THOMAS M. HATFIELD is the director of the Military History Institute in the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin, where he teaches courses on World War II and previously served as an academic dean for thirty years. The former president of two colleges, he is also an internationally recognized scholar on World War II.
"I will never understand how Hatfield accumulated so much interesting information about Earl Rudder. It is almost as though he was with Rudder most of the time." DeWitt Waltmon, Houston, Texas