Diary December 3, 1944
War Diary for Sunday, December 3, 1944:
General George Smith Patton (1885-1945) was the most successful commander of armored forces in history of US Army. Equally, renewed for outspokenness and short temper. ‘Accidental’ death in December 1945 has also become subject of controversy.
Pattons 3rd US Army captures main bridge over river Saar at Saarlautern.
Germany: RAF bombers attacking Hagen and dropping 1,802 t of bombs.