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Now available from Potomac
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
Schiffer Books has released three new titles from the prolific Rolf Michaelis:
Now available from Random House
Hillenbrand, Laura. Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption. New York: Random House, 2010
Lumans, Valdis O. Latvia in World War II. New York: Fordham University Press, 2006
Forthcoming from Palgrave
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
Beasley, Maurine. Eleanor Roosevelt: Transformative First Lady. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2010
News from Blighty
Graham Drucker tells usthanks!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.
William Hohria 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 governmentdied in California on 12 November at the age of 83.
Now available from Tennessee
Thompson, Antonio. Men in German Uniform: POWs in America during World War II. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press, 2010
Now available from Amberley
Sarkar, Dilip. How the Spitfire Won the Battle of Britain. Stroud: Amberley Publishing, 2010
Forthcoming from Rowman and Littlefield
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
Gandt, Robert. The Twilight Warriors. New York: Broadway Books, 2010
Now available from V M
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
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
Urwin, Gregory J. W. Victory in Defeat: The Wake Island Defenders in Captivity, 1941-1945. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2010
News from Osprey
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
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
Balkoski, Joseph. From Brittany to the Reich: The 29th Infantry Division in Germany, September - November, 1944. Baltimore, MD: Old Orchard Press, 2010
Forthcoming from Harvard
Mauch, Peter. Sailor Diplomat: Nomura Kichisaburo and the Japanese-American War. Forthcoming from Harvard University Asia Center in December 2010
Now available from Casemate
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
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
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
Sturma, Michael. Surface and Destroy: The Submarine Gun War in the Pacific. Forthcoming from University Press of Kentucky in March 2011
We're always pleased to see printed catalogs of WWII-related titles from secondhand booksellers, and one of the bestCatalogue #113 from T. Cadman WW2 Bookshas arrived here by mail. Thank you, Tom.
We've updated our Recommended Reading page with the latest suggestions on books we think everyone should know about.
Now available from Glencannon
Jaffee, Walter W. The Freighters: From A (Adabelle Lykes) to Z (Zoella Lykes). Benicia, CA: The Glencannon Press, 2010
Harry Daniel Reilichan American soldier who survived the Bataan Death March and spent the war as a prisoner of the Japanesedied on 26 October in California at the age of 90.
Bowen, Wayne H. Spain during World War II. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2006
Forthcoming from Robert Hale
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
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
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:
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
Jason Mark hasthanks!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
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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