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6 edition of Gasoline to Patton found in the catalog.

Gasoline to Patton

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Published by Elderberry Press (OR) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history: Second World War,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Military - World War II

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8810823M
    ISBN 10193276206X
    ISBN 109781932762068


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Gasoline to Patton by Albin Irzyk Download PDF EPUB FB2

Materiel ofall kinds grew scarce, but no commodity was more coveted than gasoline. At the end ofAugust, George Patton's Third Army, the fastest of all the Allied ou~fits, had to pull up and waitfive days after a requisitionfor four hundred thousand gallons was answered with a shipment of 31, "My men can eat their belts, " Patton complained Reviews:   Materiel Gasoline to Patton book kinds grew scarce, but no commodity was more coveted than gasoline.

At the end ofAugust, George Patton's Third Army, the fastest of all the Allied ou~fits, had to pull up and waitfive days after a requisitionfor four hundred thousand Pages: In late JulyWWII, General Patton's Third Army armor moved so fast across France they left their supply lines behind and had to wait five days for fuelfuel diverted to General Montgomery's slower armor.

Why. This exhaustively researched book by a retired U.S. Brigadier General asks. Gasoline To Patton: A Different War by Albin F.

Irzyk, Brigadier General (ret.)Brand: Elderberry Press. ‎In late JulyWWII, General Patton's Third Army armor moved so fast across France they left their supply lines behind and had to wait five days for fuelfuel diverted to General Montgomery's slower armor.

Why. This exhaustively researched book by a retired U.S. Brigadier General asks this: Mi. Gasoline To Patton: A Different War Albin F. Irzyk Elderberry Press Old Homestead Drive, 2nd floor, Oakland, OR X $   In late JulyWWII, General Patton's Third Army armor moved so fast across France they left their supply lines behind and had to wait five days for fuelfuel diverted to General Montgomery's slower armor.

Why. This exhaustively researched book by Gasoline to Patton book retired U.S. Brigadier General asks this: Might WWII have ended seven months earlier inif politics had not favored Monty over Patton. Gasoline to Patton Author: Albin F.

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General Irzyk is relatively unknown to the average American for someone who played such an important role in the success of Patton's Third Army. I am collecting all of his books. He is the one person alive today that I. Patton was forced to accept a decrease in gasoline and supplies, and he was intent on putting the time to good use.

During the roughly day campaign in Lorraine, Patton cleared the area of enemy troops in preparation for the drive into Germany. Patton never read passively, but instead memorized his favorite passages and had a vigorous conversation with his books, marking up the text with copious marginalia and noting places he agreed or disagreed with the author’s view.

If he found a tome particularly compelling, he would type up his notes on 3X5 index cards. Description Irzyk chronicles the gas crisis that struck Patton's army and threatened the defeat of Germany following the invasion of Normandy, as Allied ground forces advanced so quickly across France and Belgium that they soon were outrunning their supply Gasoline to Patton book.

Patton at Bay, by John N. Rickard, Praeger Publishers, Westport, Conn.,$ This book purports to be a close examination of General George Patton’s operations in Lorraine from September to Decemberbetween Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge.

John Nelson Rickard, who regards this as the toughest test of command Patton ever. However, when his supply of gasoline was cut off in favor of Montgomery’s drive to the north, Patton seethed with rage. Ironically, the daring battlefield commander died at the age of 60 in Decemberof complications from injuries suffered in a car accident.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Patton: Blood, Guts, and Prayer' by Michael Keane. By Stephen Frater, In addition to spiritual guidance, he prayed for "fighting weather" or gasoline to continue his armored assault and race across France toward the Rhine River following his historic breakout from the Normandy beachhead after D-Day in   Killing Patton is only one I've read, but I live one town over from Patton's home town of HamiltonPatton Homestead that you can visit during certain times of the year.

The Hamilton VFW hall has lots of photos, paintings to tribute him. The Hamilton Richdale gas station has a painted mural of Patton on the building.

Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” Patton’s take was, “Success is how high you bounce on the bottom.” One of Patton’s staff officers, Porter B. Williamson, articulated Patton’s management principles in his book Patton’s Principles—A Handbook for Managers who Mean It!.

Patton’s extraordinary battle skills, however, would play a critical role as his Third Army drove to the heart of Germany. His leadership in the relief of Bastogne and in the Battle of the Bulge. The book Patton: The Man Behind the Legend, is a wonderful book. This book is based on a man named George S.

Patton. George S. Patton was a senior officer of the United States Army that is know for his leadership. In this the book it talks about his life and what he's accomplished.4/5(38).

WW2 in Western Europe & the Atlantic "To add a snippet more (AKA stir the pot!) on 12th US Army Group/COMZ tonnage allocations at the beginning of Septem I found the following comments in Steve Waddell's United States Army Logistics [pp - End of FUSA requests 5, tons daily, TUSA requests 6, tons.".

At times, General Patton and his trailblazing Third Army had to be physically stopped by reducing their supply of gasoline, just as they were on the homestretch to Berlin. Patton At Bay. Download and Read online Patton At Bay ebooks in PDF, epub, Tuebl Mobi, Kindle Book. Get Free Patton At Bay Textbook and unlimited access to our library by created an account.

Fast Download speed and ads Free. Patton was regarded as the “fightingest” general in all the Allied forces. Ap Myers. (Army) NARA FILE #: SC WAR & CONFLICT BOOK #: Through flak and over the destruction created by preceding waves of bombers, these 15th Air Force Bs leave Ploesti, Rumania, after one of the long series of attacks against.

Patton, like most of the great captains, tends to have idolators, or utter detractors and very few people who will claim to be in between.

Sadly, the same can be said for Rommel (Aggressive and brilliant, or the poorest logistician?), Bradley, Zhukov (Callous butcher, or hard-nosed savior of the Russian people?) and of course Montgomery (Hero at El Alamein, Pariah at Arnhem).

"Patton" has what I've come to expect from Carlo D'Este, as it presents both a nuanced look at Patton along with an insightful analysis of the campaigns with which he was involved.

I read only the last 2/3rds of the book, from Kasserine in Tunisia through Patton's death/5(84). As to Patton biographies and books written by others there are so many, as you have seen, that it would be hard to say which one is the best.

I have War As I Knew It and Patton: A Genius For War by Carlo D'Este. redcoat. Ad Honorem. Nov 8, Stockport Cheshire UK Apr 7, #7. George Smith Patton Jr. (Novem – Decem ) was a general of the United States Army who commanded the U.S.

Seventh Army in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, and the U.S. Third Army in France and Germany after the Allied invasion of Normandy in June Born inPatton attended the Virginia Military Institute and the United States Military Academy at West. I am the author of the book you reference about the Summit and the Chiraco family who interacted with General Patton.

There was mutual respect between them. What an honor to interview three generations of the family, soldiers who were there in the 40s and the rangers nearby, to walk some of their paths, and finally to write their story.

Patton also receives further badass points in my book because while the Olympic standard for the shooting competition was a caliber round, Patton rejected that pussy ass shit and used his instead, because what good is handgun accuracy if your bullets are too puny to.

1. Patton was an Olympic athlete. As a year-old Army cavalry officer, Patton was selected to compete in the first-ever Olympic modern pentathlon at the Summer Games in.

Patton () was born on his family's 2,acre vineyard in what is now Pasadena, Calif. His father had graduated from the Virginia Military Institute and was a lawyer, moving to Los.

Patton (second from left) with other American generals, 3. “Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way. “ Perhaps one of the most famous quotes that people don’t realize originated with Patton, this mantra summed up his style.

“Do everything you ask of those you command.” Patton led his soldiers by example. Over the years, Patton fell off of or was kicked or butted in the head by horses, fractured numerous bones, was shot in battle, and had a gasoline lamp blow up in his face and set his tent on fire.

The traffic accident that would finally kill Patton in late was minor compared to others. The Patton Homestead at Asbury St. was donated to the town in by Joanne Patton, who was married to George S.

Patton IV, son of the general from World War ll and a major general in his own. Making matters worse, General Eisenhower, the Allied supreme commander, diverted flows of gasoline to Patton’s nemesis, British Field Marshall Montgomery, infuriating the hotheaded American commander.

For the next three months, Patton sought to fight his way. General George S. Patton, Jr. (), was known for his study and reading of military history.

Inhis widow, Beatrice Patton, provided a list of his favorite books for an issue of Armor magazine (Patton, Beatrice Ayer, "A Soldier's Reading," Armor 61 (November-Decemberpp.

If you Google, Lorraine Campaign, one of results is a pdf book by the US Army.:) Interestingly, as well as 55, battle casualties the book also estimates anot plus non-battle casualties suffered by 3rd Army in this period. Non battle casualties presumably means injuries or.

The chief flaw in this capable book is Hirshson’s tendency to overdetail. It is useful to know that Patton was dyslexic and did not learn to read until early adolescence, for instance, but not so much to know the statistical incidence of dyslexia in the present general population.

Still, readers who keep at this long, dense biography will see. This is the biography page for Albin F. Irzyk, Brigadier General (ret.). Brigadier General Albin F. Irzyk USA (Ret.) fought WW II in Europe as a 27/year-old Tank Battalion Commander. Was twice wounded.

Commanded the 14th Armored Cavalry Regiment along the “Iron Curtain” during the Berlin Crisis of Served two years in Vietnam, one of which was as Assistant Division Commander of the.

The same applies to Patton's role as commander of the fictional U.S. 1st Army Group in Kent, designed to create the impression that the invasion would occur at Calais rather than Normandy In Yeidc's view, Farago's assertion that the Germans concentrated on Patton as the general likely to command American forces in the invasion of France is mainly based on a misinterpretation of an entry.

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