|News archive for September 2012|
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Nevenkin, Kamen. Take Budapest: The Struggle for Hungary, Autumn 1944. Stroud, UK: Spellmount, 2012
Now available, and also forthcoming
Allen Lane has released the UK edition of The Eagle Unbowed: Poland and the Poles in the Second World War by Halik Kochanski, and Harvard University Press will be publishing the US edition at the end of November.
Forthcoming from RZM
Glenn, Harlan. Kampfraum Arnheim. Forthcoming from RZM Publishing in November 2012
Now available from Kentucky
Ludewig, Joachim. Ruckzug: The German Retreat from France, 1944. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2012
Forthcoming from Fonthill
Egorov, Nikita and Boris Nechki. Fighters Over Stalingrad, volume 1: Air Operations of the Soviet Union VVS and Luftwaffe. Forthcoming from Fonthill Media Limited in October 2012
Forthcoming from CUP
Stahel, David. Operation Typhoon: Hitler's March on Moscow, October 1941. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in March 2013
Forthcoming from P&S
Radey, Jack and Charles Sharp. The Defense of Moscow 1941: The Northern Flank. Forthcoming from Pen and Sword Books Ltd in November 2012
We've said it before and we'll say it again. Every book deserves some attention, but some books deserve extra attention. We like to point out the latter on our Recommended Reading page, newly updated.
Now available from S&S
Neitzel, Sonke. Soldaten: On Fighting, Killing, and Dying: The Secret Second World War Tapes of German POWs. London: Simon & Schuster, 2012
News from Schiffer
It looks like the gang at Schiffer continues to crank up the production schedule, including these titles on the docket for October:
Now available from ABC-CLIO
Roberts, Priscilla. World War II: The Essential Reference Guide. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2012
Forthcoming from Profile
Dimbleby, Jonathan. Destiny in the Desert: The Story Behind El Alamein, the Battle that Turned the Tide. Forthcoming from Profile Books in October 2012
News from Tattered Flag
Robert Forsyth signals us that Ops: Victory at All Costs: Operations over Hitler's Reich with the Crews of Bomber Command 1939-1945 by Andrew R. B. Simpson is now available, and Stalin's Claws: From the Purges to the Winter War: Red Army Operations before Barbarossa, 1937-1941 by E.R. Hooton will be published later this year. Check our Tattered Flag page for more info.
Forthcoming from Countryside
Chorlton, Martyn. The RAF Pathfinders: Bomber Command's Elite Squadrons. Forthcoming from Countryside Books in October 2012
Now available from Regnery
Koster, John. Operation Snow: How a Soviet Mole in FDR's White House Triggered Pearl Harbor. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, Inc, 2012
News from Minnesota
Two new WWII titles have arrived here from Zenith Press:
Forthcoming from McArthur & Company
Bercuson, David J. and Holger H. Herwig. Long Night of the Tankers: Hitler's War Against Caribbean Oil. Forthcoming from McArthur & Company in October 2012
John Henry McAllistera veteran B-17 bombardier of the 840th Squadron of the 483rd Bombardment Group, who flew 52 missions with the US 15th Air Forcedied in California on 7 September at the age of 90.
Gardner, W.J.R. Decoding History: The Battle of the Atlantic and Ultra. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1999
We opened Stone & Stone Second World War Books on 15 September 1995, so this marks the beginning of our eighteenth 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.
News from Helion
Many thanks to Duncan for alerting us that On the Precipice: Stalin, the Red Army Leadership and the Road to Stalingrad, 1931-1942 by Peter Mezhiritsky is now available from Helion & Company.
Forthcoming from Bloomsbury
Stroud, Rick. The Phantom Army of Alamein: How the Camouflage Unit and Operation Bertram Hoodwinked Rommel. Forthcoming from Bloomsbury in October 2012
Now available from McFarland
Malak, Henryk Maria. Shavelings in Death Camps: A Polish Priest's Memoir of Imprisonment by the Nazis, 1939-1945. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2012
Now available from TAMU
Ochs, Stephen J. A Cause Greater Than Self: The Journey of Captain Michael J. Daly, World War II Medal of Honor Recipient. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2012
Forthcoming from Dundurn
Turner, John N. and Terry Reardon. Winston Churchill and Mackenzie King: So Similar, So Different. Forthcoming from Dundurn Group in October 2012
Forthcoming from Little Brown
Owen, James. Commando: Winning World War II Behind Enemy Lines. Forthcoming from Little Brown and Company in October 2012
News from Basic Books
Basic has a pair of WWII titles on the publication schedule for October, one new and one softcover reprint:
As newly published books arrive here and we find some impress us considerably more than others, we like to update our Recommended Reading page to reflect the best of the new arrivals, and we've done exactly that today.
Forthcoming from NAL
Prados, John. Islands of Destiny: The Solomons Campaign and the Eclipse of the Rising Sun. Forthcoming from New American Library in October 2012
Now available from Casemate
Fahrenwald, Ted. Bailout over Normandy: A Flyboy's Adventures with the French Resistance and Other Escapades in Occupied France. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2012
Forthcoming from OUP
Bell, Christopher M. Churchill and Sea Power. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in October 2012
In the mail today arrived from Carmichael, not that far away, "Catalogue #124" of T. Cadman WW2 Books with a ton of top quality new and used titles for sale. Check 'em out.
Now available from Sussex
Stewart, Andrew. A Very British Experience: Coalition, Defence and Strategy in the Second World War. Eastbourne: Sussex Academic Press, 2012
Forthcoming from Random House
Brzezinski, Matthew. Isaac's Army: A Story of Courage and Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland. Forthcoming from Random House in October 2012
Shores, Christopher and Giovanni Massimello with R. Guest. A History of the Mediterranean Air War, 1940-1945, volume one: North Africa, June 1940 - January 1942. London: Grub Street, 2012
Now available from Yale
Bidlack, Richard and Nikita Lomagin. The Leningrad Blockade, 1941-1944: A New Documentary History from the Soviet Archives. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2012
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