History of War

TALES OF VALOUR

Source: Peter Snow is a highly respected journalist, author and broadcaster, while Ann MacMillan has had an extensive career in Canadian broadcasting and journalism

Despite his father’s connections to Al Capone, O’Hare became the US Navy’s first flying ace and was also its first recipient of the Medal of Honor during WWII

“HIS DAD WAS MOWED DOWN ON THE STREETS OF CHICAGO BY CAPONE’S MEN AND POOR OLD BUTCH DIED IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC ”

WHAT WAS THE IDEA BEHIND WAR STORIES, AND WHOSE IDEA WAS IT TO CO-WRITE THE BOOK?

Our publisher said to me, “You should do some more military writing. How about doing it about 50 battles?” and I said, “Well, we could do but I like writing about people.” Ann then came into it. What came out of it were 34 people in all sorts of

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