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News from Osprey
The last week of every month brings new releases from Osprey Publishing, and this month is no exception. On our page for Osprey you can find all their latest publications plus news about all their upcoming WWII-related books.
Now available from FSG
Fest, Joachim C. Inside Hitler's Bunker: The Last Days of the Third Reich. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2004
Forthcoming from Free Press
Yellin, Emily. Our Mothers' War: American Women at Home and at the Front during World War II. Forthcoming from The Free Press in May 2004
Forthcoming from Wisconsin
Saidel, Rochelle G. Jewish Women of Ravensbruck Concentration Camp. Forthcoming from University of Wisconsin Press in April 2004
Praeger Illustrated Military History Series
Now available from Norton
Read, Anthony. The Devil's Disciples: Hitler's Inner Circle. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc, 2004
Now available from The Free Press
O'Donnell, Patrick K. Operatives, Spies, and Saboteurs: The Unknown Story of the Men and Women of World War II's OSS. New York: The Free Press, 2004
Forthcoming from Air Research
Thompson, Jack. The Charterhall Story: A Tribute to the Wartime Work of a Borders Airfield. Forthcoming from Air Research Publications in July 2004
Simon, Leslie E. Inside Hitler's Weapons Programme: German Research in World War II. Forthcoming from Air Research Publications in September 2004
News from Crecy
Now available from Oklahoma
Boyt, Gene with David L. Burch. Bataan: A Survivor's Story. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2004
Forthcoming from Holt
Gilbert, Martin. The Second World War: A Complete History. Forthcoming from Henry Holt and Company in June 2004
Forthcoming from Broadway
Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem and Anthony Walton. Brothers in Arms: The Courageous Story of WWII's 761st Black Panthers. Forthcoming from Broadway Books in May 2004
New subject page
Now available from Rowman
Weeks, Albert Loren. Russia's Life-Saver: Lend-Lease Aid to the U.S.S.R. in World War II. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2004
Now available from Sutton
Babington Smith, Constance. Evidence in Camera: The Story of Photographic Intelligence in World War II. Stroud, UK: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2004
Now available from Stackpole
Paterson, Lawrence. U-Boat War Patrol: The Hidden Photographic Diary of U564. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2004
Forthcoming from Norton
Brickhill, Paul. The Great Escape. Forthcoming from W.W. Norton & Company, Inc in July 2004
Now available from Grove
Schreiber, Marion. The Twentieth Train: The True Story of the Ambush on the Death Train to Auschwitz. New York: Grove Atlantic, 2004
Forthcoming from Lyons
Murcutt, Miriam and Richard Starks. The Lost Airmen of Tibet: A True Story of Conflict, Intrigue, and the Will to Survive. Forthcoming from Lyons Press in September 2004
News from NIP
We've updated our online database to reflect all the latest releases, revised dates, and upcoming titles from Naval Institute Press. Check our NIP page for full details.
Balkoski, Joseph. Omaha Beach: June 6, 1944. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2004
Forthcoming from Bright Sky
Green, Bob. Okinawa Odyssey. Forthcoming from Bright Sky Press in April 2004
Forthcoming from Palgrave
Reynolds, E. Bruce. Japan in the Fascist Era. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company in July 2004
Now available from Da Capo
Greene, Jack and Alessandro Massignani. The Black Prince and the Sea Devils: The Story of Prince Valerio Borghese and the Elite Units of the Decima MAS. New York: Da Capo Press, 2004
News from Helion
Duncan sends word of two new releases from Helion:
Wallin, Erik. Twilight of the Gods: A Swedish Waffen-SS Volunteer's Experiences with the 11th SS-Panzergrenadier Division. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2004
Bellanger, Yves J. US Army Infantry Divisions US Army Infantry Divisions, 1943-45, volume 1: Organization, Doctrine, and Equipment. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2004
Printed "Supplement #78" has arrived in the mail from Jerboa-Redcap Books with, as usual, six pages of new and used military, aviation, and naval titles for sale.
Now available from Alabama
Noles, James L. Twenty-Three Minutes to Eternity: The Final Voyage of the Escort Carrier U. S. S. Liscome Bay. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2004
Ken Small, author of The Forgotten Dead, died in England on Monday, 15 March at age 73.
Forthcoming from Chicago
Adamczyk, Wesley. When God Looked the Other Way: An Odyssey of War, Exile, and Redemption. Forthcoming from University of Chicago Press in April 2004
News from FRP
Flight Recorder Publications, Barry Ketley's new company, has released The Warlords, volume 1: The 4th, 20th & 55th Fighter groups by Barry and Ann Money, with Checkerboard Hunters: The Croatian Volunteers of 15./JG 52 on the Eastern Front by Marko Jeras and Dragina Brasnovic to follow in a few weeks.
New subject page
Forthcoming from Missouri
Wells, Lloyd M. From Anzio to the Alps: An American Soldier's Story. Forthcoming from University of Missouri Press in June 2004
Now available from Battery
Mandle, William D. and David H. Whittier. Combat Record of the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, April 1943 - July 1945. Nashville, TN: Battery Press, 2004
Now available from UPK
Citino, Robert M. Blitzkrieg to Desert Storm: The Evolution of Operational Warfare. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2004
Forthcoming from Wiley
Astor, Gerald. The Jungle War: Mavericks, Marauders and Madmen in the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II. Forthcoming from John Wiley & Sons in July 2004
Now available from The Military Press
Kempton, Chris. Loyalty & Honour: The Indian Army, September 1939 - August 1947, volume 1: Divisions. Milton Keynes, UK: Military Press, 2004
The great new printed catalog of WWII books arrived here from The Scholar's Bookshelf with plenty of titles to please even the most jaded taste.
New subject pages
We've added two new pages, SOE: Biographies and memoirs and SOE in France, 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 Viking
Hue, Andre with Ewen Southby-Tailyour. The Next Moon: A Special Operations Executive Agent with the French Resistance, 1940-1944. New York: Viking, 2004
News from Pen and Sword
Judging by all their new releases over the past few weeks, it looks like the folks at Pen and Sword have been quite busy. Check our P & S page for details.
Forthcoming from Brasseys
Sweeting, C.G. Blood and Iron: The German Conquest of Sevastopol. Forthcoming from Brassey's Inc (US) in September 2004
Now available from Birlinn
Osborne, Brian D. Glasgow: A City at War. Edinburgh: Birlinn, 2004
Miller, James. The North Atlantic Front: The Northern Isles at War. Edinburgh: Birlinn, 2004
Now available from H & C
Gaujac, Paul. Le Corps Expeditionnaire Francais en Italie, 1943-1944. Paris: Histoire & Collections, 2004
Hays, J.J. United States Army Ground Forces TOE, World War II, vol 3: The Airborne Division 1942-1945, part one. Milton Keynes, UK: Military Press, 2003
Hays, J.J. United States Army Ground Forces TOE, World War II, vol 3: The Airborne Division 1942-1945, part two. Milton Keynes, UK: Military Press, 2003
Forthcoming from NIP
Pearson, Michael. The Ohio and Malta: The Legendary Tanker That Saved Malta. Forthcoming from Naval Institute Press in April 2004
Now available from Casemate
Fowler, Will. Barbarossa: The First Seven Days: Nazi Germany's 1941 Invasion of the Soviet Union. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2004
News from McFarland
Thanks to Virginia at McFarland & Company, Inc for the latest about new and upcoming titles. The whole scoop is available on our McFarland page.
Now available from Free Press
Godman, Peter. Hitler and the Vatican: Inside the Secret Archive that Reveals the New Story of the Nazis and the Church. New York: The Free Press, 2004
Now available from Pimlico
Salkeld, Audrey. A Portrait of Leni Riefenstahl. London: Pimlico, 2004
We've updated our Recommended Reading page, which is always a great place to find suggestions about the best WWII-related books....
...And don't forget, visitors are always welcome to contribute thoughtful comments about WWII-related books they've read. To see the newest contributions, visit our Latest Book Feedback page.
Forthcoming from Brassey's
Tillman, Barrett. Brasseys D-Day Encyclopedia: The Normandy Invasion A-Z. Forthcoming from Brassey's Inc (US) in April 2004
Forthcoming from Thomas & Hudson
Messenger, Charles. The D-Day Atlas: Anatomy of the Normandy Campaign. Forthcoming from Thames & Hudson in April 2004
Forthcoming from Osprey
Penrose, Jane (editor). The D-Day Companion: Leading Historians Explore History's Greatest Amphibious Assault. Forthcoming from Osprey Publishing in April 2004
For anyone who failed to notice, this year marks the 60th anniversary of the Allied landings in Normandy in 1944, and barrels of ink are being spilled by battalions of authors to retell the story from every conceivable angle. We're adding the new books to our database as fast as we find out about themwhich is pretty darn fastincluding the first two releases (now available) in the fourteen-volume Battle Zone Normandy series from Sutton. As we add all the new Overlord books to our website, you can always find them on the D-Day pages of our online bibliographic system.
Now available from NIP
Moore, Jeffrey M. Spies for Nimitz: Joint Military Intelligence in the Pacific War. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2004
News from Marc Yerger
Author Marc Yerger sends word that his German Cross in Gold Holders of the SS and Police, volume 2 is due for "...autumn 2004 release, exact date unknown."
Forthcoming from Westview
Whitlock, Flint. The Fighting First: The Untold Story of the Big Red One on D-Day. Forthcoming from Westview Press in April 2004
Now available from McFarland
Poprzeczny, Joseph. Hitler's Man in the East: Odilo Globocnik. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2004
Forthcoming from Mississippi
Samuel, Wolfgang W.E. American Raiders: The Race to Capture the Luftwaffe's Secrets. Forthcoming from University Press of Mississippi in May 2004
News from Osprey and Greenwood - Praeger
As usual, Osprey released several WWII titles at the end of the month and announced another wave of new books. Check our Osprey page for details.
In addition, Greenwood Press and Praeger Publishers is currently in the process of publishing hardcover editions of almost thirty of Osprey's books by Steve Zaloga, Ken Ford, Stephen Badsey, Gordon Rottman, and others. More information is available on our Greenwaood-Praeger page.
Now available from Nebraska
Ostrum, Meg. The Surgeon and the Shepherd: Two Resistance Heroes in Vichy France. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2004
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