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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

    Appears in 2 articles
  2. 3


    John Hersey

    Appears in 2 articles
  3. 4
    Appears in 2 articles
  4. 5
    Appears in 2 articles
  5. 6

    The Complete Maus

    Art Spiegelman

    Appears in 2 articles
  6. 8
    Appears in 2 articles
  7. 10

    The Longest Day

    Cornelius Ryan

    Appears in 2 articles


  • 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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