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Now available from Potomac
30 November 2010

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

News from Schiffer
29 November 2010

Schiffer Books has released three new titles from the prolific Rolf Michaelis:

Now available from Random House
29 November 2010

Hillenbrand, Laura. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption. New York: Random House, 2010

Book review
28 November 2010

Lumans, Valdis O. Latvia in World War II. New York: Fordham University Press, 2006

Read our review

Forthcoming from Palgrave
27 November 2010

Masterson, Karen. The Malaria Project: The Secret Battle that Changed the Course of WWII. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company in December 2010

Now available from Kansas
27 November 2010

Beasley, Maurine. Eleanor Roosevelt: Transformative First Lady. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2010

News from Blighty
26 November 2010

Graham Drucker tells us—thanks!—Pen & Sword has released his new Wings over the Waves: Fleet Air Arm Strike Leader against Tirpitz, The Biography of Lt Cdr Roy Baker-Falkner.

In memoriam
26 November 2010

William Hohri—a Japanese-American who as a sophomore in high school was interned at the Manzanar camp and subsequently led an unsuccessful class-action lawsuit agains the federal government—died in California on 12 November at the age of 83.

Now available from Tennessee
24 November 2010

Thompson, Antonio. Men in German Uniform: POWs in America during World War II. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press, 2010

Now available from Amberley
23 November 2010

Sarkar, Dilip. How the Spitfire Won the Battle of Britain. Stroud: Amberley Publishing, 2010

Forthcoming from Rowman and Littlefield
22 November 2010

Minear, Richard. War and Conscience in Japan: Nambara Shigeru and the Asia-Pacific War. Forthcoming from Rowman and Littlefield in December 2010

Now available from Broadway
20 November 2010

Gandt, Robert. The Twilight Warriors. New York: Broadway Books, 2010

Now available from V M
19 November 2010

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

Forthcoming from Amberley
18 November 2010

Harding, Stephen. Voyage to Oblivion: A Sunken Ship, A Vanished Crew and the Final Mystery of Pearl Harbor. Forthcoming from Amberley Publishing in December 2010

Now available from NIP
17 November 2010

Urwin, Gregory J. W. Victory in Defeat: The Wake Island Defenders in Captivity, 1941-1945. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2010

News from Osprey
16 November 2010

The Osprey gang has released fresh titles by Gordon Rottman, Robert Lyman, Tim Moreman, Lawrence Burr, and others, and they've added to the publication schedule more books by Steve Zaloga, Mark Stille, John Weal, and Edward Young. Check our Osprey page for the whole scoop.

Now available from McFarland
15 November 2010

Merry, Lois K. Women Military Pilots of World War II: A History with Biographies of American, British, Russian and German Aviators. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2010

Book review
14 November 2010

Balkoski, Joseph. From Brittany to the Reich: The 29th Infantry Division in Germany, September - November, 1944. Baltimore, MD: Old Orchard Press, 2010

Read our review

Forthcoming from Harvard
13 November 2010

Mauch, Peter. Sailor Diplomat: Nomura Kichisaburo and the Japanese-American War. Forthcoming from Harvard University Asia Center in December 2010

Now available from Casemate
13 November 2010

Halbrook, Stephen. The Swiss and the Nazis: How the Alpine Republic Survived in the Shadow of the Third Reich. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2010

Now available from Helion
12 November 2010

McGlade, Fred. The History of the British Army Film and Photographic Unit in the Second World War. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2010

Now available from Hutchinson
11 November 2010

Kershaw, Alex. To Save a People: Raoul Wallenberg's Duel with Adolf Eichmann to Rescue the Jews of Hungary. London: Hutchinson, 2010

Forthcoming from Kentucky
10 November 2010

Sturma, Michael. Surface and Destroy: The Submarine Gun War in the Pacific. Forthcoming from University Press of Kentucky in March 2011

10 November 2010

We're always pleased to see printed catalogs of WWII-related titles from secondhand booksellers, and one of the best—Catalogue #113 from T. Cadman WW2 Books—has arrived here by mail. Thank you, Tom.

9 November 2010

We've updated our Recommended Reading page with the latest suggestions on books we think everyone should know about.

Now available from Glencannon
8 November 2010

Jaffee, Walter W. The Freighters: From A (Adabelle Lykes) to Z (Zoella Lykes). Benicia, CA: The Glencannon Press, 2010

In memoriam
8 November 2010

Harry Daniel Reilich—an American soldier who survived the Bataan Death March and spent the war as a prisoner of the Japanese—died on 26 October in California at the age of 90.

Book review
7 November 2010

Bowen, Wayne H. Spain during World War II. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2006

Read our review

Forthcoming from Robert Hale
6 November 2010

Matthews, Tony. Spies for Nippon. Forthcoming from Robert Hale in December 2010. (Originally published as Shadow Dancing.)

Tidy, Roger. Hitler's Radio War. Forthcoming from Robert Hale in February 2011

Now available from History Press
5 November 2010

Jackson, Sophie. Churchill's Unexpected Guests: Prisoners of War in Britain in World War II. Stroud, UK: The History Press, 2010

News from Pen and Sword
4 November 2010

In addition to releasing several new titles within the last few weeks, Pen and Sword Books has announced a fresh batch of upcoming books, including these three:

3 November 2010

We've recently learned that Coachwhip Publications of Pennsylvania has begun releasing a line of classic WWII reprints, including titles by S.L.A. Marshall and Brigadier General William Heavey. Check our Coachwhip page for details about all of their WWII books.

News from Australia
2 November 2010

Jason Mark has—thanks!—informed us about his upcoming book:

Obhodas, Amir and Jason Mark. Croatian Legion: The 369th Reinforced (Croatian) Infantry Regiment on the Eastern Front, 1941-1943. Forthcoming from Leaping Horseman Books in December 2010

Now available from the Netherlands
1 November 2010

Bamber, Martin. For Free India: Indian Soldiers in Germany and Italy during the Second World War. Oosthuizen, Nether: Oskam-Neeven, 2010


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