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Now available from Viking
30 September 2011

Nichol, John and Tony Rennell. Arnhem: The Battle for Survival. New York: Viking, 2011


Now available from JHUP
29 September 2011

Sandler, Gilbert. Home Front Baltimore: An Album of Stories from World War II. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011


Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan
29 September 2011

Purdue, A. W. The Second World War. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company in October 2011


News from Helion
28 September 2011

The busy, busy, busy folks at Helion have announced a fresh slate of WWII-related titles for publication in the first half of 2012:


Forthcoming from Kansas
28 September 2011

Taaffe, Stephen R. Marshall and His Generals: U.S. Army Commanders in World War II. Forthcoming from University Press of Kansas in October 2011


News from Grub Street
27 September 2011

We're informed that Mediterranean Air War, 1940-1945, volume one: North Africa, June 1940 - January 1942 by Chris Shores, originally scheduled for publication earlier this month, has been delayed until spring 2012.


Now available from Regnery
27 September 2011

DeFelice, Jim. Omar Bradley: General at War. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, Inc, 2011


Forthcoming from Lyons
27 September 2011

Diebold, William. Hell Is So Green: Search and Rescue over the Hump in World War II. Forthcoming from Lyons Press in October 2011


Now available from Florida
26 September 2011

Dunbar, Carl O. Before They Were the Black Sheep: Marine Fighting Squadron VMF-214 and the Battle for the Solomon Islands. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2011


Forthcoming from Halsgrove
26 September 2011

Simpson, Geoff. A Dictionary of Bomber Command, 1939-1945. Forthcoming from Halsgrove in October 2011


Book review
25 September 2011

Smith, Peter C. The Junkers Ju 87 Stuka: A Complete History. Manchester, UK: Crecy Publishing Ltd, 2011

Read our review


Now available from Casemate
24 September 2011

Griesser, Volker. The Lions of Carentan: Fallschirmjager Regiment 6, 1943-1945. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2011


Now available from History Press
23 September 2011

Lynch, Tim. Operation Market Garden: The Legend of the Waal Crossing. Stroud, UK: The History Press, 2011


News from William Bartsch
22 September 2011

William Bartsch, author of multiple excellent titles on the early period of the war in the Pacific, graciously reports on his upcoming book, Victory Fever on the Tenaru, saying "...it will cover both the American and the Japanese sides of the battle, as based on participants' experiences as well as the scanty records. Hope to finish the writing by early 2012. It will be the first book devoted to the subject."


Now available from OUP
21 September 2011

Symonds, Craig L. The Battle of Midway. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011


Forthcoming from McFarland
20 September 2011

Uziel, Daniel. Arming the Luftwaffe: The German Aviation Industry in World War II. Forthcoming from McFarland & Company, Inc in October 2011


Forthcoming from Yale
19 September 2011

Gerwarth, Robert. Hitler's Hangman: The Life of Heydrich. Forthcoming from Yale University Press in October 2011


Now available from Grub Street
19 September 2011

Franks, Norman and Simon Muggleton. Raw Courage: The Extraordinary and Tragic Story of Four RAF Brothers in Arms. London: Grub Street, 2011


News from Savas Beatie
17 September 2011

We've been alerted—thanks very much!—that the upcoming OB volume from Savas Beatie by Thomas Nutter and William McCroden has been retitled German Ground Forces of World War II: Complete Orders of Battle for Army Groups, Armies, Army Corps, and Other Commands of the Wehrmacht and Waffen SS, September 1, 1939, to May 8, 1945 and scheduled for publication in 2012.


Now available from Tattered Flag
16 September 2011

Barber, Murray R. and Michael Keuer. Hitler's Rocket Soldiers: The Men Who Fired the V2s against England. Pulborough, W Sussex: Tattered Flag, 2011


Happy anniversary
15 September 2011

We opened Stone & Stone Second World War Books on 15 September 1995, so this marks the beginning of our seventeenth year on the Web. We offer thanks to all the authors, publishers, editors, booksellers, and visitors who have helped us with this site over the years, and we look forward to providing daily doses of news and information about WWII-related books for many more years.


Now available from Indiana
15 September 2011

Jordan, David M. FDR, Dewey, and the Election of 1944. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2011


News from Specialty
14 September 2011

Our contacts at Specialty Press—distributors for, among others, Crecy Books—tell us The Junkers Ju 87 Stuka: A Complete History by Peter C. Smith, published by Crecy in the UK in May, is now available in the US.


Forthcoming from Wisconsin
13 September 2011

Jaern, Albert. And Then Came the Liberators. Forthcoming from University of Wisconsin Press in October 2011


Now available from Little, Brown
12 September 2011

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


Self-Publisher
10 September 2011

We've added another self-publisher, Victoria Aldridge Washuk, and her book, World War II London Blitz Diary, 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 Penguin
9 September 2011

Kershaw, Ian. The End: The Defiance and Destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1944-1945. New York: Penguin Press, 2011


Now available from Texas
8 September 2011

Scearce, Phil. Finish Forty and Home: The Untold World War II Story of B-24s in the Pacific. Denton, TX: University of North Texas Press, 2011


News from George Nipe
7 September 2011

Author George Nipe sends welcome word about his upcoming book:

"My book Blood, Steel and Myth will be sent off to the printers this week. There is a four to five week turnaround, so it should be available in mid-October from RZM/Casemate."


Now available from Tauris
6 September 2011

Ungvary, Krisztian. Battle for Budapest: 100 Days in World War II. London: I.B. Tauris, 2003


Now available from Continuum
5 September 2011

Overy, Richard. Bombing, States, and Peoples in Western Europe, 1940-1945. New York: Continuum, 2011


Cadman
5 September 2011

A recent delivery of mail from our trusty carrier brought us "Catalogue 118" from T. Cadman WW2 Books, packed with interesting and affordable secondhand titles for your reading pleasure.


News from Solihull
3 September 2011

The helpful folks across the sea at Helion tell us they've published Cataclysim: The War on the Eastern Front 1941-45—a new 400-page single-volume operational history of the war on the Russian Front—by Keith Cumins.


Self-Publisher
2 September 2011

We've added another self-publisher, Gregory J. Matenkoski, and his book, Lucky Penny's Tail, 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 History Press
1 September 2011

Tout, Ken. An End of War: Fatal Final Days to VE Day 1945. Stroud, UK: The History Press, 2011

 

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