John R. Bruning
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John R. Bruning

John R. Bruning's latest book, "Indestructible: How One Man's Rescue Mission Changed the Course of World War II" will be published by Hachette Book Group this October 11th. It chronicles the extraordinary story of the legendary Paul "Pappy" Gunn and his family during their Pacific War crucible.

John is the collaborating writer or author of twenty non-fiction books, including three New York Times best sellers. A graduate of the University of Oregon, John was given a Department of Defense's Thomas Jefferson Award for best article by a photojournalist in 2010 after he wrote about a forced landing in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan. He was embedded with 2-162 Infantry, Oregon National Guard during the stability and support operation in New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in September 2005.

John lives in Independence, Oregon with his two kids, a pair of high maintenance, one-eyed cats and a couch-eating Jordanian dog.

John podcasts here: https://soundcloud.com/john-r-bruning/ep1-john-renee-do-history

and writes about great Americans here:

https://theamericanwarrior.com/

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Best Sellers

    • Outlaw Platoon

    • Heroes, Renegades, Infidels, and the Brotherhood of War in Afghanistan
    • By: Sean Parnell, John Bruning
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,782
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,523
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,520

    In combat, men measure up. Or don't. There are no second chances....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book...Everyone should listen to this book!!

    • By Chris on 04-09-12

    Regular price: $30.79

    • House to House

    • An Epic Memoir of War
    • By: Staff Sergeant David Bellavia, John Bruning
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,264
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,012
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,012

    Staff Sergeant David Bellavia, an Army infantry platoon leader in Iraq, gives a teeth-rattling, first-hand account of 11 straight days of heavy house-to-house fighting....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • As raw as it gets

    • By Robert on 09-24-07

    Regular price: $19.57

    • Indestructible

    • One Man's Rescue Mission That Changed the Course of WWII
    • By: John R. Bruning
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 17 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 591
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 547
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 547

    This little-known WWII story introduces a renegade pilot whose personal mission to rescue his family from a POW camp changed modern air warfare forever....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You will love Pappy's story

    • By A. L. DeWitt on 11-15-16

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Level Zero Heroes

    • The Story of U.S. Marine Special Operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan
    • By: Michael Golembesky, John R. Bruning
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 759
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 690
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 687

    Michael Golembesky follows the members of U.S. Marine Special Operations Team 8222 on their assignment to the remote and isolated Taliban stronghold known as Bala Murghab....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Worst narrator ever

    • By Bob Meindl on 07-03-15

    Regular price: $22.67

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