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Now available from CUP
30 November 2007

Smelser, Ronald and Edward J. Davies II. The Myth of the Eastern Front: The Nazi-Soviet War in American Popular Culture. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2007


Forthcoming from Routledge
30 November 2007

Blackburn, Kevin. Forgotten Captives in Japanese Occupied Asia: National Memories and Forgotten Captives. Forthcoming from Routledge in December 2007


Now available from Pegasus
29 November 2007

Loringhoven, Bernd Freytag von. In the Bunker with Hitler: 23 July 1944 - 29 April 1945. New York: Pegasus, 2007


Forthcoming from Zenith
29 November 2007

Bishop, Chris. Order of Battle: German Panzers in World War II. Forthcoming from Zenith in December 2007


News from Helion
28 November 2007

Duncan Rogers tells us Ian Baxter's new photo history of Operation Bagration is now available from Helion & Company.


Recommended
27 November 2007

It's not unusual for publishers to unleash some of their best new titles at this time of the year, and we're all over 'em. Check our Recommended Reading page for our latest suggestions.


Now available from Pen and Sword
26 November 2007

Granin, Daniil Alexandrovich. Leningrad Under Siege: First-Hand Accounts of the Ordeal. Barnsley, UK: Pen and Sword Books Ltd, 2007


Book review
25 November 2007

Lewis, Adrian R. Omaha Beach: A Flawed Victory. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2001

Read our review


This day in history
25 November 2007

Sixty-five years ago today, on 25 November 1942, Soviet forces launched Operation Mars against the Rzhev salient.


Forthcoming from Hawaii
24 November 2007

Falgout, Suzanne, Lin Poyer and Laurence M. Carucci. Memories of War: Micronesians in the Pacfic War. Forthcoming from University of Hawaii Press in December 2007


Now available from CUAP
23 November 2007

Henry, Patrick. We Only Know Men: The Rescue of Jews in France during the Holocaust. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 2007


This day in history
23 November 2007

Sixty-five years ago today, on 23 November 1942, spearheads of Soviet 65th Army and 51st Army met near Kalach and encircled German 6th Army in and around Stalingrad.


In memoriam
22 November 2007

Ian Smith—an RAF fighter pilot with 237 (Rhodesia) Squadron who was injured in an air crash in Egypt in 1943, shot down in Italy in 1944, then picked up and sheltered by partisans until he reached an American patrol near the end of the war, and later in life became Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia—died in South Africa on 20 November at the age of 88.


Now available from Zenith
21 November 2007

Graff, Cory. P-47 Thunderbolt at War. St Paul, MN: Zenith Press, 2007


Forthcoming from Berghahn
20 November 2007

Steininger, Rolf. Austria, Germany and the Cold War: From the Anschluss to the State Treaty, 1938-1955. Forthcoming from Berghahn Books in December 2007


Now available from Pen and Sword
19 November 2007

Kelly, Terence. Hurricanes versus Zeros: Air Battles Over Singapore, Sumatra and Java. Barnsley, UK: Pen and Sword Books Ltd, 2007


This day in history
19 November 2007

Sixty-five years ago today, on 19 November 1942, the Soviet Army launched Operation Uranus, the beginning of a major counteroffensive that would ultimately encircle German 6th Army in Stalingrad.


Book review
18 November 2007

Jones, Michael K. Stalingrad: How the Red Army Survived the German Onslaught. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2007

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News from Osprey
17 November 2007

We've updated our Osprey page to show all their latest releases and the newest additions to their publication schedule.


Now available from Stackpole
16 November 2007

Copp, Terry. The Brigade: The Fifth Canadian Infantry Brigade in World War II. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2007


Now available from Dundurn
16 November 2007

Goddard, Lance. Hell and High Water: Canada and the Italian Campaign. Toronto: Dundurn Group, 2007


Now available from Toronto
16 November 2007

Copp, Terry. Cinderella Army: The Canadians in Northwest Europe, 1944-1945. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007


Now available from Palgrave Macmillan
15 November 2007

Smith, Timothy O. Britain and the Origins of the Vietnam War: UK Policy in Indo-China, 1943-50. New York: Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company, 2007


Forthcoming from Scarecrow
14 November 2007

West, Nigel. Historical Dictionary of World War II Intelligence. Forthcoming from Scarecrow Press in December 2007


News from Helion
13 November 2007

The kind folks at Helion & Company have graciously provided a complete update of their schedule of forthcoming titles. Changes include adding a new book (Road to Destruction: Operation Blue and the Battle of Stalingrad, A Photographic History by Ian Baxter), dropping two from the schedule (In Fascism's Shadow by Mark Bevis and US Army Infantry Divisions, volume 2 by Yves Bellanger), and shuffling many publication dates. Check our Helion page for details.


This day in history
13 November 2007

Sixty-five years ago today, on 13 November 1942, the naval Battle of Guadalcanal saw the USN and IJN trading blows that resulted in the loss of a battleship, two cruisers, and six destroyers, with more losses to follow.


Now available from Yale
12 November 2007

Stansky, Peter. The First Day of the Blitz: September 7, 1940. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2007


Cadman
12 November 2007

Gotta love those printed catalogs! "Catalogue #95" from T. Cadman WW2 Books has arrived here with 18 pages of hand-picked WWII titles for sale.


Book review
11 November 2007

Silverstone, Paul H. The Navy of World War II, 1922-1947. New York: Routledge, 2007

Read our review


Now available from Palgrave
10 November 2007

Besier, Gerhard and Francesca Piombo. The Holy See and Hitler's Germany. New York: Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company, 2007


Recommended reading
9 November 2007

When we receive books that deserve some extra attention, we like to point them out. Check our Recommended Reading page for freshly updated information about books we think you'll like.


Now available from Frontline
9 November 2007

Neitzel, Sonke. Tapping Hitler's Generals: Transcripts of Secret Conversations, 1942-45. Leicester: Frontline Books, 2007


Now available from Berkley
8 November 2007

Whitlock, Flint and Ron Smith. The Depths of Courage: American Submariners at War with Japan, 1941-1945. New York: Berkley, 2007


This day in history
8 November 2007

Sixty-five years ago today, on 8 November 1942, US and British forces launched Operation Torch, the invasion of French North Africa.


News from Joe Balkoski
7 November 2007

"My new book, From Beachhead to Brittany: The 29th Infantry Division at Brest, August - September 1944 will be published in March 2008 by Stackpole Books. It is the second volume in what I hope will be a four-volume history of the 29th Infantry Division in World War II. Volume I, Beyond the Beachhead, was published in 1989. I am currently working on Volume III, Into the Reich, which I hope to have published in 2009."


Forthcoming from Indiana
7 November 2007

Rubenstein, Joshua and Ilya Altman. The Unknown Black Book: The Holocaust in the German-Occupied Soviet Territories. Forthcoming from Indiana University Press in December 2007


Now available from Brown
6 November 2007

Stafford, David. Endgame, 1945: The Missing Final Chapter of World War II. New York: Little Brown and Company, 2007


Forthcoming from Praeger
6 November 2007

Hall, David Ian. Strategy for Victory: The Development of British Tactical Air Power, 1919-1943. Forthcoming from Praeger Security International in December 2007


Now available from NIP
5 November 2007

Lavery, Brian. Churchill Goes to War: Winston's Wartime Journeys. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2007


This day in history
4 November 2007

Sixty-five years ago today, on 4 November 1942, Panzer Army Afrika finally broke under the incessant pounding of British 8th Army and—despite Hitler's orders to the contrary—began withdrawing from the Alamein line.


News from BC
3 November 2007

University of British Columbia Press has announced two new books for December release:

Toman, Cynthia. Officer and a Lady: Canadian Military Nursing and the Second World War. Forthcoming from University of British Columbia Press in December 2007

Bangarth, Stephanie. Voices Raised in Protest: Defending North American Citizens of Japanese Ancestry, 1942-49. Forthcoming from University of British Columbia Press in December 2007


Now available from Kansas
2 November 2007

Wheeler, James Scott. The Big Red One: America's Legendary 1st Division from World War I to Desert Storm. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2007


Scholars
2 November 2007

With 48 pages full of WWII-related books, the "Fall 2007 World War II" catalog from Scholar's Bookshelf, new arrived here, deserves some attention.


Now available from Routledge
1 November 2007

Silverstone, Paul H. The Navy of World War II, 1922-1947. London: Routledge, 2007


In memoriam
1 November 2007

General Paul Tibbets Jr—commander and pilot of the B-29 bomber "Enola Gay" which dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in August 1945—died today in Ohio at the age of 92.

 

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