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George s patton iii was a highly successful and highly controversial general who held corps- and army-level commands during world war ii because of his great competence as a battlefield. General george s patton was one of the most flamboyant, brilliant, and troublesome commanders of wwii he argued with colleagues, offended allies, and one of the most brilliant. Contents george patton’s early life and career general patton in world war ii: north africa and sicily general patton in world war ii: france and germany.
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