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Apache Ambush (Chisholm Book 1)
by Chet Cunningham
He was half Apache, half white. As a boy, he had seen his Indian mother
gunned down by the hated bluecoats during an attack on his village.
years later, here he was, Wade Chisholm, scout for the U.S. Cavalry,
alone in Apache country, asked to locate the hostiles - his people -
then decide if he had the stomach to lead soldiers in the massacre of
But "Longknife" knew the Apaches had already filled the
desolate desert. The Apache death chant. Chisholm was as good as dead!
Chet Cunningham : Chet Cunningham, who makes his home in San
Diego, California, is a prolific writer of both novels and nonfiction
books. He comes from a newspaper background so is geared to producing
writing every day and not "when the muse moves me." He said he doesn't
believe in writer's block.
In 1950, he was drafted in the Army.
After nine months in Japan Cunningham went to the front lines of the war
in Korea. He participated in two battles and numerous line-crossing and
prisoner patrols. Assigned to a heavy weapons company he served as an
81 mm mortar gunner, squad leader, and section leader. His service
earned him the Combat Infantryman's Badge. After two years of service he
was discharged in the rank of sergeant.
Cunningham was born in
Nebraska, grew up in Oregon, worked in Michigan, and went to college in
New York City. Now he lives in California. He works in an expanded den
in his home and says he never gets to work late due to fog, rain or
traffic jams. "Walk down the hall, turn left and I'm at work."
graduated from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon with a BA in
journalism, and after his hitch in the Army he received his MS degree
from the Columbia University Graduated School in Journalism in New York
City in 1954.