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News from Osprey
30 November 2013

The folks from Botley have stocked the shelves with their latest batch of releases:

In memoriam
30 November 2013

USN veteran Jack Gardo—last surviving crewman of PT-157, which rescued John F. Kennedy and the crew of PT-109 in 1943—died on 27 November in South Carolina at the age of 87.

Forthcoming from Schiffer
29 November 2013

Dalet, David. The Jeep: History of a World War II Legend. Forthcoming from Schiffer Publishing Ltd in December 2013

News from McFarland
28 November 2013

McFarland & Company of North Carolina has now released Benjamin Ferencz: Nuremberg Prosecutor and Peace Advocate by Tom Hofmann. In addition, McFarland plans to release these titles in December:

Forthcoming from Routledge
27 November 2013

Benedict, Susan and Linda Shields. Nurses in Nazi Germany: The Nazi Euthanasia Program. Forthcoming from Routledge in December 2013

Forthcoming from Vallentine Mitchell
27 November 2013

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 December 2013

Now available from Tauris
26 November 2013

Crowhurst, Patrick. Hitler and Czechoslovakia in World War II: Domination and Retaliation. London: I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd, 2013

Forthcoming from CUP
25 November 2013

Buchanan, Andrew. American Grand Strategy in the Mediterranean during World War II. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in December 2013

In memoriam
25 November 2013

Mavis Batey—who worked as a codebreaker at Bletchley Park during the war and subsequently wrote a biography of Dillwyn Knox—died on 12 November at the age of 92.

Book reviews
24 November 2013

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

MacLean, French L. Stalingrad: The Death of the German Sixth Army on the Volga, 1942-1943. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2013

Read our review

News from Helion
23 November 2013

The folks at Helion have announced that David Schranck's new book, Thunder at Prokhorovka: A Combat History of Operation Citadel, Kursk, July 1943, is now available.

Forthcoming from FSG
23 November 2013

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

Now available from Man U
22 November 2013

Ollerenshaw, Philip. Northern Ireland in the Second World War: Politics, Economic Mobilisation and Society, 1939-45. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2013

Forthcoming from Kentucky
21 November 2013

Mallett, Derek. Hitler's Generals in America: Nazi POWs and Allied Military Intelligence. Forthcoming from University Press of Kentucky in December 2013

Now available from Zenith
20 November 2013

Gamble, Bruce. Target: Rabaul: The Allied Siege of Japan's Most Infamous Stronghold, March 1943 - August 1945. Minneapolis, MN: Zenith Press, 2013

Forthcoming from OUP
19 November 2013

Laub, Thomas J. After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in December 2013

Now available from Oklahoma
18 November 2013

Hargreaves, Andrew. Special Operations in World War II: British and American Irregular Warfare. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2013

Forthcoming from UWP
16 November 2013

Hassing, Arne. Church Resistance to Nazism in Norway, 1940-1945. Forthcoming from University of Washington Press in December 2013

Forthcoming from History Press
15 November 2013

Ellis, John. Blackpool at War: A History of the Fylde Coast During the Second World War. Forthcoming from The History Press in December 2013

Now available from Bloomsbury
14 November 2013

Haslop, Dennis. Britain, Germany and the Battle of the Atlantic: A Comparative Study. London: Bloomsbury, 2013

Forthcoming from URP
13 November 2013

Cohen, Laurie R. Smolensk under the Nazis: Everyday Life in Occupied Russia. Forthcoming from University of Rochester Press in December 2013

In memoriam
13 November 2013

US Army veteran John "Bud" Hawk—recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions in France in August 1944—died in Wisconsin on 4 November at the age of 89.

News from Panzerwrecks
12 November 2013

Bill Auerbach of Panzerwrecks tells us their next title, Nurnberg's Panzer Factory: A Photographic Study, should be available toward the end of December.

Now available from BD & L
11 November 2013

Overy, Richard (editor). The New York Times Complete World War II, 1939-1945: All the Coverage from the Battlefields and the Home Front. New York: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2013

Book review
10 November 2013

Balkoski, Joseph. Beyond the Beachhead: The 29th Infantry Division in Normandy. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1999

Read our review

Forthcoming from OUP
9 November 2013

Symonds, Craig L. Neptune: The Allied Invasion of Europe and the D-Day Landings. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in May 2014

Forthcoming from The History Press
8 November 2013

Wragg, David. Operation Neptune: The Prelude to D-Day. Forthcoming from The History Press in May 2014

Forthcoming from Fonthill Media Limited
8 November 2013

Edwards, Kenneth. Operation Neptune. Forthcoming from Fonthill Media Limited in December 2013

Now available from Toronto
7 November 2013

Courteaux, Oliver. Canada between Vichy and Free France, 1940-1945. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2013

Forthcoming from Stackpole
6 November 2013

Wood, Michael. Tigers of the Death's Head: SS Totenkopf Division's Tiger Company. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in December 2013

Now available from McFarland
5 November 2013

Rosinski, Jan with Richard Hile. The Warsaw Underground: A Memoir of Resistance, 1939-1945. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2013

5 November 2013

The mailman has delivered to us printed "Catalogue #131" from T. Cadman WW2 Books with a wide assortment of topnotch titles for sale.

4 November 2013

We've sorted through the big stack of recently arrived books, identified the creme de la creme, and updated our Recommended Reading page.

Now available from Osprey
4 November 2013

McNab, Chris (editor). Hitler's Elite: The SS 1939-45. Botley, UK: Osprey Publishing, 2013

Book review
3 November 2013

Kiesling, Eugenia C. Arming Against Hitler: France and the Limits of Military Planning. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1996

Read our review

Forthcoming from Regnery
2 November 2013

Tillman, Barrett. Forgotten Fifteenth: The Daring Mission to Destroy Hitler's Oil Empire. Forthcoming from Regnery Publishing, Inc in May 2014

Now available from Knopf
1 November 2013

Hotta, Eri. Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2013


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