The Battle of An Loc by James Wilbanks

Here is a review I wrote on the book “The Battle of An Loc” by James Wilbanks for the Military History Book Club. A must have book for anyone with an interest in Viet-Nam. This is a very good read. The Battle of An Loc was a major battle of the Vietnam War that lasted… Continue reading The Battle of An Loc by James Wilbanks

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Dan O’Brien’s latest project: Mobsters, Monsters & Nazis

Well, the time has come to announce Dan O’Brien’s latest project: Mobsters, Monsters & Nazis: a collaboration between Dan O’Brien and Steve Ferchaud, who illustrated Conspirators of the Lost Sock Army and the Loose Change Collection Agency. What I am revealing today is the sketches for some of the interior illustrations (which will be black and white)… Continue reading Dan O’Brien’s latest project: Mobsters, Monsters & Nazis

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East Texas Christian Writer Conference Take-Aways #ETCWC

‪#‎ETCWC‬ Take away #1 – The conference provides you with the kind of classroom session experience you can’t get anywhere else (even if you go back to school). It provides it from an evangelical Christian world-view. ‪#‎ETCWC‬ Take away #2 – You get to network with like-minded people and even get one-on-one time with instructors,… Continue reading East Texas Christian Writer Conference Take-Aways #ETCWC

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Poem: Basketball

Basketball He fakes it He takes it He makes it! Jimmie Aaron Kepler January 26, 2011 Photo Source:  Photo taken by Daniel Arizpe [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons Description English: Cypress Springs H.S. v.s Katy Taylor H.S. The Berry Center hosted the playoff game. Date: 21 February 2007

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We Were Soldiers Once and Young by General Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway

There is a movie based on this book. I read the book first and was surprised when I saw the movie. They had left out the second battle. It was a battle that was just as bloody as the first, but without LTC Moore commanding. General Moore and Joseph Galloway have written a fine book.… Continue reading We Were Soldiers Once and Young by General Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway

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Poem: Born during the Korean War

Born during the Korean War Born during the Korean War, Raised in the 1950s and 1960s Stay at home mom and hard working dad They gave us a better chance than they ever had. And were glad they did, but never told them. Eisenhower was president when we started school, Boys wore flat-tops, tee-shirts, and… Continue reading Poem: Born during the Korean War

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How the North Won: A Military History of the Civil War by Herman Hattaway and Archer Jones

How the North Won: A Military History of the Civil War by Herman Hattaway and Archer Jones is a scholarly look at the Civil War. Hattaway and Jones have produced a great book on Civil War logistics, planning, and administration. They authors seem to focus more on the logistics and strategy side over the tactical… Continue reading How the North Won: A Military History of the Civil War by Herman Hattaway and Archer Jones

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