For Crew and Country: The Inspirational True Story of Bravery and Sacrifice Aboard the USS Samuel B. Roberts relates the story of a destroyer escort whose crew faced near certain death against Japanese battleships and cruisers to come to the rescue of General MacArthur’s forces in the Philippines.  Told through the experiences of the crew, the book shows that rather than being superhuman, heroes are ordinary young men performing extraordinary feats.

A Five-Star General’s Six Steps to Success

I use the military career of Dwight Eisenhower to show how anyone can be a success, whether in business, the classroom, the military, or any endeavor.


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“John Wukovits is the leading popular historian

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“I have one of the pickiest audiences, and they still talk about your presentation.  You wowed them!”

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Click here to watch the promotional video for my newest book airing on The History Channel, CNN, A&E, FX, AMC, Discovery Channel, and the Comedy Channel
I have also appeared at:

The Capitol Building, Wash DC
University of Notre Dame
Smithsonian Institute
U.S. Naval Academy
The Naval War College
IRS Executive Leadership Forum
Oliver North’s War Stories on Fox
To watch my work on 
The History Channel as historical consultant and on-air commentator for the 10-part series, 
Pacific: The Lost Evidence, 
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Guadalcanal :25, 4:10, 6:54      

Peleliu  3:42, 4:20, 4:41