Barry Sadler
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


The Eternal Mercenary(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
God of Death(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The War Lord(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Panzer Soldier(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Barbarian(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Persian(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Damned(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Soldier of Fortune(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sentinel(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Conquistador(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Legionnaire(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The African Mercenary(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Assassin(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Phoenix(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Pirate(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Desert Mercenary(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Warrior(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cursed(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Samurai(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Soldier of Gideon(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Trench Soldier(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mongol(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Liberator(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Defiant(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Halls of Montezuma(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Johnny Reb(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Confederate(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Avenger(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Immortal Dragon(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Napoeleon's Soldier(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Conqueror(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Anzac(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Outlaw(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Devil's Horseman(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sword of the Brotherhood(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Minuteman(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Roman Mercenary(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Continental(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Crusader(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blitzkrieg(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Longbowman(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Barbarossa(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


The Moi(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nashville with a Bullet(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Morituri(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Cry Havoc(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Phu Nham(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Run for the Sun(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Shooter(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Razor(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Seppuku(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rescue(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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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