Barbara Wertheim Tuchman

Barbara Wertheim Tuchman

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 6 Feb 1989 (aged 77)
Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 15416949 · View Source
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Historian. She is best known for her work "The Guns of August", which chronicled the opening days of World War I. Published in 1962, the book received much critical acclaim, and became a best seller, garnering Barbra Tuchman the Pulitzer Prize for general non-fiction. In 1970 she published "Stillwell and the American Experience in China", a biography of United States Army General Joseph "Vinegar Joe" Stillwell. It too was received with critical plaudits, and won her a second Pulitzer Prize. Her other works include "The Proud Tower" (1962), "A Distant Mirror" (1978) and "The March of Folly: From Troy to Vietnam" (1984).

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 15416949
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Barbara Wertheim Tuchman (30 Jan 1912–6 Feb 1989), Find a Grave Memorial no. 15416949, citing Temple Israel Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .