General patton through a glass, darkly the patton society general george s. The speech he gave in the movie is a pretty decent, though not entirely accurate, rendition of the speech patton actually gave on more than one occasion. Blood and guts are terms that fit george patton like a proverbial glove, and author. What if every truck driver decided that he didnt like the whine of the shells and. The general had 41 years of total dedication to the study of war, wrote dietrich, adding.
General patton s speech to troops made before dday is persuasive. The speech was delivered as a motivational device by patton. Patton and the third army 1960 documentary film 25894 duration. Rhetorical analysis of pattons speech 1547 words bartleby. Remembering the patton speech that helped win the war. Pat ton to troops of the united states third army in 1944, prior to the allied invasion of france. This makes the soldiers feel safe and can trust general patton and their fellow comrades. Scotts rendition of the speech was highly sanitized so as not to offend too many. His voice was actually rather high, certainly not the gravelly bass of george c. Patton 18851945 was a highranking wwii general, who led the u. It was around this time that a reporter, after hearing a speech where patton said that it took.
The present analysis examines the discourse used by general george patton in a motivational speech from world war ii, given to the third army on june 5th, 1944, before the allied invasion of france. Pep talk to troops on dday england, may 17, 1944 george patton. This speech is modeled after an actual speech patton. The real general george patton essay 2919 words bartleby. Speech analysis the speech made by manal al sharif called a saudi woman who dared to drive is presented in a ted conference technology, environment, and design which is a global set of. In four pages communications analysis of kings famous 1963 speech is presented in a consideration of the speech s structure, orga.
General patton s speech to the third army was given on june 5, 1944, in the united kingdom on the eve of the allied invasion of europe national endowment for the humanities, n. This is a rhetorical analysis of lieutenant general george s. What if every truck driver suddenly decided that he didnt like the whine of those. Recordings from world war i and the 1920 election, 19181920. The real general george patton world war ii was the most destructive war in history. He told his soldiers, untested in battle, they would have no hesitation. It was a very successful speech given to the troops of the united states third army in 1944. The famous speech delivered by one of the most controversial generals in.
Patton s speec h to the third army was a series o f speech es given b y general geor g e s. Province, who compiled it from innumerable sources. This famous speech was given to the soldiers under his command. Patton speech to 3rd army june 5, 1944 author administrator posted on april 12, 2017 april 12, 2017 categories economy, politics, social issues tags patton 39 comments on general george s. An analysis of general george smith patton s military. I want you to remember that no poor bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. It was a very successful speech given to the troops of the united states third army in 1944 before the invasion of france.
November 11, 1885 december 21, 1945 was a general of the. Im currently reading the book, war as i knew it which is made up entirely from patton s diary and put together by george patton jr. The speech was delivered on june 5th, 1944, the eve of the allied invasion of france. General george s patton jnr 18851945 francis ford cuppolas film, patton, has helped to promote an ongoing interest in the life and contributions of general george smith patton,jr. No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country quote. Patton speech before dday 6544 wwii dday was the invasion of europe 6644. General george s patton talks about excellent job done by the third army during w. Armagh, northern ireland, united kingdom, spring 1944 wilcox undertook extensive research and claimed that several u. General patton puts emphasis on the word we this creates a feeling of unity and that they are going into this war together. General george s patton jnr poems by the famous poet. Analysis of general pattons speech made before dday essay sample.
The first part presents the background, the second the speech. But it was not just a speech, it was a performance. Patton and rhetoric analysis 1 this clip is from the 1970s francis ford coppola film, patton. Rhetorical analysis of pattons speech 982 words bartleby. Patton is believed to have said these lines in the version of the speech he delivered to the 3rd armys 6th armored division on may 31, 1944, but not in the june 5 version of his speech. What if every truck driver suddenly decided that he didnt like the whine of. It began in 1939 as a european conflict between germany and a british and french alliance, but eventually included most.
Analysis of general pattons speech made before dday. This thirdperson account of the speech comes from the unknown patton by charles m. Men, this stuff some sources sling around about america wanting to stay out of the war and not wanting to fight is a lot of baloney. This selection, taken from the unknown patton, a biography by charles m.
This speech contains language that may be considered offensive. General patton s speech to the third army was given on june 5, 1944, the eve of the allied invasion of europe. After one of my lectures on the subject of general patton, i spoke with a. Behind the platform stood general pattons guard of honor. Btw, the real patton did not sound anything like the george. George patton pep talk to troops on dday transcript. Patton did employ this line in more than one speech. Known for his rousing speeches and military triumphs, general george s. The spee ches were intended to motivate the inexperienced third army for its pending combat duty. Patton 18851945 are part of a larger collection of patton papers available for research use onsite in the manuscript. Province, deals with the memorable speech by general george patton. Scott in the opening scene of the 1970 film patton.
This speech has become part of american culture, due in great part to george c. Arvin combs gives the speech from the movie patton. The tone, manner, and content of pattons speech are very different from that of joshua. Rhetorical analysis of george pattons speech 1657 words. This analysis examines one of the most famous speeches given during. Now, i want you to remember that no bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. By the use of sound bites, macho rhetoric, empathy, emotive. Scott plays the unforgettable wwii general, george patton. The speech as patton s officers liked to call it, was full of blood and guts as well as plenty of cussing for effect. An overview of general patton s famous speech in the united america. Rhetorical analysis of pattons speech 982 words 4 pages.1252 665 1379 280 353 913 1573 948 1124 530 1420 850 733 1274 1054 1494 1454 886 1170 73 384 729 1427 557 1204 212 181 511 1168 421 75 745 761