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Top War Stories

Description: Stories about war and life during wartime.

Members: 16 participating members (show all)

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1
23,013 members, 435 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (1), dsp501 (1), ahef1963 (2), Dilara86 (2), thecoroner (10), sturlington (11), AmourFou (13), aulsmith (15), FranzK72 (20), cej1027

2
15,065 members, 329 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (2), AmourFou (2), sturlington (3), aulsmith (4), FranzK72 (9), thecoroner (9)

Explanations:

aulsmith (4): World War I from the battlefield

3
7,084 members, 115 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Lists: ENILemme (1), ahef1963 (5), aulsmith (12), AmourFou (12), sturlington (26), cej1027

Explanations:

aulsmith (12): Righteous gentiles in World War II

4
8,723 members, 107 reviews
3.43 stars (3.43 stars)

Lists: ENILemme (3), FranzK72 (4), dsp501 (4), thecoroner (6), aulsmith (14), sturlington (27)

Explanations:

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

5
31,456 members, 316 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (1), thecoroner (1), AmourFou (7), sturlington (12), aulsmith (16)

Explanations:

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

6
18,200 members, 152 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: AmourFou (1), FranzK72 (2), thecoroner (3), sturlington (13)

7
37,391 members, 576 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), Dilara86 (1), aulsmith (2), sturlington (7)

Thumbs down: nokchheng

Explanations:

aulsmith (2): Fire bombing of Dresden in WWII

8
10,270 members, 105 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)

Lists: AmourFou (3), aulsmith (10), thecoroner (16), FranzK72 (19), sturlington (28)

Explanations:

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

9
14,302 members, 263 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: ENILemme (2), dsp501 (2), sturlington (14), thecoroner (21)

10
34,415 members, 453 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (1), sturlington (2), Dilara86 (4), thecoroner (14)

Thumbs down: ahef1963

Explanations:

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

11
2,828 members, 50 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (2), dsp501 (8), AmourFou (8), sturlington (29)

12
3,548 members, 38 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ENILemme (5), FranzK72 (7), dsp501 (7), thecoroner (7), sturlington (30)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

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.

13
9,108 members, 120 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: AmourFou (4), thecoroner (5), FranzK72 (8), sturlington (31)

14
1,851 members, 24 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (6), dara85 (9), sturlington (32), cej1027

15
35,574 members, 1,945 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (1), Peace2 (3), sturlington (15)

16
22,982 members, 365 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (2), FranzK72 (3), sturlington (6)

17
15,507 members, 151 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (6), sturlington (9), FranzK72 (22), thecoroner (23)

18
16,840 members, 361 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), aulsmith (3), sturlington (16)

Explanations:

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

19
12,574 members, 638 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: dsp501 (3), ENILemme (4), sturlington (17)

20
29,452 members, 795 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (4), Dilara86 (5), sturlington (18)

21
1,842 members, 29 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (5), sturlington (33), cej1027

Explanations:

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

22
9,556 members, 613 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: dara85 (7), sturlington (34), cej1027

23
23,383 members, 577 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (5), ENILemme (9), sturlington (19)

24
18,584 members, 201 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: sturlington (5), ahef1963 (8), FranzK72 (21), thecoroner (22)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

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

25
1,180 members, 25 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (4), FranzK72 (11), sturlington (35)

26
11,617 members, 783 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: ENILemme (6), dara85 (8), sturlington (36)

27
701 members, 22 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (5), thecoroner (12), sturlington (37)

28
849 members, 26 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: ENILemme (7), aulsmith (9), sturlington (38)

Explanations:

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

29
286 members, 4 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (6), thecoroner (11), sturlington (39)

30
3,066 members, 58 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: dsp501 (9), thecoroner (15), sturlington (20)

31
211 members, 10 reviews
3.38 stars (3.38 stars)

Lists: ENILemme (8), dara85 (10), sturlington (40)

32
19,745 members, 399 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: sturlington (8), thecoroner (20), FranzK72 (25)

34
2,912 members, 46 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (8), FranzK72 (17), sturlington (42)

35
6,669 members, 153 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7), thecoroner (24), sturlington (43)

36
272 members, 15 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (15), thecoroner (17), sturlington (44)

37
450 members, 21 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1), sturlington (45)

38
445 members, 5 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: freelancer_frank (1), sturlington (46)

39
272 members, 9 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (1), sturlington (47)

41
8,809 members, 320 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (19), FranzK72 (24), sturlington (49)

42
12,716 members, 400 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (3), sturlington (21)

43
21,872 members, 506 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: dara85 (2), sturlington (50)

44
3,551 members, 41 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: dara85 (3), sturlington (51)

45
34 members, 0 reviews
4.44 stars (4.44 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (3), sturlington (52)

46
7,775 members, 207 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: dsp501 (5), sturlington (22)

47
7,291 members, 160 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: AmourFou (5), sturlington (23)

48
4,136 members, 153 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: dsp501 (6), sturlington (24)

49
6,237 members, 203 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)

Lists: sturlington (53), cej1027

50
1,211 members, 25 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: dara85 (4), sturlington (54)

51
860 members, 18 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (4), sturlington (55)

52
653 members, 8 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: sturlington (56), cej1027

53
553 members, 24 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (4), sturlington (57)

54
4,252 members, 62 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: dara85 (5), sturlington (58)

55
881 members, 5 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (5), sturlington (59)

56
11,595 members, 329 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: sturlington (1)

57
2,661 members, 149 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: dara85 (6), sturlington (60)

58
522 members, 8 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (6), sturlington (61)

Explanations:

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

59
29 members, 4 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (7), sturlington (62)

60
5 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (7), sturlington (63)

Explanations:

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

61
510 members, 11 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (8), sturlington (64)

Explanations:

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

62
505 members, 35 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (8), sturlington (65)

63
2,331 members, 117 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

Lists: AmourFou (9), sturlington (66)

64
6,120 members, 260 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (20), sturlington (25)

Explanations:

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

65
2,535 members, 75 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (10), sturlington (67)

66
1,103 members, 26 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: AmourFou (10), sturlington (68)

67
3,782 members, 87 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (11), sturlington (69)

68
344 members, 12 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: dara85 (11), sturlington (70)

69
2,317 members, 60 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (12), sturlington (71)

71
17,493 members, 192 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (13), sturlington (73)

72
1,237 members, 16 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (13), sturlington (74)

73
1,191 members, 17 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (13), sturlington (75)

Explanations:

aulsmith (13): Japanese prison camp in WWII

74
1,218 members, 88 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: dara85 (13), sturlington (76)

75
2,473 members, 229 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: AmourFou (14), sturlington (77)

76
1,116 members, 14 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (14), sturlington (78)

77
11,809 members, 231 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (16), sturlington (84)

78
1,176 members, 25 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (17), sturlington (79)

Explanations:

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

79
10,334 members, 97 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (18), sturlington (80)

80
2,532 members, 63 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (18), sturlington (81)

Explanations:

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

81
60 members, 0 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (19), sturlington (82)

Explanations:

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

82
1 member, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (21), sturlington (83)

Explanations:

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

83
7,074 members, 141 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: sturlington (4)

84
2,819 members, 113 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: sturlington (10)

85
4,029 members, 145 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: sturlington (85)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

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

86
615 members, 17 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: sturlington (86)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

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

87
179 members, 0 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: AmourFou (6)

Thumbs down: sturlington, aulsmith

Explanations:

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

88
399 members, 1 review
3.19 stars (3.19 stars)

Lists: AmourFou (15)

Thumbs down: sturlington, aulsmith

Explanations:

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

89
0 members, 0 reviews

Thumbs down: sturlington, aulsmith

Explanations:

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

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