George S. Patton

George Smith Patton, Jr. (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945) wis a senior officer o the Unitit States Airmy, wha commandit the U.S. Seivent Airmy in the Mediterranean an European Theatres o Warld War II, but is best kent for his leadership o the U.S. Third Airmy in Fraunce an Germany follaein the Allied invasion o Normandy in Juin 1944.

George Smith Patton, Jr.
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Patton as a lieutenant general.
Elk-name"Bandito", "Old Blood and Guts", "The Old Man"
Born11 November 1885(1885-11-11)
San Gabriel, California, U.S.
Dee'd21 December 1945(1945-12-21) (aged 60)
Heidelberg, Germany
Buried atAmerican Cemetery an Memorial, Luxembourg Ceety
Allegiance Unitit States o Americae
Service/branchSeal of the United States Department of War.png Unitit States Airmy
Years o service1909–45
RankUS-O10 insignia.svg General
UnitCavalry Branch
Commands heldSeivent Unitit States Airmy
Third Unitit States Airmy
Fifteenth Unitit States Airmy
Battles/wars
AwairdsDistinguished Service Cross (2)
Distinguished Service Medal (3)
Siller Starn (2)
Legion o Merit
Bronze Starn
Purple Hert
Complete leet o decorations
RelationsMaj. Gen. George Patton IV (son)
Gen. John K. Waters (son-in-law)
SignaturGeorge S Patton Signature.svg