“An historian should yield himself to his subject, become immersed in the place and period of his choice, standing apart from it now and then for a fresh view.”~ Samuel Eliot Morison (1887-1976)
American historian, teaching at Harvard, prof of American history at Oxford
from Vistas of History, 1964. The Experiences and Principles of an Historian
Jeff Danby is an independent WWII historian living in Ohio.
His first book The Day of the Panzer: A Story of American Heroism and Sacrifice in Southern France was honored as a Military Book Club and History Book Club “Main Selection” in 2008.
Men of Armor: Beginnings, North Africa and Italy is the first work in a unique, intimate multivolume project chronicling the history of B Company of the 756th Tank Battalion.
Jeff recently authored Common Sense Medicine: Restoring the Patient/Physician Relationship, a short book advocating free market medicine written for the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS).
Jeff holds a B.A. Degree in History (1985, with Honors) from DePaul University with a concentration in 20th Century America