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Forthcoming from Tauris
31 January 2011

Crowcroft, Robert. Attlee's War: World War II and the Making of a Labour Leader. Forthcoming from I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd in June 2011


Book review
30 January 2011

Goss, Chris. The Luftwaffe's Blitz: The Inside Story, November 1940 - May 1941. Manchester, UK: Crecy Publishing Ltd, 2010

Read our review


Forthcoming from Little Brown
29 January 2011

Downing, Taylor. Spies in the Sky: The Secret Battle for Aerial Intelligence During World War II. Forthcoming from Little, Brown in September 2011


Now available from Routledge
28 January 2011

Ooi, Keat Gin. The Japanese Occupation of Borneo, 1941-45. London: Routledge, 2011


Now available from Bantam
27 January 2011

Hornfischer, James D. Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal. New York: Bantam, 2011


Military History Bookshop
27 January 2011

Printed "Catalogue Code QE," dated "Winter 2010/2011," has arrived here by hand of postal carrier. It's available via mail from the Military History Bookshop in Folkestone, Kent by request. Tons of great WWII titles, new and used, for sale. Not to be missed.


Self-publisher
26 January 2011

We've added another self-publisher, Nancy Rial, and her book, Alan's Letters, 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 H & C
25 January 2011

Guillemot, Philippe. Hungary 1944-1945: The Panzers' Last Stand. Forthcoming from Histoire & Collections in March 2011


Forthcoming from Continuum
24 January 2011

Bennett, G.H. The RAF's French Foreign Legion, 1940-45: De Gaulle, the British and the Re-Emergence of French Airpower. Forthcoming from Continuum in June 2011


Book review
23 January 2011

Gamble, Bruce. Darkest Hour: The True Story of Lark Force at Rabaul: Australia's Worst Military Disaster of World War II. St Paul, MN: Zenith Press, 2006

Read our review


Now available from Yardley
22 January 2011

Phelps, Stephen. The Tizard Mission: The Top-Secret Operation That Changed the Course of World War II. Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, 2011

Longacre, Edward G. War in the Ruins: The American Army's Final Battle against Nazi Germany. Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, 2011


Forthcoming from Bodley
21 January 2011

Addison, Paul and Jeremy A. Crang. Listening to Britain: Home Intelligence Reports on Britain's Finest Hour, May - September 1940. Forthcoming from Bodley Head in May 2011


News from Douglas Stankey
21 January 2011

Doug Stankey, co-author of excellent books on Luftwaffe unit histories and OBs with Henry deZeng, tells us the newest volume in the series, Dive-Bomber and Ground-Attack Units of the Luftwaffe 1933-1945, volume 2, has unfortunately been delayed again and won't be published until 2012. Bummer! Another victim, apparently, of economic conditions.


Now available from OUP
20 January 2011

Hayes, Peter and John K. Roth. The Oxford Handbook of Holocaust Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011


Now available from Nimble
19 January 2011

Andruss Sr, Frank J. PT Boats Behind the Scenes. Ann Arbor, MI: Nimble Books, 2011


In memoriam
19 January 2011

Sargent Shriver—a founding member of the America First organization that worked to keep the US out of WWII who subsequently enlisted in the US Navy and served at Guadalcanal—died in Maryland on 18 January at the age of 95.


Forthcoming from Brill
18 January 2011

Sygkelos, Yannis. Nationalism from the Left: The Bulgarian Communist Party during the Second World War and the Early Post-War Years. Forthcoming from Brill Acdemic Publishing in March 2011


Now available from OUP
17 January 2011

Steiner, Zara. The Triumph of the Dark: European International History 1933-1939. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011


Book review
16 January 2011

Burton, John. Fortnight of Infamy: The Collapse of Allied Airpower West of Pearl Harbor. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2006

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Now available from Amberley
15 January 2011

Treadwell, Terry C. The Setting of the Rising Sun: Japanese Military Aviation 1877-1945. Stroud: Amberley Publishing, 2010


News from Osprey
14 January 2011

The production line never falters! Check our page for Osprey for details about their latest releases and new additions to the schedule.


Forthcoming from North Texas
13 January 2011

Muth, Jorg. Command Culture: Officer Education in the U.S. Army and the German Armed Forces, 1901-1940, and the Consequences for World War II. Forthcoming from University of North Texas Press in June 2011


Forthcoming from Hurst
12 January 2011

Hayes, Romain. Subhas Chandra Bose in Nazi Germany: Politics, Intelligence and Propaganda 1941-1943. Forthcoming from Hurst in June 2011


In memoriam
12 January 2011

Major Richard "Dick" Winters—veteran of Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, and the subject of several books as well as the TV miniseries "Band of Brothers"—died in Pennsylvania on 2 January at the age of 92.


Self-publisher
11 January 2011

We've added another self-publisher, Vaughn Skaggs, and his book, Food Under Fire: Noel Peters' WW II Journey, 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 Casemate
10 January 2011

O'Keeffe, Timothy J. Battle Yet Unsung: The Fighting Men of the 14th Armored Division in World War II. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2011

Harvey, James Neal. Sharks of the Air: Willi Messerschmitt and How He Built the World's First Operational Jet Fighter. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2010


Editor's Choice awards for 2010
9 January 2011

Stone & Stone Second World War Books annually selects new releases for the Editor's Choice awards, aka the "Stonies," as the best books of the year. Here are the winners of the Stonies for 2010.


Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan
8 January 2011

Reinisch, Jessica and Elizabeth White (editors). The Disentanglement of Populations: Migration, Expulsion and Displacement in Postwar Europe, 1944-49. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company in March 2011


Now available from Berghahn
7 January 2011

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


Forthcoming from Tauris
6 January 2011

Plesch, Dan. America, Hitler and the UN: How the Allies Won World War II and Forged a Peace. Forthcoming from I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd in February 2011


Forthcoming from Singapore
5 January 2011

Boer, Peter C. The Loss of Java, 18 February - 7 March 1942. Forthcoming from National University of Singapore Press in March 2011


Now available from Edwin Mellen
4 January 2011

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


T. Cadman
4 January 2011

From Carmichael, California, newly delivered by our trusty mail carrier, comes the T. Cadman WW2 Books catalog #114 with 23 pages of secondhand books.


Now available from Pen and Sword
3 January 2011

Oven, Wilfred von. Hitler's Storm Troopers: A History of the SA: The Memoirs of Wilfred von Oven. Barnsley, UK: Frontline Books / Pen and Sword, 2010


Book statistics
2 January 2011

For the beginning of the new year we present a compilation of statistics from Stone & Stone showing the most popular books, authors, publishers, and subjects for the year 2010.


Forthcoming from NAL
1 January 2011

Prados, John. Normandy Crucible: The Decisive Battle that Shaped World War II in Europe. Forthcoming from New American Library in July 2011

 

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