David Sherman is a former U.S. Marine and the author of eight novels about Marines in Vietnam, where he served as an infantryman and as a member of a Combined Action Platoon. His website is at www.novelier.com. He is also the author of the military fantasy series, Demontech. Dan Cragg enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1958 and retired with the rank of sergeant major twenty-years later. He is the author of "Inside the VC and the NVA "(with Michael Lee Lanning), "Top Sergeant" (with William G. Bainbridge), and a Vietnam War novel, "The Soldier's Prize," He is an analyst for the U.S. Department of Defense. "From the Hardcover edition.