Order of Barry Sadler Books
Barry Sadler (1940-1989) was an American author of military fiction novels. He created the Casca series, which would later be revived by other authors. Prior to becoming a novelist, Sadler served in the U.S. Army as a Green Beret medic and Staff Sergeant during the Vietnam War. He is well known for his album Ballads of the Green Berets (including hit single titled “Ballad of the Green Berets”). In 1978, Sadler shot country music singer/songwriter Lee Emerson Bellamy in the head, killing him over a woman (Darlene Sharp) and after Bellamy had made numerous harassing phone calls and threats towards Sadler. Sadler was convincted of voluntary manslaughter and sentenced to 4-5 years in prison, but ended up only serving 21 days.
Barry Sadler became a published author in 1977 with his novel The Moi: A Novel of the Vietnam War. His final novel was Rescue, published in 1991. Below is a list of Barry Sadler’s books in order of when they were first released:
Publication Order of Casca Books
Publication Order of Standalone Novels
|Nashville with a Bullet||(1981)|
|Run for the Sun||(1986)|
Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books
|Everything You Want to Know About the Record Industry in Nashville, Tennessee, Country Music Capital of the World||(1978)|
Note: Following The Mongol, the Casca series was written by other authors – most notably Tony Roberts. Nashville with a Bullet was co-authored by Billy Arr.
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