George Patton

By Mitch Thede


  • Born on November 11, 1885 and died tragically December 21, 1945.
  • Died in a tragic car accident after the war was over
  • Married Beatrice Banning Ayer in May of 1910

George Patton as General

  • General for the U.S.A.
  • Very successful in military career
  • Participated in many major battles.

Interesting facts

  • Has received 17 medals or awards including the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.
  • Served in 10 battles including WWI, WWII, and the Mexican Revolution.
  • Patton is best known for his sweep across Europe and his tank warfare.