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Stephen Budiansky
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Stephen Budiansky is a journalist and military historian whose writings frequently appear in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Atlantic. His previous books include Perilous Fight, The Bloody Shirt, Her Majesty's Spymaster, Air Power, and Battle of Wits. He lives in Leesburg, Virginia.

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Blackett's War
The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-Boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare Warfare
Written by Stephen Budiansky


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $16.95

In March 1941, after a year of devastating U-boat attacks, the British War Cabinet turned to an intensely private, bohemian physicist named Patrick Blackett to turn the tide of the naval campaign. Though he is little remembered today, Blackett did as much as anyone to defeat Nazi Germany, by revolutionizing the... Read more >
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Blackett's War
The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-Boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare
Written by Stephen Budiansky


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $12.99

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Perilous Fight
America's Intrepid War with Britain on the High Seas, 1812-1815
Written by Stephen Budiansky


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $17.95

In Perilous Fight, Stephen Budiansky tells the rousing story of the U.S. Navy during the War of 1812, when an upstart American fleet fought off the legendary Royal Navy and established America as a world power for the first time.

Through vivid re-creations of riveting and dramatic encounters at sea, Budiansky shows... Read more >
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Perilous Fight

Written by Stephen Budiansky


Format: eBook, 448 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $13.99

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