USMA Officer’s Professional Reading Guide

(source) It is hoped that this guide will continue to serve the dual purposes of encouraging officers to persist in their professional education and in providing a resource for those in the field to consult when developing their own reading programs.

This revision was published February 2011.

The Top Ten Military Classics

Military Institutions and the Nature and Practice of War

First Person Accounts, Memoirs and the Experience of War

The History of American Wars

Wars and Warfare From the Ancients through the 21st Century

Top Ten Literary Works on Military Institutions, War, and Combat