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Patton"s Third Army by Christopher J. Anderson

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in Philadelphia .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • Western Front


  • United States. Army. Army, 3rd -- History -- Pictorial works,
  • United States. Army. Army, 3rd -- Uniforms -- History,
  • United States. Army. Army, 3rd -- Equipment -- History,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States -- Pictorial works,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front -- Pictorial works,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns

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Focuses on the uniforms and equipment of the Third Army while describing its movement across Europe during World War II.

Edition Notes

Other titlesPatton"s 3rd Army
StatementChristopher J. Anderson.
GenrePictorial works.
SeriesThe G.I. series, G.I. series (Philadelphia, Pa.)
LC ClassificationsD769.26 3d .A45 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination75 p. :
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL35390M
ISBN 100791053741
LC Control Number99020139

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The book presents images from the rare and top secret Third Army After Action reports and promises to be the first of a series of books covering Patton and his Third Army during WWII. Patton Hidden in Plain Sight sheds a view onf the General and his world unlike any book.   The Ghost in General Patton’s Third Army is a poignant memoir that documents Eugene G. Schulz’s army training and combat adventures in Europe during World War II. It describes Schulz’s daily duties and life with the XX Corps Headquarters during the three years that he served with this :   With that, Sevel became a member of C Company, th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division, VIII Corps in Lt. Gen. George S. Patton, Jr.’s Third Army. It was the end of February The Battle of the Bulge was over. The Siegfried Line had been penetrated, but the Army still needed infantrymen to crush the Third Reich. The Ghost in General Pattons Third Army is the memoir of Eugene G. Schulz, a former soldier who served in WWII. Incorporated into the XX Corps, known as a ghost unit by enemy forces for their ability to pop up where least expected, his skills as a /5.