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One Scene Patton
941 wordsWithout a doubt the actor George C Scott is best known for his role in Patton. In this movie, Patton was part historic warrior, part cowboy, and part hero. The movie is a Hollywood style documentary of General Patton an American Commander during World War II. At the film's start Patton stands before a large billboard like American flag and welcomes new recruits that he will be commanding on their missions in Europe. To Patton "War is not about dying for your country. It's about getting the other...
Third Generation Of Patton
1,123 wordsGeneral George Smith Patton was fierce. He is as close to Hollywood's Arnold Schwarzenegger, Batman, or, more appropriately, John Wayne as the United States army is likely to get. He was a one man war, who in many ways had a bigger jock strap than a brain. But in a war time situation, that's in no way a bad thing. Patton was born on November 11, 1885 in San Gabriel, California. His grandfather had been a colonel in the Confederate Calvary and had perished in the Civil War. Patton's own father ha...
General George Patton
426 wordsGeneral George Patton was one of the most colorful Gen. so the Second World War which in turn gave him the nickname "old blood and guts" (Patton history channel). In this paper I will show you the many interesting fact a bout Patton. George Patton was born in San Gabriel in California in the year 1885 He was educated "at the U.S. Military Academy" (Patton, George Smith Encarta). In 1909 at his graduation "he was commissioned as a second lieutenant" (Patton, George ENCARTA 1 of 1) In 1917 he serv...
Patton's Height In Combat Accomplishment
543 wordsThe Patton Papers" are invaluable for two reasons. They tell the story of one of our country's most effective warriors. "The Patton Papers" stand along with Douglas Southall Freeman or Lee and Chandler on Napoleon as a thorough treatment of a soldier's life and thought processes, written by an accomplished combat historian. In addition, "The Patton Papers" exceed either Freeman's or Chandler's work in terms of being a complete, assembled, documented compilation of primary source material that ca...
General George Smith Patton
1,188 wordsOne of the most complicated military men of all time, General George Smith Patton, Jr. was born November 11, 1885 in San Gabriel, California. He was known for carrying pistols with ivory handles and his intemperate manner, and is regarded as one of the most successful United States field commanders of any war. He continually strove to train his troops to the highest standard of excellence. Patton decided during childhood that his goal in life was to become a hero. His ancestors had fought in the...
Fort Sheridan Mr And Mrs Patton
1,547 wordsBiographical Information George Patton was born in 1885. His mother gave birth to him in California at San Gabriel's hospital. He grew up on his grandfather's ranch at Lake Vineyard. When he was a boy he was very curious and loved to hear his family read to him about wars and adventures. (Province The Unknown Patton) At the age of 12 he fell in love with a girl named Bea Ayer and later married her. In 1904 George had made up his mind to go to West Point to become a soldier. He won an appointment...
1,043 wordsOld Blood and Guts "No bastard has ever won a war by dying for his country, he won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country". These were the words spoken by General George Patton. He was a man that was renown for his tactical knowledge and his eloquently foul language. You probably asking yourself what dose he mean by eloquently foul language. He could, when necessary, open up with both barrels and let fourth such blue flamed phrases that they seemed almost eloquent in their ...
Patton Command Of The Allied Third Army
1,933 wordsPatton World War II was the most destructive war in history. It began in 1939 as a European conflict between Germany and a British and French alliance, but eventually included most of the nations of the world. Most of the war was fought with the same types of weapons used in World War I. The greatest advances were in aircraft and tanks. Patton was the first soldier in the tank corps. He created the training procedures, the regulations and the methods of instruction. At that time the American pub...
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