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Forthcoming from CUP
31 October 2005

Scheck, Raffael. Hitler's African Victims: The German Army Massacres of 1940. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in April 2006

Book review
30 October 2005

Hays, J.J. United States Army Ground Forces TOE, World War II, vol 6: Field Army and Corps Troops, 1940-1945: Mechanized Cavalry. Milton Keynes, UK: Military Press, 2005

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Now available from Indra
29 October 2005

Adachi, Ryoko and Andrew McKay. Shadows of War. Briar Hill, Victoria: Indra Publishing, 2005

This day in history
28 October 2005

Sixty-five years ago today, on 28 October 1940, the forces of General Visconti Prasca's Italian "Comando Superiore Truppe in Albania" began attacking across the border into Greece.

News from McFarland
28 October 2005

Now available: Lehrer, Steven. Hitler Sites: A City-by-City Guidebook. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company, 2005

Coming next year: Lehrer, Steven. The Reich Chancellery and Fuhrerbunker Complex: An Illustrated History of the Seat of the Nazi Regime.

Forthcoming from OUP
27 October 2005

Boog, Horst, Gerhard Krebs, and Detlef Vogel. Germany and the Second World War, vol 7: The Strategic Air War in Europe and the War in the West and East Asia, 1943-1944/5. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in April 2006

Now available from Dial
26 October 2005

Gessen, Masha. Ester and Ruzya: How My Grandmothers Survived Hitler's War and Stalin's Peace. New York: Dial Press, 2005

Now available from NIP
25 October 2005

Frieser, Karl-Heinz. The Blitzkrieg Legend: The 1940 Campaign in the West. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2005

Also available from NIP
24 October 2005

Lundstrom, John. The First Team and the Guadalcanal Campaign: Naval Fighter Combat from August to November 1942. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2005

Lundstrom, John. The First Team: Pacific Naval Air Combat from Pearl Harbor to Midway. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2005

Book review
23 October 2005

Reschke, Willi. Jagdgeschwader 301/302 Wilde Sau: In Defense of the Reich with the Bf 109, Fw 190 and Ta 152. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2004

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Now available from Fordham
22 October 2005

Goodman, Grant K. America's Japan: The First Year, 1945-1946. New York: Fordham University Press, 2005

22 October 2005

The printed "Bargain Books" catalog for 23 September 2005 arrived here today from Edward R. Hamilton with, among much else, an assortment of WWII titles for sale at reduced prices.

Now available from Grub Street
21 October 2005

Cull, Brian with Frederick Galea. Spitfires over Malta: The Epic Air Battles of 1942. London: Grub Street, 2005

Forthcoming from Oxford
21 October 2005

Petropoulos, Jonathan. The Princes and the Fuhrer: German Noble Houses and the Nazi Regime. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in December 2005

Now available from Cambridge
21 October 2005

Cowling, Maurice. The Impact of Hitler: British Politics and British Policy 1933-1940. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2005

Now available from Berg
20 October 2005

Ericsson, Kjersti and Eva Simonsen. Children of World War II: The Hidden Enemy Legacy. Oxford, UK: Berg, 2005

Forthcoming from Hyperion
20 October 2005

Pringle, Heather. The Master Plan: Himmler's Scholars and the Holocaust. Forthcoming from Hyperion in February 2006

Forthcoming from Routledge
19 October 2005

Johnson, William Bruce. The US Pacific Campaign in World War II: From Pearl Harbor to Guadalcanal. Forthcoming from Routledge in January 2006

Now available from Free Press
18 October 2005

Kaplan, Alice. The Interpreter. New York: The Free Press, 2005

18 October 2005

Today's mail brings printed "Supplement #98" from Jerboa-Redcap Books with six pages of new and used titles for sale.

Now available from Potomac
17 October 2005

Lacey, Laura Homan. Stay off the Skyline: The Sixth Marine Division on Okinawa: An Oral History. Washington, DC: Potomac Books, 2005

Caine, Philip D. Spitfires, Thunderbolts, and Warm Beer: An American Fighter Pilot over Europe. Washington, DC: Potomac Books, 2005

Book review
16 October 2005

Brown, John Sloan. Draftee Division: The 88th Infantry Division in World War II. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1998

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Forthcoming from Fordham
15 October 2005

Kollander, Patricia with John O'Sullivan. I Must Be a Part of This War: One Man's Fight Against Hitler and Nazism. Forthcoming from Fordham University Press later this month

In memoriam
14 October 2005

Retired USMC Brigadier General James Blais—whose WWII assignments included command of the Marine detachment aboard USS Hornet during the Doolittle raid, the Battle of Midway, and the carrier's loss in the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands—died on 9 October in California at the age of 90.

Now available from Penguin
14 October 2005

Davies, Norman. Rising '44: The Battle for Warsaw. New York: Viking - Penguin, 2005

Forthcoming from Melbourne
14 October 2005

Hordern, Marsden. A Merciful Journey: Recollections of a World War II Patrol Boat Man. Forthcoming from Melbourne University Publishing in January 2006

Now available from Vintage
14 October 2005

Hastings, Max. Armageddon: The Battle for Germany, 1944-1945. New York: Vintage Books, 2004

In memoriam
13 October 2005

Retired US Army General Elvy Roberts—a battalion commander in the 101st Airborne Division during WWII—died on 11 October in California at the age of 88.

Forthcoming from Tauris
13 October 2005

Corsellis, John and Marcus Ferrar. Slovenia, 1945: Memories of Death and Survival after World War II. Forthcoming from I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd in December 2005

Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan
13 October 2005

Axelrod, Alan. Patton: A Biography. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company in February 2006

News from Osprey
12 October 2005

The industrious folks in Botley have released several new books for October and announced their upcoming titles for November, December, and January. Check our Osprey page for all the details.

Now available from Kansas
12 October 2005

Millett, Alan. War for Korea, 1945-1950: A House Burning. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2005

In memoriam
11 October 2005

Distinguished author Roger Freeman—one of the foremost authorities on the US 8th Air Force with many books to his credit on that subject—died on 7 October in the UK at the age of 77.

Now available from Indiana
10 October 2005

McFarland, Keith D. and David L. Roll. Louis Johnson and the Arming of America: The Roosevelt and Truman Years. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2005

Book review
9 October 2005

Wragg, David. Royal Navy Handbook 1939-1945. Stroud, UK: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2005

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Forthcoming from Greenhill
8 October 2005

Emelianenko, Vasily B. Red Star against the Swastika: The Story of a Soviet Pilot Over the Eastern Front. Forthcoming from Greenhill Books in November 2005

Now available from Lyons
7 October 2005

Pearson, Judith L. The Wolves at the Door: The True Story of America's Greatest Female Spy. Guilford, CT: Lyons Press, 2005

Forthcoming from Stackpole
7 October 2005

Schneider, Wolfgang. Panzer Tactics: German Small-Unit Armor Tactics in World War II. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in November 2005

7 October 2005

The folks at Helion & Company not only publish their own line of military books, they also run a large retail operation carrying large numbers of WWII-related titles from all over the globe. Check their latest catalog, "Military Book News No. 20," for all their offerings.

Now available from NIP
6 October 2005

Kingseed, Cole C. (editor). From Omaha Beach to Dawsons Ridge: The Combat Journal of Captain Joe Dawson. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2005

Now available from Allen & Unwin
6 October 2005

Stevens, David. The Royal Australian Navy in World War II. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 2005

Now available from Penguin
6 October 2005

Mortimer, Gavin. The Longest Night: The Bombing of London on May 10, 1941. New York: Berkley Caliber / Penguin USA, 2005

Keith, Don. In the Course of Duty: The Heroic Mission of the USS Batfish. New York: Penguin USA, 2005

Now available from Classic
5 October 2005

Smith, J. Richard and Eddie J. Creek. Luftwaffe Colours: Jagdwaffe, Volume Five, Section 4: Jet Fighters and Rocket Interceptors, 1944-1945. Crowborough, UK: Classic Publications, 2005

Forthcoming from Routledge
5 October 2005

Williams, Manuela. Mussolini's Propaganda Abroad: Subversion in the Mediterranean and the Middle East, 1935-1940. Forthcoming from Routledge in December 2005

Llewellyn-Jones, Malcolm. The Royal Navy and Anti-Submarine Warfare, 1917-49. Forthcoming from Routledge in January 2006

Now available from Helion
4 October 2005

Rogers, Duncan and Sarah Williams (editors). On the Bloody Road to Berlin: Frontline Accounts from North-West Europe and the Eastern Front 1944-45. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2005

News from Calvin Boykin
4 October 2005

Calvin Boykin sends word that his self-published Gare la Bete: History of the 814th Tank Destroyer Battalion, originally released in 1995, is available again (now in softcover) in its fourth printing.

Now available from Carroll and Graf
3 October 2005

Robinson, Derek. Invasion 1940: Did the Battle of Britain Alone Stop Hitler?. New York: Carroll and Graf, 2005

Forthcoming from McGraw-Hill
3 October 2005

Craddock, John. First Shot: The Untold Story of the Japanese Minisubs That Attacked Pearl Harbor. Forthcoming from McGraw-Hill later this month

Book review
2 October 2005

Gamble, Bruce. The Black Sheep: The Definitive Account of Marine Fighting Squadron 214 in World War II. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1998

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Now available from Macmillan
1 October 2005

Williams, Charles. Petain: How the Hero of France Became a Convicted Traitor and Changed the Course of History. New York: Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company, 2005

Forthcoming from Florida
1 October 2005

Novak, Thaddeus D. Life and Death on the Greenland Patrol, 1942. Forthcoming from University Press of Florida in December 2005


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