William Lindsay White (1900–1973) “They Were Expendable” Book
W.L. White, They Were Expendable First Edition. Here is the first great story of our war as seen by the men fighting in it. Adapted into a 1945 film starring John Wayne. Jacket has slight edge wear. With a special inside back cover printing, “Buy United States War Bonds”: Copyrighted by W. L. White 1942.
William Lindsay White (1900–1973), American journalist, was the son of newspaper editor William Allen White. White grew up in Emporia, Kansas, went to the nearby University of Kansas, and then transferred to and graduated from Harvard College. After completing his course of studies at Harvard, he succeeded his father as editor of The Emporia Gazette upon his father’s death. Among White’s most noteworthy books are They Were Expendable and Lost Boundaries.