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"Patton's Payback" with Stephen L. Moore The Tattooed Historian Show

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In March 1943, in their first fight with the Germans, American soldiers in North Africa were pushed back fifty miles by Rommel’s Afrika Korps and nearly annihilated. Only the German decision not to pursue them allowed the Americans to maintain a foothold in the area. General Eisenhower, the supreme commander, knew he needed a new leader on the ground, one who could raise the severely damaged morale of his troops. He handed the job to a new man: Lieutenant General George Patton.

In this episode, I speak with Stephen L. Moore about his newest book "Patton's Payback: The Battle of El Guettar and General Patton's Rise to Glory." 

In March 1943, in their first fight with the Germans, American soldiers in North Africa were pushed back fifty miles by Rommel’s Afrika Korps and nearly annihilated. Only the German decision not to pursue them allowed the Americans to maintain a foothold in the area. General Eisenhower, the supreme commander, knew he needed a new leader on the ground, one who could raise the severely damaged morale of his troops. He handed the job to a new man: Lieutenant General George Patton.

In this episode, I speak with Stephen L. Moore about his newest book "Patton's Payback: The Battle of El Guettar and General Patton's Rise to Glory." 

1 hr 1 min

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