Patton by Ed Breslin audiobook

Patton: The Pursuit of Destiny

By Ed Breslin  and Agostino von Hassell
Read by William Dufris

Thomas Nelson

The Generals Series

5.18 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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He was a harsh taskmaster who comforted dying soldiers and quietly commended their valor. A crusty, often foulmouthed commander who wrote tender letters home to the love of his life.Gen. George S. Patton Jr. comes to life in these pages as one of the most colorful, enigmatic, and unfairly maligned leaders in U.S. military history. Often caricaturedùas in the big-screen biopic, Pattonùthe general was a complex blend of battle-tested strengths and nearly fatal personal flaws.Without varnishing over his shortcomings, Patton: The Pursuit of Destiny shatters myths and builds a compelling case for a deeper appreciation of the man who inspired unsurpassed loyalty and admiration from the soldiers who served under him.Destined for an outsized life, Patton parlayed his familyÆs deep military roots, his World War I experiences, his Olympic exploits, and his passion for freedom to become one of the linchpins of Allied victory in World War II.

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He was a harsh taskmaster who comforted dying soldiers and quietly commended their valor. A crusty, often foulmouthed commander who wrote tender letters home to the love of his life.Gen. George S. Patton Jr. comes to life in these pages as one of the most colorful, enigmatic, and unfairly maligned leaders in U.S. military history. Often caricaturedùas in the big-screen biopic, Pattonùthe general was a complex blend of battle-tested strengths and nearly fatal personal flaws.Without varnishing over his shortcomings, Patton: The Pursuit of Destiny shatters myths and builds a compelling case for a deeper appreciation of the man who inspired unsurpassed loyalty and admiration from the soldiers who served under him.Destined for an outsized life, Patton parlayed his familyÆs deep military roots, his World War I experiences, his Olympic exploits, and his passion for freedom to become one of the linchpins of Allied victory in World War II.

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Author Bio: Ed Breslin

Author Bio: Ed Breslin

Ed Breslin (a.k.a. E. B. Cross) is a former editor and publisher who spent two decades in the book business. He now writes and edits full time. He lives with his wife in New York City and in the Hudson River Valley.

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Author Bio: Agostino von Hassell

Author Bio: Agostino von Hassell

Agostino von Hassell earned degrees in European History and Journalism at Columbia University. He is the president of the Repton Group and has expertise in national security matters, high-level investigations around the globe, terrorism, and military issues and global trade problems.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 5.18
Audience: Adult
Language: English