This was a recent insightful presentation by the brilliant historian, Victor Davis Hanson at Hillsdale College. It is an hour long so watch it when you have time, If Patton and other WW II, generals interest you. Hanson presents Patton's genius attributes and his flaws.
"Always go straight forward, and if you meet the devil, cut him in two and go between the pieces." (William Sturgis, clipper ship captain, 1830s.)