Fighting Patton : George S. Patton Jr. through the eyes of his enemies / Harry Yeide.

He is remembered as an officer with few equals. A leader who attained legendary status while commanding corps and armies as a general during World War II. He was also well known for his eccentricity and controversial outspokenness. But no matter the opinion or label attached to his name, few can arg...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Yeide, Harry.
Format: eBook
Published:Minneapolis : Zenith Press, Ã2011.
Edition:1st ed.
Table of Contents:
  • From kid to killer
  • All violent on the Western Front
  • Between the wars
  • The enemy goes to war
  • French North Africa: la guerre des trois jours
  • Tunisia: Patton tangles with Hitler's legions
  • Intermezzo: the brotherhood of Kursk
  • Sicily: empty glory
  • Bait and wait
  • Normandy: Patton returns to war
  • Lorraine: Patton faces Germany's best
  • Battle of the Bulge: Patton's greatest moment
  • Patton flattens Germany's remnants
  • A footnote to the panegyric.