Author: James D. Johnson

Works Published by UNT Press

Combat Chaplain: A Thirty-Year Vietnam Battle

Published: July, 2015  Pages: 312  Features: 35 b&w illus. 5 maps. Index.

Chaplain James D. Johnson broke all the rules to be with his men. He chose to accompany them, unarmed, on their daily combat operations, a decision made against the recommendations of his superiors. During what would be the final days for some, he offered his ministry not from a pulpit but on the battlefields—in hot landing zones and rice paddies, in hospitals, aboard ship, and knee-deep in mud. He even found time for baptisms in the muddy Mekong River. more... about Combat Chaplain: A Thirty-Year Vietnam Battle