Ian W. Toll
Ian W. Toll (born 1967) is an American author and military historian. He lives in New York City.
Ian W. Toll
|Born||1967 (age 51–52)|
|Notable works||Six Frigates: Epic History of Founding of the US Navy; Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942; The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944.|
Early in his career, he was a political aide and speechwriter to U.S. Senator Paul Sarbanes and New York Lieutenant Governor Stan Lundine. Subsequently, Toll was an analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and an equity research analyst at three investment banks, covering communications, software, and e-commerce stocks.
Toll is the author of Six Frigates: The Epic History of the Founding of the US Navy; Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941-1942; and The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942-1944. The latter two titles are the first two volumes of a nonfiction trilogy about the Pacific War. The third and final volume in the trilogy,Twilight of the Gods: War in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945, will be published in July 2020.
In 2019, Toll was awarded the The Samuel Eliot Morison Award by the USS Constitution Museum.
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- "Latest NOUS Awards". Naval Order of the United States. Archived from the original on 2017-06-03. Retrieved December 23, 2017.
- "Previous Morison Book Awards". Naval Order of the United States, New York Commandery. Archived from the original on 2016-08-27. Retrieved December 23, 2017.
- "The Colby Award for Military Writers : Colby Symposium". Colby Symposium.
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- "Best Sellers/Hardcover Nonfiction". New York Times. October 11, 2015. Retrieved 2016-12-31.
- "The Best Books of 2016". Financial Times. Financial Times. 2 December 2016.
- Author's biography at http://www.ianwtoll.com/
- Entry from the 2007 ed. of Contemporary Authors
- Author page at Amazon.com Retrieved 2015-01-26.
- Author page at Simon & Schuster.com Retrieved 2015-01-26.
- Pacific Crucible page at W. W. Norton Retrieved 2015-01-26.
- The Conquering Tide page at W. W. Norton Retrieved 2016-01-04.