Sometimes the strongest among us are the ones who smile through silent pain, cry behind closed doors, and fight battles that are unknown to anyone except themselves.

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421st MASH Duty and Justice
A Novel by A.L. Smith

421st MASH Duty & Justice (Cinematic Book Trailer 1)

September 11, 2001 Dr. Paul Kopchinsky—an Army Reservist and a surgeon in a small Texas town…a passionate farmer, avid hunter and above all, a family man. His life is shattered due to a series of events that would haunt him for the rest of his life. His wife and daughter are passengers on American Airlines Flight 11. March, 2003 Completely devastated by his loss, he’s compelled to take action, so he volunteers for active duty as war in the Middle East becomes imminent. Using his skill as a surgeon to support the troops was the least he could….or was it? The Army quickly identifies an additional talent that was acquired as a result of his love for hunting—one that he was glad to share. Not only was he there to save lives, he was also there to take lives…one terrorist at a time. After nearly two years of anguish and continuous thoughts of his wife and daughter, Dr. Kopchinsky is finally able to capture a few moments of peace…when he’s in the operating room and when he has an enemy in the crosshairs.

Cinematic Book Trailer 2–The March to Baghdad

Written by an Army Nurse Corps Officer who happens to be a huge fan of M*A*S*H, this is a fictitious account of a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital and it’s experiences during first 19 days of war in Iraq. The novel was inspired by the 212th MASH, which was the Army’s last MASH unit at the onset of the war in Iraq March, 2003 and the first unit to reach Baghdad. The hospital was erected in record time, during the worst sand storm in 30 years and treated 394 patients in the first 19 days.