Gen George Patton

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  1. Salty

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    That's a very significant historical text. The actual evidence that leadership sought the assassination of a prolific (and genius) general is massive.

    I'll be buying this text and checking it out.
     
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    Interesting. The father-in-law of a lifelong friend was in the Army Signal Corps assigned to Patton's command. He has told me the same story alleged in this new book, that the auto accident was staged and that Patton was killed because he knew damaging secrets and also wanted to go to war with Russia.
     
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    Is the Father-in-law still alive - ....
     
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    I have read that the Russians were behind the accident as they were afraid Patton would prevail and the other Allied forces would invade Russia.
     
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    This is all old news to the 'White Supremists':

    Gen Patton's Clear Vision - Why He Was Murdered

    [edit] Patton's post war dairy is referenced extensively in the above article. I've briefly searched for it, couldn't find it on line.
     
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    Patton's "accidental" death remains as one of the greatest "cover-up's" of World War II.

    Like Sgt. Salty, et. al., I too, firmly believe that Patton's death was no mere "accident."

    While I'm not one who believes that "There's a Red under every bed!!"; OTOH, as was metioned above, Patton was one of those who thought that the "Western Allies" shouldn't stop their advance where they did. He believed that we should have kept on advancing eastward & push back Stalin's Red Army as far as possible.

    FDR ("Stalin's 'Best Friend'!!") AND his self-promoted "Supreme Cmdr" (Ike) made certain that Patton (a "loose cannon" to them) would not be given the chance to lead any of his men one inch into Soviet-occupied territory.
     
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    Actually, until I read this the other day, I do not reember ever hearing about this. So actually, I do not have an opinion one way or the other. My purpose right now is to gather some facts.

    Sgt Salty

    PS Since I was assigned to the Second Armored Division (at Fort Hood) and Patton was a one time commander - this story does interest me.
     
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    I do remember seeing a TV program (a couple years ago) that spent a little time discussing this......Don't remember which network it was....might have been "The Military Channel,"Bio," or maybe "History Channel." (Definitely NOT MSNBC though! ("My Sakes, Not [ANOTHER] 'BIASED' Channel!!" :smilewinkgrin: )
     
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    He knew more than they wanted him to know. They knew he would not keep quiet.
     
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    Just passed away. Went to his funeral on Nov. 3rd. He was 89 years old.
     
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    “As we mark the victory of six decades ago, we are mindful of a paradox...For much of Germany, defeat led to freedom. For much of Eastern and Central Europe, victory brought the iron rule of another empire. V-E Day marked the end of fascism, but it did not end oppression. The agreement at Yalta followed in the unjust tradition of Munich and the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. Once again, when powerful governments negotiated, the freedom of small nations was somehow expendable. Yet this attempt to sacrifice freedom for the sake of stability left a continent divided and unstable. The captivity of millions in Central and Eastern Europe will be remembered as one of the greatest wrongs of history” George W. Bush
    [see: Bush denounces the Yalta Treaty of 1945 (from the horse's mouth)


    “...Bush told the awful truth about what really triumphed in World War II east of the Elbe. And it was not freedom. It was Stalin, the most odious tyrant of the century. Where Hitler killed his millions, Stalin, Mao, Ho Chi Minh, Pol Pot, and Castro murdered their tens of millions.

    Leninism was the Black Death of the 20th century.

    The truths bravely declared by Bush at Riga, Latvia, raise questions that too long remained hidden, buried, or ignored.

    If Yalta was a betrayal of small nations as immoral as the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, why do we venerate Churchill and FDR? At Yalta, this pair secretly ceded those small nations to Stalin, co-signing a cynical "Declaration on Liberated Europe" that was a monstrous lie. ....” Pat Buchanan
    [see: Was WWII Worth It? For Stalin, yes]



    Excerpts from 'Gen Patton's Clear Vision - Why He Was Murdered':

    “...Several months before the end of the war, General Patton had recognized the fearful danger to the West posed by the Soviet Union, and he had disagreed bitterly with the orders which he had been given to hold back his army and wait for the Red Army to occupy vast stretches of German, Czech, Rumanian, Hungarian, and Yugoslav territory, which the Americans could have easily taken instead.

    On May 7, 1945, just before the German capitulation, Patton had a conference in Austria with U.S. Secretary of War Robert Patterson. Patton was gravely concerned over the Soviet failure to respect the demarcation lines separating the Soviet and American occupation zones. He was also alarmed by plans in Washington for the immediate partial demobilization of the U.S. Army.

    Patton said to Patterson: "Let's keep our boots polished, bayonets sharpened, and present a picture of force and strength to the Red Army. This is the only language they understand and respect."

    Patterson replied, "Oh, George, you have been so close to this thing so long, you have lost sight of the big picture."

    Patton rejoined:

    "I understand the situation. Their (the Soviet) supply system is inadequate to maintain them in a serious action such as I could put to them. They have chickens in the coop and cattle on the hoof -- that's their supply system. They could probably maintain themselves in the type of fighting I could give them for five days. After that it would make no difference how many million men they have, and if you wanted Moscow I could give it to you. They lived on the land coming down. There is insufficient left for them to maintain themselves going back. Let's not give them time to build up their supplies. If we do, then . . . we have had a victory over the Germans and disarmed them, but we have failed in the liberation of Europe; we have lost the war!"

    Patton's urgent and prophetic advice went unheeded by Patterson and the other politicians and only served to give warning about Patton's feelings to the alien conspirators behind the scenes in New York, Washington, and Moscow. “

    “....in my opinion and that of most nonpolitical officers, it is vitally necessary for us to build Germany up now as a buffer state against Russia. In fact, I am afraid we have waited too long."

    And in a letter of the same date to his wife: "I will probably be in the headlines before you get this, as the press is trying to quote me as being more interested in restoring order in Germany than in catching Nazis. I can't tell them the truth that unless we restore Germany we will insure that communism takes America." ....”

    “...On October 22 he wrote a long letter to Maj. Gen. James G. Harbord, who was back in the States. In the letter Patton bitterly condemned the Morgenthau policy; Eisenhower's pusillanimous behavior in the face of Jewish demands; the strong pro-Soviet bias in the press; and the politicization, corruption, degradation, and demoralization of the U.S. Army which these things were causing.

    He saw the demoralization of the Army as a deliberate goal of America's enemies:

    "I have been just as furious as you at the compilation of lies which the communist and Semitic elements of our government have leveled against me and practically every other commander. In my opinion it is a deliberate attempt to alienate the soldier vote from the commanders, because the communists know that soldiers are not communistic, and they fear what eleven million votes (of veterans) would do."

    In his letter to Harbord, Patton also revealed his own plans to fight those who were destroying the morale and integrity of the Army and endangering America's future by not opposing the growing Soviet might:

    "It is my present thought . . . that when I finish this job, which will be around the first of the year, I shall resign, not retire, because if I retire I will still have a gag in my mouth . . . I should not start a limited counterattack, which would be contrary to my military theories, but should wait until I can start an all- out offensive . . . ."
     
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    "Treason doth never prosper, what's the reason?

    For if it prosper, none dare call it treason."

    --- Sir John Harrington, 1561-1612

    FWIW, the last 5 words of that some 400-YO quotation, were taken to form the title of a (c) 1964 6-million+ -plus best-selling paperback book (that, for some "strange" reason, NEVER made it on the NYT's best-seller list!) written by then-lost John A. Stormer.

    In 1965, John A. Stormer received Jesus Christ as his Savior.

    In April, 1966, it was he who was the guest speaker at a Baptist church in Tucson, AZ (1,000 miles away from this not-quite-20 YO's home) that Saturday night when yours truly was transferred from death unto life.
     
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    Good post. Most people don't care enough about history anymore. Most people are sheep. Willing to kill as instructed by their governments without hesitation.
     
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    Patton and McArthur were the first American officers to use army tanks against American citizens on American soil.
     
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    Please enlighten me as to the details. I briefly searched with no luck.
     
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    I grew up being told Patton was silenced for his stance on Russia. Even had a teacher or two say it in the 70's. Surprising this is new to some folks.
     
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    Patton said the Holocaust was a jewish fairy tale. He also had knowledge of Eisenhower's death camps which most people know nothing about.
     
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    "In his letter to Harbord, Patton also revealed his own plans to fight those who were destroying the morale and integrity of the Army and endangering America's future by not opposing the growing Soviet might:

    "It is my present thought . . . that when I finish this job, which will be around the first of the year, I shall resign, not retire, because if I retire I will still have a gag in my mouth . . . I should not start a limited counterattack, which would be contrary to my military theories, but should wait until I can start an all- out offensive . . . ."

    He and Joe McCarthy would have made a good team. He felt so strongly about it that he was willing to forego his military pension for the love of his country. Undoubtedly the thought of dealing with an all out offensive mounted by Patton had everything to do with the conspiracy to kill him.
     
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    Patton and the Bonus Army

    from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonus_Army


    [edit]U.S. Army intervention

    At 4:45 p.m., commanded by Gen. Douglas MacArthur, the 12th Infantry Regiment, Fort Howard, Maryland, and the 3rd Cavalry Regiment, supported by six battle tanks commanded by Maj. George S. Patton, formed in Pennsylvania Avenue while thousands of civil service employees left work to line the street and watch. The Bonus Marchers, believing the troops were marching in their honor, cheered the troops until Patton ordered the cavalry to charge them—an action which prompted the spectators to yell, "Shame! Shame!"
    After the cavalry charged, the infantry, with fixed bayonets and adamsite gas, an arsenical vomiting agent, entered the camps, evicting veterans, families, and camp followers. The veterans fled across the Anacostia River to their largest camp and President Hoover ordered the assault stopped. However Gen. MacArthur, feeling the Bonus March was a Communist attempt to overthrow the U.S. government, ignored the President and ordered a new attack. Fifty-five veterans were injured and 135 arrested.[11] A veteran's wife miscarried. When 12-week-old Bernard Myers died in the hospital after being caught in the tear gas attack, a government investigation reported he died of enteritis, while a hospital spokesman said the tear gas "didn't do it any good."[15]

    During the military operation, Major Dwight D. Eisenhower, later President of the United States, served as one of MacArthur's junior aides.[16] Believing it wrong for the Army's highest-ranking officer to lead an action against fellow American war veterans, he strongly advised MacArthur against taking any public role: "I told that dumb son-of-a-bitch not to go down there," he said later. "I told him it was no place for the Chief of Staff."[17] Despite his misgivings, Eisenhower later wrote the Army's official incident report which endorsed MacArthur's conduct.[18]
     

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