Don DeNevi

Franco’s Pirates

Being there . . . . for the first comprehensive clarification, and readable understanding, pure andclear, of the naval aspects of the Spanish Civil War, not only between the Republican andNationalist ships, but also each side’s involvement with German and Italian warships,submarines and aircraft. Authored by a top, formidable, defense journalist, E.R. Hooten, whowrote a …

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Malta’s Savior

Being there . . . . during the Siege of Malta and its amazingly heroic defense of the BritishMediterranean island colony from June 1940 to 11 September 1943 when the German airattacks were completely lifted due to the Italian fleet surrendering at Valletta, the beleagueredcapital of the island. Between and during those terrible months, the …

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J. Howard Wert’s Gettysburg

Being there . . . . for a special addendum-supplement to, “Firestorm at Gettysburg – – CivilianVoices, June – November 1863”, by Jim Slade and John Alexander, published in 1998 by theincomparable Schiffer Publishing Company’s Military Unit. See yesterday’s “Being there . . .”column. In this reviewer’s opinion, “Firestorm at Gettysburg” is the best book …

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Masters of the Field

Being there . . . alongside exhausted brilliant storyteller John L. Herberich, president of the SanJose, California, South Bay Civil War Round Table who spent 12 YEARS!! painstakingly tracking,researching, and writing the hitherto untold Civil War story of the heroic efforts conducted bythe renown 4 th U.S Cavalry. Believing unequivocally in his work, John meticulously …

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Through Blue Skies to Hell; Pathfinder Pioneer

Being there . . . for two splendid April reads. TWICE !! Think I’m kidding? Thanks to belovedCasemate Publishing, one of the world’s top five military World War II book distributors andpublishers, we have the opportunity to be there TWICE in all the detail minutia when our newB-17s, “Flying Fortresses”, arrive in England from American …

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