Patton : battling with history / by J. Furman Daniel, III.

"General George S. Patton Jr. is one of the most successful and misunderstood generals in history. Despite the hundreds of books and articles written on the famous general, none fully capture how his successes were based on his study of the past. This thematic biography traces Patton's lif...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Daniel, J. Furman, III (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [2020]
Series:American military experience series.
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Summary:"General George S. Patton Jr. is one of the most successful and misunderstood generals in history. Despite the hundreds of books and articles written on the famous general, none fully capture how his successes were based on his study of the past. This thematic biography traces Patton's life-long obsession with history and argues that his success was based on his unique ability to consume, produce, and apply history."-- Provided by publisher
Physical Description:1 online resource (xvi, 305 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780826274458
0826274455
Access:Access limited to authorized users.