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General George Patton

Old Blood and Guts George Patton – PTSD Patton

Old Blood and Guts George Patton, the American general who was most feared by his German counterparts, was a magnet for controversy throughout his career. While his military skill and audacity were respected by his superiors, his technique for dealing with what would today be recognized as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder earned swift condemnation from …

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Boeing B-17E in flight. (Credits: U.S. Air Force)

When Eisenhower lost a B-17 bomber in a bet to Montgomery

The liberation of Sfax, Tunisia on April 10, 1943 was a joyous occasion for nearly everyone involved. The Allies gained an important Mediterranean port, the Tunisians in the city were liberated, and British Lt. Gen. Bernard Montgomery won a B-17 bomber from Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower. That last one may need some explanation. Rommel retreats to the Mareth …

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