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W. E. B. Griffin

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Alabama

Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Argentina

Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.

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Army of Occupation Medal

The Army of Occupation Medal is a military award of the United States military which was established by the United States War Department on 5 April 1946.

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Badge of Honor

The Badge of Honor novel series is a series of novels written by W.E.B. Griffin about the Philadelphia Police Department.

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Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble, Inc., is a Fortune 500 company, the largest retail bookseller in the United States, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products in the country.

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Boy Scouts of America

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is one of the largest youth organizations in the United States, with more than 2.4 million youth members and nearly one million adult volunteers.

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Boys' Life

Boys' Life is the monthly magazine of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).

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Brotherhood of War

The Brotherhood of War is a series of novels written by W. E. B. Griffin about the United States Army from the Second World War through the Vietnam War.

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Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina, and the second-largest metropolitan area in South America.

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Bureaucracy

A bureaucracy is "a body of non-elective government officials" and/or "an administrative policy-making group".

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Carlo D'Este

Carlo D'Este (born 1938 in Oakland, California) is an American military historian and biographer, author of several books, especially on World War II.

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Claus von Stauffenberg

Claus Philipp Maria Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, commonly referred to as Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg (15 November 1907 – 21 July 1944), was a German army officer and member of the traditional German nobility who was one of the leading members of the failed 20 July plot of 1944 to assassinate Adolf Hitler and remove the Nazi Party from power.

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Colonel

Colonel (abbreviated Col., Col or COL and pronounced, similar to "kernel") is a senior military officer rank below the general officer ranks.

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Combat Infantryman Badge

The Combat Infantryman Badge (CIB) is a United States Army military award.

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Counterintelligence

Counterintelligence (CI) refers to information gathered and activities conducted to protect against espionage, other intelligence activities, sabotage, or assassinations conducted for or on behalf of foreign powers, organizations or persons or international terrorist activities, but not including personnel, physical, document or communications security programs.

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Fort Rucker

Fort Rucker is a U.S. Army post located mostly in Dale County, Alabama, United States.

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George S. Patton

George Smith Patton, Jr. (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945) was a United States Army general, who commanded the Seventh United States Army in the Mediterranean and European Theaters of World War II, but is best known for his leadership of the Third United States Army in France and Germany following the Allied invasion of Normandy.

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Honor Bound series

The Honor Bound series is a World War II thriller series by W.E.B. Griffin, with the latest three books co-authored by William E. Butterworth IV (Griffin's son).

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Hunting

Hunting is the practice of killing or trapping any animal, or pursuing it with the intent of doing so.

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Korea

Korea, called Hanguk (한국; Hanja: 韓國) or Daehan (대한; Hanja: 大韓) in South Korea and Chosŏn (조선; Hanja: 朝鮮) in North Korea and elsewhere, is an East Asian territory that is divided into two distinct sovereign states, North Korea (also known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, or DPRK) and South Korea (also known as the Republic of Korea, or ROK).

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Korean War

The Korean War (in South Korean Hangul: 한국전쟁, Hanja: 韓國戰爭, Hanguk Jeonjaeng, "Korean War"; in North Korean Chosungul: 조국해방전쟁, Joguk Haebang Jeonjaeng, "Fatherland Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North and South Korea, in which a United Nations force led by the United States of America fought for the South, and China fought for the North, which was also assisted by the Soviet Union.

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Lebanese Civil War

The Lebanese Civil War (الحرب الأهلية اللبنانية - Al-Ḥarb al-Ahliyyah al-Libnāniyyah) was a multifaceted civil war in Lebanon, lasting from 1975 to 1990 and resulting in an estimated 120,000 fatalities.

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Leroy and the Old Man

LeRoy And The Old Man is a children's novel by W.E. Butterworth, published in 1980.

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M*A*S*H (novels)

The M*A*S*H book series includes the original novel that inspired the movie and then the TV series.

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Marburg

Marburg is a university town in the German federal state (Bundesland) of Hessen, capital of the Marburg-Biedenkopf district (Landkreis).

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Men at War

Men at War is a series of World War II novels created by W. E. B. Griffin in 1984.

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New York City

New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.

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Newark, New Jersey

Newark (or also locally) is the largest city (by population) in the U.S. state of New Jersey, and the county seat of Essex County.

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Norwich University

Norwich University – The Military College of Vermont is a private university located in Northfield, Vermont (USA).

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Oberst

Oberst is a military rank in several German-speaking and Scandinavian countries, equivalent to Colonel.

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Office of Strategic Services

The Office of Strategic Services (OSS) was a United States intelligence agency formed during World War II.

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Pennsylvania Dutch

The Pennsylvania Dutch (Pennsilfaanisch Deitsch) are a cultural group formed by early German-speaking immigrants to Pennsylvania and their descendants.

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most-populous in the United States.

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Philadelphia Police Department

The Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) is the police agency responsible for law enforcement and investigations within the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The PPD is the country's oldest municipal police agency, fourth largest police force and sixth largest non-federal law enforcement agency. Since records were first kept in 1828, at least 270 PPD officers have died in the line of duty.

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Pritzker Military Museum & Library

The Pritzker Military Museum & Library (formerly Pritzker Military Library) is a museum and a research library for the study of military history in Chicago, Illinois, US.

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Pseudonym

A pseudonym is a name that a person or group assumes for a particular purpose, which can differ from his or her original or true name (orthonym).

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The Corps Series

The Corps is a series of war novels written by W.E.B. Griffin about the United States Marine Corps before and during the years of World War II and the Korean War.

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The Presidential Agent series

The Presidential Agent series was written by military author, W. E. B. Griffin.

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Top Secret (W. E. B. Griffin novel)

Top Secret is to be the first novel in the Clandestine Operations series by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations.

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United States Constabulary

The United States Constabulary was a United States Army military Constabulary force.

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United States Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection from the sea, using the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces.

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United States military occupation code

A United States military occupation code, or a Military Occupational Specialty code (MOS code), is a nine character code used in the United States Army and United States Marines to identify a specific job.

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University of Marburg

The Philipp University of Marburg (Philipps-Universität Marburg), was founded in 1527 by Landgrave Philip I of Hesse (usually called the Magnanimous, although the updated meaning 'haughty' is sometimes given) as one of Germany's oldest universities, dating back to a Protestant foundation.

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Vietnam War

The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.

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William Colby

William Egan Colby (January 4, 1920 – April 27, 1996) spent a career in intelligence for the United States, culminating in holding the post of the Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) from September 1973 to January 1976.

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X Corps (United States)

X Corps was a corps of the United States Army in World War II and the Korean War.

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185th Armor Regiment

The 185th Armor Regiment is an armor regiment of the United States Army consisting of soldiers from the California Army National Guard.

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1st Marine Division (United States)

The 1st Marine Division is a Marine infantry division of the United States Marine Corps headquartered at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._E._B._Griffin

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