Benjamin Patton

Benjamin Patton, the youngest grandson of WWII's General George S. Patton, just published “Growing Up Patton: Reflections on Heroes, History and Family Wisdom.” The book offers a rare, intimate look at the legendary World War II general and the remarkable legacy that he passed down to his family.

Ben Patton is also a documentary filmmaker who specializes in biographies for individuals and families, as well as documentary-style commercial work. He teaches filmmaking through his I WAS THERE Media Workshops and helps veterans use film as a tool for dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. He lives in New York City.