To commemorate West Point's bicentennial, the author's have produced a photographic record of Academy life. Founded in 1802 by order of President Thomas Jefferson, the academy has seen much change through its history, one aspect being the introduction of women.
Agostino von Hassell is an international trade consultant and freelance photojournalist who lives in New York and Virginia. He has published two illustrated books on the United States Marine Corps. Herm Dillon is a military historian who served in the US Marine Corps and has a degree in journalism. He lives in New Jersey.