What People Are Saying About Bastard Battalion:
“The level of detail is unbelievable. It painted such a whole picture and was riveting”
— Susan Miller, Rosslyn, VA.
“The book is wonderful.”
— Lt. Robert Bundy, Co. A, 83rd Chemical Mortar Battalion, Huntsville, AL.
“A masterpiece . . . a real work of art.”
— David Dougherty, Fort Collins, CO.
“A true class of literature.”
— Alfred Green, Jr., Co. D, 83rd Chemical Mortar Battalion, Newtown, CT.
“The book is beautifully put together . . . brought back many memories.”
— William Gagliardi, Co. A, 83rd Chemical Mortar Battalion, Staten Island, NY.
“A great accomplishment,”
— Elizabeth Plassmann, Los Alamos, NM.
“Very well put together.”
— Susan Papacciolli, Hewitt, NJ.
“Wow!! The book is awesome.”
– Sandra Babich, Trafford, PA.
“The book is great.”
— Jo Ann Howell, Los Alamos, NM.
“An incredible job. What an achievement and a fitting tribute to all who served in the 83rd.”
— Bill Steedle, Saint James, NY.
“Thanks to Lowry for his Herculean skills in bringing the story of the 83rd to such vibrant life.”
— Joel Kweskin, Charlotte, NC.
“What a wonderful job by the author.”
— Tricia Bridges, Bethlehem, GA.
“A masterpiece . . . a monumental task.”
— Rhoda Horwitz, Sunrise, FL.
“I couldn’t put it down . . . I wouldn’t take a million dollars for my copy.”
— Mike Gregory, New Albany, MS.
“The book is really great and true labor of love.”
— George Shirley, Jr., Madison, MS.
“Thanks to Lowry for all he has done and what it means to these heroes and their families.”
— Dolly Sarrio, Timmonsville, SC.
“A great read.”
— Tom Bunker, Camarillo, CA.
“Congratulations on a job very well done.”
— John Hajdinyak, Randolph, NJ.
“An absolutely wonderful book.”
— Virginia Spencer, Endwell, NY.
“I had been waiting anxiously on the book but when it arrived it completely exceeded my expectations. Great job.”
— Valerie Klauscher, Crescent, PA.
“One of the best World War II regimental histories I have ever seen.”
— Greg Carroll, Charleston, WV.
“The books clarity and level of detail is truly impressive. To assemble such a mountain of data and put it in the readable form that it is in is a tremendous accomplishment which called for an unusual dedication and intellectual ability.”
— Dan Miller, Co. D, 83rd Chemical Mortar Battalion, Annandale, VA.
“Congratulations to Lowry for the way he wove together all the different threads from historical records, letters, reminiscences, photographs, and all the rest. bravo.”
— Dr. John Beasley, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.
“The book is fantastic”
— Christy Lindberg, Assistant Historian, Chemical Corps, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO.
“The book makes me proud to be a surviving Bastard.”
— Harold St. Gemme, Co. C, 83rd Chemical Mortar battalion, Little Rock, AR.