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Forthcoming from Basic
Wilson, A.N. Hitler. Forthcoming from Basic Books in March 2012
Now available from Pelican
Magruder, Mark A. Nightfighter: Radar Intercept Killer. Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Company, 2012
Forthcoming from Little Brown
Campbell, Christy. Target London: Under Attack from the V-Weapons during WWII. Forthcoming from Little Brown and Company in March 2012
Forthcoming from Frontline
Caldwell, Donald. Day Fighters in Defence of the Reich: A War Diary, 1942-45. Forthcoming from Frontline / Pen and Sword in March 2012
"Catalogue Code QH" from The Military History Bookshop in Folkestone has arrived here with 70 pages of new and used military books.
King, Benjamin and Timothy Kutta. Impact: The History of Germany's V-Weapons in World War II. Rockville Centre, NY: Sarpedon, 1998
News from North Carolina
The kind folks at McFarland tell us they have some WWII-related titles in the works:
Now available from Helion
Szamveber, Norbert. Waffen-SS Armour in Normandy: The Combat History of SS Panzer Regiment 12 and SS Panzerjager Abteilung 12, Normandy 1944. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2012
Forthcoming from CUP
Grey, Christopher. Decoding Organization: Bletchley Park, Codebreaking and Organization Studies. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in April 2012
Now available from Kansas
Citino, Robert M. The Wehrmacht Retreats: Fighting a Lost War, 1943. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2012
Now available from Rochester
Kay, Alex J., Jeff Rutherford, and David Stahel (editors). Nazi Policy on the Eastern Front, 1941: Total War, Genocide, and Radicalization. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2012
Now available from Overlook
Caddick-Adams, Patrick. Monty and Rommel: Parallel Lives. New York: Overlook Press, 2012
Forthcoming from Hellgate
Gruenfeld, Jay with Todd DePastino. Commissioned in Battle: A Combat Infantryman in the Pacific, WWII. Forthcoming from Hellgate Press in March 2012
Now available from Spain
Cea, Eduardo. Japanese Military Aircraft: Tokubbetsu Kogeki Tai: Special Attack Units. Valladolid: AF Editores, 2011
Cea, Eduardo. Japanese Military Aircraft: Special Units of the Imperial Army. Valladolid: AF Editores, 2011
Brown, John Sloan. Draftee Division: The 88th Infantry Division in World War II. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1998.
Forthcoming from Bantam
Holland, James. Dam Busters: The True Story of the Legendary Raid on the Ruhr. Forthcoming from Bantam Press in May 2012
News from Savas Beatie
One of the more highly anticipated books of 2012, 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 by William T. McCroden and Thomas Nutter, is due from Savas Beatie in June. Here's what the publisher has to say about it:
"German Ground Forces of World War II offers the first comprehensive order of battle for German ground troops throughout the Second World War, from the invasion of Poland on September 1, 1939, to the destruction of the last remnants of Germany's Wehrmacht and Waffen SS in Berlin in 1945. Unlike similar works, these orders of battle are dynamic, and so account for the continuously changing character of Germany's ground forces at war.
"This massive new reference work by McCroden and Nutter, broken up in sections including Theater Commands, Army Groups, Armies, and Corps Commands, presents a detailed analysis of each corresponding order of battle for every German field formation above division. Additional new ground is broken by also describing the orders of battle of the myriad German and Axis satellite formations assigned to security commands throughout occupied Europe and the combat zones, as well as those attached to fortress commands and to the commanders of German occupation forces in Eastern and Western Europe. An accompanying narrative describes the career of each field formation and includes the background and experience of many of their most famous commanding officers.
"For the first time, readers can follow the career of every German division, corps, army, and army group as the German armed forces shifted units to and from theaters of war, from the period of triumphant successes to the years of grinding defensive warfare and eventual defeat."
News from Helion
It's no secret that Helion's production schedule had been heavily impacted and delayed for awhile. We've received the latest projected publication dates from Solihull and updated our online database accordingly, includingunfortunatelycancellation of some titles we've been looking forward to. All the updated info is available on our Helion page.
Forthcoming from the Netherlands
Pijpers, Gerrit and David Truesdale. Arnhem: Their Final Battle: The 11th Battalion The Parachute Regiment, 1943 - 1944. Forthcoming from R.N. Sigmond in April 2012
News from Canada
Here's the latest from J. J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc:
"Das Reich V is set to go to the printer next week and we hope to have it ready for shipping by the end of this month. We are also currently preparing three more books. Two of them are divisional histories; one Waffen-SS, the other a Heer unit."
In memoriam, part 1
LtCol John Joseph Murraya USAAF pilot who flew C-47s over the Humpdied on 30 January at the age of 90 in California.
In memoriam, part 2
Raul Dieza USN veteran, Navy Golden Gloves champion, and machine-gunner aboard PBY Catalina flying boats in the Pacificdied on 5 February at the age of 87 in California.
Forthcoming from Nebraska
Goeschel, Christian and Nikolaus Wachsmann (editors). The Nazi Concentration Camps, 1933-1939: A Documentary History. Forthcoming from University of Nebraska Press in July 2012
News from Berghahn
In addition to Hitler's Plans for Global Domination: Nazi Architecture and Ultimate War Aims by Jochen Thies, which should be published next month, Berghahn Books plans to release Territorial Revisionism and the Allies of Germany in the Second World War in October of this year.
Reminick, Gerald. Little Ships: Tugboats at D-Day, Normandy. El Cerrito, CA: The Glencannon Press, 2011
Now available from Enigma
Levendel, Isaac. Hunting Down the Jews: Vichy, the Nazis and Mafia Collaborators in Provence, 1942-1944. New York: Enigma Books, 2012
News from MP
The folks from The Military Press tell us they've published Chris Kempton's newest book, The Regiments & Corps of the H.E.I.C. & Indian Armies Volunteer Forces.
Richard Quana US Army veteran who landed in Normandy on D+3 and fought in the Battle of the Bulgedied in California on 22 January at the age of 88.
Forthcoming from Kansas
Hardesty, Von and and Ilya Grinberg. Red Phoenix Rising: The Soviet Air Force in World War II. Forthcoming from University Press of Kansas in March 2012
Now available from Praeger
Mercatante, Steven D. Why Germany Nearly Won: A New History of the Second World War in Europe. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2012
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