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Best War Stories

Description: Stories about war and life during wartime.

Members: 16 participating members (show all)

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1
23,532 members, 452 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (1), dsp501 (1), ahef1963 (2), Dilara86 (2), sturlington (9), thecoroner (10), AmourFou (13), aulsmith (15), FranzK72 (20), cej1027

2
32,094 members, 324 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (1), thecoroner (1), AmourFou (7), sturlington (10), aulsmith (16)

Explanations:

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

3
15,390 members, 337 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

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

Explanations:

aulsmith (4): World War I from the battlefield

4
7,297 members, 117 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

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

Explanations:

aulsmith (12): Righteous gentiles in World War II

5
8,909 members, 109 reviews
3.43 stars (3.43 stars)

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

Explanations:

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

6
18,673 members, 166 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: AmourFou (1), FranzK72 (2), thecoroner (3), sturlington (11)

7
37,936 members, 598 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), Dilara86 (1), aulsmith (2), sturlington (5)

Thumbs down: nokchheng

Explanations:

aulsmith (2): Fire bombing of Dresden in WWII

8
14,684 members, 264 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: ENILemme (2), dsp501 (2), sturlington (6), thecoroner (21)

9
34,894 members, 466 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Thumbs down: ahef1963

Explanations:

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

10
10,513 members, 109 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)

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

Explanations:

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

11
36,327 members, 1,972 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (1), Peace2 (3), sturlington (12)

12
29,907 members, 809 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: sturlington (2), ahef1963 (4), Dilara86 (5)

13
16,987 members, 367 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (3), aulsmith (3), sturlington (13)

Explanations:

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

14
2,863 members, 50 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

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

15
3,591 members, 39 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

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

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.

16
12,828 members, 647 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: dsp501 (3), ENILemme (4), sturlington (14)

17
9,272 members, 123 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

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

18
1,886 members, 24 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

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

19
23,566 members, 583 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (5), sturlington (8), ENILemme (9)

20
23,465 members, 375 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (2), FranzK72 (3)

21
3,123 members, 61 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

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

22
15,755 members, 154 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

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

23
7,408 members, 164 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: sturlington (4), AmourFou (5)

24
1,863 members, 29 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (5), cej1027

Explanations:

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

25
9,665 members, 618 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: dara85 (7), cej1027

26
13,054 members, 409 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (3), sturlington (16)

27
1,203 members, 25 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (4), FranzK72 (11)

28
11,835 members, 798 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: ENILemme (6), dara85 (8)

29
719 members, 22 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (5), thecoroner (12)

30
855 members, 28 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: ENILemme (7), aulsmith (9)

Explanations:

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

31
293 members, 4 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (6), thecoroner (11)

32
7,927 members, 215 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: dsp501 (5), sturlington (17)

33
211 members, 10 reviews
3.38 stars (3.38 stars)

Lists: ENILemme (8), dara85 (10)

34
4,180 members, 157 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: dsp501 (6), sturlington (18)

36
2,966 members, 47 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (8), FranzK72 (17)

37
6,793 members, 155 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (7), thecoroner (24)

38
18,876 members, 209 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

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

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

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

39
279 members, 15 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (15), thecoroner (17)

40
454 members, 5 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: freelancer_frank (1)

41
446 members, 21 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1)

42
274 members, 9 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: bluepiano (1)

44
8,908 members, 328 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (19), FranzK72 (24)

45
20,034 members, 403 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (20), FranzK72 (25)

46
22,270 members, 511 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: dara85 (2)

47
11,794 members, 338 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: sturlington (3)

48
3,655 members, 43 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: dara85 (3)

49
38 members, 0 reviews
4.5 stars (4.5 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (3)

50
6,371 members, 206 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)

Lists: cej1027

51
1,227 members, 26 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: dara85 (4)

52
863 members, 19 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (4)

53
651 members, 8 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: cej1027

54
562 members, 24 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (4)

55
4,284 members, 62 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: dara85 (5)

56
892 members, 5 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (5)

57
2,697 members, 150 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: dara85 (6)

58
532 members, 8 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (6)

Explanations:

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

59
35,402 members, 969 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: sturlington (7)

60
31 members, 4 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (7)

61
5 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (7)

Explanations:

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

62
516 members, 12 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (8)

Explanations:

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

63
509 members, 35 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: Peace2 (8)

64
2,372 members, 117 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

Lists: AmourFou (9)

65
2,604 members, 76 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (10)

66
1,116 members, 26 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: AmourFou (10)

67
3,848 members, 91 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (11)

68
344 members, 12 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: dara85 (11)

69
2,365 members, 63 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (12)

71
17,956 members, 195 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (13)

72
1,256 members, 16 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (13)

73
1,209 members, 19 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (13)

Explanations:

aulsmith (13): Japanese prison camp in WWII

74
1,102 members, 88 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: dara85 (13)

75
2,499 members, 231 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: AmourFou (14)

76
1,136 members, 15 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (14)

77
1,199 members, 27 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (17)

Explanations:

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

78
10,570 members, 99 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (18)

79
2,566 members, 64 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (18)

Explanations:

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

80
62 members, 0 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (19)

Explanations:

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

81
4,206 members, 131 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: sturlington (20)

82
1,889 members, 36 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)

Lists: sturlington (21)

83
1 member, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (21)

Explanations:

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

84
11,935 members, 234 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: FranzK72 (16)

Thumbs down: sturlington

85
0 members, 0 reviews

Lists: sturlington (19)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

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

86
6,004 members, 264 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (20)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Explanations:

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

87
180 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
409 members, 2 reviews
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
4,011 members, 145 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

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

90
624 members, 17 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

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

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