‘Tanks in Hell’ takes you inside a Pacific firestorm

originally published on War is Boring  Sherman Tanks Battled Banzai Charges at Tarawa ‘Tanks in Hell’ takes you inside a Pacific firestorm by ROBERT BECKHUSEN This article was sponsored by Open Road Media. “Once inside, a man quickly found that you could not be claustrophobic and serve in a tank,” Oscar Gilbert and Romain Cansiere … More ‘Tanks in Hell’ takes you inside a Pacific firestorm

A Tale of Daring Courage: A HANDFUL OF HARD MEN

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON BIZNEWS.COM The traditional view on those that tend to ignore history is that they’re set to repeat it. But in Simon Reader’s assessment of Hannes Wessels’ book – A Handful of Hard Men – one of the conclusions is that history is unkind to those who insult it by attempting to defend … More A Tale of Daring Courage: A HANDFUL OF HARD MEN

Rave Reviews for Casemate’s Kleinkrieg

We are so proud to share the warm regards and excellent book reviews we have received for Casemate’s new book, Kleinkrieg: The German Experience with Guerrilla Wars, from Clausewitz to Hitler  by Charles D. Melson which was published earlier this month. Charles D. Melson was the Chief Historian for the U.S. Marine Corps, at the Marine … More Rave Reviews for Casemate’s Kleinkrieg

“Slay Dragons, do noble deeds and never, never give up.”

You can read history, you can learn about history, or, like Lt. Col. Robert Brown, you can make history.   The magazine he created, Soldier of Fortune has, since 1975, chronicled a shifting, no-holds-barred shadowy world of mercenaries fighting Communism and terrorism. Brown calls it “Hardcore participatory journalism”. That is putting it mildly. Now available in paperback … More “Slay Dragons, do noble deeds and never, never give up.”

Upcoming Events for NAM SENSE Author Art Wiknik

Arthur Wiknik’s memoir NAM SENSE – Surviving the Vietnam War with the 101st Airborne Division has been on the market for several years and it continues to resonate with a wide range of readers as well as being recognized by the entertainment industry.  Based on the strength of NAM SENSE, in 2008 Arthur provided filmed … More Upcoming Events for NAM SENSE Author Art Wiknik

Ed and Cathy Gilbert awarded Presidential Service Center’s Distinguished Service Medal

Casemate is proud to announce that authors Ed and Cathy Gilbert were recently awarded the Presidential Service Center’s Distinguished Service Medal. Presidential Service began with the American military, in the late 1700’s, as military aides and other positions.  In the 1880’s The US Navy requested of President Rutherford B. Hayes, to open a “mess,” (or restaurant) which … More Ed and Cathy Gilbert awarded Presidential Service Center’s Distinguished Service Medal

Colorado’s Soldier of Fortune, the true story

Casemate  Author Vann Spencer sat down recently with  Josh Hosler,   for the Colorado Springs Gazette, to discuss I AM SOLDIER OF FORTUNE and Colonel Robert Brown, the man who  started it all. Story originally featured January 31, 2016 in Colorado Gazette     GUEST COLUMN: Colorado’s Soldier of Fortune, the true story By: Josh Hosler January 31, 2016 Updated: … More Colorado’s Soldier of Fortune, the true story

HELICOPTERS AT WAR! VOL.1 BY THE DAKOTA HUNTER

Feature photo: Russian Attack Helicopters  can take the looks of a huge ugly monster: As a variation on the Flying Tigers Shark Mouth nose art, this chopper has Dracula style fangs on its rear, giving it the looks of a menacing mechanical cockroach that escaped from an SF film. Around 1480,  before he painted the Universal … More HELICOPTERS AT WAR! VOL.1 BY THE DAKOTA HUNTER

REMEMBERING VETERANS ON VETERANS DAY 2015: A VIETNAM VETERAN TELLS HIS TALE

The Honorable Allen Clark, a decorated combat veteran who lost both legs in Vietnam, has written two books that capture the Vietnam war perfectly and his challenging journey home. His book Valor in Vietnam, 1963-1977 Chronicles of Honor, Courage and Sacrifice should be on the shelf of every graduate of military colleges at all levels. … More REMEMBERING VETERANS ON VETERANS DAY 2015: A VIETNAM VETERAN TELLS HIS TALE