W.E.B. Griffin





W.E.B. Griffin

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born
in Newark, New Jersey, The United States
November 10, 1929

gender
male

website

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influences
Intelligence, U.S. Military, and Diplomatic Affairs.


About this author

W.E.B. Griffin is one of several pseudonyms for William E. Butterworth III.

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W.E.B. Griffin is the #1 best-selling author of more than fifty epic novels in seven series, all of which have made The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, and other best-seller lists. More than fifty million of the 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 counterintelligence training at Fort Holabird, Maryland. He was assigned to the Army of Occupation in Germany, and ultimately to the staff of then-Major General...more


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“As far as he was concerned, there were only two kinds of soldiers. There were those who lost their heads at the sound of hostile fire, and those who didn’t. The warriors and the chair-borne.”
W.E.B. Griffin, The Captains

“was, while inarguably patriotic, almost”
W.E.B. Griffin, Hazardous Duty

“[THREE] As the staff car carrying Generals Almond and Howe started down the road beside the runway, McCoy paused long enough to wonder where they were going, then turned and motioned to Jeanette Priestly to get out of the Russian jeep. He had given a lot of thought to Jeanette and to her relationship with Pickering. Pick Pickering—a really legendary swordsman, of whom it was more or less honestly said he had two girls and often more in every port—had taken one look at Jeanette Priestly just over two months before and fallen in love with her.”
W.E.B. Griffin, Retreat, Hell!

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