Tom Clancy Presents: Act of Valor, the novelization of the Bandito Brothers/Relativity Media top grossing hit movie, was a New York Times best-seller for the better part of three months.


Additionally, Act of Valor was just awarded the Military Writers Society of America Silver Medal Award for fiction.  You can read more about the making of the movie and the evolution of the book on the website.

Now that Lone Survivor recently hit the box office bringing in $38M gross. You can read the box office analysis here.


Act of Valor is a Military Writers Society of America 2013 Awards Finalist


In addition to being a New York Times best-seller, Act of Valor is a Military Writers Society of America 2013 Awards Finalist.


If you’re interested in purchasing Act of Valor for yourself you can pick up a copy here:

Barnes and Noble

Penguin Publishers


Read the Latest Sterling Reviews of George Galdorisi

George Galdorisi

George Galdorisi is famous for works such as, “Leave No Man Behind”, “Act of Valor” and “The Kissing Sailor”.  Odds are if you haven’t had the chance to pick up one of these works, you’ve at least heard of them.  Act of Valor, while being written, hit the cinema and drew in over $81,000,000 at worldwide box offices.  The Kissing Sailor, another one of George Galdorisi’s astounding works that reveals the two members of the iconic end-of-the-war kiss photo, and has been featured in the news and media for the past year.

George’s works are well-known and it’s no surprise that they have garnished some great reviews such as these:

Leave No Man Behind

Tom Clancy Presents: Act of Valor

The Kissing Sailor (MWSA) | The Kissing Sailor (USNWC – *Last on Page)

After reading these, and the many other great reviews that are circling the web, you’re going to want to pick up these works at your local Barnes and Noble, or on  Don’t forget to leave your own reviews of all of George Galdorisi’s books.


George Mendonsa Featured Today on The Katie Couric Show


The Kissing Sailor himself, George Mendonsa, will be featured today on The Katie Couric show.  The show airs locally in Maryland at 4:00 pm.  To find out more about the Katie Couric Show, visit her website and make sure to tune in today at 4.

The Kissing Sailor Featured on Travel Channel’s Monumental Mysteries

Don Wildman on the Monumental Mysteries set.

The Kissing Sailor mystery and book have been featured on the Travel Channel’s, Monumental Mysteries.


David Owens of the Huntsville Times Discusses The Kissing Sailor


The power of the great American Story told in The Kissing Sailor, can be seen in the David Owens story in the Huntsville Times, but perhaps more importantly, in the speed at which this story was picked up in other media. This story resonates with America.

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‘I’m half-bombed and the war is over’ – by David Owens

George and Greta

By David Owens

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. – For a generation, World War II was a defining event and most remember where they were the moment they learned the war was over.

For George Mendonsa, where he was that day made him an icon.

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The Hartford Courant Covers The Kissing Sailor


The Kissing Sailor has accomplished the goals the book’s authors, Larry Verria and George Galdorisi set out to accomplish three years ago when they embarked on this book project: Ensure that George Mendonsa and Greta Friedman were finally recognized as the Kissing Sailor and nurse (really a dental assistant) in what is recognized as the world’s most famous photograph.

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U.S. Navel Institute Features The Kissing Sailor for Member’s Holiday Discount

2012 holiday Catalog

The U.S. Navel Institute is issuing it’s 2012 Holiday Catalog.  The Kissing Sailor is available for an exclusive Member’s Discount. Don’t miss out on this great deal.

View the Catalog here.

NavyTimes What George and Greta Have to Say About the Controversial Claims

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Famous kissers weigh in on photo controversy

By Jacqueline Klimas – Staff writer
Posted : Friday Oct 19, 2012 18:55:29 EDT
Feminist bloggers are saying the iconic image of a sailor kissing a nurse on V-J Day in Times Square depicts an act of sexual assault.

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