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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 have only read part of the book at this time.
In conclusion, anyone who enjoys military history, or just plain good writing, should read this fascinating book written by a man born for war.
This book is also interesting in the regard that it talks about his associations with the other Generals during that period, namely Gen.
The man in his own words. I loved it, as it cuts through all the psycho babble of other writers projecting their various theories of dyslexia or this or that onto him and shows you... Read morePublished 28 days ago by Clifford Ribaudo
Excellent service by the seller. This book reveals Patton's character and interest in lightening war vs. a set battle field preferred by General Montgomery. Read morePublished 1 month ago by George Banas
General George S. Patton Jr's., memoirs, 'WAR As I Knew It,' is an excellent, informative and enlightening historical narrative chronicling his years in the European Theatre during... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dynamic Wizard
General Patton, in my opinion was the greatest General of WWII. This book not only brings the WWII into perspective. Read morePublished 4 months ago by ben ervin sollock
Great section at end. Purchased for my son who is in training as a tank commander. Easy purchase and on time arrival.Published 4 months ago by James V. Dreyfuss
there was nothing like George Patton. Vainglorious, brilliant, vituperative, rude, obviously felt he was a man's man. Read morePublished 4 months ago by s. berger
My teenage son is obsessed with tanks (what can I say, I was an armor officer as well...), so he's already read this book through multiple times (a borrowed copy first, and now... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
THIS BOOK UNDOES THE DAMAGE HOLLYWOOD TRIED TO DO TO GENERAL PATTON. WHEN HOLLYWOOD IS DUST HIS LEGACY WILL SHINE AS LONG AS MAN HONORS HEROES.Published 8 months ago by James L. Banish