The Lieutenants (Brotherhood of War Series #1)

The Lieutenants (Brotherhood of War Series #1)

by W. E. B. Griffin
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Overview

The Lieutenants (Brotherhood of War Series #1) by W. E. B. Griffin

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

War -- it was their duty, their job, their life. They marched off as boys and they came back -- those who made it -- as soldiers and professionals, forged in the heat of battle.

"Captures the rhythms of WW II army life... an absorbing account of life among military men." (Publishers Weekly)

THE LIEUTENANTS is the first in W.E.B. Griffin's Brotherhood of War series.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780515082562
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 09/01/1982
Series: Brotherhood of War Series , #1
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

W. E. B. Griffin is the author of seven bestselling series: The Corps, Brotherhood of War, Badge of Honor, Men at War, Honor Bound, Presidential Agent, and now Clandestine Operations. He lives in Fairhope, Alabama, and Buenos Aires, Argentina. 
 

Hometown:

Coppell, Texas

Date of Birth:

November 10, 1929

Place of Birth:

Newark, New Jersey

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Lieutenants (Brotherhood of War Series #1) 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 94 reviews.
Va_Trucker More than 1 year ago
I f you read this book and enjoy it half as much as I did, you will buy the whole series immediately. The characters are well crafted, and bring you into the story that they are living. They are patriotic men and women that live up to our ideals of what it is to be an American. The research that the author uses is accurate and you might learn some things that you weren't aware of before sitting down. I heartily recommend this book for a fun, and exciting time.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The Brotherhood of War Series is an excellent epic of Army life from World War II to Vietnam. not only is there interesting characters with different backgrounds and ambitions, there is a very informative storyline that shows the development of the Green Berets and the helicopter. Book 6 in the series, The Generals, is chronologically the last book in the series and reveals the fates of Lowell, Felter, MacMillan, Parker, and the other soldiers. Books 7, 8, and 9 are stories involving previous incidents in the 60s.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Reading this book took me into the lives of the characters W.E.B. Griffin created. I could not stop reading this book a long with all of it's sequels. The character development from young men into experienced soldiers takes you on a journey you will not soon forget.
Palatine_Steve More than 1 year ago
I started buying Griffin's book back in 1989 and have been reading them ever since. This one definitely got me hooked. 
ylekiote More than 1 year ago
I don't know how I missed these when they first came out, but I missed out. This first book of the series got me locked in and now at the time of this review I am up to the Generals. Not so much on the battles in these books, but more into the men and women in the series. They read fast, but are very memorable. I highly recommend them.....as long as you don't mind starting another series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
this one started me reading all of his books
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
For those who have served and even those who havent this book wilo draw you in and keep you enthralled.
Guest More than 1 year ago
w.e.b. griffin is undoubtedly one of the best writers out there. his combination of history and fiction are masterful. his characters are colorful (especially lt. craig lowell). griffin knows what the army and its men are all about.
Anonymous 4 months ago
If you start this, plan to read the complete series. The people in the book become like family.
Callieo More than 1 year ago
Griffin has a way of telling war stories by interweaving lives. It makes you wonder if he is bringing to light facts not dis closed in history books. His characters come to life in a way you can relate to them. I enjoyeday the book Lieutenants and am now reading Captains. It is proving to be a good series.
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DON40 More than 1 year ago
great read
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Love how the book stared out and how there was add the twist in the midfle of the book
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