Book of the Month, September 2007
"This book is highly recommended for Marines and baseball fans alike ... meticulously researched, wonderfully written and very well organized ... [author Bill Nowlin] gets all the details right." -- Leatherneck Magazine
"...an exceptionally in-depth record of [Ted William's] career featuring many interviews with fellow servicemen from both WWII and the Korean War...an outstanding job...the book works very well on both the baseball and military level." -- Baseball in Wartime Newsletter, October, 2007
"Ted Williams at War...make(s) one feel good about a man who answered his country's call, not once but twice, during the pinnacle of his professional career. I highly recommend this book to all Marines...I have no doubt that many Marines will read and enjoy it." -- Marine Corps Gazette
About the Author
Bill Nowlin is the author or editor of more than 30 books about Ted Williams and/or the Boston Red Sox, including 521: The Story of Ted Williams' Home Runs; The Kid: Ted Williams in San Diego; Blood Feud: The Red Sox, the Yankees, and the Struggle of Good versus Evil; Mr. Red Sox: The Johnny Pesky Story; Red Sox Threads;
and The 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox: Pandemonium on the Field
. He served for nearly 10 years as the editor of publications for the Ted Williams Museum, and was elected in 2004 as Vice President of the Society for American Baseball Research. Bill is co-founder of Rounder Records of Massachusetts.