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George S.Patton: The Entire Life Story of an Outstanding General

Great Biographies, Book 1
Narrated by: Jerry Beebe
Length: 1 hr and 37 mins

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Publisher's Summary

Patton’s life was a patchwork of a hard-driving leadership style, a colorful and sarcastic personality, and a series of dire political missteps. His image is often contradictory. On one hand, he was a hot spark who could often fly off the handle and say and do things that were injurious to himself and others. On the other hand, he was a gifted orator whose capacity to inspire his troops was second to none. Reconciling those elements of his being can sometimes be a tricky proposition.

Chapters include:

  • Born to Be a Soldier
  • Foreign Wars
  • Between the Wars
  • World War II Begins
  • Hard Fighting Ahead
  • Normandy
  • Normandy
  • The Battle of the Bulge
  • Germany
  • After the Fighting
  • Legacy

And much more!

What makes Patton a controversial figure, and who was he, really? From privileged birth to Olympic athlete to conqueror, this is the story of George S. Patton.

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