Welcome to the homepage of author Mike Guardia.
Award-winning author, military historian, and US Army veteran.
“Audentis Fortuna Iuvat”
From Normandy to Iwo Jima. Harrowing tales of combat…as told by the men who lived it.During World War II, the US military drew some 16 million men into its ranks. They came from nearly every walk of life – farmers, tradesmen, teachers, lawyers, and even Hollywood celebrities. But whether they came from the wheat fields … More NEW BOOK: “The Combat Diaries”
Combat leadership in action. From Korea to Vietnam…from Nicaragua to the Iron Curtain. August 27, 1966: The men of 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry were standing strong in the face of enemy fire. For the past thirty-six hours, they had beaten back a relentless wave of enemy assaults. Two days earlier, the Viet Cong had attacked … More NEW BOOK – “Danger Forward”
This September, I was named “Author of the Year” for 2021 by the Military Writers Society of America (MWSA). I’m honored to have even been considered for this award. MWSA is an amazing organization of writers, poets, and visual artists who are dedicated to preserving the stories of America’s veterans. Many MWSA members are veterans … More Author of the Year
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