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Best Military Books That Will Hook You

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Military books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

1. Military History: The Definitive Visual Guide to the Objects of Warfare (2015)

Best Military Books That Will Hook YouMilitary History, now in paperback, is the ultimate guide to weapons, vehicles, hardware, and equipment of war throughout history. Military History is the definitive guide to the evolution of battlefield technology. In addition to comprehensively cataloging every significant weapon of each historical age, Military History pays particular attention to breakthroughs and advancements that transformed the capabilities of soldiers and the nature of warfare itself. Stunning “virtual tours” offer up-close investigation of key weapons as the book moves chronologically from battle axes to unmanned drones —…
Author(s): DK

2. Military House Hacking: How to Live for Free, Earn Passive Income and Create Generational Wealth (2018)

Best Military Books That Will Hook YouThe Active Duty Passive Income Team brings you an in-depth look at multiple strategies that will allow you, the veteran, active duty service member or military spouse, to successfully pursue your dreams in earning enough monthly passive income through real estate investing to live completely financially free.This book was created with you in mind – to start a spark, to create an epiphany moment that if we can do it while on active duty, so can you! House hacking as you move from duty station to duty station is the perfect way to get your foot in the door with real estate…
Author(s): Markian Sich , Michael Foster , et al.

3. The 5 Love Languages Military Edition: The Secret to Love That Lasts (2017)

Best Military Books That Will Hook You“As soon as I arrived in Afghanistan, I began reading The 5 Love Languages®. I had never read anything so simple yet so profound.” — Anonymous soldierIf you are in a military relationship, you know the strain of long deployments, lonely nights, and difficult transitions. For extraordinary challenges like these, couples need specific advice.In this updated edition of The 5 Love Languages®:Military Edition, relationship expert Dr. Gary Chapman teams up with Jocelyn Green, a former military wife, to speak directly to military couples. They share the simple secret to loving each…
Author(s): Gary Chapman, Jocelyn Green

4. The Seven Military Classics Of Ancient China (History and Warfare) (2007)

Best Military Books That Will Hook YouThe Seven Military Classics is one of the most profound studies of warfare ever written, a stanchion in sinological and military history. It presents an Eastern tradition of strategic thought that emphasizes outwitting one’s opponent through speed, stealth, flexibility, and a minimum of force–an approach very different from that stressed in the West. Safeguarded for centuries by the ruling elite of imperial China, even in modern times these writings have been known only to a handful of Western specialists.This volume contains seven separate essays, written between 500 BCE and 700 CE, that preserve the essential tenets of…
Author(s): Ralph D. Sawyer

5. The Military Divorce Handbook: A Practical Guide to Representing Military Personnel and Their Families, Third Edition (2019)

Best Military Books That Will Hook YouNow published in 2 volumes! Military personnel are involved in the same domestic situations as civilians – divorce, separation, custody, support, and division of property. Yet when a military client is involved, many special issues arise that makes a divorce case more difficult. Covering all facets of representing servicemembers and their spouses in divorce, this comprehensive resource draws on Mark Sullivan’s decades of specialized practice to provide clear explanations of key issues such as the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and military retirement benefits as well as…
Author(s): Mark Eugene Sullivan

6. Confessions of a Military Wife (2015)

Best Military Books That Will Hook You"“I remember when I hit rock bottom. There I was with no make-up on, hadn’t showered, eating raw cookie dough out of the tube, hitting on the toothless bagger at the commissary, and ordering jewelry off the TV. And that was just my first day!”Confessions of a Military Wife is an honest, witty, and often hilarious look at the life of the new generation military wife. Mollie Gross learned the hard way to laugh instead of cry at what she could not control as a military spouse—and as she quickly discovered, nearly everything was out of her control!A standup comedienne, public speaker,…
Author(s): Mollie Gross

7. A Civilian’s Guide to the U.S. Military: A comprehensive reference to the customs, language and structure of the Armed Forces (2006)

Best Military Books That Will Hook YouDoes a corporal have to salute a lieutenant or is it the other way around? What are forward-deployed units? Is an “armored cow” a type of tank or something soldiers eat? Are Polaris missiles dropped from the air or launched from a submarine? If someone calls you a “Cat 4” should you be honored or offended?Do you feel lost when it comes to all things military? Sure, you hear things on the news and maybe you know someone who is in the military, but you probably have a hard time fully grasping the acronyms, equipment, and protocol they discuss. That’s…
Author(s): Barbara Schading, Richard Schading

8. Military Diet – Lose 10 Pounds in 3 Days (2014)

Best Military Books That Will Hook YouMilitary Diet – Lose 10 Pounds in 3 Days The quest for slim, fit bodies is a never-ending journey fraught with innumerable challenges. If you are one of those looking for easy-to-implement fitness routines that deliver guaranteed results, you have come to the right platform! The Military Diet is one of the more recent fitness regimes that emphasize on the chemical makeup of foods you consume to limit your calorie intake and therefore shed those extra pounds off the weighing scale. Contained in here you will find: 1. A brief introduction to different diet regimes 2. A detailed analysis of why…
Author(s): John Salar

9. On the Psychology of Military Incompetence (2016)

Best Military Books That Will Hook YouThe Crimea, the Boer War, the Somme, Tobruk, Pearl Harbor, the Bay of Pigs: these are just some of the milestones in a century of military incompetence, of costly mishaps and tragic blunders. Are these simple accidents—as the “bloody fool” theory has it—or are they inevitable?The psychologist Norman F. Dixon argues that there is a pattern to inept generalship, and locates this pattern within the very act of creating armies in the first place, which in his view produces a levelling down of human capability that encourages the mediocre and limits the gifted. In this light, successful generals achieve what they do…
Author(s): Norman F. Dixon

10. The Napoleonic Wars (Smithsonian History of Warfare) (2006)

Best Military Books That Will Hook YouThis vividly illustrated history of the Napoleonic Wars documents the wars’ origins in the French Revolution, narrates Napoleon’s victories at Austerlitz and Jena, and concludes with his defeats in the Iberian peninsula, Russia, and finally at Waterloo. Author Gunther E. Rothenberg describes how Napoleon transformed interstate warfare into a system of relentless conquest, creating a military superpower on a scale not seen since the Roman Empire. Though eventually defeated, Napoleon’s model of conquest set a pattern that was to be revived by modern totalitarian states, and their opponents….
Author(s): Gunther Rothenberg

11. The Reaper: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers (2016)

Best Military Books That Will Hook YouThe Instant New York Times Bestseller by Co-Star of Fox’s American Grit and Legendary Ranger Nick IrvingGroundbreaking, thrilling and revealing, The Reaper is the astonishing memoir of Special Operations Direct Action Sniper Nicholas Irving, the 3rd Ranger Battalion’s deadliest sniper with 33 confirmed kills, though his remarkable career total, including probables, is unknown.Irving shares the true story of his extraordinary military career, including his deployment to Afghanistan in the summer of 2009, when he set another record, this time for enemy kills on a single deployment. His teammates and chain of command…
Author(s): Nicholas Irving, Gary Brozek

12. Superdreadnought 1: A Military AI Space Opera (2018)

Best Military Books That Will Hook YouIntegrated with a superdreadnought, the artificial intelligence known as Reynolds takes his ship across the universe in search of the elusive Kurtherians. He comes to a revelation. He’s better in the company of living creatures.He needs a crew. He needs information. And he needs to continue his search and destroy mission.Needing a crew and getting a crew are two completely different things. Reynolds is out of his element as he tries to reach out and make friends. Through it all, he has his vessel, the superdreadnought, the most powerful warship in the galaxy.Or so he…
Author(s): CH Gideon, Tim Marquitz , et al.

Best Military Books That Will Hook You

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some military books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

History of the Second World War

Author(s): B.H. Liddell Hart
Publisher: 2011, Year: Pan Books, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2405052

Bulletproofing the Psyche: Preventing Mental Health Problems in Our Military and Veterans

Author(s): Kate Hendricks Thomas, David L. Albright
Publisher: Praeger, Year: 3 May 2018, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2388865

India’s Most Fearless 2: More Military Stories of Unimaginable Courage and Sacrifice

Author(s): Shiv Aroor, Rahul Singh
Publisher: Ebury Press, Year: 24 Jun 2019, Size: 963 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2385611

U.S. Military History For Dummies

Author(s): John C. McManus
Publisher: For Dummies, Year: 22 Oct 2007, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2394479

The Environment-Conflict Nexus

Author(s): Francis Galgano
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2251789

Disobedience in the Military

Author(s): Jean-François Caron
Publisher: Springer International Publishing;Palgrave Pivot, Year: 2019, Size: 968 Kb, Download: pdf
ID: 2252164

Rocks and Rifles: The Influence of Geology on Combat and Tactics during the American Civil War

Author(s): Scott Hippensteel
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 27 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2309610

Before Military Intervention: Upstream Stabilisation in Theory and Practice

Author(s): Timothy Clack, Robert Johnson
Publisher: Springer International Publishing;Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2312032

Military Crisis Management Operations by NATO and the EU: The Decision-Making Process

Author(s): Claudia Fahron-Hussey
Publisher: Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden;Springer VS, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2312805

Joys of War: From the Foreign Legion, the SAS and into Hell with PTSD

Author(s): John-Paul Jordan
Publisher: Pen and Sword Military, Year: 2019, Size: 5 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2320055

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly best-sellers according to Chicago Tribune, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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