Memorial Day – A Day of Remembrance

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day. The name Memorial Day was first used circa 1882, but did not become commonly used until after World War II.  Memorial Day was declared the official name by Federal […]

NEW! Western Writers of America Cookbook

We’re honored to be included in the just-released Western Writers of America Cookbook …  with Bill’s Award-Winning Chili (pg 90) and Sandra’s Southwest Slaw (pg 66). This cookbook celebrates the Western tradition and is filled with more than 150 recipes, anecdotes, and stories from some of America’s most popular Western writers and personalities. This collaborative effort includes…

PACIFIC EXPRESS — 7th year on the Marine Corps Commandant’s Professional Reading List

For the seventh consecutive year, PACIFIC EXPRESS — THE CRITICAL ROLE OF MILITARY LOGISTICS IN WORLD WAR II, edited by William L. McGee with Sandra McGee, is on the Marine Corps Commandant’s Professional Reading List for Logistics. The books on the Commandant’s Professional Reading List are selected as most pertinent to critical thinking and professional development at…

The Last Blog Post of 2016

To all of our fabulous fans and followers who read our blog posts, our facebook posts, our email blasts … and our books … as they say on Masterpiece Theatre, “Thank you!” Wishing you and yours a warm and wonderful Holiday Season! -Bill and Sandra (Photos: Bill with moose antlers in Alaska; Sandra with reindeer antlers.)

In the Chute

Bill and I took some time off after the summer release of Operation Crossroads – Lest We Forget! to reorganize the office for the next phase of writing and marketing for our small indie press business. But first, we want to thank each of you who followed us, purchased, commented, reviewed – or did all four –…

74th Anniversary of the Battle for Guadalcanal

On 8 August 1942, the American public, starved for good war news for two months, read in their morning papers that on 7 August 1942, United States Marines landed on Guadalcanal and Tulagi, islands in the South Pacific of which few had ever heard. For the next year, hardly a day passed when Guadalcanal was…

Praise from the Chairman

A big thank-you to Charles A. Lloyd, former Naval Armed Guard, and for many years the hard-working chairman of the national organization, U.S. Navy Armed Guard Veterans of WWII. I’ve known “C.A.” for 25 years and in 1996, he wrote the Foreword to my military memoir, Bluejacket Odyssey, 1942-1946: Guadalcanal to Bikini. An acknowledgment such as the one he surprised Sandra and me with…