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Friday 21st of December 1945

75 years ago It Was a Hell of a Way to Die

War leader George Smith Patton aka Old Blood and Guts dies of pulmonary edema and congestive heart failure at the age of 60 in US Army Meddac Hospital, Freiburger Str. 2, Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Patton had been thrown forward and smashed his head into a metal part when the Cadillac Model 75 he was sitting in crashed into a 2 1/2 ton military truck on a pheasant hunting trip on 8 December.