I am a retired U.S. Air Force officer and retired high school world history and special education teacher. I am the author of Victory in the East, the Rise and Fall of the Imperial German Army (2000), Handcuffed to a Corpse, German Intervention in the Balkans, 1914-1917 (2002), The Scent of Roses in Winter (2010), A Day with the Old Folks, Verdun 1916 (2015) and Wars Without End, Battles Without Winners, France to Petrograd March 1918-December 1920. The first two works were published by White Mane Publishing, Shippensburg, PA. They dealt with a German perspective of the World War 1 Eastern Front. The third (AuthorHouse, Bloomington, IN), fourth and fifth books (Outskirts Press) are novels. I have written over 20 articles about World War 1 for such magazines as Strategies and Tactics, Military History, Command, and Relevance. I am also the chairperson for the Southwest Branch of the World War I Historical Association, an organization affiliated with the Western Front Association which has chapters worldwide.