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    General George S. Patton

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    Patton was hoping to lead the Allied invasion of Normandy, but he instead was given command of the fictitious force that is supposed to invade Pas de Calais, France, as a distraction for the Normandy invasion (George S. Patton).Once the Normandy Invasion happened, Patton was given the command of the Third army and led them in the late stages of Operation Cobra (Jones, Taylor). Operation Cobra consisted of the Third army simultaneously attacking West, South, East toward Seine, and North (Jones, Taylor)

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    General George S. Patton

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    General George S. Patton Soldier, General, Pilot, Athlete, Father, Gun Owner, Hero, Legend UNLIKE many war heroes who had no intention of ever becoming famous, George Patton decided during childhood that his goal in life was to be a hero. This noble aim was first inspired by listening to his father read aloud for hours about the exploits of the heroes of ancient Greece. Homer's Iliad and Odyssey were particular favourites of young Georgie, who could recite lines from both texts long before he

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    General George S. Patton

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    quote was said by the mighty General George S. Patton, and the quote also sums up his personality. Patton was a man with a family tree of fighters. In about every war the U.S. has been in before World War I, Patton’s family was there to fight. Before World War I, Patton had experience fighting and trying to find Poncho Villa, in Mexico. After the Villa thing, Patton served in World War I, as amazing tank commander against the Central Powers. Since Patton has gotten familiar with warfare, he put his

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    George S Patton Leaders

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    Leader of the Third Army George S. Patton Purple Heart recipient George S. Patton, leader of the third army during world war two will go down as one of the greatest Generals in history for the hundreds of years to come setting an example of honorable and lion-hearted leading on and off the battlefield. The Strong stone faced man born on November 11th 1885 in San Gabriel California would go onto lead a life time of greatness. As an Olympic athlete General Patton always strived to maintain a strong

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    Leadership Analysis of George S. Patton, Jr. Chase W. Seegmiller Western Kentucky University Introduction As said by Old Blood and Guts himself, Almighty and most merciful Father, we humbly beseech Thee, of Thy great goodness, to restrain the immoderate rains with which we have had to contend. Grant us fair weather for Battle. Graciously hearken to us as soldiers who call Thee that, armed with Thy power, we may advance from victory to victory, and crush to oppression and wickedness or our

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    George S. Patton was born on November 11, 1885. Since Patton was born, he always wanted to be in the army and became a war hero because he was a descended of Brigadier General Hugh Mercer and several other relatives fought in the Civil War. Also, Patton met former Confederate raider John S. Mosby. To became a war hero, Patton went to Virginia Military Institute in 1904. In 1905, Patton went to U.S. Military Academy at West Point and he graduated from there on June 11, 1909. After he graduated from

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    George S. Patton Jr.; born November 11th 1885 in San Gabriel California was born into a family of long military service. Over the course of his life he would follow this tradition and become a driving force of the allied victory in World War II. He was also a descendent of the revolutionary war brigadier general Hugh Mercer. Some family also fought for the confederacy. Along his adventures as a child he found an old confederate raider by the name of John S. Mosby. He told Patton old war stories and

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    Pearl Harbor

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    Pearl Harbor After Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States joined the Allies and became a crucial element to an Allied victory. Though strategy was initially aimed at crushing Hitler and the Nazis, Allied forces persevered for years on different continents, with different leaders, and with varied objectives. Eventually, anything was being said, done, or invented in order to lessen the strength of the opposing forces - not just Germany. Many of the Allies’ attacks, particularly those

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    technologies changed the course of the warfare and gave the allied nations the upper hand in achieving success. Furthermore, one of the greatest generals who fought in WW1 was George S. Patton. As stated in the movie, George S. Patton has excellent leadership qualities, he was smart, tough, and he understood technology. Patton played a significant role during World War 1, he used Battalion Lightweight Tanks in his battle, which made great progress and benefitted the Allied Nations. The U.S. government’s

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    General George S. Patton was a great man, and accomplished many great things in his career as a military officer. He was hard-nosed and didn’t stand for coward ness. For these reasons he made a great General. He would not let his troops quit, and he never quit himself, and for that he got much admiration. Patton was an undeniable motivator; his speeches got to the heart of the issue and could motivate even the weakest men to engage in battle. General Omar Nelson Bradley was a different kind of man

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