Operation PLUM

Meet the Authors of Operation PLUM

Adrian R. Martin

Adrian R. Martin is retired after 32 years of teaching high school English in Wisconsin. He has Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Wisconsin universities and has authored three other books, including a WWII book, Brothers from Bataan. He has been a presenter at the National Oral History Convention and lectured on subjects related to writing at the state and local level. Besides teaching and writing, Martin has coached state championship athletic teams, and recently retired from officiating football on the high school and college level for 30 years.


Dr. Larry Stephenson

Larry W. Stephenson, M.D. is a nephew of Captain Stephenson and currently, the Ford-Webber Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Wayne State University. He is a retired colonel, U.S. Army Medical Corps, where he held numerous command positions and formerly the J. Wm. White Professor of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania. He was also formerly the Chairman of the Archives and History Committee for the Society of Medical Consultants to the Armed Forces. He has served on several editorial boards and is currently an associate editor of a major medical journal. He has authored or co-authored more than 300 medical, scientific, and historic articles as well as six medical books, including one on the history of heart surgery. Another, State of the Heart: The Practical Guide to Your Heart and Heart Surgery was written for the general public and received the Independent Publishers Annual Award in the year 2001 in the category of Health, Medicine and Nutrition. The book can be viewed in its entirety at www.ctsnet.org.


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