Killing Patton

Killing Patton

The Strange Death of World War II's Most Audacious General

By Bill O'Reilly; Martin Dugard

Henry Holt & Company, Hardcover, 9780805096682, 352pp.

Publication Date: September 23, 2014


Readers around the world have thrilled to "Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy," and "Killing Jesus"--riveting works of nonfiction that journey into the heart of the most famous murders in history. Now from Bill O'Reilly, anchor of "The O'Reilly Factor," comes the most epic book of all in this multimillion-selling series: "Killing Patton."

General George S. Patton, Jr. died under mysterious circumstances in the months following the end of World War II. For almost seventy years, there has been suspicion that his death was not an accident--and may very well have been an act of assassination. "Killing Patton" takes readers inside the final year of the war and recounts the events surrounding Patton's tragic demise, naming names of the many powerful individuals who wanted him silenced.

About the Author
Bill O'Reilly is the anchor of "The O'Reilly Factor", the highest-rated cable news show in the country. He is the author of many number-one bestselling books, including "Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, Killing Jesus, "and" Killing Patton."

Journalist and sportswriter Martin Dugard has covered adventure racing since its inception. Well known for his reporting of endurance sports events, he is a frequent contributor to "Sports Illustrated, GQ, Esquire, " and other magazines, as well as the author of two previous books. Also a marathoner and triathlete, Dugard is a coholder of the around-the-world speed record. He and his family live in Orange County, California.