Introduction - Chronology - Enlistment - Training - Appearance and equipment - Everyday life - A typical wartime combat tour - Colour plate commentary - Museums - Collecting - Re-enactment - Index
Robert Philip Hargis was born December 7 1959, and gained his BA in History from California State University San Bernadino. He currently works as a High School teacher, teaching United States History and Western Civilization. A militaria collector for over 25 years, he also has a close involvement in living history presentations. He is married with two children, and lives in California. Velimir Vuksic is a talented and experienced military illustrator and author, whose published work covers a wide variety of periods, conflicts and armies. He has worked for numerous magazines over the years, including Military Illustrated. A native of Croatia, Velimir has also served in the armed forces, as a paratrooper.
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