Tom Young


Tom Young is the author of several military-related novels, including the World War II novel Silver Wings, Iron Cross. Young spent more than 20 years with the Air National Guard, including service in Iraq and Afghanistan. In civilian life, he spent 10 years with the broadcast division of the Associated Press. He holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Young lives in Alexandria, VA. 


8 entries by Tom Young

Book Review

V2

By Robert Harris

A smart, character-driven tale about the lies German rocket scientists once told themselves.

Book Review

Imagining Iraq: Stories

By Bárbara Mujica

An intelligent, moving collection that honors both those who serve and those left behind at home.

Book Review

V2: A Novel of World War II

By Robert Harris

A smart, character-driven tale about the lies German rocket scientists once told themselves.

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The Dynamite Room

By Jason Hewitt

Imagine how WWII might have looked to an English girl who has lost her brother to the fighting. Imagine further how she would feel if the enemy then came into her home.

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We: A Novel

Michael Landweber

A double self combines innocence and experience to try to avert a family tragedy.

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David L. Robbins

On a freighter off the coast of Somalia, a pirate encounters more than he expected when he finds an Air Force para-rescue team on board. Reviewed by Tom Young

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Nicolai Lilin, translated by Jamie Richards

A literary chronicle of a small corner of post-Cold War history, this new novel recounts one soldier’s experiences during the Second Chechen War.

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Edward Girardet

In a long retrospective look, a veteran journalist sees little hope for military solutions in Afghanistan.