He remained firmly in the center of the action and at the center of controversy. That's what made General George S. Patton America's most colorful military leader and an endlessly fascinating subject. He's as dynamic on the page as he was in life in Alden Hatch's lively, accessible biography, which chronicles Patton from his early days growing up in Southern California to his triumphant march into Germany in World War II. With his iron-clad will to win, unique personality, and fearlessness, Patton's a hero who will keep kids turning the pages to find out more.
Reviews the life and battles of General George S. Patton, a West Point graduate who led American troops to key victories in both World Wars.