Steven James Hantzis is the author of Rails of War: Supplying the Americans and Their Allies in China-Burma-India. His professional career and working life include thirty years in the American labor movement at the top levels of union administration. He is retired from the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.
Prior to his union career, Steven worked in the railroad operating crafts as a brakeman-conductor for twelve years in Central Indiana. He also taught high school and held an adjunct faculty position for Indiana University Division of Labor Studies.
Steven studied political science at Indiana University and received a bachelor’s degree from Antioch University in Labor Studies. He and his wife, Kathleen, live in the Washington, D.C. area.
The author and his wife own a home on Barters Island in the Boothbay Region. T