"A Soldier's Final Journey," Begins in Glendale Minnesota where Steve Kenrude is beginning to put his life back together after returning from World War Two. He works on the family farm, marries his child hood sweetheart Karen Donnelly, and they begin raising a family together. Just when everything is falling into place, President Truman orders Steve and thousands of other veteran paratroopers back into the service to fight in Korea. Angered by the recall, but willing to do his part for his country, Steve reruns to the Army. Along the way he is united with Harry Jenson, Francis Martin Doogan the Third (Franny) and many more veterans. They begin training new soldiers at Fort Benning, Georgia for the difficult and dangerous job to come. When the Army decides the men are fit for combat they begin their long journey to Japan where they will complete their training. Arriving in Korea the men face a bold, battle hardened enemy that is willing to die for each foot of real estate. The paratroopers lead the way in battle after battle throwing the North Korean and Chinese troops northward. At times the biggest enemy the paratroopers have to battle, is their own high command that is filled with officers that are more interested in self glory than actually winning the war. Mean while back home family members fear for the safety of their loved ones, as they too have their battles with life and problems not of their making. A Soldiers Final Journey is a gritty, action filled story that pulls no punches. It will keep the reader glued to the pages and want ing more.