Thomas B. Allen
About the Author
Thomas B. Allen’s writings range from articles for National Geographic Magazine to books on espionage and military history. His latest book is Declassified: 50 Top-Secret Documents That Changed History, published by the National Geographic Society in cooperation with the International Spy Museum. He is also the author of young adult books for National Geographic: Remember Pearl Harbor, Remember Valley Forge, George Washington, Spymaster, and Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent.. The books have received outstanding reviews and won multiple awards, including "Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People" and the New York Public Library’s "100 Titles for Reading and Sharing." Remember Pearl Harbor was selected as one of the Notable Books of the Year by the American Library Association. Allen’s is the co-author with Norman Polmar of Spy Book: The Encyclopedia of Espionage, the principal source book for the International Spy Museum, and an encyclopedia of World War II: America at War. 1941-194. He and his wife Scottie, a potter and member of Wavery Street Gallery, live in Bethesda, Maryland.