Blood and Iron  
Author Harry Turtledove
Cover artist Big Bot Design
Language English
Series Southern Victory
Genre(s) Alternate History
Publisher Del Rey
Publication date July 31, 2001
Preceded by Breakthroughs
Followed by The Center Cannot Hold
American Empire: Blood and Iron is a novel by Harry Turtledove published by Del Rey in 2001. It is part of the Southern Victory series.



The book concerns the first few years in the aftermath of the Great War (1917-1924). It also shows the beginning of the Freedom Party and Jake Featherston's rise to power.