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Don Singlestad, left, and David "Lefty" Anderson, a U.S. Navy veteran who was stationed in Guam, shared insights on their military service during the book signing. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)

'The Fighting Fool' chronicles war experience

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At 93, Sylvester "Don" Singlestad, one of the most decorated non-commissioned officers of the Army's Red Bull Infantry during World War II, has penned his recollections of the era.


Until now, the Park Rapids resident's role during the war has simply been reflected via the medals and honors he earned during the conflict.

Now "The Fighting Fool," rapidly gaining interest among military veterans, tells of his day-to-day - often harrowing - experiences during the war.

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