Thomas Allen

Thomas B. Allen is a writer whose works include articles for National Geographic Magazine and books on a variety of subjects, ranging from military history to natural history. His most recent book is Tories: Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War. Other books include Mr. Lincoln’s High-Tech War, written with his son, Roger MacBride Allen; The Bonus Army with Paul Dickson; and George Washington, Spymaster.

2 entries by Thomas Allen

Book Review

Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence

In his trademark storytelling style, the author focuses on a period of several months in which liberty-seeking Americans decided there was no turning back.

Book Review

By David A. Clary

George Washington’s First War: His Early Military Adventures

This account of the Founding Father’s youthful soldiering portrays him as arrogant, foolish, immature, thin-skinned, and frequently incompetent.