Alexander Patch

War Hero

Birthday November 23, 1889

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Arizona

DEATH DATE Nov 10, 1945 (55)

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Commander of the U.S. 7th Army who fought in German-occupied France during World War II.

Before Fame

He served in World War I as an infantry officer.


He was promoted to Major General at the start of the Pacific campaign in World War II. Later, he was transferred to the European front.

Family Life

He was born to a military commander father on a base in Arizona.

Associated With

He and General Walter Krueger both commanded important campaigns of World War II.