Battlefield Lecture Series

Our Battlefield Lecture Series continues with public presentations as listed below.

For  descriptions of all five French Battlefields lectures please see http://www.frenchbattlefields.com/lectures.html

- Battle of the Bulge: The Forgotten Heroes at Gail Borden Library (Elgin) on December 17 at 7pm.

- Battle of the Bulge: The Forgotten Heroes at Fremont Public Library District (Mundelein) on January 7 at 7pm.

-The Men of Omaha Beach at Glenview Public Library on January 25 at 2pm

- American Doughboys in World War I at North Shore Senior Center (Northfield location) on January 26 at 1pm.

- The Men of Omaha Beach at Lake Shore Men’s Club in Highland Park on February 2nd at 9:30 am.

-Touring the Battlefields of Europe at Tinley Park Library on February 2 at 7 pm.

- Battle of the Bulge: The Forgotten Heroes at Helen Plum Library District (Lombard) on February 16 at 1pm.

Fields of War: Battle of Normandy Wins Third National Book Award

Fields of War: Battle of Normandy, a visitor’s guide to the Normandy, France battlefields of the Second World War, has received recognition as the award winner in the Military History category by 2014 USA Best Book Awards. Earlier this year, the book was selected as one of the best military reference works of 2014 by the Military Writers Society of America and as a finalist in the Next Generation Indie Awards in the Travel Guide category.

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A Life of Death

After the presentation of a battlefield lecture, The Men of Omaha Beach, last night, I met a man who has written a moving poem about warfare during the past 100 years. Rather than presenting it, I direct your attention to a website that offers the poem and presents a short film based upon that poem.

Read and see A Life of Death.
Thank you.

D-Day Lecture Series

Our Battlefield Lecture Series during the 70th anniversary of the Second World War continues with public presentations as listed below.

For  descriptions of all five French Battlefields lectures please see http://www.frenchbattlefields.com/lectures.html

- Americans in the First World War at Westchester Public Library on December 7 at 2pm.
- The Men of Omaha Beach at Indian Trails Library on December 8 at 2pm.
- Battle of the Bulge: The Forgotten Heroes at North Shore Senior Center (Morton Grove location) on December 9 at 1pm.
- Battle of the Bulge: The Forgotten Heroes at Gail Borden Library (Elgin) on December 17 at 7pm.

Fields of War: Battle of Normandy receives Finalist Award in the 2014 Next Generation Indie Book Awards

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Arlington Heights, IL (May 7, 2014)
This morning the Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group announced the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. Robert Mueller’s Normandy battlefields travel guide, Fields of War: Battle of Normandy was named as a Finalist in the Travel Category.

In his new book, Fields of War: Battle of Normandy (471 pp., $29.95), veteran battlefield historian, Robert Mueller, brings us to the actual locations and describes the events of the largest amphibious landing in history. The narrative revolves around the stories of the privates, NCOs, and junior officers who faced overwhelming odds with courage – ordinary men from ordinary backgrounds, who did extraordinary things.

Written as a tour guide, Fields of War includes 94 maps and 32 pages of photographs of battle action, ruins, monuments, and cemeteries.  Visitors are guided to major landmarks and artifacts and through Normandy’s scenic countryside and historic villages.

Fields of War: Battle of Normandy
Soft Cover, Perfect Bound
ISBN 978-0-9823677-3-5
471 Pages Including 32 Pages Of B&W Photographs And 94 Maps
6″ X 9″ (15.2cm X 22.8cm) $29.95

Available from: Amazon, Baker & Taylor, Barnes & Noble, Brodart, and Gazelle Book Service (UK).

More information about Fields of War: Battle of Normandy and the author’s battlefield lecture series is available at www.frenchbattlefields.com .

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