International: You Don't Know What You Want

Old Blood & Guts was in Dutch again. Lieut. General George S. Patton Jr., Military Governor of Bavaria, had made a fool of himself and had reflected on the whole U.S. Army by holding a press conference and pooh-poohing efforts to rid Germany of Nazis (TIME. Oct. 1).

He had also impugned the policies and orders of his Supreme Commander, Gen eral of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower, who promptly ordered Patton to retract and sent his political adviser, Robert D. Murphy, to Bavaria to investigate Patton's administration.

Patton called the press in for a...

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