Books: Five-Star Legend

LUCKY FORWARD (424 pp.)—Robert S. Allen—Vanguard ($5).

George Patton, able General and chronic martinet, stood on the steps of a medieval English manor and sounded off to his staff: "... I mean business when I fight. I don't fight for fun and I won't tolerate anyone on my Staff who does. . . . Ahead of you lies battle. ... It is inevitable for men to be killed and wounded in battle. But there is no reason why such losses should be increased because of the incompetence and carelessness of some stupid son-of-a-bitch. I don't...

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