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Forthcoming from Manchester
28 February 2014

Brinson, Charmian and Richard Dove. A Matter of Intelligence: MI5 and the Surveillance of Anti-Nazi Refugees, 1933-50. Forthcoming from Manchester University Press in March 2014


Forthcoming from Tauris
27 February 2014

Winstone, Martin. The Dark Heart of Hitler's Europe: Nazi Rule in Poland Under the General Government. Forthcoming from I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd in March 2014


Now available from CUP
27 February 2014

Fennell, Jonathan. Combat and Morale in the North African Campaign: The Eighth Army and the Path to El Alamein. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2014


Forthcoming from Kansas
26 February 2014

Batvinis, Raymond. Hoover's Secret War against Axis Spies: FBI Counterespionage during World War II. Forthcoming from University Press of Kansas in March 2014


Forthcoming from MMP
26 February 2014

Kudlicka, Bohumir and Radoslaw Szewczyk. Prinz Eugen: The Story of 7 Freiwilligen Gebirgs Division 1942-1945. Forthcoming from MMP Books in March 2014


Now available from Yale
25 February 2014

Rubin, Barry and Wolfgang G. Schwanitz. Nazis, Islamists, and the Making of the Modern Middle East. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2014


Forthcoming from Osprey
25 February 2014

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


In memoriam
25 February 2014

Walter D. Ehlers—recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions in Normandy in June 1944 with the US 1st Infantry Division—died in California at the age of 92 on 20 February 2014.


News from Annapolis
24 February 2014

Naval Institute Press has a large and impressive array of new and reprint titles on the schedule for publication over the next few months, including these:

Check our NIP page for more information.


Book review
23 February 2014

Edwards, Robert with Michael H. Pruett and Michael Olive. Scouts Out: A History of German Armored Reconnaissance Units in World War II. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2013

Read our review


Self-Publisher
22 February 2014

We've added another self-publisher, Arve Robert Pisani, and his book, The Carentan Causeway, Normandy 1944, 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.


A book by any other name....
21 February 2014

The Bombers and the Bombed: Allied Air War Over Europe 1940-1945 by Richard Overy—the US edition of The Bombing War: Europe 1939-1945—has now been released by Viking.


Forthcoming from Tennessee
20 February 2014

Bruscino, Thomas A. A Nation Forged in War: How World War II Taught Americans to Get Along. Forthcoming from University of Tennessee Press in March 2014


News from Poland
19 February 2014

It looks like Waldemar and Gregor Trojca will be publishing their new book, Messerschmitt Me 321, Me 323 Gigant: Technical and Operational History, next month with more than 400 pages and more than 700 photographs.


Now available from Random House
18 February 2014

Kertzer, David I. The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe. New York: Random House, 2014


Self-Publisher
17 February 2014

We've added another self-publisher, Ludwig Leidig, and his book, Bombshell, 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.


Forthcoming from Basic
17 February 2014

Offley, Ed. The Burning Shore: How Hitler's U-Boats Brought World War II to America. Forthcoming from Basic Books in March 2014


Book review
16 February 2014

Levine, Alan J. The War against Rommel's Supply Lines, 1942-1943. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1999

Read our review


Now available from Little Brown
15 February 2014

Jacobsen, Annie. Operation Paperclip: The CIA's Secret Program to Bring Nazi Scientists to America. New York: Little Brown and Company, 2014


Recommended
14 February 2014

Praiseworthy new books continue to arrive here, so we've updated our Recommended Reading page with the latest titles which we think deserve some extra attention.


Forthcoming from Harvard
14 February 2014

Wasserstein, Bernard. The Ambiguity of Virtue: Gertrude van Tijn and the Fate of the Dutch Jews. Forthcoming from Harvard University Press in March 2014


Now available from McFarland
13 February 2014

Hedtke, James R. The Freckleton, England, Air Disaster: The B-24 Crash That Killed 38 Preschoolers and 23 Adults, August 23, 1944. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2014


News from Oregon
12 February 2014

Hellgate Press has notified us about their newly published WWII non-fiction:


Forthcoming from Oklahoma
11 February 2014

Rylko-Bauer, Barbara. A Polish Doctor in the Nazi Camps: My Mother's Memories of Imprisonment, Immigration, and a Life Remade. Forthcoming from University of Oklahoma Press in March 2014


Now available from Spellmount
10 February 2014

Harris, John and Richard Wilbourn. Rudolf Hess: The Last Word: A New Technical Analysis of the Hess Flight, May 1941. Staplehurst, UK: Spellmount Ltd, 2014


Book review
9 February 2014

Joly, Anton. Stalingrad Battle Atlas, volume 1: September 13 - October 13 1942. Stal Data Publications, 2013

Read our review


Sortable book reviews
9 February 2014

We've opened a new sortable book reviews page allowing visitors to sort our (increasingly lengthy) list of book reviews by newest first, oldest first, author, and title.


Forthcoming from Penguin
8 February 2014

Twigg, Reg. Survivor on the River Kwai: The Incredible Story of Life on The Burma Railway. Forthcoming from Penguin Press in March 2014


In memoriam
8 February 2014

Ernest C. James—who served with the US 238th Engineer Combat Battalion, landed in Normandy, and retired as a major—died on 2 February in California at the age of 93.


Now available from Casemate
7 February 2014

Poyser, Terry and Bill Brown. Fighting Fox Company: The Battling Flank of the Band of Brothers. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2014


News from William Bartsch
6 February 2014

Author Bill Bartsch tells us his next book, Victory Fever on Guadalcanal: Japan's First Land Defeat of World War II, is being edited and he expects it will be published by Texas A&M later this year.


Recommended
6 February 2014

We've updated our Recommended Reading page, as we like to do occasionally, with the latest titles which we think deserve some extra attention.


Forthcoming from Fonthill
6 February 2014

Cull, Brian. Blenheims Over Greece and Crete: RAF and Greek Blenheims in Action 1940-1941. Forthcoming from Fonthill Media Limited in March 2014


News from Rob Rielly
5 February 2014

Author Robin Rielly sends this info about his current project:

"My next book will be about river warfare in Vietnam from 1945 to 1975. It touches on events at the very end of WWII in Indochina, but is not specifically about WWII."


Forthcoming from Bloomsbury
5 February 2014

Leigh, Michael. The Evacuation of Civilians from Burma: Analysing the 1942 Colonial Disaster. Forthcoming from Bloomsbury in June 2014


Forthcoming from Clarendon
4 February 2014

Echternkamp, Jorg. Germany and the Second World War, volume 9, part 2: German Wartime Society, 1939-1945: Exploitation, Interpretations, Exclusion. Forthcoming from Clarendon Press in March 2014


Now available from Tauris
3 February 2014

Jangfeldt, Bengt. The Hero of Budapest: The Triumph and Tragedy of Raoul Wallenberg. London: I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd, 2014


In memoriam
3 February 2014

Art Cader—a B-24 pilot who flew more than 40 combat missions in the Pacific with the US 5th Bombardment Group—died in California on 31 January at the age of 92.


Forthcoming from H&C
3 February 2014

Gaujac, Paul. Les Goums, 1941-1945. Forthcoming from Histoire & Collections in March 2014


Book review
2 February 2014

Bimberg, Edward L. The Moroccan Goums: Tribal Warriors in a Modern War. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999

Read our review


Now available from Stal Data Publications
1 February 2014

Joly, Anton. Stalingrad Battle Atlas, volume 1: September 13 - October 13 1942. Stal Data Publications, 2013

 

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