General George S Patton Biography
Patton first saw combat during 1916’s Pancho Villa Expedition, America’s first military action using motor vehicles.
On the western front Patton was one of the first American leaders to understand the importance of armored warfare, a military strategy that would follow him through his military career.
Patton, the famous war-time leader, died not from wounds in battle but rather from a car accident. He died at the age of 60 and he died in a freak accident after the war had been won.
General George S. Patton came form a long line of soldiers.