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Honoring general george s patton, jr the men who served with him and the units he commanded (website updated: march 16, 2018. George smith patton, jr (november 11, 1885 – december 21, 1945) was a general in the united states army best known for his command of the seventh united states. General george s patton, jr 4k likes the official general george s patton, jr page twitter: @generalbandito i instagram: @generalbandito. Sixty-seven years ago, on a cold december 9th in 1945 germany, legendary american general george s patton was injured in a strange auto accident on a road outside.
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