Award-winning author D.M. Giangreco is a former editor of the U.S. Army's professional journal, Military Review, and the author of numerous books about military affairs, including War in Korea, 1950-1953; Delta: America's Elite Counterterrorist Force (with Terry A. Griswold); Eyewitness D-Day: Firsthand Accounts from the Landing at Normandy to the Liberation of Paris (with Kathryn Moore); and Eyewitness Pacific Theater: Firsthand Accounts of the War in the Pacific from Pearl Harbor to the Atomic Bomb (with John T. Kuehn). He was also coauthor of Eyewitness Vietnam: Firsthand Accounts from Operation Rolling Thunder to the Fall of Saigon (with Donald L. Gilmore). Most recently, Giangreco was awarded the Moncado Prize by the Society for Military History for his article "Casualty Projects for the U.S. Invasions of Japan, 1945-1946: Planning and Policy Implications." His "Special Forces: The History Behind America's New Front-line Fighters" was the cover story of the November 2002 issue of American Heritage.
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I had previously purchased 4 hard covers for my veterans group and we added 2 more so I ordered them and received soft covers, same information but a little displeased with the... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Harvey L. Royal
This made a wonderful Army BCT graduation gift for my youngest brother. It could use an update, though- it's nearly a decade old.Published 5 months ago by veldt
I set out to find the perfect gift for my grandson who is currently in the U.S. Army. I wanted this particular book however I was hesitant because I wanted a hardcover book. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Mesmereyes
This book took me by surprise. I actually said a complimentary "wow" when I took it out of the box. It's huge, heavy, and full of history and great pictures.Published on April 24, 2013 by D. Alexander
I initially bought this book for my grandsons as a gift. After it was delivered I leafed through it and immediately ordered myself a copy. It is a substantial and fascinating read. Read morePublished on February 9, 2012 by Gary G. Hess