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GEORGE S. PATTON

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“IT TAKES BRAINS AND GUTS TO WIN WARS”

PATTON, George S. After Action Report, Third U.S. Army. Washington, 1945. Two volumes.

First edition of this classified official report of the daily activities of Patton’s Third Army, with details of the famous operation “Overlord,” illustrated with hundreds of photographs, charts and maps, marked “Secret” on every page. With a 1915 autograph letter to his mother signed by Patton laid in. $13,500.

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"THE RUSSIANS ARE QUITE OUT OF IT AND BETTER STOP BEFORE THE GERMANS TAKE PETROGRAD": EXCEPTIONAL WORLD WAR I AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY GEORGE PATTON, WRITING FROM FRANCE TO HIS FATHER, ENTIRELY PENNED IN HIS HAND AND DATED SEPTEMBER 18, 1917

PATTON, George S. Autograph letter signed. Chaumont, France, September 18, 1917.

Scarce World War I autograph letter signed by Patton dated September 18, 1917, written to his father very soon after his appointment as Post Adjutant and Commander of the AEF headquarter forces in Chaumont near Paris, containing foresight about the potentially dire consequences of instability in Russia—in this letter dated less than two months before the Russian Revolution—and demonstrating his genius for both politics and military strategy by observing peace "of course would be simply a truce and the next time the allies will probably be lined up in a different way." $6000.

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"NOTHING IS SETTLED EXCEPT I AM TO BE MARRIED IN A CHURCH"

PATTON, George S. Autograph letter signed. West Point, New York, circa 1909.

Wonderful signed autograph letter from George Patton to his father, updating him at events at West Point (including a rowdy but sober party), mentioning difficulties with the Chaplain at the church, and offering vague details of his planned wedding to Beatrice Ayer. $4200.

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"THAT CURSED NAVY LICKED US YESTERDAY AT BASEBALL"

PATTON, George S. Autograph letter signed. West Point, New York, 1908.

Interesting signed autograph letter written by George S. Patton at West Point to his sister, Anne, mentioning West Point's loss to the Navy in baseball, a bet on the game that cost thousands, and a potential family visit. $4000.

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"BEATRICE IS GOING TO BE OPERATED ON FOR APPENDICITIS… I TELEGRAPHED AND WROTE A LARGE LETTER OF SYMPATHY AND GOT A LETTER SAYING THAT ALL MY ANXIETY WAS WASTED"

PATTON, George S. Autograph letter signed. West Point, New York, 1909.

Wonderful signed autograph letter from George S. Patton at West Point to his father, mainly concerning his future wife's appendicitis operation and a food fight in the school cafeteria. $3500.

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