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Author Topic: General George Patton  (Read 1361 times)

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General George Patton
« on: 20 April, 2009, 03:06:41 PM »
Why was General George Patton not buried in the United States?

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Re: General George Patton
« Reply #1 on: 20 April, 2009, 03:12:28 PM »
It was at his request.

"General Patton requested to be buried among his men. He did not state any specific location. His wife, Beatrice Patton, given the choice of several cemeteries, chose Luxembourg, possibly because the Third Army had been headquartered there."

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