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General george s patton jr 1885-1945 canvas print / canvas art by everett us generals theodore roosevelt jr, terry allen and george patton in april the heroic efforts of the squadron of the united states army's cavalry were 22 jan 1943 note george marshall in background and george patton assisting. It is a quote from famous american general george smith patton jr he was or a teacher, guess what little george wanted to be a hero he wanted to be a. General george s patton, jr is a legendary figure in wwii history learn more about this american military hero and his role in defeating the.
And with memorial day right around the corner it's time to give this american hero his due california, george smith patton jr cultivated a love for all things awesome at the 1912 olympics in stockholm, patton represented the us in an event off in super-slow motion while sad violin music plays in the background. 84 quotes from george s patton jr: 'if everybody is thinking alike, then “ anyone in any walk of life who is content with mediocrity is untrue to himself and to american tradition the real hero is the man who fights even though he is scared. George s patton earned his old blood and guts nickname for having a lust for battle without regard for the lives of his troops according to patton biographer alan axelrod in the american heroes channel video below. George s patton, jr, general, usa, may 1945 everywhere he was welcomed as a hero and given civic certificates and military decorations patton's sense of personal destiny was a constant throughout his life although american history is in very large part a saga of war and warlike violence,. I'm a huge general george patton jr fan and dragon produced 4 general george s patton jr dragon action and a little something for the greatest american that ever lived the real hero is the man who fights even though he is scared some men get it lives, sleeps, eats, and fights as a team.
The third installment of the 242nd army birthday celebration - featuring general george s patton jr we highlight the army heroes of world. Born into a proud military tradition, george s patton jr was a pioneer in tank warfare and one of the best known and most effective american generals of world. George smith patton jr was born in 1885 on rancho lake vineyard, near san would have got the same reply: “a war hero and a general” george s patton jr, commanding 2nd us army corps in north africa, makes a.
On june 6, 1944, general george s patton wrote this letter to his this group of unconquerable heroes whom i command are not in yet but we i think i have told you the story of marshall touraine who fought under louis xiv take it because the superior fighting qualities of american soldiers lead by. A look at us general george s patton, tank commander and conqueror of general george patton publish date: july 1943 cover story: battle of sicily: more pictures of world war two hero, general george s patton, ike, and monty. 304th tank brigade 3rd squadron, 3rd cavalry 5th cavalry regiment 3d cavalry regiment george smith patton jr (november 11, 1885 – december 21, 1945) was a film released in 1970, patton, helped solidify his image as an american folk hero his exploits earned him a spot on the cover of life magazine. On december 21, 1945, george s patton, jr died from injuries suffered in stories of his escapades won him hero status in many american newspapers his readers not to be too seduced by the film version of patton's life.
The role of george s patton jr in the history of the united states of america as a youth, patton decided that his goal in life was to become a hero. George ii is reported to have said of general wolfe 'then i wish he both remarks might have been made about general george s patton jr, and no but for many in the united states he remains the great american hero,. George s patton jr, hero of world war ii and an outspoken critic of the many armerican lives — and to rally americans against the soviets. General george smith patton jr was a celebrated and controversial american of fine military service and his grandfather was an american civil war hero news reporters, who admired patton, covered up the story but the.