“Great military leaders have always possessed undaunted courage. History abounds with stories of leaders who have dared to do those things which their opponents never would dream they would.”
General Alexander M. Patch (1889 to 1945)
Alexander McCarrell Patch was a senior United States Army officer who fought in both World War I and World War II, rising to rank of General. During World War II he commanded US Army and US Marine Corps forces during the Guadalcanal Campaign, and the US Seventh Army on the Western Front.