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23 Best War History Books of All Time

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

    Our process:
  1. Search for "best war history books" and study the top 4 articles.
  2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
  3. Rank the results neatly for you here! ūüėä
    (This took a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2023)

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  1. 5


    Michael Herr

  3. 7
  4. 8

    The Storm of Steel

    Ernst J√ľnger

  5. 10
  6. 11
  7. 12

    Battle Cry of Freedom

    James M. McPherson

  8. 14


    David McCullough

  9. 16
  10. 17

    Generation Kill

    Evan Wright

  11. 19


  • How was this War History books list created?

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

  • How many War History books are in this list?

    There are 23 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this War History books list?

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

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