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Wedding photo of General George Patton and Beatrice Ayer.Throughout his miliatry career, George wrote the most beautiful love letters to Beatrice - "I love you so, Bea ... I am not so hellish young and it is not spring, yet still I love you just as much as if we were 22 again on the baseball grandstand at West Point the night I graduated."
4 Star General George Patton, US Army, Decked out with the Medals of several countries earned in two wars. Is it any wonder, Hitler, OKW & the SS feared him the most.
General George Patton, My father saluted Patton on the road, Patton was in a touring car in the winter with the top down, shortly after that Patton's car slid off the icy road and died as a result of the car accident. My father a Captain was probably the last man to salute General Patton after the war had ended in Germany.
"I was so happy. I ran out in the street," said McDuffie, then 18 and on his way to visit his girlfriend in Brooklyn. "And then I saw that nurse," he said. "She saw me hollering and with a big smile on my face ... I just went right to her and kissed her." McDuffie said the kiss was prompted by the realisation that his older brother, W D, would soon be coming home from a Japanese prison camp.