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Now available from OUP
31 January 2014

Suss, Dietmar. Death from the Skies: How the British and Germans Survived Bombing in World War II. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014


Forthcoming from CUP
30 January 2014

Buchanan, Andrew. American Grand Strategy in the Mediterranean during World War II. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in February 2014


News from Jack Didden
29 January 2014

Jack Didden—co-author of the very popular and critically acclaimed Autumn Gale - Herbststurm—tells us his next project will be a history of Kampfgruppe Walther. "Far less lengthy!" he adds.


Forthcoming from Tauris
29 January 2014

Trevor-Roper, Hugh R. The Third Reich: On the Rise and Fall of Nazi Germany. Forthcoming from I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd in February 2014


News from Pen and Sword
28 January 2014

Among many books on the production schedule, these caught our attention:


Now available from Kentucky
27 January 2014

Pash, Sidney. The Currents of War: A New History of American-Japanese Relations, 1899-1941. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2014


Book review
26 January 2014

Didden, Jack and Maarten Swarts. Autumn Gale - Herbststurm. Drunen, Netherlands: De Zwaardvisch, 2013

Read our review


Forthcoming from Bloomsbury
25 January 2014

Bennett, G.H. The RAF's French Foreign Legion, 1940-45: De Gaulle, the British and the Re-Emergence of French Airpower. Forthcoming from Bloomsbury in February 2014


Now available from Casemate
24 January 2014

Bagdonas, Raymond. The Devil's General: The Life of Hyazinth Strachwitz, the Panzer Graf. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2014


News from Schiffer
23 January 2014

The folks at Schiffer Publishing have these WWII titles on the schedule for publication next month:


Now available from OUP
22 January 2014

Hett, Benjamin Carter. Burning the Reichstag: An Investigation into the Third Reich's Enduring Mystery. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014


Forthcoming from UNTP
21 January 2014

Marcello, Ronald E. Small Town America in World War II: War Stories from Wrightsville, Pennsylvania. Forthcoming from University of North Texas Press in April 2014


Now available from Helion
20 January 2014

Stenge, Csaba B. Baptism of Fire: The First Combat Experiences of the Royal Hungarian Air Force and Slovak Air Force, March 1939. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2014


In memoriam
20 January 2014

Hiroo Onoda—a lieutenant in the Japanese Army who remained on duty in the jungle on an island in the Philippines before emerging in 1974—died in Japan on 16 January at the age of 91.


Book review
19 January 2014

Mansoor, Peter R. The GI Offensive in Europe: The Triumph of American Infantry Divisions, 1941-1945. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1999

Read our review


Now available from Stackpole
18 January 2014

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


In memoriam
18 January 2014

Joseph Sheeks—who served aboard USN destroyer Monaghan at Pearl Harbor when it sank an IJN midget submarine—died in California on 10 January at the age of 96.


Forthcoming from Routledge
17 January 2014

Zimmerman, David. World War Two. Forthcoming from Routledge in February 2014


Now available from McFarland
16 January 2014

Lepage, Jean-Denis. An Illustrated Dictionary of the Third Reich. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2014


Forthcoming from Yale
15 January 2014

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


Now available from Kagero
14 January 2014

Polish publisher Kagero distributes these titles through Casemate in the US:


Forthcoming from Little Brown
13 January 2014

Jacobsen, Annie. Operation Paperclip: The CIA's Secret Program to Bring Nazi Scientists to America. Forthcoming from Little Brown and Company in February 2014


Editor's Choice awards for 2013
12 January 2014

This month marks the fifteenth annual Stone & Stone Second World War Books selection of new releases for our Editor's Choice awards, aka the "Stonies," as the best books of the year. Here are the winners of the Stonies for 2013.


Now available from McFarland
11 January 2014

Grieve, William. The American Military Mission to China, 1941-1942: Lend-Lease Logistics, Politics and the Tangles of Wartime Cooperation. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2014


Forthcoming from McArthur & Company
10 January 2014

Bercuson, David J. and Holger H. Herwig. Long Night of the Tankers: Hitler's War Against Caribbean Oil. Forthcoming from McArthur & Company in February 2014


Now available from History Press
9 January 2014

Alderson, G. L. D. Cap Badges of the British Army, 1939 - 1945. Stroud, UK: The History Press, 2014


Forthcoming from OUP
9 January 2014

Kertzer, David I. The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in February 2014


Now available from Columbia
8 January 2014

Hoare, Marko Attila. The Bosnian Muslims in the Second World War: A History. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014


News from Savas Beatie
7 January 2014

The fine folks at Savas Beatie tell us German Ground Forces of World War II: Complete Orders of Battle for Army Groups, Armies, Army Corps, and Other Commands of the Wehrmacht and Waffen SS by McCroden and Nutter, after much delay, has been tentatively scheduled for publication in May.


In memoriam
7 January 2014

Jerry Coleman—a USMC pilot who flew combat missions in WWII and Korea, played baseball for the New York Yankees, and subsequently enjoyed a long career as a baseball broadcaster—died 5 January in California at the age of 89.


Now available from Stackpole
6 January 2014

Wood, Michael. Tigers of the Death's Head: SS Totenkopf Division's Tiger Company. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2013


Cadman
6 January 2014

The mailman has delivered to us printed "Catalogue #132" from T. Cadman WW2 Books with a wide assortment of topnotch titles for sale.


Book review
5 January 2014

Beyer, Kenneth M. Q-Ships versus U-Boats: America's Secret Project. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1999

Read our review


News from RZM
4 January 2014

Remy Spezzano tells us RZM's newest book, PK Cameraman No. 1: Panzerjaeger in the West 1944, has arrived at the warehouse and will be available next week.


Forthcoming from NIP
3 January 2014

Russell, David Lee. The War Begins: The Navy's Early Carrier Raids, February-May 1942. Forthcoming from Naval Institute Press in May 2014


Now available from Knopf Canada
2 January 2014

O'Keefe, David. One Day in August: The Untold Story Behind Canada's Tragedy at Dieppe. Toronto: Knopf Canada, 2013


Book statistics
1 January 2014

For the beginning of the new year we present a compilation of statistics from Stone & Stone showing the most popular books, authors, publishers, and subjects for the year 2013.

 

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