For fans of military history as well as dramatic tales of combat, this collection of true, firsthand tales gives voice to the dozens of soldiers, pilots, chaplains, and others who have found unknown strength in the face of war through their strong faith. From pre-Revolutionary-era battles through the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, God in the Foxhole features harrowing stories that take readers straight to the front lines. Included are tales from army privates, bomber pilots, navy lieutenants, marines, prisoners of war, medics, nurses, and numerous others who, through their belief in God, found the courage to accomplish remarkably heroic feats.
Charles W. Sasser has been a full-time freelance writer, journalist, and photographer since 1979. He is a veteran of both the U.S. Navy (journalist) and U.S. Army (Special Forces, the Green Berets), a combat veteran and former combat correspondent wounded in action. He also served fourteen years as a police officer (in Miami, Florida, and in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he was a homicide detective). He is author, co-author or contributing author of more than 30 books and novels, including One Shot-One Kill and Hill 488, both available from Pocket Books. Sasser now lives on a ranch in Chouteau, Oklahoma, with his wife Donna.