George Patton was the most brilliant commander of an army in the open field that our or any other service produced. ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in World War II and the 34th President of the United States.
“Old Blood and Guts” was the moniker by which he was known. George Smith Patton, Jr. was the name by which he was born. A fiery, flamboyant, charismatic, courageous, dynamic, eccentric warrior whose name is legend, Patton, born on 11 November 1885, lived a destiny built for war.