About the Author

As a writer, Carroll Durham has experienced what most Americans have not—and that is being a member of the United States Army. His primary education was achieved through the American public educational and private educational system. Through his background in receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology, he has lived among whites and blacks who experienced the Vietnam War.

In 1969, the author received three Bronze Stars and eleven other combat ribbons for heroism in The Republic of Vietnam. In February of 1999, he was honored by the Senate of Maryland and the House of Delegates for Heroism with Resolution 0462 and Resolution 559 for Valor in defense of the Nation.