2018 Air Force list posted

R081510ZNOV18: The 2018 Air Force reading list is posted! Some carryovers from last year, but some interesting new material as well such as Kevin Kelly's The Inevitable. Enjoy!

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Many military commands publish recommended reading lists, but due to the ephemeral nature of the web these lists can sometimes be lost. This site attempts to capture them for posterity. Here's an overview of all the military reading lists that are available. Enjoy!

Most popular authors

Robert D. Kaplan
John Keegan
Thomas L. Friedman
Max Hastings
Rick Atkinson

Recent reading

  1. On Oct 08 colleen (USA) read The Anatomy of Courage: The Classic WWI Study of the Psychological Effects of War by Lord Moran
  2. On Oct 03 colleen (USA) read Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness by Richard H. Thaler
  3. On Oct 03 colleen (USA) read Assault From the Sea. Essays On The History Of Amphibious Warfare. by Lieutenant Colonial Merrill L., USMC (Retired). Barlett
  4. On Sep 29 mpalmer read Morality and War: Can War be Just in the Twenty-first Century? by David Fisher
  5. On Sep 29 mpalmer read Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  6. On Sep 29 mpalmer read The Junior Officers' Reading Club: Killing Time and Fighting Wars by Patrick Hennessey
  7. On Sep 29 mpalmer read The Edge: Is the Military Dominance of the West Coming to an End? by Mark Urban
  8. On Sep 29 mpalmer read High Command: British Military Leadership in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars by Christopher Elliott
  9. On Sep 29 mpalmer read The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
  10. On Sep 29 mpalmer read The Art Of War by Sun Tzu
  11. On Sep 29 mpalmer read War Diaries, 1939-1945: Field Marshall Lord Alanbrooke by Alan Brooke Viscount Alanbrooke
  12. On Sep 29 mpalmer read Clausewitz: A Very Short Introduction by Michael Howard
  13. On Sep 19 colleen (USA) read Cobra II: The Inside Story of the Invasion and Occupation of Iraq by Michael R. Gordon
  14. On Sep 06 kcholbert (USAF) read The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin by Steven Lee Myers
  15. On Sep 06 kcholbert (USAF) read The Making of the Atomic Bomb by Richard Rhodes
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