History Happy Hour Encore Episode 182: General George Patton
Guest: Kevin Hymel
Sunday, January 28, 2024
This week on History Happy Hour: In this encore episode, Chris and Rick welcome back fellow Stephen Ambrose Tours historian and Patton expert Kevin Hymel to talk about the second volume of his Patton Trilogy, Patton's War: An American General's Combat Leadership, Volume 2: August–December 1944.
We'll be covering the period starting when Patton took command of the 3rd Army. It includes his race against France, the closing of the Falaise pocket, and the successful effort to relieve Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge.
A deep dive into the most incredible six months of Patton’s career – Sunday at 4PM Eastern on History Happy Hour, where history is always on tap.