War Stories

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It is November 11th, known here in the U.S. as Veteran’s Day, formerly Armistice Day to remember the end of WWI but expanded to honor all veterans who have fought for their country, so …

Do you read war stories? Fictional ones? Histories?

Don’t forget to leave a link to your actual response (so people don’t have to go searching for it) in the comments—or if you prefer, leave your answers in the comments themselves!

44 responses

  1. Interesting question. Here’s my answer for Book Through Thursday.

  2. At first I thought “no” but I guess that was a hasty thought!

  3. I’ll read the occasional fiction piece with a war in it, but I don’t really read nonfiction or history books that often.

    My new What Were They Thinking? post is up at The Crowded Leaf.

  4. Remembering & honoring all Vets today! Thanks for incorporating this week’s question with that.
    You can see my answer here: http://g-reads.blogspot.com/

  5. I AM a vet so this was a great question for today! Mine is here!

  6. Like someone else above my first thought was “no” but then I started thinking… http://islandofvoices.blogspot.com/2010/11/btt-war-stories.html

  7. I have read far fewer of these recently than I thought! I’m going to have to get started on this.

  8. Nothing but literature can hope to approach what our vets have gone through.

  9. I only read fictional ones. The White Queen, The Red Queen, and some Civil War books.

  10. An occasional war story is ok… here’s the full post:
    War Stories

  11. Wars have such huge presence in literature. My full answer is up.

  12. […] honor of Veterans Day, for those of us in the U.S., Booking Through Thursday asks, do you read books about war? Fictional or […]

  13. I’m new to this meme — I real a lot of historical fiction so I’ve read quite a few books about wars. My response is here: http://thebookstop.wordpress.com/

  14. ha it has been forever since I have participated but I am here and thank you for letting me participate!


  15. Happy Veteran’s Day!! Be sure to thanks a soldier 😀

    Here is mine –> http://xenophobic-bibliophile.blogspot.com/2010/11/booking-through-thursday-4.html

  16. […] This is a book reading meme that I’ve always wanted to do. Today’s question is here. […]

  17. I’m a peaceful sort, but I love me the war books. Here’s a list of some of my favorites:

  18. I chose this non-fiction war time report for my entry today. Sorry for the delay.

    If you have time, do drop by:

    Mind of Adolf Hitler: My Choice

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