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Now available from Kentucky
23 May 2018

Baxter, Colin F. The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2018


Forthcoming from Dunne
23 May 2018

Hart, Bradley W. Hitler's American Friends: The Third Reich's Supporters in the United States. Forthcoming from Thomas Dunne Books in October 2018


Now available from Potomac
22 May 2018

Padgett, Philip. Advocating Overlord: The D-Day Strategy and the Atomic Bomb. Lincoln, Nebraska: Potomac Books Inc, 2018


Forthcoming from Viking
22 May 2018

Beevor, Antony. The Battle of Arnhem: The Deadliest Airborne Operation of WWII. Forthcoming from Viking in September 2018


Round up the usual suspects
21 May 2018

Luftwaffe Eagle: A WW2 German Airman's Story by Erich Sommer is now available from Grub Street. In addition to the usual interesting Luftwaffe material, this memoir includes a short chapter about Sommer's attachment to the Axis control commission in French Morocco. It might be the only Luftwaffe memoir to have anything to say about duty in Casablanca.


Forthcoming from McFarland
21 May 2018

Williams, Greg H. The Last Days of the United States Asiatic Fleet: The Fates of the Ships and Those Aboard, December 8, 1941-February 5, 1942. Forthcoming from McFarland & Company, Inc in June 2018


Now available from Viking
19 May 2018

Kleiner, Sam. The Flying Tigers: The Untold Story of the American Pilots Who Waged a Secret War Against Japan. New York: Viking, 2018


Now available from CUP
19 May 2018

Lotchin, Roger W. Japanese American Relocation in World War II: A Reconsideration. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2018


News from Bertke
18 May 2018

We are reliably informed that World War II Sea War, volume 12: Anzio, Kwajalein, Eniwetok and the Admiralty Islands is now available from Bertke Publications. In addition, volume 13—covering New Guinea, Normandy, and Saipan—will be out by December 2018.


News from Canada
17 May 2018

J.J. Fedorowicz Publishing has announced that Posen '45: Bastion on the Warthe by Gunther Baumann is scheduled for publication this summer.


Forthcoming from Prometheus
16 May 2018

Taylor, Cory. How Hitler Was Made: Germany and the Rise of the Perfect Nazi. Forthcoming from Prometheus Books in June 2018


Forthcoming from Amberley
16 May 2018

Eriksson, Patrick. Alarmstart: The German Fighter Pilot's Experience on the Eastern Front, 1941-1945. Forthcoming from Amberley Publishing in June 2018


Now available from Harvard
15 May 2018

Jennings, Eric Thomas. Escape from Vichy: The Refugee Exodus to the French Caribbean. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018


Forthcoming from Norton
14 May 2018

Scott, James. Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita, and the Battle of Manila. Forthcoming from W.W. Norton & Company, Inc in October 2018


Book review
13 May 2018

Dudgeon, Air Vice-Marshal A.G. Hidden Victory: The Battle of Habbaniya, May 1941. Stroud, UK: Tempus Publishing, Ltd, 2000

Read our review


Now available from Lexington
12 May 2018

Gerolymatos, Andre. The British and the Greek Resistance, 1936-1944: Spies, Saboteurs, and Partisans. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2018


Forthcoming from Yale
11 May 2018

Jackson, Ashley. Persian Gulf Command: A History of the Second World War in Iran and Iraq. Forthcoming from Yale University Press in June 2018


Recommended
11 May 2018

We've updated our Recommended Reading page with the latest titles that we think deserve an extra measure of attention.


Cadman
11 May 2018

Printed "Catalogue #158" from T. Cadman WW2 Books is in the mail, and you can also take a look online.


Now available from ForeEdge
10 May 2018

LaSaine Jr, John T. Air Officer Commanding: Hugh Dowding, Architect of the Battle of Britain. New York: ForeEdge / University Press of New England, 2018


War Diary reminder
10 May 2018

This seems like an excellent opportunity to remind everyone about our detailed day-by-day chronicle of the Second World War, now amounting to more than 63,000 entries and growing, with 10 May 1940 standing out as a fairly important date.


Forthcoming from Casemate
9 May 2018

Celander, Lars. How Carriers Fought: Carrier Operations in WWII. Forthcoming from Casemate in August 2018


Now available from Illinois
9 May 2018

Bolzenius, Sandra M. Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took on the Army during World War II. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2018


Now available from OUP
8 May 2018

Symonds, Craig L. World War II at Sea: A Global History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018


Forthcoming from Belknap
7 May 2018

Jackson, Julian. De Gaulle. Forthcoming from Belknap Press in August 2018


Forthcoming from I.B. Tauris
7 May 2018

Isci, Onur. Turkey and the Soviet Union During WWII: Diplomacy, Discord and International Relations. Forthcoming from I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd in June 2018


War Diary reminder
7 May 2018

This seems like an excellent opportunity to remind everyone about our detailed day-by-day chronicle of the Second World War, now amounting to more than 63,000 entries and growing, with 7 May 1945 standing out as a fairly important date.


Book review
6 May 2018

Isby, David (editor). Fighting in Normandy: The German Army from D-Day to Villers-Bocage. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2001

Read our review


Forthcoming from Bertke
5 May 2018

Bertke, Donald A. et al. World War II Sea War, volume 12: Anzio, Kwajalein, Eniwetok and the Admiralty Islands. Forthcoming from Bertke Publications in June 2018


Now available from Casemate
5 May 2018

Gee, James and Rosalie H. Smith (edited by Allyson Smith). Prisoner of the Samurai: Surviving the Sinking of the USS Houston and the Death Railway. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2018


Now available from Texas A&M
5 May 2018

Witt, Peter A. Edith's War: Writings of a Red Cross Worker and Lifelong Champion of Social Justice. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2018


News from Denmark (and Cambodia)
4 May 2018

NIAS Press, publisher of End of Empire: 100 Days in 1945 That Changed Asia and the World, has notified us that Monarchical Manipulation in Cambodia: France, Japan, and the Sihanouk Crusade for Independence by Geoffrey C. Gunn—who is also the author of Wartime Macau: Under the Japanese Shadow—should be available later this month. This will be one of the very few books about Cambodia during the war, so probably worth a look.


Now available from Hungary
4 May 2018

Stokes, Neil. World War Two Photobook Series, volume 17: T-34 on the Battlefield, volume 2. Keszthely, Hungary: PeKo Publishing, 2018


News from the Netherlands
3 May 2018

Robert Sigmond tells us that Bob Gerritsen's new book, Fighting the British at Arnhem: The SS-Unterfuhrerschule Arnheim, will be published in September.


Now available from Singapore
3 May 2018

Huff, Gregg and Shinobu Majima (editors). World War II Singapore: The Chosabu Reports on Syonan. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, 2018


Forthcoming from Pegasus
2 May 2018

Kershaw, Robert J. Landing on the Edge of Eternity: Twenty-Four Hours at Omaha Beach. Forthcoming from Pegasus Books in November 2018


Now available from Skyhorse
2 May 2018

Wallace, Max. In the Name of Humanity: The Secret Deal to End the Holocaust. New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2018


Now available from Doubleday
1 May 2018

Erbelding, Rebecca. Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America's Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe. New York: Doubleday, 2018


Forthcoming from Fonthill
1 May 2018

Zapotoczny, Walter S. The Italian Army in North Africa: A Poor Fighting Force or Doomed by Circumstance. Forthcoming from Fonthill Media Limited in January 2019


Forthcoming from Bloomsbury
30 April 2018

Dodd, Lindsey Dodd and David Lees (editors). Vichy France and Everyday Life. Forthcoming from Bloomsbury in May 2018


Forthcoming from Seaforth
30 April 2018

Hore, Peter. Henry Harwood: Hero of the River Plate. Forthcoming from Seaforth / Pen & Sword in May 2018


Book review
29 April 2018

Tennent, Alan J. British and Commonwealth Merchant Ship Losses to Axis Submarines, 1939-1945. Stroud, England: Sutton Publishing, 2001

Read our review


Subject matters
29 April 2018

Looking for books on a particular wartime subject? Our Stone & Stone bibliographies contain more than 5000 individual WWII topics on file, all completely cross-referenced with links to related subjects, and each one packed with relevant books. You can also use the "Quick-Finder" feature in the upper left of any of our pages (select "subject" from the pop-up menu) to search for specific topics.

For an example of our bibliographies, take a look at our page for ships lost.


Now available from Casemate
28 April 2018

Buffetaut, Yves. 101st Airborne in Normandy: June 1944. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2018


Forthcoming from Routledge
27 April 2018

Jones, Ben. The Fleet Air Arm in the Second World War, volume II, 1942-1943: The Fleet Air Arm in Transition: The Mediterranean, Battle of the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean. Forthcoming from Routledge in May 2018


Now available from Panzerwrecks
26 April 2018

Archer, Lee. Panzerwrecks, volume 22: Desert. Monroe, NY: Panzerwrecks, 2018


Forthcoming from Viking
25 April 2018

Kleiner, Sam. The Flying Tigers: The Untold Story of the American Pilots Who Waged a Secret War Against Japan. Forthcoming from Viking in May 2018


Forthcoming from The History Press
25 April 2018

Tucker-Jones, Anthony. Kursk 1943: Hitler's Bitter Harvest. Forthcoming from The History Press in May 2018


Now available from Aperture
24 April 2018

Pisani, Arve Robert. Bocage: The Battle for Normandy. Reading, PA: Aperture Press, 2018


Forthcoming from OUP
24 April 2018

Symonds, Craig L. World War II at Sea: A Global History. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in May 2018


News from Helion
23 April 2018

Our friends in Solihull report that The Forgotten Battle of the Kursk Salient: 7th Guards Army's Stand against Army Detachment Kempf by Valeriy Zamulin—author of multiple books on Kursk—is now available.


Now available from North Carolina
21 April 2018

The busy folks at McFarland have released two new WWII titles:


Forthcoming from Illinois
20 April 2018

Bolzenius, Sandra M. Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took on the Army during World War II. Forthcoming from University of Illinois Press in May 2018


Forthcoming from Texas
19 April 2018

Witt, Peter A. Edith's War: Writings of a Red Cross Worker and Lifelong Champion of Social Justice. Forthcoming from Texas A&M University Press in May 2018


Now available from Yale
18 April 2018

Dunn, Susan. A Blueprint for War: FDR and the Hundred Days That Mobilized America. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2018


Forthcoming from Potomac
17 April 2018

Padgett, Philip. Advocating Overlord: The D-Day Strategy and the Atomic Bomb. Forthcoming from Potomac Books Inc in May 2018


Forthcoming from Stackpole
17 April 2018

Schultz, Duane. Patton's Last Gamble: The Disastrous Raid on POW Camp Hammelburg in World War II. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in May 2018


Now available from NIP
16 April 2018

Bourque, Stephen Alan. Beyond the Beach: The Allied War Against France. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2018


Book review
15 April 2018

Westermann, Edward B. Flak: German Anti-aircraft Defenses, 1914-1945. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2001

Read our review


Now available from ATB
14 April 2018

Ramsey, Winston and Gail Ramsey. The Axis Occupation of Europe Then and Now. London: After the Battle, 2018


Forthcoming from The History Press
14 April 2018

Tweddle, Paul. The Other Battle of Britain, 1940: Bomber Command's Forgotten Summer. Forthcoming from The History Press in July 2018


Now available from NewSouth
13 April 2018

Johnston, Mark. An Australian Band of Brothers: Don Company, Second 43rd Battalion, 9th Division. Sydney, NSW: NewSouth Books, 2018


In memoriam
13 April 2018

Edward Von der Porten—author of The German Navy in World War II and an expert on Sir Francis Drake—died on 8 April in California at the age of 84.


Occupy, 1
12 April 2018

Enstad, Johannes Due. Soviet Russians under Nazi Occupation: Fragile Loyalties in World War II. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in June 2018


Occupy, 2
12 April 2018

Tonsmeyer, Tatjana et al (editors). Coping with Hunger and Shortage under German Occupation in World War II. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company in June 2018


Occupy, 3
12 April 2018

Morgan, Philip. Hitler's Collaborators: Choosing between Bad and Worse in Nazi-Occupied Western Europe. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in June 2018


Subject matters
12 April 2018

Looking for books on a particular wartime subject? Our Stone & Stone bibliographies contain more than 5000 individual WWII topics on file, all completely cross-referenced with links to related subjects, and each one packed with relevant books. You can also use the "Quick-Finder" feature in the upper left of any of our pages (select "subject" from the pop-up menu) to search for specific topics.

For an example of our bibliographies, take a look at our page for German-occupied territories.


Now available from Greenhill
11 April 2018

Paterson, Lawrence. Otto Kretschmer: The Life of Germany's Highest Scoring U-Boat Commander. London: Greenhill Books, 2018


Forthcoming from Lexington
11 April 2018

Gerolymatos, Andre. The British and the Greek Resistance, 1936-1944: Spies, Saboteurs, and Partisans. Forthcoming from Lexington Books in April 2018


News from Croatia
10 April 2018

Despot Infinitus has published its latest WWII title in English, Pearl Harbor: December 7th, 1941, by Zvonimir Freivogel, who is also the co-author of DI's highly recommended Adriatic Naval War, 1940-1945.


Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan
9 April 2018

Burgwyn, H. James. Mussolini and the Salo Republic, 1943-1945: The Failure of a Puppet Regime. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company in May 2018


Book review
8 April 2018

Glantz, David. Operation Don's Main Attack: The Soviet Southern Front's Advance on Rostov, January-February 1943. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2018

Read our review


Big
7 April 2018

Big Sky Publishing in Australia has published The Unit Guide: The Australian Army 1939 - 1945 by Graham McKenzie-Smith. This is a six-volume set totaling 3000 pages and covering thousands of Aussie units in WWII with data on "unit formation, role, organisation, movements, operations and place in the Army's hierarchy." Big Sky. Big package. Big price. We hope to have a big review.


Forthcoming from ForeEdge / University Press of New England
7 April 2018

LaSaine Jr, John T. Air Officer Commanding: Hugh Dowding, Architect of the Battle of Britain. Forthcoming from ForeEdge / University Press of New England in May 2018


Recommended
7 April 2018

We've updated our Recommended Reading page with the latest titles that we think deserve an extra measure of attention.


Now available from Helion
6 April 2018

Szamveber, Norbert. Waffen-SS Armour in Normandy: The Combat History of SS Panzer Regiment 12 and SS Panzerjager Abteilung 12, Normandy 1944. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2018


Forthcoming from Allen Lane
6 April 2018

Todman, Daniel. Britain's War, volume 2: A New World, 1942-1947. Forthcoming from Allen Lane in March 2019


War Diary reminder
6 April 2018

This seems like an excellent opportunity to remind everyone about our detailed day-by-day chronicle of the Second World War, now amounting to more than 63,000 entries and growing, with 6 April 1941 standing out as a fairly important date.


Now available from UPK
5 April 2018

Judge, Sean M. The Turn of the Tide in the Pacific War: Strategic Initiative, Intelligence, and Command, 1941-1943. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2018


Forthcoming from Pegasus
4 April 2018

Lyman, Robert. Under a Darkening Sky: Americans in Hitler's Europe, 1939-1941. Forthcoming from Pegasus Books in November 2018


Forthcoming from Stackpole
3 April 2018

Schultz, Duane. Patton's Last Gamble: The Disastrous Raid on POW Camp Hammelburg in World War II. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in May 2018


Now available from UPK
2 April 2018

Dean, Peter J. MacArthur's Coalition: US and Australian Military Operations in the Southwest Pacific Area, 1942-1945. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2018

 

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Sharp, Lee. The French Army, 1939-1940 : Organisation: Order of Battle : Operational History, volume 1. Milton Keynes, UK: The Military Press, 2002.

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140 pages

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