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War Stories

Description: Recommend stories about war and life during wartime.

Members: 16 participating members (show all)

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2
13,512 members, 299 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

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aulsmith (4): World War I from the battlefield

3
7,758 members, 101 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

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aulsmith (14): U. S. Civil War from a soldier's pov

4
6,053 members, 98 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

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aulsmith (12): Righteous gentiles in World War II

5
28,188 members, 282 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

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aulsmith (16): The Trojan War from the men's pov

6
9,131 members, 95 reviews
3.47 stars (3.47 stars)

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aulsmith (10): French and Indian War from the British pov.

7
16,399 members, 138 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)
8
14,339 members, 139 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
9
12,622 members, 232 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
10
8,233 members, 112 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
11
3,267 members, 35 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

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aulsmith (0): World War II from the battlefield. I found this a horrifying read and one I would not repeat, but it's supposed to be accurate.

12
2,564 members, 46 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)
13
1,664 members, 22 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)
14
34,599 members, 539 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, Dilara86, aulsmith

Thumbs down: nokchheng

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aulsmith (2): Fire bombing of Dresden in WWII

15
32,006 members, 1,828 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)
16
31,861 members, 419 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, Dilara86, thecoroner

Thumbs down: ahef1963

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aulsmith (1): Air force in the European theater in WWII

17
27,265 members, 737 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
18
22,094 members, 567 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
19
20,771 members, 341 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)
20
18,106 members, 373 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)
21
17,134 members, 186 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, FranzK72, thecoroner

Thumbs down: aulsmith

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aulsmith (0): WWI hospitals from a misogynist pov.

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15,846 members, 338 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

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aulsmith (3): World War II in a magical realist vein.

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11,318 members, 588 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
24
10,158 members, 738 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
25
8,917 members, 592 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: cej1027, dara85

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8,305 members, 303 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
28
6,028 members, 131 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
29
4,488 members, 77 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

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aulsmith (5): The aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing in WWII

30
2,841 members, 51 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)
31
2,635 members, 42 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
32
1,049 members, 22 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)
33
790 members, 26 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

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aulsmith (9): Rural English home front in WWII.

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581 members, 17 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
35
246 members, 2 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
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232 members, 15 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)
37
192 members, 8 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)
39
19,795 members, 470 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: dara85

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15,371 members, 163 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: thecoroner

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11,047 members, 370 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: Dilara86

42
10,895 members, 218 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: FranzK72

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9,233 members, 90 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: FranzK72

44
7,083 members, 183 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: dsp501

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6,722 members, 155 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: AmourFou

46
5,667 members, 251 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: aulsmith

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aulsmith (20): U. S. Civil War from army chaplain's pov

47
5,480 members, 182 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)

Lists: cej1027

48
4,047 members, 58 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: dara85

49
3,805 members, 136 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: dsp501

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3,526 members, 83 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: aulsmith

51
3,063 members, 37 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: dara85

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2,480 members, 139 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: dara85

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2,343 members, 57 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: aulsmith

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aulsmith (18): Jewish refugee in Eastern Europe during WWII. A difficult read.

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2,304 members, 221 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: AmourFou

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2,141 members, 69 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: FranzK72

56
2,093 members, 108 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

Lists: AmourFou

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2,005 members, 54 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: FranzK72

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1,120 members, 84 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: dara85

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1,105 members, 14 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: FranzK72

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1,092 members, 21 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: dara85

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1,089 members, 20 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: aulsmith

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aulsmith (17): Korean War from the pov of the medical corps

63
1,081 members, 16 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: aulsmith

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aulsmith (13): Japanese prison camp in WWII

64
1,010 members, 13 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: FranzK72

65
999 members, 26 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: AmourFou

66
811 members, 5 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee

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769 members, 15 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: Peace2

68
594 members, 6 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: cej1027

69
481 members, 8 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: aulsmith

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aulsmith (6): Trojan War from a woman's pov

70
479 members, 24 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee

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454 members, 10 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: aulsmith

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aulsmith (8): The Arabian Rebellion during WWI and its aftermath.

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442 members, 33 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: Peace2

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426 members, 21 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: dara85

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417 members, 5 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)
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318 members, 12 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: dara85

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242 members, 8 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: bluepiano

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57 members, 0 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: aulsmith

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aulsmith (19): Liebling was a war correspondent in WWII. Extremely insightful and well- written

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33 members, 0 reviews
4.44 stars (4.44 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee

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27 members, 4 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: Peace2

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5 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: aulsmith

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aulsmith (7): What if the second-wave feminists had started a war?

81
1 member, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: aulsmith

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aulsmith (21): Soldiers on leave in Paris in WWII

82
335 members, 1 review
3.19 stars (3.19 stars)

Lists: AmourFou

Thumbs down: aulsmith

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aulsmith (0): Read the original. It's not that hard.

83
164 members, 0 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: AmourFou

Thumbs down: aulsmith

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aulsmith (0): Most of this takes place after the war.

84
3,836 members, 140 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

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aulsmith (0): London during the Blitz. The research is great, but the story is turgid.

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557 members, 16 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

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aulsmith (0): This is an old-fashioned war-as-a-romantic adventure story.

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0 members, 0 reviews

Thumbs down: aulsmith

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aulsmith (0): This is the home front of the civil war, but it's very far removed from the carnage.

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Started by: sturlington (September 2013)

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