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Patton"s Air Force

forging a legendary air-ground team

by David N. Spires

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States Army Air Forces. Tactical Air Command, 19th -- History,
  • United States. Army. Army, 3rd -- History,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American,
  • Close air support -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid N. Spires.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD790 .S65 2002b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3559477M
    ISBN 101588340872
    LC Control Number2002021789

    The final stage of World War II in the European Theatre commenced with the Western Allied invasion of Germany. It began with the crossing of the River Rhine in March , with forces fanning out and overrunning all of Western Germany until their final surrender on May 8, Patton's Third Army at WarGeorge FortyHardcover Pages/4 x 91/2 inchesThis is the story of General George S. Patton's magnificent Third Army as it advanced across Nazi-occupied Europe and into Hitler's redoubt in the last year of World War II. As America's own answer to Blitzkrieg, Third Army's actions from the Normandy coast across France and Germany to Brand: Casemate. Synthesis Essay: General George S. Patton Jr. Words | 8 Pages. Synthesis Essay – General George S. Patton Jr. MSgt Christopher J. Francis Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy General George S. Patton Jr. Student, loyal, arrogant, passionate General George S. Patton was known as many things but above all he was known for his ability to .   Seventy-one years ago this week, U.S. Army General George S. Patton, Jr. delivered what is considered one of the most rousing military speeches of all time to the American 3rd Army waiting to do Author: Corey Adwar.


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