Douglas Waller

Douglas Waller is a former correspondent for Newsweek and Time. He has authored five previous books on the military or foreign policy, including the bestsellers, The Commandos and Big Red, and the critically acclaimed biography of General Billy Mitchell, A Question of Loyalty. He lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Books by this Author

Air Warriors
Wild Bill Donovan

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Get the most out of life. It's shorter than you think.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. I'd probably stay in Washington, D.C. For a journalist writing about politics, national security or military history it's the best town.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. I love tuning into the "Oldies" station on my radio but I'm hopeless remembering the titles to songs.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Demagogues and stupid politicians.

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I tend to be low key and easy going.

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