Nearly 70 years ago, on Aug. 1, 1944, Lieutenant General George S. Patton took command of the American Third Army in France. For the next 30 days they rolled straight toward the German border.
Patton almost did not get a chance at his summer of …
— Read on www.nationalreview.com/2014/07/george-pattons-summer-1944-victor-davis-hanson/
Good history here