Military Fiction

Military fiction mainly deals with military operations, adventures, memoirs etc. by country's military wing - army, air force or navy. It has few sub-genres like military thriller, military historical fiction, military science fiction etc. Military fiction may have an angle of civilian intelligence agencies but the majority of plot revolves around military operations or situations. Earlier a sub-genre of the espionage fiction/thriller genre, military fiction is becoming an independent genre of its own. Some famous authors include Tom Clancy, Harry Patterson (pseudonym Jack Higgins), Alistair M ...more

In the Likely Event
Hideaway Heart (Cherry Tree Harbor, #2)
Change of Plans (Matthews Brothers, #3)
Dead Mountain (Nora Kelly #4)
Tides of Fire (Sigma Force #17)
Valiant Women: The Extraordinary American Servicewomen Who Helped Win World War II
A Harvest of Ash and Blood
Stay Here With Me (The Wilder Brothers, #5)
Fun House (Welcome to the Circus, #1)
Baron of the Middle Counties (Cast in Time, #2)
Curves and Cradles (Windsor Securities, #0.5)
Warrior King (Warriors #1)
The Air Raid Book Club
The Militia House
Dead Fall (Scot Harvath #22)
Code Red (Mitch Rapp #22)
The Collector (Gabriel Allon, #23)
A Little Twist
Dead Mountain (Nora Kelly #4)
Cross Down (Alex Cross #31)
Dead Fall (Scot Harvath #22)
What Saves Us (Falls Creek, #3)
Protecting What's Mine (Benevolence, #3)
Dark Angel (Letty Davenport, #2)
Hard Knock Hero (Last Refuge Protectors #1)
Tides of Fire (Sigma Force #17)
The Protector (Game of Chance, #1)
Great and Precious Things
Montana Sanctuary (Resting Warrior Ranch, #1)
Androne (Androne #1)
A Soldier's Duty by Jean JohnsonOn Basilisk Station by David WeberTrading in Danger by Elizabeth MoonDamnation by Jean JohnsonAn Officer's Duty by Jean Johnson
Heroines of Military Science Fiction
130 books — 107 voters

Magenta by John Payton FodenDiplomats & Admirals by Dale A. JenkinsAn Army at Dawn by Rick AtkinsonWhat It is Like to Go to War by Karl MarlantesTo Hell and Back by Audie Murphy
Military History
442 books — 310 voters
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarqueCatch-22 by Joseph HellerSlaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.The Things They Carried by Tim O'BrienThe Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Best War Novels
1,375 books — 1,466 voters

The Art of War
Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History
Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War
Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption
No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden
The Things They Carried
All Quiet on the Western Front
Starship Troopers
The Hunt for Red October (Jack Ryan, #3)
Ender’s Game (Ender's Saga, #1)
We Were Soldiers Once... and Young: Ia Drang - The Battle that Changed the War in Vietnam
With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa
Old Man's War (Old Man's War, #1)

God created every man to be free. The ability to choose whether to live free or enslaved, right or wrong, happy or in fear is something called freewill. Every man was born with freewill. Some people use it, and some people use any excuse not to. Nobody can turn you into a slave unless you allow them. Nobody can make you afraid of anything, unless you allow them. Nobody can tell you to do something wrong, unless you allow them. God never created you to be a slave, man did. God never created divis ...more
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. This is not a way of life at all in any true sense. Under the clouds of war, it is humanity hanging on a cross of iron.
Dwight D. Eisenhower

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