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The Resource I marched with Patton : a firsthand account of World War II alongside one of the U.S. Army's greatest generals, Frank Sisson with Robert L. Wise

I marched with Patton : a firsthand account of World War II alongside one of the U.S. Army's greatest generals, Frank Sisson with Robert L. Wise

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I marched with Patton : a firsthand account of World War II alongside one of the U.S. Army's greatest generals
Title
I marched with Patton
Title remainder
a firsthand account of World War II alongside one of the U.S. Army's greatest generals
Statement of responsibility
Frank Sisson with Robert L. Wise
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "In December 1944, Frank Sisson deployed to Europe as part of General George S. Patton's famed Third Army. Over the next six months, as the war in Europe raged, Sisson would participate in many of World War II's most consequential events, from the Battle of the Bulge to the liberation of Dachau. Now ninety-five years old, Frank shares for the first time his remarkable story of life under General Patton." -- Inside front jacket flap
  • Published to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of Patton's death, a Third Army soldier's firsthand account of his service beside the history-shaping general relates his participation in key events, including the Battle of the Bulge and the liberation of Dachau
Cataloging source
TOH
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1925-
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Sisson, Frank
Dewey number
940.54/1273092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Wise, Robert L.
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  • Sisson, Frank
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Patton, George S.
  • Soldiers
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military
  • HISTORY / Military / World War II
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
  • Patton, George S.
  • United States
  • Military campaigns
  • Soldiers
  • United States
  • Western Front (World War (1939-1945))
Target audience
adult
Label
I marched with Patton : a firsthand account of World War II alongside one of the U.S. Army's greatest generals, Frank Sisson with Robert L. Wise
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Publication
Contents
Meet the man -- Ever hear of Weleetka? -- Hard decisions -- The big turnaround -- Coming back-- in time to leave -- Jumping off -- Uncovering the facts -- Crossing -- The war -- Meet General Patton -- Winter sets in -- The killing machine -- Paris survives -- Disaster looms -- The battle begins -- The sky turns black -- Tensions explode -- Rolling on-- regardless! -- Staying warm-- and alive -- Outmaneuvering the enemy -- Rapid rampage -- Crossing the Rhine -- LEtters from home -- The Soviets -- On the road -- Rabbits -- Gruesome discoveries -- Marching on -- Closing in -- Obstinate -- Munich 1945 -- Catching our breath -- R&R -- Roughing it -- The Russians -- Change -- Paris -- Celebration -- A new wind blowing -- Police inspector on duty -- On the beat -- Running the streets -- Berlin at night -- A little marriage counseling on the side -- Left to die -- The curtain falls -- All good things come to... -- Going home -- Waking up -- Epilogue: A new side to the war
Control code
on1192355806
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
290 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780063019478
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1192355806
Label
I marched with Patton : a firsthand account of World War II alongside one of the U.S. Army's greatest generals, Frank Sisson with Robert L. Wise
Publication
Contents
Meet the man -- Ever hear of Weleetka? -- Hard decisions -- The big turnaround -- Coming back-- in time to leave -- Jumping off -- Uncovering the facts -- Crossing -- The war -- Meet General Patton -- Winter sets in -- The killing machine -- Paris survives -- Disaster looms -- The battle begins -- The sky turns black -- Tensions explode -- Rolling on-- regardless! -- Staying warm-- and alive -- Outmaneuvering the enemy -- Rapid rampage -- Crossing the Rhine -- LEtters from home -- The Soviets -- On the road -- Rabbits -- Gruesome discoveries -- Marching on -- Closing in -- Obstinate -- Munich 1945 -- Catching our breath -- R&R -- Roughing it -- The Russians -- Change -- Paris -- Celebration -- A new wind blowing -- Police inspector on duty -- On the beat -- Running the streets -- Berlin at night -- A little marriage counseling on the side -- Left to die -- The curtain falls -- All good things come to... -- Going home -- Waking up -- Epilogue: A new side to the war
Control code
on1192355806
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
290 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780063019478
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1192355806

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