Christopher (Moon) Mullins

A former paratrooper with service in the 82nd Airborne Division, Long Range Recon (F Co 51st Inf), and 5th Special Forces Comms Support (B-Team), Christopher (Moon) Mullins retired from the US Army in 2000 after 20 years. He holds an Associate's Degree from Georgia Military College as well as Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in IT from Kaplan University. Moon's first book, published in 2016 was book about his father's service in World War II titled, Lucky Mullins, available on Amazon.com. He is the editor for ARGunners Online Magazine, working with Casemate Publishing, Pen and Sword, Osprey, Oxford Press, and independent publishers as well. Moon recently published his third book, The History of the 82nd Signal Battalion in WWI and WWII. Chris is married to Bhavna Mullins and they make their home in Buford, Georgia, USA.

REVIEW: Stauffenberg – Symbol of Resistance – The Man who almost killed Hitler

Wolfgang’s book covers the story of Colonel Stauffenberg’s plot to overthrow Hitler’s regime and his assassination attempt on Hitler. A conspiracy that started early in World War II but did not come to fruition until late in the war. It begs the question: Was the attempt too late to have had any impact on the …

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REVIEW: Images of War – Japan Triumphant: The Far East Campaign 1941-1942

The Japanese armed forces of 1941 and 1942 were a devastating, nearly unstoppable assault force in the Pacific and Asian Theaters of War. During a six-month period between December 1941 and May 1942 the Japanese Imperial Army, Navy, and Air Force conquered most of South-East Asia and much of the Pacific. These coordinated campaigns resulted …

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REVIEW: Secret War- The Story of SOE-Britain’s wartime sabotage organization

Nigel’s book details the foundation and early years of the British Special Operations Executive (SOE) created in 1940. This organization has always been shrouded in secrecy due to the nature of its wartime and peacetime objectives. Formed during WWII it was instrumental in inserting men deep into enemy territory in the European, South-East Asia, Middle …

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REVIEW: Heroes of Telemark – Sabotaging Hitler’s atomic bomb, Norway 1942-44

Osprey Publishing, Raid Series of Books, Raid 50. Author – David Greentree. David’s book provides a very detailed accounting of events leading up, during, and after the raid that crippled the Nazi Regime’s heavy water producing plant in Vemork Norway.  British Intelligence was able to recruit and employee numerous Norwegian Operatives that were instrumental in …

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REVIEW: Stirling’s Desert Triumph – The SAS Egyptian Airfield Raids 1942

Osprey Publishing, Raid Series of Books, Raid 49. Author – Gavin Mortimer and Illustrator Peter Dennis Gavin’s book details the Assault of key German Airfields and supply lines in North Africa during WWII by Stirling’s SAS desert warfare specialists. The British SAS and Long Range Desert Group (Also a SAS extension) conducted a series of …

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REVIEW: Storming Monte La Difensa – The First Special Service Force at the Winter Line 1943

Osprey Publishing, Raid Series of Books, Raid 48. Author – Bret Werner. Illustrator- Peter Dennis Bret’s book details the history and most famous battle of the First Special Service Force at Monte La Difensa in Italy during WWII. A legendary raid the cemented 1st Special Forces in legend and history. Formed in the early stages …

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REVIEW: Images of War – US Airborne Divisions 1942-2018

Michael’s book and the images provided detail the stories, history and tragedies of the US Airborne Divisions during the period 1942-1945. He also provides a thorough research of the development of the TO&E for these units. As an experienced paratrooper I look at this aspect with a certain amount of individual skepticism. Not due to …

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REVIEW: Take These Men – Tank Warfare with the Desert Rats

Cyril’s book, originally published in 1955, here republished in 2019 is a frank and candid look at the nuisances of tank warfare in North Africa during World War II. This story was written from the perspective of a tank squadron commander of the 7th Armored Division, AKA the Desert Rats. Comprised of 355 pages and …

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An interview with Steve Zaley, author of They Are Only Gone If They Are Forgotten

Published by Tense Moment Publishing, They Are Only Gone If They Are Forgotten – is the story of one of the original companies with the 82nd Airborne Division, 505th Combat Team, Third Battalion, Headquarters Company 1942-1945 .    They Are Only Gone If They Are Forgotten is the story of the original members of the 82nd …

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