Robert G. Williscroft- Retired Submarine Officer and “Real Life” Jack Ryan

Robert G. Williscroft - Adventurer and Retired Submarine Officer

Robert G. Williscroft- Retired Submarine Officer and the “Real Life” Jack Ryan

Tom Clancy might have said; “The only way to do all the things you’d like to do is to read” but he never met Robert Williscroft. Robert has spent a lifetime taking adventures most to us only read about. Have you spent 22 months underwater or a year at the South Pole? Robert has and so much more. His love for adventures has led him to author over 17 books and hundreds of articles, both fiction and nonfiction.


He has a degree in Marine Physics and Meteorology and a doctorate “for developing a system to protect SCUBA divers in contaminated water.” From the Arctic to the South Pole and a year at the equatorial Pacific are just a few of the many places Robert has been.


Operation Ivy Bell IllustrationRobert’s journey as an author began as a young kid. He shares, “When I was a teenager, I wrote a science fiction story, the editor, bless his heart, wrote me a letter back and said, you got a ways to go kid, but keep at it.” That is what he did! His bestseller, “Operation Ivy Bells” blends his own personal experience on that mission with fictional characters. It’s sequel, “Operation Ice Breaker” is already available. Also be watching for the third book in the Mac McDowell Mission series, “Operation Arctic Sting”. It’s in the final editing stage and will be released soon.

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