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A list of key readings about George Patton.
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  • Axelrod, Alan. Patton: A Biography. Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. 205 pp.
  • Berragan, G. W. "Who Should Bear Primary Responsibility for the Culmination of Patton's Us Third Army on the Moselle in 1944? Are There Lessons for Contemporary Campaign Planning?" Defence Studies 2003 3(3): 161-172. Issn: 1470-2436 Fulltext in Ingenta and Ebsco.
  • Martin Blumenson. The battle of the generals: the untold story of the Falaise Pocket, the campaign that should have won World War II (1993)
  • Martin Blumenson. Patton: The Man Behind the Legend, 1885-1945 (1985) ISBN 0-688-06082-X
  • Blumenson, Martin. The Battle of the Generals: The Untold Story of the Falaise Pocket - the Campaign That Should Have Won World War II. 1993. 288 pp.
  • D'Este, Carlo. Patton: A Genius for War (1995) 978pp
  • Dietrich, Steve E. "The Professional Reading of General George S. Patton, Jr." Journal of Military History 1989 53(4): 387-418. Issn: 0899-3718 Fulltext in Jstor
  • Essame, H. Patton: A Study in Command. 1974. 280 pp.
  • Stanley P. Hirshson. General Patton: A Soldier's Life. (2002)
  • Ladislas Farago. Patton: Ordeal and Triumph.
  • Pullen, John J. "'You Will Be Afraid.'" American Heritage 2005 56(3): 26-29. Issn: 0002-8738 Fulltext in Ebsco.
  • Rickard, John Nelson. Patton at Bay: The Lorraine Campaign, September to December 1944. Praeger, 1999. 295 pp.
  • Dennis Showalter. Patton and Rommel: Men of War in the Twentieth Century (2005).
  • Smith, David Andrew. George S. Patton: A Biography. Greenwood, 2003. 130 pp.
  • Spires, David N. Patton's Air Force: Forging a Legendary Air-Ground Team. 2002. 377 pp.
  • Russell F. Weigley. Eisenhower's Lieutenants: The Campaign of France and Germany 1944-1945 (1981)
  • Wilson, Dale Eldred. `Treat 'Em Rough'! The United States Army Tank Corps in the First World War. Temple U. Press (1990). 352 pp.

Primary Sources

  • George S. Patton, Jr., War As I Knew It (1947)
  • Blumenson, Martin, ed. The Patton Papers. Vol. 1, 1885-1940. 1972. 996 pp.; The Patton Papers: Vol. 2, 1940-1945. 1974. 889 pp.