General George S. Patton Surprised Dwight Eisenhower With His Sense Of Humor.

by Daniel Russ on December 20, 2012

 

 General George S. Patton

Allied High Commander General Dwight Eisenhower sent a message to General George S. Patton on March 2nd 1945:  ” Bypass the city of Trier because it would require four divisions to take it.”

 

Patton answered: “Have already taken it with two divisions, Shall I give it back?”

 

 

 

Sources: Military Anecdotes by Geoffrey Regan, Carlton Books. 1992

 

 

 

 

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