Military History

A Listmania! list by M. Willard (Los Angeles, CA)
The list author says: "Basically, a list of my favorite books about military and special forces history, training, and combat operations."
The Mission, The Men, and Me: Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander
1.  The Mission, The Men, and Me: Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander by Pete Blaber
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  "Lessons learned on the battlefield and their translation into the civilian and business world.  Excellent book about what true leadership is."
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Inside Delta Force
2.  Inside Delta Force by Eric L. Haney
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Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
3.  Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10 by Marcus Luttrell
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  "Fascinating story of heroism, survival, and sacrifice.

The story also brings to light how our soldiers' choices in combat and ultimately their fate, are dictated, if not hamstrung by rules-of-engagement developed by politicians who, for the most part have no idea what it is to fight in war."
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Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae
4.  Gates of Fire: An Epic Novel of the Battle of Thermopylae by Steven Pressfield
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  "Historical fiction that is mentioned in a few of the books on this list.  GREAT read."
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SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper
5.  SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper by Howard E. Wasdin
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  "If you thought the NAVY Seals were an elite group, well SEAL Team Six is about the cream that rises to the of the, well...cream."
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Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War
6.  Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War by Mark Bowden
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  "For anyone who has seen the movie, this book fills in all the details the movie couldn't cover.  Fantastic read."
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The Night Stalkers
7.  The Night Stalkers by Steven Hartov
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  "On my list of "to read""
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The Warrior Elite: The Forging of SEAL Class 228
8.  The Warrior Elite: The Forging of SEAL Class 228 by Dick Couch
The list author says:
  "Former SEAL is given an all-access pass to document BUD/S training.  Fascinating read."
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The Finishing School: Earning the Navy SEAL Trident
9.  The Finishing School: Earning the Navy SEAL Trident by Dick Couch
The list author says:
  "Even after you've gone through everything documented by author Dick Couch in, "The Warrior Elite" - you're not quite a SEAL yet.  The path to get the coveted Navy SEAL Trident and beyond that, the preparation SEALs undergo before they deploy into combat operations."
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Down Range: Navy SEALs in the War on Terrorism
10.  Down Range: Navy SEALs in the War on Terrorism by Dick Couch
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Chosen Soldier: The Making of a Special Forces Warrior
11.  Chosen Soldier: The Making of a Special Forces Warrior by Dick Couch
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  "A book about the training of the U.S. Army Green Berets and their selection process."
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Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills
12.  Marine Sniper: 93 Confirmed Kills by Charles Henderson
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With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa
13.  With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa by E. B. Sledge
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Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
14.  Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest by Stephen E. Ambrose
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D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Battle for the Normandy Beaches
15.  D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Battle for the Normandy Beaches by Stephen E. Ambrose
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June 6, 1944 The Longest Day
16.  June 6, 1944 The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan
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Battle of Peleliu Book by Japanese Soldier 0 Feb 22, 2014
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Mike Durant is a wimp and a liar. 16 Nov 16, 2013
Imperial Japan - WWII from Japanese Point of View 6 Feb 21, 2013
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This title is not available for customers from your location in: Asia Pacific! 0 Jul 6, 2012
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SEAL Team Six Product Placement vs. Competitive Edge 4 Jun 30, 2011
Not available in South-Africa?!? 0 Nov 2, 2010
Capt Sobel! 2 Jul 10, 2010
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