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Bill Mauldin NYWTS.jpg   If you're a leader, you don't push wet spaghetti, you pull it. The U.S. Army still has to learn that. The British understand it. Patton understood it. I always admired Patton. Oh, sure, the stupid bastard was crazy. He was insane. He thought he was living in the Dark Ages. Soldiers were peasants to him. I didn't like that attitude, but I certainly respected his theories and the techniques he used to get his men out of their foxholes.

~ Bill Mauldin ~

  Patton speaking with Lt. Col. Lyle Bernard, at Brolo, circa 1943.jpg