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Award-winning military historian, children’s book author, and proud US Army veteran.
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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.
It is with great sorrow that I report the death of General Harold G. “Hal” Moore. General Moore passed away peacefully in his sleep on February 10, 2017 – a few days shy of his 95th birthday. Ironically, February 10 was his wife’s birthday. I had the incredible honor of writing General Moore’s biography, Hal … More Remembering General Hal Moore
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