Military Fiction

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Gone With the Wind

Gone With the Wind

by Margaret Mitchell

Margaret Mitchell only published one complete novel, but it was quite the book - Gone With the Wind earned her the Pulitzer Prize in 1937 and National Book Award for 1936. The epic romance tale set in and around Atlanta, Georgia during the American Civil War has remained a bestseller, even before the equally popular film starring Clark Gable and Vivian Leigh was made in 1939.
All Quiet On the Western Front

All Quiet On the Western Front

by Erich Maria Remarque

All Quiet on the Western Front is a novel by German author Erich Maria Remarque. The book is narrated by Paul Bäumer, a young soldier who enlists in the German army during World War I. It follows the experiences of Bäumer and his comrades as they confront the harsh realities of trench warfare and struggle to cope with the physical and psychological trauma of the war. The novel is a powerful and poignant critique of the futility and brutality of war, and its impact on the lives of soldiers who are often... Read more about this item
The Hunt For Red October

The Hunt For Red October

by Tom Clancy

Published in 1984, The Hunt for Red October follows a Soviet submarine captain who defies orders and charts a course for the United States. Unclear of his motives and fearing a nuclear launch, the protagonist Jack Ryan attempts to track the nearly untraceable vessel as it nears the east coast. The basis for a blockbuster hollywood film of the same title, The Hunt for the Red October catapulted Tom Clancy from insurance salesman to one of the most popular writers of his generation.After being rejected by... Read more about this item
Hiroshima

Hiroshima

by John Hersey

Hiroshima by John Hersey tells the account of six survivors
covering the time before, during and after the U.S. bombing of Japan in World
War II. Hersey chronicles the horrors of the event in simple, graphic detail in
what was originally published as a 31,000 word article in New Yorker magazine in
1946. Just a few months later, Alfred A. Knopf printed it in book form.
The Second World War

The Second World War

by Winston S Churchill

Dealing with war on a giant scale, THE GRAND ALLIANCE focuses on events as Britain, after fighting a desperate battle alone, was joined in the struggle against the enemy by Soviet Russia and the United Sates. Hitler's invasion of Russia brought to an end a period of almost exactly a year during which Britain and her Empire had stood alone. Six months later, the United States, attacked by Japan, joined the war and the Grand Alliance was born. It was a momentous turn in the course of the war and Sir... Read more about this item
The Killer Angels

The Killer Angels

by Michael Shaara

The Killer Angels is a historical novel by Michael Shaara that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1975. The book tells the story of four days of the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War: June 30, 1863, as the troops of both the Union and the Confederacy move into battle around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, and July 1, July 2, and July 3, when the battle was fought. The story is character driven and told from the perspective of various protagonists.
The Red Badge Of Courage

The Red Badge Of Courage

by Stephen Crane

The Red Badge of Courage is an 1895 war novel by American author Stephen Crane. It is considered one of the most influential works in American literature. The novel, a depiction on the cruelty of the American Civil War, features a young recruit who overcomes initial fears to become a hero on the battlefield. The book made Crane an international success.
Red Storm Rising

Red Storm Rising

by Tom Clancy

Red Storm Rising is a 1986 techno-thriller novel by Tom Clancy and Larry Bond about a Third World War in Europe between NATO and Warsaw Pact forces, set around the mid-1980s. Though there are other novels dealing with a fictional World War III, this one is notable for the way in which numerous settings for the action — from Atlantic convoy duty to shooting down reconnaissance satellites to tank battles in Germany — all have an integral part to play on the outcome.
The Sum Of All Fears

The Sum Of All Fears

by Tom Clancy

The Sum of All Fears is the best-selling thriller novel by Tom Clancy, and part of the Jack Ryan series. It was the fourth book of the series to be turned into a film. An interesting note is that this book was released just days before the Moscow uprising in 1991, which finally signaled the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Russian politics in the aftermath of the destruction of the Berlin Wall is a main element of the book.
The Caine Mutiny

The Caine Mutiny

by Herman Wouk

For the Broadway play, see The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial. The Caine Mutiny is a 1951 Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Herman Wouk. The novel grew out of Wouk's personal experiences aboard a destroyer-minesweeper in the Pacific in World War II and deals with, among other things, the moral and ethical decisions made at sea by the captains of ships. The mutiny of the title is legalistic, not violent, and takes place during a historic typhoon in December 1944.
Without Remorse

Without Remorse

by Tom Clancy

Without Remorse is a thriller novel published in 1993 by Tom Clancy and is a part of the "Ryanverse" series. While not the first novel of the series to be published, it is first in plot chronology. The main setting of the book is set during the Vietnam War, in the American city of Baltimore. The book focuses on the development of one of Clancy's recurring characters, John Kelly/John Clark, while providing the character some back-story.
The Naked and The Dead

The Naked and The Dead

by Norman Mailer

Acclaimed as a successful expression of the
futility of war, Norman Mailer's The Naked and the Dead follows the story of an
army platoon of foot soldiers fighting for the possession of the Japanese-held
island of Anopopei during World War II. The novel, which embodies wartime
disillusionment, is partly based on Mailer’s own experiences with the 112th
Cavalry in the Pacific. Through its four parts, The Naked and the Dead
addresses themes of loneliness, death of fear and dying, and brotherhood. The
novel... Read more about this item
The Winds Of War

The Winds Of War

by Herman Wouk

Follows the various members of the Henry family as they become involved in the events preceeding America's involvement in World War II.
Bridge Too Far

Bridge Too Far

by Cornelius Ryan

Reviews the individuals, tactics, and events involved in Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery's plan to end World War II.
King Rat

King Rat

by James Clavell

The time is World War II. The place is a brutal prison camp deep in Japanese-occupied territory. Here, within the seething mass of humanity, one man, an American corporal, seeks dominance over both captives and captors alike. His weapons are human courage, unblinking understanding of human weaknesses, and total willingness to exploit every opportunity to enlarge his power and corrupt or destroy anyone who stands in his path.From the Paperback edition.
From Here To Eternity

From Here To Eternity

by James Jones

James Ramon Jones was an American author known for his explorations of World War II and its aftermath. His novel, From Here to Eternity, won the Nation Book Award in 1952. This action-drama novel is set in the 1930’s in Hawaii, and culminates in the assault on Pearl Harbor in December of 1941. Although the book may appear to be solely a war novel, it has been touted as the best account of life in the peacetime army ever written.  With brilliantly descriptive scenes and richly detailed characters, the... Read more about this item
Mr Midshipman Hornblower

Mr Midshipman Hornblower

by C S Forester

Mr. Midshipman Hornblower (published 1950) is a Horatio Hornblower novel written by C. S. Forester. Although it may considered as the first episode in the Hornblower saga, it was written as a prequel, the first Hornblower novel, The Happy Return, being published in 1937.
Battle Cry

Battle Cry

by Leon Uris

Battle Cry is the riveting Marine epic by the bestselling author of such classics as Trinity and Exodus.Originally published in 1953, Leon Uris's Battle Cry is the raw and exciting story of men at war from a legendary American author.This is the story of enlisted men – Marines – at the beginning of World War II. They are a rough–and–ready tangle of guys from America's cities and farms and reservations. Led by a tough veteran sergeant, these soldiers band together to emerge as part of one of the... Read more about this item
War and Remembrance

War and Remembrance

by Herman Wouk

War and Remembrance is a novel by Herman Wouk, published in 1978, which is the sequel to The Winds of War. It continues the story of the extended Henry family and the Jastrow family starting on 15 December 1941 and ending on 6 August 1945. This article mainly describes the mini-series interpretation presented on American television in the 1980s. Wouk was the screenwriter as well as the author of the original book. This mini-series is now available on DVD with supplementary material.
The Mauritius Command

The Mauritius Command

by Patrick O'Brian

The Mauritius Command is a historical naval novel by Patrick O'Brian. It is fourth in the series of stories that follow the partnership of Captain Jack Aubrey and the naval surgeon Stephen Maturin. It retells in fictional form the real campaign carried out by the Royal Navy in 1810 under Commodore Josias Rowley.
Johnny Got His Gun

Johnny Got His Gun

by Dalton Trumbo

Johnny Got His Gun is an anti-war novel written in 1938 (published 1939) by American novelist and screenwriter Dalton Trumbo
Matterhorn

Matterhorn

by Karl Marlantes

The Cruel Sea

The Cruel Sea

by Nicholas Monsarrat

Exodus

Exodus

by Leon Uris

Trinity

Trinity

by Leon Uris

Military Fiction Books & Ephemera

Honor Bound

Honor Bound

by Griffin, W E B

October 1942. At a secret rendezvous point off the coast of neutral Argentina, a small merchant ship delivers supplies to Nazi submarines and raiders. The OSS is deternined to sabotage the operation by any means necessary. But one of the key saboteurs they've enlisted--a young U.S Marine--must fight his own private battle between duty and honor. Because he was chosen for a reason--to gain trust and support of his own flesh and blood. A powerful Argentinian called "el Coronel." The father he never knew...
Sharpe\'s Gold

Sharpe's Gold

by Cornwell, Bernard

Sharpe's Gold is a historical novel by Bernard Cornwell. Set in August 1810 during the Peninsular War and featuring the destruction of Almeida it is the 9th (chronologically) in the Richard Sharpe Series.
The Fortune Of War

The Fortune Of War

by O'Brian, Patrick

The Fortune of War, (1979) is a historical novel set during the War of 1812 and written by British author Patrick O'Brian.
Ww IIi

Ww IIi

by Slater, Ian

IAN SLATER, a former defense officer for the Australian Joint Intelligence Bureau, is the author of the WW III and the USA vs. Militia series. He holds a Ph.D. in political science, has taught a wide variety of university courses in the humanities, and is author of the acclaimed biography Orwell: The Road to Airstrip One. He lives in Vancouver, Canada.
The Last Full Measure

The Last Full Measure

by Shaara, Jeff

Last Full Measure is a ' relaunch novel, which was released on 25 April 2006.
Hornblower and The Atropos

Hornblower and The Atropos

by Forester, C S

Hornblower and the Atropos is a 1953 historical novel by C.S. Forester. In this novel, Horatio Hornblower is assigned to the Atropos, the smallest vessel in the English navy that qualifies to be commanded by a post-Captain, as he hunts for treasure in the Mediterranean Sea.
Chains Of Command

Chains Of Command

by Brown, Dale

Former U.S. Air Force captain Dale Brown is the author of several best-selling military-action-aviation-adventure novels: Flight of the Old Dog (1987), Silver Tower (1988), Day of the Cheetah (1989), Hammerheads (1990), Sky Masters (1991), Night of the Hawk (1992), Chains of Command (1993), Storming Heaven (1994) and Shadows of Steel (1996). Dale's novels are published in 11 languages and distributed to over 70 countries.Dale was born in Buffalo, New York on November 2, 1956. He graduated from Penn... Read more about this item
Force 10 From Navarone

Force 10 From Navarone

by MacLean, Alistair

Force 10 from Navarone is a World War II novel by Scottish author Alistair MacLean published in 1968. It is a sequel to MacLean's very popular 1957 The Guns of Navarone, but in terms of plot continuity chooses to follow the also popular 1961 film adaptation, such as including characters who were in the film but not in the book, although it dispenses with the film's major altered back-story.
Nimitz Class

Nimitz Class

by Robinson, Patrick

The U.S.S. Thomas Jefferson is one of the most powerful warships in the world. A nuclear-powered Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, it is believed to be impregnable. But when the Thomas Jefferson suddenly disappears at sea, the Pentagon is stunned. There was no warning. No apparent attack. And no survivors. All signs point to a nuclear accident. But subsequent reports suggest that a rogue submarine, armed with nuclear warheads, may be on the loose. Where did it come from? How could it get within striking... Read more about this item
Code Of Honor

Code Of Honor

by Coyle, Harold

Trial By Fire

Trial By Fire

by Coyle, Harold

Close Combat

Close Combat

by Griffin, W E B

The Commodore

The Commodore

by O'Brian, Patrick

Flight Of the Intruder

Flight Of the Intruder

by Coonts, Stephen

Hms \" Ulysses

Hms " Ulysses

by MacLean, Alistair

Fox

Fox

by Hardy, Adam

Legion Of the Damned

Legion Of the Damned

by Hassel, Sven

Secret Honor

Secret Honor

by Griffin, W E B

Short Timers

Short Timers

by Hasford, Gustav