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Now available from TAMU
31 August 2010

Woodall, James R. Texas Aggie Medals of Honor: Seven Heroes of World War II. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2010


Forthcoming from Stackpole
30 August 2010

Stout, Jay A. The Men Who Killed the Luftwaffe: The U.S. Army Air Forces against Germany in World War II. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in November 2010

Hartmann, Bernd. Panzers in the Sand: The History of Panzer-Regiment 5: Volume 1, 1935-41. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in November 2010


Now available from Helion
30 August 2010

Doorman, P. L. G. Military Operations of the Dutch Army, 10th-17th May 1940. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2010


This day in history
30 August 2010

Sixty-five years ago today, on 30 August 1945, prior to the upcoming formal surrender ceremony, elements of the US 6th Marine Division began arriving at Yokosuka naval base and elements of the US 11th Airborne Division began arriving at Atsugi airfield.


Book review
29 August 2010

Womack, Tom. The Dutch Naval Air Force against Japan: The Defense of the Netherlands East Indies, 1941-1942. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2006

Read our review


Forthcoming from Lyons
28 August 2010

Campbell, Douglas A. Eight Survived: The Harrowing Story of the USS Flier and the Only Downed World War II Submariners to Survive and Evade Capture. Forthcoming from Lyons Press in October 2010


This day in history
28 August 2010

Sixty-five years ago today, on 28 August 1945, an advanced detachment of USAAF technicians, the first Allied occupation forces on the ground in Japan, arrived at Atsugi airfield prior to the upcoming surrender ceremony.


News from Pen and Sword
27 August 2010

A steady supply of new books continues to roll off the presses in Barnsley. Here are some of the latest releases from Pen and Sword:


This day in history
27 August 2010

Sixty-five years ago today, on 27 August 1945, IJN destroyer Hatsuzakura transported Japanese representatives to the USS Missouri outside Tokyo Bay to receive instructions for the upcoming surrender ceremony aboard the battleship.


Now available from McFarland
26 August 2010

Schaffer, Mollie Weinstein and Cyndee Schaffer. Mollie's War: The Letters of a World War II WAC in Europe. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2010


News from Joe Balkoski
25 August 2010

Author Joe Balkoski tells us the next volume in his history of the US 29th Infantry Division, From Brittany to the Reich, will be released in September. Unlike his previous books on the 29th, he'll be self-publishing this one, and it will be available via his website and online booksellers.


Forthcoming from UPK
24 August 2010

Beasley, Maurine. Eleanor Roosevelt: Transformative First Lady. Forthcoming from University Press of Kansas in October 2010


Now available from Zenith
23 August 2010

Green, Michael and James D. Brown. Patton's Third Army in World War II. Minneapolis, MN: Zenith Press, 2010


Book reviews
22 August 2010

Philson, Alan. The British Army 1939-1945: British Expeditionary Force Organisation and Order of Battle 10th May 1940, volume 5. Milton Keynes, UK: The Military Press, 2007

Philson, Alan. The British Army 1939-1945: British Expeditionary Force Organisation and Order of Battle 10th May 1940, volume 6. Milton Keynes, UK: The Military Press, 2007

Read our review


Now available from Princeton
21 August 2010

Naimark, Norman S. Stalin's Genocides. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2010


News from Osprey
20 August 2010

It should come as no surprise to learn that Osprey Publishing has brought out several new titles this month and added even more fresh items to the queue for release between now and the end of the year. See our Osprey page for more information.


In memoriam
20 August 2010

Bill Millin—who played bagpipes on Sword Beach on 6 June 1944 as British forces landed under fire, a scene recreated in the film The Longest Day—died on 17 August 2010 at the age of 88 in Devon, England.


Forthcoming from Mellen
19 August 2010

Rodgers, Russ. The Rise and Decline of Mobility Doctrine in the U.S. Army, 1920-1944: Unleashing the Mechanized Warfare Thunderbolt. Forthcoming from The Edwin Mellen Press in December 2010


Self-publisher
18 August 2010

We've added another self-publisher, Fleur de Lys, and their book, The Ardwick Boys Went to Malta, 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.


In memoriam
18 August 2010

Bobby Thomson—veteran of the US Army Air Force during World War II who as a major league baseball player in 1951 hit the homerun known as "the shot heard round the world"—died on 16 August in Georgia at the age of 86.


Forthcoming from Potomac
17 August 2010

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


Recommended Reading
16 August 2010

We've updated our Reccomended Reading page with some fresh arrivals worthy of extra attention.


Forthcoming from TAMU
16 August 2010

Woodall, James R. Texas Aggie Medals of Honor: Seven Heroes of World War II. Forthcoming from Texas A&M University Press in October 2010


Book review
15 August 2010

Hughes, David, David A. Ryan and Steve Rothwell. The British Armies in World War Two: An Organisational History, vol 8: The Indian Army, part one: The Indian Army in the West. West Chester, OH: Nafziger Collection, 2005

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This day in history
15 August 2010

Sixty-five years ago today, on 15 August 1945, the Allied nations celebrated V-J Day as they learned of the Japanese decision to surrender, but the Soviet offensive continued in Korea, Manchukuo, and China.


Now available from McFarland
14 August 2010

Rielly, Robin L. Kamikaze Attacks of World War II: A Complete History of Japanese Suicide Strikes on American Ships by Aircraft and Other Means. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2010


This day in history
14 August 2010

Sixty-five years ago today, on 14 August 1945, the Japanese government, accepting the will of the Emperor, informed the Allies it was willing to surrender without conditions.


Self-publisher
13 August 2010

We've added another self-publisher, the Nawrocki brothers, and their father's book, My Time in War: A Small Town Soldier's Story, 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.


Now available from Texas A&M
12 August 2010

Bartsch, William H. Every Day a Nightmare: American Pursuit Pilots in the Defense of Java, 1941-1942. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2010


Now available from Helion
11 August 2010

McGilvray, Evan. A Military Government in Exile: The Polish Government in Exile 1939-1945, a Study of Discontent. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2010


Forthcoming from Nimble
10 August 2010

Williams, Mary. Chronology, 1941-1945. Forthcoming from Nimble Books in December 2010


This day in history
10 August 2010

Sixty-five years ago today, on 10 August 1945, the Japanese Foreign Ministry sent messages through Sweden and Switzerland announcing Tokyo would accept the Potsdam Declaration if Hirohito allowed to remain on the throne.


Now available from Basic
9 August 2010

Mukerjee, Madhusree. Churchill's Secret War: The British Empire and the Ravaging of India during World War II. New York: Basic Books, 2010


This day in history
9 August 2010

Sixty-five years ago today, on 9 August 1945, the Soviet Trans-Baikal Front, 1st Far Eastern Front, and 2nd Far Eastern Front, supported by strong air forces, attacked the Japanese-controlled territories of Manchukuo, Inner Mongolia, and Korea while the US 20th Air Force B-29 bomber nicknamed Bock's Car dropped the second atomic bomb, nicknamed Fat Man, on Nagasaki, Japan.


Book review
8 August 2010

Campbell, Richard H. The Silverplate Bombers: A History and Registry of the Enola Gay and Other B-29s Configured to Carry Atomic Bombs. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2005

Read our review


This day in history
8 August 2010

Sixty-five years ago today, on 8 August 1945, shortly before midnight the Soviet Union declared war on Japan, effective 9 August.


Now available from CUP
7 August 2010

Bradley, Phillip. To Salamaua. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2010


Forthcoming from Routledge
6 August 2010

Jones, Kevin. Intelligence, Command and Military Operations: The Eighth Army Campaign in Italy, 1943-45. Forthcoming from Routledge in October 2010


This day in history
6 August 2010

Sixty-five years ago today, on 6 August 1945, a US 20th Air Force B-29 bomber nicknamed Enola Gay, piloted by Col. Paul Tibbets and accompanied by two observation aircraft, dropped the first atomic bomb, nicknamed Little Boy, on Hiroshima, Japan.


Now available from Bodley Head
5 August 2010

Moorhouse, Roger. Berlin at War: Life and Death in Hitler's Capital, 1939-45. London: Bodley Head, 2010


Now available from Casemate
4 August 2010

Casemate Publishers in Pennsylvania announces release of two major new books:


Forthcoming from Tauris
3 August 2010

Yiangou, Anastasia. Cyprus in World War II: Politics and Conflict in the Eastern Mediterranean. Forthcoming from I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd in September 2010


Now available from Hikoki
2 August 2010

Brown, Eric. Wings of the Luftwaffe: Flying the Captured German Aircraft of World War II. Crowborough, UK: Hikoki Publications, 2010


Book review
1 August 2010

Gustavsson, Hakan and Ludovico Slongo. Desert Prelude: Early Clashes, June - November 1940. Petersfield, Hamps: MMP Books, 2010

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