Ronald J. Drez

The story of Ronald Drez, a decorated Vietnam War Marine commander, evokes his passion for his country and those who served gallantly alongside him.

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Ronald Drez is a New York Times best selling author for his published title “Voices of Valor”.

He has authored books on WW1, WW2, D-Day, Pearl Harbor, and the War of 1812 with much critical acclaim.

Ronald Drez alongside the late Stephen Ambrose, designed the original D-Day to the Rhine tour, Band of Brothers® Tour and The Italian Campaign Tour via Stephen Ambrose Tours

Ronald Drez has interviewed over 4,000 WWII veterans, showcasing their stories in his many writings.

Ron has appeared on numerous broadcast television acting as a historical advisor alongside one on one interviews.

Ronald Drez is a decorated combat veteran of the Vietnam War and a former Captain of Hotel 2/5 Marines serving from 1968-1969. He is an award-winning, best-selling author and commander.

He is President of Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours having served both as friend and associate to the distinguished, late historian. He has written many articles for military history magazines and is a contributing author and editor to the Encyclopedia Britannica web site for its Normandy feature.

Ron co-authored the book Voices of Courage: The Battle for Khe Sanh, Vietnam. Although Hotel 2nd Battalion 5th Marine Regiment 1st Marine Division was not a part of the Battle for Khe Sanh, Vietnam, we honor our fellow 3rd Marine Division comrades who fought so gallantly. This is an excellent and accurate history of a part of the War of Vietnam.