Meet the Author – Gary Schreckengost

Thanks to everyone who came out to meet author, historian and combat veteran Gary Schreckengost.  Gary is a retired Army infantry major and a veteran of operations in Bosnia and Iraq.  He is currently working on a book about General Bonner Fellers, the American who not only witnessed the most combat in WWII, but who was behind the scenes with winning a just and lasting peace with Japan as documented in the movie, “Emperor.”

Gary spoke about his many books, to include:

-The 1st Louisiana Special Battalion: Wheat’s Tigers in the Civil War
-Lincoln’s Life or a Tiger’s Death! With Wheat’s Famed Louisiana Tigers During the Civil War.
-80th Division in W.W. I, Volumes 1 and 2.
-80th Division in W.W. I: Meuse-Argonne.
-80th Division in W.W. I: Bois d’Ogons
-The Defense of the Peach Orchard at Gettysburg: With Collis’s Zouaves.
-The Battle of Falling Waters: The Army of Pennsylvania’s Forgotten Campaign of 1861.
-I Was a Hessian Grenadier at the Battle of Trenton, December 26, 1776.
-Achtung Panzer, Marsch! With the 1st German Panzer Division: Formation to the Fall of France, 1935-40.
-Bloody Saipan, 1944.
Additionally, he has works published in American Civil War Magazine, World War II Magazine, Field Artillery Journal and Armor Magazine.