Tag Archives: World War 2

Research: Understanding war crimes and soldier loyalty.

Every Saturday, I offer insight about my current research, or answer reader-submitted questions.

The opening scene of Music of the Spheres presents a soldier ordered to perform a despicable act: Slaying an infant.

Such an order would not be tolerated by American soldiers. I have several friends in the armed forces, and I know their integrity is such they would not obey this order. They are the most upstanding and honorable individuals I know. Read More →