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Book review
30 June 2013

Waddell, Steve R. United States Army Logistics: The Normandy Campaign, 1944. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994

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Now available from Kansas
29 June 2013

Sander, Gordon F. The Hundred Day Winter War: Finland's Gallant Stand against the Soviet Army. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2013


Forthcoming from Bloomsbury
29 June 2013

Klein, Maury. Call to Arms: Mobilizing America for World War II. Forthcoming from Bloomsbury in July 2013


Forthcoming from Doubleday
29 June 2013

Ham, Paul. Sandakan: The Harrowing Story of the Borneo Death Marches of 1944/5. Forthcoming from Doubleday in July 2013


Recommendations
28 June 2013

Check our newly updated Recommended Reading page for our latest suggestions about books we find especially worthwhile.


Forthcoming from U of Washington
28 June 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 Helion
27 June 2013

Lopukhovsky, Lev. The Viaz'ma Catastrophe, 1941: The Red Army's Disastrous Stand against Operation Typhoon. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2013


Forthcoming from OUP
26 June 2013

Hartmann, Christian. Operation Barbarossa: Nazi Germany's War in the East, 1941-1945. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in July 2013


Forthcoming from Zenith
26 June 2013

Camp, Dick. Shadow Warriors: The Untold Stories of American Special Operations During WWII. Forthcoming from Zenith Press in July 2013


News from Helion
25 June 2013

Adding to a publication schedule already loaded with a backlog of WWII titles, the fine folks at Helion tell us they have five more books due for release between August and December:


Now available, coming soon
24 June 2013

China's War with Japan, 1937-1945: The Struggle for Survival by Rana Mitter is now available from Allen Lane in the UK. The US edition, Forgotten Ally: China's World War II, 1937-1945, will be available from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in September.


Forthcoming from Casemate
24 June 2013

Lunde, Henrik O. Hitler's Wave-Breaking Concept: An Analysis of the German End-Game in the Baltic, 1944-45. Forthcoming from Casemate in July 2013


Now available from McFarland
22 June 2013

Celt, Marek. Parachuting into Poland, 1944: Memoir of a Secret Mission with Jozef Retinger. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2013


Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan
22 June 2013

Guerrazzi, Amedeo Osti. The Italian Army in Slovenia: Strategies of Antipartisan Repression, 1941-1943. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company in July 2013


News from Australia
21 June 2013

We're pleased to hear from Jason Mark that his new book, Into Oblivion: Kharkov to Stalingrad: The Story of Pionier-Bataillon 305 (the original working title was "Nine Months to Destruction"), is scheduled for publication in August.

He further writes: "For those of you who own Island of Fire, this book is essentially a 'prequel' because it covers the fighting in the Barrikady Gun Factory from 16 October to 10 November 1942 in great detail."


Now available from Kansas
20 June 2013

Ellis, Frank. The Stalingrad Cauldron: Inside the Encirclement and Destruction of the 6th Army. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2013


Now available from Lyons
19 June 2013

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


Forthcoming from Quercus
19 June 2013

Lyman, Robert. Into the Jaws of Death: The True Story of the Legendary Raid on Saint-Nazaire. Forthcoming from Quercus Publishing in July 2013


News from Texas
18 June 2013

The Texas Book Consortium has announced several new and reprint items due later this year, including these titles:


Now available from Penguin
17 June 2013

Glass, Charles. The Deserters: A Hidden History of World War II. New York: Penguin Press, 2013


Book review
16 June 2013

Hone, Thomas C. (editor). The Battle of Midway: The Naval Institute Guide to the U.S. Navy's Greatest Victory. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2013

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For your reading pleasure
15 June 2013

We've updated our Recommended Reading page with the latest suggestions about books that deserve extra attention.


Forthcoming from Hodder & Stoughton
15 June 2013

Seymour-Jones, Carole. She Landed By Moonlight: The Story of Secret Agent Pearl Witherington: The Real Charlotte Gray. Forthcoming from Hodder & Stoughton in July 2013


Now available from Zenith
14 June 2013

Bruning, John R. Battle for the North Atlantic: The Strategic Naval Campaign that Won World War II in Europe. Minneapolis, MN: Zenith Press, 2013


Forthcoming from Penguin
13 June 2013

Fullilove, Michael. Rendezvous with Destiny: How Franklin D. Roosevelt and Five Extraordinary Men Took America into the War and into the World. Forthcoming from Penguin Press in July 2013


Now available from Cornell
12 June 2013

Koshiro, Yukiko. Imperial Eclipse: Japan's Strategic Thinking about Continental Asia before August 1945. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2013


News from Grub Street
11 June 2013

The kind folks at Grub Street sent along some updated information (including a dust jacket) about A History of the Mediterranean Air War, 1940-1945, volume two: North African Desert, February 1942 - March 1943 by Christopher Shores and crew. The book is currently scheduled for publication in October and is expected to span 560 pages.


Forthcoming from Dalton Watson
11 June 2013

Styles, David G. The Tuskegee Airmen and Beyond: The Road to Equality. Forthcoming from Dalton Watson in July 2013


Now available from Casemate
10 June 2013

Collins, Michael and Martin King. The Tigers of Bastogne: Voices of the 10th Armored Division during the Battle of the Bulge. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2013


Book review
9 June 2013

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

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News from Kentucky
8 June 2013

University Press of Kentucky has announced two new titles for publication in December and January:


Self-Publisher
7 June 2013

We've added another self-publisher, Cross Mountain, and their book, Unbroken Line: The 51st Engineer Combat Battalion from Normandy to Munich, to our Directory of Self-Publishers.

If you've self-published a military-related title about World War II, especially if you're a veteran writing about your wartime experiences, please send us information so we can add you to the Directory.


Now available from Osprey
6 June 2013

Buttar, Prit. Between Giants: The Battle for the Baltics in World War II. Botley, UK: Osprey Publishing, 2013


Now available from NIP
5 June 2013

Hone, Thomas C. (editor). The Battle of Midway: The Naval Institute Guide to the U.S. Navy's Greatest Victory. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2013


Forthcoming from Random House
4 June 2013

Showalter, Dennis. Armor and Blood: The Battle of Kursk: The Turning Point of World War II. Forthcoming from Random House in August 2013


Railroad news
3 June 2013

Author Michael Williams alerts us—thanks very much—that his new book, Steaming to Victory: How Britain's Railways Won the War, is now available.


Book review
2 June 2013

Ellis, John. World War II: A Statistical Survey. New York: Facts on File, 1993

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Now available from Ian Allan
1 June 2013

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

 

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