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31 Best Military Books of All Time

Our goal: Find what the internet ranks as the best Military books (instead of one person's opinion).

    Our process:
  1. Search for "best military books" and study the top 5 articles.
  2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
  3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
    (This took a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2023)

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  2. 5
  3. 6
  4. 10
  5. 11


    Michael Herr

  6. 13
  7. 18
  8. 19


    David McCullough

  9. 23
  10. 24

    Generation Kill

    Evan Wright

  11. 25

    The Longest Day

    Cornelius Ryan

  12. 26

    The Good Soldiers

    David Finkel

  13. 27

    The Forever War

    Dexter Filkins


  • How was this Military books list created?

    We searched for "best Military books", found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many Military books are in this list?

    There are 31 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this Military books list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Military books on the internet.

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