Books About and Including 4th Infantry Division’s Actions
Originally published in: “War Stories – Utah Beach to Pleiku”
By Robert O. Babcock
Provided for your reference as you research the long and proud history of the 4ID –
Current as of December 2017
The 4th Division in the World War by Christian A. Bach and Henry Noble Hall. Issued
About Face by Eleanor Elliott Brownell. World War I Press, Flint, MI, 2000. ISBN 0-
By-Line: Ernest Hemingway edited by William White. A Touchstone Book Published
by Simon & Schuster, 1998. ISBN 0-684-83905-9.
Citizen Soldiers by Stephen E. Ambrose. A Touchstone Book Published by Simon &
Schuster, 1998. ISBN 0-684-84801-5.
Cross Channel Attack by Gordon A. Harrison. First Printed in 1951 by Center of
Military History. Reprinted by BBD Special Editions, 1993. ISBN 0-7924-5856-7.
Crusade in Europe by Dwight D. Eisenhower. Doubleday, 1948. ISBN 0-385-41619-9.
D-Day, June 6, 1944 by Stephen Ambrose. Simon & Shuster Inc. April 1995
(Paperback version) ISBN 068480137X
A Dark and Bloody Ground - The Hurtgen Forest and Roer River Dams 1944-1945 by
Edward G. Miller. Texas A&M University Press, 1995. ISBN 0-89096-626-5.
Ernie’s War, The Best of Ernie Pyle’s World War II Dispatches by David Nichols. A
Touchstone Book Published by Simon & Schuster, 1987. ISBN 0-671-64452-1.
The Forgotten Dead by Ken Small. Bloomsbury Publishing, Great Britain, 1999.
The Good War, An Oral History of World War II by Studs Terkel. The New Press, 1984.
Hell in the Hürtgen: Ordeal and Triumph of an American Infantry Regiment by Dr.
Robert Rush. University Press of Kansas. ISBN 0-7006-1128-2.
History of the 22nd Infantry Regiment in World War II by Dr. (Chaplain) Bill Boice.
Issued by the 22nd Infantry Regiment Society, 1956. (Reprinted June 2017 by
History of the Twelfth Infantry Regiment in World War II by Colonel Gerden F.
Johnson. Issued by the 4th Infantry Division Association, 1947. (Reprinted June 2017 by
If You Survive by George Wilson. Ivy Books Published by Ballantine Books, 1987.
The Invasion Before Normandy - The Secret Battle of Slapton Sands by Edwin P. Hoyt.
Robert Hale, London, 1985. ISBN 0-7090-3266-8.
June 6, 1944 - The Voices of D-Day by Gerald Astor. St. Martin’s Press, 1994.
The Last Offensive by Charles B. MacDonald. First Printed in 1973 by Center of
Military History. Reprinted by BBD Special Editions, 1993.
The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan. Simon & Shuster Inc. April 1994 (Paperback
version) ISBN 0671890913
Normandy 1944 – A Young Rifleman’s Warby Dick Stodghill. Publish America, 2006.
Falling Out and Belonging: A Foot Soldier’s Lifeby S. Joseph Krause. Author House 2006.
A Soldier’s Journal: With the 22nd Infantry Regiment in World War II by David
Rothbart. iBooks, 2003. ISBN 0-7434-5865-6.
A Soldier’s Story by Omar N. Bradley. Henry Holt and Company, 1951.
Strike Swiftly! The 70th Tank Battalion from North Africa to Normandy to Germany by
Marvin Jensen. Presidio Press, 1997. ISBN 0-89141-610-2.
Utah Beach to Cherbourg, 6-27 June 1944 by Center of Military History, 1948. CMH
Pub 100-12. Available on the internet at www.army.mil/cmh-pg/books/wwii/
War Stories: Utah Beach to Pleikuby Robert O. Babcock. Deeds Publishing, reprinted 2006.
ISBN0-9776018-1-1. Available at www.deedspublishing.com. (This book has been broken into three books, all available in e-book or paperback at www.deedspublishing.com- new titles are War Stories: D-Day to Liberation of Paris; War Stories: Paris to V-E Day; War Stories: Vietnam 1966 – 1970).
World War II Order of Battle by Shelby L. Stanton. Gallahad Books, 1991.
Surviving the Odds – From D-Day to VE-Day with the 4th Division in Europeby Jack Capell.
Regina Books, PO Box 280, Claremont, CA 91711. ISBN 978-1-930053-49-6.
A Chaplain’s Dutyby Rev. George W. Knapp and Gayle E. Knapp, Deeds Publishing, December 2010, ISBN 978-0-9826180-7-3. Available at www.deedspublishing.com.
A Soldier, My Dadby Neal Pizzano, Deeds Publishing, December 2011, ISBN 978-1-937565-12-1. Available at www.deedspublishing.com.
Reported Killed in Actionby Lisa Beichl, Deeds Publishing, November 2015, ISBN 978-1-944193-04-1, Available at www.deedspublishing.com.
Series of five yearbooks published in 1946 by the 4th Infantry Division (8th Infantry Regiment, 12th Infantry Regiment, 22nd Infantry Regiment, Division Artillery, Division HQ / Support Units). Reprinted in June 2017, available at www.deedspublishing.com.
For information on self-published memoirs by 4th Infantry Division veterans, contact Bob Babcock at email@example.com get information on how to order the books, plus others as we become aware of them:
Deeds not Words: A Narrative of the 22nd Infantry in WWII by David Roderick
Kirtley's Chronicles by Dr. James Kirtley
Men of the Terrible Green Cross by Herb Fowle
Not a Hero, Just Lucky by Dib Taylor
Rifleman, Company G, 12th Infantry, WWII by Carlton H. Stauffer
Six Days in 1945 by Edwin D. Williams
Swede Henley’s Diary by Swede Henley
And Then There Were None by Wes Trindal
World War II Army Journal by David Rothbart
From Dachau to D-Dayby Werner Kleeman
Dear Dadby Kathy Williams (WWII story of Vietnam 4ID brigade commander and Chief of Staff Jud Miller)
Return of the Warriors; subtitled Vietnam War Veterans Facethe Ghosts of Their Past on Their Personal Battlegrounds by Bob Reilly. Published in 2010 by Trafford Publishing.
Absolution, Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, 22nd Infantry by Charles J. Boyle,
Sergeant Kirkland’s Press, 1999 ISBN 1-887901-30-2
The Army at War from the series, The Vietnam Experience. Boston Publishing
Company, 1987. ISBN 0-939526-23-9.
The Battle for Chu Moor Mountain – April 1968by Fred Childs, Deeds Publishing, 2014. ISBN 978-1-941165-43-0.
Five Years to DEROS by Harry Dilkes with Lewis A. Easterly. DPG Limited, 2000.
(No ISBN) Library of Congress # 097-243959.
Flashback: A Journey in Time by John Michael Finn. 1st Books Library 2001.
Light Ruck, Vietnam 1969 by Tom Lacombe. Loft Press, 2002. ISBN 1-893846-56-3.
Nine Days in Mayby Warren Wilkins. University of Oklahoma Press, 2017. Available from www.amazon.com.
The Rise and Fall of an American Army, U.S. Ground Forces in Vietnam, 1965-1973 by
Shelby L. Stanton. Presidio Press, 1985. ISBN 0-89141-576-9.
Summons of the Trumpet, U.S.- Vietnam in Perspective by Dave R. Palmer. Presidio
Press, 1978. ISBN 0-89141-550-5.
Taking the Offensive - October 1966 to October 1967 by George L. MacGarrigle.
Center of Military History, 1998. CMH Pub 91-4-1.
Time Heals No Wounds by Jack Leninger. Ivy Books Published by Ballantine 1993.
Vietnam Order of Battle by Shelby Stanton. U.S. News Books, 1981. ISBN 0-89193-
War Stories: Utah Beach to Pleikuby Robert O. Babcock. Deeds Publishing, 2002.ISBN0-9776018-1-1.
War Stories: Vietnam 1966-1970by Robert O. Babcock. Deeds Publishing 2016 (subset of above book)
West to Cambodia by S.L.A. Marshall. Jove Books, 1968. ISBN 0-515-08890-0.
Young Soldiers Amazing Warriors: Inside One of the Most Highly Decorated Battalions of Vietnam – December 20, 2013 by Robert H Sholly. Available at www.amazon.com
Ladies of the Ironhorse, The Voices of Those Who Wait at Home by Rhonda Eggleston.
St. John’s Press, 2005. ISBN 0-9710551-9-X. Available at www.deedspublishing.com.
Operation Iraqi Freedom I: A Year in the Sunni Triangle - The History of the 4th
Infantry Division and Task Force Ironhorse in Iraq, April 2003 to April 2004 by
Robert O. Babcock. St. John’s Press, 2005. ISBN 0-9710551-8-1. Available at www.deedspublishing.com
My Son is Alive…by Roberta Quimby. Deeds Publishing, 2006. ISBN 978-0-9776018-4-4. Available at www.deedspublishing.com.
Wolfhound Reflections – A New Generation : Operation Iraqi Freedom 2007-2009by JB Jaso III.
Deeds Publishing, 2009. ISBN 978-0-9776018-8-2. Available at www.deedspublishing.com.
Operation Iraqi Freedom 07-09: Dispatches from Baghdad – The History of the 4th Infantry Division and Multi-National Division – Baghdad in Iraqby Robert O. Babcock (Details on availability can be gotten from Bob Babcock at www.deedspublishing.com)
We Got Him!By LTC (Ret) Steve Russell. First (limited) edition by Deeds Publishing. 2011. ISBN 978-0-9834105-2-2. Available at www.deedspublishing.com. Simon & Schuster second edition available at www.amazon.comor local book stores.
Task Force Regulars, 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment - Operation Enduring Freedom X-XI – July 2010 – July 2011, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan – yearbook, 2011. ISBN 978-1-937565-10-7. Available at www.deedspublishing.com.
Siren’s Song: The Allure of Warby Antonio Salinas. Deeds Publishing. February 2012. ISBN 978-1-937565-17-6. Available at www.deedspublishing.com.
Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor by Clinton Romesha, Dutton, an Imprint of Random House, May 2016. ISBN 978-0-525-95505-4. Available at www.amazon.com.
8 Seconds of Courage: A Soldier’s Story from Immigrant to the Medal of Honor by Flo Groberg, Simon & Schuster, November 2017. ISBN 978-1-5011-6588-1. Available at www.amazon.com.
The following web sites will be updated regularly with information about the 4th
Infantry Division, how to become a member of the Associations, this book, links to
other web sites of interest, and other references as they become available:
Web Site of National 4th Infantry Division Association: www.4thinfantry.org
Web Site of 22nd Infantry Regiment Society: www.22ndinfantry.org
Web Site of 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment: www.1-22infantry.org