Target Patton: The Plot to Assassinate General George S. Patton

Target Patton: The Plot to Assassinate General George S. Patton

by Robert K. Wilcox

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Overview

The death of General George S. Patton is shrouded in mystery. While officially the result of an unfortunate car accident, the evidence points to a far more malevolent plot: murder. So says investigative and military journalist Robert K. Wilcox in his book: Target: Patton: The Plot to Assassinate General George S. Patton. Written like a WWII spy thriller and meticulously researched, Target: Patton leads you through that fateful December day in 1945, revealing a chilling plan to assassinate General Patton. Backing up this shocking story with facts, photos, and eyewitness statements, Wilcox reveals long-hidden documents and accounts that explain how secrets Patton knew; and his strong anti-Soviet views;may have cost him his life. Not only does Wilcox reveal how, why, and when, he also names names; exposing little-known stories and secrets of such key players as General "Wild Bill" Donovan, the storied head of the OSS (the predecessor to the CIA); an OSS assassin; an Army intelligence agent; and even Josef Stalin himself. Target: Patton challenges readers to look at the evidence and question the conventional wisdom. After reading it, few will think of General Patton; or the circumstances surrounding his death; in the same way again.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781596981683
Publisher: Regnery History
Publication date: 10/19/2010
Series: World War II Collection
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 454
Sales rank: 364,617
File size: 646 KB

About the Author

Robert K. Wilcox is a bestselling author, screenwriter, novelist and journalist. He specializes in mysteries and military history. He began his career as religion editor of the Miami News, winning the Supple Memorial Award as the best religion writer in the nation. He went on to write for the Miami Herald, New York Times and other major newspapers and magazines before becoming a television writer and story editor.

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