Day 103: George Patton

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“Cowards are those who let their timidity get the better of their manhood. You will never do that because of your bloodlines on both sides”

-George Patton to his son George III.

When and where did they live? He was born Nov 11th, 1885 in California and died Dec 21, 1945 in Germany.

What are they the father of? Why is he famous? George Patton was a U.S. General and the leader of the U.S. forces in Europe during World War II.

How many children did they have?  Did they follow in their father’s footsteps? He had only one son, George S. Patton III.  After his father’s untimely death in a car accident, George III continued a military career of his own and attained the high rank of Major General in the U.S. Army and fought in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. This continued the long military tradition in the family as his grandfather fought in the Civil War.

Source:

http://people.howstuffworks.com/10-famous-fathers.htm#page=7

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_S._Patton

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