Patrick K. O’Donnell / Historian

Patrick K. O'Donnell

Patrick K. O’Donnell
is a historian, public speaker, and bestselling author of 12 books and scores of films and documentaries spanning the American Revolution to the Battle of Fallujah. He is a leading expert on America’s elite and special operations units.

New from Patrick K. O’Donnell
TOP 10 Best Selling Book of all books sold on Amazon and Barnes & Noble (#6 and #3 respectively)
cover of The Indispensables
cover of Washington's Immortals cover of Unknowns
cover of Give Me Tomorrow We Were One
A selection of the USMC Commandant's required Reading List A selection of the USMC Commandant's required Reading List
cover of First Seals The Brenner Assignment

"The book's 40 snappy chapters complement [O'Donnell's] fast-paced writing."
—Wall Street Journal

O'Donnell's "novel-like account" reminds us "fought for no monetary gain and became broken men" in the process... But these indespensable men from Marblehead "enabled the birth of a new country" and "serve as shining example for future generations."

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"Little has been written about the Marblehead mariners and their pivotal role in the American revolution — until now."
—Associated Press

Author Patrick K. O’Donnell has turned five years of research into an engrossing tale of the Marbleheaders — a group of
soldier-sailors from the port of Marblehead, Massachusetts who were forged by a tough life fishing from boats sometimes
no match for the unruly north Atlantic ocean.

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“Combat writing at its best.” —Wall Street Journal

“A great American writer.” —Clive Cussler, New York Times bestselling author

“One of the world’s preeminent military historians.” —Military Review, U.S. Army

“One of the best historians of his generation.” —Washington Times

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