William R. Forstchen

William R. Forstchen is the author of the New York Times bestseller One Second After and We Look Like Men of War, among numerous other books in diverse subjects ranging from history to science fiction. He has co-authored several books with Newt Gingrich, including Gettysburg: A Novel of the Civil War, Pearl Harbor, Days of Infamy, To Try Men’s Souls and Valley Forge. Forstchen holds a Ph.D. in History from Purdue University, with specializations in military history and the history of technology. He is currently a Faculty Fellow and Professor of History at Montreat College, near Asheville North Carolina. He is a pilot and flies an original WWII recon "warbird." He resides near Asheville with his daughter Meghan.


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Callista Gingrich interviews Newt Gingrich on Days of Infamy, Part 2

Hear Newt Gingrich discuss his historical novel Days of Infamy, written with co-author William R. Forstchen. In this author interview with Callista Gingrich, he discusses why he calls his books "active histories."

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Newt Gingrich Discusses his book, To Try Men's Souls

Author Newt Gingrich, appearing at Mount Vernon, discusses his latest historical novel, To Try Men's Souls.

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Valley Forge by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from the historical novel Valley Forge by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen. The audiobook is narrated by William Dufris and Callista Gingrich.

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To Try Men's Souls by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from the novel To Try Men's Souls by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen. This historical fiction audiobook is narrated by Callista Gingrich, William Dufris, and Eric Conger. After two bestselling series examining the Civil War and WWII, Gingrich and Forstchen have turned their sharp eye for detail on the Revolutionary War. Their story follows three men with three very different roles to play in history: General George Washington, Thomas Paine, and Jonathan Van Dorn, a pr

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Never Call Retreat by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from the historical novel Never Call Retreat by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen. The New York Times bestselling authors conclude their inventive trilogy with this remarkable answer to the great "what if" of the American Civil War: Could the South have indeed won?

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Newt Gingrich on his book Grant Comes East

Listen to Newt Gingrich introduce his historical novel Grant Comes East, written with co-author William R. Forstchen. Grant Comes East continues the story of a Confederate victory, examining the great "what if" of American history: Could Lee have won the Battle of Gettysburg? A Confederate victory, however, would not necessarily mean that the Southern cause has gained its final triumph and a lasting peace.

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Pearl Harbor by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from the novel Pearl Harbor by bestselling authors Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen. This powerful saga covers the heroic highs and horrifying lows of America's darkest day—from the White House to the Wheeler Army Air Field, from top-brass military officers, national leaders, and admirals to the ordinary citizens caught in the chaos of war.

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Newt Gingrich talks about his book Days of Infamy

"Hear Newt Gingrich talk about his alternative history novel Days of Infamy, a military tour de force and new take on the Pearl Harbor attack, written with co-author William R. Forstchen. Learn more about the historical fiction book Days of Infamy at http://us.macmillan.com/daysofinfamy/NewtGingrich "Hear Newt Gingrich talk about his alternative history novel Days of Infamy, a military tour de force and new take on the Pearl Harbor attack, written with co-author William R. Forstchen. Learn more a

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Callista Gingrich interviews Newt Gingrich on Days of Infamy

Hear Newt Gingrich discuss his novel Days of Infamy, which he wrote with co-author William R. Forstchen. In this author interview with Callista Gingrich, he discusses the lessons we learn from Pearl Harbor. Learn more about the historical fiction book Days of Infamy at http://us.macmillan.com/daysofinfamy/NewtGingrich Read more about Newt Gingrich at http://us.macmillan.com/author/newtgingrich Learn more about William R. Forstchen at http://us.macmillan.com/author/williamrforstchen

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Pillar to the Sky

William R. Forstchen
Tor Books

From William Forstchen, the New York Times bestselling author of One Second After, comes Pillar to the Sky, a towering epic to rank with Douglas Preston’s...


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Victory at Yorktown
George Washington Series
Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

New York Times bestselling authors Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen pen the triumphant conclusion to their George Washington series—a novel of...


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To Make Men Free
George Washington Series
Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

With To Make Men Free (originally published as The Battle of the Crater), New York Times bestselling authors Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen take...


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Valley Forge
George Washington Series
Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

A riveting, personal look at one of our country's first heroes in the second captivating novel of the George Washington series by Newt Gingrich and William R....


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One Second After

William R Forstchen
Tor Books

New York Times best selling author William R. Forstchen now brings us a story which can be all too terrifyingly real...a story in which one man struggles to...


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To Try Men's Souls
George Washington Series
Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen; Albert S. Hanser, contributing editor
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

Bestselling authors Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen turn their sharp eye for detail on three men in the middle of the Revolutionary War and the birth of...


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Days of Infamy

Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

“Absolutely brilliant! Fast paced and filled with tension and suspense. Every page resonates with the momentous events and great personalities of World War II...


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Pearl Harbor

Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen
St. Martin's Paperbacks

This powerful saga covers the heroic highs and horrifying lows of America’s darkest day—from the White House to the Wheeler Army Air Field, from top-brass...


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Never Call Retreat

Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen
St. Martin's Paperbacks

The New York Times bestselling authors of Gettysburg continue their inventive series with this remarkable answer to the great “what-if” of the American Civil...


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Grant Comes East

Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

THE BATTLE MAY HAVE BEEN WON, BUT THE WAR IS FAR FROM OVER. Grant Comes East continues the story of a Confederate victory, examining the great "what if"...


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Gettysburg

Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen
St. Martin's Paperbacks

The Battle of Gettysburg has become the great "what if" of American history. Gettysburg unfolds an alternate path and creates for General Robert E. Lee the...


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We Look Like Men of War

William R. Forstchen
Forge Books

From the bestselling author of The Lost Regiment series comes a factually based narrative of the black military experience in the Civil War. We Look Like...


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