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  General George S. Patton, Jr. Tribute Pistol
There is also a depiction of General Patton, standing in his Jeep, addressing his troops.
At the rear of the slide, on both sides, are the stars of the Lieutenant General and General ranks.
General Patton is shown saluting the tanks and tankers in appreciation and respect for their significant contributions to the victory in Europe.
www.americaremembers.com /products/GGSPJTP/GGSPJTP.asp   (516 words)

  
 General Patton
Patton drove the tankers hard, sometimes expecting them to go without sleep for 36 hours at a stretch, but they learned their craft his tankers would be used to deliver the first American jolt to the Germans.
Patton's first job was to restore the morale and discipline of the dispirited troops of his new command.
George Patton's ambition as a boy was to be a general, a hero and a warrior.
members.ozemail.com.au /~mickay/patton.htm   (3555 words)

  
 General George S. Patton, Jr. Business Opportunities
CMG Worldwide is the business representative for the Estate of General George S. Patton, Jr.
We work with companies around the world who wish to use the name or likeness of General George S. Patton, Jr.
The words and the signatures "General George S. Patton, Jr." are trademarks owned and protected by the estate.
www.generalpatton.com /business.html   (158 words)

  
  George Patton Quote T-Shirts
The Army General in World War II that became known around the nation and the world was General George S. Patton.
These George Patton t-shirts quote him as saying "I would rather have a German division in front of me than a French one behind me." The t-shirt is a reference to the weakness and uselessness of the French military.
General Patton would rather fight a German military than have a French military backing him up.
politicalcritic.com /shirts_politicalconservative_georgepatton.htm   (162 words)

  
 George Smith Patton, Major General, United States Army
General Patton, who retired from the Army in 1980, had been in poor health for years because of complications from hip surgery and other ailments, his wife, Joanne, said.
General Patton was posted to bases near Washington three times and, at the time of his retirement from the Army, lived in Bethesda.
Patton was interred in Section 34 of Arlington National Cemetery in a simple pine box made by the sisters of the Abbey of Regina Laudis in Bethlehem, Conn., from trees grown on the property.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /gspatton.htm   (3764 words)

  
 The Assassination Of General George Patton
Patton was SENTENCED TO DEATH by the directors of the scenario.
Patton's difficulties with the WAR POWERS over the occupation of Germany were so great that Eisenhower stripped him of his position as Commander of the Third Army, and stuck him with the command of a secondary unit.
Patton knew he was in danger of death, and confided as much to his family and close friends.
www.rense.com /general63/patton.htm   (964 words)

  
 Blueyonder's Observations by TerribleTed
General Patton was born in 1885 in adjacent San Gabriel, CA.
In 1945 General Patton and General Jimmy Doolittle (air raid on Tokyo) visited the area and spoke in Alhambra in front of the city hall.
Of possible interest to you and to conclude my tale, when the appearance in Alhambra was over, General Patton went to a small church on Roses Road in San Gabriel where he participated in their Sunday School services.
blueyonder.blogstream.com   (513 words)

  
 Patton Society Homepage
Charles M. Province is the sole and single Founder and President of The George S. Patton, Jr.
He is the author of The Unknown Patton, Patton's Third Army, and Patton's One-Minute Messages.
Sound Files (General Patton's Voice and George C. Scott's Speech)
www.pattonhq.com /homeghq.html   (230 words)

  
 Minnesota Personal Injury Lawyer Waseca Family Law Attorney Patton Hoversten Berg
With offices located in Waseca, Owatonna, and Janesville, we have been providing top-quality legal service to the people of Southern Minnesota for over fifty years.
Patton, Hoversten and Berg, P.A., is rated AV® by the respected, nationwide Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.
The ratings are developed by obtaining confidential opinions from lawyer adversaries and judges before whom the lawyer has appeared.
www.phblawoffice.com   (284 words)

  
 General Patton Memorial Museum in Ettelbruck, Luxembourg
The "General Patton Memorial Museum" was officially inaugurated on July 7, 1995.
The museum is dedicated to General George S. Patton Jr., commander of the 3rd U.S. Army, whose troops liberated the town of Ettelbruck for good on December 25, 1944.
More than 1000 photographs and documents bear witness to the German invasion of May 1940, the period of occupation of the Grand Duchy, and the liberation of the country by American troops in September 1944.
www.visitluxembourg.net /NMMH/patton.html   (149 words)

  
 DVD In My Pants - Review: Patton
Patton’s drive, energy, creativity, and genius were all inspired by warfare and all for the sake of mastering it.
When Patton was relieved of command, due to an incident where he slapped a soldier in a hospital suffering from shellshock, calling him a coward, the Germans assumed it was only a ploy; that Patton would lead the invasion into Europe.
Patton was not just at war, he made it his mission to outshine both his enemies (German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel) as well as his allies (the similarly diva-ish English general, Bernard Law Montgomery).
www.dvdinmypants.com /reviews/O-V/patton.php   (1980 words)

  
 Patton, George Smith, Jr. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Despite a brilliant record, a much-publicized incident (Patton slapped a soldier suffering from battle fatigue) cost him his command and delayed until Aug., 1944, promotion to the permanent rank of major general.
Early in 1944 he was given command of the 3d Army, which spearheaded the spectacular sweep of U.S. forces from Normandy through Brittany and N France, relieved Bastogne in Dec., 1944 (see Battle of the Bulge), crossed the Rhine (Mar., 1945), and raced across S Germany into Czechoslovakia.
Patton was fatally injured in an automobile accident in Germany.
www.bartleby.com /65/pa/Patton-G.html   (258 words)

  
 General Patton Memorial Museum in Ettelbruck, Luxembourg
The "General Patton Memorial Museum" was officially inaugurated on July 7, 1995.
The museum is dedicated to General George S. Patton Jr., commander of the 3rd U.S. Army, whose troops liberated the town of Ettelbruck for good on December 25, 1944.
More than 1000 photographs and documents bear witness to the German invasion of May 1940, the period of occupation of the Grand Duchy, and the liberation of the country by American troops in September 1944.
www.luxembourg.co.uk /NMMH/patton.html   (149 words)

  
 Strategy
Patton’s strategy, to encircle and cut-off the enemy, rather than annihilating him in a direct assault, was the key to his success.
Patton was just as brilliant at defense as he was during the attack and pursuit.
Patton’s strategy was constant advance: he needed to be unrelenting if he was to surprise the enemy.
www.pattonuncovered.com /html/strategy.html   (1206 words)

  
 George Patton
General Patton was really the person who instilled the division with great pride in itself and developed a great esprit, as well as a great deal of the aggressiveness which characterized the division throughout its entire service.
Patton warned the members of the 45th Division to watch out for this treachery and to "kill the s.o.b.'s" unless they were certain of their real intention to surrender.
Patton was a swaggering bigmouth, a Fascist-minded aristocrat, the last of our generals to call the Germans "the Hun." His horizons were limited; he was born for war, as he freely confessed.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /2WWpatton.htm   (6702 words)

  
 Bob Tuley - General George S Patton
When he saw what the Germans had done to the Jews and Gypsies of Europe he was so disgusted that he immediately enacted a strict policy forcing all German citizens in neighboring cities and towns to tour the camps to witness the result of their their hateful nationalism.
This picture shows the faces of Patton and his generals when they heard that only 1/3rd of the needed gas had been delivered and that Bradley had been ordered by Eisenhower to deny the Third Army gas.
Patton personally drove a tank through the "strip" of bars and cat houses across the river at Phenix City Alabama whose residents frequently robbed, beat and even murdered soldiers on weekend pass.
www.bobtuley.com /georgepatton.htm   (996 words)

  
 GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON
Patton was educated at Dr. Stephen Cotter Clark's Classical School for Boys in Pasadena, California, and later went on to Pasadena High School.
When Patton later showed dissatisfaction with Pershing, he was given the choice of commanding an infantry battalion or being assigned to a Tank Corp. Patton reported to the Armored Force Commander, Brigadier General Samuel D. Rockenbach, and became his Chief of Staff.
Unfortunately, Patton was relieved of his command of the Third Army, due to his uncontrollable temper and comments concerning allied countries and leaders.
members.tripod.com /DAWIII/patton.html   (2599 words)

  
 Patton, The Second Coming of Hannibal
Patton was famous for getting his troops to move faster and beyond the expectations of both the allies and the enemy.
Patton's worst fiasco of the war was his ill-conceived plan to liberate the prisoners of war in a prison camp at Hammelburg, Germany.
Patton refused to blindly condemn all Germans, even all the S.S. He was only interested in punishing the powers that be and the corrupt Nazis.
www.reversespins.com /patton.html   (2366 words)

  
 Patton (1970)
Charismatic and flamboyant, Patton designed his own uniforms, sported ivory-handled six-shooters, and believed he was a warrior in past lives.
As Patton shows insight and poignancy, his own volatile personality was one enemy he could never defeat.
Individual interpretations of Patton as a man and as a warrior are wide open.
www.dvdmg.com /patton.shtml   (1966 words)

  
 Ipecac Recordings - General Patton vs The X-ecutioners
Patton dressed up in his own designer clothing line with gold chains, and spouting off about 'representing,' relax - he's still the same old loveable vocal terrorizer that we all know and love.
Additionally, Patton is the co-head of Ipecac Recordings (along with partner Greg Werckman), and is a member of various other bands - Fantômas, Tomahawk, and Peeping Tom - in addition to appearing on countless recordings by other artists.
Patton supplied the X-Men (as they are also known) with select records from his collection to build 'blocks of sound' with, before the singer added overdubs and concentrated on whipping the sounds into full-fledged arrangements.
www.ipecac.com /bio.php?id=32   (464 words)

  
 George S. Patton Memorial Museum (DesertUSA)
General George S. Patton Memorial Museum was established to honor the late General George S. Patton and the thousands of men who served with him at the Desert Training Center and overseas.
Patton was determined to move fast and to prepare his men well.
With little notice, and to his surprise, Patton was summoned to Washington and then dispatched overseas to start planning Operation Torch, the North African campaign which was to be decisive in Allied victory.
www.desertusa.com /mag99/feb/stories/paton.html   (845 words)

  
 Around Central Florida - General George Patton Jr.
Patton participated in the military pentathlon during the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm, Sweden.
Patton's fame as a general was based on his emphasis on aggressive attack.
By 1935 Patton had risen to the permanent rank of lieutenant colonel and had returned to Hawaii, this time sailing all the way there on his own boat.
www.aroundcentralflorida.com /features/patton   (1108 words)

  
 American Experience | Battle of the Bulge | People & Events
Patton distinguished himself in various World War II campaigns including the invasion of North Africa and the capture of Sicily.
It was during the Sicilian campaign that Patton generated considerable controversy when he struck a hospitalized G.I., whom he accused of being a malingerer.
In April 1945, Patton was promoted to temporary four-star general, but was removed by Eisenhower from his leadership of the Third Army for making inflammatory remarks concerning the denazification policies.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/amex/guts/peopleevents/pande07.html   (223 words)

  
 "General George Smith Patton Jr. - Old Blood & Guts"
In November 1917, Patton was one of the first men
In July 1940, Patton was appointed to the command
Patton was promoted to temporary four-star rank in
members.tripod.com /~DARTO/patton/patton.html   (742 words)

  
 Amazon.com: General Patton: A Soldier's Life: Books: Stanley Hirshson   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The narrative is rich in detail and attempts to both tell Patton's life story in addition to providing an analysis of his personality, leadership style, and provide insight into some of Patton's very nasty prejudices.
The verdict appears to be that Patton was an excellent Battle field tactical commander as well as one of the first to recognize the value of the tank and its impact on the battle field.
And Patton's famous slapping of the soldiers in the field hospital is well explained from all points of view.
www.amazon.com /General-Patton-Soldiers-Stanley-Hirshson/dp/0060009829   (2452 words)

  
 Bibliophile's George S. Patton Page
Vol 2 of the best-seller, traces Patton's exploits during World War 2 - Operations Torch and Husky, controversies with reporters, politicians and the military, the 3rd Army in Europe, Military Governor of Bavaria, his premature death in 1945.
The story of Patton's raid on the Offizierslager (Officers Camp) XIIIB at Hammelburg to free the POWs - inlcuding his son-in-law Lt. Col.
Pattons diary entries from July 1942 to December 1945.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Acropolis/8141/gsp.htm   (1334 words)

  
 General Patton Museum
This memorial museum to General Patton is located off the interstate in a remote part of the Mojave.
From 1942-1943 Patton commanded the DTC, also called the California-Arizona Maneuvers Area (CAMA), where over a million US troops trained for combat, during its brief history.
The General Patton Museum contains mostly WWII memorabilia and artifacts recovered from the DTC, such as bomb casings.
ludb.clui.org /ex/i/CA4929   (192 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Patton on Leadership: Strategic Lessons for Corporate Warfare: Books: Alan Axelrod,George ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Military author Axelrod presents George S. Patton, one of America's greatest generals, as a gruff model for the corporate world; his strategies are seen as effective tools for managers in the workplace as well as on the battlefield.
Patton remains one of the 20th century's best-known and least-understood military leaders.
Axelrod gleans Patton's speeches and writings to distill what he believed to be Patton's philosophy of leadership.
www.amazon.com /Patton-Leadership-Strategic-Lessons-Corporate/dp/0735200912   (2101 words)

  
 General Patton Memorial Museum - LetsGoSeeIt.com
There are 5 types of tanks on display, with the majority being varieties of the M47 and M48 "Patton" tanks.
Between 1942 and 1944, over one million men trained on the surrounding desert and participated in the most realistic war games under the harshest conditions imaginable.
The spirit which they displayed generated a spark that spread into every overseas theater in which they served.
www.letsgoseeit.com /index/county/rvr/indio/loc01/patton.htm   (262 words)

  
 (GCAA77) General Patton Memorial Cache by Mabuse and mike_hd
As Patton's convoy arrived at this location, a large truck attempted to cross the road and collided with Patton's jeep.
The circumstances of this accident are a little mysterious; witnesses said, the truck had waited several hours for its chance to cross the road...
General George S. Patton Jr scenery of the accident in 1945
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