They Bravely Fought: Tales of Brave Deeds and Bells That Toll.

Posted October 10, 2023 by jlstaub

A new book honoring the brave deeds of American soldiers, while recounting some of the harsh realities of war, as told in poetry and verse.

Author Jerry Staub returns with his third collection of poems in “They Bravely Fought,” honoring courageous Americans who served in combat, recounting some of the brave and heroic actions of those soldiers while recognizing some of the harsh realities that they, and many others, face during war. 

Staub has a deep and abiding respect for those who have answered the call to fight for our freedoms throughout history. Those who take up the mantle are our first heroes. However, the casualties of war begin on the battlefield and ripple out beyond the front lines and create heroes lesser known. The cost of war is borne by the soldiers on the front lines and the innocents at home, and they, each in their own way, bravely fought

A portion of the royalties from the sale of this book will be donated to The American Legion, to help our brave, heroic veterans. 

Author: Jerry L. Staub, is an American veteran, writer, and poet. He is the author of Patriot Songs, a book that honors all brave Americans who have fought, bled, and in some cases, died to defend our country and Whispering Winds, a Baby Boomers autobiography. He and his wife live in Idaho with their three dogs.

Title: They Bravely Fought: Tales of Brave Deeds and Bells That Toll.                        

Review copies available – please contact author at [email protected]  

Available now from: and booksellers near you           Price: $9.95 

Size: 6”x9”     Pages: 66     Format: Paperback     Publication Date: October, 2023

Poem Samples (all Copyrighted © 2023):



Brave men all, though they were few,

among the best we ever knew.

The first to serve in foreign lands,

fighting for freedom on distant sands.


Called Leathernecks from their first day on,

they wore leather collars, for swords to shun.

They stood for duty to God and Country

to protect all Americans and keep us free…


She Bravely Serves

From Mideast deserts to Afghanistan,

she bravely serves in air, on sea or land.

From army nurse to door gunner in Iraq,

she serves behind the scenes or on attack…


He Could Not See or Hear

A nor’ wester blows briskly across the desolate plain,

sabers gleam in noonday sun on harsh terrain.

Banners gayly dance to that “Boots ‘n Saddles” tune,

as a blue column leaves for the Yellowstone, late in June.


A five-day scout through Dakota ‘n Montana land,

along the Yellowstone, to the Rosebud, sabers in hand.

Northward, up the Little Bighorn to make a stand

and trap remnants of a hostile Sioux warrior band…


Quiet Fields of Shiloh

That early spring day, where spirits lay

     on sacred ground in field and orchard

Solemn peace shattered and ebbed away

     in two bleak days so horrid…


The Cold Wind’s Blowin

Unabated, the cold wind’s blowin’

o’er solemn graves of loves once known.

Somber ringing of lone church bells

awaken memories of war’s deathly knells…




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Last Updated October 10, 2023