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.

Title:  German Tanks in Normandy (The Panzer, Sturmgeschutz and Panzerjager forces that faced the D-Day Invasion)

BOOK REVIEW by Todd Shugart Title:  German Tanks in Normandy (The Panzer, Sturmgeschutz and Panzerjager forces that faced the D-Day Invasion) Author:  Steven J. Zaloga Publisher:  Osprey Publishing Price:  £11.99 Date:  2021 Pages:  48      There are countless books on the Battle of Normandy and many books on the German tanks used in this …

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Review: The K9 Academy by Nick Jacobellis

Another great book by Nick Jacobellis that covers the training and tribulations of K-9 dogs, their handlers and the ups and downs of the K-9 Training Academy. K-9 warriors have long been heralded as the unsung heroes of the battle field and law enforcement operations. Called to do bit and hold, rescue operations, and other …

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Being there . . . to assist in the creation of the American Army’s technological communications, throughout World War II

                                             Defeating Hitler and Tojo with the U.S. Army Signal Corps Vehicles, 1941 – 45 An Overview: “U.S. Army Signal Corps Vehicles 1941 – 45, A CASEMATE Illustrated Special” by Didier Andres. Hardcover, 8”x10”, 160 pages; Kindle, $22.99, hc $37.95, Email: [email protected] The U.S. Army Signal Corps was at the forefront of technological development …

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THE 9MM SPRINGFIELD ARMORY SA-35 – A 21st CENTURY VERSION OF THE FAMOUS BROWNING HI POWER

While John Moses Browning crafted the original basic design, Dieudonne Saive of Fabrique National (FN), Herstal, Belgium is credited with completing the design that became the now famous 9mm (Browning) Hi Power.  The name Hi Power was assigned to this pistol due to its 13 round magazine capacity.  Production of the Belgium made 9mm Browning …

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Disaster on the Spanish Main: The Tragic British-American Expedition to the West Indies during the War of Jenkins’ Ear

Just Finished my 59th Book Review of the Year!! To the Walpole Government in London, the idea was so simple- in order to punish the Spanish Empire for the surly behaviour of their Navy and Privateers in the Caribbean, the Royal Navy and British Army would cooperate to take the port of Cartagena in what …

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First World War Uniforms: Lives, Logistics, and Legacy in British Army Uniform Production, 1914-1918

Catherine Price-Rowe. First World War Uniforms: Lives, Logistics, and Legacy in British Army Uniform Production, 1914-1918. Yorkshire, UK: Pen & Sword Archeology, 2018. Hardcover, 232pp. Review by Peter L. Belmonte All military services have in common a uniform that their members wear. A service member might rarely touch a weapon, but they probably wear a uniform …

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