Gen. Patton – Casablanca – And a Badge from the Sultan


Paul was in attendance at the Casablanca Conference – A Sultan took a badge off  one of the guards pictured on the stairs and gave it to Platoon Sgt. Paul Andert. The badge is displayed on the cover of Paul’s book- “Unless You have Been There.”

Paulsbadgefromsultan      Scan_Pic0325                       “General Patton kept us mad all the time. It was that anger that enabled us to win the war. General Patton was a louse, but he was OUR louse,” said Paul Andert



Allied leaders (from left) French General Henri Giraud, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, French General Charles de Gaulle, and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill at the Casablanca Conference, January 1943.

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