Best War Novels (Fiction & Nonfiction)

A Listmania! list by Peter Poblano
 
The Unfinished Work
1.  The Unfinished Work by Frank Meredith
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Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two
2.  Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two by Joseph Bruchac
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When We Were Orphans: A Novel
3.  When We Were Orphans: A Novel by Kazuo Ishiguro
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Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War
4.  Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War by Karl Marlantes
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Letters from the Front Lines: Iraq and Afghanistan
5.  Letters from the Front Lines: Iraq and Afghanistan by Stuart Franklin Platt
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Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory
6.  Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory by Ben Macintyre
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The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy)
7.  The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy) by Michael Shaara
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The Shot To Die For (An MP-5 CIA Thriller Book 2)
8.  The Shot To Die For (An MP-5 CIA Thriller Book 2) by M.H. Sargent
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The Untold War: Inside the Hearts, Minds, and Souls of Our Soldiers
9.  The Untold War: Inside the Hearts, Minds, and Souls of Our Soldiers by Nancy Sherman
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Black Hearts: One Platoon's Descent into Madness in Iraq's Triangle of Death
10.  Black Hearts: One Platoon's Descent into Madness in Iraq's Triangle of Death by Jim Frederick
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Heaven in the Midst of Hell: A Quaker Chaplain's View of the War in Iraq
11.  Heaven in the Midst of Hell: A Quaker Chaplain's View of the War in Iraq by Sheri Snively
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Beyond Band of Brothers: The War Memoirs of Major Dick Winters
12.  Beyond Band of Brothers: The War Memoirs of Major Dick Winters by Cole C. Kingseed
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The Occupied Garden: A Family Memoir of War-Torn Holland
13.  The Occupied Garden: A Family Memoir of War-Torn Holland by Kristen Den Hartog
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The Coldest War: A Memoir of Korea
14.  The Coldest War: A Memoir of Korea by James Brady
$11.03   Used & New from: $0.01
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A Vietcong Memoir: An Inside Account of the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath
15.  A Vietcong Memoir: An Inside Account of the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath by David Chanoff
$10.77   Used & New from: $0.65
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In Deadly Combat: A German Soldier's Memoir of the Eastern Front (Modern War Studies)
16.  In Deadly Combat: A German Soldier's Memoir of the Eastern Front (Modern War Studies) by G. H. Bidermann
$13.05   Used & New from: $4.00
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Black Edelweiss: A Memoir of Combat and Conscience by a Soldier of the Waffen-SS
17.  Black Edelweiss: A Memoir of Combat and Conscience by a Soldier of the Waffen-SS by Johannes Voss
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Dreams in a Time of War: A Childhood Memoir
18.  Dreams in a Time of War: A Childhood Memoir by Ngugi wa Thiongo
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War of Necessity, War of Choice: A Memoir of Two Iraq Wars
19.  War of Necessity, War of Choice: A Memoir of Two Iraq Wars by Richard Haass
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Once a Marine: An Iraq War Tank Commander's Inspirational Memoir of Combat, Courage, and Recovery
20.  Once a Marine: An Iraq War Tank Commander's Inspirational Memoir of Combat, Courage, and Recovery by Nick Popaditch
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)

Civil War
21.  Civil War by Mark Millar
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (197 customer reviews) | 11 customer discussions

Lee
22.  Lee by Douglas Southall Freeman
$16.26   Used & New from: $6.94
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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant - Volume 1
23.  Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant - Volume 1 by Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) Grant
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The Luck of the Draw: The Memoir of a World War II Submariner: From Savo Island to the Silent Service
24.  The Luck of the Draw: The Memoir of a World War II Submariner: From Savo Island to the Silent Service by John R. Bruning
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Palace Cobra: A Fighter Pilot in the Vietnam Air War
25.  Palace Cobra: A Fighter Pilot in the Vietnam Air War by Ed Rasimus
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