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Like Any Soldier - 50th Anniversary Re-issue

April 25, 2009 | Book

In 1988, Jerry Osborne first published "Elvis: Like Any Other Soldier", now he will re-issue the book.

From the website:

In 1988, we first published "Elvis: Like Any Other Soldier," There, for the first time ever, Elvis fans enjoyed the text and many exclusive photos in an exact reprint of Elvis' original basic training class yearbook: "2nd Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas 2nd Medium Tank Battalion." A soldier's souvenir of time spent at Fort Hood. This very rare publication is quite similar to a high school yearbook.

The total print run 20 years ago sold out quickly, but to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Elvis' army years (1958-'60) we're publishing a completely revised edition. Contains loads of fabulous new photos not in the 1988 printing, most of which are previously unpublished! Also features 12 full pages of gorgeous color Elvis shots.

Besides the photos, we included the text or transcript of every interview, letter, and other authentic piece of correspondence from or by Elvis, from March 24, 1958 to March 7, 1960 (excerpted from "Elvis, Word for Word").

Since the book is still in production, we do not yet know the total page count, which means we have yet to determine the cover price. For updates on these things, as well as to place an advance order (your card will not be charged until order is ready to ship), contact our office, or return periodically to this page to check status.

Source:Jerry Osborne
Jerome-the-third wrote on April 26, 2009
Elvis doesn't look that cheerful to be on that cover..
lamp light wrote on April 27, 2009
This will probably cost an arm and leg and they need to change the picture on the cover Elvis looks like he is aggravated.