Saturday, December 20, 2014

Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II’s Most Audacious General (The Killing of Historical Figures) by Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard

5 of 5 stars  *****

Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard have written another excellent history with Killing Patton. The captivating writing style of O'Reilly and the diligent research by Dugard uncover facts that are brought to the public to educate and fascinate. The book reveals the intricacies of politics, war decisions, and international relations between countries and great historical figures that span the world. This book also presents the slice of life in an intimate way regarding the people around the historical figure. This is where the real human experience affects the outcome of the drama known as World War II. There is no better theater than to follow the life of General George S. Patton Jr. during this war and on these pages.