Roger D. McGrath, Ph.D.: with years of military experience first as a former Marine and later as a military historian with the California Center for Military History. Prof. McGrath taught history at UCLA for 15 years, before teaching at Pepperdine, and ultimately California State University-Northridge. He is the author of Gunfighters, Highwaymen, and Vigilantes (University of California Press 1984) and contributor to Crime in the West: Then and Now, Violence and Lawlessness on the Western Frontier, and Violence in America: The History of Crime as well as several articles: Death Before Dishonor, Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture, Treat Them to a Good Dose of Lead, Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture, The Myth of Violent Frontier, Harper's Magazine. He has published more than 30 articles, encyclopedia entries, and book reviews on other topics as well. Dr. McGrath has appeared as an expert on the Old West, World War II, and the history of crime in the A & E and History Channel documentaries The Real West (25 episodes), Biography (6 episodes), Tales of the Gun (3 episodes), Save our History - Valley Forge; and a dozen more documentaries on the Discovery Channel, TNT, and other networks, including Forgotten Wars, Crimes in Time, Outlaws, Outlaws and Lawmen, and The Story of the Gun. Roger's other television and radio experience includes CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, and others. Among his other academic specialties are subjects on the American West, the Irish in America, and World War II. Some of his more recent works include Death Before Dishonor, Letter From California: The Reconquista of California, and The Western Way of War: From Plato to NATO.