Patton

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Patton





Millions of men died during the Second World War and each of those men, civilians or
soldiers, affected the war. But only a handful of those men greatly affected the war in
such a way that they, with their leadership and decisions, determined the outcome of the
war. These men were the leaders in the army's involved in World War II. One of those
leaders influenced the war with a 'deeply religious and very profane way, with a mixture
of what some say was like fire and ice.' Earning the nickname 'Old Blood and Guts' General
George S. Patton Jr. used tactics unlike any other of his time. He was an educated man who
went to Virginia Military Institute and then to West Point, which he graduated from. He
not only knew his history but also could retell battles that very few knew. General Patton
influenced the war in such a way that he helped win the war.


General Patton was widely known for his war tactics and was called a Legend in his own
time. People ether hated his guts or loved him because he knew how to win battles in his
own unique way. He led his men through terrain unknown to him and in some cases weather
conditions that were extremely hazards. During battles like the Battle of the Bulge he led
his men throw snow without the right camouflage for his men or his tanks. He studied all
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