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Forthcoming from Harvard
31 July 2010

Yang, Daqing. Technology of Empire: Telecommunications and Japanese Expansion in Asia, 1883-1945. Forthcoming from Harvard University Asia Center in September 2010


Now available from Grub Street
30 July 2010

The Grub Street gang has released several titles in the past few weeks:


Forthcoming from Vallentine Mitchell
30 July 2010

Gensicke, Klaus. The Mufti of Jerusalem and the Nazis: Amin Al-Husaini: The Berlin Years 1941-1945. Forthcoming from Vallentine Mitchell Publishers in September 2010


Now available from D and C
29 July 2010

Buckton, Henry. Voices from the Battle of Britain: Surviving Veterans Tell Their Story. Newton Abbot, Devon: David and Charles, 2010


Forthcoming from Routledge
28 July 2010

Ooi, Keat Gin. The Japanese Occupation of Borneo, 1941-45. Forthcoming from Routledge in August 2010


Recommended
27 July 2010

As books arrive here from publishers, authors, and other sources, we constantly search for ones we consider the most important, informative, and/or interesting. Those are the ones we always add to our Recommend Reading page, which we've just updated with our latest choices.


Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan
27 July 2010

Vaizey, Hester. Surviving Hitler's War: Family Life in Germany, 1939-45. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company in August 2010


Now available from NIP
26 July 2010

Gannon, Michael. Black May: The Epic Story of the Allies' Defeat of the German U-Boats in May 1943. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2010


Forthcoming from Hachette
26 July 2010

Cleary, Paul. Men Who Came Out of the Ground: Timor 1942, Australia's First Commandoes. Forthcoming from Hachette Australia in August 2010


Book review
25 July 2010

Fisher, David E. A Summer Bright and Terrible: Winston Churchill, Lord Dowding, Radar, and the Impossible Triumph of the Battle of Britain. Emeryville, CA: Shoemaker & Hoard, 2005

Read our review


Now available from Ian Allan
24 July 2010

Fowler, William. The Secret War in Italy: Special Forces, Partisans, and Covert Operations, 1943-45. Hersham, UK: Ian Allan Publishing, 2010


Forthcoming from Amberley
24 July 2010

Sarkar, Dilip. Spitfire Voices: Life as a Spitfire Pilot in the Words of the Veterans. Forthcoming from Amberley Publishing in August 2010


News from MMP
23 July 2010

We've managed to catch up with MMP's publication schedule, and it looks like several interesting titles are on the way before the end of the year. Some examples:


Forthcoming from Berghahn
22 July 2010

von Plato, Alexander et al (editors). Hitler's Slaves: Life Stories of Forced Labourers in Nazi-Occupied Europe. Forthcoming from Berghahn Books in August 2010


Now available from Routledge
21 July 2010

Nie, Jing-Bao et al (editors). Japan's Wartime Medical Atrocities: Comparative Inquiries in Science, History, and Ethics. London: Routledge, 2010


Forthcoming from H&C
21 July 2010

Lefevre, Eric. SS Totenkopf: France 1940: Campaign Photo Diary of the Totenkopf Division, May 1940. Forthcoming from Histoire & Collections in August 2010


Now available from Ian Allan
20 July 2010

Glantz, David M. Kharkov 1942: Anatomy of a Military Disaster through Soviet Eyes. Hersham, UK: Ian Allan Publishing, 2010


Forthcoming from Switzerland
20 July 2010

Denton, Mansal. Battle for Narva, 1944. Forthcoming from History Facts in August 2010


News from Canada
19 July 2010

McGill-Queens University Press has announced two WWII-related books for publication later this year:


Book review
18 July 2010

Shoptaugh, Terry L. They Were Ready: The 164th Infantry in the Pacific War, 1942-1945. Valley City, ND: 164th Infantry Association, 2010

Read our review


Now available from McFarland
17 July 2010

Willie, Clarence E. African American Voices from Iwo Jima: Personal Accounts of the Battle. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2010


This day in history
17 July 2010

Sixty-five years ago today, on 17 July 1945, the Potsdam conference opened in occupied Germany with Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin.


Now available from Berghahn
16 July 2010

Primoratz, Igor (editor). Terror from the Sky: The Bombing of German Cities in World War II. New York: Berghahn Books, 2010


Articles of War
16 July 2010

Bob Ruman has announced that his Articles of War military bookstore will be relocating from New Mexico to Wisconsin, and in preparation for the move his big sale on new and used books continues.


News from Osprey
15 July 2010

Osprey Publishing has announced new titles for October, including books by Steven Zaloga, Neil Short, Nigel Thomas, Tony Holmes, Gordon Williamson, and others. See our Osprey page for more information.


Now available from Palgrave Macmillan
14 July 2010

Wukovits, John. Admiral Bull Halsey: The Life and Wars of the Navy's Most Controversial Commander. New York: Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company, 2010


This day in history
14 July 2010

Sixty-five years ago today, on 14 July 1945, American land-based and carrier-based aircraft pounded Japan while USN Task Unit 34.8.1 conducted the first bombardment of the home islands by surface warships.


In memoriam
14 July 2010

Paddy Griffith—author, lecturer, and wargame designer—died on 25 June in England at the age of 63.


Self-publisher
13 July 2010

We've added another self-publisher, James Diehl, and his book, World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware, 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.


Forthcoming from Amberley
13 July 2010

Sadler, John. Desert Rats: The Desert War 1940-3 in the Words of Those Who Fought There. Forthcoming from Amberley Publishing in October 2010


Forthcoming from Berlinn
12 July 2010

MacLeod, John. River of Fire: The Clydebank Blitz. Forthcoming from Birlinn in September 2010


Cadman
12 July 2010

Printed "Catalogue #111" from T. Cadman WW2 Books has made its way here safely with 23 pages of books for sale, all worth a look.


News from Casemate
10 July 2010

The helpful gang at Casemate Publishers has announced a fresh line-up of titles for October and November, including new books by Henrik Lunde, James Neal Harvey, Richard Lucas, and Timothy J. O'Keeffe. Check our Casemate page for details.


Now available from Andre Deutsch
9 July 2010

Carruthers, Bob. The Wehrmacht: Last Witnesses: First-Hand Accounts from the Survivors of Hitler's Armed Forces. London: Andre Deutsch, 2010


Forthcoming from Military Press
9 July 2010

A little birdie tells us author Alan Philson has two books in the works at The Military Press:


Now available from VM
8 July 2010

Sugarman, Martin. Fighting Back: British Jewry's Military Contribution in the Second World War. Dublin: Vallentine Mitchell Publishers, 2010


News from Princeton
7 July 2010

Princeton University Press has a couple of WWII-related titles on the schedule:


Now available from McFarland
7 July 2010

Rogal, William W. Guadalcanal, Tarawa and Beyond: A Mud Marine's Memoir of the Pacific Island War. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2010


This day in history
7 July 2010

Sixty-five years ago today, on 7 July 1945, B-29 bombers of the US 20th Air Force continued to pound Japanese cities.


Forthcoming from UBC
6 July 2010

Balzer, Timothy. The Information Front: The Canadian Army and News Management during the Second World War. Forthcoming from University of British Columbia Press in November 2010


News from Singapore
5 July 2010

National University of Singapore Press, we've been informed, later this year will be publishing The Loss of Java, 18 February - 7 March 1942 by Peter C. Boer.


Now available from Continuum
5 July 2010

Holborn, Andrew. 56th Infantry Brigade and D-Day: An Independent Infantry Brigade and the Campaign in North West Europe 1944-1945. New York: Continuum, 2010


Book review
4 July 2010

Willingham, Matthew. Perilous Commitments: The Battle for Greece and Crete, 1940-1941. Staplehurst, UK: Spellmount Ltd, 2005

Read our review


Now available from Toronto
3 July 2010

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


Forthcoming from Grub Street
3 July 2010

Fisher, Wolfgang. Luftwaffe Fighter Pilot: Defending the Reich against the RAF and USAAF. Forthcoming from Grub Street in August 2010


Now available from Pickering & Chatto
2 July 2010

Anglim, Simon. Orde Wingate and the British Army, 1922-1944. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2010


Articles of War
2 July 2010

Our friend Bob Ruman has announced a big (and unusual) sale at his excellent Articles of War bookshop. Definitely worth looking into, and his services highly recommended.


News from Westholme
1 July 2010

We've been alerted—thanks, Bruce—that Westholme Publishing will be releasing The Tizard Mission: The Top-Secret Operation That Changed the Course of World War II by Stephen Phelps in October and War in the Ruins: The American Army's Final Battle against Nazi Germany by Edward G. Longacre in November.


Now available from Helion
1 July 2010

Timofeeva-Egorova, Anna. Over Fields of Fire: Flying the Sturmovik in Action on the Eastern Front, 1942-45. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2010


This day in history
1 July 2010

Sixty-five years ago today, on 1 July 1945, Australian 7th Infantry Division conducted an amphibious landing near Balikpapan on Borneo in the East Indies.

 

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