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Beware of smiling men who march to a different tune!
on 13 March 2015
Having made a study of the writings about General George S Patton Jr over many years,I approached this book,which deals head on with the long rumoured question of whether Patton really was assassinated,with some skepticism and doubt.
Patton was the toughest,most successful fighting general on the Allied side in World War Two,much feared by the Germans, and known to be highly critical of the Wests Political and Military leadership,which he saw as misguided,timid and mediocre.He foresaw the onset of the Cold War because of the West's failure to deal with Stalin firmly,and at wars end,totally disillusioned,he intended to resign his commission and tell the world the truth about the Leadership's shortcomings,which had prolonged the war and cost many more thousands of lives.Given his status,and decision to"break ranks",the scene was set for an assassination,supported by the Allies and Russians alike,to keep him quiet. The rationale is compelling,it IS possible that he was silenced,and the shameful revelations in this book need to be read by all those interested in the probable truth