Action, adventure, danger, intrigue, danger, romance,
danger, excitement, and danger. These books capture the
emotions and extremities of war, and of course, danger...

The boy in the striped pyjamas
by John Boyne (2006)

Generals die in bed
by Charles Yale Harrison (1930)

Where eagles dare
by Alistair Maclean (1967)
Goodnight Mister Tom
by Michelle Magorian (1981)
Tomorrow, when the war began
by John Marsden (1993)
First book in the Tomorrow series
Private Peaceful
by Michael Morpurgo (2003)

I am the great horse
by Katherine Roberts (2007)

The book thief
by Markus Zusak (2005)

by Adèle Geras (2000)

The girl in the  blue coat
by Monica Hesse (2016)

by Naomi Novik (2006)
First book in the Temeraire series
by Mal Peet (2005)

All quiet on the western front
by Erich Maria Remarque (1929)

Between shades of gray
by Ruta Sepetys (2011)

Salt to the sea
by Ruta Sepetys (2016)
by Fred Uhlman (1971)

Code named Verity
by Elizabeth Wein (2012)
by Robert Westall (1989)

by Elie Wiesel (1958)
First book in the Night series

Address unknown
by Kathrine Kressman Taylor (1938)