Here’s a quick look at what’s on the horizon for 2019 and 2020. 1. American Armor in the Pacific. The latest installment in the Casemate Illustrated series. This volume is a tanker’s tour-de-force of the armor battles in the Pacific Theater. 2. Danger Forward: The Forgotten Wars of General Paul F. Gorman. Hero of the … More On the Horizon…
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
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
Upcoming projects set for release (or scheduled for completion) in 2017-19: Hal Moore on Leadership. Anticipated release: Independence Day 2017. World War II Night Before Christmas. My second children’s book. Written in verse, this satirical rendition of “The Night Before Christmas” features Santa Claus visiting the Allied troops at Bastogne during the Battle of the … More Upcoming Projects: 2017-2019
The Christmas Day edition of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser featured this headline in their Lifestyle and Entertainment section. Special thanks to Nancy Arcanya for the great interview and write-up.
Today, we mourn the loss of a true American hero. John Glenn distinguished himself as a Marine pilot in World War II and Korea. A decorated fighter pilot, his wingman was none other than baseball legend, Ted Williams. Continuing his service into the 1950s, he was later selected as one of the original “Mercury 7” … More Remembering John Glenn