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Now available from Scribe
31 May 2008

Ewer, Peter. Forgotten Anzacs: The Campaign in Greece, 1941. Carlton North, Vic: Scribe Publications Pty Ltd, 2008


Forthcoming from Sutton
31 May 2008

Nicholson, Arthur. US Navy Handbook 1941-45. Forthcoming from Sutton Publishing Ltd in October 2008


News from Texas
30 May 2008

Texas A&M University Press has announced three new WWII-related titles for publication later this year. Check our TAMU page for more information.


Now available from Crown
30 May 2008

Buchanan, Patrick J. Churchill, Hitler, and the Unnecessary War: How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World. New York: Crown, 2008


Now available from Specialty
29 May 2008

Graff, Cory. Clear the Deck: Aircraft Carrier Accidents of World War II. North Branch, MN: Specialty Press, 2008


Now available from McFarland
29 May 2008

Singer, Barnett. Maxime Weygand: A Biography of the French General in Two World Wars. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2008


Forthcoming from Hong Kong
29 May 2008

Archer, Bernice. The Internment of Western Civilians under the Japanese 1941-1945: A Patchwork of Internment. Forthcoming from Hong Kong University Press in August 2008


Now available from OUP
29 May 2008

O'Halpin, Eunan. Spying on Ireland: British Intelligence and Irish Neutrality during the Second World War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008


News from Helion
28 May 2008

The kind folks from Solihull have emailed us with news about their upcoming releases scheduled for the period August through Novemeber, including a new Russian Front title by David Glantz. Check our Helion page for more information.


Now available from Canada
27 May 2008

Pruett, Michael H. Panzerkampfgruppe Strachwitz: A Photographic Study of the Battles for the Ostsack and Westsack, Narva 1944. Winnipeg: J. J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc, 2008

Weidinger, Otto. Das Reich: 2 SS Panzer Division Das Reich, volume 4: 1943. Winnipeg: J. J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc, 2008


Scholars
27 May 2008

The Spring 2008 "Military History" catalog from Scholar's Bookshelf showed up in our mailbox with a good assortment of WWII titles for sale.


News from Schiffer
26 May 2008

The latest catalog from Schiffer Publishing reveals an assortment of interesting WWII titles scheduled for publication later this year, including three SS divisional histories by Rolf Michaelis. Check our Schiffer page for details about all their upcoming books.


Book reviews
25 May 2008

Jaffee, Walter W. The Tankers from A to Z. Palo Alto, CA: The Glencannon Press, 2008

deZeng, Henry L. and Douglas G. Stankey with Eddie J. Creek. Bomber Units of the Luftwaffe 1933-1945: A Reference Source, volume 2. Hinckley, UK: Midland Publishing Limited, 2008

Danby, Jeff. The Day of the Panzer: A Story of American Heroism and Sacrifice in Southern France. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2008

Gijbels, Peter and David Truesdale. Leading the Way to Arnhem: An Illustrated History of the 21st Independent Parachute Company 1942-1946. Renkum, Netherlands: R.N. Sigmond, 2008

Read our reviews


Now available from Washington
24 May 2008

Direk Jayanama. Thailand and World War II. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2008


Now available from Stackpole
24 May 2008

Salecker, Gene Eric. Rolling Thunder against the Rising Sun: The Combat History of US Army Tank Battalions in the Pacific in World War II. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2008

Smith, Peter C. Massacre at Tobruk: The British Assault on Rommel, 1942. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2008


Now available from Zenith
23 May 2008

Dorr, Robert F. and Thomas D. Jones. Hell Hawks: The Untold Story of the American Fliers Who Savaged Hitler's Wehrmacht. St Paul, MN: Zenith Press, 2008


Forthcoming from Holt
23 May 2008

Haynes, Fred and James A. Warren. The Lions of Iwo Jima. Forthcoming from Henry Holt and Company in August 2008


Now available from Glencannon
22 May 2008

Jaffee, Walter W. The Tankers from A to Z. Palo Alto, CA: The Glencannon Press, 2008


Now available from Eagle Editions
21 May 2008

Proulx, Mark. Wings of the Black Cross: Photo Album of Luftwaffe Aircraft, volume 5. Hamilton, MT: Eagle Editions, Ltd, 2008


News from Osprey
20 May 2008

Over the last week or two Osprey Publishing has released four new WWII titles and added four more to the schedule. Check our Osprey page for details.


Forthcoming from Classic
20 May 2008

Ransom, Stephen and Peter Korrell with Peter D. Evans. Ju 287: Germany's Forward Swept Wing Bomber. Forthcoming from Classic Publications in November 2008


Now available from Vanwell
19 May 2008

Butterley, Keith and Ken Macpherson. River Class Destroyers of the Royal Canadian Navy. St Catherines, ONT: Vanwell Publishing Ltd, 2008


Forthcoming from Kentucky
19 May 2008

Sylvan, William and Francis Smith with John Greenwood (ed). Normandy to Victory: The War Diary of General Courtney H. Hodges and the First U.S. Army. Forthcoming from University Press of Kentucky in September 2008

Schoonover, Thomas D. Hitler's Man in Havana: Heinz Luning and Nazi Espionage in Latin America. Forthcoming from University Press of Kentucky in September 2008


Now available from History Press
17 May 2008

Buckingham, William F. Tobruk: The Great Siege, 1941-2. Stroud, UK: History Press, 2008


Forthcoming from Midland
16 May 2008

Smith, Peter C. Avro Lancaster: The Bomber that Won the War. Forthcoming from Midland Publishing Limited in July 2008

Gordon, Yefim. US Aircraft in the Soviet Union and Russia. Forthcoming from Midland Publishing Limited in November 2008


Now available from Heimdal
16 May 2008

Trang, Charles. Kriegsberichter Franz Roth. Bayeux: Editions Heimdal, 2008


This day in history
16 May 2008

Sixty-five years ago today, on 16 May 1943, Guy Gibson led RAF No. 617 Squadron on the Dambusters Raid against the Mohne and Eder dams overnight.


Forthcoming from Ian Allan
15 May 2008

Ware, Pat. World War Two German Halftracks. Forthcoming from Ian Allan Publishing in December 2008

Ware, Pat. German Military Vehicles of World War Two. Forthcoming from Ian Allan Publishing in December 2008


Now available from Germany
14 May 2008

Muller, Rolf-Dieter. Das Deutsch Reich und der Zweite Weltkrieg, volume 10: Das Ende des Dritten Reiches: Zusammenbruch des Deutschen Reiches 1945, part 1. Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlag-Anstalt, 2008

Muller, Rolf-Dieter. Das Deutsch Reich und der Zweite Weltkrieg, volume 10: Das Ende des Dritten Reiches: Zusammenbruch des Deutschen Reiches 1945, part 2. Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlag-Anstalt, 2008


News from Red Kite
13 May 2008

It looks like Red Kite has several new items on tap for this year, including a two-volume set from Theo Boiten: Nachtjager: The Definitive Day-by-Day Record of Luftwaffe Night Fighter Operations against RAF Bomber Command. Check our Red Kite page for more info.


Forthcoming from Specialty
13 May 2008

Norton, Bill. American Secret Aircraft of WWII: Fighters 1939-1945. Forthcoming from Specialty Press in July 2008


This day in history
13 May 2008

Sixty-five years ago today, on 13 May 1943, as Italian Field Marshal Messe and approximately 250,000 Axis troops marched into POW cages, the campaign in Tunisia came to an end.


Forthcoming from Berghahn
12 May 2008

Mitchell, Alan. Nazi Paris: The History of an Occupation, 1940-1944. Forthcoming from Berghahn Books in September 2008


Forthcoming from Routledge
12 May 2008

Sexton Jr, Donal J. The Western European and Mediterran Theaters in World War II: An Annotated Bibliography of English-Language Sources. Forthcoming from Routledge in August 2008


This day in history
11 May 2008

Sixty-five years ago today, on 11 May 1943, American forces landed on Japanese-held Attu Island in the Aleutians.


Forthcoming from Zenith
10 May 2008

Nordyke, Phil. More Than Courage: Sicily, Naples-Foggia, Anzio, Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace, Central Europe: The Combat History of the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in World War II. Forthcoming from Zenith Books in September 2008


Now available from Cornell
9 May 2008

Malloy, Sean L. Atomic Tragedy: Henry L. Stimson and the Decision to Use the Bomb Against Japan. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2008


News from Mark Healy
8 May 2008

Author Mark Healy has notified us that his Zitadelle will be published by The History Press in the UK in November.


Now available from Casemate
7 May 2008

Danby, Jeff. Day of the Panzer: A Story of American Heroism and Sacrifice in Southern France. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2008


This day in history
7 May 2008

Sixty-five years ago today, on 7 May 1943, Allied forces captured Bizerte and Tunis as the Tunisian campaign neared a conclusion.


Self-Publisher
6 May 2008

We've added another self-publisher, James Lingard, and his book, Britain at War 1939 to 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.


Now available from Sterling
5 May 2008

Axelrod, Alan. The Real History of World War II: A New Look at the Past. New York: Sterling Publishing, 2008


Cadman
5 May 2008

Catalogue #98 from T. Cadman WW2 Books has arrived here by hand of postman with 23 pages of selected WWII books for sale.


In memoriam
5 May 2008

Philipp Freiherr von Boeselager—one of the key architects of the 20 July 1944 plot to assassinate Hitler—died on 1 May in Germany at the age of 90.


Book review
4 May 2008

Yadava, S.S. Forgotten Warriors of Indian War of Independence, 1941-1946: Indian National Army. Gurgao, India: Hope India Publications, 2005. Three volumes.

Read our review


Forthcoming from Sussex
3 May 2008

Noble, Alastair. Nazi Rule and the Soviet Offensive in Eastern Germany, 1944-1945. Forthcoming from Sussex Academic Press in September 2008


News from UCP
2 May 2008

University of California Press has announced release of a new WWII-related title with another waiting in the wings:

McKinnon, Stephen R. Wuhan, 1938: War, Refugees, and the Making of Modern China. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2008

Epstein, Barbara. The Minsk Ghetto 1941-1943: Jewish Resistance and Soviet Internationalism. Forthcoming from University of California Press in July 2008


Now available fromTempus
2 May 2008

Warren, Alan. World War II: A Military History. Stroud, UK: Tempus Publishing, 2008


Now available from S and J
1 May 2008

Thompson, Julian. Dunkirk: Retreat to Victory. London: Sidgwick and Jackson Ltd, 2008


Forthcoming from H and L
1 May 2008

Stewart, Andrew. Empire Lost: Britain, the Dominions and the Second World War. Forthcoming from Hambledon and London in November 2008

 

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