|News archive for December 2013|
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Forthcoming from Osprey
Forczyk, Robert. Where the Iron Crosses Grow: The Crimea 1941-44. Forthcoming from Osprey Publishing in September 2014
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
Matthews, Rupert. Stalingrad: The Battle That Shattered Hitler's Dream of World Domination. Forthcoming from Arcturus Publishing Ltd in January 2014
Forthcoming from CUP
Cambridge University Press has these two titles on the schedule for publication in January:
Now available from CreateSpace
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
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
Rubin, Barry. Nazis, Islamists, and the Making of the Modern Middle East. Forthcoming from Yale University Press in January 2014
Now available from Zenith
Zenith Press has recently published these two titles:
Mikhail Kalashnikova Red Army soldier who was seriously wounded near Bryansk in 1941 and subsequently led the team that designed the AK-47 automatic rifledied in Russia on 23 December at the age of 94.
Forthcoming from Abacus
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
Brigadier General John S. D. Eisenhowerson of Dwight D. Eisenhower and author of several books about World War IIdied on 21 December in Maryland at the age of 91.
Anglin, Douglas G. Free French Invasion: The St. Pierre and Miquelon Affaire of 1941. Calgary, Alberta: Penny Black Publishing, 1999
Now available from UPK
Daniels, Roger. The Japanese American Cases: The Rule of Law in Time of War. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2013
Forthcoming from Osprey
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
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
Mallett, Derek. Hitler's Generals in America: Nazi POWs and Allied Military Intelligence. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2013
Forthcoming from Stackpole
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
Beorn, Waitman Wade. Marching into Darkness: The Wehrmacht and the Holocaust in Belarus. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013
Gamble, Bruce. Target: Rabaul: The Allied Siege of Japan's Most Infamous Stronghold, March 1943 - August 1945. Minneapolis, MN: Zenith Press, 2013
Now available from Panzerwrecks
MacDougall, Roddy and Darren Neely. Nurnberg's Panzer Factory: A Photographic Study. Monroe, NY: Panzerwrecks, 2013
Now available from U of Washington
Hassing, Arne. Church Resistance to Nazism in Norway, 1940-1945. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2013
Forthcoming from Kentucky
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
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
Richie, Alexandra. Warsaw 1944: Hitler, Himmler, and the Warsaw Uprising. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013
News from McFarland
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
Evans, Bryce. Ireland During the Second World War: Farewell to Plato's Cave. Forthcoming from Manchester University Press in January 2014
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.
Fischer, Bernd J. Albania at War, 1939-1945. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 1999
News from Stalingrad
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:
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
We're told that Grub Street has released a pair of new books:
Now available from NIP
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
Cohen, Laurie R. Smolensk under the Nazis: Everyday Life in Occupied Russia. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2013
Forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin
Hamilton, Nigel. The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941-1942. Forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin in May 2014
Now available from Yale
Buckley, John. Monty's Men: The British Army and the Liberation of Europe. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2013
We've updated our Recommended Reading page, where we like to showcase titles deserving extra attention from readers.
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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