Whether you are an experienced military veteran or a novice enthusiast, there is no shortage of incredible books to read about the military. Here is a list of must-read military books for SOFREP.com readers that cover various genres, including biographies, autobiographies, war histories, and political commentaries authored by top-tier military and intelligence experts.

1. The Good War: An Oral History of World War II by Studs Terkel

The Good War

This Pulitzer Prize-winning book is an oral history of World War II told through interviews with over 200 American veterans from all branches of service. It covers topics such as the horrors of battle, the camaraderie between soldiers, and the impact of war on their lives after returning home. It provides an in-depth look at the human experience during wartime and offers valuable insight into the realities of combat.

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2. With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa by E.B Sledge

With the Old Breed

This memoir tells the story of Eugene B Sledge’s experiences as a Marine during some of the most brutal battles in World War II – Peleliu and Okinawa. He recounts his harrowing journey from boot camp to combat with vivid detail and raw emotion that brings readers right into the heart of battle alongside him. This book offers an intimate look at life in a Marine infantry unit during one of history’s most devastating wars.

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3. No Substitute for Victory by  David Rigby

No Substitute for Victory