Monday, March 20, 2017

General George S. Patton's Willie

General George S. Patton’s dog, Willie, on the day of Patton’s death in Bad Nauheim, Germany on December 21st, 1945.

Willie was named after William the Conquerer. After Patton died in a car wreck, Willie was sent home to the United States, and lived the rest of his life with the General's wife and daughters.

There is a statue of Patton and Willie at the General Patton Memorial Museum in Chiriaco Summit, California.

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