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Forthcoming from CUP
Weinberg, Gerhard. Eight Visions of Victory: The World after World War II. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in April 2005
Now available from NIP
Borch, Fred and Martinez, Daniel. Kimmel, Short, and Pearl Harbor: The Final Report Revealed. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2005
Hays, J.J. United States Army Ground Forces TOE, World War II, vol 4: The Cavalry Division, 1940-1945, part 1. Milton Keynes, UK: Military Press, 2004
Hays, J.J. United States Army Ground Forces TOE, World War II, vol 4: The Cavalry Division, 1940-1945, part 2. Milton Keynes, UK: Military Press, 2004
Hays, J.J. United States Army Ground Forces TOE, World War II, vol 4: The Cavalry Division, 1940-1945, part 3. Milton Keynes, UK: Military Press, 2004
News from Canada
Here's the latest information on upcoming titles from Fedorowicz: "Siege by Pat McTaggart and Panzerkrieg by Franz Kurowski will be heading to the printer any day now so we will be shipping in February! April should see the release of a reprint of our extraordinarily popular English edition of Michael Wittmann and the Tiger Commanders of the LAH and a photo album that will absolutely knock your socks off, further details of which we are keeping under our hats for the time being!"
Forthcoming from Alabama
Williamson, John A. Antisubmarine Warrior in the Pacific: Six Subs Sunk in Twelve Days. Forthcoming from University of Alabama Press in March 2005
Forthcoming from Mellen
Segal, Deann Bice. German POWs in South Carolina. Forthcoming from The Edwin Mellen Press in February 2005
News from Osprey
They publish 'em faster than we can read 'em! But check our Osprey page for the latest information about all their new and upcoming books.
Now available from Bright Sky
Hodgson, Marion Stegeman. Winning My Wings: A Woman Airforce Service Pilot in World War II. Albany, TX: Bright Sky Press, 2005
Forthcoming from Longman
Cardoza, Anthony˛L. and Peter˛Stearns. Benito Mussolini: The First Fascist. Forthcoming from Longman in February 2005
Forthcoming from U of Pittsburgh
Simmons, Cynthia and Nina Perlina. Writing the Siege of Leningrad: Women's Diaries, Memoirs, and Documentary Prose. Forthcoming from University of Pittsburgh in February 2005
In our mailbox today: Printed Supplement #89 from Jerboa-Redcap Books with six pages of new and used naval, aviation, and military books for sale.
Shigeya Kiharaan American of Japanese ancestry who worked in the US Army's secret program teaching the Japanese language to American soldiers who served as interpreters and interrogators in the Pacificdied in California on 16 January at the age of 90. He was featured in Yankee Samurai by Joseph Harrington.
News from Stackpole
Check our webpage for Stackpole Books to see all the WWII-related titles they plan to publish between now and June. Quite a lot of interesting items.
Now available from Casemate
Yeide, Harry. The Tank Killers: A History of America's World War II Tank Destroyer Force. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2004
Carey, Alan C. Galloping Ghosts of the Brazilian Coast: United States Naval Air Operations in the South Atlantic during World War II. New York: iUniverse, 2004
News from John Lundstrom
Author John Lundstrom sends this word: "The Naval Institute Press has accepted Black Shoe Carrier Admiral: Frank Jack Fletcher and the Pacific Fleet 1941-42 for publication. The book will probably appear in Spring 2006."
Jan Nowak-Jezioranskiwho fought in the 1939 defense of Poland, later participated in the Warsaw uprising of 1944, and served as a courier between Poland and the Polish government-in-exile in Londondied on 20 January in Warsaw at the age of 91. He was the author of Courier from Warsaw about his wartime exploits and also featured in Norman Davies' recent Rising '44.
Forthcoming from Texas
Rivas-Rodriguez, Maggie. Mexican Americans and World War II. Forthcoming from University of Texas Press in March 2005
Now available from Enigma
Garibaldi, Luciano. Mussolini: The Secrets of His Death. New York: Enigma Books, 2005
Salve H. Matheson, who served in the 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the US 101st Airborne Division (featured in Band of Brothers) and eventually rose to the rank of major general, died in Carmel, CA at the age of 84 on 8 January.
Forthcoming from Santa Monica
Hoppes, Jonna Doolittle. Calculated Risk: The Extraordinary Life of Jimmy Doolittle. Forthcoming from Santa Monica Press in March 2005
Forthcoming from Bantam Books
Hornfischer, James D. Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors. Forthcoming from Bantam Books in March 2005
Now available from Abrams
Bopp, Petra and Thomas Eller (editor). Shadows of War: A German Soldier's Lost Photographs of World War II. New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc, 2005
Forthcoming from Lyons
Hearn, Chester. Sorties into Hell: The Hidden War on Chichi Jima. Forthcoming from Lyons Press in April 2005
Now available from Greenwood
Lindberg, Michael and Daniel Todd. Anglo-American Shipbuilding in World War II: A Geographical Perspective. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press and Praeger Publishers, 2004
Forthcoming from Harvard
Hasegawa, Tsuyoshi. Racing the Enemy: Stalin, Truman, and the Surrender of Japan. Forthcoming from Harvard University Press in May 2005
Now available from D-Day
Trez, Michel de. Doc McIlvoy and His Parachuting Medics. Wezembeek-Oppem: D-Day Publishing, 2004
Trez, Michel de. Col. Ben Vandervoort: 2nd Battalion, 505th PIR, 82nd Airborne Division. Wezembeek-Oppem: D-Day Publishing, 2004
From Edward R. Hamilton, Bookseller today arrived the printed "Bargain Books" catalog for 24 December with a variety of WWII titles.
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 April 2005
The printed "Winter 2005 Military History" catalog from Scholar's Bookshelf is now available.
Forthcoming from M-Q
Christensen, Erleen J. In War and Famine: Missionaries in China's Honan Province in the 1940s. Forthcoming from McGill-Queens University in February 2005
Igersheimer, Walter W. Blatant Injustice: The Story of a Jewish Refugee from Nazi Germany Imprisoned in Britain and Canada during World War II. Forthcoming from McGill-Queens University in June 2005
Cull, Brian with Paul Sortehaug. Hurricanes over Singapore: RAF, RNZAF and NEI Fighters in Action against the Japanese over the Island and the Netherlands East Indies, 1942. London: Grub Street, 2004
Manrho, John and Ron Putz. Bodenplatte: The Luftwaffe's Last Hope: The Attack on Allied Airfields, New Year's Day 1945. Crowborough, UK: Hikoki Publications, 2004
Nauroth, Holger. Jagdgeschwader 2 Richthofen: A Photographic History. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2004
Maslov, Mikhail. Tupolev SB Soviet High Speed Bomber. Columbia, IA: Icarus Aviation Press, 2004
Now available from Irish Academic Press
Grob-Fitzgibbon, Benjamin. The Irish Experience during the Second World War. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2004
News from OUP
Oxford University Press has announced that the next volume in the major Germany and the Second World War seriesvolume 7, The Strategic Air War in Europe and the War in the West and East Asia, 1943-1944/5will be available in September 2005.
Forthcoming from Minnesota
Saylor, Thomas. Remembering the Good War: Minnesota's Greatest Generation. Forthcoming from Minnesota Historical Society in April 2005
Now available from NIP
Anderson, Charles R. Day of Lightning, Years of Scorn: Walter C. Short and the Attack on Pearl Harbor. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2005
Forthcoming from Algonquin
Hamann, Jack. On American Soil: How Justice Became a Casualty of World War II. Forthcoming from Algonquin Books in April 2005
Now available from Praeger
Beede, Benjamin R. Index to Contemporary Military Articles of the World War II Era, 1939-1949. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2005
Printed Catalog 197 arrived here today by post from Antheil International Booksellers of New York with forty-eight pages of new and secondhand naval, aviation, and military books for sale.
Forthcoming from CUP
Weinberg, Gerhard. The World at Arms: A Global History of World War II. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in April 2005
Forthcoming from Ian Allan
Forty, George. Channel Islands at War: A German Perspective. Forthcoming from Ian Allan Publishing in April 2005
Now available from Schiffer
Myhra, David. Messerschmitt Me 262: Variations, Proposed Versions, and Project Designs Series, volume 3: Me 262 A Series Versions A-1a Jabo through A5a. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2004
Forthcoming from Routledge
West, Nigel. Guy Liddell Diaries: MI5's Director of Counter-Espionage in World War II. Forthcoming from Routledge (formerly Frank Cass) in April 2005
Now available from White Mane
Phend, Julie M. and Stanley E. Edwards, Jr. D-Day and Beyond: A True Story of Escape and POW Survival. Shippensburg, PA: White Mane Publishing Company, Inc, 2004
Now available from Helion
Doorman, P. L. G. Military Operations of the Dutch Army, 10th-17th May 1940. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2005
Forthcoming from Yale
Murphy, David. What Stalin Knew: The Enigma of Barbarossa. Forthcoming from Yale University Press in May 2005
Now available from Savas Beatie
Goebeler, Hans with John Vanzo. Steel Boat, Iron Hearts: A U-Boat Crewman's Life aboard U-505. New York: Savas Beatie, 2005
Now available from Stackpole
Seidler, Franz W. and Dieter Zeigert. Hitler's Secret Headquarters: The Fuhrer's Wartime Bases from the Invasion of France to the Berlin Bunker. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2004
Now available from RZM
Spezzano, Remy. Waffen-SS Kursk 1943, volume 5. Southbury, CT: RZM Imports, 2004
Editor's Choice awards
Stone & Stone Second World War Books annually selects new releases for the Editor's Choice awards, aka the "Stonies," as the best books of the year. Here are the winners of the Stonies for 2004.
News from Crecy
Now available from Lyons
Lehmann, Armin with Tim Carroll. In Hitler's Bunker: A Boy Soldier's Eyewitness Account of the Fuhrer's Last Days. Guilford, CT: Lyons Press, 2005
Forthcoming from Berg
Diamond, Hanna and Simon Kitson (editors). Vichy, Resistance, Liberation: New Perspectives on Wartime France. Forthcoming from Berg in February 2005
Now available from McFarland
Sandberg, Walt. The Battle of Iwo Jima: A Resource Bibliography and Documentary Anthology. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2004
In the mail today came printed catalog #78 from T. Cadman WW2 Books with nineteen pages of secondhand titles for sale.
Now available from H&C
Breffort, Dominique and Andre Jouineau. French Aircraft from 1939-1942, volume 1: Amiot to Curtiss. Paris: Histoire & Collections, 2004
News from Neil Barber
Author Neil Barber sends word of his latest project: "Currently, I'm finishing the compilation and editing of a biography on a member of No 3 Commando, Stan Scott, who is one of the most extraordinary characters that I've ever met. Hopefully, it will be in a form to submit to a publisher early next year."
Forthcoming from Holt
Luzzatto, Sergio. The Body of Il Duce: Mussolini's Corpse and the Fortunes of Italy. Forthcoming from Henry Holt and Company in May 2005
Now available from CUP
Reynolds, E. Bruce. Thailand's Secret War: OSS, SOE and the Free Thai Underground during World War II. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2005
Printed "Supplement #88" just arrived by mail from Jerboa-Redcap Books with six pages of new and used military, naval, and aviation titles for sale.
We've added another self-publisher, Don Ward, 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 R and L
Doenecke, Justus D. Debating Franklin D. Roosevelt's Foreign Policies, 1933-1945. Forthcoming from Rowman and Littlefield in April 2005
Now available from Spellmount
Cabell, Craig and Graham A. Thomas. Operation Big Ben: The Anti-V2 Spitfire Missions, 1944-45. Staplehurst, UK: Spellmount Ltd, 2004
Latimer, Jon. Burma: The Forgotten War. London: John Murray Publishers Ltd, 2004
Book statistics for 2004
In lieu of our annual Top Ten voting, this year we present a compilation of statistics from our website showing the most popular books, authors, publishers, and subjects for the year 2004.
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