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Forthcoming from Basic
31 March 2010

Snyder, Timothy. Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin. Forthcoming from Basic Books in October 2010


Now available from Australia
30 March 2010

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


Now available from Indiana
29 March 2010

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
27 March 2010

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
26 March 2010

Goldstein, Ivan. Surviving the Reich: The World War II Saga of a Jewish-American GI. Minneapolis, MN: Zenith Press, 2010


Forthcoming from S & S
25 March 2010

Mosier, John. Deathride: Hitler vs. Stalin: The Eastern Front, 1941-1945. Forthcoming from Simon & Schuster in June 2010


News from Kansas
24 March 2010

A tidy package has arrived from the prairie—thanks!—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
23 March 2010

McBride, Myrrl W. Beyond the March of Death: Memoir of a Soldier's Journey from Bataan to Nagasaki. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2010


In memoriam
23 March 2010

Stewart Udall—who served with the US 15th Air Force in Italy and later became US Secretary of the Interior in the Kennedy administration—died on 20 March in New Mexico at the age of 90.


Now available from Yale
22 March 2010

Jablonsky, David. War by Land, Sea, and Air: Dwight Eisenhower and the Concept of Unified Command. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2010


Book review
21 March 2010

Reid, Brian A. No Holding Back: Operation Totalize, Normandy, August 1944. Toronto: Robin Brass Studio, 2005

Read our review


Forthcoming from Westholme
20 March 2010

Schultz, Duane. Crossing the Rapido: A Tragedy of World War II. Forthcoming from Westholme Publishing in May 2010


Now available from Edinburgh
19 March 2010

Gilmour, John. Sweden, the Swastika and Stalin: The Swedish Experience in the Second World War. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2010


News from Canada
18 March 2010

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
17 March 2010

Glass, Andrzej and Tomasz Kopanski. Polish Air Force 1939 through German Eyes, volume 1. Forthcoming from MMP Books in May 2010


Forthcoming from Knopf
17 March 2010

Hastings, Max. Winston's War: Churchill, 1940-1945. Forthcoming from Alfred A. Knopf in April 2010


Now available from Currey
16 March 2010

Killingray, David. Fighting for Britain: African Soldiers in the Second World War. Oxford, UK: James Currey Publishers, 2010


Forthcoming from Stackpole
15 March 2010

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
13 March 2010

Dobinson, Colin. Building Radar: Forging Britain's Early-Warning Chain, 1939-45. London: Methuen, 2010


Forthcoming from History Press
12 March 2010

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
11 March 2010

Wood, Ian S. Britain, Ireland and the Second World War. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2010


News from Osprey
10 March 2010

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.


Self-publisher
9 March 2010

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
9 March 2010

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
8 March 2010

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


Book reviews
7 March 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

Read our reviews


This day in history
7 March 2010

Sixty-five years ago today, on 7 March 1945, troops of the US 1st Army captured the Ludendorff railroad bridge—damaged but standing—at Remagen and began pushing spearheads across the Rhine River.


Forthcoming from Peter Lang
6 March 2010

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
5 March 2010

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
5 March 2010

Wiley, Ken. D-Days in the Pacific with the US Coast Guard: The Story of Lucky Thirteen. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2010


Forthcoming from Brehon
4 March 2010

McMahon, Sean. The Belfast Blitz: Luftwaffe Raids on Northern Ireland, 1941. Forthcoming from Brehon Press Ltd in April 2010


Now available from Pen & Sword
3 March 2010

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
2 March 2010

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
2 March 2010

Tom Cadman's printed "Catalogue #109" appeared in our mailbox today, and—as always—we're pleased to see a good assortment of secondhand WWII titles for sale.


Now available from Stackpole
1 March 2010

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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