recommend books eithier SF or Military WWII era?
Im running out of books to read so make me some recommendations of reading material. Looking for either Science Fiction or WWII era stories from the European theater of war. And preferably something I can find at my local library which is pretty big.
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
The Winds of War & War and Remembrance by Herman Wouk
Piece of Cake by Derek Robinson
for Sci Fi, Dune, Battlefield Earth, and The Stars My Destination are three excellent books
- 1 decade ago
Harry Turtledove wrote a bunch of alternate-history novels set during WWII where aliens landed in the confusion.
Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game is a classic, and kind of continues the military theme.
J.A. Janes (I think) wrote some interesting mystery novels set in, I think, Paris, during WWII - paired a german gestapo agent with a french policeman. Nothing really related specifically to the war, rather, they were about crimes with the world at war as a setting.
- lennonLv 61 decade ago
A Bridge too Far by cornelius Ryan
\ An excellant account of Operation Market Garden
Citizen Soldiers by Stephen Ambrose
- 1 decade ago
Looks like you enjoy space military so I highly recommend Elizabeth Moon, she has a US Marines background so the military stuff is pretty accurate and the science is hard or at least very firm.
Also CJ Cheryh for first contact books also hard to very firm science.