The fourth generation warfare reading list was developed by William Lind. More information about each title can be found in the original article: A Canon for the Officer Corps.
- The Enlightened Solider by Charles E. White
- The Seeds of Disaster by Robert Doughty
- Stormtroop Tactics by Bruce Gudmundsson
- Command or Control by Martin Samuel
- The Breaking Point by Robert Doughty
- Fighting Power by Martin van Creveld
- The Transformation of War by Martin van Creveld