Soon thereafter, as an observer, he was present at the Battle of Cambrai, the first battle using a significant number of tanks.
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^ Using his newly acquired knowledge of tanks, Patton organized the American tank school at Langres, France, and trained the first 500 American tankers.
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^ With his usual impetuousness, Patton treaded to victory with the British tankers at Cambrai, the world's first major tank battle.
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.As the U.S. Tank Corps did not take part in this battle, the role of observer is the more likely.^ We are still full of desire but some times I deeply regret that I did not take the infantry last November instead of the tanks.

.However, in The Patton Papers: 1885–1940, author Martin Blumenson makes no mention of Patton being at Cambrai, stating only that on December 1, Patton went to Albert, not too far from Cambrai, to discuss the ongoing battle with the chief of staff of the British Tank Corps, Colonel J. F. C. Fuller.^ The Patton Papers: 1885-1940 .
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^ Fortunately, Eisenhower and Chief of Staff Marshall recognised Patton's virtues as a fighting general, too, and refused to dismiss him.
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^ Patton spoke to his wife while bedridden explaining to her not to invite Eisenhower , and some of the chief of staff at that time to attend his funeral.
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[9] .Patton received his first ten tanks on March 23, 1918 at the Tank School and Centre, which he commanded, at Langres, Haute-Marne department.^ Patton's first job was to restore the morale and discipline of the dispirited troops of his new command.
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^ Using his newly acquired knowledge of tanks, Patton organized the American tank school at Langres, France, and trained the first 500 American tankers.
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^ With his usual impetuousness, Patton treaded to victory with the British tankers at Cambrai, the world's first major tank battle.
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.The only one with tank driving experience, Patton himself, backed seven of the light, two-man Renault FT-17 tanks off the train.^ Pattons men liberated the camp then all hell broke lose, and it became literally an everyman for himself struggle to get back to American lines.
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^ Today this General Marshall receives the credit for helping rebuild Germany largely the way Patton had previously outlined it much earlier, the only difference being, Marshalls Germany was much smaller than the one Patton wanted to take back from the Russians.
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^ Using his newly acquired knowledge of tanks, Patton organized the American tank school at Langres, France, and trained the first 500 American tankers.
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[10]
.For his successes and his organization of the training school, Patton was promoted to major, lieutenant colonel and then colonel, U.S. National Army.^ Promoted to lieutenant colonel (1934).
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^ Using his newly acquired knowledge of tanks, Patton organized the American tank school at Langres, France, and trained the first 500 American tankers.
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^ Much of the credit for light observation planes coming into use in the Army can be attributed to this training technique of Patton's.
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.In August 1918, he was placed in charge of the 1st Provisional Tank Brigade, redesignated the 304th Tank Brigade on November 6, 1918. Patton’s Light Tank Brigade was part of Colonel Samuel Rockenbach’s Tank Corps, which was in turn part of the American Expeditionary Force.^ Although Patton was an outspoken advocate of the tank as a modern combat weapon, he found that Congress was not willing to appropriate funds to build a large armoured force.
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^ And Drew Pearson in November -- now this was August when these two incidents took place.
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^ Using his newly acquired knowledge of tanks, Patton organized the American tank school at Langres, France, and trained the first 500 American tankers.
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.(Patton was not in charge of the Tank Corps as has often been misreported.^ In any event, Patton went to France with Pershing in 1917 when it was determined that we were going to have a Tank Corps.
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^ He immediately promoted Patton to lieutenant general and put him in charge of the 2nd Corps, which had suffered the defeat.
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^ His request was granted and Patton became the first American igned to the new U. S Tank Corps.
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) .The 304th Tank Brigade fought as part of the First United States Army.^ Commander, 304th Tank Brigade .
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^ United States Department of the Army records .
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^ Ordered to England to take command of Third United States Army in preparation for invasion of France .
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.On September 26, 1918, Patton was wounded in the left leg while leading six men in an attack on German machine guns during the Battle of Saint-Mihiel.^ George Patton, letter to Beatrice Ayer (13th June 1918 ) One year ago today we we reached Paris full of desire to kill Germans.

^ George Patton, letter to Beatrice Ayer (28th September 1918 ) I decided to do business.

^ He was badly wounded in the Meuse-Argonne on the 26th of September, 1918.
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.The only survivors were Patton and his orderly Private First Class Joe Angelo, who saved Patton and was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross.^ Two General Patton's classic schooners are still making her living in style offering guests a first-class sailing vacations: .
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^ In a subsequent firefight, the captain earned the Distinguished Service Cross, the nation's second-highest award for valor in combat.
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^ Theory One The first one is based almost entirely on the published memoirs of General Mark Clark, who served with Patton in the Italian Campaign.
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[11] .While Patton was recuperating from his wounds, hostilities ended.^ While Col. Patton was recuperating, However, the war ended.
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.For his service in the Meuse-Argonne Operations, Patton received the Distinguished Service Cross and the Distinguished Service Medal, and was given a battlefield promotion to a full colonel.^ He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross and the Distinguished Service Medal and : promoted temporarily to the rank of Colonel.
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^ He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross and the Distinguished Service Medal and promoted temporarily to the rank of Colonel.
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^ For the Meuse-Argonne operations, Patton received a Purple Heart, a Distinguished Service Cross and a promotion to colonel.
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.For his combat wounds, he was presented the Purple Heart.^ He would normally go in there, almost daily, visit the wounded, pin on Purple Hearts and generally commiserate with his troops.
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Interwar years

.While on duty in Washington, D.C. in 1919, Captain (he reverted from his wartime temporary rank of colonel) Patton met Dwight D. Eisenhower, who would play an enormous role in Patton's future career.^ I wrote the book because no one had shown how Patton's early life had shaped his career, had shaped the man who later became a general.
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^ There was pressure from some superiors in Washington and an ignorant public to have Patton relieved of duty.
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^ We know a lot about Patton, but we don't know too much about Beatrice, and that's one of the things I try to do in this book, was to show the vital importance the role that Beatrice played in his life.
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.During their assignment at Fort Riley, Kansas, Patton and Eisenhower developed the armored doctrine which would be used by the US Army in World War II. In the early 1920s, Patton petitioned the U.S. Congress to appropriate funding for an armored force, but had little luck.^ A famous general commands armies during World War II. .
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^ Patton's story starts in North Africa at the beginning of the United States involvement in World War II and end with the defeat of Germany.
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^ Although Patton was an outspoken advocate of the tank as a modern combat weapon, he found that Congress was not willing to appropriate funds to build a large armoured force.
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.Patton also wrote professional articles on tank and armored car tactics, suggesting new methods for their use.^ Patton, also designed a new U. S cavalry saber the M1913 and authored a training manual for its use, the Army's Saber Regulations 1914.
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^ Using Patton's method, we set r = 1.00.
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.He also continued working on improvements to tanks, coming up with innovations in radio communication and tank mounts.^ Still, he carried out experiments to improve radio communications between tanks and helped invent the co-axial tank mount for cannon and machine gun.
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.However, the lack of interest in armor created a poor atmosphere for promotion and career advancement, so Patton transferred back to the horse cavalry.^ Patton was almost immediately promoted to the permanent rank of major and returned to the cavalry and polo.
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^ Soon, however, Pershing and Patton were in France, where George requested transfer to a combat command.
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.Patton served in Hawaii before returning to Washington to once again ask Congress for funding for armored units.^ By 1925, Patton was serving in Hawaii.
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^ Although Patton was an outspoken advocate of the tank as a modern combat weapon, he found that Congress was not willing to appropriate funds to build a large armoured force.
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^ As a result of his ''unofficial'' remarks, he was relieved of the command of his beloved 3rd Army.Though he had been showered with honours when he had returned to the United States, there was obviously a great deal of discussion in Washington about what to do with Patton now that the war was over.
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.During his time in Hawaii, Patton was responsible for the defense of the islands, and specifically wrote a defense plan anticipating an air raid against Pearl Harbor—10 years before the infamous attack by the Imperial Japanese Navy on December 7, 1941. At the wedding of Patton's daughter Ruth Ellen, a couple who knew Patton from Hawaii (Restarick and Jacqueline Withington) crashed the wedding, and explained they were in the area when they saw the wedding announcement and hoped Patton didn't mind them showing up uninvited.^ Officer Patton was an up-standing officer at the time.
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^ Advertisement The township's response also claims that Patton entered the Deferred Retirement Option Plan, which allows municipal employees to work for several years after entering the program while their pension funding is diverted into a savings to be collected at retirement.
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^ I wrote the book because no one had shown how Patton's early life had shaped his career, had shaped the man who later became a general.
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.To this Patton unsheathed his sword and replied, "Resterick [sic], if I’d found out you were within a hundred miles and not come, I’d have shoved this sword up your behind.” This humorous encounter reflects the outlandishness and kinship Patton was known for.^ On March 23rd, 1945 Patton addressed his officers and troops; In the period from 29 January to 22 March, you have wrested 6,484 square miles of territory from the enemy.
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^ Either way Patton drew up a proposal to rearm over 600,000 German POWs should either of these two contingencies come to pass.
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^ So, henceforth, your boys not being able to swim is unconstitutional, and those of you out there with nonfunctioning balls will be shot.
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.In July 1932, Patton served under Army Chief of Staff General Douglas MacArthur as a major commanding 600 troops, including the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment.^ Patton and the 3rd Army in the Bulge .
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^ Patton's 3rd Army was in Lorraine.
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^ The mind boggles at the thought of Patton serving under Macarthur!
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.On July 28, MacArthur ordered these troops to advance on protesting veterans known as the "Bonus Army" in Washington, D.C. with tear gas and bayonets.^ Even today, 3rd Army veterans are proud to make it known that they served under Patton.
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^ Finally, on 28 July, Eisenhower turned Patton loose and the 3rd Army came sweeping across Northern France spearheaded by the 4th Armoured Division.
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^ Once ashore, troops linked up with the westward advancing British Eighth Army, ultimately forcing the Afrika Korps off the continent.
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Ironically, one of the veterans dispersed by the cavalry was Joe Angelo, who had saved Patton's life in World War I.
.In the late 1930s, Patton was assigned command of Fort Myer, Virginia.^ As the 1930s drew to a close, Patton took command of Fort Myer.
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^ Commanded the 3rd Cavalry, Fort Myers, Virginia (1938-40).
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^ Pattons selection as the I Armored Corps commander at Fort Benning, Georgia in late December 1941, he, and his staff, faced the basic shortages still afflicting a rapidly expanding American Army.
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Shortly after Germany's blitzkrieg attacks in Europe, Major General Adna .Chaffee, the first Chief of the U.S. Army's newly-created Armored Force was finally able to convince Congress of the need for armored divisions.^ The newly created armored divisions quickly filled out with new draftees (compliments of the September 1940 Selective Service Act) but with an "authorization of 6,486 vehicles to attain full combat strength, the Armored Force inherited less than 1,000."
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^ Equipping an 8 million-man force, the US Army would continue facing materiel and personnel shortages during the first months of the war.
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^ When the German Blitzkrieg was unleashed on Europe, he finally convinced Congress that the U.S. needed a more powerful armoured striking force and Patton finally got his star.
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.This led to the activation of the 1st and 2nd Armored Divisions in 1940. Colonel Patton was given command of the 2nd Armored Brigade, US 2nd Armored Division in July 1940. He became the assistant division commander the following October, and was promoted to brigadier general on the second day of that month.^ In July 1940, Patton was appointed to the command of a brigade of the 2d Armored Division at Fort Benning, Ga.
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^ By April 1941 he was commander of the Second Armored Division and in October 1942 he directed the amphibious landings near Casablanca and the ensuing campaign across North Africa.
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^ These "saplings" would in time lead an American Army schooled in the methods of "blitzkrieg" style of warfare, and in temporary command of the Second Armored Division was Brigadier General (S) Patton.
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.Patton served as the acting division commander from November 1940 until April 1941. He was promoted to major general on April 4 and made commanding general of the 2nd Armored Division seven days later.^ Advanced to temporary major general (April 1941) and assigned as 2nd Armored Division commander.
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^ Less than a year later he was given command of the division and promoted temporarily to the rank of Major General.
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^ Less than a year later he was given : command of the division and promoted temporarily to the rank of Major General.
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World War II

.During the buildup of the United States Army prior to its entry into World War II, Patton commanded the 2nd Armored Division, which performed with mixed results in 1941 in both the Louisiana Maneuvers and Carolina Maneuvers.^ World War II: Volume 22.
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^ World War II: Volume 11.
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^ World War II: Volume 18.
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.The 2nd Armored was stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia, until the unit, along with its commander, was ordered to the newly established Desert Training Center in Indio, California, by the Chief of the Armored Force, Major General Jacob L. Devers.^ Desert training center.
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^ Assigned to 2nd Armored Division, Fort Benning, Georgia, and advanced to temporary brigadier general.
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^ Patton said; The one thing that I could not say, and cannot yet say publicly, is that my chief interest in establishing order in Germany was to prevent Germany from going communist.
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.Patton was subsequently appointed commander of the newly activated I Armored Corps by Devers, and he was in this position when the corps was assigned to Operation Torch, the invasion of North Africa.^ In November 1942, Patton and his men participated in the invasion of North Africa.
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^ By April 1941 he was commander of the Second Armored Division and in October 1942 he directed the amphibious landings near Casablanca and the ensuing campaign across North Africa.
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^ Patton played a leading role in the Allied invasion of North Africa in November 1942, commanding the ground elements of the western task forces that entered Casablanca and soon occupied French Morocco.
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In preparation, Patton trained his troops in the Imperial Valley. .He commenced these exercises in late 1941 and continued them well into the summer of 1942. Patton chose a 10,000-acre (40 km2) expanse of unforgiving desert, known for its blistering temperatures, sandy arroyos and absolute desolation.^ As a first year "rat" at VMI, young Patton did quite well despite his late start at formal learning.
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^ Patton would have turned into another Smedley Butler and he would have been a huge thorn in the side of the establishment and the official propaganda that continues to blind people to this very day.
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^ While plans for Operation Torch (the Allied invasion of North Africa) progressed early in 1942, Patton was sent to the American southwest to train his tankers for desert warfare.
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.It was a close match for the terrain Patton and his men would encounter during the campaigns in North Africa.^ In November 1942, Patton and his men participated in the invasion of North Africa.
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^ They include information about American ground combat operations in the campaign for North Africa, the invasion of Sicily, the liberation of France, and the final assault on Germany.
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^ Patton also knew that loyalty to a leader would inspire men to take on objectives against all odds; his troops proved this theory correct again and again.
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.To this day, one can still find tank tracks, foxholes and spent shell casing in an area about 50 miles (80 km) southeast of Palm Springs.^ One day, Danny decides to do something about his ambitions instead of  Read More .
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^ D'ESTE: I saw her in 1991, and I spent one of the most fascinating days of my life with this lady.
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^ For example the Cambrian strata of rocks, vintage about 600 million years, are the oldest ones in which we find most of the major invertebrate groups.
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North African campaign

.In 1942, Major General Patton commanded the Western Task Force of the U.S. Army, which landed on the coast of Vichy French-held Morocco in Operation Torch for the North African Campaign.^ Patton played a leading role in the Allied invasion of North Africa in November 1942, commanding the ground elements of the western task forces that entered Casablanca and soon occupied French Morocco.
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^ Immediately after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Patton again faced the daunting task of training, leading, and sustaining combat forces in the field.
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^ On 8 November 1942, the first ever Anglo-American amphibious invasion landed three separate task forces and quickly seized key parts of French North Africa.
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.Patton and his staff arrived in Morocco aboard the heavy cruiser USS Augusta, which came under fire from the Vichy French battleship Jean Bart while entering the harbor of Casablanca.^ Patton played a leading role in the Allied invasion of North Africa in November 1942, commanding the ground elements of the western task forces that entered Casablanca and soon occupied French Morocco.
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^ And several of them went to Algiers to Eisenhower's headquarters, went to see Bedell Smith, who was chief of staff, and demanded that Patton be fired.
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^ When Pershing and his staff arrived in England, Patton and his cavalrymen became the first foreign troops to ever be quartered in the Tower of London.
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Casablanca fell after four days of fighting. .So impressed was the Sultan of Morocco that he presented Patton with the special Order of Ouissam Alaouite, with the citation: "Les Lions dans leurs tanières tremblent en le voyant approcher" (The lions in their dens tremble at his approach).^ (BAND PLAYS) "The lions in their dens tremble at his approach.
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^ Correspondence, memoranda, reports, orders, citations, speeches, photographs, training instructions, policy and procedural material, Patton's personnel file, and printed matter.
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^ The files include orders, citations, memoranda, speeches, training instructions, policy and procedural material, and reports concerning units Patton commanded.
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.In 1943, following the defeat of the U.S. II Corps (then part of British 1st Army) by the German Afrika Korps, first at the Battle of Sidi Bou Zid and again at the Battle of the Kasserine Pass, General Dwight D. Eisenhower sent Major General Ernest Harmon to assess the II Corps.^ George S. Patton commanded the U.S. II Corps in 1943.
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^ Part VI of the United States Army in World War II: European Theater of Operations.
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^ During the first four weeks of the breakout, Patton was all over the front as his 3rd Army advanced so fast that entire German divisions were often bypassed to be mopped up by following elements.
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.On March 6, 1943, as a result of Harmon's report, Patton replaced Major General Lloyd Fredendall as commander of the II Corps.^ Advanced to lieutenant general and assigned as Commander of the II Corps in Tunisia.
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^ After the poor employment of American combat arms at Kasserine Pass and continuing logistical deficiencies, TORCH commander Lieutenant General Dwight D. Eisenhower, replaced the corps commander Major General Lloyd R. Fredendall with Patton.
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^ At the 19 December senior staff meeting at Verdun, Patton briefed Eisenhower, Bradley and other major Allied officers on his general plan of attack.
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.Patton was also promoted to lieutenant general.^ He immediately promoted Patton to lieutenant general and put him in charge of the 2nd Corps, which had suffered the defeat.
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^ I met General Patton in 1971 when I was a second lieutenant in Germany serving as a safety officer on Vilseck's Range 80 tank qualification range.
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^ Within a month he was promoted temporarily to the rank of Lieutenant General and put in charge of American preparations for the invasion of Sicily.
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.Soon thereafter, Patton had Omar Bradley reassigned to his corps as deputy commander.^ Patton ordered them out of the hospital, stormed out and later said to Omar Bradley that he had just made men out of a couple of yellow bellies.
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^ Even General Omar Bradley, who would later go on to oppose Patton, said: He {Patton} is without question the most gifted field commanders among the allies fighting Germany.
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^ Relinquished command of II Corps to Omar Nelson Bradley Resumed command of I Armored Corps in preparation for invasion of Sicily .
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Thus began a long wartime association between the two different personalities.
.It is said that his troops preferred to serve with him rather than his predecessor since they thought their chances of survival were higher under Patton.^ The mind boggles at the thought of Patton serving under Macarthur!
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^ Also, officers in the 2nd Corps were now ordered to set an example for their troops and lead them from the front, rather than safely from the rear.
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^ The William Patton shown above has been said to be brother to the John Patton who served in Chester Co militia and then both moved to Harrison Co Va.
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.January 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] For instance, Patton required all personnel to wear steel helmets (even physicians in the operating wards) and required his troops to wear the unpopular lace-up canvas leggings and neckties since the leggings prevented injury from scorpions, spiders and rats which would climb up under soldiers' trousers.^ Would do it now but think it would screw up all the links .
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^ Patton also knew that loyalty to a leader would inspire men to take on objectives against all odds; his troops proved this theory correct again and again.
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^ Correspondence, memoranda, reports, orders, citations, speeches, photographs, training instructions, policy and procedural material, Patton's personnel file, and printed matter.
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A system of fines was introduced to ensure all personnel shaved daily and observed other uniform requirements. .While these measures may not have made Patton popular, they did tend to restore a sense of discipline and unit pride that may have been missing when Fredendall was still in command.^ Patton's first job was to restore the morale and discipline of the dispirited troops of his new command.
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^ Patton's first was to restore the morale and discipline of the dispirited troops of his new command.
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^ What they did with Patton was subtract grain, which resulted in a smoother, but less detailed picture (not to mention the addition of edge enhancement and other processing artifacts).
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.In a play on his nickname, "Old Blood and Guts," troops joked that it was "our blood and his guts."^ There he goes, "Old Blood and Guts.
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^ Old Blood and Guts… was killed because he was going to reveal a series of disastrous mistakes made by the Supreme Allied Command…” .
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^ Then, of course, I asked."Any relation to "Old Blood and Guts?"He replied" Hes my Father".
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[14]
The discipline Patton instilled paid off quickly..January 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] By mid-March 1943, the counter-offensive of the U.S. II Corps, along with the rest of the British 1st Army, pushed the Germans and Italians eastwards.^ Patton's : four corps had pierced these defenses by the end of February, and by mid-March had pushed forward through the Eifel to gain control of the Moselle from the Saar River to Coblenz and of the Rhine from Andernach to Coblenz.
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^ Within a few months of taking over the 2nd Corps, Patton had galvanized them and by March 1943 their counteroffensive had pushed the Germans back, while Patton's British arch-rival Montgomery hit the Germans from the East.
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^ When in March 1943 the United States 2d Corps in Tunisia was reorganized following an earlier rebuff at Kasserine Pass by Gen.
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.Meanwhile the British Eighth Army, commanded by General Sir Bernard Law Montgomery, simultaneously pushed them westwards, effectively squeezing the Germans and Italians into a smaller and smaller portion of Tunisia and out of North Africa altogether by mid-May.^ By April 1941 he was commander of the Second Armored Division and in October 1942 he directed the amphibious landings near Casablanca and the ensuing campaign across North Africa.
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^ Previously accustomed to tactically oriented operations in North Africa and Sicily, Patton now had to compete for logistics with other Allied armies and within the context of General Eisenhowers overall strategic plan.
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^ Leading an army of over 160,000, Patton along with Field Marshal Bernard L. Montgomerys Eighth Army began the invasion of Sicily on 10 July 1943.
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Sicily campaign

Near Brolo, Sicily. 1943
.As a result of his performance in North Africa, Patton received command of the Seventh Army in preparation for the 1943 invasion of Sicily.^ In November 1942, Patton and his men participated in the invasion of North Africa.
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^ By April 1941 he was commander of the Second Armored Division and in October 1942 he directed the amphibious landings near Casablanca and the ensuing campaign across North Africa.
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^ By July 1943 he commanded the U.S. Seventh Army in the Allied invasion of Sicily; he excelled militarily there with a bold campaign that beat the British into Palermo, but the notorious incident in which he verbally abused two ailing soldiers, one of whom he also slapped, nearly cost him his career.
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.The Seventh Army's mission was to protect the left (western) flank of the British Eighth Army as both advanced northwards towards Messina.^ I will advance north to Messina, the Americans protecting my flank.
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^ And I think this was triggered partly by two things: one, he was under tremendous stress toward the end of the campaign, both to conclude the campaign and he was ina so-called race with Montgomery not only conclude the campaign but to beat the British into Messina.
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^ With adequate logistical support, Patton continued advancing against collapsing German resistance and liberated the final stronghold of Messina just ahead of Montgomerys Eighth Army.
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Officers quoted General Patton's speech to them before the invasion of Sicily, referring to Italians and Germans:
.When we land against the enemy, don't forget to hit him and hit him hard.^ Go tell him to hit them hard.
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When we meet the enemy we will kill him. We will show him no mercy. He has killed thousands of your comrades and he must die. .If your company officers in leading your men against the enemy find him shooting at you and when you get within two hundred yards of him he wishes to surrender—oh no!^ As would befit one with a love of heroics, Lieutenant Patton chose the cavalry as his special branch, no doubt picturing himself leading hell-for-leather charges against the enemy.
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^ He'd say you're asking the impossible of your men.
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That bastard will die! You will kill him. Stick him between the third and fourth ribs. .You will tell your men that.^ He'd say you're asking the impossible of your men.
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^ Ben, so sincere...your wife must be so proud of you, as would the "old men"......
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They must have the killer instinct. Tell them to stick him. Stick him in the liver. We will get the name of killers and killers are immortal. When word reaches him that he is being faced by a killer battalion he will fight less. We must build up that name as killers.

George S. Patton[15]

.The Seventh Army repulsed several German counterattacks in the beachhead area before beginning its push north.^ During the first week in May, Third Army columns pushed into Czechoslovakia, and (Pilsen) was freed just before the armistice.
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^ The U.S. 1st and 9th armies, temporarily under Field Marshal Montgomery, attacked the German salient from the north, while the U.S. 3d Army attacked it from the south.
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^ While Patton was preparing an attack eastward into the Saar area, in conjunction with the Seventh Army, the Germans launched their Ardennes counteroffensive of December 16.
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.Meanwhile, the Eighth Army stalled south of Mount Etna in the face of strong German defenses.^ At the bottom of the supply priority list from September to November 1944, the Third Army could only mount infantry assaults against the Metz fortifications and other local German strong points.
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^ The U.S. 1st and 9th armies, temporarily under Field Marshal Montgomery, attacked the German salient from the north, while the U.S. 3d Army attacked it from the south.
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.The Army Group commander, Harold Alexander, exercised only the loosest control over his two commanders.^ Splitting the Third Army in two, only the VIII Corps remained behind to secure Brest and St. Malo and their accompanying port facilities.
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^ Between the two world wars Patton graduated from the Command and General Staff School in 1924 and from the Army War College in 1932.
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^ Besides leading the Third Army, Patton also "commanded" the fictitious First U. S. Army Group (FUSAG).
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.Montgomery therefore took the initiative to meet with Patton in an attempt to work out a coordinated campaign.^ CARLO D'ESTE: The two slapping incidents which took place toward the latter part of the Sicily campaign, I think, were the defining moments of Patton's military career.
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^ When the invasion was launched, Patton's 7th Army was given the of liberating the western half of the island, while Montgomery's 8th British Army took the eastern half.
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^ Now out of all the people that came to his meeting, all of these senior generals, Patton was the only one who came with a plan to counter what had happened.
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.Patton formed a provisional corps under his Chief of Staff, and quickly pushed through western Sicily, liberating the capital, Palermo, and then swiftly turned east towards Messina.^ To deal with this problem corps and army level G-3 and G-4 staffs quickly met and cobbled together a temporary solution to maintain the flow of fuel, ammunition, and other supplies.
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^ And Patton was so inquisitive that he was always looking around, commenting, making statements to his chief of staff about how awful the damage was.
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^ Anticipating an attack on 12 December, Patton directed "his Staff to make a study of what the Third Army would do if called upon to counterattack such a break-through."
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.American forces liberated the port city in accordance with the plan jointly devised by Montgomery and Patton.^ After completing the Punitive Expedition, Pattons superior, the newly promoted Major General Pershing, left for France to assemble and train the American Expeditionary Force (AEF).
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^ When the invasion was launched, Patton's 7th Army was given the of liberating the western half of the island, while Montgomery's 8th British Army took the eastern half.
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^ Both the French and the Sultan of Morocco were impressed by Patton's style, which helped gain their cooperation after the American forces had occupied Morocco.
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.However, the Italians and Germans used their air and naval supremacy[citation needed] to evacuate all of their soldiers and much of their heavy equipment across the Strait of Messina to the Italian mainland.^ He still proved useful, though, since the Germans feared him above all other Allied generals.
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Slapping incident and removal from command

.The "slapping incident", which occurred on August 3, 1943[16] nearly ended Patton's career.^ By July 1943 he commanded the U.S. Seventh Army in the Allied invasion of Sicily; he excelled militarily there with a bold campaign that beat the British into Palermo, but the notorious incident in which he verbally abused two ailing soldiers, one of whom he also slapped, nearly cost him his career.
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^ CARLO D'ESTE: The two slapping incidents which took place toward the latter part of the Sicily campaign, I think, were the defining moments of Patton's military career.
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^ LAMB: This slapping incident in 1943 -- right in the middle of the war.
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.The matter became known after newspaper columnist Drew Pearson revealed it on his November 21 radio program, reporting that General Patton had been "severely reprimanded" as a result.^ General Patton was hospitalized following an automobile accident and died in Heidelberg, Germany, on 21 December 1945.
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^ I wrote the book because no one had shown how Patton's early life had shaped his career, had shaped the man who later became a general.
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^ And Drew Pearson in November -- now this was August when these two incidents took place.
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[17] .Allied Headquarters denied that Patton had been reprimanded, but confirmed that Patton had slapped a soldier.^ Despite this victory, Patton found himself in trouble with military leaders after he slapped a soldier whom he considered a coward and a malingerer.
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.While one incident received wide publicity, two soldiers in similar circumstances were slapped, the second was Pvt.^ By July 1943 he commanded the U.S. Seventh Army in the Allied invasion of Sicily; he excelled militarily there with a bold campaign that beat the British into Palermo, but the notorious incident in which he verbally abused two ailing soldiers, one of whom he also slapped, nearly cost him his career.
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^ It was really his to lose, and he lost it when he slapped these two soldiers.
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^ D'ESTE: Well, they were so incensed about it, they thought the idea of an American general, you know, slapping two private soldiers was unconscionable.
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Paul G. Bennett on August 10, 1943 at the 93rd Evacuation Hospital.[4][18][19]
.In the first incident, according to witnesses, General Patton was visiting patients at a military hospital in Sicily, and came upon a 27-year-old soldier named Charles H. Kuhl, who was weeping.^ There was the Patton that portrayed himself to the world -- the tough guy, the macho character, the profane general who was dressed, you know, inordinately with ivory-handled pistols and so forth and came, you know, with the sirens screaming and so forth.
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^ General Patton was hospitalized following an automobile accident and died in Heidelberg, Germany, on 21 December 1945.
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^ I wrote the book because no one had shown how Patton's early life had shaped his career, had shaped the man who later became a general.
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Patton asked "What's the matter with you?" and the soldier replied, "It's my nerves, I guess. I can't stand shelling." .Patton "thereupon burst into a rage" and "employing much profanity, he called the soldier a 'coward'" and ordered him back to the front.^ Much of the credit for light observation planes coming into use in the Army can be attributed to this training technique of Patton's.
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^ Despite this victory, Patton found himself in trouble with military leaders after he slapped a soldier whom he considered a coward and a malingerer.
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^ The Patton trademark of infusing a fighting spirit into all his soldiers including the CSS elements proved instrumental during Al-Guettar.
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.As a crowd gathered, including the hospital's commanding officer, the doctor who had admitted the soldier, and a nurse, Patton then "struck the youth in the rear of the head with the back of his hand."^ Luckily, he was able to keep his principal Seventh Army staff officers including his G-4, Walter J. Muller, who "functioned with such efficiency that Patton rarely inquired into his methods."
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^ A man of action, whether as an Olympic athlete or commanding troops in "The Dash Across France," General Patton has become a legend as a soldier.
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^ Pershing, who had been impressed with Patton in Mexico, promoted him to captain and asked him to command his headquarters troop.
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Reportedly, the nurse "made a dive toward Patton, but was pulled back by a doctor" and the commander intervened. Patton went to other patients, then returned and berated the soldier again.[20]
.When General Eisenhower learned of the incident, he ordered Patton to make amends, after which, it was reported, "Patton's conduct then became as generous as it had been furious," and he apologized to the soldier "and to all those present at the time,"[21] After the film Patton was released in 1970, Charles H. Kuhl recounted the story and said that Patton had slapped him across the face and then kicked him as he walked away.^ LAMB: What was his rank when he slapped those soldiers?
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^ General Patton was hospitalized following an automobile accident and died in Heidelberg, Germany, on 21 December 1945.
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^ I wrote the book because no one had shown how Patton's early life had shaped his career, had shaped the man who later became a general.
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."After he left, they took me in and admitted me in the hospital, and found out I had malaria," Kuhl noted, adding that when Patton apologized personally (at Patton's headquarters) "He said he didn't know that I was as sick as I was."^ They didn't know what a latrine was till I showed them.
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^ Patton ordered them out of the hospital, stormed out and later said to Omar Bradley that he had just made men out of a couple of yellow bellies.
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^ And one of the things I found, you know, as I went through this book, as I went through the research, was a tremendous interest in Patton by this young generation.
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Kuhl, who later worked as a sweeper for Bendix Corporation in Mishawaka, Indiana, added that Patton was "a great general" and added that "I think at the time it happened, he was pretty well worn out himself."[22] Kuhl died on January 24, 1971.[23]
.Kuhl's parents had avoided mention of the matter "because they did not wish to make trouble for General Patton."^ Because many of Patton's friends and colleagues were in the military, there is a significant amount of material in the chronological correspondence that relates to military matters.
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^ That is the reason that Patton and Hodges and Bradley were able to move as rapidly as they did across the face of Europe.
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[24] .Eisenhower thought of sending Patton home in disgrace, as many newspapers demanded, but after consulting with George Marshall, Eisenhower decided to keep Patton in the European theater, though without a major command.^ George S. Patton shares his family's home movies .
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^ At the 19 December senior staff meeting at Verdun, Patton briefed Eisenhower, Bradley and other major Allied officers on his general plan of attack.
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^ Also in a letter to Marshall, Eisenhower praised Pattons "native shrewdness about logisticsand as a truly aggressive commander with brains."
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.This decision was not based on the slapping incident alone, but also on confirmed intelligence that the Germans believed Patton would be leading the Allied assault into Nazi-held territory.^ The German High Command (OKW) determined Patton would lead the invasion force and his billeting in Southeastern England plus the combination of real and fake units added to the deception.
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^ Many in the Allied high command were caught off guard when German forces smashed into the thinly held Ardennes sector on the morning of 16 December.
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^ CARLO D'ESTE: The two slapping incidents which took place toward the latter part of the Sicily campaign, I think, were the defining moments of Patton's military career.
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[25] .Eisenhower used Patton's "furlough" as a trick to mislead the Germans as to where the next attack would be, since Patton was the general the German High Command believed would lead the attack.^ Immediately after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Patton again faced the daunting task of training, leading, and sustaining combat forces in the field.
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^ The German High Command (OKW) determined Patton would lead the invasion force and his billeting in Southeastern England plus the combination of real and fake units added to the deception.
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^ Patton relished the breakout, pursuit, and attacking of German forces in August 1944.
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.During the ten months Patton was relieved of duty, his prolonged stay in Sicily was interpreted by the Germans as an indication of an upcoming invasion of southern France.^ Next is an analysis exploring how logistics influenced Pattons campaigns in North Africa, Sicily, France, and Germany; including examples of Pattons troops continually adapting logistically during these campaigns.
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^ Patton sat in exile in Sicily for almost five months, you know, wondering if he was ever going to get another chance in the war.
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Later, a stay in Cairo was viewed as heralding an invasion through the Balkans. German intelligence misinterpreted what happened and made faulty plans as a result.
.In the months before the June 1944 Normandy invasion, Patton gave public talks as commander of the fictional First U.S. Army Group (FUSAG), which was supposedly intending to invade France by way of Calais.^ Your father gave me and my classmates entering the U. S. Army and Armor Branch on June 6th, 1973 our first piece of Armor Brass insigna at a luncheon hosted by him in the West Point Mess Hall.
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^ This paper illustrates Pattons logistical experience before assuming command of the Third Army in 1944, examines how logistics successfully contributed to Third Armys 1944-45 campaigns, and suggests appropriate lessons for todays joint logistician.
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^ He also had a map that he prepared just before the Normandy campaign, in which he outlined all the places that he thought 3rd Army would go.
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.This was part of a sophisticated Allied campaign of military disinformation, Operation Quicksilver.^ CARLO D'ESTE: The two slapping incidents which took place toward the latter part of the Sicily campaign, I think, were the defining moments of Patton's military career.
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^ His professional studies during his early career focused on the operational level of war"the movement, support, and sequential employment of large military formations in military campaigns."
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The Germans misallocated their forces as a result, and were slow to respond to the actual landings at Normandy.[26]
.In a story recounted by Professor Richard Holmes, just three days before D-Day, during a reception in the London Ritz Hotel, Patton shouted across a crowded reception in the direction of Eisenhower "I'll see you in Calais!", much to the consternation of all those around him.^ I'll see you for dinner.
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^ My own father turned 100 on May 4th and I am hoping I will see him for his 101st in 2010 before he passes on to his glory.He is a well loved man and your article makes me realize my own mortality more than anything else,and this is good.It also makes me realize the courage and selflessness of your mother,a most important figure.Much love to you and all your family.
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^ Three days ago, the crowds took off after my command car.
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The ploy appears to have worked as reports of overnight troop movements north from Normandy were detected by Bletchley Park code decrypts.

Normandy

.Following the Normandy invasion, Patton was placed in command of the U.S. Third Army, which was on the extreme right (west) of the Allied land forces.^ Third Army forces were ready to get back on the move.
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^ The German High Command (OKW) determined Patton would lead the invasion force and his billeting in Southeastern England plus the combination of real and fake units added to the deception.
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^ This paper illustrates Pattons logistical experience before assuming command of the Third Army in 1944, examines how logistics successfully contributed to Third Armys 1944-45 campaigns, and suggests appropriate lessons for todays joint logistician.
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.Beginning at noon on August 1, 1944, he led this army during the late stages of Operation Cobra, the breakout from earlier slow fighting in the Normandy hedgerows.^ He was eventually assigned to lead the Third Army, which led the breakout from Normandy in July--September 1944; after diverting his forces to relieve the Americans trapped in the Battle of the Bulge, he crossed the Rhine in March 1945 and advanced through the heart of Germany into Czechoslovakia.
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^ Studying the operations of General George S. Patton and his Third United States Army during 1944-45 provides all members of the profession of armsespecially the joint logisticianvaluable lessons in the art and science of logistics during hostilities.
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^ Patton relished the breakout, pursuit, and attacking of German forces in August 1944.
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.The Third Army simultaneously attacked west (into Brittany), south, east towards the Seine, and north, assisting in trapping several hundred thousand German soldiers in the Chambois pocket, between Falaise and Argentan, Orne.^ With the First Army wheeling left to seal off the Ruhr pocket, Eisenhower directed the Third Army towards the "National Redoubt" in the Bavarian Alps to prevent possible Nazi guerilla attacks and then onto the partial occupation of Czechoslovakia.
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^ Eisenhower for example, was chief of staff of General Kruegers [Third] Army in the South.
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^ Engaging the panzer spearheads during the Battle of the Bulge, Patton combined dominant maneuver, precision engagement, and focused logistics to move his Third Army into position, attack, and exploit the Allied counterstroke.
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.Patton's units generally took positions by frontal assault with his armor used in the infantry support role.^ During both phases, the armored units were used more as roving "fire brigades" to stem opposing force attacks than in their intended roles.
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^ Keeping pace to support Patton and Lieutenant General Courtney Hodges First Army, ADSEC moved forward three times in as many weeks.
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.Once the breakthrough was achieved the armor was used for exploitation in the manner of Civil War Cavalry advancing unopposed over vast distances, covering 60 miles (97 km) in just two weeks, from Avranches to Argentan.^ With the Rhine River just over 100 miles distant, Patton now had to halt his "cavalry," and watch his supplies and fuel dry up.
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^ Civil War- 182nd Regt., 21st Cavalry.
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^ Patton also pointed out to Secretary of War Stimson that his division covered "in some cases over 110 miles, every fighting vehicle in the division, except two tanks and a scout car, got to the place it was supposed to be in time to deliver the attack."
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.Patton's forces were part of the Allied forces that freed northern France, bypassing Paris.^ This partition furthered strained resupply efforts within Third Army and the remainder of Allied Forces in France.
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^ After completing the Punitive Expedition, Pattons superior, the newly promoted Major General Pershing, left for France to assemble and train the American Expeditionary Force (AEF).
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^ The official correspondence documents the planning of various combat operations, particularly for the Allied invasion of Sicily and D-Day planning for France and reflects Patton's varied duties as a commander.
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.The city itself was liberated by the French 2nd Armored Division under French General Leclerc, insurgents who were fighting in the city, and the US 4th Infantry Division.^ William M. King of the 44th Armored Infantry Battalion, 6th Armored Division described the logistical situation during the breakout: .
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^ Sweet Dreams, and may the 94th Infantry Division, The Liberators, all get the recognition that they deserve.
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^ Tanks ridden hard since fighting began received long overdue maintenance; however, units such as the 4th Armored Division were continually kept in the line.
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.The French 2nd Armored Division had recently been transferred from the 3rd Army, and many of the unit's soldiers thought they were still part of 3rd Army.^ He also had a map that he prepared just before the Normandy campaign, in which he outlined all the places that he thought 3rd Army would go.
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^ He had just recently been relieved as the commander of the 3rd Army.
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^ Only Patton knew something was afoot, and he knew the 3rd Army was likely going to get called on to help bail this out, because they were the only logical response.
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.These early 3rd Army offensives showed the characteristic high mobility and aggressiveness of Patton's units, but which was only possible because of the absence of German heavy armor.^ Patton's 3rd Army was in Lorraine.
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^ The German High Command (OKW) determined Patton would lead the invasion force and his billeting in Southeastern England plus the combination of real and fake units added to the deception.
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^ D'ESTE: This is in southern Sicily in August, and that's the 1st Division -- in fact, that's the only known photograph that I've been able to locate which shows Patton actually making an apology.
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.Patton demonstrated an understanding of the use of combined arms by using the XIX Tactical Air Command of the Ninth Air Force to protect his right (southern) flank during his advance to the Seine.^ The German High Command (OKW) determined Patton would lead the invasion force and his billeting in Southeastern England plus the combination of real and fake units added to the deception.
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^ By analyzing Third Army operations and understanding Pattons style of fighting, the joint logistician has an impeccable "playbook" to combine with joint doctrine and ensure support to the warfighter.
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^ The 1941 maneuvers showcased Pattons effective use and movement of mechanized forces; exposure to large-scale logistical requirements during these games combined with his previous experiences from the First World War prepared him for his next assignment, commander of the I Armored Corps and the Desert Training Center.
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Lorraine

.General Patton's offensive, however, came to a screeching halt on August 31, 1944, as the Third Army literally ran out of gas near the Moselle River, just outside of Metz, France.^ Tanks ran out of gas, so we had to fight it out.
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^ Studying the operations of General George S. Patton and his Third United States Army during 1944-45 provides all members of the profession of armsespecially the joint logisticianvaluable lessons in the art and science of logistics during hostilities.
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^ In late August, over 1,000 aircraft delivered rations and fuel to Pattons forward elementsaverting a complete halt for a few more days.
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One explanation for this was that Patton's ambition was to conquer Germany, and refused to recognize that he was engaged in a secondary line of attack.[27] .Others suggest that General John C.H. Lee, commander of the Zone of Communication, chose that time to move his headquarters to the more comfortable environs of Paris.^ Keeping pace to support Patton and Lieutenant General Courtney Hodges First Army, ADSEC moved forward three times in as many weeks.
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^ Major General John J. Pershing, Report of the Punitive Expedition (Headquarters Punitive Expedition, US Army in the Field, Colonia Dublan, Mexico: 1916), 61.
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.Some 30 truck companies were diverted to that end, rather than providing support to the fighting armies.^ Third Army G-4 requested additional truck companies and aviation groups to increase medical evacuation and resupply efforts.
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^ By analyzing Third Army operations and understanding Pattons style of fighting, the joint logistician has an impeccable "playbook" to combine with joint doctrine and ensure support to the warfighter.
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.Patton expected that the Theater Commander would keep fuel and supplies flowing to support successful advances.^ As Patton continued focusing his main energies eastward towards Germany, Third Army quartermasters struggled to keep his spearheads fueled and supplied.
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^ Continually plagued by fuel, munitions, and other supply shortages, Pattons logisticians pulled every rabbit out of the hat to sustain the troops.
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^ During August 1944, supply support for Major General Troy Middletons VIII Corps emphasized not only the adaptability and dedication of the quartermaster corps, but also the impending logistical difficulties Patton would face as he approached the German frontier.
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.However, Eisenhower favored a "broad front" approach to the ground-war effort, believing that a single thrust would have to drop off flank protection, and would quickly lose its punch.^ These initial efforts severely affected the training and establishment of air and ground forces early in the war.
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^ Pattons army and logisticians would now "be responsible for a major effort to knife into the German southern flank."
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.Still, within the constraints of a very large effort overall, Eisenhower gave Montgomery and his 21st Army Group a strong priority for supplies for Operation Market Garden.^ Previously accustomed to tactically oriented operations in North Africa and Sicily, Patton now had to compete for logistics with other Allied armies and within the context of General Eisenhowers overall strategic plan.
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^ Third Army G-4 requested additional truck companies and aviation groups to increase medical evacuation and resupply efforts.
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^ We're making rd Army operational when I take over th Army group.
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[28] .The combination of Montgomery being given priority for supplies, and diversion of resources to moving the Communications Zone, resulted in the Third Army running out of gas in Alsace-Lorraine while exploiting German weakness.^ Third Army forces were ready to get back on the move.
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^ Tables of Organization and Equipment had to be "fleshed out" according to priorities set at the highest levels of the Army and U. S. government.
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^ During the Lorraine campaign, Patton relied on his logisticians to maintain limited operations, but more importantly to stockpile resources for an eventual move into greater Germany.
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[29] .In late September, a large German panzer counter attack sent expressly to stop the advance of Patton's Third Army was defeated by the 4th Armored Division at the Battle of Arracourt.^ He was eventually assigned to lead the Third Army, which led the breakout from Normandy in July--September 1944; after diverting his forces to relieve the Americans trapped in the Battle of the Bulge, he crossed the Rhine in March 1945 and advanced through the heart of Germany into Czechoslovakia.
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^ Described by Pattons superior, Bradley as "one of the most astonishing feats of generalship of our campaign in the West," 70 Third Armys swift attack hit the rear echelons of the still advancing panzer spearheads, further weakening the German attack and ultimately preparing the battlefield for an Allied counterattack in early 1945.
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^ So complete were Third Army Staff and quartermaster preparations that "within 36 hours of the initial crossing, a treadway and pontoon bridge had been erected, and by the 24th both the 26th Infantry and 6th Armored Divisions had crossed into the bridgehead area."
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Despite the victory, the Third Army stayed in place as a result of Eisenhower's order. Ironically, the Germans believed this was because their counterattack had been successful.[30]
.Patton's rapid drive through the Lorraine demonstrated his keen appreciation for the technological advantages of the U.S. Army.^ He launched a massive counteroffensive with two Panzer armies and an infantry army in an attempt to drive through an area where the Allies were very weak.
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^ Anticipating an attack on 12 December, Patton directed "his Staff to make a study of what the Third Army would do if called upon to counterattack such a break-through."
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^ Fortuitously, Pattons division was assigned to the Third Army and his troopers ran roughshod through the opposing forces.
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The major US and Allied advantages were in mobility and air superiority. The U.S. Army had a greater number of trucks, more reliable tanks, and better radio communications, which all contributed to a superior ability to operate at a high tempo. .However, probably the key to Patton's success compared to all of the other U.S. and British forces, which had similar advantages, was his intensive use of close air support; the Third Army had by far more G-2 officers at headquarters specifically designated to coordinate air strikes than any other army.^ Similar homes to 11 General Patton Dr Recently sold Hyannis homes Recently sold 02601 homes Compare to 11 General Patton Dr .
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[31] Third Army's attached close air support group was XIX Tactical Air Command, commanded by Gen. Otto P. Weyland. Developed originally by Gen. .Elwood Quesada of IX TAC for the First Army at Operation Cobra the technique of "armored column cover" whereby close air support was directed by an air traffic controller in one of the attacking tanks was used extensively by the Third Army.^ The use of Tracking Technologies by Third Party Advertising Service Providers and Advertisers is within their control and not ours.
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[32] In addition, because Patton's rapid drive resulted in a salient that was vulnerable to flanking attacks and getting trapped by the Germans, Weyland and Patton developed the concept of using intensive aerial armed reconnaissance to protect the flanks of this salient. Microwave Early Warning (MEW) radar, another technique pioneered by Quesada, was also used by XIX TAC to both cover against Luftwaffe attacks and to vector flights already in the air to new sites as an air traffic control radar. .As a result of the close cooperation between Patton and Weyland, XIX TAC would end up providing far more air sorties for ground support for the Third Army than the other attached Tactical Air Commands would for the First and Ninth Armies.^ If the burden or expense of providing access to your Information is disproportionate to the risks to your privacy or if the legitimate rights of others would be violated, we may decide not to provide access to such Information.
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^ That soldier you slapped did more to win the war than any other private.
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Despite their success, however, Eisenhower had faith only in the traditional method of advancing across a broad front to avoid the problem of flanking attacks, which most accounts for the decisions to halt the Third Army.
The halt of the Third Army during the month of September was enough to allow the Germans to further fortify the fortress of Metz. In October and November, the Third Army was mired in a near-stalemate with the Germans, with heavy casualties on both sides. .By November 23, however, Metz had finally fallen to the Americans, the first time the city had been taken since the Franco-Prussian War.^ For the first time in this war, Broadway and Piccadillyjoin hands.
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^ Since the Italians will be defending their native soil for the first time.
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Battle of the Bulge

Bradley, Eisenhower, and Patton
.In late 1944, the German army launched a last-ditch offensive across Belgium, Luxembourg, and northeastern France, popularly known as the Battle of the Bulge, nominally led by German Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt.^ He was eventually assigned to lead the Third Army, which led the breakout from Normandy in July--September 1944; after diverting his forces to relieve the Americans trapped in the Battle of the Bulge, he crossed the Rhine in March 1945 and advanced through the heart of Germany into Czechoslovakia.
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^ A map of Western Europe, marked by Patton in March 1944 prior to the development of campaign plans, illustrates with remarkable accuracy the projected route that the Third Army would take in its advance across France and Germany.
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On December 16, 1944, the German army massed 29 divisions (totaling some 250,000 men) at a weak point in the Allied lines and made massive headway towards the Meuse River during one of the worst winters Europe had seen in years.
.Patton disengaged his forward attacking units when he became aware of the scope of the attack, and re-directed a corps-sized element toward the North before setting out for a strategic meeting with Eisenhower, Bradley and the rest of the allied high command.^ On the morning of the 19th of December, 1944, Eisenhower summoned to a little French caserne at Verdun all of his senior Allied commanders, and the purpose of this meeting was to figure out what to do.
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^ But the problem was that it cost Patton, in my opinion, the ground command for the Allied invasion of Europe.
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^ And Patton said, "I can attack in 48 hours with three divisions," and Eisenhower just looked at him and he scoffed.
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Thus, he was able to tell Eisenhower that his forces would be in position to counter-attack almost immediately.
.Needing just 24 hours of good weather, Patton ordered the Third Army Chaplain, Colonel James O'Neill, to come up with a prayer beseeching God to grant this.^ Patton ordered them out of the hospital, stormed out and later said to Omar Bradley that he had just made men out of a couple of yellow bellies.
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^ And Patton said, "I can attack in 48 hours with three divisions," and Eisenhower just looked at him and he scoffed.
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.When the weather did clear soon after, Patton awarded O'Neill a Bronze Star on the spot.^ The 1971 Academy Award winning film, Patton, starring George C. Scott in the title role stirred up interest in him once again.
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[4]
.Patton turned the Third Army abruptly north (a notable tactical and logistical achievement), disengaging from the front line to relieve the surrounded and besieged U.S. troops holding the Belgian crossroads town of Bastogne.^ In November, 1968, B Troop, again, had been chosen to hold off two divisions of North Vietnamese.
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.Many military historians remark that this complicated maneuver was Patton's (and the Third Army's) greatest accomplishment during the war.^ The Army was cut back from -- there were over several million, you know, during World War I, and the professional Army, the regular Army, was cut back to something under 100,000.
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(John MacDonald, a management consultant specializing in operations and quality control, cites it as one of the greatest examples of logistics, stating, "General Patton is extolled as one of the greatest battlefield commanders and motivators of military troops, yet probably his greatest military achievement, unsurpassed at the time, was the logistic repositioning, within twenty-four hours, of a whole army corps at the Battle of the Bulge."[33]) By February, the Germans were in full retreat and Patton had pushed units into the Saarland. Elements of the Third Army crossed the Rhine at Oppenheim on March 22, 1945.
.On March 26, 1945, Patton sent Task Force Baum to liberate his son-in-law from a POW camp OFLAG XIII-B, 50 miles behind the German lines near Hammelburg.^ A novel written by a German Jew about life of a Russian POW in a German Army camp deep inside the Russian Empire : The Case of Sergeant Grischa.
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Patton later reported it was the only mistake he made during WWII.[34]
.Patton's operations staff was drafting plans to take the city of Prague, Czechoslovakia, when Eisenhower, under pressure from the Soviets[35], ordered American forces in Czechoslovakia to stop short of the city limits.^ And several of them went to Algiers to Eisenhower's headquarters, went to see Bedell Smith, who was chief of staff, and demanded that Patton be fired.
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Patton's troops liberated Pilsen, on May 6, 1945, and most of western Bohemia.

June 1945 visit to California

Patton during a parade in Los Angeles, California.
.Largely overlooked in history is the warm reception that Patton received on June 9, 1945, when he and Army Air Forces Lieutenant General Jimmy Doolittle were honored with a parade through Los Angeles and a reception at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum before a crowd of over 100,000 people.^ My dad once said that liberating France and the reception allied forces received was his most thrilling moment in life...he actually met Patton (the Third Army) and served in the Seventh http://www.tioh.hqda.pentagon.mil/Army/SeventhArmy.htm His most thrilling moment?
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^ Patton left for North Africa as part of the secret Operation Torch invasion force in 1942 and again briefly just after the war, when my grandfather returned to the States for a War Bond tour featuring victory parades in Boston and Los Angeles.
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^ I met General Patton in 1971 when I was a second lieutenant in Germany serving as a safety officer on Vilseck's Range 80 tank qualification range.
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The next day, Patton and Doolittle toured the metropolitan Los Angeles area. Patton spoke in front of the Burbank City Hall and at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. .He wore his helmet with a straight line of stars, chest full of medals, and two ivory[36] handled trademark pistols (not pearl, as is often incorrectly asserted).^ Full Synopsis Biography: Barbara Stanwyck - Straight Down the Line She was the card shark in "The Lady Eve", and the sharpshooter in "Annie...
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He punctuated his speech with some of the same profanity that he had used with the troops. He spoke about conditions in Europe and the Russian allies to the adoring crowds. .This may be the only time in America when civilians, en masse, heard and saw the famous warrior on the podium.^ Full Synopsis Biography: Joan of Arc - Virgin Warrior One of the most famous European women of all time, Joan of Arc is the subject of...
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During this visit, Patton quietly donated an original copy of the 1935 Nuremberg Laws, which he had smuggled out of Germany in violation of JCS 1067, to the Huntington Library, a world-class repository of historical original papers, books, and maps, in San Marino. Patton instructed physicist Robert Millikan, then the chairman of the board of trustees of the Huntington Library, to make no official record of the transaction, and to keep their possession of the materials secret during Patton's lifetime. .The Huntington Library retained the Nuremberg Laws in a basement vault in spite of a legal instruction in 1969 by the general's family to turn over all of his papers to the Library of Congress.^ Copyright in the unpublished writings of George S. Patton in these papers and in other collections of papers in the custody of the Library of Congress has been dedicated to the public.
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^ A microfilm edition of a portion of these papers is available from the Library's Photoduplication Service for purchase subject to the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S.C.).
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^ George S. Patton: A Register of His Papers in the Library of Congress (full view) Library of Congress > > Search Finding Aids (full view) .
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On June 26, 1999, Robert Skotheim, then the president of the Huntington Library, announced that the Library was to permanently lend the Nuremberg Laws to the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, where they are currently on display.

Accident and death

Patton's grave in Hamm, Luxembourg.
.On December 9, 1945, Patton was severely injured in a road accident.^ The topical correspondence includes fan mail, inquiries on casualties, furloughs and discharges, the slapping incidents in Sicily, and Christmas and get-well letters sent to Patton after his automobile accident in December 1945.
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He and his chief of staff, Major General Hobart R. "Hap" Gay, were on a day trip to hunt pheasants in the country outside Mannheim. .Their 1938 Cadillac Model 75 was driven by Private First Class Horace Woodring (1926–2003), with Patton sitting in the back seat on the right side, with General Gay on his left, as per custom.^ I am grateful we had a Patton, that we are on the right side (most of the time) and that our citizens fighting for what they know is right, show valor beyond the armies of wrong.
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At 11:45 near Neckarstadt (Mannheim-Käfertal), a 2½ ton GMC truck driven by Technical Sergeant Robert L. Thompson made a left turn in front of Patton's Cadillac. Patton's car hit the front of the truck, at a low speed.
At first the crash seemed minor, the vehicles were hardly damaged, no one in the truck was hurt, and Gay and Woodring were uninjured. However, Patton was leaning back with trouble breathing. The general had been thrown forward and his head struck a metal part of the partition between the front and back seats, incurring a cervical spinal cord injury. Paralyzed from the neck down, he was rushed to the military hospital in Heidelberg. .Patton died of a pulmonary embolism on December 21, 1945. The funeral service was held at the Christ Church (Christuskirche) in Heidelberg-Südstadt.^ Death and funeral of Patton, 1945-1946 .
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Patton was buried at the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial in Hamm, Luxembourg along with other members of the Third Army, as per Patton's request to "be buried with my men."[37] On March 19, 1947, his body was moved from the original grave site in the cemetery to its current prominent location at the head of his former troops. .A cenotaph was placed at the Wilson-Patton family plot at the San Gabriel Cemetery in San Gabriel, California, adjacent to the Church of Our Saviour (Episcopal), where Patton was baptized and confirmed.^ I have John Patton as a vestry man in Episcopal Church in Reading, PA on 27 May 1765, with his step-son Mark Bird.
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.In the narthex of the sanctuary of the church is a stained glass window honor which features, among other highlights of Patton's career, a picture of him riding in a tank.^ Prominent topics featured in Patton's writings include the saber, the cavalry, mechanization, tanks, and tank tactics.
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.A statue of General Patton was placed between the church and the family plot.^ Papers in the Correspondence series, 1903-1945, include incoming and outgoing correspondence between Patton and his staff, commanders, government officials, friends, and the general public.
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^ Chronological, official, and topical correspondence, with attached and appended material, between Patton and his staff, army officials, friends, acquaintances, and the general public.
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^ Correspondence between Patton and family members with attachments and enclosures, genealogical material, printed matter, and miscellaneous papers relating to the family.
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Patton's car was repaired and used by other officers. .The car is now on display with other Patton artifacts at the General George Patton Museum at Fort Knox, Kentucky.^ Now I authorize John L Patton to receive it & also the next two installments- one due Dec 1823 the other due Dec.
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^ Description: An award-winning and highly praised biography of controversial World War II hero General George S. Patton.
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^ Part of the Biography television series from A&E, this documentary reviews the career and personal life of controversial General George S. Patton.
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Controversies and criticism

.Patton more than once caused political irritations and was criticized for some controversial faux pas, such as the slapping incident in 1943. Patton, in several reports, insisted on the highest standard of order and grooming within his army's area and imposed fines for anyone who violated his strict guidelines.^ That soldier you slapped did more to win the war than any other private.
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Patton's problems with humor, his image, and the press

.Unlike Dwight D. Eisenhower, who was popular with troops partly for his self-effacing humor, Patton disliked jokes aimed at himself, feeling that accepting such jokes would decrease the respect which he felt that troops should have toward their commanders.^ The majority of the papers chronicle Patton's World War II service and his success as one of America's most skillful combat commanders of armored troops.
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^ Full Synopsis Biography: Dwight D. Eisenhower - Commander in Chief Release: 1998 This edition of Biography, the long running documentary series from A&E,...
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Patton reportedly had the utmost respect for the men serving in his command but had no regard for men who had battle fatigue.[38] The cartoonist Bill Mauldin ridiculed Patton several times in his comics, prompting Patton to summon Sergeant Mauldin to his headquarters for a dressing-down. On the other hand, he was himself capable of the occasional blunt witticism: "The two most dangerous weapons the Germans have are our own armored halftrack and jeep. .The halftrack because the boys in it go all heroic, thinking they are in a tank.^ The people in our country now think, or is going to think in a very short time; that war is just a part of growing up..they will be so used to it..that it will be the norm.!!!
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The jeep because we have so many God-awful drivers." During the Battle of the Bulge, he famously remarked that the Allies should "let the sons-of-bitches [Germans] go all the way to Paris, then we'll cut 'em off and round 'em up!" He also suggested facetiously that his Third Army could "drive the British [his allies] back into the sea for another Dunkirk."[39]
His remarks frequently ridiculed General Montgomery and at times the Soviet Red Army, contributing to inter-Allied discord. In the context of coalition warfare, these remarks were occasionally harmful. .Eisenhower wisely used Patton's high profile with the press to contribute to Operation Fortitude; he knew the press would report on his appearances in Britain and that the Germans would pick up these reports.^ This wasn't a regular game, but practice, or a pick-up game that we used to have, all of the time.
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.Patton has a reputation today as a senior general who was very impatient with the officers under his command, compared to his most famous colleague, Omar Bradley, but the truth is far more complicated.^ We got a new commanding general due today.
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^ He hated Patton cordially, but admitted that he was a bold and inventive General, who got more out of his men than most did.
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.Patton actually fired only one general during the entire war, Orlando Ward, and only after two warnings, whereas Bradley sacked numerous generals during the war with little provocation, sometimes for the slightest transgression.^ Biography: General George Patton - A Genius for War - Synopsis - MSN Movies .
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^ Biography: General George Patton - A Genius for War .
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Patton deliberately cultivated a flashy, distinctive image in the belief that this would motivate his troops. He was usually seen wearing a highly polished helmet, riding pants, and high cavalry boots. He carried flashy ivory-handled, nickel-plated revolvers as his most famous sidearms (a Colt Single Action Army .45 "Peacemaker" and later also a S&W Model 27 .357). His vehicles carried oversized rank insignia and loud sirens. His speech was riddled with profanities. .The toughness of his image and character appeared well-suited to the conditions of battle.^ Full Synopsis Biography: Humphrey Bogart - Behind the Legend Release: 2006 The name "Humphrey Bogart" conjures up images of the tough character who is the...
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Patton received many eulogies from the reporters who had followed him, including a tribute from a UPI writer who wrote, "Gen. George S. Patton believed he was the greatest soldier who ever lived. He made himself believe he would never falter through doubt. .This absolute faith in himself as a strategist and master of daring infected his entire army, until the men of the second American corps in Africa, and later the third army in France, believed they could not be defeated under his leadership."^ Ordered to England to take command of Third United States Army in preparation for invasion of France .
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^ Detailed as first member of American Tank Corps and attended French Tank School, Camplieu, France Organized American Tank School, Langres, France .
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^ They include information about American ground combat operations in the campaign for North Africa, the invasion of Sicily, the liberation of France, and the final assault on Germany.
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[40]

After the German surrender

.After the surrender of May 8, 1945 eliminated the threat of Nazi Germany, Patton was quick to assert the Soviet Union would cease to be an ally of the United States.^ A staunch anticommunist, after the German surrender Patton argued for a combined Allied-German campaign against the Soviet Union.
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^ Commanded Western Task Force during Allied landings and subsequent campaign in North Africa Transferred to command of United States II Corps .
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^ The United States Department of the Army's two reels of microfilm containing Patton's personnel file and the microfilm of the scrapbooks on seven reels are not available for interlibrary loan.
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.He was concerned that some 25,000 American POWs had been liberated from POW camps by the Soviets, but never returned to the US. In fact, he urged his superiors to evict the Soviets from central and eastern Europe.^ This Veterans Day is a fine time to visit Soapbox Alert and help urge formal recognition for some WWII soldiers who liberated a prison camp.
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.Patton thought that the Red Army was weak, under-supplied, and vulnerable, and the United States should act on these weaknesses before the Soviets could consolidate their position.^ United States Department of the Army records .
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^ Ordered to England to take command of Third United States Army in preparation for invasion of France .
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^ Army--History--Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 1916 United States Military Academy Subjects: .
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In this regard, he told then-Undersecretary of War Robert P. Patterson that the "point system" being used to demobilize Third Army troops was destroying it and creating a vacuum that the Soviets would exploit. "Mr. Secretary, for God’s sake, when you go home, stop this point system; stop breaking up these armies," pleaded the general. ."Let’s keep our boots polished, bayonets sharpened, and present a picture of force and strength to these people, the Soviets.^ We tell them how noble the will of our vets are to keep us free and what principle forces us to defend what cause.
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This is the only language they understand." .Asked by Patterson—who would become Secretary of War a few months later—what he would do, Patton replied: "I would have you tell the Red Army where their border is, and give them a limited time to get back across.^ Ask him if he wants me to give it back.
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^ A map of Western Europe, marked by Patton in March 1944 prior to the development of campaign plans, illustrates with remarkable accuracy the projected route that the Third Army would take in its advance across France and Germany.
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^ Would you endorse the very strategies that might roll back these veterans sacrifices?
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Warn them that if they fail to do so, we will push them back across it."[41]
.On a personal level, Patton was disappointed by the Army's refusal to give him a combat command in the Pacific Theater of Operations.^ All I want to do is to command an army in combat.
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^ Most of the series relate to Patton's personal and military activities and his leadership in the development and tactical use of the tank as a combat weapon.
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^ The bulk of the series illustrates Patton's duties while a combat commander from 1942 to 1945.
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.Unhappy with his role as the military governor of Bavaria and depressed by his belief that he would never fight in another war, Patton's behavior and statements became increasingly erratic.^ Speeches made by Patton to his troops during World War II were originally filed in the Military Papers, and this order has been retained.
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Various explanations beyond his disappointments have been proposed for Patton's behavior at this point. Carlo D'Este, in Patton: A Genius for War, writes that "it seems virtually inevitable ... that Patton experienced some type of brain damage from too many head injuries" from a lifetime of numerous auto- and horse-related accidents, especially one suffered while playing polo in 1936.[4]
Many of the controversial opinions he expressed were common (if not exactly popular) at the time and his outspoken opposition to post-surrender denazification is still widely debated today. Many still laud his generous treatment of his former German enemies and his early recognition of the Soviet threat, while detractors say his protests reflect the views of a bigoted elitist. Whatever the cause, Patton found himself once again in trouble with his superiors and the American people. While speaking to a group of reporters, he compared the Nazis to losers in American political elections, and that being a Nazi in Germany was, "like being a Democrat in the States." Patton was soon relieved of command of Third Army and transferred to the Fifteenth Army, a paper command preparing a history of the war.

Attitudes on race and nationality

Considering the period, Patton's attitude toward minorities was neither negative nor positive. His attitudes were varied depending on time and circumstance, with military necessity being of particular importance.
.On black soldiers: "Individually they were good soldiers, but I expressed my belief at the time, and have never found the necessity of changing it, that a colored soldier cannot think fast enough to fight in armor."^ They'll do it because they're good soldiers.
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^ The very few young soldiers that have parents, in the Congress, or the Senate, are very few....lets see one of the Obama kids on the front line...the front line when they are old enough to go...that should be an obligation to go to war...if we are good enough to die.......
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^ Obama gave a good speech today and he says he will never let vets come home to the words they suffered during the sixties and seventies.
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[42]
.Patton stated that performance was more important than race or religious affiliation:[43] "I don't give a damn who the man is.^ It's not like if you don't allow gay people to get married, they will make more babies than if you do allow them to get married.
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^ We don't quite know for sure why these animals perform homosexuality, and there probably is more than one reason for it, but that's besides the point I was trying to make. The point is that these animals perform their actions on instinct, not choices.
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^ I don't think you can make a solid argument that homosexuality is more important than heterosexuality...
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He can be a nigger or a Jew, but if he has the stuff and does his duty, he can have anything I've got. By God! I love him."[43][44]
Later, Patton addressed a group of African-American tankers, saying:
Men, you're the first Negro tankers to ever fight in the American Army. I would never have asked for you if you weren't good. I have nothing but the best in my Army. I don't care what color you are as long as you go up there and kill those Kraut sons of bitches. Everyone has their eyes on you and is expecting great things from you. .Most of all your race is looking forward to you.^ A really most profound way to celebrate the day- wished you all could have heard the conversation.
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^ Looks like you boys have hitched your wagon to a falling star.
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^ I posted your site on Carols blog...and some others,,,and forwarded all info on to others, and asked them to do the same.
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.Don't let them down and damn you, don't let me down!^ Thanks max, you don't need to leave, let''s just move on to something else.
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[45]
Patton also insisted on the assignment of some black officers as judges in military tribunals involving black defendants,[43] and he spent more time with his African-American aide, Sergeant Meeks, than with nearly anyone else while in Europe,[43] developing a relationship of mutual respect that transcended that of a general with his valet. .Patton disliked the British,[43] but appreciated Montgomery's organizational abilities more than either Eisenhower or Bradley did.^ He hated Patton cordially, but admitted that he was a bold and inventive General, who got more out of his men than most did.
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[43]
.Patton was horrified at what he found when his Third Army liberated Buchenwald concentration camp.^ Kirk and Kerry in obtaining Liberator Status for Patton's Army, the 94th Infantry Division.
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.Local German citizens claimed that they didn't know what was going on, though at least a few admitted to knowing of the atrocities but insisted they had been powerless to stop it.^ I am grateful we had a Patton, that we are on the right side (most of the time) and that our citizens fighting for what they know is right, show valor beyond the armies of wrong.
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He ordered American troops to round up the approximately 2,000 local Germans and march them through the camps. He wanted them to see the atrocities firsthand.
Though many of his attitudes were common in his day, as with all of his opinions, he was often exceptionally blunt in his expression of them. He once wrote:
The difficulty in understanding the Russian is that we do not take cognizance of the fact that he is not a European, but an Asiatic, and therefore thinks deviously. We can no more understand a Russian than a Chinese or a Japanese, and from what I have seen of them, I have no particular desire to understand them except to ascertain how much lead or iron it takes to kill them. .In addition to his other amiable characteristics, the Russian has no regard for human life and they are all out sons-of-bitches, barbarians, and chronic drunks.^ How would a species even survive, if they all murdered each other?
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^ To son John all my houses lots that lays on the N.W. side of a road to be laid out called the State road from Phila.
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[46]
After reading the Koran and observing North Africans, he wrote to his wife, "Just finished reading the Koran—a good book and interesting." Patton had a keen eye for native customs and methods, wrote knowingly of local architecture, even rated the progress of word-of-mouth rumor in Arab country at 40–60 miles a day. In spite of his regard for the Koran, he concluded, "To me it seems certain that the fatalistic teachings of Mohammad and the utter degradation of women is the outstanding cause for the arrested development of the Arab. . . . Here, I think, is a text for some eloquent sermon on the virtues of Christianity" (both Patton and Halsey were Episcopalians).[47][48]

Task Force Baum

.In March 1945, Patton sent Task Force Baum, consisting of 314 men, 16 tanks, and assorted other vehicles, 50 miles (80 km.^ C:371.Robert Patton, Manheim Twp., dated 16 March 1776, probated 9 April 1776.
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) behind enemy lines to liberate a prisoner of war camp. .One of the inmates was Patton's son-in-law, Lieutenant Colonel John K. Waters.^ Thos McGuire on behalf of his wife Mary and son John, for whom he is guardian, for inheritance from decd father-in-law John PATTON who left a legacy to wife Mary and son John, also to executors of Robert PATTON decd his said wifes brother.
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^ Westmoreland Co Pa a sum of money was by John Patton devised to me which is payable in annual installments and one sd installment was due Dec last year.
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^ Dau Mary was marr to Andrew Patton, with son John 7.
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The raid was an utter fiasco. Only 35 men made it back; the rest were either killed or captured, and all 57 vehicles were lost. Waters himself was shot and had to be left at the camp. When Eisenhower learned of the secret mission, he was furious.

Relations with Eisenhower

Patton (seated, second from left) and Eisenhower (seated, middle) with other American military officials, 1945.
.The relationship between George S. Patton and Dwight Eisenhower has long been of interest to historians in that the onset of World War II completely reversed the roles of the two men in the space of just under two years.^ World War II Online .
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When Patton and Eisenhower met in the mid 1920s, Patton was six years Eisenhower’s senior in the Army and Eisenhower saw Patton as a leading mind in tank warfare.
.Between 1935 and 1940, Patton and Eisenhower developed a very close friendship to the level where the Patton and Eisenhower families were spending summer vacations together.^ Thus the Whitehill family had a very close tie to the Pattons.
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In 1938, Patton was promoted to full colonel and Eisenhower, then still a lieutenant colonel, openly admitted that he saw Patton as a friend, superior officer, and mentor.
.Upon the outbreak of World War II, Patton’s expertise in mechanized warfare was recognized by the Army, and he was quickly made a brigadier general and, less than a year later, a major general.^ World War II Online .
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In 1940, Lt. Col. Eisenhower petitioned Brigadier General Patton, offering to serve under the tank corps commander. Patton accepted readily, stating that he would like nothing better than for Eisenhower to be placed under his command.
.George Marshall, recognizing that the coming conflict would require all available military talent, had other plans for Eisenhower.^ How would a species even survive, if they all murdered each other?
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^ Animals don't even have the consciousness to recognize being gay as a choice, so if it isn't a choice for every other species, why would it be a choice for us?
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In 1941, after five years as a relatively unknown lieutenant colonel, Eisenhower was promoted to colonel and then again to brigadier general in just 6 months time. Patton was still senior to Eisenhower in the Regular Army, but this was soon not the case in the growing conscript army (known as the Army of the United States). In 1942, Eisenhower was promoted to major general and, just a few months later, to lieutenant general—outranking Patton for the first time. When the Allies announced the invasion of North Africa, Major General Patton suddenly found himself under the command of his former subordinate, now one star his superior.
In 1943, Patton became a lieutenant general one month after Eisenhower was promoted to full (four-star) general. Patton was unusually reserved in never publicly commenting on Eisenhower's rapid rise. Patton also reassured Eisenhower that the two men’s professional relationship was unaffected. Privately however, Patton was often quick to remind Eisenhower that his permanent rank in the Regular Army, then still a one-star brigadier general, was lower than Patton’s Regular Army commission as a two-star major general.
When Patton came under criticism for the "Sicily slapping incident" (see above), Eisenhower met privately with Patton and reprimanded him.
Eisenhower is also credited with giving Patton a command in France, after other powers in the Army had relegated Patton to various unimportant duties in England. It was in France that Patton found himself in the company of another former subordinate, Omar Bradley, who had also become his superior. As with Eisenhower, Patton behaved with professionalism and served under Bradley with distinction.
.After the close of World War II, Patton (now a full general) became the occupation commander of Bavaria, and made arrangements for saving the world-famous Lipizzaner stallions of Vienna, fearing that the Red Army would slaughter the horses for food.^ World War II Online .
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Patton was relieved of duty after openly revolting against the punitive occupation directive JCS 1067.[49] His view of the war was that with Hitler gone, the German army could be rebuilt into an ally in a potential war against the Russians, whom Patton notoriously despised and considered a greater menace than the Germans. .During this period, he wrote that the Allied victory would be in vain if it led to a tyrant worse than Hitler and an army of "Mongolian savages" controlling half of Europe.^ British th Army meet in an Allied victory celebration...
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Eisenhower had at last had enough, relieving Patton of all duties and ordering his return to the United States. When Patton openly accused Eisenhower of caring more about a political career than his military duties, their friendship effectively came to an end.
In addition, Patton was highly critical of the victorious Allies use of German forced labor. He commented in his diary "I’m also opposed to sending PW’s to work as slaves in foreign lands (in particular, to France) where many will be starved to death." He also noted "It is amusing to recall that we fought the revolution in defence of the rights of man and the civil war to abolish slavery and have now gone back on both principles."[50] (See also Rheinwiesenlager).
Near the end of the war (February 1945), Eisenhower ranked the capabilities of U.S. generals in Europe. Omar Bradley and Carl Spaatz he rated as the best. Walter Bedell Smith was ranked number 3, and Patton number 4, followed by Mark Clark, and Lucian Truscott.
Bradley himself had been asked by Eisenhower to rank all the generals in December 1945, and he ranked them as follows: Bedell Smith #1, Spaatz #2, Courtney Hodges #3, Elwood Quesada #4, Truscott #5, and Patton #6 (others were also ranked)[51]
However, Patton was a ground commander. .Spaatz and Quesada had been air commanders since the 1920s, having spent their military careers through the end of World War II in the Army Air Force, the forerunner of today's U.S. Air Force, which was not separated from the U.S. Army until 1947. It may be impossible today to make a fair comparison of commanders from two such different branches of the U.S. military.^ World War II Online .
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Eisenhower's and Bradley's rankings probably included factors other than Patton's success as a battle leader. .As to that, Alan Axelrod in his book Patton (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006) quotes German Field Marshal Gerd von Rundstedt as stating "Patton was your best" and, surprisingly, Joseph Stalin as stating that the Red Army could neither have planned nor executed Patton's advance across France.^ The rd Army will swing around here, a sweeping end run right across France.
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^ They should pivot the way von Schlieffen planned it in World War I. Then we might get a chance to do some real broken field running.
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Rank comparison to Eisenhower

Rank Patton Eisenhower Component
Second Lieutenant June 11, 1909 June 12, 1915 United States Army
First Lieutenant May 23, 1916 July 1, 1916 United States Army
Captain May 15, 1917 May 15, 1917 United States Army
Major January 26, 1918 June 17, 1918 National Army
Lieutenant Colonel March 30, 1918 October 14, 1918 National Army
Colonel October 17, 1918 N/A National Army
Captain (Peacetime reversion) June 30, 1920 June 30, 1920 Regular Army
Major July 1, 1920 July 2, 1920 Regular Army
Lieutenant Colonel March 1, 1934 July 1, 1936 Regular Army
Colonel July 1, 1938 March 11, 1941 Regular Army
Brigadier General October 1, 1940 September 29, 1941 Army of the United States
Major General April 4, 1941 March 27, 1942 Army of the United States
Lieutenant General March 12, 1943 July 7, 1942 Army of the United States
Brigadier General August 16, 1944[52] N/A Regular Army
Major General August 16, 1944[53] N/A Regular Army
General April 14, 1945 February 11, 1943 Army of the United States
General of the Army N/A December 20, 1944 Army of the United States

Patton, the film

Patton was the focus of the epic 1970 Academy Award-winning film Patton, with the titular role played by George C. Scott in an iconic, Academy Award winning performance. Patton has come to symbolize a warrior's ferocity and aggressiveness as a result of the movie and Scott's now-famous opening monologue in front of a gigantic American flag, which is based on portions of speeches that Patton made at different times (including Patton's Speech to the Third Army, made to troops shortly before the Normandy invasion). Historians have stated that the movie's accuracy could be tinged with some bias, noting the heavy influence of Omar Bradley as senior military advisor and writer. Bradley, played in the movie by Karl Malden, had a tumultuous and antagonistic relationship with Patton. However, some see the movie's treatment of Patton as hagiographic. .Many Patton contemporaries, including many who knew him personally or served with him, applauded Scott's portrayal as being extremely accurate in capturing the essence of the man.^ Left wife Elizabeth and seven children including Jane who married Robert Patton; Hannah m.
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Other historians have praised the film for its generally accurate and balanced portrayal of Patton as a complex and capable leader.

Legacy

General George S. Patton statue Ettelbruck / Luxembourg 2007
  • General George Patton Museum at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
  • A museum dedicated to Patton, and his efforts training thousands of soldiers for African desert combat, is located at the site of the Desert Training Center in Chiriaco Summit, California. A statue of Patton can be seen from nearby Interstate 10. [1]
  • Two active United States Army installations are named in memory of General Patton. Patton Barracks in Heidelberg, Germany houses the headquarters for the United States Army Garrison Heidelberg.
  • Patton Army Air Field, located on Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, provides rotary-wing aviation support for Army units in southern Kuwait.
  • Patton United States Army Reserve Center, in Bell, California is named for General Patton.
  • Patton Hall, located in Fort Riley, Kansas, houses much of the Judge-Advocate General (JAG) Corps at the base.
  • Patton Junior High School at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas is named for him.[54]
  • The Patton series of tanks is named for him.[55]
  • .
  • A chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution is named for Patton.^ Betsy was md to Robert Hamelton with son Samuel (Note the four grandsons named John Patton!
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    [56]
  • .
  • Patton Monument (West Point)
  • There is a large Patton Monument in Avranches, France.
  • At the Episcopal Church of Our Savior in San Gabriel, California, there is a stained glass window depicting Patton as a version of Saint George.^ I have John Patton as a vestry man in Episcopal Church in Reading, PA on 27 May 1765, with his step-son Mark Bird.
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    ^ John Gibson et ux to George Henry, tract on Sandy Cr bounded east by John PATTON, west by Chas Gibson, s by D Kilgore.
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    He is shown in a tank fighting a dragon festooned with swastikas. The lettering in the window reads "I fought a good fight."[citation needed]
  • Hamilton, Massachusetts, where Patton's summer home was located, dedicated its central park to Patton, boasting a World War II–era tank in the center of town, and the town's school sports teams play under the name "Generals." In addition, the French government gave two statues to the town commemorating Patton's service to their nation. .They were improved in 2003 and sit at the entrance to Patton Park.
  • Patton was named the class exemplar for the United States Air Force Academy's class of 2005, the only non-aviator to receive this honor.
  • A street in Arlon in the province of Luxembourg, Belgium, is named for General Patton, and a street in the comune of Ixelles, in Brussels.
  • Patton wrote much material, including speeches, lectures, and poetry.^ It is possible I missed a few names as there were thousands of names each year so I only checked twps where Pattons were known to live.
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    Incorporating the biblical phrase "Through a Glass, Darkly" he composed a poem imbued with his personal interpretations of reincarnation:[57][58]

Through the travail of the ages,
Midst the pomp and toil of war,
Have I fought and strove and perished
Countless times upon this star
...
So as through a glass, and darkly
The age long strife I see
Where I fought in many guises,
Many names, but always me.
...
So forever in the future,
Shall I battle as of yore,
Dying to be born a fighter,
But to die again, once more

Awards and decorations

United States awards

Bronze oak leaf cluster
Distinguished Service Cross with one oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Distinguished Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Bronze oak leaf cluster
Silver Star with one oak leaf cluster
Legion of Merit ribbon.svg Legion of Merit
Bronze Star ribbon.svg Bronze Star
Purple Heart BAR.svg Purple Heart
Silver Lifesaving Medal ribbon.svg Silver Lifesaving Medal[59]
Mexican Service Medal ribbon.svg Mexican Service Medal
Silver star
World War I Victory Medal with five battle clasps
American Defense Service ribbon.svg American Defense Service Medal
American Campaign Medal ribbon.svg American Campaign Medal
Silver star
Bronze star
Bronze star
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with one silver and two bronze service stars
World War II Victory Medal ribbon.svg World War II Victory Medal
Army of Occupation ribbon.svg In 1955, the U.S. Army posthumously presented General Patton with the Army of Occupation Medal for service as the first occupation commander of Bavaria.

Foreign and international awards

Galó de l'Orde del Bany (UK).png Commander of the Order of the Bath
Order BritEmp rib.png Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Grand Crest Ordre de Leopold.gif Belgian Order of Leopold
Oorlogskruis with Palm.jpg Belgian Croix de Guerre
Legion Honneur Commandeur ribbon.svg French Legion of Honor
Croix de guerre 1939-1945 with palm.jpg French Croix de Guerre
LUX Croix de Guerre ribbon.svg Luxemburg War Cross
Ord.Adolf.Nassau.jpg Grand Luxemburg Cross of the Order of Adolphe of Nassau
Grand Cross of the Order of Ouissam Alaouite ribbon.png Grand Cross of Ouissam Alaouite of Morocco
Order of the White Lion.svg Order of the White Lion of Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovak War Cross 1939-1945 Ribbon.png Czechoslovakian War Cross

Dates of rank

No pin insignia for 2nd Lts. in 1909 Second Lieutenant, Regular Army: June 11, 1909
US-OF1A.svg
 First Lieutenant, Regular Army: May 23, 1916
US-O3 insignia.svg
 Captain, Regular Army: May 15, 1917
US-O4 insignia.svg
 Major, National Army: January 26, 1918
US-O5 insignia.svg
 Lieutenant Colonel, National Army: March 30, 1918
US-O6 insignia.svg
 Colonel, National Army: October 17, 1918
US-O3 insignia.svg
 Reverted to permanent rank of Captain, Regular Army: June 30, 1920
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 Major, Regular Army: July 1, 1920
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 Lieutenant Colonel, Regular Army: March 1, 1934
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 Colonel, Regular Army: July 1, 1938
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 Brigadier General, Army of the United States: October 2, 1940
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 Major General, Army of the United States: April 4, 1941
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 Lieutenant General, Army of the United States: March 12, 1943
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 Brigadier General, Regular Army: August 16, 1944[52]
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 Major General, Regular Army: August 16, 1944[53]
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 General, Army of the United States: April 14, 1945

See also


References

Bibliography

Primary sources

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  • George S. Patton, Jr., War As I Knew It; Houghton Mifflin
    ISBN 0-395-73529-7;(1947/1975); (Soft Cover)
    ISBN 0-395-08704-6 (1947/1975); (Hard Cover)
  • George S. Patton, Jr., The poems of General George S. Patton, Jr.: Lines of fire, edited by Carmine A. Prioli.^ General George S. Patton, Jr., has accepted our invitation.
    • Patton Script - transcript from the screenplay and/or George C. Scott movie 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC www.script-o-rama.com [Source type: Original source]

    Edwin Mellen Press, 1991.
  • Patton's photographs: War as he saw it, edited by Kevin Hymel. Potomac Books,
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    ISBN 0-306-80717-3 (Soft Cover; Alkali Paper) Da Capo Press; 1998; 996 pp.
  • Blumenson, Martin, The Patton Papers: Vol. 2, 1940–1945,
    ISBN 0-395-18498-3 (Hard Cover); Houghton Mifflin, 1974. 889 pp.
    ISBN 0-306-80717-3 (Soft Cover; Alkali Paper); Da Capo Press, 1996. 889 pp.
  • Patton, Robert H., The Pattons: A Personal History of An American Family,
    ISBN 1-57488-127-2 (Soft Cover); Crown Publishers (1994); Brassey's (1996) 320 pp.
  • Platt, Anthony M. with O'Leary, Cecilia E., Bloodlines: Recovering Hitler's Nuremberg Laws, From Patton's Trophy To Public Memorial,
    ISBN 1-59451-140-3 (paperback); Paradigm Publishers, 2006. 268 pp.

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  • Axelrod, Alan, Patton: A Biography, Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
  • Martin Blumenson, Patton: The Man Behind the Legend, 1885–1945 ISBN 0-688-06082-X; 1985
  • Blumenson, Martin, The Battle of the Generals: The Untold Story of the Falaise Pocket—the Campaign That Should Have Won World War II; 1993.
  • Carlo D'Este, Patton: A Genius for War, HarperCollins, (1995).^ They should pivot the way von Schlieffen planned it in World War I. Then we might get a chance to do some real broken field running.
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    .ISBN 0-06-016455-7
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  • Pullen, John J. "'You Will Be Afraid.'", American Heritage 2005 56(3): 26–29. Issn: 0002-8738 Fulltext in Ebsco.^ You plan on slapping any soldiers there, general?
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    ^ You mean command of all American troops going into Europe?
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    ^ General George S. Patton, Jr., has accepted our invitation.
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    Patton's March 1945 was made famous by the movie, which sanitized it. .Patton used harsh and foul language and castigated cowards, or "psychoneurotics", and those who used self-inflicted wounds to get out of combat.^ I understand you have two cases of self-inflicted wounds.
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    The basic message was "shoot and keep shooting."
  • Reit, Seymour, Masquerade: The Amazing Camouflage Deceptions of World War II, Hawthorn Press, 1978. ISBN 0-8015-4931-0.
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  • Dennis Showalter, Patton and Rommel: Men of War in the Twentieth Century (2005). .ISBN 978-0-425-20663-8.
  • Smith, David Andrew, George S. Patton: A Biography, Greenwood, 2003.
  • Sobel, Brian, The Fighting Pattons, ISBN 0-440-23572-2 (Soft Cover) Dell Publishing, 1997; Praeger Publishers Reprint, July, 2000.
  • Spires, David N., Patton's Air Force: Forging a Legendary Air-Ground Team, Smithsonian Inst.^ PATTON: When I complained about air cover.
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    Pr., 2002.
  • von Mellenthin, F.W., Panzer Battles, Ballantine, 1971, first published by the University of Oklahoma Press, 1956 ISBN 0345321588
  • Brenton G. Wallace, Patton & His Third Army ISBN 0-8117-2896-X
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  • Wilson, Dale Eldred, 'Treat 'Em Rough'! The United States Army Tank Corps in the First World War; Temple U. Press (1990).
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Notes

  1. ^ Wilson, Dale. The American Expeditionary Forces Tank Corps in World War I: From Creation to Combat. http://stinet.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=A192722&Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf.  p. 19
  2. ^ Biography of General George S. Patton, Jr.. generalpatton.com. http://www.generalpatton.com/biography.html. Retrieved April 9, 2009.  p. 2
  3. ^ Biography of General Hugh Mercer
  4. ^ a b c d D'Este, Carlo (1995). Patton: A Genius for War. New York: Harper Perennial. pp. 58, 131. ISBN 0060927623. 
  5. ^ Blumenson, Martin (1972). The Patton Papers: 1885–1940. Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin. pp. 231–234. ISBN 0-395-12706-8. 
  6. ^ The Form and Use of the Saber. George S. Patton 1913
  7. ^ 8th Cavalry Regiment - Early History
  8. ^ Cardena's Family Saw Him Die at Bay; Shot Four Times, Villa Captain Fought Before Mother, Wife, and Daughter, New York Times, 1916-05-23 at 5.
  9. ^ Blumenson, Martin (1972). The Patton Papers: 1885–1940. Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin. pp. 480–483. ISBN 0-395-12706-8. 
  10. ^ Blumenson, Martin (1972). The Patton Papers: 1885–1940. Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin. pp. 552–553. ISBN 0-395-12706-8. 
  11. ^ Blumenson, Martin (1972). The Patton Papers: 1885–1940. Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin. pp. 661–670, 706–708,764–766. ISBN 0-395-12706-8. 
  12. ^ Spark Gap Autumn 1998 Vol 9 No 2
  13. ^ "Man Under a Star," Time. March 29, 2943.
  14. ^ Lande, D (2002). I Was with Patton: First-Person Accounts of WWII in George S. Patton's Command. St. Paul, MN: MBI. p. 6. 
  15. ^ Botting p. 355
  16. ^ "Private Wrote Family About Being Cuffed," The Port Arthur News, November 24, 1943, p6
  17. ^ "Reprimand for Patton is Denied," The Fresno Bee, November 22, 1943, p1
  18. ^ Farago, Ladislas Patton: Ordeal and Triumph
  19. ^ Hirshson, Stanley P. (2003). General Patton: A Soldier's Life. Harper Perennial. ISBN 0060009837. 
  20. ^ "Patton Regrets Slapping Soldier," San Antonio Light, November 23, 1943, p1
  21. ^ Id. at p.8
  22. ^ "Gen. Patton Slap Haunts Former GI," Charleston Daily Mail, March 25, 1970, p12
  23. ^ "GI Slapped by Gen. Patton in Sicily Is Dead," The Cedar Rapids Gazette, February 2, 1971, p7.
  24. ^ Port Arthur News, 11/24/43, Id.
  25. ^ Speech of Bejamin Patton, "Patton"
  26. ^ Seymour Reit, Masquerade: The Amazing Camouflage Deceptions of Worlds War II (1978), pp. 38-40, 42, 47, 174.
  27. ^ Berragan, GW (2003). "Higher command and staff course staff ride paper: Who should bear primary responsibility for the culmination of Patton's US third army on the Moselle in 1944? Are there lessons for contemporary campaign planning?" (pdf). Defence Studies 3 (3): 161-72. doi:10.1080/14702430308405084. http://pdfserve.informaworld.com/968108__783082827.pdf. 
  28. ^ Eisenhower. Stephen Ambrose, pg. 162-164
  29. ^ Zaloga 2008 Armored Thunderbolt p. 184-193
  30. ^ von Mellenthin 1971, p. 381-382
  31. ^ Gooderson 1998, p. 44
  32. ^ Gooderson 1998, p.85
  33. ^ John MacDonald, (1999). But we are different...Quality for the Service Sector. Management Books, Oxfordshire UK. ISBN 1-85252-123-6
  34. ^ Patton (Ordeal and Triumph) by Ladislas Farago, 1964, p. 790. (Originally from Patton’s personal Journal, published posthumously in the Saturday Evening Post in August 1949)
  35. ^ "Why Eisenhower's Forces Stopped at the Elbe", Forrest C. Pogue, World Politics, Vol. 4, No. 3 (Apr., 1952), pp. 356-368,(article consists of 13 pages), Published by: Cambridge University Press, URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2009127
  36. ^ Province, Charles M. The Unknown Patton. CMP Publications, 2002. p16.
  37. ^ American Battle Monuments Commission
  38. ^ "The Day of Battle" Rick Atkinson pp. 148 Atkinson's citation from "The Patton Story: He Slapped, He Raged, He Sobbed in Anger," Cincinnati Post, February 28, 1947, 26, from McCormick Research Center, First Division Museum, Cantigny, Ill.
  39. ^ Evans, Colin (2001). Great feuds in history: ten of the liveliest disputes ever. John Wiley and Sons. pp. 151–168. ISBN 0471380385. 
  40. ^ Virgil Pinkley, "Gen. George Patton Believed Himself Greatest Soldier'; Entire Army Felt Same Way," reprinted in Nevada State Journal, December 23, 1945, p15.
  41. ^ Robert Wilcox, Target Patton, Regnery, New York, 2008, p. 112.
  42. ^ Patton. War As I Knew It. p.60
  43. ^ a b c d e f Victor Davis Hanson (2004-03-29). "The Claremont Institute—Footnotes to Greatness". Claremont Review of Books (Spring 2004). http://www.claremont.org/publications/crb/id.935/article_detail.asp. Retrieved 2008-09-23. 
  44. ^ Stanley P. Hirshson (2003). General Patton: A Soldier's Life. pp. 864 pages. http://books.google.com/books?id=xOLMGBKbjGUC&pg=PA412&lpg=PA412&dq=%22He+can+be+a+nigger+or+a+Jew%22&source=web&ots=hsvHwINM1J&sig=mnupL1toHkxlpK-r47GDvG5jag0&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=1&ct=result. Retrieved 2008-09-23. 
  45. ^ Wilson, Joe W. The 761st "Black Panther" Tank Battalion in World War II". Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 1999. p53.
  46. ^ The Unknown Patton Chapter Ten (The Patton Philosophy)
  47. ^ "The General and the Admiral". Time magazine. November 10, 1947. http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,793941-2,00.html. 
  48. ^ Patton. War As I Knew It. p.49
  49. ^ Walter L. Dorn "The Debate Over American Occupation Policy in Germany in 1944–1945" Political Science Quarterly, Vol. 72, No. 4. (December, 1957), pp. 481–501.
  50. ^ John Dietrich. The Morgenthau Plan: Soviet Influence on American Postwar Policy (2002) pg. 127
  51. ^ from the Papers of David Eisenhower and Omar Bradley as quoted by Russell F. Weigley in his book Eisenhower's Lieutenants, 1981. p758.
  52. ^ a b Official Date Of Rank of 1943-09-01
  53. ^ a b Official Date Of Rank of 1943-09-02
  54. ^ Fort Leavenworth USD 207
  55. ^ Hunnicutt
  56. ^ Gen. George S. Patton, Jr. Chapter website Accessed December 28, 2008
  57. ^ Patton, George S.. "Through a Glass, Darkly". CMG Worldwide and the Estate of General George S. Patton, Jr. http://www.generalpatton.com/poem.html. 
  58. ^ "A Register of His Papers in the Library of Congress". Library of Congress. pp. Box 74 Poetry. http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/h?faid/faid:@field(DOCID+ms000001). 
  59. ^ United States Coast Guard

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Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men.
^ "Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won with men.

^ Wars are fought with weapons, but they are won by Men .

^ November 1917) Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men.
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It is the spirit of the men who follow and of the man who leads that gains that victory.
General George Smith Patton, Jr. (1885-11-111945-12-21) was a U.S. General during World War II; he was known in his time as "America's Fightingest General".
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There is no proof nor yet any denial.
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We were, We are, and we will be.
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My flanks are something for the enemy to worry about, not me.
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^ When asked by his nephew about his profanity, Patton remarked, "When I want my men to remember something important, to really make it stick, I give it to them double dirty.
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Never tell people how to do things.
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^ General Patton Speech “Never tell people how to do things.

Tell them what to do, and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by winning.
A good solution applied with vigor now is better than a perfect solution applied ten minutes later.
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We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people.
^ Battle of the Bulge "We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people.
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^ "We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people.

^ We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people.
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.Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.
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    ^ "Lead me, follow me, or get the hell out of my way," Patton is most known for saying.
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    .I passed a chateau in ruins which I possibly helped escalade in the middle ages.^ I passed a chateau in ruins which I possibly helped escalade in the middle ages.
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    ^ Very important to the war effort in England, the Women's Volunteer Service, an organization consisting mainly of middle-aged English women, worked very hard to help the war effort.
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    .There is no proof nor yet any denial.^ There is no proof nor yet any denial.
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    ^ "There is one thing, Gisgo, yet more astonishing, which you take no notice of."
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    .We were, We are, and we will be.
    • In a letter to his mother from Chamlieu, France during World War I, revealing some of his speculations about reincarnation.^ In a letter to his mother from Chamlieu, France during World War I, revealing some of his speculations about reincarnation.
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      ^ What is so important about World War Two?
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      ^ Along with the British tankers, he and his men achieved victory at Cambrai, France, during the world's first major tank battle in 1917.
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      .(20 November 1917)
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    ^ Wars are fought with weapons, but they are won by Men .

    .It is the spirit of the men who follow and of the man who leads that gains that victory.
    • Cavalry Journal (September 1933)
  • The publicity I have been getting, a good deal of which is untrue, and the rest of it ill considered, has done me more harm than good. The only way you get on in this profession is to have the reputation of doing what you are told as thoroughly as possible.^ Lead me, follow me or get out of my way."

    ^ "Who told you that, who told you that?"
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    ^ It is the spirit of the men who leads that gains the victory."
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    .So far I have been able to accomplish that, and I believe I have gotten quite a reputation from not kicking at peculiar assignments.^ So far I have been able to accomplish that, and I believe I have gotten quite a reputation from not kicking at peculiar assignments.
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    .
    • Letter to Frederick Ayers (5 May 1943), published in The Patton Papers 1940-1945 (1996) edited by Martin Blumenson, p.^ Stanzas 4 and 5 of "Absolute War", as quoted in The Patton Papers 1940-1945 (1996) edited by Martin Blumenson, p.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

      ^ In Stock The Patton Papers 1940-1945 by Martin Blumenson ( 10 ) 2 used & new from $778.56 .
      • Lists & Guides tagged with patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Letter to Frederick Ayers (5 May 1943), published in The Patton Papers 1940-1945 (1996) edited by Martin Blumenson, p.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

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  • The more I see of Arabs the less I think of them.^ The more I see of Arabs the less I think of them.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I think you’ll agree with some of my posts, although they are a bit less orderly, and perhaps more offensive.
    • Man Law #69 – There is Only One Direction – FORWARD! « The Unbreakable Man Laws 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC unbreakablemanlaws.com [Source type: General]

    ^ I would like to see a lot more churches do this because I think a lot of young people would find it gratifying.

    .By having studied them a good deal I have found out the trouble.^ By having studied them a good deal I have found out the trouble.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .They are the mixture of all the bad races on earth, and they get worse from west to east, because the eastern ones have had more crosses.^ They are the mixture of all the bad races on earth, and they get worse from west to east, because the eastern ones have had more crosses.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ They were all oriented from east to west, which was the long dimension of the deposit.
    • Quotations about Evolution 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC www.ooblick.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ George S. Patton More quotations on: [ War ] *** Watch what people are cynical about, and one can often discover what they lack.
    • General George S. Patton Quotes - Famous Quotes by General George S. Patton from Basic Quotations - Famous Quotes by Famous People - Famous Quotations - Famous Sayings 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.basicquotations.com [Source type: General]

    .
    • Letter to Frederick Ayers (5 May 1943), published in The Patton Papers 1940-1945 (1996) edited by Martin Blumenson, p.^ Stanzas 4 and 5 of "Absolute War", as quoted in The Patton Papers 1940-1945 (1996) edited by Martin Blumenson, p.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

      ^ In Stock The Patton Papers 1940-1945 by Martin Blumenson ( 10 ) 2 used & new from $778.56 .
      • Lists & Guides tagged with patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Letter to Frederick Ayers (5 May 1943), published in The Patton Papers 1940-1945 (1996) edited by Martin Blumenson, p.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

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  • It is rather interesting how you get used to death. I have had to go to inspect the troops in which case you run a very good chance — or I should say a reasonable chance — of being bombed or shot at from the air, and shelled or shot at from the ground.^ I can't stress to you how good that show is .
    • Pitchfork: Guest Lists: Patton Oswalt 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC pitchfork.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It is rather interesting how you get used to death.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I have had to go to inspect the troops in which case you run a very good chance — or I should say a reasonable chance — of being bombed or shot at from the air, and shelled or shot at from the ground.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]


    .I had the same experience every day which is for the first half-hour the palms of my hands sweat and I feel depressed.^ I had the same experience every day which is for the first half-hour the palms of my hands sweat and I feel depressed.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Communication Style: ISTJs trust and remember information gained from first-hand experience.
    • Paladin Associates - Personality Comparison > Harry Truman ISTJ 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC www.paladinexec.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ As such, I make every effort to personally handle my clients' calls in a timely fashion and I am accessible to clients both during and after hours.
    • The Law Office Of Denise J. Patton - Illinois Adoption Attorney 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC www.iladoptionattorney.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Then, if one hits near you, it seems to break the spell and you don't notice them anymore.^ Then, if one hits near you, it seems to break the spell and you don't notice them anymore.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ In many, it often becomes a near-obsessive driving force in which the dyslexic seems to be saying to himself, but secretly hoping that others will notice that: “I’m smart too!
    • Gen. George S: Patton, Jr. at West Point, 1904-1909 » Armchair General 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.armchairgeneral.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Which I don’t think you can do, certainly you can’t do it to anywhere near the standard of comparing anyone who disagrees with you to the insanity of Bob.
    • Parchment and Pen » Why I Believe the Canon is Fallible . . . And am Fine with It! 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC www.reclaimingthemind.org [Source type: Original source]

    .Going back in the evening over the same ground and at a time when the shelling and bombing are usually heavier, you become so used to it you never think about it.^ It will rock your world and you will never be or think the same afterwards.
    • General George S. Patton was assassinated to silence his criticism of allied war leaders claims new book 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.infowars.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Going back in the evening over the same ground and at a time when the shelling and bombing are usually heavier, you become so used to it you never think about it.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ What do you think about this article?
    • American Cemetery in Luxembourg: US Military Memorial in Hamm with the Grave of General George Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC luxembourg-travel.suite101.com [Source type: News]
    • U.S. General George Patton: Patton: The Controversial Soldier 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC military-leaders.suite101.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
    • Letter to Frederick Ayers (5 May 1943), published in The Patton Papers 1940-1945 (1996) edited by Martin Blumenson, p.^ Stanzas 4 and 5 of "Absolute War", as quoted in The Patton Papers 1940-1945 (1996) edited by Martin Blumenson, p.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

      ^ In Stock The Patton Papers 1940-1945 by Martin Blumenson ( 10 ) 2 used & new from $778.56 .
      • Lists & Guides tagged with patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Letter to Frederick Ayers (5 May 1943), published in The Patton Papers 1940-1945 (1996) edited by Martin Blumenson, p.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

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  • A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood.
    • Letter (3 March 1944), later published in War As I Knew It (1947) Similar expressions were also used in his famous "Speech to the Third Army" in June 1944. The phrase is similar to one attributed to Erwin Rommel, "Sweat saves blood, blood saves lives, and brains saves both", and to an even older one by August Willich: "A drop of sweat on the drill ground will save many drops of blood on the battlefield" from The Army: Standing Army or National Army? (1866)
  • Now in war we are confronted with conditions which are strange
    If we accept them we will never win.

    Since being realistic, as in mundane combats fistic
    We will get a bloody nose and that's a sin.^ The phrase is similar to one attributed to Erwin Rommel , "Sweat saves blood, blood saves lives, and brains saves both", and to an even older one by August Willich: "A drop of sweat on the drill ground will save many drops of blood on the battlefield" from The Army: Standing Army or National Army?
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ General George S. Patton, Jr "A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood."
    • General George S.Patton sitater 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.military-quotes.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton Quotes. General George S. Patton Quotations 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.military-quotes.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Since being realistic, as in mundane combats fistic We will get a bloody nose and that's a sin.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .
    • Stanza 1 of "Absolute War" a poem composed by Patton in July 1944, during Operation Cobra as quoted in The Patton Papers 1940-1945 (1996) edited by Martin Blumenson p.^ Stanza 1 of "Absolute War" a poem composed by Patton in July 1944, during Operation Cobra as quoted in The Patton Papers 1940-1945 (1996) edited by Martin Blumenson p.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

      ^ Stanzas 4 and 5 of "Absolute War", as quoted in The Patton Papers 1940-1945 (1996) edited by Martin Blumenson, p.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

      ^ In Stock The Patton Papers 1940-1945 by Martin Blumenson ( 10 ) 2 used & new from $778.56 .
      • Lists & Guides tagged with patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

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  • For in war just as in loving you must keep on shoving
    Or you'll never get your reward.
    For if you are dilatory in the search for lust or glory
    You are up shitcreek and that's the truth, Oh, Lord.^ For if you are dilatory in the search for lust or glory You are up shitcreek and that's the truth, Oh, Lord.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ For in war just as in loving you must keep on shoving Or you'll never get your reward.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ You never looked that up?
    • Ann Coulter Goes to the Movies 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.thenation.com [Source type: General]

    .So let us do real fighting, boring in and gouging, biting.^ So let us do real fighting, boring in and gouging, biting.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]


    .Let's take a chance now that we have the ball.

    Let's forget those fine firm bases in the dreary shell raked spaces,
    Let's shoot the works and win!^ Let's take a chance now that we have the ball.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Let's forget those fine firm bases in the dreary shell raked spaces, Let's shoot the works and win!
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ "She's good and the way she shoots the ball and leans back to create space as she shoots it is tough to contest.
    • Late First Half Run Cushions Bengals in 67-60 Win Over NAU - IDAHO STATE OFFICIAL ATHLETIC SITE 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC isubengals.cstv.com [Source type: General]

    Yes win it all.
    .
    • Stanzas 4 and 5 of "Absolute War", as quoted in The Patton Papers 1940-1945 (1996) edited by Martin Blumenson, p.^ Stanza 1 of "Absolute War" a poem composed by Patton in July 1944, during Operation Cobra as quoted in The Patton Papers 1940-1945 (1996) edited by Martin Blumenson p.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

      ^ Stanzas 4 and 5 of "Absolute War", as quoted in The Patton Papers 1940-1945 (1996) edited by Martin Blumenson, p.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

      ^ In Stock The Patton Papers 1940-1945 by Martin Blumenson ( 10 ) 2 used & new from $778.56 .
      • Lists & Guides tagged with patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

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  • Some goddamn fool once said that flanks have got to be secure.^ Some goddamn fool once said that flanks have got to be secure.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .Since then sonofabitches all over the globe have been guarding their flanks.^ Since then sonofabitches all over the globe have been guarding their flanks.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    I don't agree with that. .My flanks are something for the enemy to worry about, not me.^ My flanks are something for the enemy to worry about, not me.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ When asked by his nephew about his profanity, Patton remarked, "When I want my men to remember something important, to really make it stick, I give it to them double dirty.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ When I answered Colonel Patton's question about why I was out of breath, he just muttered something disparaging about my young country-boy origins.
    • Purple Heart Austin War Stories - James W. Farmer, Sr. 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.purpleheartaustin.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Before he finds out where my flanks are, I'll be cutting the bastard's throat.
    • Conference with his officers (1 August 1944), as quoted in General Patton : A Soldiers Life (2002) by Stanley P. Hirshon, p.^ Patton : Well, I'm my favorite General.
      • Patton (1970) - Memorable quotes 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

      ^ No bastard General Patton .
      • GoneMovie.com ->Patton starring George C. Scott and Karl Malden. Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.gonemovies.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Conference with his officers (1 August 1944), as quoted in General Patton : A Soldiers Life (2002) by Stanley P. Hirshon, p.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

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  • Have taken Trier with two divisions.^ Have taken Trier with two divisions.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • George Patton - Wikidézet 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC hu.wikiquote.org [Source type: General]

    What do you want me to do? .Give it back?
    • Reply to a message from General Dwight Eisenhower to bypass the German city of Trier because it would take four divisions to capture it (2 March 1945), as quoted in the Introduction to War as I Knew it (1947) by George Smith Patton, Jr., with Paul Donal Harkins, p.^ Patton, George Smith (1885–1945) US general.
      • George Smith Patton Jr Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about George Smith Patton Jr 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.encyclopedia.com [Source type: Academic]

      ^ General George S. Patton (1885-1945) {Speech made by Gen.

      ^ General George S. Patton Jr General George S. Patton Jr scenery of the accident in 1945 scenery of the accident in 1945 today's scenery today's scenery .
      • GCAA77 General Patton Memorial Cache (Traditional Cache) in Baden-Württemberg, Germany created by Mabuse and mike_hd 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.geocaching.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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  • I don't know what you think you're trying to do, but the krauts ought to pin a medal on you for helping them mess up discipline for us.^ Let us know what you think!
    • Adopt a Pet :: General Patton - Santa Monica, CA - American Bulldog 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.adoptapet.com [Source type: General]

    ^ You're one of the best I've got, but you don't know when to shut up.
    • Patton Script - transcript from the screenplay and/or George C. Scott movie 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC www.script-o-rama.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ You’re forced to think about what you’re trying to accomplish and how.
    • What we can learn about strategy from General George S. Patton and the Philadelphia Phillies. « AB&C Blog 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC blog.a-b-c.com [Source type: General]

    .
    • During a March 1945 meeting with Bill Mauldin, complaining about his "Willy and Joe" cartoons; as quoted in The Brass Ring (1971) by Bill Mauldin
  • It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died.^ General George S. Patton, Jr "It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died.
    • George S. Patton Quotes. General George S. Patton Quotations 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.military-quotes.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Bookmark quote "It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died.
    • Patton, George S. Quotes on Quotations Book 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC quotationsbook.com [Source type: General]

    ^ It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died.
    • George S. Patton quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC refspace.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George Patton - Best Quotes Poems 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.best-quotes-poems.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S Patton - Famous Quotations. 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.cognitivedistortion.com [Source type: General]
    • WaPo's On Faith: General Patton, Sgt. York Like Ft. Hood Shooter | NewsBusters.org 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC newsbusters.org [Source type: General]
    • 1730. George Smith Patton, Jr. (1885-1945). Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC bartleby.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton Quotes / Quotations - Quoteopia! 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.quoteopia.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC en.thinkexist.com [Source type: Original source]
    • 1730. George Smith Patton, Jr. (1885-1945). Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989 12 September 2009 10:010 UTC www.bartleby.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S Patton quotes, quotations, phrases, words 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.icelebz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General George Patton Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: General]

    .Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
    • Speech at the Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston Massachusetts (7 June 1945), quoted in Patton : Ordeal and Triumph (1970) by Ladislas Farago
  • The difficulty in understanding the Russians is that we do not take cognizance of the fact that he is not a European, but an Asiatic, and therefore thinks deviously.^ Patton: ordeal and triumph / by Ladislas Farago.
    • Search Results 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.awm.gov.au [Source type: Reference]

    ^ Rather we should thank God that such men lived."
    • Quotes By Gen. George S. Patton ... - Other - Other-2 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.tomshardware.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General George S.Patton sitater 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.military-quotes.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton and His Thoughts On Discipline - CoachLikeaPro.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton Quotes. General George S. Patton Quotations 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.military-quotes.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Famous Quotes - George S. Patton quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC quotes.tubegator.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Robere - General Patton Quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.tankmastergunner.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Mookee's Main Page : George Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC m.ookee.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton, George S. Quotes on Quotations Book 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC quotationsbook.com [Source type: General]
    • RWN's Favorite George S. Patton Quotes - Right Wing News (Conservative News and Views) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightwingnews.com [Source type: General]
    • Patton, George S. - The Free Information Society 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freeinfosociety.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ He once wrote: "The difficulty in understanding the Russian is that we do not take cognizance of the fact that he is not a European, but an Asiatic, and therefore thinks deviously.
    • George S. Patton - on Opentopia, a free Encyclopedia 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC encycl.opentopia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .We can no more understand a Russian than a Chinaman or a Japanese, and from what I have seen of them, I have no particular desire to understand them, except to ascertain how much lead or iron it takes to kill them.^ We can no more understand a Russian than a Chinaman or a Japanese, and from what I have seen of them, I have no particular desire to understand them, except to ascertain how much lead or iron it takes to kill them.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ And, at the end, it was much more than that.
    • Patton, George S. - The Free Information Society 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freeinfosociety.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ In war, it takes more than the desire to fight to win.

    .In addition to his other Asiatic characteristics, the Russian have no regard for human life and is an all out son of bitch, barbarian, and chronic drunk.^ In addition to his other amiable characteristics, the Russian has no regard for human life and they are all out sons-of-bitches, barbarians, and chronic drunks.
    • George S. Patton at AllExperts 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC en.allexperts.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George Patton quotes - (37signals) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC 37signals.com [Source type: General]

    ^ In addition to his other Asiatic characteristics, the Russian have no regard for human life and is an all out son of bitch, barbarian, and chronic drunk.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ In addition to his other amiable characteristics, the Russian has no regard for human life and they are all out sons-of-bitches, barbarians, and chronic drunks."
    • George S. Patton - on Opentopia, a free Encyclopedia 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC encycl.opentopia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
    • Statement (8 August 1945), as quoted in General Patton : A Soldier's Life (2002) by Stanley P. Hirshson, p.^ Out of Print--Limited Availability General Patton: A Soldier's Life by Stanley P. Hirshson ( 34 ) List Price: $18.99 .
      • Lists & Guides tagged with patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

      ^ A Quote or citation from the Final pep-talk speech by General George S Patton provides an illustration of, or allusion to, the famous events of the day during the era of General George S Patton.
      • General George S Patton Jnr speech - Final pep-talk - England - 1944 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.famousquotes.me.uk [Source type: Original source]
      • General George S Patton Jnr speech - Final pep-talk - England - 1944 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.famousquotes.me.uk [Source type: Original source]

      ^ I wrote the book because no one had shown how Patton's early life had shaped his career, had shaped the man who later became a general.
      • Booknotes 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.booknotes.org [Source type: Original source]

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  • Never tell people how to do things.^ General Patton Speech “Never tell people how to do things.

    ^ Never tell people how to do things.
    • IPS Mosley: General George Patton on Planetarium Management 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.ips-planetarium.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George S. Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.thelemicknights.org [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton Quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.worldofquotes.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S.Patton sitater 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.military-quotes.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Ancestors of Gen. George Smith Jr. PATTON 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.whosyomama.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC refspace.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George Patton - Best Quotes Poems 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.best-quotes-poems.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S Patton - Famous Quotations. 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.cognitivedistortion.com [Source type: General]
    • George S. Patton Quotes. General George S. Patton Quotations 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.military-quotes.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Famous Quotes - George S. Patton quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC quotes.tubegator.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC en.thinkexist.com [Source type: General]
    • George S. Patton Quotes / Quotations - Quoteopia! 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.quoteopia.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC en.thinkexist.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton quotes 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC thinkexist.com [Source type: General]
    • George S. Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.mahalo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George S Patton quotes, quotations, phrases, words 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.icelebz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General George S. Patton quotes 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC thinkexist.com [Source type: General]
    • General George Patton Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: General]
    • General George S. Patton quotes 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.thinkexist.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ General George S. Patton, Jr "Never tell people how to do things.
    • General George S.Patton sitater 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.military-quotes.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton Quotes. General George S. Patton Quotations 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.military-quotes.com [Source type: Original source]

    .Tell them what to do, and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
    • War As I Knew It (1947) by George S. Patton, "Reflections and Suggestions"
  • There are three ways that men get what they want; by planning, by working, and by praying. Any great military operation takes careful planning, or thinking.^ Patton knew the value of planning.
    • George S. Patton on Refactoring | Lambert on Development 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC blog.componentoriented.com [Source type: General]

    ^ There are three ways that men get what they want; by planning, by working, and by Praying.
    • USA Patriotism! ... Article > General George S. Patton, Jr. - The Spiritual Man by Steve Newton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.usa-patriotism.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Any great military operation takes careful planning.
    • General George S. Patton - Liberty�s Steamroller 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Then you must have well-trained troops to carry it out: that's working.^ Then you must have well-trained troops to carry it out: that's working.
    • USA Patriotism! ... Article > General George S. Patton, Jr. - The Spiritual Man by Steve Newton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.usa-patriotism.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ But you can carry on as normal while we do the work in the background.
    • George S. Patton Jr. on Flickr - Photo Sharing! 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.flickr.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Then you must have well trained troops to carry it out.
    • General George S. Patton - Liberty�s Steamroller 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .But between the plan and the operation there is always an unknown.^ But between the plan and the operation there is always the unknown.
    • General George S. Patton - Liberty�s Steamroller 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ But between the plan and the operation there is always an unknown.
    • George S Patton Jr Quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC americanhistoryquotes.com [Source type: Original source]
    • USA Patriotism! ... Article > General George S. Patton, Jr. - The Spiritual Man by Steve Newton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.usa-patriotism.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ More importantly, "the operation impressed upon everyone a fact they already knewthe necessity for close co-ordination between tactical and logistical planning.
    • Patton and Logistics of the Third Army: Lessons for Today's Joint Logistician 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.airpower.au.af.mil [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Patton and Logistics of the Third Army: Lessons for Today's Joint Logistician 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .That unknown spells defeat or victory, success or failure.^ That unknown spells success or failure.
    • General George S. Patton - Liberty�s Steamroller 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ That unknown spells defeat or victory, success or failure.
    • George S Patton Jr Quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC americanhistoryquotes.com [Source type: Original source]
    • USA Patriotism! ... Article > General George S. Patton, Jr. - The Spiritual Man by Steve Newton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.usa-patriotism.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Facebook · Email · Download · · Bookmark · Source Quotationsbook · Powerpoint Wallpaper Source Unknown: " Success is failure turned inside out.
    • George S Patton quote- I do not fear failure. I only fear the slowing up... 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.iwise.com [Source type: News]

    .It is the reaction of the actors to the ordeal when it actually comes.^ It is the reaction of the actors to the ordeal when it actually comes.
    • George S Patton Jr Quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC americanhistoryquotes.com [Source type: Original source]
    • USA Patriotism! ... Article > General George S. Patton, Jr. - The Spiritual Man by Steve Newton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.usa-patriotism.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .Some people call that getting the breaks; I call it God.^ Some people call that getting the breaks; I call it God.
    • George S Patton Jr Quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC americanhistoryquotes.com [Source type: Original source]
    • USA Patriotism! ... Article > General George S. Patton, Jr. - The Spiritual Man by Steve Newton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.usa-patriotism.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton - Liberty�s Steamroller 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ In general, people were pleased just to bump down as opposed to getting laid off or some other alternative.
    • Above the Law - A Legal Tabloid - News, Gossip, and Colorful Commentary on Law Firms and the Legal Profession - Patton Boggs 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC abovethelaw.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Good grief, you call some people out and the tantrums begin.
    • General Patton - popular & recent blog posts & news articles with this tag 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.wowzio.com [Source type: General]

    .God has His part, or margin in everything, That's where prayer comes in.^ God has His part or margin in everything.
    • General George S. Patton - Liberty�s Steamroller 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ God has His part, or margin in everything, That's where prayer comes in."

    ^ God has His part, or margin in everything, That's where prayer comes in.
    • USA Patriotism! ... Article > General George S. Patton, Jr. - The Spiritual Man by Steve Newton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.usa-patriotism.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .
  • My men can eat their belts, but my tanks have gotta have gas.^ Review of the News (6 Oct 1971): pp.
    • GEN George S. Patton, Jr. CG (1944-1945) - USARCENT/CFLCC 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www-ku.arcent.army.mil [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ As quoted in "The True Story of The Patton Prayer" by James H. O'Neill in Review of the News (6 October 1971) My men can eat their belts, but my tanks have gotta have gas.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ "My men could eat their belt's, but my tank's need gas"-Patton .
    • The Patton Papers, Censored - Stormfront 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.stormfront.org [Source type: General]

    .
    • On the gasoline supplies for his tanks, as quoted in The Struggle for Europe‎ (1972) by Chester Wilmot, p.^ On the gasoline supplies for his tanks, as quoted in The Struggle for Europe‎ (1972) by Chester Wilmot, p.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

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  • A good solution applied with vigor now is better than a perfect solution applied ten minutes later.
    • As quoted in "The Unknown Patton" (1983) by Charles M. Province, p.^ "A good solution applied with vigor now is better than a perfect solution applied ten minutes later."
      • George S Patton - Celebrities at Weblo.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.weblo.com [Source type: General]
      • Speech By George S. Patton Jr. 12 September 2009 10:010 UTC www.wjpbr.com [Source type: Original source]

      ^ Bookmark quote "A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow."
      • Patton, George S. Quotes on Quotations Book 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC quotationsbook.com [Source type: General]

      ^ A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week.” .
      • George Patton quotes - (37signals) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC 37signals.com [Source type: General]

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  • When I want my men to remember something important, to really make it stick, I give it to them double dirty. It may not sound nice to some bunch of little old ladies at an afternoon tea party, but it helps my soldiers to remember.^ It may not sound nice to some bunch of little old ladies at an afternoon tea party, but it helps my soldiers to remember.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC refspace.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ When asked by his nephew about his profanity, Patton remarked, "When I want my men to remember something important, to really make it stick, I give it to them double dirty.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ When I want my men to remember something important, to really make it stick, I give it to them double dirty.
    • George S. Patton quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC refspace.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .You can't run an army without profanity; and it has to be eloquent profanity.^ You can't run an army without profanity; and it has to be eloquent profanity.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ WWI "You can't run an army without profanity; and it has to be eloquent profanity.
    • Patton, George S. - The Free Information Society 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freeinfosociety.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ An army without profanity couldn't fight its way out of a piss-soaked paper bag.
    • Patton, George S. - The Free Information Society 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freeinfosociety.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .An army without profanity couldn't fight its way out of a piss-soaked paper bag.
    ...^ An army without profanity couldn't fight its way out of a piss-soaked paper bag.
    • George S. Patton quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC refspace.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton, George S. - The Free Information Society 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freeinfosociety.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ An army without profanity couldn't fight it's way out of a piss-soaked paper bag."
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The Third Army had been fighting fiercely since early September to push the tenacious Germans out of the city, suffering casualties that approached 50%.
    • General George Patton Interrogates a SS General, 1944 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.eyewitnesstohistory.com [Source type: Original source]

    .As for the types of comments I make, sometimes I just, By God, get carried away with my own eloquence.^ "As for the types of comments I make", he continued with a wry smile, "Sometimes I just, By God, get carried away with my own eloquence."

    ^ "As for the types of comments I make", "Sometimes I just, By God, get carried away with my own eloquence."
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ As for the types of comments I make, sometimes I just, By God, get carried away with my own eloquence."
    • Patton, George S. - The Free Information Society 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freeinfosociety.com [Source type: Original source]

    .
    • Remark to his nephew about his copious profanity, quoted in "The Unknown Patton" (1983) by Charles M. Province, p.^ Quotes about Patton .
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

      ^ Remark to his nephew about his copious profanity, quoted in "The Unknown Patton" (1983) by Charles M. Province, p.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

      ^ The audio commentary on the first disc is really more of a lecture on Patton by Charles M. Province, the author of the book "The Unknown Patton" and founder/president of the General George S. Patton, Jr. Historical Society.
      • Amazon.com: Customer Reviews: Patton [Region 2] 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

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  • Always do everything you ask of those you command.
    • As quoted in I Remember General Patton's Principles (1984) by Porter B. Williamson, p.^ Any power that can put this universe together can do everything.” General Patton Patton’s Principles by Porter B. Williamson p.167 .
      • General George S. Patton was assassinated to silence his criticism of allied war leaders claims new book 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.infowars.com [Source type: Original source]

      ^ "Do everything you ask of those you command."
      • Speech By George S. Patton Jr. 12 September 2009 10:010 UTC www.wjpbr.com [Source type: Original source]

      ^ "Always do everything you ask of those you command."
      • General George S. Patton and His Thoughts On Discipline - CoachLikeaPro.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: Original source]

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  • Accept the challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
    • As quoted in Textbook of Phacoemulsification (1988) by William F. Maloney and Lincoln Grindle, p.^ General George S. Patton said,"Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory."
      • General George S. Patton Quote Emotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.tiglath.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Courage is fear holding on a minute longer Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.

      ^ Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.
      • General George Smith Patton Jr. 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.ghosttn.com [Source type: Original source]
      • General George S.Patton sitater 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.military-quotes.com [Source type: Original source]
      • Ancestors of Gen. George Smith Jr. PATTON 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.whosyomama.com [Source type: Original source]
      • George Patton - Best Quotes Poems 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.best-quotes-poems.com [Source type: Original source]
      • Famous Quotes - George S. Patton quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC quotes.tubegator.com [Source type: Original source]
      • George S Patton quotes, quotations, phrases, words 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.icelebz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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  • We entered a synagogue which was packed with the greatest stinking bunch of humanity I have ever seen.^ We entered the synagogue, which was packed with the greatest stinking bunch of humanity I have ever seen.
    • General George S. Patton on the Jews 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.zundelsite.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Gen Patton’s Clear Vision – Why He Was Murdered | Republic Broadcasting Network 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC republicbroadcasting.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Patton Races Against Time 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC greyfalcon.us [Source type: Original source]
    • http://www.natvan.com/national-vanguard/assorted/patton.html 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC www.natvan.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton on the Jews & Conquering Bolshevism 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC www.666ismoney.com [Source type: Original source]
    • GENERAL PATTON 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC judicial-inc.biz [Source type: Original source]
    • Truth In Our Time: Why The Jews Hated General George S. Patton Jr, 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.truthinourtime.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ He expressed his feelings about Jews with his writings: We entered a synagogue which was packed with the greatest stinking bunch of humanity I have ever seen.
    • George S. Patton at AllExperts 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC en.allexperts.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ He expressed his feelings about Jews with his writings: "We entered a synagogue which was packed with the greatest stinking bunch of humanity I have ever seen.
    • George S. Patton - on Opentopia, a free Encyclopedia 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC encycl.opentopia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Either these Displaced Persons never had any sense of decency or else they lost it all during their period of interment by the Germans….^ However, it is my personal opinion that this too is a lost tribe -- lost to all decency."
    • General George S. Patton on the Jews 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.zundelsite.org [Source type: Original source]
    • How Wars Are MADE | General Patton's Warning 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.sweetliberty.org [Source type: Original source]
    • GENERAL PATTON 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC judicial-inc.biz [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton On Communism And The Khazar Jews 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC rense.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Truth In Our Time: Why The Jews Hated General George S. Patton Jr, 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.truthinourtime.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Either these Displaced Persons never had any sense of decency or else they lost it all during their period of interment by the Germans...My personal opinion is that no people could have sunk to the level of degradation these have reached in the short space of four years."
    • George S. Patton - on Opentopia, a free Encyclopedia 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC encycl.opentopia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Either these Displaced Persons never had any sense of decency or else they lost it all during their period of interment by the Germans….
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .My personal opinion is that no people could have sunk to the level of degradation these have reached in the short space of four years.^ Either these Displaced Persons never had any sense of decency or else they lost it all during their period of interment by the Germans...My personal opinion is that no people could have sunk to the level of degradation these have reached in the short space of four years."
    • George S. Patton - on Opentopia, a free Encyclopedia 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC encycl.opentopia.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ My personal opinion is that no people could have sunk to the level of degradation these have reached in the short space of four years.
    • George S. Patton at AllExperts 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC en.allexperts.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ George Patton: This research has never been done before, no, and if you'd asked a question how many young people die in the world each year between the ages of 10 and 24 years, no research and no policymaker anywhere in the world could have answered that question.
    • Global patterns in mortality in young people - Health Report - 12 October 2009 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.abc.net.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
    • As quoted in After the Holocaust: Rebuilding Jewish Lives in Post War Germany (1997) by Michael Brenner
  • Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by winning.
    • As quoted in Interplay : The Process of Interpersonal Communication (1992) by Ronald B. Adler, Lawrence B. Rosenfeld, and Neil Towne, p.^ You can’t win battles with demoralized troops."
      • General George S. Patton - Liberty�s Steamroller 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by winning.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

      ^ As quoted in After the Holocaust: Rebuilding Jewish Lives in Post War Germany (1997) by Michael Brenner Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by winning.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

      .383; also in The Military Quotation Book (2002) by James Charlton, p.^ The Military Quotation Book (2002) by James Charlton, p.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

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  • We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people.^ Battle of the Bulge "We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people.
    • Patton, George S. - The Free Information Society 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freeinfosociety.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ "We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people.
    • General George S. Patton and His Thoughts On Discipline - CoachLikeaPro.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.coachlikeapro.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people.
    • George S. Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.thelemicknights.org [Source type: Original source]
    • General George Smith Patton Jr. 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.ghosttn.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC refspace.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George Patton - Best Quotes Poems 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.best-quotes-poems.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S Patton - Famous Quotations. 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.cognitivedistortion.com [Source type: General]
    • Aceit PMP Exam Prep - General George S. Patton exemplifies the concepts taught in PMP Courses 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC threeo.ca [Source type: General]
    • George S Patton quotes, quotations, phrases, words 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.icelebz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General George Patton Quotes :: Quoteland :: Quotations by Author 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.quoteland.com [Source type: General]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.
    • As quoted in Pocket Patriot : Quotes from American Heroes (2005) edited by Kelly Nickell, p.^ General George S. Patton said,"Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.
      • General George S. Patton Quote Emotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.tiglath.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

      ^ Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.
      • George S. Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.thelemicknights.org [Source type: Original source]
      • General George S.Patton sitater 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.military-quotes.com [Source type: Original source]
      • George Patton - Best Quotes Poems 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.best-quotes-poems.com [Source type: Original source]
      • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...///Quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: General]
      • George S. Patton Quotes. General George S. Patton Quotations 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.military-quotes.com [Source type: Original source]
      • Famous Quotes - George S. Patton quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC quotes.tubegator.com [Source type: Original source]
      • Aceit PMP Exam Prep - General George S. Patton exemplifies the concepts taught in PMP Courses 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC threeo.ca [Source type: General]
      • Ø General Patton Ø 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC general-patton-954.blogspot.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
      • George S Patton quotes, quotations, phrases, words 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.icelebz.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

      ^ As quoted in Pocket Patriot : Quotes from American Heroes (2005) edited by Kelly Nickell, p.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

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  • There is only one tactical principle which is not subject to change.^ "There is only one kind of discipline.
    • Excellent Resources On Patton, George, Army, Third Army, Command, Discipline 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.123-character-education.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ General George Patton Jr There is only one tactical principle which is not subject to change.
    • General George S.Patton sitater 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.military-quotes.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton Quotes. General George S. Patton Quotations 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.military-quotes.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ There was only one thing he excelled in -- tactical warfare.
    • Digital Survivors • View topic - Who Killed George Patton? 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.digitalsurvivors.com [Source type: General]

    .It is to use the means at hand to inflict the maximum amount of wound, death, and destruction on the enemy in the minimum amount of time.^ It is: To use the means at hand to inflict the maximum amount of wounds, death and destruction on the enemy, in the minimum time ."

    ^ All the general has to do is retrieve the information from his memory and use the current means at hand to inflict the maximum amount of wounds, death, and destruction on the enemy in the minimum of time.

    ^ A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood!” and, once an attack has begun, “Inflict the maximum amount of wounds, death and destruction in the minimum time.
    • Sales Strategy, Sales Psychology, Sales Kickoff Keynote Speaker, Sales Trainer 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.heavyhitterwisdom.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
    • As quoted in Liberalism is a Mental Disorder : Savage Solutions‎ (2005) by Michael Savage, Ch.^ As quoted in Liberalism is a Mental Disorder : Savage Solutions‎ (2005) by Michael Savage , Ch.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

      .1 : More Patton, Less Patent Leather, p.^ This is a film about General George S. Patton, nothing more, nothing less.
      • DVD Verdict Review - Patton (Blu-Ray) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.dvdverdict.com [Source type: General]

      ^ More Patton, Less Patent Leather, p.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

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  • Fixed fortifications are a monument to the stupidity of man.
    • Quoted in 50 Military Leaders Who Changed the World‎ (2007) by William Weir, p.^ Unsourced variant: Fixed fortifications are a monument to the stupidity of man.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

      ^ Quoted in 50 Military Leaders Who Changed the World‎ (2007) by William Weir, p.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

      ^ George S. Patton "Fixed fortifications are monuments to the stupidity of man."
      • RWN's Favorite George S. Patton Quotes - Right Wing News (Conservative News and Views) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightwingnews.com [Source type: General]

      .173
    • Unsourced variant: Fixed fortifications are a monument to the stupidity of man.^ Unsourced variant: Fixed fortifications are a monument to the stupidity of man.
      • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

      ^ George S. Patton "Fixed fortifications are monuments to the stupidity of man."
      • RWN's Favorite George S. Patton Quotes - Right Wing News (Conservative News and Views) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightwingnews.com [Source type: General]

      ^ Patton : Fixed fortifications are monuments to the stupidity of man.
      • Patton (1970) - Memorable quotes 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

      Anything built by man, can be destroyed by him.

Through A Glass, Darkly (1918)

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Through the travail of the ages,
Midst the pomp and toil of war,
Have I fought and strove and perished
Countless times upon this star.
So as through a glass, and darkly
The age long strife I see
Where I fought in many guises,
Many names, but always me.
So forever in the future,
Shall I battle as of yore,
Dying to be born a fighter,
But to die again, once more.
  • Through the travail of the ages,
    Midst the pomp and toil of war,
    Have I fought and strove and perished
    Countless times upon this star.
    .In the form of many people
    In all panoplies of time
    Have I seen the luring vision
    Of the Victory Maid, sublime.
    ^ In the form of many people In all panoplies of time Have I seen the luring vision Of the Victory Maid, sublime.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Reviews   One Of The Most Quotable Books Of All Time Review created: 12/01/07 by: king-collect ( 5241 ) See all reviews by king-collect 0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
    • War As I Knew It by George S. Patton Jr., Paul D. Harkins 1986, Paperback, Reissue: items on eBay.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC catalog.ebay.com [Source type: General]

    ^ It seems to want to go in so many directions all at the same time, yet I feel compelled to somehow respond.
    • They Will Rise Again From the Tundra » Blog Archive » General George S. Patton’s Speech to the Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.slothjockey.com [Source type: Original source]

    .
  • I have sinned and I have suffered,
    Played the hero and the knave;
    Fought for belly, shame, or country,
    And for each have found a grave.^ I have sinned and I have suffered, Played the hero and the knave; Fought for belly, shame, or country, And for each have found a grave.
    • Through The Glass, Darkly - Poem by Gen. George S. Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.strangecosmos.com [Source type: General]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .I cannot name my battles
    For the visions are not clear,
    Yet, I see the twisted faces
    And I feel the rending spear.
    ^ I cannot name my battles For the visions are not clear, Yet, I see the twisted faces And I feel the rending spear.
    • Through The Glass, Darkly - Poem by Gen. George S. Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.strangecosmos.com [Source type: General]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Patton said; The one thing that I could not say, and cannot yet say publicly, is that my chief interest in establishing order in Germany was to prevent Germany from going communist.
    • Was Patton's death an accident? - Stormfront 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.stormfront.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Hear the rattle of the harness Where the Persian darts bounced clear, See their chariots wheel in panic From the Hoplite's leveled spear.
    • Through The Glass, Darkly - Poem by Gen. George S. Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.strangecosmos.com [Source type: General]

  • I have fought with gun and cutlass
    On the red and slippery deck
    With all Hell aflame within me
    And a rope around my neck.
  • So as through a glass, and darkly
    The age long strife I see
    Where I fought in many guises,
    Many names, but always me.
    .And I see not in my blindness
    What the objects were I wrought,
    But as God rules o'er our bickerings
    It was through His will I fought.
    ^ My God, I don't see the wonder in them.
    • Patton Script - transcript from the screenplay and/or George C. Scott movie 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC www.script-o-rama.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ And I see not in my blindness What the objects were I wrought, But as God rules o'er our bickerings It was through His will I fought.
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ As if through a glass, and darkly, The age-old strife I see, For I fought in many guises, many names, But always me.” .

    So forever in the future,
    Shall I battle as of yore,
    Dying to be born a fighter,
    But to die again, once more.

Speech to the Third Army (1944)

.Transcription of his Speech to the Third Army (5 June 1944); published in The Unknown Patton (1982) by Charles M. Province, p.^ Bradley , Eisenhower , and Patton By late 1944 , the German army made a last-ditch offensive across the Netherlands , Luxembourg , and northeastern France.
  • George S. Patton - Slider 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC enc.slider.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ General George S. Patton, Jr (addressing his troops before Operation Overlord, June 5, 1944) .

^ As this United State's military site relates, "Patton's speech to units within Third Army were directed to the private.
  • TelecomWriting.com: Patton's speech to the Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.privateline.com [Source type: Original source]

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We want this war over with. .The quickest way to get it over with is to go get the bastards who started it.^ The quickest way to get it over with is to go get the bastards who started it."
  • General George S. Patton Quote Emotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.tiglath.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The quickest way to get it over is to get the bastards.
  • TelecomWriting.com: Patton's speech to the Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.privateline.com [Source type: Original source]
  • Patton Bio and Speech 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC www.historyinfilm.com [Source type: Original source]
  • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: Original source]

^ The quickest way to get it over with is to go get the bastards who started it!
  • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
  • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
  • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The quicker they are whipped, the quicker we can go home.
  • Men, this stuff that some sources sling around about America wanting out of this war, not wanting to fight, is a crock of bullshit.^ Men, this stuff that some sources sling around about America wanting out of this war, not wanting to fight, is a crock of bullshit.
    • George S Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.jbunch.com [Source type: Original source]
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
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    • George S. Patton quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC refspace.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Famous Speech 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC dailybabenews.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Men, this stuff we hear about America wanting to stay out of the war, not wanting to fight, is a lot of bullshit.
    • General George S. Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.sgtgrit.com [Source type: Original source]
    • TelecomWriting.com: Patton's speech to the Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.privateline.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton Bio and Speech 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC www.historyinfilm.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.grunt.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ America not wanting to fight.
    • Patton Script - transcript from the screenplay and/or George C. Scott movie 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC www.script-o-rama.com [Source type: Original source]

    .Americans love to fight, traditionally.^ Americans love to fight, traditionally.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.jbunch.com [Source type: Original source]
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    • PATTON'S SPEECH 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.bob-west.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Famous Speech 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC dailybabenews.com [Source type: Original source]
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    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Americans love to fight.

    ^ Americans love to fight - traditionally.
    • General George S. Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.sgtgrit.com [Source type: Original source]
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    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: Original source]
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    .All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle.^ Americans love the sting of battle,” he proclaims.

    ^ All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle .
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle ."
    • George S Patton - Celebrities at Weblo.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.weblo.com [Source type: General]

    .You are here today for three reasons.^ You are here today for three reasons.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.jbunch.com [Source type: Original source]
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    • George S. Patton quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC refspace.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
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    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Between the Wars "You are here today for three reasons.
    • Patton, George S. - The Free Information Society 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freeinfosociety.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Thank you to any and all veterans here today.
    • CQ Politics | Craig Crawford's Trail Mix - Remembering Patton's Liberators 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC blogs.cqpolitics.com [Source type: General]

    .First, because you are here to defend your homes and your loved ones.^ You do it because you LOVE it.
    • Patton (1970) - Memorable quotes 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ First, because you are here to defend your homes and your loved ones .
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ First, because you are here to defend your homes and your loved ones.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
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    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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    .Second, you are here for your own self respect, because you would not want to be anywhere else.^ Second, you are here for your own self respect, because you would not want to be anywhere else.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
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    • Patton, George S. - The Free Information Society 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freeinfosociety.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
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    ^ Second, you are here for your own self respect , because you would not want to be anywhere else.
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Second, you are here for your own self-respect, because you would not want to be anywhere else.
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
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    .Third, you are here because you are real men and all real men like to fight.
  • Americans love a winner.^ Americans love to fight, traditionally.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
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    ^ Americans love a winner and will not tolerate a loser.
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    ^ All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle ."
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    .Americans will not tolerate a loser.^ Americans love a winner and will not tolerate a loser.
    • General George S. Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.sgtgrit.com [Source type: Original source]
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    ^ Americans will not tolerate a loser.
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    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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    .Americans despise cowards.^ Americans despise cowards.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.jbunch.com [Source type: Original source]
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    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton's Speech 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.usmilitaryknives.com [Source type: Original source]
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    .Americans play to win all of the time.^ Americans play to win all the time.
    • Patton (film) - Wikiquote 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC cs.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Gen. Patton Speech; 3rd Army Speech - England; 31 MAY 1944 - 6th Armored Division | TurtleTrader 12 September 2009 10:010 UTC www.turtletrader.com [Source type: General]
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    ^ Pattons Speech to the Third Army “Americans play to win all of the time.” .
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Americans play to win - all the time.
    • General George S. Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.sgtgrit.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton Bio and Speech 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC www.historyinfilm.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.grunt.com [Source type: Original source]

    .I wouldn't give a hoot in hell for a man who lost and laughed.^ I wouldn't give a hoot in hell for a man who lost and laughed.
    • George S Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.jbunch.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.sgtgrit.com [Source type: Original source]
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    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • DVD Verdict Review - Patton (Blu-Ray) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.dvdverdict.com [Source type: General]
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    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: Original source]
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    ^ I wouldn’t give a hoot in hell for a man who lost and laughed.
    • They Will Rise Again From the Tundra » Blog Archive » General George S. Patton’s Speech to the Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.slothjockey.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I wouldnt give a hoot in hell for a man who lost and laughed.

    .That's why Americans have never lost nor will ever lose a war; for the very idea of losing is hateful to an American.
  • Every man is scared in his first battle.^ That's why Americans have never lost, and will never lose a war…because the very thought of losing is hateful to Americans."—Gen.
    • DVD Verdict Review - Patton (Blu-Ray) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.dvdverdict.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Yes, every man is scared in his first battle.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
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    ^ That's why Americans have never lost, not ever will lose a war, for the very thought of losing is hateful to an American.

    If he says he's not, he's a liar. .Some men are cowards but they fight the same as the brave men or they get the hell slammed out of them watching men fight who are just as scared as they are.^ Some men are cowards, yes!
    • General George S. Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.sgtgrit.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton Bio and Speech 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC www.historyinfilm.com [Source type: Original source]
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    • General George S. Patton 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.grunt.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ And they'd just come out of the line.
    • Booknotes 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.booknotes.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ But they fight just the same, or get the hell shamed out of them watching men who do fight who are just as scared.
    • General George S. Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.sgtgrit.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton Bio and Speech 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC www.historyinfilm.com [Source type: Original source]
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    • General George S. Patton 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.grunt.com [Source type: Original source]

    .The real hero is the man who fights even though he is scared.
    Some men get over their fright in a minute under fire.^ Some men get over their fright in a minute under fire.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
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    ^ Some get over their fright in a minute under fire, some take an hour.
    • General George S. Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.sgtgrit.com [Source type: Original source]
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    ^ The real hero is the man who fights even though he is scared.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.sgtgrit.com [Source type: Original source]
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    .For some, it takes an hour.^ For some, it takes an hour.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
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    ^ Some get over their fright in a minute under fire, some take an hour.
    • General George S. Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.sgtgrit.com [Source type: Original source]
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    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: Original source]
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    .For some, it takes days.^ For some, it takes days.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
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    ^ For some it takes days.
    • General George S. Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.sgtgrit.com [Source type: Original source]
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    • General George S. Patton 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.grunt.com [Source type: Original source]

    .But a real man will never let his fear of death overpower his honor, his sense of duty to his country, and his innate manhood.^ But the real man never lets fear of death overpower his honor, his sense of duty to this country and his innate manhood.
    • TelecomWriting.com: Patton's speech to the Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.privateline.com [Source type: Original source]
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    ^ But a real man will never let his fear of death overpower his honor , his sense of duty to his country , and his innate manhood .
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ But the real man never lets fear of death overpower his honor, his sense of duty to this country, and his innate manhood.
    • General George S. Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.sgtgrit.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.davidstuff.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.grunt.com [Source type: Original source]

    .Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge.^ Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
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    .It brings out all that is best and it removes all that is base.
  • Remember that the enemy is just as frightened as you are, and probably more so.^ It brings out all that is best.
    • If Patton Ran Your Business By Tom Shay 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.slideshare.net [Source type: General]

    ^ I want you all to remember that."
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
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    ^ Remember that the enemy is just as frightened as you are, and probably more so.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
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    • PATTON'S SPEECH 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.bob-west.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton in World War II 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.m1-garand.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Gen. George S. Patton - June 5, 1944 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.laughtergenealogy.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton quotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC refspace.com [Source type: Original source]
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Famous Speech 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC dailybabenews.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .They are not supermen.
  • All through your Army careers, you men have bitched about what you call "chicken shit drilling". That, like everything else in this Army, has a definite purpose.^ All through your Army careers, you men have bitched about what you call chicken-shit drilling.

    ^ "All through your Army careers, you men have bitched about what you call "chicken shit drilling".
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • PATTON'S SPEECH 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.bob-west.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ "All through your Army careers , you men have bitched about what you call " chicken shit drilling".
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]

    That purpose is alertness. .Alertness must be bred into every soldier.^ Alertness must be bred into every soldier.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.jbunch.com [Source type: Original source]
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
    • PATTON'S SPEECH 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.bob-west.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton in World War II 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.m1-garand.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Famous Speech 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC dailybabenews.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .I don't give a fuck for a man who's not always on his toes.^ I dont give a fuck for a man whos not always on his toes.

    ^ I don’t give a fuck for a man who’s not always on his toes.
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I don't give a fuck for a man who's not always on his toes.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.jbunch.com [Source type: Original source]
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
    • PATTON'S SPEECH 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.bob-west.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General George S. Patton in World War II 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.m1-garand.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .You men are veterans or you wouldn't be here.^ You men are veterans or you wouldn't be here.
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton in World War II 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.m1-garand.com [Source type: Original source]
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton Bio and Speech 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC www.historyinfilm.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Famous Speech 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC dailybabenews.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ You men are veterans or you wouldn’t be here.
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Don't forget,you men don't know that I'm here.
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]

    .You are ready for what's to come.
  • There are four hundred neatly marked graves somewhere in Sicily.^ You are ready for what’s to come.
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ There are four-hundred neatly marked graves somewhere in Sicily, all because one man went to sleep on the job.

    ^ "There are four hundred neatly marked graves somewhere in Sicily , all because one man went to sleep on the job .
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]

    .All because one man went to sleep on the job.^ There are four-hundred neatly marked graves somewhere in Sicily, all because one man went to sleep on the job.
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ All because one man went to sleep on the job.
    • George S Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.jbunch.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • If Patton Ran Your Business By Tom Shay 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.slideshare.net [Source type: General]
    • General George S. Patton's Famous Speech 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC dailybabenews.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ There are four hundred neatly marked graves somewhere in Sicily, all because one man went to sleep on the job.
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]

    .But they are German graves, because we caught the bastard asleep before they did.
  • An Army is a team.^ But they are German graves, because we caught the *** German that was asleep before they did.
    • If Patton Ran Your Business By Tom Shay 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.slideshare.net [Source type: General]

    ^ "But they are German graves, because we caught the bastard asleep before they did".
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • PATTON'S SPEECH 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.bob-west.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ But they are German graves, because we caught the bastard asleep before they did.
    • George S Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.jbunch.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General George S. Patton in World War II 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.m1-garand.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Gen. George S. Patton - June 5, 1944 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.laughtergenealogy.com [Source type: Original source]
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .It lives, sleeps, eats, and fights as a team.^ It lives, sleeps, eats, and fights as a team.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
    • PATTON'S SPEECH 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.bob-west.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General George S. Patton in World War II 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.m1-garand.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Gen. George S. Patton - June 5, 1944 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.laughtergenealogy.com [Source type: Original source]
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Famous Speech 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC dailybabenews.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ It lives , sleeps , eats , and fights as a team .
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Lives, sleeps, eats, fights as a team.

    .This individual heroic stuff is pure horse shit.^ This individual heroic stuff is pure horse shit .
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ This individual heroic stuff is pure horse s***.
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ This individual heroic stuff is pure horseshit.
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .The bilious bastards who write that kind of stuff for the Saturday Evening Post don't know any more about real fighting under fire than they know about fucking!
  • We have the finest food, the finest equipment, the best spirit, and the best men in the world.^ We have the finest food, the finest equipment, the best spirit, and the best men in the world.
    • George S Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.jbunch.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Gen. George S. Patton - June 5, 1944 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.laughtergenealogy.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Famous Speech 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC dailybabenews.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Now, we have the finest food, equipment, the best spirit, and the best men in the world.
    • Patton (film) - Wikiquote 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC cs.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton (film) - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The bilious bastards who write that kind of stuff for the Saturday Evening Post don't know any more about real fighting under fire than they know about f***ing!"
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]

    .Why, by God, I actually pity those poor sons-of-bitches we're going up against.^ You know, by God I, I actually pity those poor bastards we're going up against, by God, I do.
    • Patton (film) - Wikiquote 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC cs.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton (film) - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We have the finest food, the finest equipment, the best spirit, and the best men in the world.Why, by God, I actually pity those poor sons-of-bitches we're going up against.
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Suddenly he snapped erect, faced the men belligerently and thundered, "Why, by God, I actually pity those poor sons-of-bitches we're going up against.

    .By God, I do.
  • My men don't surrender.^ My men don't dig foxholes .
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ My men don’t dig foxholes.
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ My men don't dig foxholes.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.jbunch.com [Source type: Original source]
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
    • If Patton Ran Your Business By Tom Shay 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.slideshare.net [Source type: General]
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton Bio and Speech 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC www.historyinfilm.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Famous Speech 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC dailybabenews.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .I don't want to hear of any soldier under my command being captured unless he has been hit.^ I don't want to hear of any soldier under my command being captured unless he has been hit.
    • George S Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.jbunch.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General George S. Patton in World War II 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.m1-garand.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Famous Speech 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC dailybabenews.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ My men don't surrender, and I don't want to hear of any soldier under my command being captured unless he has been hit.
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ My men dont surrender, and I dont want to hear of any soldier under my command being captured unless he has been hit.

    Even if you are hit, you can still fight back.
.
I believe in the old and sound rule that an ounce of sweat will save a gallon of blood.
  • All of the real heroes are not storybook combat fighters, either.^ All of the real heroes are not storybook combat fighters, either.
    • George S Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.jbunch.com [Source type: Original source]
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Gen. George S. Patton - June 5, 1944 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.laughtergenealogy.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Famous Speech 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC dailybabenews.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ "All of the real heroes are not storybook combat fighters , either.
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ "All of the real heroes are not storybook combat fighters, either.
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Every single man in this Army plays a vital role.^ Every single man in this Army plays a vital role.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.jbunch.com [Source type: Original source]
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton in World War II 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.m1-garand.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Gen. George S. Patton - June 5, 1944 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.laughtergenealogy.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Famous Speech 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC dailybabenews.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Every man in the army plays a vital part.

    ^ We know a lot about Patton, but we don't know too much about Beatrice, and that's one of the things I try to do in this book, was to show the vital importance the role that Beatrice played in his life.
    • Booknotes 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.booknotes.org [Source type: Original source]

    .Don't ever let up.^ Don't ever let up.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.jbunch.com [Source type: Original source]
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
    • PATTON'S SPEECH 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.bob-west.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General George S. Patton in World War II 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.m1-garand.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Famous Speech 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC dailybabenews.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Don’t ever let up.
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]

    .Don't ever think that your job is unimportant.^ Don't ever think that your job is unimportant .
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Don’t ever think that your job is unimportant.
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Don't ever let down, thinking your role is unimportant.

    .Every man has a job to do and he must do it.^ Every man has a job to do.

    ^ Every man has a job to do and he must do it.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.jbunch.com [Source type: Original source]
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
    • PATTON'S SPEECH 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.bob-west.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Gen. George S. Patton - June 5, 1944 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.laughtergenealogy.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Famous Speech 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC dailybabenews.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Every man does his job.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.jbunch.com [Source type: Original source]
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
    • PATTON'S SPEECH 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.bob-west.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Gen. George S. Patton - June 5, 1944 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.laughtergenealogy.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Famous Speech 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC dailybabenews.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Every man is a vital link in the great chain.
  • Each man must not think only of himself, but also of his buddy fighting beside him.^ Every man has a job to do and he must do it.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.jbunch.com [Source type: Original source]
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
    • PATTON'S SPEECH 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.bob-west.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General George S. Patton in World War II 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.m1-garand.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Gen. George S. Patton - June 5, 1944 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.laughtergenealogy.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Famous Speech 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC dailybabenews.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Each man must not only think of himself, but of his buddy fighting beside him.

    ^ Patton paused, took a deep breath, and continued, "Each man must not think only of himself, but also of his buddy fighting beside him.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • PATTON'S SPEECH 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.bob-west.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]

    .We don't want yellow cowards in this Army.^ We don’t want yellow cowards in this Army.
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ We dont want yellow cowards in this Army.

    ^ We don't want yellow cowards in this Army .
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]

    .They should be killed off like rats.^ Treats terrorist like they should be.
    • A Word Or Two From General George S. Patton . . . .The Real One - 1945 | Newstalgia 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC newstalgia.crooksandliars.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ They should be killed off like rats.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S Patton 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.jbunch.com [Source type: Original source]
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
    • PATTON'S SPEECH 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.bob-west.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General George S. Patton in World War II 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.m1-garand.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Gen. George S. Patton - June 5, 1944 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.laughtergenealogy.com [Source type: Original source]
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton, George S. - The Free Information Society 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freeinfosociety.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ They should be killed off like rats .
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]

    .If not, they will go home after this war and breed more cowards.^ The quicker they are whipped, the quicker we go home.

    ^ If not they will go back home after the war and breed more cowards.

    ^ The quicker they are whipped , the quicker we can go home.
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]

    .The brave men will breed more brave men.^ The brave men will breed more brave men.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General George S. Patton in World War II 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.m1-garand.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Gen. George S. Patton - June 5, 1944 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.laughtergenealogy.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton, George S. - The Free Information Society 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freeinfosociety.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Kill off the Goddamned cowards and we will have a nation of brave men.
  • Don't forget, you men don't know that I'm here.^ Don't forget,you men don't know that I'm here.
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ At one point he exclaimed "Don't forget, you men don't know that I'm here.
    • Patton, George S. - The Free Information Society 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freeinfosociety.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Kill off the goddamn cowards and we'll have a nation of brave men.

    .No mention of that fact is to be made in any letters.^ No mention of that fact is to be made in any letters.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
    • PATTON'S SPEECH 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.bob-west.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General George S. Patton in World War II 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.m1-garand.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Gen. George S. Patton - June 5, 1944 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.laughtergenealogy.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton, George S. - The Free Information Society 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freeinfosociety.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ No word of the fact is to be mentioned in any letters.

    .The world is not supposed to know what the hell happened to me.^ The world is not supposed to know what the hell became of me.

    ^ The world is not supposed to know what the hell happened to me.
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
    • PATTON'S SPEECH 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.bob-west.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General George S. Patton in World War II 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.m1-garand.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Gen. George S. Patton - June 5, 1944 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.laughtergenealogy.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton, George S. - The Free Information Society 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freeinfosociety.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    .I'm not supposed to be commanding this Army.^ I'm not supposed to be commanding this Army .
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I'm not supposed to be commanding this Army.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General George S. Patton in World War II 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.m1-garand.com [Source type: Original source]
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton, George S. - The Free Information Society 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freeinfosociety.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ I’m not supposed to be commanding this Army.
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]

    .I'm not even supposed to be here in England.^ I'm not even supposed to be in England.

    ^ I’m not even supposed to be here in England.
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Im not even supposed to be here in England.

    .Let the first bastards to find out be the Goddamned Germans.^ Let the first bastards to find out be the Goddamned Germans.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
    • PATTON'S SPEECH 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.bob-west.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General George S. Patton in World War II 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.m1-garand.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Gen. George S. Patton - June 5, 1944 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.laughtergenealogy.com [Source type: Original source]
    • History: General George S. Patton on his Speech to the Third Army on NRO Weekend 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.nationalreview.com [Source type: Original source]
    • Patton, George S. - The Free Information Society 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freeinfosociety.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Let the first bastards to find out be the Goddamned Germans .
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Let the first bastards to find out be the Goddamned Germans!
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .Some day I want to see them raise up on their piss-soaked hind legs and howl, "Jesus Christ, it's the Goddamned Third Army again and that son-of-a-fucking-bitch Patton".
  • Sure, we want to go home.^ Some day I want to see them raise up on their piss-soaked hind legs and howl, 'Jesus Christ, it's the Goddamned Third Army again and that son-of-a-fucking-bitch Patton'."
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • PATTON'S SPEECH 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.bob-west.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Someday I want to see them raise up on their piss-soaked hind legs and howl, ‘Jesus Christ, it’s the Goddamned Third Army again and that son-of-a-fucking-bitch Patton.’ We want to get the hell over there.
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Some day I want to see them raise up on their piss-soaked hind legs and howl, "Jesus Christ, it's the Goddamned Third Army again and that son-of-a-fucking-bitch Patton".
    • Patton, George S. - The Free Information Society 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freeinfosociety.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    We want this war over with. .The quickest way to get it over with is to go get the bastards who started it.^ The quickest way to get it over with is to go get the bastards who started it."
    • General George S. Patton Quote Emotes 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.tiglath.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The quickest way to get it over is to get the bastards.

    ^ The quickest way to get it over with is to go get the bastards who started it!
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language) 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .The quicker they are whipped, the quicker we can go home.^ The quicker they are whipped , the quicker we can go home.
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The quicker they are whipped, the quicker we can go home.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • funny pictures: Gen. George S. Patton Jr...Speech to The Third Army 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC wil3.typepad.com [Source type: Original source]
    • PATTON'S SPEECH 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.bob-west.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton's Speech to the Third Army - the Unabridged Edition 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC www.lizmichael.com [Source type: Original source]
    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ Back when I worked patrol, i picked up an elderly man who was refusing to go back to his retirement home because he thought they were trying to kill him.

    .The shortest way home is through Berlin and Tokyo.^ The shortest way home is through Berlin and Tokyo.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
    • PATTON'S SPEECH 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.bob-west.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George S. Patton in World War II 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.m1-garand.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General George Patton’s Speech on Iraq (Video) » Right Pundits 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.rightpundits.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton's Famous "Blood And Guts" Speech To His Troops 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.geoffmetcalf.com [Source type: Original source]
    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
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    • George S. Patton - Wikiquote 23 January 2010 11:32 UTC en.wikiquote.org [Source type: Original source]

    ^ The shortest way home is through Berlin.

    .And when we get to Berlin, I am personally going to shoot that paper hanging son-of-a-bitch Hitler.^ I'm going to personally shoot that paper-hangin' sonofabitch.
    • Patton (1970) - Memorable quotes 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.imdb.com [Source type: General]

    ^ And when we get to Berlin", he yelled, "I am personally going to shoot that paper hanging son-of-a-bitch Hitler.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
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    ^ And when we get to Berlin, I am personally going to shoot that paper hanging son-of-a-bitch Hitler.
    • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!) 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.freerepublic.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
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    .Just like I'd shoot a snake!
  • When a man is lying in a shell hole, if he just stays there all day, a German will get to him eventually.^ "When a man is lying in a shell hole, if he just stays there all day, a German will get to him eventually.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
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    ^ Just like I'd shoot a snake!When a man is lying in a shell hole, if he just stays there all day, a German will get to him eventually.
    • General George S. Patton in World War II 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.m1-garand.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ There was a young man lying beside him.

    The hell with that idea. The hell with taking it. .My men don't dig foxholes.^ My men don't dig foxholes .
    • Patton's Speech to the Third Army@Everything2.com 14 January 2010 7:37 UTC www.everything2.com [Source type: Original source]

    ^ My men don’t dig foxholes.
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    ^ My men don't dig foxholes.
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    • General Patton 11 January 2010 2:02 UTC www.electricscotland.com [Source type: Original source]
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    I don't want them to. .Foxholes only slow up an offensive.^ Foxholes only slow up an offensive.
    • The Famous Patton Speech 25 September 2009 3:21 UTC www.pattonhq.com [Source type: Original source]
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    • Patton Bio and Speech 25 January 2010 1:18 UTC www.historyinfilm.com [Source type: Original source]
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    Keep moving. .And don't give the enemy time to dig one either.
    We'll win this war, but we'll win it only by fighting and by showing the Germans that we've got more guts than they have; or ever will have.^ And don't give the enemy time to dig one either.
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