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The Patton Papers 1885 - 1945, edited by Martin Blumenson — Two volume set

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Edited by Martin Blumenson, "The Patton Papers" is a two-volume set that offers an extensive and insightful look into the life and career of General George S. Patton Jr. through his own writings. The set is a compilation of Patton's personal letters, diary entries, and other writings, meticulously edited to provide a comprehensive view of this iconic military leader.

The books:

  • Volume 1 (1885-1940): Chronicles Patton's early life, his formative years in the military, and his experiences in World War I. This volume provides a deep dive into the development of Patton's character, his early military strategies, and his personal reflections up to the eve of World War II.

  • Volume 2 (1940-1945): Focuses on Patton's significant role during World War II, detailing his campaigns in North Africa, Sicily, and Europe. It highlights his leadership style, his controversial decisions, and his impact on the Allied victory. This volume also covers his personal thoughts on the war, his interactions with other military leaders, and his plans for post-war Europe.

Together, these volumes provide a rare and personal glimpse into the mind of one of America's most formidable generals. Rich in historical detail and personal anecdotes, "The Patton Papers" is an invaluable resource for historians, military enthusiasts, and anyone interested in the complexities of World War II and military leadership.

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