General George S. Patton

“The General George S. Patton Story” is a biographical film about the American general whose victories with the Third Army… read more

“The General George S. Patton Story” is a biographical film about the American general whose victories with the Third Army helped win World War II. As well as battle scenes, archival footage includes post-war scenes, including General Patton’s funeral. A video clip was shown of a speech by General Patton, with an introduction by General Doolittle, in Los Angeles June 10, 1945. Ronald Reagan narrated the film.

This was an episode of “The Big Picture” series, which aired on ABC television from 1951 through 1975. The series focused on historic battles, figures and traditions in U.S. military history. close

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First Aired:
May 28, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 28, 2012

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  • May 28, 2011 | 9:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 28, 2011 | 2:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2011 | 7:27am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2011 | 4:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2011 | 3:27am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 30, 2011 | 5:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 22, 2012 | 10:32am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 22, 2012 | 9:32pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 23, 2012 | 12:32am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 28, 2012 | 5:32pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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