Nonfiction Books of Particular Interest to the Military and Veterans


The books listed below can be purchased online at our related website, They focus on the SEALs, Army Rangers, and Army Special Operations, and also military-related books on fitness.

Among Warriors in Iraq: True Grit, Special Ops, and Lock-and-Load Raiding in Mosul and Fallujah

Beyond Hell and Back: How America's Special Operations Forces Became the World's Greatest Fighting Unit

Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War

The Boys of Pointe du Hoc: Ronald Reagan, D-Day, and the U.S. Army 2nd Ranger Battalion

Chosen Soldier: The Making of a Special Forces Warrior

The Coveted Black and Gold: A Daily Journey Through the U.S. Army Ranger School Experience

Down Range: Navy SEALs in the War on Terror

The Finishing School: Earning the Navy SEAL Trident

Ghost Soldiers: The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II's Most Dramatic Mission

In the Company of Heroes

Inside Delta Force: The Story of America's Elite Counterterrorist Unit

Kill Bin Laden: A Delta Force Commander's Account of the Hunt for the World's Most Wanted Man

Killer Elite: The Inside Story of America's Most Secret Special Operations Team

Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10

The Mammoth Book of Special Ops: The 40 Most Dangerous Special Operations of Modern Times

Never Surrender: A Soldier's Journey to the Crossroads of Faith and Freedom

Night Stalkers: 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne)

The Night Stalkers: Top Secret Missions of the U.S. Army's Special Operations Aviation Regiment

No Excuse Leadership: Lessons From the U.S. Army's Elite Rangers

Rangers at Dieppe: The First Combat Action of U.S. Army Rangers in World War II

The Road to Unafraid: How the Army's Top Ranger Faced Fear and Found Courage Through "Black Hawk Down" and Beyond

SEALS: The U.S. Navy's Elite Fighting Force

Secrets of Special Ops Leadership

Shadow Warriors: A History of the U.S. Army Rangers

To Dare and to Conquer: Special Operations and the Destiny of Nations, From Achilles to Al Qaeda

The Unforgiving Minute: A Soldier's Education

Warrior Soul: The Memoir of a Navy Seal

We Are Soldiers Still

We Were Soldiers Once...and Young



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The Complete Guide to Navy Seal Fitness: Updated for Today's Warrior Elite (3rd Edition)

Elite Forces Manual of Mental and Physical Endurance: How to Reach Your Physical and Mental Peak

Special Ops Fitness Training: High-Intensity Workouts of Navy Seals, Delta Force, Marine Force Recon, and Army Rangers

The Special Ops Workout: The Elite Exercise Program Inspired by the United States Special Operations Command