Nigel Cawthorne





Nigel Cawthorne

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in Chicago, The United States
March 27, 1951

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Nigel Cawthorne is an Anglo-American writer of fiction and non-fiction, and an editor. He has written more than 80 books on a wide range of subjects and has contributed to The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph Daily Mail and The New York Times. He has appeared on television and BBC Radio 4's Today programme.

Many of Nigel Cawthorne's books are compilations of popular history, without footnotes, references or bibliographies. His own web site refers to a description of his home as a "book-writing factory" and says, "More than half my books were commissioned by publishers and packagers for a flat fee or for a for a reduced royalty".

One of his most notable works was Taking Back My Name, an autobiography of Ike Turner, with whom he spent a number of
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“In March 1935, Germany admitted the existence of the Luftwaffe,”
Nigel Cawthorne, Steel Fist: Tank Warfare 1939 1945

“powers.’ In 1951,”
Nigel Cawthorne, Alan Turing: The Enigma Man

“American artillery was now taking its toll on Rommel's Panzers.”
Nigel Cawthorne, Steel Fist: Tank Warfare 1939 1945

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