|News archive for January 2004|
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New subject pages
We've just completed adding new subject pages for all the Regiments of the British Army during the war to our online bibliographic system. Remember, you can always check the Newest Subjects page to see the latest additions to the system.
Now available from Casemate
Huber, T.M. Okinawa 1945. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2003
We've added another self-publisher, Glen McBride, and his book to our Directory of Self-Publishers. If you have self-published a military-related title about World War II, especially if you're a veteran writing about your wartime experiences, please send us information so we can add you to the Directory.
News from Grub Street
Many thanks to the folks at Grub Street for sending along a thick package of information about upcoming titles. We've updated our Grub Street page to reflect all their books due in the next few months.
Forthcoming from Nebraska
Ostrum, Meg. The Surgeon and the Shepherd: Two Resistance Heroes in Vichy France. Forthcoming from University of Nebraska Press in March 2004
In the mail today arrived the printed "Supplment #76" of six pages from Jerboa-Redcap Books with an assortment of new and used military, aviation, and naval titles.
New subject page
Now available from Helion
Bevis, Mark. British and Commonwealth Armies, 1944-1945. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2004
News from Osprey
The folks at Osprey are busy again with new releases, so we've updated our Osprey page to show all their latest books and announcements about more to come.
Forthcoming from Nebraska
Tregaskis, Richard. Invasion Diary. Forthcoming from University of Nebraska Press in April 2004
We've added another self-publisher, Tino Jelavic, and his book to our Directory of Self-Publishers. If you have self-published a military-related title about World War II, especially if you're a veteran writing about your wartime experiences, please send us information so we can add you to the Directory.
Forthcoming from St Martin's
McManus, John C. The Americans at D-Day: The American Experience at the Normandy Invasion. Forthcoming from St Martin's Press in May 2004
Now available from Brandylane
Powell, James R. and Alan B. Flanders. Wolf at the Door: The World War II Antisubmarine Battle for Hampton Roads. Richmond, VA: Brandylane Publishers, 2003
Forthcoming from Lang
Michalczyk, John J. Confront: Resistance in Nazi Germany. Forthcoming from Peter Lang in March 2004
Now available frm Palgrave Macmillan
Levy, James P. The Royal Navy's Home Fleet in World War II. New York: Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company, 2004
We've added another self-publisher, Robert A. Harper of the 486th Bomb Group, and his book to our Directory of Self-Publishers. If you have self-published a military-related title about World War II, especially if you're a veteran writing about your wartime experiences, please send us information so we can add you to the Directory.
Forthcoming from Aurum
Ellis, John. Cassino: The Hollow Victory. Forthcoming from Aurum Press in April 2004
News from Pimlico
Check our newly updated webpage for Pimlico Press to see the latest information about three of their upcoming books.
Dunning, James. The Fighting Fourth: No. 4 Commando at War, 1940-45. Stroud, UK: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2003
Forthcoming from Fedorowicz
Kleine, Egon and Volkmar Kuhn. Tiger: The History of a Legendary Weapon, 1942-45. Forthcoming from J. J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc
News from Schiffer
We've updated our webpage for Schiffer Military Publishing with all their latest releases and newly announced WWII books.
Now available from Plowman
Plowman, Jeffrey. Armoured Fighting Vehicles of New Zealand, 1939-45. Christchurch, NZ: Plowman, 2004
Forthcoming from Alabama
Noles, James L. Twenty-Three Minutes to Eternity: The Final Voyage of the Escort Carrier U.S.S. Liscome Bay. Forthcoming from University of Alabama Press in March 2004
Now available from NIP
Herz, Norman. Operation Alacrity: The Azores and the War in The Atlantic. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2004
We've added another self-publisher, Tex Hill, and his book to our Directory of Self-Publishers. If you have self-published a military-related title about World War II, especially if you're a veteran writing about your wartime experiences, please send us information so we can add you to the Directory.
Forthcoming from Rowman and Littlefield
Weeks, Albert Loren. Russia's Life-Saver: Lend-Lease Aid to the U.S.S.R. in World War II. Forthcoming from Rowman and Littlefield in March 2004
Forthcoming from U of Alaska
Hays jr, Otis. Alaska's Hidden Wars: Secret Campaigns on the North Pacific Rim. Forthcoming from University of Alaska Press in February 2004
Marston, Daniel P. Phoenix from the Ashes: The Indian Army in the Burma Campaign. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003
We've updated our Recommended Reading page, which is always a great place to find suggestions about the best WWII-related books.
Forthcoming from TAMU
Sarantakes, Nicholas Evan. Seven Stars: The Okinawa Battle Diaries of Simon Bolivar Buckner, Jr. and Joseph Stilwell. Forthcoming from Texas A&M University Press in April 2004
Forthcoming from Doubleday
Parker, Matthew. Monte Cassino, December 1943 - April 1944: The Hardest-Fought Battle of World War Two. Already well-received in the UK, the US edition is forthcoming from Doubleday in June 2004
New subject page
Now available from Battery
Perkins, Joseph K. Mission Accomplished: A Story in Words and Pictures of the 321st Glider Field Artillery Battalion in World War II. Nashville, TN: Battery Press, 2004
News from Schiffer
The busy folks at Schiffer Military History have just published four new books, including titles by Dietmar Hermann, Chris Mason, Peter Schuster, and Thomas Fisher. Check our Schiffer page for details.
Author John Toland died on Sunday, 4 January in Danbury, CT at age 91.
In the mail today arrived the printed "Winter 2004 Military History" catalog from Scholar's Bookshelf with over 1300 titles including a substantial section of WWII books.
Editor's Choice awards
In addition to the Top Ten awards conferred by the votes of our visitors, every year Stone & Stone Second World War Books selects new releases for the Editor's Choice awards. Here are the winners for 2003.
Forthcoming from Greenwood
Duffy, James P. Target America: Hitler's Plan to Attack the United States. Forthcoming from Greenwood Press and Praeger Publishers in April 2004
First in the new year's mail is printed "Supplement #75" from Jerboa-Redcap Books with six pages of new and used military, naval, and aviation titles for sale.
Now available from Simon & Schuster
Carr, J. Revell. All Brave Sailors: The Sinking of the Anglo-Saxon, August 21, 1940. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004
Forthcoming from FSG
Porch, Douglas. The Path to Victory: The Mediterranean Theater in World War II. Forthcoming from Farrar, Straus, and Giroux in May 2004
Top Ten winners
After two months of heavy balloting, the polls closed at the stroke of midnight and the results of voting for the Top Ten new WWII-related books of 2003 are now available. Thanks to everyone who helped pick the winners.
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