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by Carlo D'Este,John Nelson Rickard
John N. Rickard's "Patton At Bay: Lorraine Campaign, September to December, 1944" is certainly an academic tour-de-force examination of the Lorraine Campaign and the role of US Third Army.
John N. Readers should not expect descriptions of small-unit actions but rather Corps (sometimes Division) level action, as well as analysis of decisions made by Patton and his subordinate commanders that dictated the pace and 'style' of combat in the Lorraine region in the fall of 1944.
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In Advance and Destroy, Captain John Nelson Rickard explores the commander's operational performance during the entire Ardennes campaign, through . He is the author of Patton at Bay: The Lorraine Campaign, 1944.
In Advance and Destroy, Captain John Nelson Rickard explores the commander's operational performance during the entire Ardennes campaign, through his "estimate of the situation," the . Army's doctrinal approach to problem-solving.
In other words, Lorraine found Patton completely out of his element. The answer, according to John Nelson Rickard’s Patton at Bay: not very well
In other words, Lorraine found Patton completely out of his element. If flexibility is an attribute of all great generals, then Metz was an interesting test case for Patton. How does a general built for speed, a master-motivator and prodigious ass-kicker, behave when things slow down? The answer, according to John Nelson Rickard’s Patton at Bay: not very well. Getting stuck in front of the Moselle River was not Patton’s fault. He ran out of gas, a result of General Dwight D. Eisenhower’s decision in the tricky area of fuel allocation. What happened after that, however, was a different story.
Patton At Bay: The Lorraine Campaign, 1944 by Rickard, John Nelson and a great selection of related books, art . Foreward by Carlo D'Este. Patton's generalship and the fortunes of war disarm Patton and put a tarnish on his historical legacy according to the author.
Foreward by Carlo D'Este. USPS Tracking provided.
Plagued by supply shortages, critical interference from superiors, flooded rivers, fortified cities, and the highly determined German army, Patton had little opportunity to wage the type of fast armored campaign of which he was so enamored.
the Generals; John Nelson Rickard, Patton at Bay: The Lorraine Campaign, 1944; Derek S. Zumbro, Battle for the Ruhr; John Toland, The Last Hundred Days; David Kahn, The Codebreakers; Eric Larrabee, Commander in Chief; S. M. Plokhy, Yalta: The Price of Peace; and Diane Shaver. Plokhy, Yalta: The Price of Peace; and Diane Shaver Clemens, Yalta. Fine books on the home front during the final year of the war include David M. Kennedy, Freedom From Fear; Doris Kearns Goodwin, No Ordinary Time, and David Reynolds, Rich Relations.
1988), and C. D'Este (1995); studies by H. Essame (1974), Z. Favago (1986), M. . Blumenson (1985), and J. W. Jordan (2011). George S. Patton: Selected full-text books and articles. Advance and Destroy: Patton as Commander in the Bulge By John Nelson Rickard University Press of Kentucky, 2011. The Fighting Pattons By Brian M. Sobel Praeger Publishers, 1997. The Lorraine Campaign By H. Cole Historical Division Department of the Army, 1950. Librarian's tip: Includes discussion of George S. Patton in multiple chapters.
the Lorraine campaign, 1944. 1st ed. by John Nelson Rickard. Published 2004 by Brassey's in Washington, . Biography, Campaigns, Generals, History, History, Military, Lorraine (France), Military History, United States, United States. Army, 3rd, World War, 1939-1945. Includes bibliographical references (p. -277) and index. Originally published: Westport, Conn.