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Award-winning author, military historian, and US Army veteran.
“Audentis Fortuna Iuvat”
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
I’m happy to announce that The Fires of Babylon: Eagle Troop and the Battle of 73 Easting was named a Finalist at this year’s International Book Awards. Special thanks goes to the troopers of 73 Easting who graciously gave me their time and memories. Without their help and enthusiastic cooperation, this book would never have … More “Fires of Babylon” named a Finalist at the 2017 International Book Awards.
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