Synopsis by Sally Barber
Patton: Old Blood and Guts profiles the life and career of General George Smith Patton Jr., one of the most important military figures of the 20th century. From his childhood dreams of glory to his education at West Point to his service in Mexico in 1917 and dramatic victories during World War II, the video examines Patton's personality and his outstanding talents as a military strategist whose work significantly influenced the outcome of the Second World War. Nicknamed "Old Blood and Guts" in 1945, this film examines Patton's crowning achievements and his place in history. Actor Walter Matthau introduces the biography and President Ronald Reagan narrates.
career, General, military