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Forthcoming from Basic
Snyder, Timothy. Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin. Forthcoming from Basic Books in October 2010
Now available from Australia
Hill, Maria. Diggers and Greeks: The Australian Campaigns in Greece and Crete. Sydney, NSW: University of New South Wales, 2010
Now available from Indiana
Willmott, H. P. The Last Century of Sea Power, volume 2: From Washington to Tokyo, 1922-1945 . Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2010
News from Pen & Sword
Over the last week or two the P&S team has published a plethora of new titles, with more due in the very near future. Here are some of their latest releases:
Now available from Zenith
Goldstein, Ivan. Surviving the Reich: The World War II Saga of a Jewish-American GI. Minneapolis, MN: Zenith Press, 2010
Forthcoming from S & S
Mosier, John. Deathride: Hitler vs. Stalin: The Eastern Front, 1941-1945. Forthcoming from Simon & Schuster in June 2010
News from Kansas
A tidy package has arrived from the prairiethanks!and we're glad to note that America's School for War: Fort Leavenworth, Officer Education, and Victory in World War II by Peter J. Schifferle has been newly published by University Press of Kansas.
Now available from McFarland
McBride, Myrrl W. Beyond the March of Death: Memoir of a Soldier's Journey from Bataan to Nagasaki. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2010
Stewart Udallwho served with the US 15th Air Force in Italy and later became US Secretary of the Interior in the Kennedy administrationdied on 20 March in New Mexico at the age of 90.
Now available from Yale
Jablonsky, David. War by Land, Sea, and Air: Dwight Eisenhower and the Concept of Unified Command. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2010
Reid, Brian A. No Holding Back: Operation Totalize, Normandy, August 1944. Toronto: Robin Brass Studio, 2005
Forthcoming from Westholme
Schultz, Duane. Crossing the Rapido: A Tragedy of World War II. Forthcoming from Westholme Publishing in May 2010
Now available from Edinburgh
Gilmour, John. Sweden, the Swastika and Stalin: The Swedish Experience in the Second World War. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2010
News from Canada
J.J. Fedorowicz sends news that volume one of Waldemar Trojca's technical and operational history of Tiger tanks will be published in April.
Forthcoming from MMP
Glass, Andrzej and Tomasz Kopanski. Polish Air Force 1939 through German Eyes, volume 1. Forthcoming from MMP Books in May 2010
Forthcoming from Knopf
Hastings, Max. Winston's War: Churchill, 1940-1945. Forthcoming from Alfred A. Knopf in April 2010
Now available from Currey
Killingray, David. Fighting for Britain: African Soldiers in the Second World War. Oxford, UK: James Currey Publishers, 2010
Forthcoming from Stackpole
Kurowski, Franz. Das Afrika Korps: Erwin Rommel and the Germans in Africa, 1941-43. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in April 2010
Now available from Methuen
Dobinson, Colin. Building Radar: Forging Britain's Early-Warning Chain, 1939-45. London: Methuen, 2010
Forthcoming from History Press
Lynch, Tim. Dunkirk 1940: Whereabouts Unknown: How Untrained Troops of the Labour Divisions Were Sacrificed to Save an Army. Forthcoming from History Press Ltd in May 2010
Now available from Edinburgh
Wood, Ian S. Britain, Ireland and the Second World War. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2010
News from Osprey
Oh! Looks like a large number of new titles on the horizon from Botley, including at least one hardcover plus the first couple of books in the new Command series. Check our Osprey page for full details.
We've added another self-publisher, Mary Jo Meloy, and her book, Somewhere in France: A Rendezvous with Your Own Thoughts, 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.
This day in history
Sixty-five years ago today, on 9 March 1945, Japanese occupation forces began disarming French troops and imposing direct control of Indochina.
Now available from Florida
Sendzikas, Aldona. Lucky 73: USS Pampanito's Unlikely Rescue of Allied POWs in WWII. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2010
Mary, Jean-Yves, Alain Hohnadel and Jacques Sicard. Hommes et Ouvrages de la Ligne Maginot, tome 4: La Fortification Alpine. Paris: Histoire & Collections, 2009
Romanych, Marc and Martin Rupp. Maginot Line 1940: Battles on the French Frontier. Botley, UK: Osprey Publishing, 2010
This day in history
Sixty-five years ago today, on 7 March 1945, troops of the US 1st Army captured the Ludendorff railroad bridgedamaged but standingat Remagen and began pushing spearheads across the Rhine River.
Forthcoming from Peter Lang
O'Sullivan, Donal. Dealing with the Devil: Anglo-Soviet Intelligence Cooperation during the Second World War. Forthcoming from Peter Lang Publishing Group in April 2010
Now available from NIP
Newpower, Anthony. Iron Men and Tin Fish: The Race to Build a Better Torpedo during World War II. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2010
Now available from Casemate
Wiley, Ken. D-Days in the Pacific with the US Coast Guard: The Story of Lucky Thirteen. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2010
Forthcoming from Brehon
McMahon, Sean. The Belfast Blitz: Luftwaffe Raids on Northern Ireland, 1941. Forthcoming from Brehon Press Ltd in April 2010
Now available from Pen & Sword
Chinnery, Philip. Wingate's Lost Brigade: The First Chindit Operations, 1943. Barnsley, UK: Pen and Sword Books Ltd, 2010
Gosling, Dennis. Night Fighter Navigator: Beaufighters and Mosquitos in WWII. Barnsley, UK: Pen and Sword Books Ltd, 2010
Freeman, Godfrey. Escape from Arnhem: A Glider Pilot's Story. Barnsley, UK: Pen and Sword Books Ltd, 2010
News from Grub Street
The publication schedule for the next few months looks quite impressive, with a full array of books about the air war on the way, including titles by Andy Saunders and Chris Shores as well as a wealth of new RAF memoirs. Check our Grub Street page for details.
T. Cadman WW2 Books
Tom Cadman's printed "Catalogue #109" appeared in our mailbox today, andas alwayswe're pleased to see a good assortment of secondhand WWII titles for sale.
Now available from Stackpole
Yeide, Harry. Infantry's Armor: The U.S. Army's Separate Tank Battalions in World War II. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2010
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