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Now available from Da Capo
31 October 2011

Weintraub, Stanley. Pearl Harbor Christmas: A World at War, December 1941. New York: Da Capo Press, 2011


Book review
30 October 2011

Gustavsson, Hakan and Ludovico Slongo. Desert Prelude: Operation Compass. Petersfield, Hamps: MMP Books, 2011

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News from Canada
29 October 2011

We're informed that Mark Zuehlke's next book, Breakout from Juno: First Canadian Army and the Normandy Campaign, July 4-August 21, 1944, will be published by Douglas & McIntyre in March 2012.


Now available from Palgrave
29 October 2011

Purdue, A. W. The Second World War. New York: Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company, 2011


Forthcoming from TAMU
28 October 2011

Rich, Donald J. and Kevin Brooks. Glider Infantryman: Behind Enemy Lines in World War II. Forthcoming from Texas A&M University Press in November 2011


Now available from Berghahn
28 October 2011

Dreyfus, Jean-Marc and Sarah Gensburger. Nazi Labour Camps in Paris: Austerlitz, Levitan, Bassano, July 1943-August 1944. New York: Berghahn Books, 2011


In memoriam
28 October 2011

Gazeta Wyborcza—a Polish pilot who fought in the Battle of Britain—died in Canada on 19 October at the age of 97. According to some sources, he was the last surviving Polish pilot from that air campaign.


Forthcoming from Palgrave
27 October 2011

Smith, T. O. Churchill, America and Vietnam, 1941-45. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company in November 2011


Forthcoming from Lyons
27 October 2011

Levine, Joshua. Operation Fortitude: The Story of the Spies and the Spy Operation That Saved D-Day. Forthcoming from Lyons Press in November 2011


Now available from Mechanicsburg
26 October 2011

Here are some of the latest releases from Stackpole Books:


Forthcoming from Enigma
26 October 2011

Levendel, Isaac. Hunting Down the Jews: Vichy, the Nazis and Mafia Collaborators in Provence, 1942-1944. Forthcoming from Enigma Books in November 2011


Now available from History Facts
25 October 2011

Oberleitner, Gerhard. You Up There, We Down Here: Schoolboys Deployed as Anti-Aircraft Gun Assistants. Andelfingen: History Facts, 2011


Forthcoming from Praeger
24 October 2011

Joseph, Frank. The Axis Air Forces: Flying in Support of the German Luftwaffe. Forthcoming from Praeger in November 2011


MHB
24 October 2011

Printed "Catalogue Code QG for Autumn 2011" has arrived here by hand of postal carrier from The Military History Bookshop of Folkestone with 70 densely packed pages of new and used military books for sale.


Book review
23 October 2011

Urwin, Gregory J. W. Facing Fearful Odds: The Siege of Wake Island. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1997

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Now available from UPK
22 October 2011

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


Recommended
21 October 2011

We've updated our Recommended Reading page to reflect some of the latest titles we judge worthy of extra attention from serious students of World War II.


News from Oz
21 October 2011

Avonmore Books reports it has released Darwin's Submarine: I-124 by Tom Lewis, a revised and expanded edition of his Sensuikan I-124, originally published in 1997.


Now available from UBC Press
20 October 2011

Wilford, Timothy. Canada's Road to the Pacific War: Intelligence, Strategy, and the Far East Crisis. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press, 2011


Forthcoming from ABC-CLIO
19 October 2011

Tucker, Spencer. World War II at Sea: An Encyclopedia. Forthcoming from ABC-CLIO in November 2011. Two volumes.


News from Osprey
18 October 2011

As usual, Osprey reports multiple new releases—including Always Faithful: US Marines in World War II Combat by Eric Hammel—and multiple new additions to the publication schedule. Check our Osprey page for details.


Now available from Helion
17 October 2011

Kobylyanskiy, Isaak and Stuart Britton. Russian World War II Dictionary: A Russian-English Glossary of Special Terms, Expressions, and Soldiers' Slang. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2011


Book review
16 October 2011

Mansoor, Peter R. The GI Offensive in Europe: The Triumph of American Infantry Divisions, 1941-1945. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1999

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Now available from OUP
15 October 2011

Cohen, Gerard Daniel. In War's Wake: Europe's Displaced Persons in the Postwar Order. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011


Now available from Halsgrove
14 October 2011

Simpson, Geoff. A Dictionary of Bomber Command, 1939-1945. Wellington, Somerset: Halsgrove Publishing, 2011


Forthcoming from PublicAffairs
13 October 2011

Lochery, Neill. Lisbon: War in the Shadows of the City of Light, 1939-45. Forthcoming from PublicAffairs in November 2011


Now available from NIP
12 October 2011

Ford, Douglas. The Elusive Enemy: U.S. Naval Intelligence and the Imperial Japanese Fleet. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2011

Gordon, John. Fighting for MacArthur: The Navy and Marine Corps' Desperate Defense of the Philippines. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2011


Now available from OUP
11 October 2011

Rankin, Nicholas. Ian Fleming's Commandos: The Story of the Legendary 30 Assault Unit. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011


News from Australia
10 October 2011

Jason Mark confirms that his new book, Besieged: The Epic Battle for Cholm, has now been published by Leaping Horseman.


Now available from Kentucky
8 October 2011

Fritz, Stephen G. Ostkrieg: Hitler's War of Extermination in the East. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2011


Recommendations
7 October 2011

We've updated our Recommended Reading page, where we like to offer our suggestions for the most important new books that come our way.


In memoriam
7 October 2011

William Duncan—a WWII veteran who fought in the Battle of the Bulge and later served aboard the SS Jeremiah O'Brien on its anniversary voyage to France in 1994—has died in New Jersey at the age of 87.


Forthcoming from HUP
6 October 2011

Shepherd, Ben. Terror in the Balkans: German Armies and Partisan Warfare. Forthcoming from Harvard University Press in April 2012


News from Eric Hammel
5 October 2011

Author Eric Hammel reports that his "latest (and probably last) new book," Always Faithful: US Marines in World War II Combat, should be available from Osprey later this month.


News from McFarland
4 October 2011

The helpful folks at McFarland & Company reminded us they're in the middle of releasing a series of reprints of books by and about American servicemen in the Pacific War. Check our McFarland page for full details.


Now available from Harper
3 October 2011

Hastings, Max. All Hell Let Loose: The World at War 1939-1945. London: HarperPress, 2011


Book reviews
2 October 2011

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

Browning jr, Robert M. United States Merchant Marine Casualties of World War II. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2011.

Moran, Jim. Wake Island 1941. Botley, UK: Osprey Publishing, 2011

Yeide, Harry. Fighting Patton: George S. Patton Jr. through the Eyes of His Enemies. Minneapolis, MN: Zenith Press, 2011

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Forthcoming from Skyhorse
1 October 2011

Ingrao, Christian. The SS Dirlewanger Brigade: The History of the Black Hunters. Forthcoming from Skyhorse Publishing in November 2011

 

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