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10 books about the war in Afghanistan

Pick up one of these featured titles on the war in Afghanistan in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on the war in Afghanistan. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

Alone at Dawn by Dan Schilling

Category: Asia

This book was published last year by Confer Books and takes approximately 12.4 hours to read.

The Reaper: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers by Nicholas Irving

Category: Black & African American

This book was published 5 years ago by St. Martin's Griffin and takes approximately 10.7 hours to read.

Dog Company: A True Story of American Soldiers Abandoned by Their High Command by Lynn Vincent

Category: Asia

This book was published 3 years ago by Center Street and takes approximately 14.9 hours to read.

Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan by Steve Coll

Category: Pakistan

This book was published 2 years ago by Penguin Books and takes approximately 26.1 hours to read.

Fearless: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown by Eric Blehm

Category: Inspirational

This book was published 8 years ago by WaterBrook and takes approximately 12.3 hours to read.

Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor by Clinton Romesha

Category: Asia

This book was published 4 years ago by Dutton and takes approximately 13.3 hours to read.

The Broken Circle: A Memoir of Escaping Afghanistan by Enjeela Ahmadi-Miller

Category: Cultural & Regional

This book was published 2 years ago by Little A and takes approximately 9.0 hours to read.

Eagle Down: The Last Special Forces Fighting the Forever War by Jessica Donati

Category: Asia

This book was published this year by PublicAffairs and takes approximately 10.7 hours to read.

Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 cover

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Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 by Steve Coll

Category: Central Asia

This book was published 10 years ago by Penguin Audio and takes approximately 0.0 hours to read.

Into Helmand with the Walking Dead: A Story of Marine Corps Combat in Afghanistan by Miles Vining

Category: Suicide

This book was published last year by Pen and Sword History and takes approximately 9.6 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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