George S. Patton was WWII's greatest combat general. His armored troops rolled to stunning and important victories in North Africa and Europe. But Patton suffered from dyslexia, he never wore those pearl-handled pistols, and he was even an international contraband smuggler. Maverick historian David Eisenbach uncovers Patton's secrets. Written by
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Eisenbach states that Patton's son-in-law, "Johnny Waters" died in a German hospital of injuries suffered in the unsuccessful attempt to rescue him from a POW camp. Waters, in fact, not only survived but became a four-star general himself and passed away in 1989. See more