375th Personnel Recovery Detachment, Balkans


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375th Personnel Recovery Detachment, Balkans

By: William Crisp


About the Book

As he visits his ailing father, Wes has the rare opportunity to read his father’s manuscript, revealing more about his father’s past then he ever could have imagined. In 375th Personnel Recovery Detachment, Balkans, the reader joins a son on his journey to learn more of his father’s life, particularly about the events during the war.

About the Author

A Virginian, graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, William Crisp served as a lieutenant, rifle platoon leader, 1st Battalion (Airborne) 8th Cavalry Regiment, First Cavalry Division (Airmobile) during the Vietnam conflict. Subsequently, as a U.S. Foreign Service Officer, he was posted to Zagreb, Croatia, then-Yugoslavia. He then worked for the next twenty-five years as an East European business specialist for the Economist Intelligence Unit based in Vienna. Five of his “thriller” novels, and three nonfiction books, including two cookbooks and his Air Assault Sharing Military Experience, have been published. With his wife and daughter, he apportions his time between homes in the village of McDowell and the town of Staunton, Virginia.

(2020, paperback, 210 pages)