George S. Patton

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George Smith Patton, Jr.
Patton as a lieutenant general.
Elk-name "Bandito", "Old Blood and Guts", "The Old Man"
Born 11 November 1885(1885-11-11)
San Gabriel, California, U.S.
Dee'd 21 December 1945(1945-12-21) (aged 60)
Heidelberg, Germany
Buried at American Cemetery an Memorial, Luxembourg Ceety
Allegiance  Unitit States o Americae
Service/branch Seal of the United States Department of War.png Unitit States Airmy
Years o service 1909–45
Rank US-O10 insignia.svg General
Unit Cavalry Branch
Commands held Seivent Unitit States Airmy
Third Unitit States Airmy
Fifteenth Unitit States Airmy
Awairds Distinguished Service Cross (2)
Distinguished Service Medal (3)
Siller Starn (2)
Legion o Merit
Bronze Starn
Purple Hert
Complete leet o decorations
Relations Maj. Gen. George Patton IV (son)
Gen. John K. Waters (son-in-law)
Signatur George S Patton Signature.svg

George Smith Patton, Jr. (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945) wis a senior officer o the Unitit States Airmy, wha commandit the U.S. Seivent Airmy in the Mediterranean an European Theatres o Warld War II, but is best kent for his leadership o the U.S. Third Airmy in Fraunce an Germany follaein the Allied invasion o Normandy in Juin 1944.