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Award-winning author, military historian, and US Army veteran.
“Audentis Fortuna Iuvat”
The definitive photographic biography of Harold G. Moore – illustrated with more than 300 Color and B&W photographs. From his baptism by fire in the Korean War to his iconic leadership at the Battle of Ia Drang, Hal Moore remains one of the greatest battlefield commanders of the 20th Century. Famously portrayed by Mel Gibson … More Hal Moore: A Life in Pictures
T’was the night before Christmas, when along the frontlines… Announcing the release of my second children’s book, WORLD WAR II NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS. Written in verse, this rendition of “The Night Before Christmas” tells the story of Santa’s surprise visit to the American GIs on the frontlines of Bastogne, Christmas Eve 1944. Beautifully-illustrated by renowned … More World War II Night Before Christmas
New Book! Coming May 2018. “The Most Famous American General You’ve Never Heard of…” A 1948 West Point graduate, Donn Starry entered the officer ranks during the inaugural years of the Cold War. Although he missed combat in World War II and Korea, he became one of the most influential commanders of the Vietnam War. … More Crusader: General Donn Starry and the Army of His Times
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