Truth Be Told: The Incident at Bravo Checkpoint

Truth Be Told: The Incident at Bravo Checkpoint

by Rex Barton
Truth Be Told: The Incident at Bravo Checkpoint

Truth Be Told: The Incident at Bravo Checkpoint

by Rex Barton


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This true story is told first-hand by the author, a U.S. Army Military Police Boat Patrol Commander who was the first to arrive on the scene that day during the active shootings of Hermann Dobler and Elke Martens. He details the historical era, his military experiences, the tragic day as it unfolded, and the intense military build-up that ensued. Deception and lies surrounding this horrific incident continue at the highest levels. What are they hiding? The truth!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781957220932
Publisher: Hawk Tales Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 02/17/2022
Pages: 70
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.17(d)

About the Author

Rex Barton was born June 24, 1944, in Santa Barbara, California, USA. Raised by his loving grandparents on a walnut farm in Ventura, California, he learned to be an avid horseman and care for all animals big and small, from an elephant to a hummingbird.In the summer of 1962, he joined the United States Army and completed his basic and military occupational specialty (MOS) training at Fort Ord Army post on Monterey Bay in California. Subsequently, he was stationed in Berlin, Germany, a cold war zone, and assigned to the 287th Military Police Company as a Military Policeman (MP) for almost five years. The duties were to guard military and civilian train passengers through dangerous zones, conduct routine patrols in the sectors, boat patrol Wannsee Lake and surrounding waterways, and assist with working on cases in the Criminal Investigation Division (CID). His stories are captivating and intense.In March 1967, Rex became a Deputy Sheriff/Deputy Coroner with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department where he served over seven years until he retired in 1974 due to a service-related disability. He worked in numerous divisions, including patrol, detention, courts/civil, juvenile, and investigations. After relocating to the Channel Island area near Ventura, Rex became a licensed, independent Mortgage Broker/Realtor for many years.In 2013, Rex moved with his wife to the Pacific Northwest where he enjoys writing novels in various genres.
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