Seventy Years Later, They Confused Him With A Pickup Truck

In the recent Wall Street Journal book review for Making ‘Patton’, the reviewer coins a new nickname for General George S. Patton:

Offstage, but ever present, is Gen. George S. Patton, “Old Guts and Glory,” the very real figure behind the semi-fictional Hollywood concoction.

General George S. Patton was nicknamed Old Blood and Guts.

Old Guts and Glory? I think that’s Sam Elliot.

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