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Target Patton: The Plot to Assassinate General George S. Patton

  • Target Patton: The Plot to Assassinate General George S. Patton

By Robert K. Wilcox

The death of General George S. Patton is shrouded in mystery. While officially the result of an unfortunate car accident, the evidence points to a far more malevolent plot: murder. So says investigative and military journalist Robert K. Wilcox in his book: Target: Patton: The Plot to Assassinate General George S. Patton. Written like a WWII spy thriller and meticulously researched, Target: Patton leads you through that fateful December day in 1945, revealing a chilling plan to assassinate General Patton. Backing up this shocking story with facts, photos, and eyewitness statements, Wilcox reveals long-hidden documents and accounts that explain how secrets Patton knew—and his strong anti–Soviet views—may have cost him his life. Not only does Wilcox reveal how, why, and when, he also names names—exposing little–known stories and secrets of such key players as General "Wild Bill" Donovan, the storied head of the OSS (the predecessor to the CIA); an OSS assassin; an Army intelligence agent; and even Josef Stalin himself. Target: Patton challenges readers to look at the evidence and question the conventional wisdom. After reading it, few will think of General Patton—or the circumstances surrounding his death—in the same way again.

About The Author

Robert K. Wilcox is the award–winning, bestselling non–fiction and novel writer of Scream of Eagles, Wings of Fury and Target:Patton: The plot to assassinate Gen. George S. Patton. His latest book is Target:JFK. The spy who killed Kennedy? In addition to his writing for film and television, he has reported for The New York Times, The New York Post and written for numerous national and international publications including the Miami Herald's Tropic magazine, the Los Angeles Times, and National Geographic. He is a contributor to numerous web publications including Breitbart and American Thinker. He started his career as a reporter and editor for the Miami News. During the Vietnam War he was an Air Force Information Officer. He lives in Los Angeles.

Hardcover: 444 pages
Publisher: Regnery History; Reprint edition (September 9, 2014)
Price: 27.95
ISBN: 9781596985797

Target Patton: The Plot to Assassinate General George S. Patton

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