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Author Sisson, Frank, 1925- author.

Title I marched with Patton : a firsthand account of World War II alongside one of the U.S. Army's greatest generals / Frank Sisson with Robert L. Wise.

Imprint New York : William Morrow, [2020]

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Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Biographies  92 BIOGRAPHY SISSON    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  940.5412 SISSON    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  BIOGRAPHY SISSON    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  940.5412 SISSON    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  940.5412 SISSON    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  940.54 SIS    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  940.5412 SIS    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  940.5412 SIS    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  940.5412 SISSON    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Non Fiction  940.5412 SISSON    Check Shelf

Edition First edition.
Description 290 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents Meet the man -- Ever hear of Weleetka? -- Hard decisions -- The big turnaround -- Coming back-- in time to leave -- Jumping off -- Uncovering the facts -- Crossing -- The war -- Meet General Patton -- Winter sets in -- The killing machine -- Paris survives -- Disaster looms -- The battle begins -- The sky turns black -- Tensions explode -- Rolling on-- regardless! -- Staying warm-- and alive -- Outmaneuvering the enemy -- Rapid rampage -- Crossing the Rhine -- Letters from home -- The Soviets -- On the road -- Rabbits -- Gruesome discoveries -- Marching on -- Closing in -- Obstinate -- Munich 1945 -- Catching our breath -- R&R -- Roughing it -- The Russians -- Change -- Paris -- Celebration -- A new wind blowing -- Police inspector on duty -- On the beat -- Running the streets -- Berlin at night -- A little marriage counseling on the side -- Left to die -- The curtain falls -- All good things come to... -- Going home -- Waking up -- Epilogue: A new side to the war.
Summary "In December 1944, Frank Sisson deployed to Europe as part of General George S. Patton's famed Third Army. Over the next six months, as the war in Europe raged, Sisson would participate in many of World War II's most consequential events, from the Battle of the Bulge to the liberation of Dachau. Now ninety-five years old, Frank shares for the first time his remarkable story of life under General Patton." -- Inside front jacket flap.
Published to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of Patton's death, a Third Army soldier's firsthand account of his service beside the history-shaping general relates his participation in key events, including the Battle of the Bulge and the liberation of Dachau.
Subject Sisson, Frank, 1925-
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.
United States. Army. Army, 3rd -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.
Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945.
Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military.
HISTORY / Military / World War II.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Anecdotes.
Personal narratives.
Added Author Wise, Robert L., author.
ISBN 9780063019478 (hardcover)
0063019477 (hardcover)
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