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Now available from Frontline
28 February 2013

Greene, Jack and Alessandro Massignani. Hitler Strikes North: The Nazi Invasion of Norway & Denmark, April 9, 1940. Barnsley, UK: Frontline / Pen and Sword, 2013


Forthcoming from Random House
28 February 2013

Olson, Lynne. Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941. Forthcoming from Random House in March 2013


Forthcoming from Crown
28 February 2013

Geoghegan, John. Operation Storm: Japan's Top Secret Submarines and Its Plan to Change the Course of World War II. Forthcoming from Crown in March 2013


Forthcoming from Schiffer
27 February 2013

Radovic, Branislav and Martin Stiles. The Leibstandarte in Greece: The 1st Battalion LSSAH during Operation Marita, 1941. Forthcoming from Schiffer Publishing Ltd in March 2013


Now available from McFarland
27 February 2013

Higuchi, Wakako. The Japanese Administration of Guam, 1941-1944: A Study of Occupation and Integration Policies, with Japanese Oral Histories. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2013


Forthcoming from Cornell
26 February 2013

Ward, James Mace. Priest, Politician, Collaborator: Jozef Tiso and the Making of Fascist Slovakia. Forthcoming from Cornell University Press in April 2013


Forthcoming from LSU
26 February 2013

Kiser, Toni M. and Lindsey F. Barnes. Loyal Forces: The American Animals of World War II. Forthcoming from LSU Press in March 2013


News from Casemate
25 February 2013

It looks like the good folks at Casemate are poised to release a steady stream of fresh titles over the next few weeks, including these:

In addition, we're told that Casemate found it necessary to cancel the upcoming publication of Rommel: Germany's Flawed Champion by Benoit Lemay.


Book review
24 February 2013

May, Ernest R. Strange Victory: Hitler's Conquest of France. New York: Hill and Wang, 2000

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Forthcoming from History Press
23 February 2013

Williams, Frank and Ronald Williams. The Jungle Journal: Prisoners of the Japanese in Java 1942-1945. Forthcoming from The History Press in March 2013


Now available from Osprey
23 February 2013

Yenne, Bill. The White Rose of Stalingrad: The Real-Life Adventure of Lidiya Vladimirovna Litvyak, the Highest Scoring Female Air Ace of All Time. Botley, UK: Osprey Publishing, 2013


News from Berghahn
22 February 2013

Many thanks to Berghahn Books for notifying us about several upcoming WWII titles, including these:


Forthcoming from FSG
21 February 2013

Richie, Alexandra. Warsaw 1944: Hitler, Himmler, and the Warsaw Uprising. Forthcoming from Farrar, Straus and Giroux in November 2013


Forthcoming from Tauris
21 February 2013

Winstone, Martin. The Dark Heart of Hitler's Europe: Nazi Rule in Poland Under the General Government. Forthcoming from I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd in November 2013


Forthcoming from Cairo
20 February 2013

Edwards, Jill (editor). El Alamein and the Struggle for North Africa: International Perspectives from the Twenty-first Century. Forthcoming from American University in Cairo Press in March 2013


Now available from St Martins
19 February 2013

Wukovits, John F. For Crew and Country: The Inspirational True Story of Bravery and Sacrifice Aboard the USS Samuel B. Roberts. New York: St Martins Press, 2013


News from Pen & Sword
18 February 2013

After the war, Gunter Hessler—U-boat skipper, staff officer, and Admiral Doenitz's son-in-law—produced for the Allies a detailed account of U-boat ops from the German perspective. HMSO published a nice, boxed edition (a hardcover volume plus a folio of maps and charts) in 1989.

Hessler's work, apparently edited and/or annotated by Bob Carruthers, is now being released as a three-volume set by Pen & Sword, with publication scheduled for next month:


Forthcoming from Touchstone
16 February 2013

Kiernan, Denise. The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II. Forthcoming from Touchstone in March 2013


Now available from History Facts
15 February 2013

Winninger, Michael. OKH Toy Factory: The Nibelungenwerk: Tank Production in St. Valentin. Andelfingen: History Facts, 2013


Forthcoming from Berghahn Books
14 February 2013

Steinweis, Alan E. and Daniel E. Rogers. The Law in Nazi Germany: Ideology, Opportunism, and the Perversion of Justice. Forthcoming from Berghahn Books in March 2013


Now available from Oklahoma
13 February 2013

Raugh jr, Harold E. Wavell in the Middle East, 1939-1941: A Study in Generalship. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2013


Forthcoming from Osprey
12 February 2013

Buttar, Prit. Between Giants: The Battle for the Baltics in World War II. Forthcoming from Osprey Publishing in May 2013


News from Helion
11 February 2013

Thanks to Duncan at Helion & Company for notifying us that With the Red Devils at Arnhem: Personal Experiences with the 1st Polish Parachute Brigade 1944 by Marek Swiecicki has been published and is now available.


In memoriam
11 February 2013

James Muri—USAAF B-26 bomber pilot awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for attacking a Japanese aircraft carrier at the Battle of Midway—died on 3 February in Montana at the age of 94.


Book review
10 February 2013

Zaloga, Steve. Sicily 1943: The Debut of Allied Joint Operations. Botley, UK: Osprey Publishing, 2013

Read our review


Forthcoming from Poland
9 February 2013

Trojca, Waldemar and Gregor Trojca. SS-Panzerkorps in the Battle for Kharkov 01-03.1943. Forthcoming from Model Hobby in March 2013


Now available from CreateSpace
8 February 2013

Clark, Peter. Death of East Prussia: War and Revenge in Germany's Easternmost Province. Seattle, Washington: CreateSpace, 2013


Now available from Pen and Sword
7 February 2013

Grainger, John D. Traditional Enemies: Britain's War with Vichy France 1940-42. Barnsley, UK: Pen and Sword Books Ltd, 2013


Slip sliding away
7 February 2013

Every time we think the publication date is close, the publisher pushes it back again. The folks at Savas Beatie tell us 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 McCroden and Nutter has been delayed until sometime in 2014. It might not be late, but it's definitely not early.


News from Kentucky
6 February 2013

Thanks to University of Kentucky Press for letting us know about two of their upcoming titles:


Forthcoming from Holt
5 February 2013

Atkinson, Rick. The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945. Forthcoming from Henry Holt and Company in May 2013


Now available from Random House
4 February 2013

Kennedy, Paul. Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second World War. New York: Random House, 2013


Book review
3 February 2013

Prefer, Nathan N. Vinegar Joe's War: Stilwell's Campaigns for Burma. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 2000

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Forthcoming from Washington
2 February 2013

Palmer, Brandon. Fighting for the Enemy: Koreans in Japan's War, 1937-1945. Forthcoming from University of Washington Press in August 2013


Now available from Osprey
1 February 2013

Zaloga, Steve. Sicily 1943: The Debut of Allied Joint Operations. Botley, UK: Osprey Publishing, 2013

 

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