Deliver Your News to the World

The War Operation Wappen which Should Never Have Been

Reliving an infamous warfare from 1956-1958


Frankfurter Buchmese will feature Robert Maddock’s “Operation Wappen: A War That Never Was” on its 70th anniversary, 2018 Frankfurt Book Fair, from October 10-14, 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany.

The book highlights the author’s Marine Corps service as a Second Lieutenant Artillery forward observer attached to Third Battalion Sixth Marine Regiment led by Colonel Austin C. Shifty Shofner during a combined British MI6 and U.S. CIA clandestine effort to overthrow the Syrian government in October 1957.

“Operation Wappen: A War That Never Was”. The book is available for purchase on Amazon: Amazon Page.

“Operation Wappen: A War That Never Was”
Written by Robert Maddock
Published by Xlibris US
Published Date: December 19, 2016
Paperback: $21.99
About the Author
Robert K. Maddock Jr. has a love of history. He graduated from St. George’s School, Middle Town, Rhode Island ’52, and Stanford University with BA, ’56. He was a Captain USMCR with active service and reserve duty (’56-’65) part of which was in the Middle East. He graduated from the University of Virginia MD in 1962 and did postgraduate work at the University of  Utah College of Medicine and University Hospitals of Cleveland until 1967.  He was a full-time faculty 3 years and eventually Adjunct Professor of Medicine (U of Utah) and Fellow in the American College of Physicians.  His wife, Raija Pönkänen RN, FNP, is the illustrator. Combined, they have reared 9 children.

( Press Release Image: )


 Robert Maddock
 2018 Book Fair
 Frankfurt Book Fair
 War Stories

This news content may be integrated into any legitimate news gathering and publishing effort. Linking is permitted.

News Release Distribution and Press Release Distribution Services Provided by WebWire.