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Rick Atkinson is the bestselling author of six works of narrative military history, including The Guns at Last Light, The Day of Battle, An Army at Dawn, The Long Gray Line, In the Company of Soldiers, and Crusade. He also was the lead essayist in Where Valor Rests: Arlington National Cemetery, published by National Geographic. He was a reporter, foreign correspondent, war correspondent, and senior editor at The Washington Post for more than twenty years. His many awards include Pulitzer Prizes for journalism and history, the George Polk Award, and the Pritzker Military Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing. He lives in Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit www.liberationtrilogy.com.
I'm not sure how much of this was actually contributed by Patton himself, but I can say that it was a good read.
It is easy to understand and basically a must read for anyone with a remote interest in the World Wars, Military History or Gen Patton himself.
This book gives the reader an excellent insight into the mind of one of the most colorful and reknowned military leaders in history.
I am the daughter of a World War II soldier and a Patton fan..... this book, by him, explains, in his own words many of the controversies not only surrounding him personally but... Read morePublished 4 days ago by LindaPage
Bought as a gift - father enjoyed it! General Patton was a great military man. Wish we had more like him!Published 22 days ago by Classic country girl
First off this book is heavily edited so it's not really Patton speaking. I attempted it, and quit it. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Joyce L. Buckley