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This day in history
30 June 2004

On the 61st anniversary of Operation Cartwheel in 1943, be sure to check our bibliography page for books with all the details.


Forthcoming from Wiley
30 June 2004

Thompson, Robert Smith. Eagle Triumphant: How America Took Over the British Empire. Forthcoming from John Wiley & Sons in August 2004


Now available from Rowman
30 June 2004

Chodakiewicz, Marek Jan. Between Nazis and Soviets: A Case Study of Occupation Politics in Poland, 1939-1947. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2004


News from Osprey
29 June 2004

We've updated our page for Osprey to display all their latest releases and new additions to their publication schedule through September.


Now available from Schiffer
29 June 2004

Spayd, P.A. and Fritz Dittman-Bayerlein. The Private Afrikakorps Photograph Collection of Generalleutnant Fritz Bayerlein. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2004


Forthcoming from Eagle Ed
28 June 2004

Olmsted, Merle C. To War with the Yoxford Boys: The Complete Story of the 357th Fighter Group. Forthcoming from Eagle Editions, Ltd in July 2004


Forthcoming from Fedorowicz
26 June 2004

How, J.J. Hill 112: Cornerstone of the Normandy Campaign. Forthcoming from J. J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc in July 2004

Gunther, Helmut. Hot Motors, Cold Feet: A Personal Memoir of Service with the Motorcycle Battalion of SS-Division Reich, 1940-1941. Forthcoming from J. J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc in July 2004


Forthcoming from Westview
25 June 2004

Crowe, David M. Oskar Schindler: A Life. Forthcoming from Westview Press in October 2004


Now available from Mississippi
25 June 2004

Klinkowitz, Jerome. Pacific Skies: American Flyers in World War II. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2004


News from NIP
24 June 2004

Naval Institute Press has announced a very impressive assortment of WWII-related titles—the best line-up we've seen from them in quite awhile—for publication between now and the end of the year. Check our NIP page for full details on forthcoming books and new releases.


Now available from Lyons
23 June 2004

MacDonnell, Francis. Insidious Foes: The Axis Fifth Column and the American Home Front. Guilford, CT: Lyons Press, 2004


Forthcoming from Mercer
23 June 2004

Huff, Frederick W. (editor). Liberator Bomber: The Correspondence of Lt. Eugene T. Winn of the 446th Bomb Group, 1942-1945. Forthcoming from Mercer University Press in June 2004


Now available from Holt
23 June 2004

Gilbert, Martin. The Second World War: A Complete History. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2004


Forthcoming from Da Capo
23 June 2004

Taylor, Blaine. Volkswagen Military Vehicles of the Third Reich: An Illustrated History. Forthcoming from Da Capo Press in June 2004


This day in history
22 June 2004

On the 63rd anniversary of Operation Barbarossa in 1941, be sure to check our bibliography page for books with all the details.


Forthcoming from Toronto
22 June 2004

Copp, Terry. Fields of Fire: The Canadians in Normandy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004


Forthcoming from Smithsonian
22 June 2004

Willmott, H.P. The Second World War in the Far East. Forthcoming from Smithsonian Institution Press in September 2004


Now available from New England
22 June 2004

Bugbee, Sylvia J. An Officer and a Lady: The World War II Letters of Lt. Col. Betty Bandel, Women's Army Corps. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 2004


Forthcoming from Brassey's
22 June 2004

Goldstein, Donald M. and Katherine V. Dillon. The Pacific War Papers: Japanese Documents of World War II. Forthcoming from Brassey's Inc (US) in September 2004


This day in history
21 June 2004

On the 62nd anniversary of the fall of Tobruk in 1942, be sure to check our bibliography page for books with all the details.


Now available from Kent State
21 June 2004

Hillerman, Tony. Kilroy Was There: A GI's War in Photographs. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2004


Forthcoming from Motorbooks
21 June 2004

Hammel, Eric. Carrier Clash: The Invasion of Guadalcanal and the Battle of the Eastern Solomons, August 1942. Forthcoming from Motorbooks in October 2004


Now available from Missouri
21 June 2004

Wells, Lloyd M. From Anzio to the Alps: An American Soldier's Story. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2004


Book review
20 June 2004

Foreman, John. Diaries Fighter Command War Diaries, volume five: July 1944 to May 1945. Walton on Thames, UK: Air Research Publications, 2004

Read our review


This day in history
19 June 2004

On the 60th anniversary of the Battle of the Philippine Sea (aka the Marianas Turkey Shoot) in 1944, be sure to check our bibliography page for books with all the details.


Now available from Schiffer
19 June 2004

Nauroth, Holger. Jagdgeschwader 2 Richthofen: A Photographic History. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2004


News from Helion
18 June 2004

Duncan sends word from Helion this morning that For Rex and Belgium: Leon Degrelle and Walloon Political and Military Collaboration, 1940-45 is now available after a bit of a delay.


Recommended
18 June 2004

We've updated our Recommended Reading page, which is always a great place to find suggestions about the best WWII-related books....


Now available from Enigma
17 June 2004

West, Nigel. Mortal Crimes: The Greatest Theft in History: Soviet Penetration of the Manhattan Project. New York: Enigma Books, 2004


Now available from Doubleday
17 June 2004

Tittman, William. Inside the Vatican of Pius XII: The Memoir of an American Diplomat during World War II. New York: Doubleday, 2004


Forthcoming from Lyons
17 June 2004

Maracin, Paul. The Night of the Long Knives: Forty-Eight Hours that Changed the History of the World. Forthcoming from Lyons Press in July 2004


Forthcoming from OUP
16 June 2004

Rose, Sonya O. Which People's War? National Identity and Citizenship in Wartime Britain, 1939-1945. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in October 2004


Now available from Savas Beatie
16 June 2004

Savas, Theodore P. (editor). Hunt and Kill: U-505 and the U-boat War in the Atlantic. New York: Savas Beatie, 2004


Forthcoming from Smithsonian
16 June 2004

Messenger, Charles. Second World War in Europe. Forthcoming from Smithsonian Institution Press in September 2004


This day in history
15 June 2004

On the 60th anniversary of the American invasion of Saipan in 1944, be sure to check our bibliography page for books with all the details.


Now available from Chicago
15 June 2004

Adamczyk, Wesley. When God Looked the Other Way: An Odyssey of War, Exile, and Redemption. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004


Now available from McGraw-Hill
15 June 2004

Walling, Michael G. Bloodstained Sea: The U.S. Coast Guard in the Battle of the Atlantic, 1941-1944. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2004


Now available from Oklahoma
15 June 2004

Hart, Russell A. Clash of Arms: How the Allies Won in Normandy. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2004


Now available from Overlook
15 June 2004

Neillands, Robin. Eighth Army: From the Western Desert to the Alps, 1939-1945. New York: The Overlook Press, 2004


This day in history
14 June 2004

On the 60th anniversary of the first B-29 bomber raid against Japan, be sure to check our bibliography page for books with all the details.


Forthcoming from Macmillan
14 June 2004

Hastings, Max. Armageddon: The Battle for Germany, 1944-45. Forthcoming from Macmillan in October 2004


Now available from Spellmount
14 June 2004

Metelmann, Henry. A Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Germany in the 1930s. Staplehurst, UK: Spellmount Ltd, 2004


Antheil
14 June 2004

Our postman just handed us printed "Catalog 195" from Antheil Booksellers with forty-eight pages of new and used naval, maritime, aviation, and military books for sale.


Book reviews
13 June 2004

Mandle, William D. and David H. Whittier. Combat Record of the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, April 1943 - July 1945. Nashville, TN: Battery Press, 2004

Bergstrom, Christer and Martin Pegg. Luftwaffe Colours, Volume Four, Section 3: Jagdwaffe: The War in Russia, November 1942 - December 1943. Crowborough, UK: Classic Publications, 2004

Badsey, Stephen and Tim Bean. Battle Zone Normandy: Omaha Beach. Stroud, UK: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2004

Watkins, Robert A. Battle Colors: Insignia and Aircraft Markings of the Eighth Air Force in World War II, volume 1: VIII Bomber Command. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2004

Read our reviews


This day in history
13 June 2004

On the 60th anniversary of the first V-Weapon launched aganst London in 1944, be sure to check our bibliography page for books with all the details.


Now available from Scribner
12 June 2004

Holt, Thaddeus. The Deceivers: Allied Military Deception in the Second World War. New York: Scribner, 2004


News from Schiffer
11 June 2004

The fine folks at Schiffer have announced more than a dozen new WWII titles scheduled for publication in August and September. Check our Schiffer page for complete details.


Now available from Spellmount
10 June 2004

Taylor, Brian. Barbarossa to Berlin The Defeat of Germany, 19 November 1942 - 15 May 1945. Staplehurst, UK: Spellmount Ltd, 2004


Self-Publisher
9 June 2004

We've added another self-publisher, Becky Sroda, and her 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 Illinois
9 June 2004

Austin, Allan W. From Concentration Camp to Campus: Japanese-American Students and World War II. Forthcoming from University of Illinois Press in October 2004


Now available from D & M
8 June 2004

Zuehlke, Mark. Juno Beach. Vancouver, BC: Douglas & McIntyre, 2004


This day in history
8 June 2004

On the 63rd anniversary of the Allied invasion of the Vichy French Levant in 1941, be sure to check our bibliography page for books with all the details.


Forthcoming from Rowman
8 June 2004

Loconte, Joe. End of Illusions: Religious Leaders Confront Hitler's Gathering Storm, 1938-1941. Forthcoming from Rowman and Littlefield in September 2004


Now available from McFarland
8 June 2004

Patric, James H. To War in a Tin Can: A Memoir of World War II aboard a Destroyer. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2004


Forthcoming from Lyons
8 June 2004

Jorgensen, Christer. Hitler's Espionage Machine: The True Story Behind One of the World's Most Ruthless Spy Networks. Forthcoming from Lyons Press in August 2004


Now available from Bright Sky
7 June 2004

Green, Bob. Okinawa Odyssey: The Battle for Okinawa by U.S. Forces of the Tenth Army in the Pacific Theatre Campaign of World War II. Albany, TX: Bright Sky Press, 2004


Forthcoming from HarperCollins
7 June 2004

Sacco, Jack. Where the Birds Never Sing: The True Story of the 92nd Signal Battalion and the Liberation of Dachau. Forthcoming from HarperCollins Publishers, Inc in November 2004


Now available from Mississippi
7 June 2004

Samuel, Wolfgang W.E. American Raiders: The Race to Capture the Luftwaffe's Secrets. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2004


Now available from CUP
7 June 2004

Henriot, Christian and Wen-hsin Yeh (editors). In the Shadow of the Rising Sun: Shanghai under Japanese Occupation. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2004


This day in history
6 June 2004

On the 60th anniversary of the Normandy landings in 1944, be sure to check our bibliography page for books with all the details.


Book review
6 June 2004

Junier, Alexander and Bart Smulders with Jaap Korlsoot. By Land, Sea, and Air: The Story of the 2nd Battalion The South Staffordshire Regiment, 1940-1945

Read our review


Now available from Classic
5 June 2004

Bergstrom, Christer and Martin Pegg. Luftwaffe Colours, Volume Four, Section 3: Jagdwaffe: The War in Russia, November 1942 - December 1943. Crowborough, UK: Classic Publications, 2004


Now available from McFarland
5 June 2004

Piotrowski, Tadeusz. The Polish Deportees of World War II: Recollections of Removal to the Soviet Union and Dispersal throughout the World. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2004


This day in history
4 June 2004

On the 62nd anniversary of the Battle of Midway in 1942, be sure to check our bibliography page for books with all the details.


Forthcoming from Mississippi
4 June 2004

Lane, Kerry. Guadacanal Marine. Forthcoming from University Press of Mississippi in September 2004


Now available from Grub Street
4 June 2004

Darlow, Steve. D-Day Bombers: The Veterans' Story: RAF Bomber Command and the US Eighth Air Force Support to the Normandy Invasion, 1944. London: Grub Street, 2004


The Bookshelf
4 June 2004

The printed "History" catalog of books for Summer 2004 from the Scholar's Bookshelf arrived here today by mail with a goodly assortment of, among other things, WWII-related titles for sale.


Now available from Sutton
4 June 2004

Thomas, Hugh and Peter Ayerst. Spirit of the Blue: A Fighter Pilot's Story. Stroud, UK: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2004


News from Stackpole
3 June 2004

We've updated our page for Stackpole Books with all their latest releases and the newest additions to their schedule of upcoming WWII-related titles, including quite a few new reprints of German classics in the Stackpole Military History Series.


Now available from Hyperion
3 June 2004

Handy, Edward. Flame Keepers: The True Story of an American Soldier's Survival inside Stalag 17. New York: Hyperion, 2004


Forthcoming from Greenhill
3 June 2004

Seidler, Franz W. and Dieter Zeigert. Hitler's Secret Headquarters: The Fuhrer's Wartime Bases from the Invasion of France to the Berlin Bunker. Forthcoming from Greenhill Books in November 2004


Now available from Nebraska
3 June 2004

Bullock, Steven R. Playing for Their Nation: Baseball and the American Military during World War II. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2004


News from Osprey
2 June 2004

We've updated our page for Osprey Publishing with all their latest releases and the newest additions to their schedule of upcoming WWII-related titles.


Now available from Doubleday
2 June 2004

Parker, Matthew. Monte Cassino: The Hardest-Fought Battle of World War II. New York: Doubleday, 2004


Jerboa
2 June 2004

Printed "Supplement #81" arrived like clockwork with six pages of new and used naval, aviation, and military titles for sale from Jerboa-Redcap Books.


Now available from Carroll and Graf
1 June 2004

Lewis, Jon E. (editor). D-Day As They Saw It. New York: Carroll and Graf, 2004


Forthcoming from Westview
1 June 2004

Hackett, David A. The Buchenwald Report. Forthcoming from Westview Press in October 2004


Now available from Broadway Books
1 June 2004

Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem and Anthony Walton. Brothers in Arms: The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII's Forgotten Heroes. New York: Broadway Books, 2004

 

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