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Robert H. Sholly

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Colonel Robert H. Sholly, USA (ret.) is a "multi-award winning author and businessman. He was born in Santa Fe, N.M. and, as the son of a Park Ranger and his school teacher wife, was raised in various U.S. National parks. He began his higher education at Texas A&M and graduated with Bachelors and Masters Degrees in History and English from the University of Texas at El Paso. Colonel Robert Sholly served two tours in Vietnam, the first of which is captured in this book."

Colonel Robert H. Sholly's "Command and staff assignments included a five-year period with the Defense Intelligence Agency. Other special assignments took him to the deserts of the Middle East, the mountains of Afghanistan and the plains and jungles of Africa, to name a few. He is considered a Middle East, Africa and South Asia specialist and is called upon to comment on events dealing with those regions. His languages include English, Arabic, Farsi, Dari, Spanish, and some French. He was a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize as a member of the 1988 United Nations Peacekeeping Forces. His last assignment of his 35 year military career was with the Center of Military History supervising the writing of the official histories of the U.S. Army. While still on active duty, Sholly wrote numerous articles and book-length manuscripts to include histories of major military organizations and units."  Colonel Robert H. Sholly is the author of Young Soldiers Amazing Warriors: Inside One of the Most Highly Decorated Battalions of Vietnam.

According to the book description of Young Soldiers Amazing Warriors: Inside One of the Most Highly Decorated Battalions of Vietnam, "The beginning of the famous "Nine Days in May" battles of the 4th Infantry Division in Vietnam and the heroes who fought them. The early fire fights and battles of one of the most highly decorated battalions of the Vietnam War. Eyewitness accounts of boys become men as they recount the riveting events of fire fights, human wave attacks, hand-to-hand combat, overrun units, survivors, sacrifice, and four Medals of Honor."

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