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A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.

-George S. Patton

Quotables

General Patton and the Shite Grave

On his daily lunchtime walks, Boyfriend has taken to unearthing tiny bits of the long-forgotten history of Oakland. They are made for one another in this regard, he and Oakland. 958 more words

History

George S. Patton personally owned sterling silver box

General Patton’s personally-owned sterling silver box presented to him near the beginning of WWII by six officers of his 304th Tank Brigade from WWI, measuring 7.25 x 3.5 x 2.5, handsomely engraved on the top, “Auld Lang Syne, from Officers of World War I Light Tanks,” with an engraved emblem of a hand holding a dagger. 237 more words

RR Autograph Auction

Hancock, Hannibal and Hitler

I have chosen to keep the alliterative title for this post, though it proves mistaken.  Below appears an e-mail exchange of August 20, 2013 between Brian Williard, O.B.M., and myself.  550 more words

The Homeless Blogger

"Through a glass, darkly"

In this poem, George S. Patton sets forth his impressions of his previous lives.

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THROUGH A GLASS, DARKLY… 600 more words

The Homeless Blogger

Patton Revew

Patton is a movie my Dad loves, but I just never got around to see it even though my family owns a Blu-ray copy which is located 20ft away from the computer that I’m typing this review on. 941 more words

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