Listen to the weekly military history podcast Point of the Spear with Robert Child and join Rob's newsletter at www.robchild.net Award-winning author, Robert Child, is a master of action, pacing, and cinematic storytelling in his visually vivid narratives. His latest book is IMMORTAL VALOR, (Osprey, Bloomsbury Publishing, PLC) the remarkable stories of seven African American Medal of Honor winners from WWII who were denied recognition for over 50 years. Rob possesses that rare ability to transport readers instantly into gripping, intelligent page-turning narratives that feature well-developed characters and cinematic action that jumps off the page like a major motion picture. Military history is one of his long time passions. He has produced several films on this topic and has won more than 25 film and television awards plus an Emmy® nomination. The military is in Rob's DNA; his Great-grandfather, Thomas W. Child, fought at Gettysburg and Fredericksburg with the 18th Massachusetts Infantry. At Gettysburg, he fought at Little Round Top on the Third Day. At Fredericksburg, Thomas was singled out for gallantry in an order issued by his commander Col. Hayes, following the battle for 'charging the stonewall at Marye's Heights twice.'Read more Read less
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