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Now available from McFarland
31 May 2013

Moore, Carl H. Flying the B-26 Marauder over Europe: Memoir of a World War II Navigator. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2013


News from the north
30 May 2013

J. J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc has announced that the English translation of Between the Oder and the Elbe by Wilhelm Tieke will be published in mid-July.


Forthcoming from Greenwood
30 May 2013

Okihiro, Gary Y. Encyclopedia of Japanese American Internment. Forthcoming from Greenwood Press and Praeger Publishers in June 2013


Forthcoming from Tauris
29 May 2013

I.B. Tauris has announced two titles for publication in June:


Now available from National Geographic
28 May 2013

Cronkite IV, Walter and Maurice Isserman. Cronkite's War: His World War II Letters Home. Washington, DC: National Geographic, 2013


News from Schiffer
28 May 2013

Stalingrad: The Death of the German Sixth Army on the Volga, 1942-1943 (two volumes) by French L. MacLean has been rescheduled for publication at the end of August.


Forthcoming from Edwin Mellen
27 May 2013

Pritchard, R. John. The Tokyo Major War Crimes Trial: The Records of the International Military Tribunal for the Far East. Forthcoming from Edwin Mellen Press in June 2013


Forthcoming from CUP
27 May 2013

Lingen, Kerstin von. Allen Dulles, the OSS, and Nazi War Criminals: The Dynamics of Selective Prosecution. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in June 2013


Book review
26 May 2013

Stahel, David. Operation Typhoon: Hitler's March on Moscow, October 1941. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2013

Read our review


News from Pen & Sword
25 May 2013

Of the many books on Pen & Sword's schedule, here are some upcoming titles that caught our attention:

Check our Pen & Sword page for info about more of their new and forthcoming books.


Now available from University of Chicago
24 May 2013

Roberts, Mary Louise. What Soldiers Do: Sex and the American GI in World War II France. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013


In memoriam
24 May 2013

Boruch Spiegel—one of the last surviving veterans of the 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising—died on 9 May in Montreal at the age of 93.


Now available from Robert Hale
23 May 2013

Jefferson, David. Tobruk: A Raid Too Far. London: Robert Hale Publishing, 2013


Forthcoming from NIP
23 May 2013

Hone, Thomas C. The Battle of Midway: The Naval Institute Guide to the U.S. Navy's Greatest Victory. Forthcoming from Naval Institute Press in June 2013


News from the Netherlands
22 May 2013

Arnhem: A Few Vital Hours: The SS-Panzergrenadier-Ausbildungs und Ersatz-Battalion 16 at the Battle of Arnhem, September 1944 by Scott Revell, Bob Gerritsen, and Niall Cherry will be published by R.N. Sigmond on 22 June.


Now available from Scarecrow
21 May 2013

Mahoney, Kevin A. Fifteenth Air Force against the Axis: Combat Missions over Europe during World War II. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2013


Now available from Merriam
20 May 2013

Ippolito, Melanie Friscia. I'll Be Back When Summer's in the Meadow: A World War II Chronicle, volume 3, 1945-1946. Bennington, VT: Merriam Press, 2013


Forthcoming from McArthur
20 May 2013

Bercuson, David J. and Holger H. Herwig. Long Night of the Tankers: Hitler's War Against Caribbean Oil. Forthcoming from McArthur & Company in June 2013


Book review
19 May 2013

Rolf, David. The Bloody Road to Tunis: Destruction of the Axis Forces in North Africa: November 1942 - May 1943. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2001

Read our review


Now available from John Murray
18 May 2013

Tootal, Stuart. The Manner of Men: 9 Para's Heroic D-Day Mission. London: John Murray Publishers Ltd, 2013


Forthcoming from History Press
18 May 2013

Matthews, Peter. Sigint: The Secret History of Signals Intelligence in the World Wars. Forthcoming from The History Press in June 2013


News from McFarland
17 May 2013

Many thanks to our friends at McFarland & Company for notifying us that American Amphibious Gunboats in World War II: A History of LCI and LCS(L) Ships in the Pacific by Robin L. Rielly is now available.

Also on the schedule:


Now available from Little Brown
17 May 2013

Urban, Mark. The Tank War: The Men, the Machines and the Long Road to Victory. London: Little Brown and Company, 2013


Forthcoming from Wisconsin
16 May 2013

Howansky Reilly, Diana. Scattered: The Forced Relocation of Poland's Ukrainians after World War II. Forthcoming from University of Wisconsin Press in June 2013


Now available from Holt
15 May 2013

Atkinson, Rick. Liberation Trilogy, volume 3: The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2013


Forthcoming from Penguin
15 May 2013

Glass, Charles. The Deserters: A Hidden History of World War II. Forthcoming from Penguin Press in June 2013


Forthcoming from Zenith
14 May 2013

Bruning, John R. Battle for the North Atlantic: The Strategic Naval Campaign that Won World War II in Europe. Forthcoming from Zenith Press - Motorbooks - MBI in June 2013


Forthcoming from Fourth Estate
14 May 2013

Martin, Andrew. Flight By Elephant: The Untold Story of World War Two's Most Daring Jungle Rescue. Forthcoming from Fourth Estate in June 2013


T. Cadman
14 May 2013

Many thanks to T. Cadman WW2 Books for sending along a copy of printed "Catalogue #128" with 27 pages of primo titles for sale.


Now available from Kansas
13 May 2013

Barry, Steven Thomas. Battalion Commanders at War: U.S. Army Tactical Leadership in the Mediterranean Theater, 1942-1943. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2013


Forthcoming from Cornell
13 May 2013

Koshiro, Yukiko. Imperial Eclipse: Japan's Strategic Thinking about Continental Asia before August 1945. Forthcoming from Cornell University Press in June 2013


Book review
12 May 2013

Osborne, Richard E. World War II in Colonial Africa: The Death Knell of Colonialism. Indianapolis, IN: Riebel-Roque Publishing Company, 2001

Read our review


News from Casemate
11 May 2013

Our friends at Casemate have passed along some updates about their publication schedule:

Shanghai 1937: Stalingrad on the Yangtze by Peter Harmsen is now available.

Or Go Down in Flame: A Navigator's Death over Schweinfurt by W. Raymond Wood and The Tigers of Bastogne: Voices of the 10th Armored Division during the Battle of the Bulge by Michael Collins and Martin King will be published in June.

Hitler's Wave-Breaking Concept: An Analysis of the German End-Game in the Baltic, 1944-45 by Henrik Lunde and Behind the Lines: A Critical Survey of Special Operations in World War II by Michael Dilley will be published in July.

Casemate's schedule of releases for the second half of this year should be available by the end of this month.

Check our Casemate page for more information.


Now available from Little Brown
10 May 2013

Lineberry, Cate. The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines. New York: Little Brown and Company, 2013

Downing, Taylor. Night Raid: The True Story of the First Victorious British Para Raid of WW2. New York: Little Brown and Company, 2013


Forthcoming from Lyons Press
9 May 2013

Rand, Peter. Conspiracy of One: Tyler Kent's Secret Plot against FDR, Churchill, and the Allied War Effort. Forthcoming from Lyons Press in June 2013


Now available from Osprey
8 May 2013

The latest batch of releases from Osprey is now available:


Forthcoming from Ian Allan
8 May 2013

Boyd, Douglas. Normandy in the Time of Darkness: Everyday Life and Death in the French Channel Ports 1940-45. Forthcoming from Ian Allan Publishing in June 2013


Now available from Canada
7 May 2013

Tieke, Wilhelm. The Finnish Volunteer Battalion of the Waffen-SS. Winnipeg: J. J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc, 2013


Forthcoming from Bloomsbury
7 May 2013

Gilmour, John and Jill Stephenson (editors). Hitler's Scandinavian Legacy. Forthcoming from Bloomsbury in June 2013


Now available from Kentucky
6 May 2013

Willbanks, James H. (editor). Generals of the Army: Marshall, MacArthur, Eisenhower, Arnold, Bradley. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2013


Forthcoming from Michigan
6 May 2013

Goltermann, Svenja. War in Their Minds: German War Veterans and Their Experiences of Violence in the Second World War. Forthcoming from University of Michigan Press in June 2013


In memoriam
6 May 2013

Gordon Gayle—a highly decorated officer who served with 1st Marine Division on Guadalcanal, New Britain, and Peleliu, subsequently writing Bloody Beaches: The Marines at Peleliu and retiring as a brigadier general—died in Virginia on 21 April at the age of 95.


Book review
5 May 2013

Pallud, Jean Paul. The Desert War: Then and Now. London: After the Battle, 2013

Read our review


News from Sussex
4 May 2013

Our old friend Robert Forsyth at Tattered Flag tells us that Stalin's Claws: From the Purges to the Winter War: Red Army Operations before Barbarossa, 1937-1941 by E.R. Hooton has been published and is now available.


Now available from Harper
3 May 2013

Zuckoff, Mitchell. Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II. New York: Harper, 2013


Forthcoming from Yale
2 May 2013

Rubin, Barry. Nazis, Islamists, and the Making of the Modern Middle East. Forthcoming from Yale University Press in January 2014


Forthcoming from NIP
2 May 2013

Aboul-Enein, Youssef H. and Basil H. Aboul-Enein. The Secret War for the Middle East: The Influence of Axis and Allied Intelligence Operations during World War II. Forthcoming from Naval Institute Press in October 2013


Now available from Da Capo
2 May 2013

Harding, Stephen. The Last Battle: When U.S. and German Soldiers Joined Forces in the Waning Hours of World War II in Europe. New York: Da Capo Press, 2013


Forthcoming from Schiffer
1 May 2013

Luther, Craig W.H. Barbarossa Unleashed: The German Blitzkrieg through Central Russia to the Gates of Moscow, June - December 1941. Forthcoming from Schiffer Publishing Ltd in December 2013


Now available from Oklahoma
1 May 2013

McCaffrey, James M. Going for Broke: Japanese American Soldiers in the War against Nazi Germany. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2013

 

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