Frederick G. Fierch is a lifelong resident Royalton and Ridgeway towns of Western New York. He has a B.A. Degree in History and Political Science and an M. A. Degree in History. He is a retired school teacher having taught Social Studies for twenty five years. A world traveler, he has been in more than eighty countries. This is his fourth book of non-fiction. The first was a survey of the 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland. The second and third dealt with the Eastern Niagara County area of New York. He and his wife also operated a restaurant in their hometown for twenty eight years. This is his fourth work of non-fiction.