It’s a wonderful life. John Manios 91, reflects on his life and his experience in WW II under George Patton. John Manios was born and raised in Chester PA. The son of immigrant grandparents that hailed from Asia Minor as it was recognized back at the turn of the century. He loves to share his stories of his life, especially those of his devotion to his wife Freda of 52 years and during the war where he served under General Patton.