"Quite simply, the novel about the Vietnam War..."
The Chicago Sun Times

John M. Del Vecchio was drafted in 1969 shortly after graduating from Lafayette College with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and minor emphasis in Civil Engineering. In 1970 he volunteered for Viet Nam where he served as a combat correspondent for the 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile); in 1971 he was awarded a Bronze Star for Heroism in Ground Combat.

Along with The 13th Valley, Del Vecchio is the author of For the Sake of All Living ThingsCarry Me Home, Darkness Falls, numerous articles and papers including the widely quoted, “The Importance of Story”; the forward for Wounds Of War and the afterword for Code Word: Geronimo. His books have been translated into four languages and published worldwide. He has lectured extensively on the history of the Viet Nam War in the U.S. and the United Kingdom, and has appeared on FOX News as a military/political commentator.

Del Vecchio is currently working on screenplays based on his novels, a book about resilience in the fourth quarter of life tentatively titled Exit Strategies, and an expose on the financial crisis from ‘a street-level’ perspective tentatively titled From The Bottom Looking Up. He Also co-wrote The Bremer Detail ​which was released in September 2014.

Del Vecchio is also a Managing Partner and Founding Member of Charlie Foxtrot Entertainment www.charliefoxtrotfilms.com a military based entertainment company. 

Mr. Del Vecchio is also avaiable for speaking engagements. Please contact John M. Del Vecchio via email: john@the13thvalley.com