General Patton and the Third Army Prayer

George S. Patton signed photo by U.S. Army- Public domain

General Patton and the Third Army Prayer
by Ronald Rychlak – December 29, 2010

Reprinted with permission.

During the Christmas season of 1944, General George S. Patton was leading the Third Army into Germany. Many Americans thought World War II was virtually won in the European theater, but in December Germany launched its last major offensive of the war. Overnight, Allied soldiers found themselves facing a tough fight in hard and cold rain. It became known as the Battle of the Bulge…

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Source General Patton and the Third Army Prayer by Ronald Rychlak – December 29, 2010

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Image User Husnock on en.wikipediaScanned from a file in Patton’s personnel record avaliable at the Military Personnel Records Center [1]http://ww2db.com/image.php?image_id=20614 Getty images has a similar crop

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