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03-26-2007 George Patton Warrior over the Mountain man A military/ intellectual hero Like Frank Lloyd Wright; John Muir; Douglas MacArthur; Sarah Bernhardt; Teddy and Franklin Roosevelt. School: Dyslexia or effort? Aunt Nannie to West Point Highest Cadet Officer Graduation to World War I Fort Sheridan- dreary outpost Marriage to Beatrice Banning Fort Myers, Virginia 1912 Olympics- Patton tried out for the pentathlon 1916 Mexican Expedition- dictator in Mexico was ousted, for a time there was a civil war over the leadership, US offered them guns and refuge, forces led by Pancho Villa, US attempted to hunt down and killed Pancho but failes WWI Commanding from the front- In charge of the tank force. Very good on communicating with his fellow soldiers. Wounded in battle- shot in the backside Interwar years Despairing of War- 20’s were a years of pacifism, he smoozed with people, went fox hunting, threw parties and waited for war to start again. Outbreak of war and rapid advancement
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