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10 Best WW2 Books of All Time

Our goal: Find what the internet ranks as the best WW2 books (instead of one person's opinion).

    Our process:
  1. Search for "best ww2 books" and study the top 6 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 2022)

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  1. 2


    Elie Wiesel

  2. 3


    John Hersey

  3. 4
  4. 5
  5. 6

    The Complete Maus

    Art Spiegelman

  6. 10

    The Longest Day

    Cornelius Ryan


  • How was this WW2 books list created?

    We searched for "best WW2 books", found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many WW2 books are in this list?

    There are 10 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this WW2 books list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of WW2 books on the internet.

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