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. In 2016, Moon published a book about his father's service in World War II titled, Lucky Mullins, available on Amazon.com. He reviews books for ARgunners.com, Casemate Publishing, Pen and Sword, Osprey, Oxford Press, and independent publishers as well. Chris just 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 near Atlanta Georgia, in the US.

REVIEW: Hitler’s Germany: The Birth of Extremism by Tim Heath

Tim Heath’s book covers the story of three German families as World War I ends. The German economy and society fell into a horrible position of blaming their situation on the Jews. Anti-Semitism was at its peak in Germany and a caustic political environment both combined to form a new German psyche that was determined …

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Blood and Soil – The Memoirs of a Third Reich Brandenburger by Sepp De Giampietro

One of the best memoirs of a German soldier I have ever read. The author provides a detailed accounting of the Brandenburgers missions and daring exploits in Eastern Europe, Greece, The Russian Front and various parts of the German Reich during World War II. Sepp De Giampietro grew up in South Tyrol Italy and yearned …

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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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