Intelligence & Espionage History Books

Last updated: January 2, 2012
  1. Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy
    1. Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas Published: August 30, 2011 Score: 30.34
  2. SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper
    2. SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper by Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin Published: April 24, 2012 Score: 16.31
  3. The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography
    3. The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography by Simon Singh Published: January 26, 2011 Score: 14.05
  4. Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base
    4. Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base by Annie Jacobsen Published: May 17, 2011 Score: 8.4
  5. SEAL Target Geronimo: The Inside Story of the Mission to Kill Osama bin Laden
    5. SEAL Target Geronimo: The Inside Story of the Mission to Kill Osama bin Laden by Chuck Pfarrer Published: November 8, 2011 Score: 7.81
  6. The Heart and the Fist: The education of a humanitarian, the making of a Navy SEAL
    6. The Heart and the Fist: The education of a humanitarian, the making of a Navy SEAL by Eric Greitens Published: April 11, 2011 Score: 7.29
  7. The Mission, The Men, and Me: Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander
    7. The Mission, The Men, and Me: Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander by Pete Blaber Published: September 7, 2010 Score: 5.57
  8. Inside Delta Force: The Story of America's Elite Counterterrorist Unit
    8. Inside Delta Force: The Story of America's Elite Counterterrorist Unit by Eric L. Haney Published: August 30, 2005 Score: 5.29
  9. Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a Band of U.S. Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan (Thorndike Paperback Bestsellers)
    9. Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a Band of U.S. Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan (Thorndike Paperback Bestsellers) by Doug Stanton Published: May 1, 2010 Score: 4.33
  10. Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001
    10. Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 by Steve Coll Published: December 28, 2004 Score: 4.25
  11. Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage
    11. Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage by Sherry Sontag, Christopher Drew and Tony Roberts Published: December 16, 1999 Score: 3.64
  12. Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of How the Wildest Man in Congress and a Rogue CIA Agent Changed the History of Our Times
    12. Charlie Wilson's War: The Extraordinary Story of How the Wildest Man in Congress and a Rogue CIA Agent Changed the History of Our Times by George Crile Published: November 6, 2007 Score: 3.6
  13. Kill Bin Laden: A Delta Force Commander's Account of the Hunt for the World's Most Wanted Man
    13. Kill Bin Laden: A Delta Force Commander's Account of the Hunt for the World's Most Wanted Man by Dalton Fury Published: August 30, 2011 Score: 2.44
  14. All the Shah's Men
    14. All the Shah's Men by Stephen Kinzer Published: September 3, 2004 Score: 2.14
  15. Inside SEAL Team Six: My Life and Missions with America's Elite Warriors
    15. Inside SEAL Team Six: My Life and Missions with America's Elite Warriors by Don Mann and Ralph Pezzullo Published: December 5, 2011 Score: 2.03
  16. See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA's War Against Terrorism
    16. See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA's War Against Terrorism by Robert Baer and Seymour M. Hersh Published: January 17, 2002 Score: 1.89
  17. Seal of Honor: Operation Red Wings and the Life of Lt Michael P. Murphy, Usn
    17. Seal of Honor: Operation Red Wings and the Life of Lt Michael P. Murphy, Usn by Gary Williams Published: May 15, 2011 Score: 1.71
  18. Chosen Soldier: The Making of a Special Forces Warrior
    18. Chosen Soldier: The Making of a Special Forces Warrior by Dick Couch Published: March 25, 2008 Score: 1.68
  19. Operation Dark Heart: Spycraft and Special Ops on the Frontlines of Afghanistan -- and the Path to Victory
    19. Operation Dark Heart: Spycraft and Special Ops on the Frontlines of Afghanistan -- and the Path to Victory by Anthony Shaffer Published: September 24, 2010 Score: 1.41
  20. Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage
    20. Wild Bill Donovan: The Spymaster Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage by Douglas Waller Published: February 8, 2011 Score: 1.38
  21. Rogue Warrior
    21. Rogue Warrior by Richard Marcinko and John Weisman Published: March 1, 1992 Score: 1.31
  22. Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal
    22. Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal by Ben MacIntyre and John Lee Published: September 12, 2007 Score: 1.22
  23. By Way of Deception
    23. By Way of Deception by Victor Ostrovsky Published: October 1, 2009 Score: 1.18
  24. Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory
    24. Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory by Ben Macintyre Published: May 4, 2010 Score: 1.16
  25. Hunting Eichmann: Chasing Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi
    25. Hunting Eichmann: Chasing Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi by Neal Bascomb and Paul Hecht Published: February 27, 2009 Score: 1.1

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