Stephen Budiansky

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Stephen Budiansky is a journalist and author who has worked as an editor and national security correspondent for U.S. News & World Report and asa a Congressional Fellow at the U.S. Congress Office of Technology Assessment. He has written 14 books about technology, military and security history, and nature. In January 2011 Budiansky completed Perilous Fight, a history of the American naval struggle against the British in the War of 1812, and has also written Battle of Wits: The Complete Story of Codebreaking in World War II (Free Press, 2002), and Air Power: The Men, Machines, and Ideas That Revolutionized War, from Kitty Hawk to Gulf War II (Penguin, 2005).

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October 2004

George Henry Sharpe’s Bureau of Military Information helped win the Civil War—and is especially worth remembering today