Books by Barrett Tillman

HISTORY
Released: Feb. 14, 2012

"A commendable history of a significant ship that also commemorates the economic might unleashed to supply the fighters in WWII."
Veteran military historian Tillman (Whirlwind: The Air War Against Japan, 1942–45, 2010, etc.) comprehensively delineates the history of the legendary USS Enterprise ("the Big E"). Read full book review >
WHIRLWIND by Barrett Tillman
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: March 2, 2010

"Tightly focused, sure-footed military history."
Military-aircraft expert Tillman (What We Need: Extravagance and Shortages in America's Military, 2007, etc.) delivers a blow-by-blow history of the Allied air offensive against Japan during World War II. Read full book review >
PROMETHEUS’S CHILD by Harold Coyle
THRILLERS
Released: Oct. 16, 2007

"Biff! Bap! Pow! Take that, evil Frenchmen!"
Coyle and Tillman (Pandora's Legion, 2007, etc.) send their private militia to Chad, where the soldiers and sailors and SEALs lock horns with the French version of themselves. Read full book review >
PANDORA’S LEGION by Harold Coyle
THRILLERS
Released: Feb. 20, 2007

"Action-filled revenge fantasy for desk-bound Terminators."
In the latest ground-war thriller from Coyle (They Are Soldiers, 2004, etc.) and Tillman (Dauntless, 1992, etc.), al-Qaeda sends disease-injected human time bombs to the Great Satan, so the Great Satan sends a private commando force to Pakistan to put a stop to the nonsense. Read full book review >
PUSHING THE ENVELOPE by Marion E. Carl
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 1, 1994

"The forthright text has 13 contemporary photos."
 A blunt, spare autobiography from a past president of the American Fighter Aces Association. Read full book review >
DAUNTLESS by Barrett Tillman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 15, 1992

"Tillman's training and experience assure verisimilitude in both history and technical details, to be sure—but the strangely uninvolving fashion in which he tells his tale makes this one for dedicated aviation-war buffs."
 The 50th anniversary of WW II will undoubtedly unleash a spate of books over the next few years, and this fictionalized version of the crucial Battle of Midway in the summer of 1942 is in the vanguard. Read full book review >