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James Carl Nelson


James Carl Nelson received the 2017 Marine Corps Heritage Foundation's Colonel Joseph Alexander Award for Biography for I Will Hold: The Story of USMC Legend Clifton B. Cates, from Belleau Wood to Victory in the Great War. A former staff writer for the Miami Herald, he is the author of two previous histories of the First World War, Five Lieutenants: The Heartbreaking Story of Five Harvard Men Who Led America to Victory in World War I and The Remains of Company D: A Story of the Great War. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Works by James Carl Nelson
The Polar Bear Expedition The Polar Bear Expedition: The Heroes of America's Forgotten Invasion ofRussia, 1918-1919
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