dudley c. gould
author of books on military, scientific, and spiritual topics
about the author
dudley c. gould joined the Royal Canadian Army before World War II, transferring after Pearl Harbor to the US Army Air Corps where he was a tail gunner in a B-26 Marauder bomber in North Africa and Britain. gould later transferred to the infantry in France where he received a commission.
He was recalled to active duty in 1951 and, following a year of combat with the 2nd Infantry Division in Korea, decided to remain in the service and establish himself as a military writer. He wrote a column on US military history for Army Times and, during a tour in the US Army Information Office in Japan, prepared a course syllabus for the University of Maryland about American military history.
While stationed at Fort Devens in Massachusetts in the late 1950s, gould began his exhaustive research on the War of Independence in the stacks of the Boston Public Library. Times of Brother Jonathan, published in 2001, is the result of those years of research.
His 2002 war memoir, Follow Me Up Fools Mountain, recounts the action he participated in as part of the 2nd Infantry Division during the Korean War. The Military Book Club issued its book club edition of Follow Me Up Fools Mountain in 2003.
Recipient of the Silver Star, Soldiers Medal, Bronze Star and Purple Heart, gould is now 88 years old and resides in San Antonio, Texas.
biography and photos compliments of Southfarm Press, publisher of war-books.com
essay: "i am a deist" by dudley c. gould
The Congregational Church on Hamilton Street was my theater of the seasons: summer concerts by Wid Eddy's brass band, old timers in white ducks and navy blue blazers; ice cream socials in back; Halloween pumpkins and hard cider; Thanksgiving turkey dinners; bright star on the steeple and a manger scene out front; spring rally climbing in the spooky predawn with family up Thompson Park past the zoo to watch Easter sun slide over the town, ham and egg breakfast in the church basement.
Our watchful preacher, Doctor Stokes, shiny black suit, theological PhD, smooth funeral-director-type paid-for smile, to me the presence of the church; the impression that everything in his Bible was straight from the lips of God, the Supreme Being, capitalized but never explaining, only commanding and demanding.read the complete essay: .pdf file
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updated September 28, 2008
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