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America is still reeling after epic events in Hawaii. The legendary admiral Bill Halsey is pitted against the notorious gambler Admiral Yamamoto—who has launched a fateful “third-wave attack” on the island of Oahu—in a battle of wits, nerve, and skill. Meanwhile, the hunt for the Japanese fleet is on… Days of Infamy stars an amazing array of characters—from President Roosevelt, Prime Minister Churchill, and the two great admirals to the U.S. pilots bravely facing the vastly superior Imperial Japanese Navy. A military tour de force, Gingrich and Forstchen’s “what if” novel is as much an homage to the survival of the real Pearl Harbor attack as it is a bold and thrilling take on America’s entry into World War II.

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New York Times bestselling authors Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen deliver a bold new military adventure about the aftermath of Pearl Harbor in

DAYS OF INFAMY

America is still reeling after epic events in Hawaii. The legendary admiral Bill Halsey is pitted against the notorious gambler Admiral Yamamoto—who has launched a fateful “third-wave attack” on the island of Oahu—in a battle of wits, nerve, and skill. Meanwhile, the hunt for the Japanese fleet is on… Days of Infamy stars an amazing array of characters—from President Roosevelt, Prime Minister Churchill, and the two great admirals to the U.S. pilots bravely facing the vastly superior Imperial Japanese Navy. A military tour de force, Gingrich and Forstchen’s “what if” novel is as much an homage to the survival of the real Pearl Harbor attack as it is a bold and thrilling take on America’s entry into World War II.

“fascinating.”—Roanoke Times  

“The authors’ research shines in accurate accounts of diplomatic maneuvering as well as the nuts-and-bolts of military action.”—Publishers Weekly

About the Author:

NEWT GINGRICH, former Speaker of the House, is the author of several bestselling books, including Pearl Harbor, Never Call Retreat, Grant Comes East, and Gettysburg—all available from St. Martin’s Paperbacks. He is a member of the Defense Policy Board, co-chair of the UN Task Force, and is the longest-serving teacher of the Joint War Fighting course for Major Generals. Gingrich served in Congress for twenty years, and was Time magazine’s “Man of the Year” in 1995. He is the founder of the Center for Health Transformation, chairman of American Solutions, and a commentator for the Fox News Channel. He resides in Virginia with his wife, Callista, with whom he hosts documentaries, including their latest, Ronald Reagan: Rendezvous with Destiny.

WILLIAM R. FORSTCHEN, Ph.D., is a Faculty Fellow at Montreat College, near Asheville, North Carolina. He received his doctorate from Purdue University and is the author of more than forty books. He is the New York Times bestselling author of One Second After, published by Tor/Forge. He resides near Asheville with his daughter, Meghan.

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