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7 Best World War II Books of All Time

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

Our process:
1. Search for "best world war ii books" and study the top 5 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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    Joseph Heller

    Appears in 2 articles
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    Appears in 2 articles
  3. 4


    Elie Wiesel

    Appears in 2 articles
  4. 5
    Appears in 2 articles
  5. 7

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    Elizabeth Wein

    Appears in 2 articles


  • How was this World War II books list created?

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

  • How many World War II books are in this list?

    There are 7 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this World War II books list?

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

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