Altoff, Gerard T(homas)

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ALTOFF, Gerard T(homas)

ALTOFF, Gerard T(homas). American, b. 1949. Genres: History, Military/Defense/Arms control. Career: U.S. Forest Service, Ashley National Forest, Dutch John, UT, forest aide, 1972; National Park Service, Washington, DC, park technician at Zion National Park, Springdale, UT, 1972-75, district naturalist at Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Medora, ND, 1975-79, chief ranger and historian at Perry's Victory and IPM, Put-in-Bay, OH, 1979-. Speaker at schools. Publications: Deep Water Sailors-Shallow Water Soldiers: Manning the United States Fleet on Lake Erie, 1813, 1993; Amongst My Best Men: African-Americans and the War of 1812, 1996; (with DC Skaggs) A Signal Victory: The Lake Erie Campaign, 1812-1813, 1997; Oliver Hazard Perry and the Battle of Lake Erie, 1999. Contributor to books and periodicals. Address: National Park Service, 93 Delaware Ave, PO Box 549, Put in Bay, OH 43456, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]