Scott McGaugh is a veteran journalist and published author of Honor Before Glory (Da Capo/Hachette, 2016), the New York Times bestseller Surgeon in Blue (Arcade, 2013), Battlefield Angels (Osprey, 2011) and Midway Magic (CDS/Perseus, 2004). Midway Magic became the basis for a History Channel program, Hero Ship: The USS Midway, featuring the author and Honor Before Glory is in development as a feature film. McGaugh served as the founding marketing director of the USS Midway Museum in San Diego, the most visited floating ship museum in the world. Television appearances have included the History Channel, Travel Network and Discovery Channel, among others. Radio appearances have included NPR’s Weekend Edition.