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Richard C. White

A look at a forgotten front during World War II

Normally, here is where I toot my own horn about a new release, but this time, I’ll let my publisher’s press release talk for me.

Strikeforce Falcon_smFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Pro Se Productions, an innovative publisher of Genre Fiction, announces its latest Pro Se Single Shot Signature Series. Author Richard C. White takes adventure into a different theater than most, one that takes on the horrors and heroics of war in Strikeforce Falcon. The series first tale, Flashpoint, is now available as a digital single for only 99 cents.

“War stories,” says Tommy Hancock, Editor in Chief of Pro Se Productions, “have always been a staple of Pulp and Genre Fiction. And there was never a period that this subgenre developed into something clearly defined and full of potential as it did in the 1940s. Strikeforce Falcon harkens back to the tales printed on yellowed paper and captured in celluloid for the big screen that made heroes of the common soldier. What Richard brings to his take on it is not only a love for the type of stories he’s telling, but also an understanding of what war is, something both brutal in its undertaking, but also something that gives rise to great men in life and death situations.”

In the early days of 1942, Imperial Japan was on the march in the Southwest Pacific. The Netherlands East Indies had fallen except for a few holdouts on islands most of their defenders had never heard of before being assigned there. Bataan had fallen and Corregidor Island would only last a few weeks longer. The mighty American navy was still trying to recover from the twin disasters of Pearl Harbor and the Java Sea. It seemed that the Rising Sun would soon make it’s appearance in Australia.

But, not if the men of Strikeforce Falcon had anything to say about it.

Strikeforce Falcon is a series loosely based on the exploits of Z Special Group—a group of Allied commandos who drew on the experiences of the British Special Operations Executive and adapted them to the jungles and islands of the Pacific theater. “Strikeforce Falcon gives me a chance to step out of my comfort zone,” says White. “I’ve been focused on fantasy and science fiction the past ten years, and it’s going to be good to get back to my roots. I think my experiences, both as a U.S. Army veteran as well as a historian, will help me bring these stories to life. But, whatever the source of the inspiration, it’s the action and intrigue surrounding the commando group that drive the story.”

Strikeforce Falcon: Flashpoint features a fantastic cover by Larry Nadolsky, logo design by Jeff Hayes, and digital formatting by Russ Anderson. The digital single is available for the Kindle and for most other digital formats at  for only 99 cents.

For interviews with the author or more information on the Pro Se Single Shots Signatures, contact Morgan McKay, Pro Se’s Director of Corporate Operations, at

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