U.S. At War: Reassurance

Somewhere in North Africa, tough, profane Lieut. General George S. ("Old Blood and Guts") Patton Jr. found time to answer a fan letter from ready-to-fight Bill (no kin) Patton, 10, of El Paso, Tex. Wrote the General: "Dear Bill ... I certainly hope that by the time you grow up we will be in a period of peace time, but you can be sure that during your lifetime there will be more wars. . . ."


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