"Grandpa was a Soldier" (Paperback)
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"Grandpa was a Soldier" describes the life, adventures, and accomplishments of a fictional American, Zacharias Clifford Stillman, a native of small, remote, Judith Gap, Montana. The book describes his youth on a Montana ranch and his rise to a colonel in the United States Army; beginning with WWII service in the enlisted ranks and later as an officer with a battlefield commission serving in Guadalcanal, New Georgia, and the Philippines. WWII ends and Captain Stillman returns to Montana, marries a war widow, and completes a college education. He is called up to serve three years in the Korean conflict. He then decides to make a career of the US Army seeing service in the Special Forces in Germany and Vietnam. He eventually retires from the military and takes on a more sedentary life on a college faculty. He passes away quietly in 1994, another old soldier passing into American history. Those wishing to read an account of an American soldier, a real War Fighter, will enjoy this book.