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War As I Knew It George S. Patton Jr.

War As I Knew It

George S. Patton Jr.

Published 1966
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Mass Market Paperback
368 pages
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First published in 1947, War As I Knew It is the captivating memoir of George S. Patton Jr., the legendary American general, incendiary warrior, and unparalleled military tactician of World War II. Drawing on his vivid memories of battle and detailedMoreFirst published in 1947, War As I Knew It is the captivating memoir of George S. Patton Jr., the legendary American general, incendiary warrior, and unparalleled military tactician of World War II. Drawing on his vivid memories of battle and detailed diaries, Patton dramatically recounts his celebrated Third Armys sweeping campaign across Western Europe right up to the final Allied casualty report. The result is a remarkable frontline view of daily strategies and heroic drives, �including the rescue of the Battle of the Bulge from Allied infamy and the triumphant Palatinate Campaign� revealing a fascinating portrait of the full-of-vinegar, controversial commander. With selected prefatory letters from Pattons earlier ventures in North Africa and Sicily, and a powerful concluding retrospective, War As I Knew It is a classic of American military history.