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War Genre – What’s the best definition for the war genre? Books in the war nonfiction genre are about the acts, reasons behind, countries, economics, governments, politics, equipment, strategies, and people involved with, and affected by, war. The books in this genre can be about anything and everything pertaining to the causes or acts of war. They can also be about the people, countries, and militaries and how they reacted in the times of war.

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war genre book coverWar Genre – Examples

Review this list of popular examples to help you get a better understanding of the war nonfiction genre.

1. 1776 by David McCullough

2. A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan

3. Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest by Stephen E. Ambrose

4. Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era by James M. McPherson

5. Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden

6. Citizen Soldiers: The U. S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany by Stephen E. Ambrose

7. D-Day, June 6, 1944: The Battle for the Normandy Beaches by Stephen E. Ambrose

8. Dispatches by Michael Herr

9. Flags of Our Fathers by James Bradley

10. Flyboys: A True Story of Courage by James Bradley

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

12. Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10 by Marcus Luttrell

13. Night by Elie Wiesel

14. Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege, 1942-1943 by Antony Beevor

15. The Art of War by Sun Tzu

16. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

17. The Fall of Berlin 1945 by Antony Beevor

18. The Forgotten Soldier by Guy Sajer

19. The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman

20. The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan

21. The Rape of Nanking by Iris Chang

22. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany by William L. Shirer

23. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand

24. We Were Soldiers Once… and Young: Ia Drang – The Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam by Harold G. Moore

25. With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa by Eugene B. Sledge

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War Genre – Related Book Genres

* Current Affairs and Events Book Genre

* Economics Book Genre

* Government Genre

* Military Nonfiction Genre

* Political Nonfiction Genre

* General Nonfiction Book Genre

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nonfiction genres.

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