Nebraska Authors

Cecil B. Currey

AKA: pseud. `Cincinnatus'

Born 1932-11-29 Clarks, NE (USA)

Died 2013-03-12
Lutz, Fl (USA)

Bushnell, FL (USA)
Florida National Cemetery

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Omaha, NE
Ashland, NE
Tampa, FL

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Nonfiction


Benjamin Franklin; Miltary History; Social Conditions


Undergraduate Studies, 1950, Nebraska Central College
Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1958, Kansas State College, Fort Hays, KS
Master of Arts Degree, 1959, Kansas State College, Fort Hays, KS
Graduate Studies,1959-1960, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Graduate Studies, 1961-62, Municipal University of Omaha, Omaha, NE
Command and General Staff College, U.S. Army
Ph.D., 1965, University of Kansas


Ordained minister of Congregational Church
United States Army Reserve
Professor of Military History

Places Worked

Pastor in Ashland, NE (1960-62)
Nebraska Wesleyan University, 1964-67
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL


Lectureship Award, 1966, 1967


American Association of University Professors
Evangelical Theological Society
American Historical Association
Military Chaplains Association of the United States


Road to Revolution: Benjamin Franklin in England, 1765-1775. 1968.
Code Number 72, Benjamin Franklin: Patriot or Spy?. 1972.
Reason and Revelation: John Duns Scotus on Natural Theology. 1977.
Student's Guide to Images of America. A course based on Alistair Cooke's America. 1980. (with V. Gentle & E. Lewis)
Self-Destruction: The Disintegration and Decay of the United States Army During the Vietnam Era. 1981. (under the pen name "Cincinnatus")
Follow Me and Die: The Destruction of an Americal Division in WW II. 1984.
With Wings as Eagles. 1984.
Edward Lansdale, the Unquiet American. 1988.

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