Killing Patton Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard

Killing Patton

By Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard

  • Release Date: 2014-09-23
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Description

Readers around the world have thrilled to Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, and Killing Jesus--riveting works of nonfiction that journey into the heart of the most famous murders in history. Now from Bill O’Reilly, anchor of The O’Reilly Factor, comes the most epic book of all in this multimillion-selling series: Killing Patton.

General George S. Patton, Jr. died under mysterious circumstances in the months following the end of World War II. For almost seventy years, there has been suspicion that his death was not an accident--and may very well have been an act of assassination. Killing Patton takes readers inside the final year of the war and recounts the events surrounding Patton’s tragic demise, naming names of the many powerful individuals who wanted him silenced.

Reviews

  • Fact not speculation

    4
    By Terence P
    I enjoyed the book immensely. The writings, the interviews, and the Hollywood treatment could't begin to provide the narrative presented here. The only area detracting from my enjoyment was the "conspiracy" element. It was certainly spun that way. I understand the repeated close calls would have led anyone to question why. O'Reilly took it several steps beyond that. Was it a conspiracy or simply not researched deeply enough?
  • Amazing!

    5
    By tommyarnott
    So much information. I couldn't put this book down. I've read other books from the killing series, this one is my favorite. If you like learning about WWII you will love this book!
  • Killing Patton by Bill O'Reilly

    3
    By D.Bunker
    This dime store pop history reads as he talks -- smug, brusque & rude. Very little new material here when it cried for more. The book wanders off topic for several wasted chapters and left me disappointed. Based on this, I wouldn't buy another O'Reilly book.
  • Killing Patton

    5
    By CharleyFCA
    Excellent read. Educational and a plethora of information.
  • Historically accurate and enjoyable read

    5
    By Semper Fi Mac
    I really enjoyed this book. Great read for any WWII enthusiast.
  • Great Book

    5
    By love16273729
    Great read and history lesson. 1/2 the people won't like him but war is war. You fight to win not to be nice.
  • Well done

    4
    By 5683deltium
    The details of Patton's life and that of the other key figures and battles in his life are quite illuminating and exciting to read about. A very enjoyable book indeed. Thank you.
  • Army brat! Fort Knox

    5
    By DrBEK,DDS
    Did you ever get to a place in a book and begin to read slower because you knew it was giong to end and you did’t want that to happen? That is this book. Thank you Bil, et al.
  • Riveting Read About the End of WWII

    5
    By Bfwiii
    I couldn't put down this enjoyable and easy to read account of the conclusion of World War II. While the title suggests a singular focus on the colorful and beloved George S. Patton, the authors provide interesting context on every major figure in the war effort. Am I the only one that envisions George C. Scott's face when I read about Patton?
  • Terrible

    1
    By ApartmentHunting
    Don't bother.