A Soldier’s Story: 15 War Books Told by Those Who Were There

We’re honoring America’s heroes with books that reveal what it's like to be in war.

Buy On Killing at Amazon

On Killing

By Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

Buy 365 Days at Amazon

365 Days

By Ronald J. Glasser

Buy We Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young at Amazon

We Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young

By Lt. Gen. Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway

Buy This Kind of War at Amazon

This Kind of War

By T. R. Fehrenbach

Buy High Noon of Empire at Amazon

High Noon of Empire

By B A 'Jimmy' James

Buy A Civil War Captain and His Lady at Amazon

A Civil War Captain and His Lady

By Gene Barr

Buy Valor in Vietnam at Amazon

Valor in Vietnam

By Allen B. Clark

Buy Goodbye Vietnam at Amazon

Goodbye Vietnam

By William Broyles

Buy Letters from the Trenches at Amazon

Letters from the Trenches

By Jacqueline Wadsworth

Buy A Waterloo Hero at Amazon

A Waterloo Hero

By Friedrich Lindau

Buy Days of Valor at Amazon

Days of Valor

By Robert L. Tonsetic

Buy Eyewitness to World War II at Amazon

Eyewitness to World War II

By Richard Tregaskis

Buy In Pharaoh's Army at Amazon

In Pharaoh's Army

By Tobias Wolff

Buy Adventures in My Youth at Amazon

Adventures in My Youth

By Armin Scheiderbauer