Dennis Showalter

Dennis Showalter

Dennis E. Showalter is a professor of history at Colorado College who specializes in German military history. He was president of the American Society for Military History from 1997 to 2001.[1] In addition, Showalter is an advising fellow of the Barsanti Military History Center at the University of North Texas.[2] Showalter has previously taught at the United States Air Force Academy, the United States Military Academy, and the Marine Corps University.[3] He has written extensively on the wars of Frederick the Great, the German Wars of Unification, World War I, and World War II. Tannenberg won the American Historical Association's Paul Birdsall Prize for best new book of 1992.[3]

Selected works

  • Railroads and Rifles: Soldiers, Technology, and the Unification of Germany. Hamden, Connecticut: Archon/Shoe String, 1975. ISBN 0-208-01505-1
  • Tannenberg: Clash of Empires, 1914. Hamden, Connecticut: Archon, 1991. ISBN 9780208022523. Repr. Washington: Brassey's, 2004. ISBN 9781574887815
  • The Wars of Frederick the Great. London/New York: Longman, 1996. ISBN 9780582062603
  • The Wars of German Unification. London: Arnold, 2004. ISBN 9780340732106
  • (with William J. Astore) Hindenburg: Icon of German Militarism. Military Profiles. Washington: Potomac, 2005. ISBN 9781574886535
  • Patton and Rommel: Men Of War in the Twentieth Century. New York: Berkley Caliber, 2005. ISBN 9780425193464


  1. ^ Dennis Showalter, History Department, Colorado College.
  2. ^ Advising Fellows, Military History Center, University of North Texas.
  3. ^ a b Dennis Showalter, Potomac Books, Inc.

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