Murphy's War Stories

Author: William C. Knowles


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Murphy's War Stories spans two wars and is the story of a young man who drops out of high school and joins the US Army to become a paratrooper after the 1968 TET offensive in Vietnam. He completes airborne training and is sent to the famous 82nd Airborne Division. Later, he becomes the enlisted aide to the Commandant of Cadets at West Point where he associates with several US Army Generals. Afterwards, he is sent to Vietnam where he completes a tour fighting the North Vietnamese. While in Vietnam he receives the Silver Star. While a member of the Army Reserve, he is later activated for the Iraq War. During his time in Iraqi he compares and contrasts his two wars and the differences between the old army the new army in Iraq.

William C. Knowles is a former mental health worker and school psychologist. He also retired as an army reservist who served in Vietnam as an army paratrooper and was activated for the Iraq War where he was responsible for 53 soldiers during his tour. While serving in Vietnam, he received the Silver Star and the Bronze Star for Meritorious service in Iraq. He is currently retired and lives in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Pages: 454 | Trim Size: 6x9

Genre: Fiction

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