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Now available from Casemate
31 March 2009

Reitsch, Hanna. The Sky My Kingdom: Memoirs of the Famous German World War II Test Pilot. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2009

Forthcoming from Kansas
31 March 2009

Glantz, David M. The Stalingrad Trilogy, volume 1: To the Gates of Stalingrad: Soviet-German Combat Operations, April-August 1942. Forthcoming from University Press of Kansas in April 2009

Now available from Stackpole
30 March 2009

Book review
29 March 2009

Marston, Daniel P. Phoenix from the Ashes: The Indian Army in the Burma Campaign. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003

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This day in history
29 March 2009

Sixty-five years ago today, on 29 March 1944, the Japanese 15th Army cut the road to Kohima at Maram, isolating British 14th Army forces around Imphal.

News from Barnsley
28 March 2009

Pen and Sword (along with its Frontline and Seaforth imprints) has released about a dozen books in the last month or so, including new titles from Konstam, Tucker-Jones, Baxter, Sutherland, and Wragg. Check our P & S page for details.

Now available from Zenith
27 March 2009

Hammel, Eric. How America Saved the World: The Untold Story of U.S. Preparedness between the World Wars. St Paul, MN: Zenith Press, 2009

Forthcoming from McFarland
26 March 2009

Mann, Robert A. The B-29 Superfortress Chronology, 1934-1960. Forthcoming from McFarland & Company, Inc in May 2009

Forthcoming from OUP
26 March 2009

Laub, Thomas J. After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in November 2009

News from Milton Keynes
25 March 2009

Jonathan Prickett reports from Military Press that they're expecting the arrival of the next volume of Lee Sharp's French Army series as well as a revised edition of volume four of that set. In addition, they're hard at work on a four volume series covering the Indian Army in World War I. Hey, guys, wrong war!

Now available from Tauris
25 March 2009

Lecoeur, Sheila. Mussolini's Greek Island: Fascism and the Italian Occupation of Syros in World War II. London: I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd, 2009

Forthcoming from CUP
24 March 2009

Stahel, David. Operation Barbarossa and Germany's Defeat in the East. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in September 2009

Kitchen, Martin. Rommel's Desert War: Waging World War II in North Africa, 1941-1943. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in October 2009

News from NIP
23 March 2009

The industrious folks at Naval Institute Press have recently released several reprints, including items by Scalia, Gannon, Borghese, and McIntosh.

Forthcoming from Quercus
23 March 2009

Bishop, Patrick. Battle of Britain: A Day-by-Day Chronicle, 10 July-31 October. Forthcoming from Quercus Publishing in September 2009

Book review
22 March 2009

Zuehlke, Mark. The Gothic Line: Canada's Climactic World War II Triumph in Italy. Vancouver, BC: Douglas & McIntyre, 2003

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Now available from Norton
21 March 2009

Luckert, Steven and Susan Bachrach. State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc, 2009

Forthcoming from P-M
21 March 2009

Lyman, Robert. The Longest Siege: Tobruk, the Battle that Saved North Africa. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company in May 2009

US edition now available
20 March 2009

Honored as one of the best new WWII titles of 2008 when it was published in the UK, the US edition of The Third Reich at War by Richard J. Evans is finally available.

Now available from Vintage
20 March 2009

Bailey, Roderick. The Wildest Province: SOE in the Land of the Eagle. London: Vintage Books, 2009

Now available from McFarland
19 March 2009

Spiller, Harry. American POWs in World War II: Twelve Personal Accounts of Captivity in Germany and Japan. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2009

Forthcoming from Harper
19 March 2009

Ball, Simon. The Bitter Sea: The Struggle for Mastery in the Mediterranean, 1935-1949. Forthcoming from HarperPress in April 2009

News from Osprey
18 March 2009

Since last we visited Botley, Osprey Publishing has released three new WWII titles and added four more to the publication schedule, including books from stalwarts Gordon Rottman and Steve Zaloga, as well as a hardcover about Polish forces during the war.

Now available from Hellgate
17 March 2009

Morris, Stanley E. Hello Darling: Letters from a Soldier. Central Point, OR: Hellgate Press, 2009

Now available from Kansas
16 March 2009

Lingen, Kerstin von. Kesselring's Last Battle: War Crimes Trials and Cold War Politics, 1945-1960. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2009

Forthcoming from Zenith
16 March 2009

Stone, David. Hitler's Army: The Men, Machines, and Organization: 1939-1945. Forthcoming from Zenith Press in September 2009

Book review
15 March 2009

Brune, Peter. A Bastard of a Place: The Australians in Papua. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 2003

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Now available from H&C
14 March 2009

Pons, Gregory. 9th Air Force: American Tactical Aviation in the ETO, 1943-45. Paris: Histoire & Collections, 2009

14 March 2009

From Carmichael, California comes printed "Catalogue #103" from T. Cadman WW2 Books with 23 pages of hand-picked secondhand book for your perusing and purchasing pleasure.

Now available from Fedorowicz
13 March 2009

Rebentisch, Ernst. To the Caucasus and the Austrian Alps: The History of the 23rd Panzer Division in World War II. Winnipeg: J. J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc, 2009

Forthcoming from CUP
12 March 2009

Harbutt, Fraser J. Yalta 1945: Europe and America at the Crossroads. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in October 2009

Forthcoming from Potomac
12 March 2009

Mitcham Jr., Samuel W. Defenders of Fortress Europe: The Untold Story of the German Officers during the Allied Invasion. Forthcoming from Potomac Books in August 2009

Now available from Berkley
11 March 2009

Catherwood, Christopher. Winston Churchill: The Flawed Genius of World War II. New York: Berkley, 2009

News from Crecy
10 March 2009

Under its Hikoki imprint, Crecy plans to release a revised and expanded edition of Chris Dunning's award-winning Courage Alone: The Italian Air Force, 1940-1943 in July.

Canada, part 1: Now available from Vanwell
9 March 2009

Sliz, John. The Storm Boat Kings: The 23rd RCE at Arnhem. St Catherines, ONT: Vanwell Publishing Ltd, 2009

Canada, part 2: Forthcoming from Fedorowicz
9 March 2009

Husemann, Friedrich. In Good Faith: The History of the 4. SS-Polizei-Panzer-Grenadier-Division, volume 2: 1944-1945. Forthcoming from J. J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc

Book review
8 March 2009

Glantz, David. August Storm, volume 1: The Soviet Strategic Offensive in Manchuria, 1945. London: Frank Cass Publishers, 2003

Glantz, David. August Storm, volume 2: Soviet Operational and Tactical Combat in Manchuria, 1945. London: Frank Cass Publishers, 2003

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News from Helion
7 March 2009

Our friends at Helion have released two eagerly awaited titles:

In memoriam
7 March 2009

Thanks to Ronald Nass for alerting us about the untimely death of Jon Latimer—author of Alamein, Burma: The Forgotten War, and other books—on 4 January due to a heart attack at the age of 44.

This day in history
7 March 2009

Sixty-five years ago today, on 7 March 1944, the Japanese 15th Army began Operation U-Go, the offensive into India.

Forthcoming from Constable
6 March 2009

Longden, Sean. Dunkirk: The Men They Left Behind. Forthcoming from Constable in April 2009

Now available from UPK
5 March 2009

Rigg, Bryan Mark. Lives of Hitler's Jewish Soldiers: Untold Tales of Men of Jewish Descent Who Fought for the Third Reich. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2009

This day in history
5 March 2009

Sixty-five years ago today, on 5 March 1944, Operation Thursday commenced as the USAAF 1st Air Commando began transporting Chindit units to strongholds behind Japanese lines in Burma.

Now available from Weidenfeld and Nicolson
4 March 2009

Fowler, William. We Gave Our Today: Burma 1941-1945. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2009

In memoriam
4 March 2009

Augustus Palmer—one of the USAAF's Tuskegee airmen—died on 20 January at the age of 85.

Forthcoming from Regnery
3 March 2009

Kozak, Warren. LeMay: The Life and Wars of General Curtis LeMay. Forthcoming from Regnery in May 2009

Now available from Hodder
2 March 2009

Kershaw, Robert. Never Surrender: The Men and Women Who Saved Britain 1939-1945. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2009

Now available from Midland
2 March 2009

Gordon, Yefim. US Aircraft in the Soviet Union and Russia. Hinckley, UK: Midland Publishing Limited, 2009

Book review
1 March 2009

Hautecler, Georges with George F. Nafziger (editor). Rommel and Guderian against the Belgian Chasseurs Ardennais: The Combats at Chabrehez and Bodange. West Chester, OH: The Nafziger Collection, 2003

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