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31 Best Military Books of All Time


Our goal: Build the most accurate list of best Military books.

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

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 3
    Appears in 5 articles
  2. MOST RECOMMENDED!
    4
    Appears in 4 articles
  3. 5
    Appears in 4 articles
  4. 7
    Appears in 3 articles
  5. 8

    Dispatches

    Michael Herr

    Appears in 3 articles
  6. 11
    Appears in 3 articles
  7. 13

    1776

    David McCullough

    Appears in 2 articles
  8. 16
    Appears in 2 articles
  9. 17
    Appears in 2 articles
  10. 20
    Appears in 2 articles
  11. 21

    The Longest Day

    Cornelius Ryan

    Appears in 2 articles
  12. 23
    Appears in 2 articles
  13. 25

    Generation Kill

    Evan Wright

    Appears in 2 articles
  14. 26
    Appears in 2 articles
  15. 29

    The Good Soldiers

    David Finkel

    Appears in 2 articles
  16. 31

    The Forever War

    Dexter Filkins

    Appears in 2 articles

FAQ

  • How was this 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 books are in this list?

    There are 31 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this list?

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

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