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Now available from Casemate
Reitsch, Hanna. The Sky My Kingdom: Memoirs of the Famous German World War II Test Pilot. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2009
Forthcoming from Kansas
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
Marston, Daniel P. Phoenix from the Ashes: The Indian Army in the Burma Campaign. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003
This day in history
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
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
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
Mann, Robert A. The B-29 Superfortress Chronology, 1934-1960. Forthcoming from McFarland & Company, Inc in May 2009
Forthcoming from OUP
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
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
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
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
The industrious folks at Naval Institute Press have recently released several reprints, including items by Scalia, Gannon, Borghese, and McIntosh.
Forthcoming from Quercus
Bishop, Patrick. Battle of Britain: A Day-by-Day Chronicle, 10 July-31 October. Forthcoming from Quercus Publishing in September 2009
Zuehlke, Mark. The Gothic Line: Canada's Climactic World War II Triumph in Italy. Vancouver, BC: Douglas & McIntyre, 2003
Now available from Norton
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
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
Now available from Vintage
Bailey, Roderick. The Wildest Province: SOE in the Land of the Eagle. London: Vintage Books, 2009
Now available from McFarland
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
Ball, Simon. The Bitter Sea: The Struggle for Mastery in the Mediterranean, 1935-1949. Forthcoming from HarperPress in April 2009
News from Osprey
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
Morris, Stanley E. Hello Darling: Letters from a Soldier. Central Point, OR: Hellgate Press, 2009
Now available from Kansas
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
Stone, David. Hitler's Army: The Men, Machines, and Organization: 1939-1945. Forthcoming from Zenith Press in September 2009
Brune, Peter. A Bastard of a Place: The Australians in Papua. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 2003
Now available from H&C
Pons, Gregory. 9th Air Force: American Tactical Aviation in the ETO, 1943-45. Paris: Histoire & Collections, 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
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
Harbutt, Fraser J. Yalta 1945: Europe and America at the Crossroads. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in October 2009
Forthcoming from Potomac
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
Catherwood, Christopher. Winston Churchill: The Flawed Genius of World War II. New York: Berkley, 2009
News from Crecy
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
Sliz, John. The Storm Boat Kings: The 23rd RCE at Arnhem. St Catherines, ONT: Vanwell Publishing Ltd, 2009
Canada, part 2: Forthcoming from Fedorowicz
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
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
News from Helion
Our friends at Helion have released two eagerly awaited titles:
Thanks to Ronald Nass for alerting us about the untimely death of Jon Latimerauthor of Alamein, Burma: The Forgotten War, and other bookson 4 January due to a heart attack at the age of 44.
This day in history
Sixty-five years ago today, on 7 March 1944, the Japanese 15th Army began Operation U-Go, the offensive into India.
Forthcoming from Constable
Longden, Sean. Dunkirk: The Men They Left Behind. Forthcoming from Constable in April 2009
Now available from UPK
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
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
Fowler, William. We Gave Our Today: Burma 1941-1945. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2009
Augustus Palmerone of the USAAF's Tuskegee airmendied on 20 January at the age of 85.
Forthcoming from Regnery
Kozak, Warren. LeMay: The Life and Wars of General Curtis LeMay. Forthcoming from Regnery in May 2009
Now available from Hodder
Kershaw, Robert. Never Surrender: The Men and Women Who Saved Britain 1939-1945. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2009
Now available from Midland
Gordon, Yefim. US Aircraft in the Soviet Union and Russia. Hinckley, UK: Midland Publishing Limited, 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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