George Smith Patton, Jr. GCB, OBE (November 11th, 1885 - December 21st, 1945) was a leading U.S. Army general in World War II in campaigns in North Africa, Sicily, France, and Germany, 1943-1945. In World War I he was a senior commander of the new tank corps and saw action in France. After the war he was an advocate of armored warfare but was reassigned to the cavalry. In World War II he commanded both corps and armies in North Africa, Sicily, and the European Theater of Operations.
Pictured here is Major General "George S. Patton Jr.", then the commander of the 1st Armored Corps, undergoing desert training in North America during early 1942. Sold Out!