Books and Other Documents for Sale

by 100th Infantry Division Veterans

The following books, written by veterans of the 100th Infantry Division, are available to the general public at the indicated prices.

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Angier, John C. (F/399th Infantry)

A "4F" Goes to War

This finely-written memoir reveals deep insights -- from the foxhole view -- into the hearts and minds of the "dogface soldiers" who bore the brunt of ground combat during the Second World War. Alive with genuine drama, keen understanding, and a warm sense of humor, this account is written in the down-to-earth language of the soldiers who fought from the mud and snow of the Vosges Mountains of Alsace and Lorraine into the heart of southern Germany.

63 pages (8 1/2" x 11" format); 22 photos; 8 illustrations; 2 maps. Originally published in 1959.

Price: Soft cover $13.95, plus $3.00 postage, hard cover $32.95, free postage, or PDF on CD $6.95, plus $3.00 postage.

Send check or money order to:

The Merriam Press

218 Beech Street

Bennington, VT 05201-2611.

Telephone: 802-447-0313

e-mail MERRIPRESS@aol.com

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Bowman, Lowry and Paul F. Mosher (I/397th Infantry)

Company I, 397th Infantry: WWII Combat History

Adroitly crafted history of the family that was Item Company. Poignantly portrays the human sides of war within a solid historical framework of the company's battles in six months of combat in France and Germany.

135 pages (8 1/2" x 11" format); 32 wartime photos; 5 postwar photos;

8 maps; 9 sketches; company roster, including attached medics. Soft cover.

Published in 1996.

Price: $10.00, plus $3.00 postage; outside the United States, contact for quote.

Send check or money order to:

Aegis Consulting Group

P. O. Box 629

Bedford, PA  15522

e-mail aegis@bedford.net

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Gluesenkamp, Lester (C/397th Infantry)

COMBAT: A Short Interval in the Life of a GI in World War II

A gripping story of a BAR gunner in combat in the Vosges Mountains of France and the German Reich. Built around his collection of letters from and to relatives written during combat, this book conveys starkly realistic, poignant images of combat in a line infantry platoon.

116 pages (8 1/2" x 11" format), Soft cover; 10 photos; 11 maps and overlays. Revised March 1999.

Price: $12.00 plus $2.00 for domestic postage; $6.00 overseas.

Send check or money order to:

Mr. Lester Gluesenkamp

Apartment #336

12335 West Bend Drive

St. Louis, MO 62128

e-mail  lesglu1@yahoo.com

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Gregory, Charles (AT/399 Infantry)

Stories I Have Told

Price: $10.00 plus $3.00 for domestic postage.

Send check or money order to:

Aegis Consulting Group

P. O. Box 629

Bedford, PA  15522

e-mail aegis@bedford.net

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Hancock, Frank (M/399th Infantry)

An Improbable Machine Gunner, 2d Edition

The compelling personal account of a heavy machine gunner (on a Browning M1917A1 .30-caliber aircooled gun) from enlistment, through individual training, combat, and the occupation. Walk with the author from a newspaper route in Baltimore during the Depression, to the quadrangles of the Citadel, and the sand hills of the Carolina Piedmont, to the freezing forests of the Vosges Mountains. Also includes brief vignettes from pre- and post-Army life. Focusing on the author's combat experiences, this book uncannily captures the personal and military details of the everyday life of a soldier on the line.

157 pages (8 1/2" x 11" format), soft cover; published in August 1997.

Price: $10.00, domestic postpaid.

Send check or money order to:

Mr. Frank E. Hancock

105 Malor Circle

Madison, AL 35758-1977

Telephone: (256) 772-3647

e-mail F2HANCOCK@aol.com

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Jelks, Thomas O. (M/397 Infantry)

Memories of a Combat Infantry Soldier 

Price: $16.95 plus $3.00 for domestic postage.

Send check or money order to:

Aegis Consulting Group

P. O. Box 629

Bedford, PA  15522

e-mail aegis@bedford.net

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Knight, Art (unknown)

Letters Home 

Price: $16.95 plus $3.00 for domestic postage.

Send check or money order to:

Aegis Consulting Group

P. O. Box 629

Bedford, PA  15522

e-mail aegis@bedford.net

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Lindsey, A.  L. (Bud) (E/397 Infantry)

A Soda Jerk Goes to War 

Price: $15.00 plus $3.00 for domestic postage.

Send check or money order to:

Aegis Consulting Group

P. O. Box 629

Bedford, PA  15522

e-mail aegis@bedford.net

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Norman, Cal (A/398th Infantry)

Whatever Happened to Company A?

Neither the author nor the other members of Able Company will ever forget the shock, pain, and suffering of their capture and subsequent captivity within Hitler's Germany. Based on the recollections of 22 survivors of the debacle that engulfed an American rifle company in the tiny village of Wingen-sur-Moder on 3 December 1944, this riveting book recounts the stunning moment of being overrun and the endless months of physical and psychological deprivation that followed.

201 pages, published in 1991.

Price: $17.00 plus $3.00 for domestic postage.

Send check or money order to:

Aegis Consulting Group

P. O. Box 629

Bedford, PA  15522

e-mail aegis@bedford.net

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Smith, Emory (A/398 Infantry)

My Days 

Price: $15.00 plus $3.00 for domestic postage.

Send check or money order to:

Aegis Consulting Group

P. O. Box 629

Bedford, PA  15522

e-mail aegis@bedford.net

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Tyson, George (L/399 Infantry)

Company L Goes to War 

Price: $16.00 plus $3.00 for domestic postage.

Send check or money order to:

Aegis Consulting Group

P. O. Box 629

Bedford, PA  15522

e-mail aegis@bedford.net

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Watson, Bill (A/398th Infantry)

First Class Privates

Searingly real account of a combat as experienced by a 60mm mortar gunner who was a member of the ill-fated company captured by the Germans on 4 December 1945. Includes illuminating details of life as a Citadel cadet, a student in the Army Specialized Training Program (ASTP) at Georgia Tech, an infantryman in an ill-fated rifle company, and as a prisoner of war -- who had a panoramic view of the firebombing of Dresden!

256 pages, 5 5/8" x 9" format; 19 wartime and post-war photos of soldiers and locations significant to the story; numerous additional photos of letters and telegrams. Hard cover.

Published in 1994.

Price: $10.00 plus $2.00 for domestic postage.

Send check or money order to:

Mr. William C. Watson, Jr.

1145 Mason Woods Dr.

Atlanta, GA 30329

Telephone: (404) 633-1080

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If any Association member would like to add their book to the list, make changes or if you have questions, please contact:

Mr. Lester Gluesenkamp
Apartment #336
12335 West Bend Drive
St. Louis, MO 62128
e-mail  lesglu1@yahoo.com

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