12th Armored Division
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Race to the Rhine


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Patton and the Third Army

After the successful campaign to seal the Colmar Pocket and drive the German enemy from French soil, the Hellcats assumed a role they loved to play—spearheading an Army. During March General George Patton, commander of the Third Army, borrowed the 12th Armored Division from the Seventh Army.