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George S. Patton


George Smith Patton Jr. was a General of the United States Army who commanded the U.S. Seventh Army in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, and the U.S. Third Army in France and Germany following the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944.


  • Personal 

  • Early life 

  • Junior officer 

  • Pancho Villa Expedition 

  • World War I 

  • Inter-war years 

  • World War II 

  • Postwar 

  • Legacy