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A very British list of war memoirs

It leaves out a lot of my favorites, even British ones, by authors such as Robert Graves, Keith Douglas and Field Marshal Slim. Still, an interesting list for including people like Spike Milligan.

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It leaves out a lot of my favorites, even British ones, by authors such as Robert Graves, Keith Douglas and Field Marshal Slim. Still, an interesting list for including people like Spike Milligan.

Here is another reading list, of best war novels. Mine would look different, but still fun to see.

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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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