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A Band of Brothers - William R. Forstchen

A Band of Brothers

By William R. Forstchen

  • Release Date: 1981-06-19
  • Genre: Science Fiction
Score: 4.5
From 32 Ratings


The 7th novel in the best-selling Lost Regiment series.

Warfare has changed on this strange world (to which a ship carrying two Civil War regiments) was transported from Earth.  In their ongoing fight against enslavement inflicted on all human societies by the terrifying 9 ft. tall nomadic Hordes, Lieutenant Andrew Keane has allied his Union troops with descendants of medieval Russians and ancient Romans.  But the Hordes’ weapons and technology are now more advanced, following the recent arrival of three members of the Bantag Horde via the mysterious “tunnel of light”.  Once again the human armies under Andrew Keane must fight to keep the Hordes from recapturing the liberated human cities.  The latest attack comes during a bitterly cold winter, and it will take every ounce of ingenuity and courage for Keane’s army to counter the Hordes’ brutal assault. 

Military fiction at its best.
“The Lost Regiment series moves like a bullet … an exciting read.”
- Locus Magazine

"One of the most intriguing writers today in the field of historical and military science fiction."
- Harry Turtledove, author of THE GUNS OF THE SOUTH and HOW FEW REMAIN 

[The Lost Regiment series is] “A parallel world of majestic sweep and gripping intensity."
- L. Sprague de Camp, author of LEST DARKNESS FALL and THE ANCIENT ENGINEERS 

“Exciting and moves like a bullet with good characters and battle scenes. . . . An excellent read.”
- Analog

"With Bill Forstchen, you'll get some of the best adventure writing in years!"
- Science Fiction Chronicle

"Bill Forstchen is highly respected in the military history community because he is the only one working in the field who understands the operational aspects of war, as well as the tactical and the policy/Strategic levels." 
- Dr. Dennis Showalter, Past President of the Society for Military History, author of TANNENBERG: CLASH OF EMPIRES

William R. Forstchen is the author of over forty books, has a Ph.D. in history from Purdue University and is a Faculty Fellow at Montreat College. His broad spectrum of writing includes science fiction and fantasy, historical fiction, alternate history, several scholarly works, numerous short stories and articles and near-future thrillers ONE SECOND AFTER, ONE YEAR AFTER, THE FINAL DAY, and PILLAR TO THE SKY.


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