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George Smith Patton, Jr. (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945) was an officer in the United States Army best known for his leadership as a general during World War II. He commanded corps and armies in North Africa, Sicily, and the European Theater of Operations. In 1944, Patton assumed command of the U.S. Third Army, which under his leadership advanced farther, captured more enemy prisoners, and liberated more territory in less time than any other army in history.

Compared to war all other forms of human endeavor shrink to insignificance. God help me, I do love it so!" - General George Patton Jr Not war but Patton I find interesting

We prayed at the monastery for those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country and we continually pray for all those who continue to put themselves in harms way for us.

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General of the Army Douglas MacArthur was an American general and field marshal of the Philippine Army. He was a Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II.

Anton Ludwig August von Mackensen (6 Dec 1849 – 8 Nov 1945), born August Mackensen, was a German soldier and field marshal. He commanded with success during WWI and became one of the German Empire's most prominent military leaders. On 27 Nov 1914 Mackensen was awarded the Pour le Mérite, with Oak Leaves, Prussia's highest military order, for actions around Łódź and Warsaw.

Quite possibly the greatest hat worn during the Great War .Generalfeldmarschall August von Mackensen, officer in the German Army. Wearing the Totenkopf (skull and cross bones) which was part of German military gear since the century.

War God Patton: The Death of General George S. Patton Jr. -- In Pictures

War God Patton: The Death of General George S. -- In Pictures

During their time together, Patton adopted some of "Black Jack" Pershing's decisive leadership style, which included leading from the front, which was not always expected of a General. Description from worldwartwo.filminspector.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

"Document everything, leave nothing to chance. because one day, some cockroach will crawl up out of the latrine and deny all this ever happened, God Damn Them. George Patton, spoken during visit to Buchenwald.

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Funny pictures about The definition of war. Oh, and cool pics about The definition of war. Also, The definition of war.

Lt. General George Smith Patton Jr. assumed command of Third Army on January 26, 1944.  Between that date and the end of WWII, just 16 months later, Third Army liberated 81,522 square miles of enemy held territory.

assumed command of Third Army on January Between that date and the end of WWII, just 16 months later, Third Army liberated square miles of enemy held territory.

German General Eriwn Rommel, the desert fox If Hitler had let Rommel command the war they just might have won.

Field Marshal Erwin Rommel popularly known to both sides as the Desert Fox (Wüstenfuchs), somewhere in North Africa.

General George S. Patton Jr. 1885-1945 by Everett

General George S. Patton Jr. 1885-1945 Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

GEN George S. Patton, "No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country.

Lieutenant General Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller (June 26, 1898  October 11, 1971) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps. Puller is the most decorated U.S. Marine in history, and the only Marine to receive five Navy Crosses.

Lieutenant General Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller (June 1898 – October was an officer in the United States Marine Corps. Puller is the most decorated U. Marine in history, and the only Marine to receive five Navy Crosses. Bridge named for Chesty

General Patton and His Dog Willie

"The real dogs of war: General George Patton plays with his bull terrier Willie in Not sure who got this wrong, but Payton's dog was Monty, named after the English general Montgomery. He said it was the ugliest dog he could find and scared of everything.

Gen George Patton in a rather rare occasion of wearing his battle (English style) jacket and no pistol belt. As a general officer, Patton had the liberty to design his own uniforms. He became famous for his stylistic choices. -

Gen George Patton in a rather rare occasion of wearing his battle (English style) jacket and no pistol belt. As a general officer, Patton had the liberty to design his own uniforms. He became famous for his stylistic choices.

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