George Patton Leads The Charge

George Patton Leads The Charge

by Willard Sterne Randall, Nancy Nahra
     
 
General George S. Patton, Jr., was one of the most able generals of World War II. He was also one of its most audacious and profane. The scion of a wealthy family with a long history of military service, Patton dreamed from childhood of going war. "Compared to war," he once said, "all other forms of human endeavor shrink to insignificance. Here's his extraordinary

Overview

General George S. Patton, Jr., was one of the most able generals of World War II. He was also one of its most audacious and profane. The scion of a wealthy family with a long history of military service, Patton dreamed from childhood of going war. "Compared to war," he once said, "all other forms of human endeavor shrink to insignificance. Here's his extraordinary story.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016369693
Publisher:
New Word City, Inc.
Publication date:
02/14/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
307,000
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

After a successful career as an investigative journalist, Willard Sterne Randall pursued advanced studies in history at Princeton University. Biographer of Benjamin and William Franklin, of Benedict Arnold, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Alexander Hamilton and Ethan Allen, he has taught American history at John Cabot University in Rome and at the University of Vermont and Champlain College, where he was Distinguished Scholar in History and a Professor.
Nancy Nahra, award-winning poet, has published numerous articles in scholarly journals in history and the humanities both in the United States and England. With Willard Sterne Randall she has co- authored of four volumes of history and biography. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Colby College in Maine, she holds an M.A. from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from Princeton. She has studied and been a tutor at the Ecole normale supérieure in Paris. She has taught literature and language courses in French and in English literature, as well as Latin classics in translation at the University of Vermont and later at John Cabot University in Rome, where she holds a permanent appointment as Visiting Professor of Humanities after being Poet in Residence there. Most recently at Champlain College in Vermont, she was Professor of Humanities and also served as Coordinator for Humanities.

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