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Thomas B. Allen

The late Thomas B. Allen, a freelance writer in Bethesda, Maryland, was the author of Tories: Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War (Harper 2010). Allen published articles on espionage and military history along with frequently contributing to National Geographic Magazine. He served in the United States Navy before he took up positions with the Bridgeport (Conn.) Herald, The New York Daily News, as managing editor of Trade Book Division, Chilton Books, and as Associate Chief of the National Geographic Society’s Book Service.

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America’s first civil war took place during the Revolution, an ultra violent, family-splitting, and often vindictive conflict between patriots and loyalists Read >>

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