Colonel David Fitz-Enz U.S.Army (Ret.)
A New Mystery Novel by Colonel Fitz-Enz Scheduled
for March 2021 Release
About the Writer
Now vice-president of Cannonade Filmworks, he co-produced and wrote the television program "The Final Invasion" for PBS and authored the companion book. He is published in "Military Illustrated" magazine of London, England, a guest lecturer at the British Army Museum, and presenter at the International Napoleonic Fair.
Colonel Fitz-Enz has written his memoir of Vietnam, "Why A Soldier?" for Random House. He has recently appeared on CSPAN Book TV and as a commentator on FOX Network News in New York City. In June 2001 he received "The Distinguished Writing Prize" from the Army Historical Foundation, in Washington DC, for his book "The Final Invasion". In October 2003 he was granted the military order of Saint Louis for contributions to military literature by the sovereign military order of the Temple of Jerusalem, Knights Templar. In April 2003 he was the guest lecturer at the National Archives in Washington DC.
In addition to his Vietnam memoir “Why a Soldier”? and The Final Invasion, an account of the Battle of Plattsburgh during the War of 1812, Colonel Fitz-Enz has also written three other books relating to the War of 1812. They include Old Ironsides: Eagle of the Sea, an account of the oldest warship afloat in the world today including its pivotal role in the War of 1812, Redcoats' Revenge, a what if account of a British victory in that war and what our country might be like today, and his latest book, Hacks, Sycophants, Adventurers & Heroes, the story of President James Madison's commanders in the War of 1812.