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...in his multimillion-selling history series will examine the mysterious death surrounding famed World War II Gen. George Patton.Stephen Rubin, the president and publisher of Henry Holt and Co., announced Wednesday that Killing Patton will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-06-05/book-briefs
Mamie Patten

...Marietta, GA and Bernice (McArthur) Settles, Columbia, SC; three sons, Landrum (Barbara) Patten, Boston, MA; George Patton and Rev. Willie (Lunette) Patten, Jr., Edgefield, SC; 17 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, 21 great...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170293623
A look at a real man portrayed in 'Monuments Men'

...Rorimer was a man who got things done, a "wheeler and dealer," as Ettlinger put it. He recalled a time when Gen. George Patton's men had their sights on moving into the building the Monuments Men were using as the Munich Collecting Point...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-02-08/look-real-man-portrayed-monuments-m
It's the spending, stupid: Poor choices stick citizens with fat bill

...conservative allies in Washington raised taxes as their remedy for the "fiscal cliff" leaves me feeling a little like Gen. George Patton when he remarked: "I would rather have a German division in front of me than a French one behind me."To confirm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-01-13/its-spending-stu
World War II bomber pilot is Museum of Aviation's oldest volunteer

...he had heart surgery a few years ago.He flew the B-25 bomber in North Africa in World War II, supporting Gen. George Patton's epic tank battle against Nazi field marshal Erwin Rommel.When Rommel's troops were caught in valleys with no...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-25/world-war-ii-bomber-pilot-mus
City welcomes Third Army to Shaw Air Force Base

SUMTER S.C. --- Advance forces of Gen. George Patton's famed Third Army have begun leaving Atlanta and moving to new quarters on an Air Force base in central South Carolina, an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-03-04/city-welcomes-third-army-shaw
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...duty. Previous to coming here, Gen. Greene was deputy commander with the 2nd Army, where he served under Gen. George Patton in the 2nd Armored Division. A West Point graduate, Gen. Greene was born into a miliary family. His father retired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/19/met_397698.shtml
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...duty. Previous to coming here, Gen. Greene was deputy commander with the 2nd Army, where he served under Gen. George Patton in the 2nd Armored Division. A West Point graduate, Gen. Greene was born into a miliary family. His father retired...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/19/met_359381.shtml
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Ft. Benning to rededicate Round House

...hunting lodge, Officers Club annex and a meeting hall.High-ranking officers, including Gens. Omar Bradley and George Patton, spent time at the firing range during the World War II era. John Wayne used the building as a retreat while filming...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-25/ft-benning-rededicate-round-
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Attorney general a great military hero

...Clinton saw up close and personal what pure raw guts look like; wearing lipstick and a dress, too. She was Gen. George Patton, Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Gen. Matthew Bunker Ridgeway and Lt. Gen. Walton H. "Bulldog" Walker all rolled into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/05/08/edi_287880.shtml
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