Sunday, April 17, 2016

PaperBack



Colonel Red Reeder, The Mackenzie Raid, Ballantine, 1955

4 comments:

C E said...

Lots of Border Wars in the folk lore of El Paso as I grew up --
I never grew up!
:-)

Don Coffin said...

And who was Col. Red Reeder? Well, google is my friend:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russell_Reeder
http://www.nytimes.com/1998/03/01/us/russell-reeder-95-leader-in-invasion-on-d-day-dies.html (I love the 6 demerits in his first 2 hours as a cadet at West Point)
http://www.nytimes.com/1999/01/03/magazine/the-lives-they-lived-russell-p-red-reeder-born-at-reveille.html
And his books:
http://www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&page=1&rh=n%3A283155%2Cp_27%3AColonel%20Red%20Reeder


This book is apparently non-fiction, btw.

Bill Crider said...

He sounds like quite a guy!

Anonymous said...

For a good bio of Mackenzie, try Bad Hand: A Biography of General Ranald S. Mackenzie, by Charles M. Robinson III.