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: Images of War – Hitler’s Defeat on the Western Front 1944-1945 by Hans Seidler

A great image catalog from the wartime archives depicting the Nazi’s struggle against the vastly superior Allied paratroopers, tanks, armor formations, and men at the Western Front. The images captured here are from the beaches at Normandy, Northern France, Belgium, the low countries as well as Germany. The chapters in this book provides images from …

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Paratroopers (inc. RAMC Para Field Ambulance personnel) of the British Army’s 1st Airborne Division taken as POWs by Germans during the Battle of Arnhem. Near Arnhem, Gelderland, the Netherlands. 20 September 1944.

Operation Market Garden – Hard Mission & Hard Analysis

Operation Market Garden was a combination of two plans. Operation Market was an airborne assault against the Dutch towns of Eindhoven, Nijmegen, and Arnhem. The Market forces — the U.S. 101st and 82d Airborne Divisions and the 1st British Airborne Division, reinforced by the 1st Polish Parachute Brigade — were to seize the bridges over …

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The Battle for Arnhem Images of War cover

REVIEW: Images of War – The Battle for Arnhem 1944-1945

Book Review of Images of War– The Battle for Arnhem 1944-1945 by author Anthony Tucker-Jones. Pen and Sword Publishing. An excellent catalog of images related to the tragic Operation Market Garden- Battle for Arnhem. The Battle for Arnhem has confounded military historians for years. Only a few months after the D-Day Normandy landing which seemed …

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REVIEW: My Father’s War – Memories from Our Honored WWII Soldiers

My Father’s War – Memories from Our Honored WWII Soldiers by author Charley Valera. iUniverse Publishing. A remarkable testament to the Greatest Generation. The majority of the WWII heroes have passed, and their stories are escaping us every day. Charley’s interviews and stories from the veterans resound with valor, heroism, and stories that almost did …

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Joys of War From The Foreign Legion and the SAS

REVIEW: Joys of War – From the Foreign Legion, the SAS and into hell with PTSD

Book Review of Joys of War – From the French Foreign Legion, the SAS and into hell with PTSD by John-Paul Jordan, Pen and Sword Books. A striking reminder that all the warrior’s kills, destruction, battle, wars, narrows escapes from death have an end result on the body as well as the mind. This book …

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REVIEW: The Lusitania Sinking – Eyewitness Accounts from Survivors

Book Review of The Lusitania Sinking – Eyewitness Accounts from Survivors by Anthony Richards, Pen and Sword Publishing. This book provides a detailed account of the tragedy that was the sinking of the Lusitania. A commercial civilian cruise liner sunk off the coast of southern Ireland en route to its home port Liverpool, from New …

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REVIEW: Allied Intelligence and the Cover up at Pointe Du Hoc by Gary Sterne

Book Review of Allied Intelligence and the Cover Up at Pointe Du Hoc: The History of the 2nd & 5th US Army Rangers, 1943 – 30th April 1944 by Gary Sterne (978-1526752222).  A researcher’s book that details the intelligence gathered prior to the D-Day Landings that reveal the depth of Allied Intelligence estimates that ultimately …

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REVIEW: The 51st (Highland) Division in the Great War by Colin Campbell

Book Review of The 51st (Highland) Division in the Great War – An Engine of Destruction, by Colin Campbell. The 51st Highland Division was officially formed in 1908 in a reorganization of the Territorial Army, as a collation of all the kilted Highland regiments. Over the years that followed, until its deactivation in 1967, the …

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The True Story of the Great Escape Stalag Luft III by Jonathan Vance

REVIEW: The True Story of the Great Escape Stalag Luft III by Jonathan Vance

There is an old concept that reminds us that although a particular movie was good, the book is usually significantly better. It certainly applies to the Story of The Great Escape. The film was based on the real events but with numerous compromises for its commercial appeal, such as including Americans among the escapees (none …

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