Adam Makos is a journalist, historian and editor of the military magazine, Valor. Makos has interviewed countless veterans from the Second World War, Korea, Vietnam, and present-day wars. In 2008 Makos travelled to Iraq to accompany the 101st Airborne and Army Special Forces on their hunt for Al Qaeda terrorists. He is the author, with Larry Alexander, of the bestselling A Higher Call and Devotion.
Makos drops the reader back into the Pershing's turret and dials up
a battle scene to rival the peak moments of Fury. . .
Brilliant . . . Gripping * Wall Street Journal *
A detailed, gripping account . . . the remarkable story of two tank crewmen, from opposite sides of the conflict, who endure the grisly nature of tank warfare. * USA Today *
Spearhead shimmers in eclipsing moments of valor, luck and compassion. A gripping read. * Washington Times *
A compelling, exciting adventure of a hard-driving American force. * Kirkus Reviews *
This moving story of bravery and comradeship is an important contribution to WWII history that will inform and fascinate both the general reader and the military historian. * Publishers Weekly (starred review) *
The engrossing book is a war story and a mystery. * CNN.com *