Patton

A Biography
Product Number: EB00627795
Released: Dec 29, 2015
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781250109330
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George S. Patton embodied contradiction: a cavalryman steeped in romantic military tradition, he nevertheless pulled a reluctant American military into the most advanced realms of highly mobile armored warfare. An autocratic snob, Patton created unparalleled rapport and loyalty with the lowliest private in his command; an outspoken racist, he led the only racially integrated U.S. military unit in World War II; an exuberantly profane man, he prayed daily and believed God had destined him for military greatness; a profoundly insecure individual, he made his Third Army the most self-confident and consistently victorious fighting force in the European theater. From Patton's boyhood battling dyslexia and becoming an avid reader, to his leadership strategies that modernized the U.S. army, Alan Axelrod delivers a fascinating account of Patton's life and legacy.

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Author(s): Alan Axelrod
Series: Great Generals
Original Publish Date: Dec 29, 2015

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Author(s): Alan Axelrod
Narrator(s): Brian Emerson
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Product Number Z100093923
Released: Jun 16, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781481564366

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