The son of Lutz Wahl, he was born on October 15, 1895. He graduated from West Point in 1917 and served in World War II with the 79th Division Artillery.
He died on March 24, 1981 and was buried among other family members in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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