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10 books about war

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

There are hundreds of books published on war. 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.

The Forgotten 500: The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War II by Gregory A. Freeman

Category: United States

This book was published 13 years ago by Dutton Caliber and takes approximately 11.2 hours to read.

Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission by Hampton Sides

Category: United States

This book was published 19 years ago by Anchor and takes approximately 12.8 hours to read.

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It Wasn't About Slavery: Exposing the Great Lie of the Civil War by Samuel W. Mitcham Jr.

Category: Civil War

This book was published this year by Regnery History and takes approximately 8.0 hours to read.

The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon by Alex Kershaw

Category: France

This book was published 16 years ago by Da Capo Press and takes approximately 11.5 hours to read.

D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II by Sarah Rose

Category: Europe

This book was published last year by Crown and takes approximately 13.9 hours to read.

Cloudbuster Nine: The Untold Story of Ted Williams and the Baseball Team That Helped Win World War II by Anne R. Keene

Category: State & Local

This book was published last year by Sports Publishing and takes approximately 13.6 hours to read.

The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War by Ben Macintyre

Category: Military

This book was published 2 years ago by Crown and takes approximately 12.8 hours to read.

Every Man a Hero: A Memoir of D-Day, the First Wave at Omaha Beach, and a World at War by Ray Lambert

Category: World War II

This book was published 2 years ago by William Morrow and takes approximately 10.7 hours to read.

World War II: The Definitive Visual History from Blitzkrieg to the Atom Bomb by DK

Category: United States

This book was published 6 years ago by DK and takes approximately 12.4 hours to read.

2034: A Novel of the Next World War by Elliot Ackerman

Category: Political

This book was published this year by Penguin Press and takes approximately 10.7 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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