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The Captains

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PRAISE FOR W.E.B. GRIFFIN'S ALL TIME CLASSIC SERIES
BROTHERHOOD OF WAR

A sweeping military epic of the United States Army that
became a
New York Times
bestselling phenomenon
.

“A MAJOR WORK…MAGNIFICENT…POWERFUL…If books about warriors and the women who love them were given medals for authenticity, insight, and honesty,
Brotherhood of War
would be covered with them.”

—William Bradford Huie, author of
The Klansman
and
The Execution of Private Slovik


Brotherhood of War
gets into the hearts and minds of those who by choice or circumstances are called upon to fight our nation's wars.”

—William R. Corson, Lt. Col. (Ret.) U.S.M.C.,
author of
The Betrayal
and
The Armies of Ignorance

“Captures the rhythms of army life and speech, its rewards and deprivations…A WELL-WRITTEN, ABSORBING ACCOUNT.”

—Publishers Weekly

“REFLECTS THE FLAVOR OF WHAT IT'S LIKE TO BE A PROFESSIONAL SOLDIER.”

—Frederick Downs, author of
The Killing Zone

“LARGE, EXCITING, FAST-MOVING.”

—Shirley Ann Grau, author of
The Keepers of the House

“A MASTER STORYTELLER who makes sure each book stands on its own.”

—Newport News Daily Press

“GRIFFIN HAS BEEN CALLED THE LOUIS L'AMOUR OF MILITARY FICTION, AND WITH GOOD REASON.”

—Chattanooga Times Free Press

THE CORPS

W.E.B. Griffin's bestselling saga of
the heroes we call Marines…

“THE BEST CHRONICLER OF THE U.S. MILITARY EVER TO PUT PEN TO PAPER.”

—The Phoenix Gazette

“A BRILLIANT STORY…NOT ONLY WORTHWHILE, IT'S A PUBLIC SERVICE.”

—The Washington Times

“GREAT READING. A superb job of mingling fact and fiction…[Griffin's] characters come to life.”

—The Sunday Oklahoman

“THIS MAN HAS REALLY DONE HIS HOMEWORK…I confess to impatiently awaiting the appearance of succeeding books in the series.”

—The Washington Post

“GRIFFIN'S BOOKS HAVE HOOKED ME…THERE IS NO ONE BETTER.”

—Chattanooga Times Free Press

“W.E.B. GRIFFIN HAS DONE IT AGAIN!”

—Rave Reviews

“ACTION-PACKED…DIFFICULT TO PUT DOWN.”

—Marine Corps Gazette

BADGE OF HONOR

W.E.B. Griffin's electrifying epic series
of a big-city police force…

“DAMN EFFECTIVE…He captivates you with characters the way few authors can.”

—Tom Clancy

“TOUGH, AUTHENTIC…POLICE DRAMA AT ITS BEST…Readers will feel as if they're part of the investigation, and the true-to-life characters will soon feel like old friends. Excellent reading.”

—Dale Brown, bestselling author of
Day of the Cheetah
and
Hammerheads

“COLORFUL…GRITTY…TENSE.”

—The Philadelphia Inquirer

“A REAL WINNER.”

—New York Daily News

“NOT SINCE JOSEPH WAMBAUGH have we been treated to a police story of the caliber that Griffin gives us. He creates a story about real people in a real world doing things that are AS REAL AS TODAY'S HEADLINES.”

—Harold Coyle, bestselling author
of
Team Yankee
and
Sword Point

“FANS OF ED MCBAIN'S 87TH PRECINCT NOVELS BETTER MAKE ROOM ON THEIR SHELVES…
Badge of Honor
is first and foremost the story of the people who solve the crimes. The characters come alive.”

—The Times
(Gainseville, GA)

“GRITTY, FAST-PACED…AUTHENTIC.”

—Richard Herman, author
of
The Warbirds

TITLES BY W.E.B. GRIFFIN

HONOR BOUND

HONOR BOUND

BLOOD AND HONOR

SECRET HONOR

BROTHERHOOD
OF WAR

BOOK I: THE LIEUTENANTS

BOOK II: THE CAPTAINS

BOOK III: THE MAJORS

BOOK IV: THE COLONELS

BOOK V: THE BERETS

BOOK VI: THE GENERALS

BOOK VII: THE NEW BREED

BOOK VIII: THE AVIATORS

BOOK IX: SPECIAL OPS

THE CORPS

BOOK I: SEMPER FI

BOOK II: CALL TO ARMS

BOOK III: COUNTERATTACK

BOOK IV: BATTLEGROUND

BOOK V: LINE OF FIRE

BOOK VI: CLOSE COMBAT

BOOK VII: BEHIND THE LINES

BOOK VIII: IN DANGER'S PATH

BOOK IX: UNDER FIRE

BOOK X: RETREAT, HELL
!

BADGE OF HONOR

BOOK I: MEN IN BLUE

BOOK II: SPECIAL OPERATIONS

BOOK III: THE VICTIM

BOOK IV: THE WITNESS

BOOK V: THE ASSASSIN

BOOK VI: THE MURDERERS

BOOK VII: THE INVESTIGATORS

BOOK VIII: FINAL JUSTICE

MEN AT WAR

BOOK I: THE LAST HEROES

BOOK II: THE SECRET WARRIORS

BOOK III: THE SOLDIER SPIES

BOOK IV: THE FIGHTING AGENTS

BOOK V: THE SABOTEURS

BOOK VI: THE DOUBLE AGENTS

PRESIDENTIAL AGENT

BOOK I: BY ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT

BOOK II: THE HOSTAGE

BOOK III: THE HUNTERS

The Captains

BROTHERHOOD OF WAR BOOK II

BY W. E. B. GRIFFIN

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For Uncle Charley and The Bull
RIP October 1979

And for Donn
Who would have ever believed
four
stars?

THE CAPTAINS

A Jove Book / published by arrangement with the author

Copyright © 1982 by W. E. B. Griffin.

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