John Duffy

Biography

John J. Duffy, the poet, has published four poetry books and previously been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in poetry. Warman, Peaceman, and Sageman document his war experience as a Special Forces Commander. His "The Bush Chronicles" gives a rendition of the most important events in George W. Bush’s first term as President.

John served as a Commander in Special Operations and is a highly decorated officer. He rose from Sergeant to Major and has sixty plus awards and decoration including the Distinguished Service Cross and eight Purple Hearts.

After military service, John held senior positions in Publishing and Finance. He founded an investment firm which was sold to Ameritrade.

He is retired in Santa Cruz, California and writes poetry. Two of his poems are inscribed on a monument dedicated to Forward Air Controllers in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Books

The Battle for "Charlie"
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,800. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The Battle for “Charlie” took place in 1972 during the Vietnam War. A battalion of South Vietnamese paratroopers made a stand with one American advisor—Major John J. Duffy, who directed critical American air support and led a daring escape through enemy lines. Under fire at the landing zone, Duffy was the last man to board the rescue chopper after confirming all troops were safely aboard.
Chromosome 23
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Genetics
"Chromosome 23" is a book of poetry. It is a story about you and me and all the rest of us. It delves into the “XX” and the “XY” chromosome. This is the female and the male chromosome.

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