Born on April 25, 1910, he died of cancer in Alexandria, Virginia, on February 15, 1997.
He was a 1931 graduate of the United States Military Academy.
He is buried with a number of family members, incuding his wife, his father and his mother in Section 30 of Arlington National Cemetery. His wife, Bessie Gardner Krueger (24 October 1907-10 July 1991) is buried with him.
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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