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BOOKS ABOUT THE 1ST CAVALRY DIVISION


   This is a partial compilation of the many books written about or by 1st Cavalry Division veterans. Many of these are out of print and only available from libraries, the publisher, or from rare or used book dealers.
   One such dealer is Q. M. Dabney, Inc., P.O. Box 42026, Washington, DC 20015, phone: (301) 881-1470. We retain as many as possible of these books in the small historical library at the 1st Cavalry Division Association National Headquarters, but we are missing more than a few. If you have an extra copy, you might consider donating it to the Association. We appreciate your generosity.



Acceptable Loss, Kregg P. J. Jorgenson, Ivy Books, New York; Published by Ballantine Books, a division of Random House, Inc., New York, NY 1991.


The Admiralties-Operations of the 1st Cavalry Division, 29 Feb - 18 May, 1944, Center for Military History, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C. U.S. Govt Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1989.

Airmobility in Vietnam, LTG John J. Tolson, Arno Press, New York, NY 1981.


America's First Team in the Gulf, Jeffrey E. Phillips and Robyn M. Gregory, Taylor Publishing Co., Dallas, TX, 1992. (For sale at 1st Cavalry Division Association HQ-$25 Standard, $45 Deluxe, Postpaid; 1-800-234-9313).


Anatomy of a Division (1st Cav in Vietnam), Shelby Stanton, Warner Books, Novato, CA, 1987.


Apache Sunrise, Jerome M. Boyle, Ivy Books, New York, NY, 1994.

A Shepherd in Combat Boots, Chaplain Emil Kapaun of the Ist Cavalry Division, William L. Maher, Burd Street Press, Shippensburg, PA 1997.
Baptism: A Vietnam Memoir, Larry Gwin, Owen Lock (Editor), Mass Market Paperback, Ivy, November 1999.
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Battles in the Monsoon, S.L.A. Marshall, Battery Press, Nashville, TN, 1966, 1967.

Bird, S.L.A. Marshall, Battery Press, Nashville, TN 1983.

Brennan's War, Matthew Brennan, Presidio Press, Novato, CA 1985.

Chickenhawk, Robert Mason, Penguin Books, New York, NY, 1984.


Circuit Riding Combat Chaplain, Frank Griepp, Rancho Pales Verdes, CA.

Comanche 6, James Estep, Presidio Press, Novato, CA, 1991.

Custer to MacArthur-7th U.S. Cavalry 1866-1945, Edward L. Daily, Turner Publishing Co., Paducah, KY, 1995.

Easy Target, The Long Strange Trip of a Scout Pilot in Vietnam, Tom Smith, Presidio Press, Novato, CA.

The Expendables, Leonard B. Scott, Ballantine Books, New York, NY, 1991.

The Fields of Bamboo, S. L. A. Marshall, Doubleday and Co., Inc., New York, NY 1971.


The 50th Anniversary Commemorative Album of the Flying Column 1945-1995, Rose Contey-Aiello, Marrakech Express, Tarpon Springs, FL, 1994.

First Air Cavalry Division in Vietnam, Edward Hymoff. M. W. Lads Publishing Co., 1967.

The 1st Air Cavalry Division, Vietnam; August, 1965 to December, 1969, J. D. Coleman, Nippon Printing, Tokyo, 1970. (Reprintis available from Turner Publishing. Call (800) 788-3350.)

The 1st Cavalry Division and Their 8th Engineers in Korea , Edited by Frank H. Armstrong, Bull Run or Vermont, South Burlington, VT.

1st Cavalry Division, Hokkaido, Japan-1952-1954, Warren C. Mahr, Division Historian. Albert Love Enterprises, Atlanta, GA , 1955.

The First Cavalry Division, Korea, June, 1950 to Jan., 1952, Albert Love Enterprises, Atlanta, GA, 1952. (Reprint is available from Turner Publishing. Call (800) 788-3350.)

The 1st Cavalry Division in WWII, Bertram C. Wright, Toppan Printing Co., Tokyo, 1947.

1st Cavalry Division "The First Team" Korea 1959 , Information Section, 1st Cavalry Division, Tosho Insatu, Tokyo, 1959.

For Gary Owen In Glory, James Schild, Auto Review Publishing, Florissant, MO, 1989.


For What It's Worth, David Klimek, Harrisburg, PA, 1992.


Headhunters, Matthew Brennan, Presidio Press, Novato, CA, 1987. (Available here-$15 postpaid.)


The History of the 1st Cavalry Division- 1921-1983, Si Dunn, Taylor Publishing Co., Dallas TX, 1984. (Available here-$58 Deluxe, $68 Collector's edition, postpaid.)

History of the 61st Field Artillery Battalion 1st Cavalry Division 1940-1957, Jimmy C. Marks, Monahans, TX, 1990.

Hunter Killer Squadron, Mathew Brennan, Presidio Press, Novato, CA, 1990. (Available here-$12 pp.)


I Remember...Recollections of Pine Rivers Shire During WWII, Nicola Geeson, Whitefield Press, Strathpine Australia.

Incursion, J. D. Coleman, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY, 1991.


Infamous Santo Tomas, Tress R. Cates, R.N. Paciftc Press, San Marcos, CA.

Interim Report of Opetations, First Cavalry Division July, 1965 to December, 1966, Charles S. Sykes, Jr. Office of Information and History, Hq. 1st Cavalry Div., 1st Cavalry Division Association, El Paso, TX, 1967.

Into Cambodia, Keith William Nolan, Presidio Press, Novato, CA 1990.

Korea: Frozen Hell on Earth, Boris R. Spiroff, Vantage Press, New York, NY.

La Cavalerie Americaine Au Vietnam-La First Cavalry , Jacques-Francois de Chaunac, In French. Order from: LIBRAIRIE DUNOD, 33 rue Saint Sulpice, 75006 PARIS, FRANCE, Tel. 33 1 43 29 94 30. Price, $30 U.S. by credit card.

The Legacy of Custer's 7th U.S. Cavalry in Korea , Edward L. Daily, Turner Publishing Co, Paducah, KY, 1990.

The Lost Battalion, Charles A. Krohn, Praeger Publishers, Westport, CT, 1993.
Medevac, Hugh M. McClure, AmErica House Book Publishers, April 2000.
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9th (Air) Cavalry Brigade (Prov) Combat Operations After Action Report 1 Sep '70-15 Feb '71, Hilbert H. Chole, Minerva Press, London, 1995.


Of Garryowen and Glory, Melvin Chandler, Turnpike Press, Washington, D.C., 1961.

On the Tiger's Back, Bernard E. Grady, Biddle Publishing Co., Brunswick, ME, 1994.

Pleiku, J. D. Coleman, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY, 1988.


Seven Firefights in Vietnam, Office Chief of Military History U.S. Army. U.S. Govt Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1970.

SGT Ed Arthur's Nam, Ulf Goebel, Dakar Publishing, Westerville, OH, 1974.

Skirmish Red, White and Blue-The History of the 7th U.S. Cavalry (1945-1953), Edward L. Daily. Turner Publishing Co, Paducah, KY, 1992.

So Proudly He Served, Annette Bird and Tim Prouty, Okarche Books, Wichita, KS, 1993.

Thumbs Up, Dan Favreau, Montage Books, Minneapolis, MN, 1981.

20,000 Men and Me, Marilyn Gent, Crossroads Communications, Carpentersville, IL, 1988.

Vietnam Letters, Alien E. Paul, Paul Graphics, Richmond, IN, 1978.


We Were Soldiers Once...and Young-Ia Drang: The Battle that Changed the War in Vietnam, (Lt. Gen. ret.) Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway, Random House, New York, NY, 1992.

West to Cambodia, S. L. A. Marshall, Battery Press, Nashville, TN 1968.

The Whirlwind War. The U.S. Army in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Edited by Frank N. Schubert and Theresa L. Kraus, Center for Military History, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.


With Custer on the Little Bighorn: The First-and Only-Eyewitness Account Ever Written, by William O. Taylor; Foreword by Greg Martin, Penguin Books, New York, NY, 1996.

Book Report


Year of the Horse-Vietnam, Kenneth D. Mertel, Bantam Books, New York, NY, 1990.

Above Book List Compiled by First Cavalry Division Association




THE FOLLOWING ARE BOOKS ABOUT OTHER U.S. ARMY UNITS:


A Cavalryman's Story, Hamilton H. Howze, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London, 1996.



The Father of U.S. Army Airmobile Tactics


Vietnam, What a Soldier Gives, David L. Hartline, Elite Forces Publication, Lyerly, GA 1984.

5th Cavalry Regiment in the 9th Infantry Division


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BOOKS ABOUT BUILDING THE UNITED STATES:


The Federalist Papers,Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay, Mentor Books, the Penguin Group, NY, 1961.


Stolen Valor, B.G. Burkett, Glenna Whitley, Verity Press, September 1998.
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