Books by Thomas Childers

CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: May 13, 2009

"A lucid study of a well-remembered war's forgotten soldiers."
A sympathetic, wide-ranging look at unseen casualties of World War II—those psychologically damaged by battle. Read full book review >
IN THE SHADOWS OF WAR by Thomas Childers
HISTORY
Released: Feb. 6, 2003

"The author says he eschewed traditional historiography because he wanted "to put readers in the action." Despite some clichés and occasional mawkishness, he has indeed fashioned a crisp, compelling narrative. (8 pp. b&w photos, 3 maps, not seen)"
World War II historian Childers (Wings of Morning, 1995, etc.) employs with some success the techniques and diction of a novelist to tell the intertwining stories of an American B-17 pilot, a French schoolteacher, and a leader of the French underground. Read full book review >
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: May 8, 1995

"A fitting memorial to the crew of the Black Cat."
 A poignant story of a B-24 crew from the selection and training of its members through their spine-tingling combat raids over Germany in WW II. Read full book review >