On August 1st, Patton’s Third Army finally becomes operational. American armored forces tear through western France, moving faster, seizing more territory, and killing more enemies than any other army in history. Patton is denied a complete victory at the battle of Falaise Gap when his superiors order him to stop before completely trapping an entire German Army. But soon Patton is back to racing east across France at record speed. By August 23rd, the Third Army has reached the outskirts of Paris, but Patton is denied the glory of liberating the city when the Free French Army is chosen instead to enter the city first. After crossing the Seine river, Patton’s men engage in heavy street fighting in the city of Troyes and by the end of August they advance to within 60 miles of the German border.
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