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War Books Stories

For each war there are thousands of stories of those who lived through them, those who didn’t make it home, and those who detested the idea of fighting. Explore firsthand accounts of people fleeing their homes during World War II and stories of people taking to the streets to protest fighting in Vietnam. Read about families torn apart with members fighting on both sides of the Civil War or the military strategies that shaped various conflicts. Catch up on war books to remember the past and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice.


9 Enduring Civil War Novels

Traverse the frontlines of fiction. 

10 Moving Anti-War Books

Authors explore the horrors of war from different perspectives and across generations.

The “Bloody 100th” Was a Legendary WWII Unit

The regiment gained a reputation for courage in the face of heavy losses.

Winston Churchill’s Favorite Books

Judging from his reading list, Winston Churchill clearly thought a lot about the Roman Empire.

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Discover 9 Books by Acclaimed Author Mark Bowden

His accounts delve into moments that redefined America.

The Best History Books of 2022

Don't miss these vital glimpses into the past.

11 Books About World War II's Eastern Front 

This brutal conflict killed more combatants than all other theaters of the war combined.

8 Heartwrenching Books Like All Quiet on the Western Front

These thought-provoking reads reflect on the human impact of war.

30 Essential World War II Books That Examine Every Angle of the Conflict

From the Pacific theater to the coast of France, discover the greatest World War II books.

11 Must-Read Books About World War II Weapons

These technological advancements influenced the outcome of the war. 

4 Books to Help You Understand the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Go deeper into the historical and political reasons for Russia's invasion.

9 Wartime Pocket Manuals That Put You in a Soldier's State of Mind

These how-to guides will instantly transport you back in time.

The Best History Books of 2021

Illuminating tales of the past you won't want to miss.