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Forthcoming from Potomac
Suvorov, Viktor. The Chief Culprit: Stalin's Grand Design to Start World War II. Forthcoming from Potomac Books in October 2007
Forthcoming from Zenith
Springer, Joseph A. Inferno: The Epic Life and Death Struggle of the USS Franklin in World War II. Forthcoming from Zenith Press in October 2007
Forthcoming from North Carolina
Muller, Eric L. American Inquisition: The Hunt for Japanese American Disloyalty in World War II. Forthcoming from University of North Carolina Press in October 2007
Now available from Amber
Bishop, Chris. Waffen SS Divisions, 1939-1945. London: Amber Books, 2007
Forthcoming from Sharpe
Earhart, David C. Certain Victory: Images of World War II in the Japanese Media. Forthcoming from M. E. Sharpe in October 2007
Printed "Supplement #110" has landed here with six pages of new and used military, naval, and aviation titles offered for sale by Jerboa-Recap Books of New Jersey.
Forthcoming from Simon and Schuster
Kennedy, David M. The Library of Congress World War II Companion. Forthcoming from Simon & Schuster in October 2007
Now available from Schiffer
Spielberger, Walter and Hilary L. Doyle. Spielberger German Armor and Military Vehicle Series Tigers I and II and Their Variants. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2007
Forthcoming from NYU Press
Hegarty, Marilyn. Victory Girls, Khaki-Wackies, and Patriotutes: The Regulation of Female Sexuality during World War II. Forthcoming from New York University Press in October 2007
Now available from State House
Ferguson, John C. Historic Battleship Texas: The Last Dreadnought. College Station, TX: State House Press / Texas A & M, 2007
Forthcoming from D & C
Cawthorne, Nigel. Reaping the Whirlwind: Personal Accounts of the German and Japanese Experiences of World War II. Forthcoming from David and Charles in October 2007
This day in history
Sixty-five years ago today, on 27 September 1942, Australian 25th Brigade pushed forward around Imita Ridge as Japanese forces retreated back down the Kokoda Track, ending the threat to Port Moresby and Australia.
Now available from Midland
Merrick, Kenneth A. Luftwaffe Camouflage and Markings 1933-1945: Photo Archive 1. Hinckley, UK: Midland Publishing Limited, 2007
Anyone in an English-speaking nation who has searched for a copy of a major French title or series (such as Les Grandes Unites Francaises) knows how tough it can be to find high quality books about WWII published in France. We were consequently pleased to receive in the mail today a serious (almost 300 pages) catalog of military titles available from Librairie Historique Clavreuil, a secondhand bookshop in Paris.
Now available from Aurum
Nagorski, Tom. The Greatest Battle: The Battle for Moscow, 1941-42. London: Aurum Press, 2007
Now available from Zenith
Bearden, Bob. To D-Day and Back: Adventures with the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment and Life as a World War II POW. St Paul, MN: Zenith Press, 2007
The printed "Fall 2007 Military History" catalog from Scholar's Bookshelf has appeared here, full of great military titles including a full measure of WWII books.
Now available from NIP
Miller, Edward S. Bankrupting the Enemy: The U.S. Financial Siege of Japan before Pearl Harbor. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2007
Now available from Harvard
Wills, Clair. That Neutral Island: A Cultural History of Ireland during the Second World War. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 2007
Forthcoming from Westholme
Schultz, Duane. Into the Fire: Ploesti, The Most Fateful Mission of World War II. Forthcoming from Westholme Publishing in October 2007
Forthcoming from CUP
Smelser, Ronald and Edward J. Davies II The Myth of the Eastern Front: The Nazi-Soviet War in American Popular Culture. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in October 2007
News from Casemate
We're pleased to learn that Casemate Publishing plans to release several new and reprinted WWII titles over the next month or so. Check our Casemate page for details.
Now available from Kansas
Citino, Robert M. Death of the Wehrmacht: The German Campaigns of 1942. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2007
The "Bargain Books Catalog for September 7, 2007" arrived here by mail from Edward R. Hamilton with a wide assortment of heavily discounted books for sale, including several pages of World War II titles.
Now available from Illinois
Lees, Lorraine. Yugoslav-Americans and National Security during World War II. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2007
Today marks the twelfth anniversary of the day we opened Stone & Stone Second World War Books in 1995. We offer thanks to all the authors, publishers, editors, booksellers, and visitors who have helped us with these pages over the years, and we look forward to providing daily doses of news and information about WWII-related books for many more years.
Now available from Midland
Bergstrom, Christer. Stalingrad: The Air Battle, November 1942 - February 1943. Hinckley, UK: Midland Publishing Limited, 2007
Ernest J. Younga captain in the US 78th Infantry Divsision who was seriously wounded in the Battle of the Huertgen Forestdied in California on 2 September at the age of 84.
Forthcoming from Pen and Sword
Felton, Mark. Slaughter at Sea: The Untold Story of Japan's Naval War Crimes. Forthcoming from Pen and Sword Books Ltd in November 2007
Now available from Knopf
Ward, Geoffrey C. and Ken Burns. The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007
William K. Kelleya veteran B-17 pilot of the 385th Bomb Group of the US 8th Air Force who flew 35 missions over Europedied in California on 27 August at the age of 84.
News from Osprey
The busy beavers at Osprey have released several new titles and announced more, more, more for October.
Now available from Zenith
Bando, Mark. 101st Airborne: The Screaming Eagles in World War II. St Paul, MN: Zenith Press, 2007
Now available from R and L
Wood, James B. Japanese Military Strategy in the Pacific War: Was Defeat Inevitable?. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2007
Military History Bookshop
Printed "Catalogue Code PT for Summer 2007" has made its way across the Atlantic from the Military History Bookshop in Folkestone, Kent with 76 pages of secondhand military books for sale.
Forthcoming from Berkley
Whitlock, Flint and Ron Smith. The Depths of Courage: American Submariners at War with Japan, 1941-1945. Forthcoming from Berkley in November 2007
Now available from Facts on File
Axelrod, Alan. Encyclopedia of World War II, volume 1. New York: Facts on File, 2007
Our cheerful postal carrier has delivered "Catalogue #94" from T. Cadman WW2 Books with a plethora of notable secondhand titles for sale.
Now available from Praeger
Strebe, Amy Goodpaster. Flying for Her Country: The American and Soviet Women Military Pilots of World War II. Westport, CT: Praeger Security International, 2007
Forthcoming from Routledge
Llewellyn-Jones, Malcolm. British Naval Aviation in the Mediterranean during World War II. Forthcoming from Routledge in May 2008
Now available from NIP
Hallas, James H. Killing Ground on Okinawa: The Battle for Sugar Loaf Hill. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2007
Wise Jr, James E. and Anne Collier Rehill. Stars in Blue: Movie Actors in America's Sea Services. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2007
Although we've not been able to independently verify its existence, we're informed that a history of the 8th Punjab Regiment (including both world wars) has been recently published in Pakistan.
Yeide, Harry and Mark Stout. First to the Rhine: The 6th Army Group in World War II. St Paul, MN: Zenith Press, 2007
Forthcoming from Holt
Atkinson, Rick. The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944. Forthcoming from Henry Holt and Company in October 2007
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