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Combat History of the 310th Infantry in World War II By Walt Cross
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This is the Combat History of the 310th Infantry Regiment in WWII. The original unit history of the 310th Regiment is replete with company rosters and many group photographs. Due to publishing... More > limitations the unit rosters are not a part of this combat history of the regiment. Neither are group photographs specifically because those available to the editor are of too poor a quality for printing. The honor roll of those killed in action is included.< Less
I Aint Doin' Nothin'! the Mostly True Stories of an Oklahoma Park Ranger By Walt Cross
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"I aint doin' nuthin'!" This was the most common answer I got as a ranger from park visitors to the innocent question "How are you doing?" Over time I came to believe that a... More > good number of people were doing something and they didn't want me to find out what it was. Nine times out of ten I got this answer and I think it was, perhaps, out of a feeling of guilt. Had they done something bad in the park? Come with me, let's find out. This is a sometimes serious, sometimes humorous look at the recreating public in a park setting. 143 pages, illustrated.< Less
Prodigal Moon; Red Rocket Edition By Walt Cross
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In the year 2049 Dr. Trish Barcia, a member of the US Mars Observation Team based at Barsoom Station on Mars, discovers a wandering planet approaching from the Oort Cloud. Calculations indicate that... More > the planet will make a near approach to the Red Planet, so near in fact that it will likely rip the moons of Mars away. The twin stations of Barsoom (NASA) and Darwin (ESA) are in danger of destruction. To avoid the heavy bombardment of debris from the moons of Mars the two teams must leave the Martian surface and take to the safety outer space. The wandering planet swings past Mars and heads inexorably toward the inner solar system to either join the other rocky planets or violently collide with one of them on its way towards the sun.< Less
BOOMER SOLDIER; A HOT WAR - COLD WAR STORY By Walt Cross
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Walt Cross served on active duty for twenty plus years from 1967 to 1988 and then in the retired reserve until 1998. His father, Corporal Earl L. Cross served in WWII as an armored cavalryman. Walt... More > was born at Fort Hood, Texas in 1949. Walt’s first assignment was as a field medic working with the airborne and ranger training commands. His last assignment was as an Active Guard Reserve (AGR) master sergeant on active duty as the operations NCO of the 3rd Brigade, 95th Division (Training) of the U.S. Army Reserve. Between those assignments he saw combat with the First Infantry Division, law enforcement overseas with the Criminal Investigation Division (CID), duty with the U.S. Army recruiting command, and the 95th Division as a full time Active Guard Reserve soldier. This is his and his family’s story, a story that any Veteran will identify with and any reader easily understand.< Less
GOD DID NOT SPARE THE KING By Walt Cross
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THIS IS NOTHING LESS THAN THE HISTORICAL NARRATIVE OF THE FIERY DESTRUCTION OF THE CITIES OF THE PLAIN. THE JORDANIC CIVILIZATION OF JERICHO, ZEBOIIM, ADMAH, GOMORRAH, AND SODOM WAS DESTROYED MORE... More > THAN FOUR THOUSAND YEARS AGO. AND GOD DID NOT SPARE THE KING.< Less
Boomer Soldier A Hot War - Cold War Story By Walt Cross
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Walt Cross served on active duty for more than twenty years and then served in the Retired Reserve for another nine years subject to recall. Walt's first assignment was as a field medic working with... More > the Airborne, Ranger, and Special Forces training commands. His last assignment was as a master sergeant operations NCO for an Infantry Brigade. Between those jobs he served in combat with the First Infantry Division in Vietnam and with the Army CID Division in Europe and as an Army recruiter in Chicago. He then served as an AGR soldier (Active Guard Reserve) with the USAR. This is his and his family's story that any veteran will identify with and any civilian understand.< Less
Fastest Gun in the Big Red One Painted Cover By Walt Cross
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This is the unit history of the 7th Artillery which existed from 1965 to 1971 with most of that time period located in the Republic of Vietnam. The 7th Artillery was an organic unit of the First... More > Infantry Division known as the Big Red One. This is the story of that unit as told through the narration and photographs of some of its members. The cover to this edition was hand painted except the lettering, by the author.< Less
Fastest Gun in the Big Red One Painted Cover By Walt Cross
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This is the unit history of the 7th Artillery which existed from 1965 to 1971 with most of that time period located in the Republic of Vietnam. The 7th Artillery was an organic unit of the First... More > Infantry Division known as the Big Red One. This is the story of that unit as told through the narration and photographs of some of its members. The cover to this edition was hand painted except the lettering, by the author.< Less
The 42nd Infantry (Rainbow) Division in WWII By Walt Cross
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This is the combat history of the U.S. 42nd Infantry (Rainbow) Division in Europe during World War II. This is real history, real soldiers, in real combat.
Our Tracks Lead to Victory; the 745th Tank Battalion in WWII By Walt Cross
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This book is the unit history of the 745th Tank Battalion in World War II. The 745th was attached to the 1st Infantry Division and stayed with the Big Red One throughout its European tour of combat.... More > The battalion fought in Northern France, pushed through the Siegfried Line, fought in the Battle of the Bulge and attacked across the Rhine and Roer rivers. This is real history, real soldiers, and real combat. Edited for clarity, this is the history published and issued to the men of the battalion at the end of the war. Unit personnel rosters and pictures. Annotated with footnotes.< Less