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Forthcoming from Osprey
31 December 2013

Forczyk, Robert. Where the Iron Crosses Grow: The Crimea 1941-44. Forthcoming from Osprey Publishing in September 2014


More recommendations
30 December 2013

Thanks to one of the latest new arrivals here, we've updated our Recommended Reading page to keep abreast of the books we think deserve extra attention.


Forthcoming from Arcturus
30 December 2013

Matthews, Rupert. Stalingrad: The Battle That Shattered Hitler's Dream of World Domination. Forthcoming from Arcturus Publishing Ltd in January 2014


Forthcoming from CUP
28 December 2013

Cambridge University Press has these two titles on the schedule for publication in January:


Now available from CreateSpace
27 December 2013

Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept of the Army. Order of Battle of the United States Army Ground Forces in World War II: Pacific Theater of Operations. Seattle, Washington: CreateSpace, 2013


Forthcoming from Basic
26 December 2013

Lochery, Neill. Brazil: The Fortunes of War: World War II and the Making of Modern Brazil. Forthcoming from Basic Books in June 2014


Forthcoming from Yale
25 December 2013

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


Now available from Zenith
24 December 2013

Zenith Press has recently published these two titles:


In memoriam
24 December 2013

Mikhail Kalashnikov—a Red Army soldier who was seriously wounded near Bryansk in 1941 and subsequently led the team that designed the AK-47 automatic rifle—died in Russia on 23 December at the age of 94.


Forthcoming from Abacus
23 December 2013

Malcolmson, Patricia and Robert Malcolmson. Women at the Ready: The Remarkable Story of the Women's Voluntary Services on the Home Front. Forthcoming from Abacus in January 2014


In memoriam
23 December 2013

Brigadier General John S. D. Eisenhower—son of Dwight D. Eisenhower and author of several books about World War II—died on 21 December in Maryland at the age of 91.


Book review
22 December 2013

Anglin, Douglas G. Free French Invasion: The St. Pierre and Miquelon Affaire of 1941. Calgary, Alberta: Penny Black Publishing, 1999

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Now available from UPK
21 December 2013

Daniels, Roger. The Japanese American Cases: The Rule of Law in Time of War. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2013


Forthcoming from Osprey
20 December 2013

Cox, Jeffrey. Rising Sun, Falling Skies: The Disastrous Java Sea Campaign of World War II. Forthcoming from Osprey Publishing in March 2014


News from Pen and Sword
19 December 2013

Among all the new books on the way from Pen and Sword, these caught our attention:

Check our Pen and Sword page for more info.


Now available from Kentucky
18 December 2013

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


Forthcoming from Stackpole
17 December 2013

Edwards, Robert. Scouts Out: A History of German Armored Reconnaissance Units in World War II. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in January 2014


Now available from Harvard
16 December 2013

Beorn, Waitman Wade. Marching into Darkness: The Wehrmacht and the Holocaust in Belarus. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013


Book review
15 December 2013

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

Read our review


Now available from Panzerwrecks
14 December 2013

MacDougall, Roddy and Darren Neely. Nurnberg's Panzer Factory: A Photographic Study. Monroe, NY: Panzerwrecks, 2013


Now available from U of Washington
13 December 2013

Hassing, Arne. Church Resistance to Nazism in Norway, 1940-1945. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2013


Forthcoming from Kentucky
12 December 2013

Pash, Sidney. The Currents of War: A New History of American-Japanese Relations, 1899-1941. Forthcoming from University Press of Kentucky in January 2014


News from Jack Didden
11 December 2013

Jack Didden tells us the very popular Autumn Gale: Schwere Heeres Panzerjaeger-Abteilung 559, Kampfgruppe Chill and the German Recovery in the Autumn of 1944, which sold out almost as soon as it was released, is being reprinted, and the new stock should be available in about a week.


Now available from FSG
11 December 2013

Richie, Alexandra. Warsaw 1944: Hitler, Himmler, and the Warsaw Uprising. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013


News from McFarland
10 December 2013

Our friends from North Carolina have announced a strong lineup of WWII titles for publication over the next few months, including these:

Check our McFarland page for details about these and more.


Forthcoming from Man U
9 December 2013

Evans, Bryce. Ireland During the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave. Forthcoming from Manchester University Press in January 2014


Recommended
9 December 2013

If you take a look at our Recommended Reading page, you'll see we've updated it again as we try to showcase some of the most important new books arriving here.


Book review
8 December 2013

Fischer, Bernd J. Albania at War, 1939-1945. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 1999

Read our review


News from Stalingrad
7 December 2013

It looks like the long-awaited third volume of the Stalingrad Trilogy by David Glantz and Jonathan House has transmogrified into three separate books, all due from UPK in the first half of next year:


War Diary
7 December 2013

Today seems like a perfect opportunity to remind everyone that our War Diary covers every date from 1 September 1939 through 2 September 1945 with more than 60,000 individual entries, and each entry links to all the relevant WWII-related books in our online database.


Now available from Grub Street
6 December 2013

We're told that Grub Street has released a pair of new books:


Now available from NIP
5 December 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. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2013


Now available from U of Rochester
4 December 2013

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


Forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin
3 December 2013

Hamilton, Nigel. The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941-1942. Forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin in May 2014


Now available from Yale
2 December 2013

Buckley, John. Monty's Men: The British Army and the Liberation of Europe. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2013


Recommended
2 December 2013

We've updated our Recommended Reading page, where we like to showcase titles deserving extra attention from readers.


Book review
1 December 2013

Stevens, David. U-Boat Far from Home: The Epic Voyage of U-862 to Australia and New Zealand. St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 1997

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