This is the Army, Mr. Jones!

Publisher: Hellgate Press

An amazing collection of more than 200 WWII V-mails created by artist and author Harry E. Chrisman during his service in the Pacific Theatre of Operations from 1943-45. Chrisman, who went on to become a newspaper man and a prolific author/editor of more than 14 books about life in the Old West, had a talent for capturing his war-time experiences in funny and often poignant cartoon illustrations, some of which he produced for family back home, others for his fellow GIs with whom he served.

About Sheryl Jones of Arvada, CO

Sheryl Jones was born and raised in the Flint Hills of eastern Kansas. She wrote her first story when she was eight year old and taught writing for 23 years. A member of the Cherokee Nation, Sheryl currently resides in Arvada, Colorado.

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