Surviving Dresden beautifully portrays the poignant and inspiring human struggle between good and evil in the search for peace during the last bloody days of World War II.
"If you love history and suspense, you'll love Surviving Dresden."
-- NATHANIEL PHILBRICK,
author of In the Heart of the Sea
"Insurrection is a seminal account of the American Revolution. James Kirby Martin, one of the leading authorities on that world-shaking event, brilliantly exposes its human dimensions, and trades the profound consequences for the future of American democracy."
--Edward G. Lengel, author of General George Washington: A Military Life
James Kirby Martin is promoting his NEW Novel, Surviving Dresden. This book signing event was at Thunder Road Books in Spring Lake, NJ on October 3, 2021
Martin is well-known for his writings on United States history, with an emphasis on military and social history. Most recently, he has completed his first novel, Surviving Dresden, among other planned writing projects, both non-fiction and fiction.
Martin has taught at Rutgers University, the University of Houston, The Citadel, and the United States Military Academy at West Point. He has served as an advisory editor on book series sponsored by New York University Press, Oxford University Press, and Westholme Publishers.
He has co-written three movie scripts and served as an executive producer of a television documentary titled “Benedict Arnold: Hero Betrayed.” Other television credits include talking head appearances on the History Channel, the Fox News Network, and the Heroes Channel. He is in regular demand as a public speaker, addressing topics relating to the American Revolution and other subjects of popular interest about United States history.
“Whenever there’s a story that’s worth exploring, there’s also much there to learn
about real human realities.”
--James Kirby Martin
“History is loaded with incredible human stories; it’s been my pleasure to share a
small number of them with you in my historical writing.”
--James Kirby Martin