Haines, Donal Hamilton

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(1886-1951) US author, in his later career usually about American football; his two connected sf novels for Young Adult readers, The Last Invasion (1914) and Clearing the Seas; Or, the Last of the Warships (1915), describe various aspects of a moderately futile Future War in which the United States is invaded by the "Blues" (whom E F Bleiler thinks must be Germans), who are eventually driven off, and war itself discounted for good. [JC]

Donal Hamilton Haines

born Kalamazoo, Michigan: 28 February 1886

died Ann Arbor, Michigan: 25 August 1951

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