“Tony Hirashiki was simply one of the best television cameramen to cover the Vietnam War. His soaring video, often acquired only at great personal risk, gave wings to even the most mundane narration. For those of us who worked with him he was also a source of gentleness and joy in a place where both … More A Vietnam War Cameraman Reflects on ‘The Television War’
Richard J. Rinaldo is a Vietnam War veteran and a Distinguished Service Cross recipient. Keep reading to learn about his early life, his inspiration for collecting the stories featuring in Courage in Combat, and his thoughts on courage in today’s military in the interview below.
At Casemate, we have had the unique opportunity to publish stories about the courage and accomplishments of women in the military. On International Women’s Day, we are honored to share the experiences of the following three women and their incredible sacrifices in war. Jessica Goodell Jess Goodell enlisted in the Marines immediately after graduating from high school … More International Women’s Day
The concept of a single-man tankette was born in a garage. Royal Engineer Major Giffard Le Quesne Martel worked on the tactical development of tanks during WW1. Even after the war, Martel never stopped theorizing about the future of tank warfare: what’s next? How can I improve what’s already available? Where do we go from … More A Brief History of Red Army Tankettes
We are excited to announce that Special Forces Berlin: Clandestine Cold War Operation of the US Army’s Elite, 1956-1990 is now available from Casemate Publishers! Written by former member James Stejskal, Special Forces Berlin tells the little known and highly classified story of a US Army Special Forces detachment that was covertly stationed in Berlin, Germany from 1956 … More Now Available: Special Forces Berlin
Dan Daly is a Vietnam War Swift Boat veteran and the author of White Water Red Hot Lead: On Board U.S. Navy Swift Boats in Vietnam. Keep reading to learn about his life, his inspiration for writing this book, and much more in his interview below.
We are excited to announce that three of Casemate’s titles have been selected as finalists for the 2016 Army Historical Foundation Distinguished Writing Awards. The AHF Distinguished Writing Awards program was established in 1997 to recognize authors who make a significant contribution to the literature on U.S. Army history. To celebrate the nomination, we’re offering 25% … More Three Casemate Books Selected as Award Finalists!