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The Last Jump A Novel of World War II

by John E. Nevola

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The author with the late S/Sgt Richard "Red" Falvey, HQ Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Screaming Eagles) at Gettysburg, 18 Sep 2010. Red was a combat veteran of World War II. Born on 2 Aug 1921, he passed on 20 Aug 2012 to his next post. The popular paratrooper was a frequently sought-after speaker at World War II re-enactment and memorial events.Red loved The Last Jump and said "A great book. It lit a lot of lights for me." Rest in peace my friend. Your like will never pass this way again.

 

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OTHER WORKS BY AUTHOR JOHN E. NEVOLA

In 2011 we commemorated the 70th Anniversary of the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. All of the U.S. aircraft carriers survived that assault. The theme of this mini-eBook (14,000 words) describes the pivotal role played by those surviving American carriers in the first year of the war. By blunting the Japanese offensives, they exacted a true measure of revenge. This is their story.

Revenge of the Pearl Harbor Survivors

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR


 

 

John E. Nevola makes his literary debut with The Last Jump, a historical novel based on United States airborne operations in Europe during World War II. The study of this conflict has been the author’s lifelong passion and he weaves a compelling tale of courage and sacrifice set in a historically accurate backdrop in an extraordinary time in American history.

A retired Information Technology executive, Nevola has been widely published in business magazines with numerous articles on disaster recovery and terrorism. He authored a column for a post newspaper while serving in the United States Army and is a member of the Military Writer’s Society of America.

Nevola was born in New York City and is a graduate of Cardinal Hayes High School and the College of Aeronautics. He resides in Mount Olive, New Jersey with his wife of 47 years. They have four children and seven grandchildren. A portion of the proceeds from The Last Jump are donated to charity to assist the children of the fallen with college tuition.

 

Member - Military Writers Society of America

 

Member - Independent Author Network

 

 Click to read the author's The Last Jump Blog to see how present day society measures up to the Greatest Generation.