W. E. B. Griffin
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W. E. B. Griffin

W.E.B. Griffin is the author of more than thirty epic novels in five series, all of which have been listed on The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly and other best-seller lists. More than forty million of his books are in print in more than ten languages, including Hebrew, Chinese, Japanese, and Hungarian. Mr. Griffin grew up in the suburbs of New York City and Philadelphia. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1946. After basic training, he received counter-intelligence training at Fort Holabird, Maryland. He was assigned to the Army of Occupation in Germany, and ultimately to the staff of then-Major General I.D. White, commander of the U.S. Constabulary. In 1951, Mr. Griffin was recalled to active duty for the Korean War, interrupting his education at Phillips University, Marburg an der Lahn, Germany. In Korea he earned the Combat Infantry Badge as a combat correspondent and later served as acting X Corps (Group) information officer under Lieutenant General White. On his release from active duty in 1953, Mr. Griffin was appointed Chief of the Publications Division of the U.S. Army Signal Aviation Test & Support Activity at Fort Rucker, Alabama. Mr. Griffin is a member of the Special Operations Association, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion, the Army Aviation Association, and the Armor Association. He was the 1991 recipient of the Brigadier General Robert L. Dening Memorial Distinguished Service Award of the U.S. Marine Corps Combat Correspondents Association, and the August 1999 recipient of the Veterans of Foreign Wars News Media Award, presented at the 100th National Convention in Kansas City. He has been vested into the Order of St. George of the U.S. Armor Association, and the Order of St. Andrew of the U.S. Army Aviation Association, and been awarded Honorary Doctoral degrees by Norwich University, the nation's first and oldest private military college, and by Troy State University (Ala.). He was the graduation dinner speaker for the class of 1988 at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He has been awarded honorary membership in the Special Forces Association; the Marine Corps Combat Correspondents Association; the Marine Raiders Association; and the U.S. Army Otter & Caribou Association. He is the co-founder, with historian Colonel Carlo D'Este, of the William E. Colby Seminar on Intelligence, Military, and Diplomatic Affairs. Mr. Griffin's novels, known for their historical accuracy, have been praised by The Philadelphia Inquirer for their "fierce, stop-for-nothing scenes." "Nothing honors me more than a serviceman, veteran, or cop telling me he enjoys reading my books," Mr. Griffin says. Mr. Griffin divides his time between the Gulf Coast and Buenos Aires.

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    • The Enemy of My Enemy

    • A Clandestine Operations Novel, Book 5
    • By: W.E.B. Griffin, William E. Butterworth
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A month ago, special agent James Cronley Jr. managed to capture two notorious Nazi war criminals. He's been lying low ever since, but that little vacation is about to end. Somebody has broken the criminals out of jail, and he must track them down again....

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Battleground

    • The Corps Series, Book 4
    • By: W. E. B. Griffin
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 18 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,061
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 952
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 952

    The story of one of the bloodiest conflicts of the Pacific, the epic struggle for Guadalcanal....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Rehash of previous book

    • By JR on 07-04-17

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Close Combat

    • The Corps Series, Book 6
    • By: W. E. B. Griffin
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 15 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 897
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 808
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 811

    As Japanese forces close in for an all-out effort to recapture Guadalcanal from the American forces occupying the island, many fates converge and intertwine....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Captures your attention.

    • By R. Hansen on 05-30-15

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Counterattack

    • The Corps Series, Book 3
    • By: W. E. B. Griffin
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 19 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,207
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,081
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,073

    From the devastating surprise attack on Pearl Harbor to America’s first bold counterstrike against the Japanese on the beaches of Guadalcanal, this compelling story takes you to the front lines....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Don't be misled

    • By James E. Omalley on 06-08-12

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Line of Fire

    • The Corps Series, Book 5
    • By: W. E. B. Griffin
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 17 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 975
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 875
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 861

    While the bloody battle for control of the Solomons rages on, two Marines are trapped at a Coastwatcher station on tiny Buka Island....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • In the Sweet spot of this Series.....

    • By Stuart Fujisaki on 01-27-13

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Lieutenants

    • Book One of the Brotherhood of War Series
    • By: W. E. B. Griffin
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 13 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,292
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,156
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,166

    They were the young ones, the bright ones, the ones with the dreams. From the Nazi-prowled wastes of North Africa to the bloody corridors of Europe, they honorably answered the call....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Series!! One of W.E.B. Griffn's best.

    • By Ron on 01-05-12

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Black Ops

    • By: W. E. B. Griffin
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 19 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,110
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 744
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 746

    The first disturbing reports reached Colonel Charley Castillo in the form of backchannel messages concerning covert U.S. intelligence assets working for a variety of agencies suddenly gone....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best of Presidential Agent Series

    • By Luck8 on 01-07-11

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Retreat, Hell!

    • Book Ten in The Corps Series
    • By: W. E. B. Griffin
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 17 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 818
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 733
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 736

    It is the fall of 1950. The Marines have made a pivotal breakthrough at Inchon, but a roller coaster awaits them....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Griffin makes war history fun

    • By WETSU64 on 09-25-12

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Majors

    • Brotherhood of War Series, Book 3
    • By: W. E. B. Griffin
    • Narrated by: Eric G. Dove
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 846
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 761
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 760

    Dien Bien Phu. Saigon. Hanoi. In 1954, they were only exotic names from a French campaign halfway around the world....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Another incomplete download!

    • By Rob Williams on 10-09-18

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Call to Arms

    • The Corps Series, Book 2
    • By: W. E. B. Griffin
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 14 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,350
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,217
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,222

    An elite fraternity united by a glorious tradition of courage and honor, the Marine Raiders were bound to a triumphant destiny....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An epic story worthy of your time.

    • By Charles Atkinson on 04-05-12

    Regular price: $29.99

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