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News from Aberdeen
31 December 2009

Tom Petteys tells us his reprint of Paul Carell's Hitler's War on Russia: The Story of the German Defeat in the East (more commonly known by the US title, Hitler Moves East) has arrived from the printer and is in stock and shipping today.

Now available from Illinois
31 December 2009

Li, Danke. Echoes of Chongqing: Women in Wartime China. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2009

Forthcoming from OUP
30 December 2009

Coetzee, Frans and Marilyn Shevlin-Coetzee. The World in Flames: A World War II Sourcebook. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in March 2010

Forthcoming from Florida
29 December 2009

Sendzikas, Aldona. Lucky 73: USS Pampanito's Unlikely Rescue of Allied POWs in WWII. Forthcoming from University Press of Florida in March 2010

Now available from Casemate
28 December 2009

Zetterling, Niklas and Michael Tamelander. Tirpitz: The Life and Death of Germany's Last Super Battleship. Drexel Hill, PA: Casemate, 2009

Forthcoming from MMP
26 December 2009

Gustavsson, Hakan and Ludovico Slongo. Desert Prelude: Early Clashes. Forthcoming from MMP Books in March 2010

Now available from Skyhorse
25 December 2009

Longmate, Norman. Hitler's Rockets: The Story of the V-2s. New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2009

Now available from Fordham
24 December 2009

Stutterheim, John K. The Diary of Prisoner 17326: A Boy's Life in a Japanese Labor Camp. New York: Fordham University Press, 2009

News from Casemate
23 December 2009

In Havertown they have big plans for the first three or four months of the new year with a whole heap of fresh releases, including books by Mike Guardia, Benoit Lemay, Blaine Taylor, and Dave Higgins. Check our Casemate page for details.

Forthcoming from Scarecrow
22 December 2009

Close, Frederick P. Tokyo Rose, An American Patriot: A Dual Biography. Forthcoming from Scarecrow Press in January 2010

Now available from Helion
21 December 2009

Hinze, Rolf. Crucible of Combat: Germany's Defensive Battles in the Ukraine, 1943-44. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2009

Book review
20 December 2009

Peszke, Michael. The Polish Underground Army, the Western Allies, and the Failure of Strategic Unity in World War II. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2004

Read our review

Forthcoming from Zenith
19 December 2009

Hammel, Eric. Islands of Hell: The U.S. Marines in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945. Forthcoming from Zenith Press in March 2010

Now available from McFarland
19 December 2009

Bedingfield, Gary. Baseball's Dead of World War II: A Roster of Professional Players Who Died in Service. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2009

Now available from Pen and Sword
18 December 2009

Ford, Ken. Assault on Germany: The Battle for Geilenkirchen. Barnsley, UK: Pen and Sword Books Ltd, 2009

Roba, Jean Louis and Martin Pegg. Foreign Planes in the Service of the Luftwaffe. Barnsley, UK: Pen and Sword Books Ltd, 2009

News from Kansas
17 December 2009

Hard on the heels of the recent release of his second volume, we're informed by University Press of Kansas—thanks and a tip o' the hat—that volume three of the Stalingrad Trilogy by David Glantz should be available in the fall of 2011.

Forthcoming from Amberley
17 December 2009

Macrae, R. Stuart. Winston Churchill's Toyshop: The Inside Story of Military Intelligence Research. Forthcoming from Amberley Publishing in February 2010

This day in history
16 December 2009

Sixty-five years ago today, on 16 December 1944, German Army Group B launched the Ardennes offensive, Wacht am Rhein, also known as the Battle of the Bulge.

Forthcoming from Belgium
16 December 2009

Van Der Wee, Herman and Monique Verbreyt. A Small Nation in the Turmoil of the Second World War: Money, Finance and Occupation: Belgium, Its Enemies, Its Friends, 1939-1945. Forthcoming from Leuven University Press in February 2010

News from Osprey
15 December 2009

Undeterred by the holiday season, the team at Osprey has announced a fresh batch of WWII related titles for the first two or three months of next year, including new items by authors familiar and unfamiliar, such as Romanych, Ford, McComb, Nijboer, and Forczyk. Check our Osprey page for details.

Now available from Nebraska
14 December 2009

Rankin, Monica A. Mexico, la Patria: Propaganda and Production during World War II. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2009

Now available from Switzerland
12 December 2009

Muller, Peter and Wolfgang Zimmerman. Assault Gun III: Backbone of the German Infantry, volume 2. Andelfingen: History Facts, 2009

Now available from Nimble Books
11 December 2009

O'Hara, Vincent and Enrico Cernuschi. Dark Navy: The Italian Regia Marina and the Armistice of 8 September 1943. Ann Arbor, MI: Nimble Books, 2009

Forthcoming from McFarland
10 December 2009

Thanks to Virginia at McFarland & Company for keeping us updated about all the upcoming releases from North Carolina, with at least half a dozen new titles due in the first half of 2010 including books by Colgan, White, Edwards, Harrison, Milberg, and Cornebise.

Now available from Casemate
9 December 2009

Mitcham jr, Samuel W. The Men of Barbarossa: Commanders Who Led Nazi Germany's Invasion of the Soviet Union. Drexel Hill, PA: Casemate, 2009

News from Christopher Shores
8 December 2009

The industrious Mr. Shores emailed us with news that his 100 Years of British Naval Aviation was released earlier this year, he's editing A History of the Fighter Forces of Japanese Naval Aviation and Its Pilots, 1931-1945 by Izawa and Hata, and he's also hard at work on his Mediterranean Air War series. Bravo, and bring it on!

Now available from H & C
8 December 2009

Mary, Jean-Yves, Alain Hohnadel and Jacques Sicard. Hommes et Ouvrages de la Ligne Maginot, tome 4. Paris: Histoire & Collections, 2009

News from Canada
7 December 2009

CEF Books of Ottawa tells us they've reprinted The March of the Prairie Men: Being a Story of the South Saskatchewan Regiment by G.B. Buchanan in a softcover edition.

Book review
6 December 2009

Gaujac, Paul. Dragoon: The Other Invasion of France, August 15, 1944. Paris: Histoire & Collections, 2004

Read our review

Now available from Berkley
5 December 2009

Showalter, Dennis. Hitler's Panzers: The Lightning Attacks that Revolutionized Warfare. New York: Berkley, 2009

Forthcoming from Scarecrow
4 December 2009

Folly, Martin. Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I through World War II. Forthcoming from Scarecrow Press in February 2010

Now available from Wiley
3 December 2009

Kurapovna, Marcia. Shadows on the Mountain: The Allies, the Resistance, and the Rivalries That Doomed WWII Yugoslavia. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2009

News from Skyhorse
2 December 2009

Skyhorse Publishing has notified us they'll be releasing later this month a softcover reprint of Hitler's Rockets: The Story of the V-2s by Norman Longmate.

Now available from Ian Allan
2 December 2009

Dyer, Edwin M. Japanese Secret Projects: Experimental Aircaft of the IJA and IJN, 1939-1945. Hersham, UK: Ian Allan Publishing, 2009

Now available from Helion
1 December 2009

Baxter, Ian. Steel Bulwark: The Last Years of the German Panzerwaffe on the Eastern Front 1943-45, a Photographic History. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2009


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