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New subject pages
31 January 2004

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
31 January 2004

Huber, T.M. Okinawa 1945. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2003


Self-Publisher
30 January 2004

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
29 January 2004

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
28 January 2004

Ostrum, Meg. The Surgeon and the Shepherd: Two Resistance Heroes in Vichy France. Forthcoming from University of Nebraska Press in March 2004


Jerboa
28 January 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
27 January 2004

We've added a new page, General Maxime Weygand, 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 Helion
27 January 2004

Bevis, Mark. British and Commonwealth Armies, 1944-1945. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2004


News from Osprey
26 January 2004

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
24 January 2004

Tregaskis, Richard. Invasion Diary. Forthcoming from University of Nebraska Press in April 2004


Self-Publisher
23 January 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
22 January 2004

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
22 January 2004

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
21 January 2004

Michalczyk, John J. Confront: Resistance in Nazi Germany. Forthcoming from Peter Lang in March 2004


Now available frm Palgrave Macmillan
21 January 2004

Levy, James P. The Royal Navy's Home Fleet in World War II. New York: Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company, 2004


Self-Publisher
20 January 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
20 January 2004

Ellis, John. Cassino: The Hollow Victory. Forthcoming from Aurum Press in April 2004


News from Pimlico
19 January 2004

Check our newly updated webpage for Pimlico Press to see the latest information about three of their upcoming books.


Book review
18 January 2004

Dunning, James. The Fighting Fourth: No. 4 Commando at War, 1940-45. Stroud, UK: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2003

Read our review


Forthcoming from Fedorowicz
17 January 2004

Kleine, Egon and Volkmar Kuhn. Tiger: The History of a Legendary Weapon, 1942-45. Forthcoming from J. J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc


News from Schiffer
16 January 2004

We've updated our webpage for Schiffer Military Publishing with all their latest releases and newly announced WWII books.


Now available from Plowman
16 January 2004

Plowman, Jeffrey. Armoured Fighting Vehicles of New Zealand, 1939-45. Christchurch, NZ: Plowman, 2004


Forthcoming from Alabama
15 January 2004

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
14 January 2004

Herz, Norman. Operation Alacrity: The Azores and the War in The Atlantic. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2004


Self-Publisher
13 January 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
13 January 2004

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
12 January 2004

Hays jr, Otis. Alaska's Hidden Wars: Secret Campaigns on the North Pacific Rim. Forthcoming from University of Alaska Press in February 2004


Book review
11 January 2004

Marston, Daniel P. Phoenix from the Ashes: The Indian Army in the Burma Campaign. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003

Book review


Recommended
10 January 2004

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
10 January 2004

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
9 January 2004

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
9 January 2004

We've added a new page, United Kingdom: Ocean Liners, 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 Battery
8 January 2004

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
7 January 2004

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.


In memoriam
6 January 2004

Author John Toland died on Sunday, 4 January in Danbury, CT at age 91.


Scholars
5 January 2004

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
4 January 2004

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
3 January 2004

Duffy, James P. Target America: Hitler's Plan to Attack the United States. Forthcoming from Greenwood Press and Praeger Publishers in April 2004


Jerboa
3 January 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
2 January 2004

Carr, J. Revell. All Brave Sailors: The Sinking of the Anglo-Saxon, August 21, 1940. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004


Forthcoming from FSG
2 January 2004

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
1 January 2004

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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