Books by Forrest Bryant Johnson

The Last Camel Charge

The Untold Story of America's Desert Military Experiment

April 3, 2012

By: Forrest Bryant Johnson

In the mid-nineteenth century, the U.S. Army would employ a weapon that had never before been seen on its native soil. From the Middle East came a cavalry mount that would fare better than both mules and horses in the American Southwest. Against the Mojave in the Arizona Territory...against the Mormons in Utah Territory...during the early stages of the Civil War, the camel would become one of America's great military experiements, and a nearly forgotten chapter of Americana.

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Phantom Warrior

The Heroic True Story of Private John McKinney's One-Man Stand Against the Japanese in World War II

July 7, 2009

by: Forrest Bryant Johnson

This is the story of John McKinney who received the Medal of Honor for his actions against a Japanese surprise attack. On May 11, 1945, McKinney returned fire on the Japanese attacking his unit, using every available weapon-even his fists-standing alone against wave after wave of dedicated Japanese soldiers. At the end, John McKinney was alive-with over forty Japanese bodies before him.

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Hour of Redemption

A Heroic WWII Saga of America's Most Daring POW Rescue

September 1, 2002

By: Forrest Byrant Johnson

This is a gripping narrative chronicle of the US Army Ranger-led raid on the Cabanatuan POW camp in World War II, in which over 500 ragged POW's were liberated and half-led, half-carried to US lines.

 

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Raid on Cabanatuan

A condensed version of Hour of Redemption

by: Forrest Bryant Johnson

 

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Tektite

A Thrilling Fiction Murder Mystery

By: Forrest Bryant Johnson

This ia a story of one mans lone effort to block an international crime ring from stealing U.S. computer secrets.  Set in the Philippines, Mexico and Arizona.

 

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Basenji Dog From the Past

A mystical journey into the life and legend of the Basenji

By: Forrest Bryant Johnson

This book is a hard to find classic journey into the mystery of the Basenjis’ past and first book to provide proof as to why the dog breed is considered “bark less”.

 

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What Are You Doing Derby Day?

A light story of first love, set in 1955 Louisville, Kentucky

by: Forrest Bryant Johnson

"Summer, 1954. As Louisville, Kentucky simmered, society struggled to maintain ties to the old ways, which had seemed so correct. What Are You Doing Derby Day?  A College age Dusty Burton believed that question and the spectacular Kentucky Derby would work magic as he tried to win the girl that stole his heart.

 

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The Strange Case of Big Harry

Fiction, satire.  A Russian cosmonaut crashes his space ship in Wisconsin by mistake and befriends a strange creature leading to a case of mistaken identity by international agents.

John Orland and Cross Roads Productions renewed their film rights option for “The Strange Case of Big Harry” in July of 2014.

 

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