Great Soldier's Books & Memoirs

A Listmania! list by Alan Edward Creager (Henrico, VA, USA)
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The list author says: "I have here listed available books by- not those on- notable and in many cases great generals, admirals, and other soldiers from throughout history. I have attempted to list the earliest version available, and hardcover as my preference. Enjoy."
War As I Knew It
1.  War As I Knew It by George S. Patton
The list author says:
  "The earliest printing of General George S. Patton III's "War as I Knew It". This is a hardcover edition from 1947."
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It Doesn't Take a Hero: The Autobiography
2.  It Doesn't Take a Hero: The Autobiography by General H. Norman Schwarzkopf
The list author says:
  "A 1992 hardcover edition of General H. Norman Schwartzkopf's "It Doesn't Take a Hero"."
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Some memories of a soldier
3.  Some memories of a soldier by Hugh Lenox Scott
The list author says:
  "The first and only hardcover printing of Major General Hugh L. Scott's "Some Memories of a Soldier"."
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Mission with LeMay: My Story
4.  Mission with LeMay: My Story by Curtis E. LeMay
The list author says:
  "It's General Curtis E. LeMay's book. Certainly one any military historian should have."
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Mr. Lincoln's General, U.S. Grant: An Illustrated Autobiography
5.  Mr. Lincoln's General, U.S. Grant: An Illustrated Autobiography by Ulysses S. Grant
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  "One of half a dozen versions at least of Ulysses S. Grant's memoirs. I like this one best..."
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A soldier's story
6.  A soldier's story by Omar Nelson Bradley
The list author says:
  "A hardcover copy of General of the Army Omar N. Bradley's book, "A Soldier's Story"."
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Holding the Line: The Third Tennessee Infantry, 1861-1864
7.  Holding the Line: The Third Tennessee Infantry, 1861-1864 by Robert H. Ferrell
The list author says:
  "The wartime diary of Major Flavel C. Barber, CS Army."
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To Hell and Back
8.  To Hell and Back by Audie Murphy
The list author says:
  "A paperback 1983 edition of Audie Murphy's book, "To Hell and Back", the most decorated soldier of World War II and one of the greatest American soldiers- if not greatest Americans- ever."
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About Face: Odyssey of an American Warrior
9.  About Face: Odyssey of an American Warrior by David H. Hackworth
The list author says:
  "One of Colonel David H. Hackworth's books, the superb "About Face". This edition is a hardcover from March 1989."
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Reminiscences (of) General of the Army, Douglas MacArthur
10.  Reminiscences (of) General of the Army, Douglas MacArthur by Douglas MacArthur
The list author says:
  "A hardcover 1964 printing of the memoirs of General of the Army Douglas MacArthur."
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Crusade in Europe: A Personal Account of World War II
11.  Crusade in Europe: A Personal Account of World War II by Dwight D. Eisenhower
The list author says:
  "A 1952 publishing of General of the Army and President of the United States Dwight D. Eisenhower's memoir of World War II, "Crusade in Europe". No military historian should be without it."
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Memoirs: Ten Years and Twenty Days
12.  Memoirs: Ten Years and Twenty Days by Admiral Karl Doenitz
The list author says:
  "A 1959 hardcover printing of Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz's memoir, "Ten Years and Twenty Days". It is cold and humorless- much as Grand Admiral Doenitz probably was- but is also by-the-book and filled with facts and history."
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Alan Edward Creager (Henrico, VA, USA)
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