Stephen Dando-Collins




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Stephen Dando-Collins

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Stephen Dando-Collins is an award-winning author whose 40th book will be published in 2017. His work includes children's novels and biographies, with the bulk of his books dealing with military history ranging from Greek and Roman times to American 19th century history and World I and Word War II, the next being THE BIG BREAK: The Greatest American WWII POW Escape Story Never Told. Many of his books have been translated into foreign languages including Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Albanian and Korean. Considered an authority on the legions of ancient Rome, his most recent work on the subject, 2012's LEGIONS OF ROME, is the culmination of decades of research into the individual imperial legions. As he has with THE BIG BREAK ...more

When I embarked on the research for my latest book, The Big Break, published on January 10 by St. Martin's Press and which is being generously described as 'gripping' by the New York Daily News, 'masterful' by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, and 'One of the great untold tales of WWII' by the Literary Guild, I had no idea what I would find.

Over the years, research for my 39 books has been like a treasu... Read more of this blog post »
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Caesar's Legion: The Epic S...

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Legions of Rome: The Defini...

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Nero's Killing Machine: The...

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The Ides: Caesar's Murder a...

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The Big Break by Stephen Dando-Collins
"A wonderful and interesting book. Before the famous Great Escape at Sagan in 1944, The Allied escape from the POW camp from Schubin, Poland was the largest and the most successful Allied escape from a POW camp. This book also tells of General Patt..." Read more of this review »
The Big Break by Stephen Dando-Collins
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Australia should be very proud of author STEPHEN DANDO-COLLINS.
This latest WWII story has been described by the NY Daily News as "GRIPPING".
The Greatest American WWII story NEVER told! It's selling like hot cakes!"
The Big Break by Stephen Dando-Collins
"Fantastic read. It tells of POW's in WW 2 as the Germans are in full retreat. It paints a picture that puts you right there with the men as they try to stay alive till the wars end. Nice stuff. "
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“Despite their inglorious end, the legions remain to this day, thousands of years after their creation, the most pre-eminent example of how detailed organization, tight discipline, and inspiring leadership can take a group of individuals and turn them into a winning team.”
Stephen Dando-Collins, Legions of Rome: The definitive history of every Roman legion

“Estilicón era el salvador de la ciudad y del imperio. «Aquí está la verdadera fuerza de Roma, su auténtico líder, Marte en forma humana»”
Stephen Dando-Collins, Legiones de Roma

“The long existence of the Roman Empire had everything to do with the legions. While the legions were strong, Rome was strong. Conversely, the disintegration of the Late Empire had everything to do with the disintegration of the legions as effective fighting forces.”
Stephen Dando-Collins, Legions of Rome: The definitive history of every Roman legion




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