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Spencer C. Tucker

Spencer C. Tucker has written or edited thirty books on military and naval history. He is the recipient of two John Lyman awards from the North American Society for Oceanic History for best books in naval history, and his five volume encyclopedia of the Cold War won the 2008 Society of Military History Award for best reference work. He taught for thirty years at Texas Christian University before holding for six years the John Biggs Chair in Military History at the Virginia Military Institute.