John McCain picks his top 5 books about soldiers





1. "For Whom the Bell Tolls" by Ernest Hemingway (Scribner, 1940).

2. "The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire" by Edward Gibbon (1776-88).

3. "This Kind of War" by T.R. Fehrenbach (Macmillan, 1963).

4. "Hell in a Very Small Place" by Bernard B. Fall (Lippincott, 1966).

5. "All Quiet on the Western Front" by Erich Maria Remarque (Little, Brown, 1929).


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Dale R Streeter - 5/25/2009

I would add "Once an Eagle" by Anton Myrer.