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Now available from Stackpole
30 January 2010

Mitcham jr, Samuel W. Blitzkrieg No Longer: The German Wehrmacht in Battle, 1943. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2010


In memoriam
30 January 2010

Howard Zinn—bombardier with the 490th Bomb Group of the US 8th Air Force and subsequently a best-selling author—died in California on 27 January at the age of 87.


Now available from UPK
29 January 2010

Hebert, Valerie Genevieve. Hitler's Generals on Trial: The Last War Crimes Tribunal at Nuremberg. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2010


Forthcoming from Toronto
28 January 2010

Belco, Victoria. War, Massacre, and Recovery in Central Italy, 1943-1948. Forthcoming from University of Toronto Press in May 2010


Forthcoming from Amber
27 January 2010

Porter, David. Hitler's Secret Weapons, 1933-1945. Forthcoming from Amber Books in April 2010


Now available from McFarland
26 January 2010

Cornebise, Alfred Emile. The Shanghai Stars and Stripes: Witness to the Transition to Peace, 1945-1946. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2010


Forthcoming from Frontline
25 January 2010

Kempka, Erich. I Was Hitler's Chauffeur: The Memoir of Erich Kempka. Forthcoming from Frontline in February 2010


Book review
24 January 2010

Doorman, P. L. G. Military Operations of the Dutch Army, 10th-17th May 1940. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2005

Read our review


Now available from Bloomsbury
23 January 2010

Macintyre, Ben. Operation Mincemeat. London: Bloomsbury, 2010


Forthcoming from Potomac
22 January 2010

Stoddard, Brooke C. World in the Balance: The Perilous Months of June-October 1940. Forthcoming from Potomac Books Inc in June 2010

Record, Jeffrey. A War It Was Always Going to Lose: Why Japan Attacked America in 1941. Forthcoming from Potomac Books Inc in July 2010


Forthcoming from Orion
21 January 2010

Grose, Peter. An Awkward Truth: The Bombing of Darwin, February 1942. Forthcoming from Orion Group in April 2010


Forthcoming from Yale
20 January 2010

Jablonsky, David. War by Land, Sea, and Air: Dwight Eisenhower and the Concept of Unified Command. Forthcoming from Yale University Press in March 2010


Now available from Transaction
19 January 2010

Brody, J. Kenneth. The Trial of Pierre Laval: Defining Treason, Collaboration and Patriotism in World War II France. Edison, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2009


Self-publisher
18 January 2010

We've added another self-publisher, Richard S. Fuegner, and his book, Dawn of Courage: Dutch Resistance to the German Occupation of Holland, 1940-1945, 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.


News from Osprey
16 January 2010

It's that time of the month, so our sources tell us Osprey Publishing has released a couple of books and added a few—including titles by Forczyk, Konstam, and de Quesada—to the production schedule. Check our Osprey page for details.


Now available from Bloomsbury
15 January 2010

Burns, Jimmy. Papa Spy: Love, Faith, and Betrayal in Wartime Spain. London: Bloomsbury, 2009


News from Pen and Sword
14 January 2010

No one should be surprised to learn the team at P&S will be delivering a load of fresh WWII titles during the next few months. Check our Pen and Sword page for details about all their upcoming books.


Now available from Stackpole
13 January 2010

Kurowski, Franz. Jump Into Hell: German Paratroopers in World War II. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2010


Forthcoming from Indiana
12 January 2010

Willmott, H. P. The Last Century of Sea Power, volume 2: From Washington to Tokyo, 1922-1945 . Forthcoming from Indiana University Press in March 2010


In memoriam
12 January 2010

Miep Gies—one of the protectors of Anne Frank and the woman responsible for saving her diary—died on 11 January in the Netherlands at the age of 100.


Now available from Scarecrow
11 January 2010

Close, Frederick P. Tokyo Rose, An American Patriot: A Dual Biography. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2010


Editor's Choice awards for 2009
10 January 2010

Stone & Stone Second World War Books annually selects new releases for the Editor's Choice awards, aka the "Stonies," as the best books of the year. Here are the winners of the Stonies for 2009.


Forthcoming from New South Wales
9 January 2010

Hill, Maria. Diggers and Greeks: The Australian Campaigns in Greece and Crete. Forthcoming from University of New South Wales in March 2010


This day in history
9 January 2010

Sixty-five years ago today, on 9 January 1945, USN Task Force 77 landed four divisions of the US 6th Army along Lingayen Gulf on Luzon in the Philippine Islands.


Forthcoming from Schiffer
8 January 2010

Mackay, Ron. Third in Line: The 3rd Air Division over Europe in World War II. Forthcoming from Schiffer Publishing Ltd in February 2010


In memoriam
8 January 2010

Tsutomu Yamaguchi—recognized by the Japanese government as the only person who was in both Hiroshima and Nagasaki when each city was hit by an atomic bomb—died in Japan on 4 January at the age of 93.


Now available from Lexington
7 January 2010

Faingold, Eduardo. The Kalamata Diary: Greece, War, and Emigration. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books / Scarecrow Press, 2010


Forthcoming from Berg
6 January 2010

Klemann, Hein A. M. and Sergei Kudryashev. The Occupied Economy: Europe Under the German-Italian New Order. Forthcoming from Berg in September 2010


Now available from Pen and Sword
5 January 2010

Baxter, Ian. Images of War: Auschwitz Death Camp: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives. Barnsley, UK: Pen and Sword Books Ltd, 2009


Cadman
5 January 2010

Not exactly the first baby of the new year, but T. Cadman WW2 Books wins the award for the first printed catalog to arrive in our mailbox in 2010.


Now available from Tauris
4 January 2010

May, Ernest R. Strange Victory: Hitler's Conquest of France. London: I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd, 2009


In memoriam
4 January 2010

Freya von Moltke—a member of the anti-Nazi Kreisau Circle and author of Memories of Kreisau and the German Resistance—died in Vermont on 3 January at the age of 98.


Book review
3 January 2010

McAulay, Lex. MacArthur's Eagles: The U.S. Air War over New Guinea, 1943-1944. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2005

Read our review


Now available from Wiley
2 January 2010

Brady, James. Hero of the Pacific: The Life of Marine Legend John Basilone. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2010


Book statistics
1 January 2010

For the first day of the new year we present a compilation of statistics from Stone & Stone showing the most popular books, authors, publishers, and subjects for the year 2009.


Now available from Stackpole
1 January 2010

Anderson jr, Richard C. Cracking Hitler's Atlantic Wall: The 1st Assault Brigade Royal Engineers on D-Day. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2009

 

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