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Now available from Princeton
Costigliola, Frank. Roosevelt's Lost Alliances: How Personal Politics Helped Start the Cold War. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2012
Forthcoming from Random House
Smith, Jean Edward. Eisenhower in War and Peace. Forthcoming from Random House in February 2012
Forthcoming from OUP
Fraser, Gordon. The Quantum Exodus: Jewish Fugitives, the Atomic Bomb, and the Holocaust. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in February 2012
Harris, Sir Arthur. Bomber Offensive. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1998
Forthcoming from Rochester
Kay, Alex J., Jeff Rutherford, and David Stahel (editors). Nazi Policy on the Eastern Front, 1941: Total War, Genocide, and Radicalization. Forthcoming from University of Rochester Press in February 2012
Bill Prigmorea USN officer who served aboard the submarine USS Grouper during five WWII patrolsdied on 22 January at the age of 90 in California.
Forthcoming from Overlook
Caddick-Adams, Patrick. Monty and Rommel: Parallel Lives. Forthcoming from Overlook Press in February 2012
Now available from Panzerwrecks
Haasler, Timm et al. Duel in the Mist 2: The Leibstandarte during the Ardennes Offensive. Monroe, NY: Panzerwrecks, 2012
Forthcoming from Edwin Mellen
Pritchard, R. John. The Tokyo Major War Crimes Trial. Forthcoming from The Edwin Mellen Press in February 2012
Now available from Berghahn
Angrick, Andrej and Peter Klein. The Final Solution in Riga: Exploitation and Annihilation, 1941-1944. New York: Berghahn Books, 2012
Forthcoming from Simon
Tillman, Barrett. Enterprise: America's Fightingest Ship and the Men Who Helped Win World War II. Forthcoming from Simon & Schuster in February 2012
Now available from Schiffer
Jowett, Philip S. Soldiers of the White Sun: The Chinese Army at War, 1931-1949. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2011
Wolf, William. The 5th Fighter Command in World War II, volume 1: Pearl Harbor to the Reduction of Rabaul. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2011
Forthcoming from Annapolis
Goldman, Stuart D. Nomonhan, 1939: The Red Army's Victory That Shaped World War II. Forthcoming from Naval Institute Press in April 2012
Now available from Continuum
Gemie, Sharif et al. Outcast Europe: Refugees and Relief Workers in an Era of Total War, 1936-48. New York: Continuum, 2012
Now available from Nebraska
Ancel, Jean. The History of the Holocaust in Romania. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2012
Forthcoming from Alabama
Johnston, Carolyn Ross. My Father's War: Fighting with the Buffalo Soldiers in World War II. Forthcoming from University of Alabama Press in August 2012
News from Osprey
Osprey has added several new WWII titles to its publication schedule, including books from Hodges, Chun, Young, Forczyk, Fletcher, and Gardner. Check our Osprey Publishing page for full details.
Forthcoming from both sides of the Atlantic
Nipe, George M. Blood, Steel, and Myth: The II.SS-Panzer-Korps and the Road to Prochorowka. Stamford, CT: RZM Publishing, 2011
Now available from Stanford
Nash, George. Freedom Betrayed: Herbert Hoover's Secret History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2011
Now available from AirConnection
Stokes, Neil. KV: Technical History and Variants. Missisauga: AirConnection, 2012
News from Dialogue
Smersh: Stalin's Secret Weapon: Soviet Military Counterintelligence in WWII by Vadim Birstein is now available.
Forthcoming from Singapore
Kratoska, Paul H. The Japanese Occupation of Malaya and Singapore, 1940-1945. Forthcoming from National University of Singapore Press in May 2012
Koskimaki lands again
We're told Casemate has reprinted George Koskimaki's trilogy of first-person 101st Airborne titles in softcover.
News from Texas
Texas A&M University Press and the Consortium have announced three WWII-related titles for publication over the next few months:
Editor's Choice awards for 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 2011.
Forthcoming from W&N
Beevor, Antony. The Second World War. Forthcoming from Weidenfeld and Nicolson in June 2012
Frank Sennelloa veteran of Pearl Harbor who served aboard USS Narwhaldied in California at the age of 90 on 3 January.
News from Pelican
Pelican Publishing Company of Louisiana will be releasing two new titles next month:
Keith LittleUSMC veteran, code talker, and in later years president of the Navajo Code Talkers Associationdied on 3 January in Arizona at the age of 87.
Now available from Pen and Sword
Kieser, Egbert. Prussian Apocalypse: The Fall of Danzig 1945. Barnsley, UK: Pen and Sword Books Ltd, 2011
The mailman has delivered printed "Catalogue #120" from T. Cadman WW2 Books with more than 25 pages of secondhand books for sale.
Forthcoming from Yale
Bidlack, Richard and Nikita Lomagin. The Leningrad Blockade, 1941-1944: A New Documentary History from the Soviet Archives. Forthcoming from Yale University Press in August 2012
Forthcoming from Tauris
Crowhurst, Patrick. Hitler and Czechoslovakia in World War II: Domination and Retaliation. Forthcoming from I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd in August 2012
Forthcoming from Princeton
Costigliola, Frank. Roosevelt's Lost Alliances: How Personal Politics Helped Start the Cold War. Forthcoming from Princeton University Press in February 2012
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 2011.
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