• The following version of this book was used to create this Lesson Plan: O'Reilly, Bill and Dugard, Martin, Killing Patton, Henry Holt and Company, 2014, First Edition.
• In the Prologue General George S. Patton Jr. was dying.
• He had been in a car accident where a GMC army truck veered into his touring car.
• Patton was severely injured and partially paralyzed.
• He had many enemies, and guards were posted to protect him.
• His wife, Beatrice, had flown from Boston to be with him.
• Patton “died at 17:45, 21 December 1945” (4)
• There was no autopsy, and he was buried at the American Cemetery in Hamm, Luxembourg at his wife’s request.
• Some do not believe that Patton’s death was accidental.
• He had already survived several incidents.
• The man who was driving the truck that hit Patton disappeared after the incident along with his passengers.
• In addition, the official accident report and...
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