- Name: Barbara W. Tuchman
- Born: 01/30/1912
- Died: 02/06/1989 (77 years old)
- Occupation: Writer, journalist, historian
Barbara Wertheim Tuchman (//; January 30, 1912 – February 6, 1989) was an American historian and author. She won the Pulitzer Prize twice, for The Guns of August (1962), a best-selling history of the prelude to and the first month of World War I, and Stilwell and the American Experience in China (1971), a biography of General Joseph Stilwell.
Birth Name: Barbara Wertheim
Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
Death Place: Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.
Barbara W. Tuchman quotes :
No more distressing moment can ever face a British government than that which requires it to come to a hard, fast and specific decision.Barbara Tuchman
The fleet sailed to its war base in the North Sea, headed not so much for some rendezvous with glory as for rendezvous with discretion.Barbara Tuchman
Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.Barbara Tuchman