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originally posted by: seagull
a reply to: ColeYounger
There's probably more than a little truth to that.
As an Army group commander, he had no little access to information that many would not. Yes, he knew exactly what was happening, I suspect. Or at the least, an informed suspicion.
Was he killed as a result? There's no knowing for sure. Those involved, if there were any, are dead. Or will not talk.
Patton had many enemies. Not all of them wore the uniform of the Wehrmacht.
This period of time was a dark, dark time. Deals were made that in more ordinary times would never have been dreamed of. This is why the press should never, ever be silenced... There's a lesson in here somewhere.