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News from Joe Balkoski
Author Joe Balkoski sends this message:
"I have just completed a new book titled Ever Forward: The 29th Infantry Division in the Rhineland, November - December 1944. This is Volume IV of my ongoing History of the 29th Infantry Division in WWII, which should end up being five volumes total. Ever Forward tells the sobering story of the US Army's November offensive on the Western Front, which General Bradley had stated 'would be on the Rhine by Christmas.' It never got close. I do not have a publisher yet, but hope to soon."
Now available from Canada
Neary, Peter. On to Civvy Street: Canada's Rehabilitation Program for Veterans of the Second World War. Kingston, Canada: McGill-Queens University, 2011
News from Arkansas
University of Arkansas Press has announced it will be publishing Dearest Letty: The World War II Love Letters of Sgt Leland Duvall, edited by Ernie Dumas, in December.
Forthcoming from Cambridge
Stahel, David. Kiev 1941: Hitler's Battle for Supremacy in the East. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in November 2011
Forthcoming from Prometheus
Stolfi, R.H.S. Hitler: Beyond Evil and Tyranny. Forthcoming from Prometheus Books in October 2011
Now available from Thomas Nelson
Metaxas, Eric. Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy. London: Thomas Nelson, 2011
More news from Minnesota
Soon after hearing from Zenith about their upcoming book, The German Aces Speak, a fresh title arrived here from Minnesota:
Yeide, Harry. Fighting Patton: George S. Patton Jr. through the Eyes of His Enemies. Minneapolis, MN: Zenith Press, 2011
News from Minnesota
The kind folks from Zenith Press have notified us that The German Aces Speak: World War II through the Eyes of Four of the Luftwaffe's Most Important Commanders by Colin D. Heaton will be published in mid-November.
Now available from Da Capo
LoFaro, Guy. The Sword of St. Michael: The 82nd Airborne Division in World War II. New York: Da Capo Press, 2011
Forthcoming from Birlinn
Royle, Trevor. A Time of Tyrants: Scotland and the Second World War. Forthcoming from Birlinn in November 2011
Forthcoming from Casemate
We are reliably informed these two Casemate titles should arrive in October:
Forthcoming from Tattered Flag
Simpson, Andrew R. B. Ops: Victory at All Costs: Operations over Hitler's Reich with the Crews of Bomber Command 1939-1945. Forthcoming from Tattered Flag in October 2011
Now available from L and E
Ledwoch, Janusz. Warsaw, volume 1: Tanks in the Uprising: Units and Operations, August to October 1944. Solna, Sweden: Leandoer and Eckholm, 2011
Forthcoming from History Facts
Oberleitner, Gerhard. You Up There, We Down Here: Schoolboys Deployed as Anti-Aircraft Gun Assistants. Forthcoming from History Facts in October 2011
Now available from Zenith
Collins, Michael and Martin King. Voices of the Bulge: Untold Stories from Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge. Minneapolis, MN: Zenith Press, 2011
Forthcoming from Grub Street
Shores, Christopher. Mediterranean Air War, 1940-1945, volume one: North Africa, June 1940 - January 1942. Forthcoming from Grub Street in September 2011
By any other name, part 1
In the UK, HarperPress will be releasing All Hell Let Loose: The World at War 1939-1945 by Max Hastings in September. In the USA, Knopf will be releasing the same book as Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945 in November.
By any other name, part 2
In the UK, Headline Review has published Kursk: The Greatest Battle by Lloyd Clark. In the USA, Clark's The Battle of the Tanks: Kursk 1943 is on the schedule for publication in November by Atlantic Monthly Press.
Forthcoming from Da Capo
Parker, Danny S. At the Crossroads: The Untold Story of the Malmedy Massacre at the Battle of the Bulge. Forthcoming from Da Capo Press in November 2011
Now available from Canada
Schneider, Wolfgang. Totenkopf Tigers. Winnipeg: J. J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc, 2011
News from Osprey
As always, Osprey Publishing offers a heavy-duty line-up of new WWII titles for release in the next few months. Here are some of the upcoming items:
Nancy Wake—a New Zealand-born SOE operative and French Resistance leader known as the White Mouse—died in London on 7 August at the age of 98.
Forthcoming from Indiana
O'Hara, Vincent P. In Perilous Passage: Malta and the Convoy Battles of June 1942. Forthcoming from Indiana University Press in August 2012
Now available from Casemate
Fogg, Richard and Janet Fogg. Fogg in the Cockpit: Howard Fogg: Master Railroad Artist, World War II Fighter Pilot. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2011
News from Stackpole
The industrious gang at Stackpole Books recently informed us about their plans for the next few months, including several new and reprinted WWII titles. Among them, books by Warner, Haasler, Zaloga, Mikhin, Kurowski, and Schneider. Check our Stackpole page for details.
Forthcoming from Continuum
McDonough, Frank. The Origins of the Second World War: An International Perspective. Forthcoming from Continuum in September 2011
News from Jack Greene
Author Jack Greene tells us the new and revised edition of The Naval War in the Mediterranean, 1940-1943 is now available. "They let me fix a lot of names, numbers, and the new intro has a chunk of stuff too."
He further reports: "Pen & Sword will also (finally) produce our Hitler Strikes North: The Nazi Invasion of Norway & Denmark, April 9, 1940. Out in the spring?"
Forthcoming from Preface Publishing
Williams, Allan. Operation Crossbow: The Untold Story of Photographic Intelligence and the Search for Hitler's V Weapons. Forthcoming from Preface Publishing in September 2011
Now available from Tauris
Fest, Joachim C. The Face of the Third Reich: Portraits of the Nazi Leadership. London: I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd, 2011
Forthcoming from Penguin
Kershaw, Ian. The End: The Defiance and Destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1944-1945. Forthcoming from Penguin Press in September 2011
Forthcoming from History Press
Tout, Ken. An End of War: Fatal Final Days to VE Day 1945. Forthcoming from The History Press in September 2011
Now available from NAL
Prados, John. Normandy Crucible: The Decisive Battle that Shaped World War II in Europe. New York: New American Library, 2011
Now available from Little Brown
Clayton, Tim. Sea Wolves: The Extraordinary Story of Britain's WW2 Submarines. London: Little Brown and Company, 2011
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