George S. Patton cause of death

George S. Patton's Death

Born (Birthday) November 11, 1885

Death Date December 21, 1945

Age of Death 60 years

Cause of Death Heart Failure

Profession War Hero

The war hero George S. Patton died at the age of 60. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Four-star United States Army general and iconic commander who led a succession of victorious attacks in Italy, France, and Germany during World War II.

He attended the Virginia Military Institute and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

He finished fifth in the pentathlon event at the 1912 Summer Olympic Games.

Personal Life

His grandfather Benjamin Davis Wilson was a politician.

He was portrayed by actor George C. Scott in the 1970 biographical film Patton.

How did George S. Patton die?

General George S. Patton Jr. died as the result of quadriplegia sustained in a car crash in Germany in 1945.

Quotes

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"There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear."

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"Always do everything you ask of those you command."

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"Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory."

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"The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his."

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"If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking."

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