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Kemsley Newspapers Ltd. [General Patton at Fern Hill]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06760.24 Author/Creator: Kemsley Newspapers Ltd. Place Written: s.l. Type: Photograph Date: 1945 May 29 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 20.9 x 15.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Photograph of Patton posing at Fern Hill. Copyright stamp on verso.

Background Information:

People: Patton, George S. (George Smith)., 1885-1945

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Military HistoryGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsWorld War II

Sub Era: World War II

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