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Now available from Icon
Padfield, Peter. Hess, Hitler and Churchill: The Real Turning Point of the Second World War: A Secret History. London: Icon Books Ltd, 2013
Printed "Catalogue Code QN" for autumn/winter 2013 arrived here from The Military History Bookshop, packed as always with high-quality military titles including a large selection of WWII books.
Forthcoming from H & C
Gaujac, Paul. Les Goums, 1941-1945. Forthcoming from Histoire & Collections in November 2013
Now available from John Murray
Cooper, Artemis. Cairo in the War 1939-1945. London: John Murray Publishers Ltd, 2013
Forthcoming from CUP
Buchanan, Andrew. American Grand Strategy in the Mediterranean during World War II. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in November 2013
Forthcoming from Schiffer
Gassend, Jean-Loup. Operation Dragoon: Autopsy of a Battle: The Allied Liberation of the French Riviera August-September 1944. Forthcoming from Schiffer Publishing Ltd in November 2013
Now available from Helion
Szamveber, Norbert. Days of Battle: Armoured Operations North of the River Danube, Hungary 1944-45. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2013
Forthcoming from Tauris
Morewood, Steven. Defending Greece against Nazi Germany: Diplomacy, Strategy and the Eden Dill Mission in World War Two. Forthcoming from I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd in November 201
Now available from Casemate
Stout, Jay A. Unsung Eagles: True Stories of America's Citizen Airmen in the Skies of World War II. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2013
News from Pen & Sword
Among the books on the production schedule in Barnsley for publication in November, we note these in particular:
Now available from HMH
Lower, Wendy. Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013
As we're wont to do when we receive an important new book, we've updated our Recommended Reading page.
Forthcoming from Yale
Buckley, John. Monty's Men: The British Army and the Liberation of Europe. Forthcoming from Yale University Press in November 2013
Chorley, W. R. Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War, volume 1: 1939-1940. Hersham, Surrey: Classic, 2013. Second edition.
Now available from Basic
Farmelo, Graham. Churchill's Bomb: How the United States Overtook Britain in the First Nuclear Arms Race. New York: Basic Books, 2013
Now available from Stackpole
Zaloga, Steve. The Devil's Garden: Rommel's Desperate Defense of Omaha Beach on D-Day. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2013
Forthcoming from Verso
Pavone, Claudio. A Civil War: A History Of The Italian Resistance. Forthcoming from Verso in November 2013
News from Osprey
Osprey Publishing continues to produce a steady stream of new titles, including these recent arrivals:
Now available from Texas
Lacey, Sharon Tosi. Pacific Blitzkrieg: World War II in the Central Pacific. Denton, TX: University of North Texas Press, 2013
News from Jack Didden
Regarding Autumn Gale from De Zwaardvisch, author Jack Didden tells us "We are fast, and I mean really fast, running out of copies." Apparently no decision has been made about a reprint at this time.
Forthcoming from Black Dog & Leventhal
Overy, Richard (editor). The New York Times: Complete World War II, 1939-1945: All the Coverage from the Battlefields and the Home Front. Forthcoming from Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers in November 2013
Now available from Prometheus
Deschner, Karlheinz. God and the Fascists: The Vatican Alliance with Mussolini, Franco, Hitler, and Pavelic. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2013
Forthcoming from Vallentine Mitchell
Sugarman, Martin. Under the Heel of Bushido: Last Voices of the Jewish POWs of the Japanese in the Second World War. Forthcoming from Vallentine Mitchell Publishers in November 2013
Brown, John Sloan. Draftee Division: The 88th Infantry Division in World War II. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1998.
News from Zenith
Our sources inform us Zenith Press has these three new WWII titles on the schedule for November:
SS Hauptsturmfuehrer Erich Priebkecondemned to life imprisonment in 1998 for his role in the Ardeatine caves massacredied in Rome on 11 October at the age of 100.
It's been awhile since we received a book that wowed us to this extent, so we've updated our Recommended Reading page to showcase the latest title that we believe deserves an extra measure of attention.
Now available from Seaforth / Pen & Sword
Haarr, Geirr H. The Gathering Storm: The Naval War in 1939. Barnsley, UK: Seaforth / Pen & Sword, 2013
Forthcoming from Bloomsbury
Haslop, Dennis. Britain, Germany and the Battle of the Atlantic: A Comparative Study. Forthcoming from Bloomsbury in November 2013
Forthcoming from Crown
Davis, Wes. The Ariadne Objective: The Underground War to Rescue Crete from the Nazis. Forthcoming from Crown in November 2013
Now available from Classic
Chorley, W. R. Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War, volume 1: 1939-1940. Hersham, Surrey: Classic, 2013. (Revised and expanded edition)
Forthcoming from FSG
Richie, Alexandra. Warsaw 1944: Hitler, Himmler, and the Warsaw Uprising. Forthcoming from Farrar, Straus and Giroux in November 2013
Now available from Australia
Mark, Jason D. Into Oblivion: Kharkov to Stalingrad: The Story of Pionier-Bataillon 305. Sydney: Leaping Horseman Books, 2013
We've added another self-publisher, Searchlight Battalion Publishing, and their book, The 224th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Searchlight Battalion: A WWII Unit History, 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.
Vo Nguyen Giapone of the early leaders of resistance against the Japanese occupation of Indochina, and subsequently the mastermind of victory against the French and Americans in Vietnamdied in Hanoi on 4 October at the age of 102.
Now available from Schiffer
MacLean, French L. Stalingrad: The Death of the German Sixth Army on the Volga, 1942-1943. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2013
Now available from Casemate
Dilley, Michael. Behind the Lines: A Critical Survey of Special Operations in World War II. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2013
News from Spellmount
It looks like Spellmount has scheduled two new WWII titles for release next month:
Now available from Indiana
Grabowski, Jan. Hunt for the Jews: Betrayal and Murder in German-Occupied Poland. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2013
Forthcoming from Michigan
Jorgensen-Earp, Cheryl R. Discourse and Defiance under Nazi Occupation: Guernsey, Channel Islands, 1940-1945. Forthcoming from Michigan State University Press in November 2013
Now available from Penguin
Buruma, Ian. Year Zero: A History of 1945. London: Penguin Press, 2013
It looks like the second volume of A History of the Mediterranean Air War, 1940-1945 by Christopher Shorespreviously scheduled for release this monthhas been delayed until April 2014.
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