Gary Bloomfield is a former Army Journalist of the Year, and managing editor for VFW magazine. He was the senior editor for the two-volume illustrated series on WWII titled Faces of Victory. He wrote Duty, Honor, Victory. America’s Athletes in WWII followed by Duty, Honor, Applause. America’s Entertainers in WWII which he co-wrote. His other books include Maxims of General Patton, the citizenship study guide I Will be an American Someday Soon, illustrated bios on George Patton and Mark Twain (the latter co-written). He recently completed The Devil’s Playground, about the Korean DMZ, published in the Summer of 2019, and The One, a compilation of stories from military doctors and nurses, published in the Spring of 2020. He is currently updating his book on WWII entertainers, rewriting a novel about the Iraq War and researching a novel about the Afghanistan War.