Michael D. Hull is a military historian and has contributed extensively to numerous magazines and the Eisenhower Center for Military Studies’ World War II Guide. He was a longtime newspaper reporter, copy editor, layout editor, news editor, columnist, feature writer, and book reviewer on both sides of the Atlantic. He has also published poetry and is a veteran of the British Army.

Joe Johnston wrote for American Forces Radio and Television Service for over ten years. He is the author of The Mack Marsden Murder Mystery: Vigilantism or Justice (Missouri History Museum, 2011) and String Him Up: The History of Frontier Justice in Missouri (Mountain Press, 2014). His writing has appeared in numerous newspapers and periodicals including History Happens Here, America’s Civil War, True West, Wild West, Texas Monthly , and “D” Magazine .

Otto Kreisher is an independent defense reporter who writes regularly for Seapower, Semper Fi, Leatherneck, Naval Forces , and Air Force magazines as well as several web-based news outlets. He was an enlisted Marine and served in an artillery battery before entering the Navy flight-training program as a naval aviation cadet and later served as a bombardier-navigator. He and his wife, Tina, have three children and six grandkids.

Adam Nettina is a freelance writer and former editor for the Naval Institute Press who is currently a graduate student at Abilene Christian University. He has published articles with Military History magazine and On Point: The Quarterly Journal of Army History . He specializes in creative nonfiction topics in military history, Christianity, and college athletics. 

Norman Polmar is the author or co-author of many books, including Hunters and Killers: Vol. 1, Antisubmarine Warfare from 1776 to 1943 (Naval Institute Press, 2015); CNN War in the Gulf: From the Invasion of Kuwait to the Day of Victory and Beyond (Turner Publishing, 1991); and several editions of The Naval Institute Guide to the Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet .



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