About Us

Bruce Ware Allen was born in the greater New York Metropolitan Area and grew up there, in the Netherlands, and in Italy.  The son of a navy veteran and shipping executive (and first cousin to naval historian Gardner Weld Allen), he has a dusty BA in Classics.  In his working life, he has been a very small cog in book stores, law offices, insurance,  big business, and even a factory.  He is married to Blacknall Allen with whom he has a daughter.  His work has been published in, among other places,  Military History Quarterly, Military History,  Treasures of Malta, and been turned down by some other very prestigious journals indeed.

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