During his long career as an executive with a major international corporation, Robert Mueller developed a love of travel and an enthusiasm for visiting historic locations. He caught the battlefield bug when, as a child, he visited Gettysburg. Retirement brought him the opportunity to visit and study the battlefields of Europe. He is a member of the Midwest Writers Association and numerous military themed internet forums. Mr Mueller holds advanced degrees in physics and business administration. He served his military service in the US Army Signal Corps during the Vietnam era. Born and raised in Chicago, Mr Mueller and his wife now live in one of its north-west suburbs. They have three children and two grandchildren.
2014 USA Best Book Award Winner in the Military History Category2014 Reader Views First Place Award in Travel Category2014 Military Writers Society of America Bronze Medal for Military Reference2014 Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalist Award2014 Foreword Reviews' INDIEFAB Book of the Year Finalist in the War & Military Category2015 Independent Publisher Book Awards Bronze Medal for Best Regional Non-fiction - Europe The book is a remarkable tribute to the sacrifice made by American soldiers and by their counterpart, the allied troops. - Richard R. Blake, Reader Views comprehensive reference and resource, as fascinating to armchair travelers as it is useful to tourists interested in seeing the battlefield firsthand. - Midwest Book Review Weve seen them all in the movies, but theres nothing quite like standing on one of the famous World War II battlefields in France to really understand what soldiers went through. And if youre going to go, theres probably no better primer on the subject to take with you than this new book by Robert Mueller. - Kevin Wierzbicki, Campus Circle This is an excellent historical reference book to be used in the enrichment of your travels to these historical sites. - Dick Geschke, Military Writers Society of America