The first three books published under the name W.E.B. Griffin are the first three volumes in the “Brotherhood of War” series, including "The Lieutenants" and "The Captains," both published in 1982, and "The Majors," published in 1983. The author published over 100 books under other pseudonyms between 1959 and 1982.
The author known as W.E.B. Griffin published 60 books between 1959 and 1982 under variations of his given name, William or W.E. Butterworth. Under this name, he published "Comfort Me with Love" and "Hot Seat" in 1959. "No French Leave" came out in 1959 under his pseudonym Webb Beech. He has written under more than a dozen pseudonyms, including Walker E. Blake, Jack Dugan, Alex Baldwin and Allison Mitchell.