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Welcome to this books page. These are books that have helped me in my research to the 9th Infantry Division. Here I will list the books that have some great information about the 9th Infantry Division and are still in print and easy to find and buy. Just click on the covers for more information about them. Feel free to contact me for any questions about them. Reading these will give you a good understanding of what the men of the Notorious Ninth went through during World War 2.

Memoirs written by or about 9th Infantry Division soldiers:

Crack! and Thump – Charles Sheffel

Nudge Blue – Donald Lavender

The Private war of Howie Beach: World War Two Combat Memoirs from Normandy to the Elbe – Howie Beach

Reconciliation with War: A Family Journey

Captain Blewett Cotton – Earl Stubbs

Blood and Candles – The story of a World War II Infantry Man – Edward T. Richardson Jr.

Victory Road – The World War II Memoir of an Artilleryman in the ETO – Robert C. Baldridge

A Kid From Pittsburgh – Marion Rosen

Untouched Heroics – Steven Attanasio

Related books:

 

Our Liberators – The Combat History of the 746th Tank Battalion during World War II – W.J. Blanchard Jr.

Road to Huertgen: Forest in Hell – Paul Boesch.

Bloody Roads to Germany: At Huertgen Forest and the Bulge – William Meller.

If you Survive – George Wilson (not 9th Infantry Division, but a great account about fighting in the Hurtgen Forest).

Books about battle campaigns that the 9th Infantry Division was involved in:

 

Army At Dawn – The War in North Africa, 1942-1943 – Rick Atkinson

The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944 – Rick Atkinson

The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945 – Rick Atkinson

A Dark and Bloody Ground: The Hurtgen Forest and the Roer River Dams, 1944-1945 – Edward G. Miller

The Bloody Forest: Battle for the Hurtgen: September 1944-January 1945 – Gerold Astor

Hold the Westwall: The History of Panzer Brigade 105, September 1944 – Timm Haasler

The Siegfried Line: The German Defense of the West Wall, September-December 1944 – Samuel W. Mitcham Jr.

The Bridge at Remagen: A Story of World War II – Ken Hechler

Remagen 1945 – Steven Zaloga

Bridge at Remagen: 9th Armored Infantry Division – Andrew Rawson

Cherbourg – Battleground Europe – Andrew Rawson

Research:

Volume1

 

Stories from the World War II Battlefield – Volume 1 – Jennifer Holik
GREAT book with lots of tips on how to research Military Records.

 

Volume2

 

 

Stories from the World War II Battlefield – Volume 2 – Jennifer Holik
GREAT book with lots of tips on how to research Military Records.

 

Faces of War - Jennifer Holik

 

 

Faces of War – Jennifer Holik
GREAT book with lots of tips on how to research Military Records and find out more about a soldier.

 

 Finding Your Father’s War – Jonathan Gawne

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