Tag Archive: Tom Clavin

War and Peace

Posted on September 20, 2022 10:33 am Published by Leave your thoughts

by Tom Clavin

78 years ago Joe Moser was shot down during his 44th mission. Joe is the main character in my most recent solo book, Lightning Down: A World War II Story of Survival. It was published in hardcover … Read the article

The Shootist

Posted on August 17, 2022 4:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Tom Clavin

Annie Oakley is one of those Wild West figures whose name is familiar to many people but they don’t know much about her. In honor of the anniversary of her birthday on August 13, let’s find out … Read the article

Crazy Horse and Custer

Posted on June 24, 2022 7:54 am Published by Leave your thoughts

by Tom Clavin

June 25th marks the anniversary of the Little Bighorn battle that resulted in the death of George Armstrong Custer and much of his 7th Cavalry command. The reason why this resonates with me—other than, of course, being … Read the article

A Bloody Scoundrel

Posted on May 18, 2022 8:32 am Published by Leave your thoughts

by Tom Clavin

 As so often happens, recently I was researching one thing and found another—in this case, a reputed pirate’s real story. In 1671, a man known to history as “Captain Blood” tried to steal the crown jewels of … Read the article

The Winter War

Posted on April 1, 2022 12:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Tom Clavin

Oops, Russia did it again. While that country’s historians might not be able to say so out loud, they must be appalled at the invasion of Ukraine and its thus-far unsuccessful outcome. Ignorance or defiance of history … Read the article

Saving Daniel Boone

Posted on March 11, 2022 9:03 am Published by Leave your thoughts

by Tom Clavin

One of the more important figures in the Revolutionary War was Simon Kenton. What, you’ve never heard of him? He happens to be one of the especially intriguing characters in Blood and Treasure: Daniel Boone and the Fight … Read the article