Walter R. Borneman

Dudley H. Harris, M.D.

Appearing Courtesy of Friends of the Festival

Walter R. Borneman writes about American military and political history. His latest book, "Brothers Down: Pearl Harbor and the Fate of the Many Brothers Aboard the USS Arizona," provides a very personal look at the attack through the eyes of the 38 sets of brothers assigned to the ship. Borneman’s books include the national bestseller, "The Admirals: Nimitz, Halsey, Leahy, and King," winner of the Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature and "MacArthur at War," a finalist for the Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History that focuses on MacArthur’s evolution as a military commander during World War II. Borneman's commentary has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post and on He has a master’s degree in history and a law degree and lives in Colorado.

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Brothers Down: Pearl Harbor and the Fate of the Many Brothers Aboard the USS Arizona
History / Biography
Little Brown
May 2019
ISBN 9780316438889
$30.00, INSTORE
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MacArthur at War: World War II in the Pacific
History / Biography
Little Brown
May 2016
ISBN 9780316405331
$21.99, INSTORE
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