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Forthcoming from Missouri
31 March 2006

Bowen, Wayne H. Spain during World War II. Forthcoming from University of Missouri Press in July 2006


Now available from Reed
31 March 2006

McConnell, Lynn. Galatas 1941: Courage in Vain. Auckland, NZ: Reed Publishing (NZ) Ltd, 2006


Now available from Classic
30 March 2006

Williams, David P. Luftwaffe Colours: Nachtjager, volume two Luftwaffe Night Fighter Units, 1943-1945. Hinckley, UK: Classic Publications, 2006


Now available from Military Press
30 March 2006

Kempton, Chris. Locations of the Regiments and Battalions of the British Army, 1st August 1914 and 1st September 1939. Milton Keynes, UK: The Military Press, 2006


In memoriam
29 March 2006

American war correspondent William Warren Wade—one of the so-called Writing 69th selected to fly combat missions with the 8th Air Force—died in California on Friday at the age of 87.


Now available from R and L
29 March 2006

Levy, James P. Appeasement and Rearmament: Britain, 1936-1939. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2006


Forthcoming from Doubleday
28 March 2006

Helm, Sarah. A Life in Secrets: Vera Atkins and the Missing Agents of WWII. Forthcoming from Doubleday in August 2006


Now available from Random House
27 March 2006

Nadler, John. A Perfect Hell: The True Story of the Black Devils, the Forefathers of the Special Forces. New York: Random House, 2006


Forthcoming from Harvard
25 March 2006

Kater, Michael H. Hitler Youth. Forthcoming from Harvard University Press in April 2006


Forthcoming from Hambledon and London
25 March 2006

Stephenson, Jill. Hitler's Home Front: The Nazis in the German Countryside. Forthcoming from Hambledon and London in April 2006


This day in history
24 March 2006

Sixty-five years ago today, on 24 March 1941, Italo-German forces under General Erwin Rommel launched an attack against Allied forces in Libya, the first of Rommel's famous desert offensives with the Afrika Korps.


Now available from Schiffer
24 March 2006

Lambert, John W. The Long Campaign: The History of the 15th Fighter Group in World War II. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2006


Forthcoming from Stackpole
23 March 2006

Feuer, A. B. Coast Watching in World War II. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in July 2006


Now available from Indiana
23 March 2006

Neillands, Robin. Dieppe Raid: The Story of the Disastrous 1942 Expedition. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2006


Now available from Oneworld
22 March 2006

Newborn, Jud and Annette Dumbach. Sophie Scholl and the White Rose. Oxford, UK: Oneworld, 2006


Now available from Stackpole
21 March 2006

Feuer, A. B. The B-24 in China: General Chennault's Secret Weapon in WWII. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2006


Now available from CUP
20 March 2006

Herbert, Ulrich. Hitler's Foreign Workers: Enforced Foreign Labor in Germany Under the Third Reich. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2006


Book review
19 March 2006

Glantz, David M. Zhukov's Greatest Defeat: The Red Army's Epic Disaster in Operation Mars, 1942. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1999

Read our review


In memoriam
18 March 2006

Lt Col Theodore Allen Wilson—a fighter pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen—died on Wednesday at the age of 86.


Forthcoming from UBC Press
18 March 2006

Durflinger, Serge. Fighting from Home: The Second World War in Verdun, Quebec. Forthcoming from University of British Columbia Press in May 2006


Now available from Greenhill
18 March 2006

Spick, Mike. Aces of the Reich: The Making of a Luftwaffe Fighter Pilot. London: Greenhill Books, 2006


News from Lawrence Paterson
17 March 2006

Author Lawrence Paterson emails us that his next book has been re-titled Weapons Of Desperation: German Frogmen and Midget Submarines of World War II, moved to Chatham Books, and is "due to be typeset within a week or two."


Self-Publisher
17 March 2006

We've added another self-publisher, Nicholas A. Russiello, and his book, GI in the Pacific War: Memoirs, 1941-1945, to our Directory of Self-Publishers.

If you've 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 Lyons
17 March 2006

Ostlund, Mike. Find 'Em, Chase 'Em, Sink 'Em: The Mysterious Loss of the WWII Submarine USS Gudgeon. Forthcoming from Lyons Press in June 2006


Now available from Texas
16 March 2006

Beebe, Lewis (Edited by John M. Beebe). Prisoner of the Rising Sun: The Lost Diary of Brigadier General Lewis Beebe. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2006


Now available from Walker
16 March 2006

Grayling, A.C. Among the Dead Cities: Was the WWII Bombing of Civilians in Germany and Japan a Necessity or a Crime. New York: Walker & Company, 2006


Now available from NIP
16 March 2006

Taylor, Theodore. The Magnificent Mitscher. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2006


News from Milton Keynes
15 March 2006

Jonathan sends word of several new releases—including volumes from Cole, Philson, and Niehorster—all of which can be found at our page for The Military Press.


Forthcoming from JJ
14 March 2006

Restayn, Jean and Nicole Moller. Operation Citadel, a Text and Photo Album, Volume 2: The North. Forthcoming from J. J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc in April 2006


Now available from California
13 March 2006

Benz, Wolfgang. A Concise History of the Third Reich. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2006


Cadman
13 March 2006

Printed catalog #85 from T. Cadman WW2 Books is making its way through the postal system to a mailbox near you.


Book review
12 March 2006

Womack, Tom. The Dutch Naval Air Force against Japan: The Defense of the Netherlands East Indies, 1941-1942. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2006

Read our review


Self-Publisher
11 March 2006

We've added another self-publisher, Joe Volmar, and his book, I Learned to Fly for Hitler, to our Directory of Self-Publishers. If you've 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.


Now available from McFarland
10 March 2006

Klobuchar, Richard P. The USS Ward: An Operational History of the Ship That Fired the First American Shot of World War II. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2006


Now available from Alabama
10 March 2006

Thurner, Erika. National Socialism and Gypsies in Austria. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press, 2006


News from Hikoki
9 March 2006

Sally sends this update from Hikoki Publications: "News at last on the I-400! Publication date will be around 18 March. The consignment is due to arrive in the UK this weekend and should reach our warehouse by about the 18th. Latin American Air Wars is just completing the production process and will be available in May/June (hopefully)."


Now available from Overlook
8 March 2006

Harvey, Robert. American Shogun: A Tale of Two Cultures. New York: The Overlook Press, 2006

Barr, Niall. Pendulum of War: The Three Battles of El Alamein. New York: Overlook Press, 2006


Forthcoming from Simon & Schuster
7 March 2006

White, David Fairbank. Bitter Ocean: The Battle of the Atlantic, 1939-1945. Forthcoming from Simon & Schuster in May 2006


Forthcoming from Zenith
7 March 2006

Yeide, Harry. Weapons of the Tankers: American Armor in World War II. Forthcoming from Zenith Press in April 2006


Now available from Penguin
7 March 2006

Haufler, Hervie. The Spies Who Never Were: The True Story of the Nazi Spies Who Were Actually Allied Double Agents. New York: Penguin Group USA, 2006


News from Osprey
6 March 2006

After a brief hiatus, Osprey Publishing is back up to full speed with some newly released books and additions to the publication schedule for April and May, all of which can be found on our page for Osprey.


Book review
5 March 2006

Hughes, David, David A. Ryan and Steve Rothwell. The British Armies in World War Two: An Organisational History, vol 8: The Indian Army, part one: The Indian Army in the West. West Chester, OH: Nafziger Collection, 2005

Read our review


Forthcoming from Harvard
4 March 2006

Wette, Wolfram. The Wehrmacht: History, Myth, and Reality. Forthcoming from Harvard University Press in May 2006


Now available from McFarland
3 March 2006

Yagami, Kazuo. Konoe Fumimaro and the Failure of Peace in Japan, 1937-1941. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2006

Womack, Tom. The Dutch Naval Air Force against Japan: The Defense of the Netherlands East Indies, 1941-1942. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2006


Now available from Hyperion
2 March 2006

Nagorski, Tom. Miracles on the Water: The Heroic Survivors of a World War II U-Boat Attack. New York: Hyperion, 2006


Forthcoming from Fordham
2 March 2006

Christofferson, Thomas R. with Michael S. Christofferson. France during World War II: From Defeat to Liberation. Forthcoming from Fordham University Press in June 2006


In memoriam
1 March 2006

Brigadier General Robert Lee Scott, Junior—USAAF ace and author of God is My Co-Pilot—died in Georgia on 27 February at the age of 97.


Forthcoming from Greenhill
1 March 2006

Parker, Danny S. (editor). Hitler's Ardennes Offensive: The German View of the Battle of the Bulge. Forthcoming from Greenhill Books in June 2006


N & M
1 March 2006

Printed "Booklist issue 98" from Naval & Military Press showed up in our mailbox today with twenty newsprint pages of military books from various publishers—including N&M—offered for sale.

 

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