Harry Spiller

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General Information

Name: Harry Spiller

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, History, Other;

Born: 1945 in Marion, Illinois


Website: N/A

Email: harryspiller@jal.cc.il.us


Illinois Connection

Spiller was born in Marion. He received a BS in Criminal Justice, a BA in Political Science, and an MPA at Southern Illinois University. He resides in West Frankfort, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Harry Spiller, began his career in public service in 1963 as a recruiter for the United States Marine Corps, delivering death messages and organizing funerals for those killed in action. A decade later, he worked as a lawman in Southern Illinois before serving as Sheriff of Williamson County from 1982 to 1989. In 2008 he retired from his position as an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at John A. Logan College in Carterville, Illinois, where he taught for 28 years.

Published Works

  • Prisoners of Nazis : Accounts by American POWs in World War II, McFarland & Co., 1997
  • American POWs in Korea : Sixteen Personal Accounts, McFarland & Co., 1998
  • Sheriff: A Memoir of a Lawman from Bloody Williams County, Illinois, Turner Publishing, 1999
  • Pearl Harbor Survivors: An Oral History of 24 Servicemen, McFarland & Co., 2001
  • Vietnam: Angel of Death, Southeast Missouri State University, 2002
  • American Pows in World War II: Twelve Personal Accounts of Captivity by Germany and Japan , McFarland, 2009
  • Murder in the Heartland: Book One, Turner Publishing, 2011
  • Murder in the Heartland: Book Two, Turner Publishing, 2011
  • Murder in the Heartland: Book Three, Turner Publishing, 2011

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

American POWs in Korea : Sixteen Personal Accounts

ISBN: 0786405619
Release Date: 1998-10-01

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Pearl Harbor Survivors: An Oral History of 24 Servicemen

ISBN: 0786411791
Release Date: 2001-12-20

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Vietnam: Angel of Death

ISBN: 1890551066
Release Date: 2002-07

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American Pows in World War II: Twelve Personal Accounts of Captivity by Germany and Japan

ISBN: 0786442751
Release Date: 2009-05-13

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Murder in the Heartland: Book Two

ISBN: 1596527986
Release Date: 2011-02-05

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Murder in the Heartland: Book Three

ISBN: 1596527994
Release Date: 2011-02-01

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Harry Spiller on WorldCat

Harry Spiller on Amazon

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