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Killing Patton - Chapters 9 - 12 Summary & Analysis

Bill O'Reilly
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It was rough going on the Allied side. Patton was just 33 miles south of Bastogne. The “bulge” in the American defense was 60-miles deep and 30 miles wide. Bastogne was under U.S. control but it was barely surviving in a sea of German soldiers. The snow and frigid cold was delaying the Third Army’s final advance to Bastogne. Patton visited a church ostensibly to pray for guidance; however, he instead delivers a tirade to God complaining about the weather and apparently siding with the enemy. Patton traveled up and down on the road to Bastogne, inspiring his men and being an ever-present force for them in his open-air jeep. He even stopped his jeep to help push another vehicle out of a snow bank. The men believed that Patton would not ask them to put themselves at risk unless he did as...

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