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Forthcoming from Tauris
30 April 2014

Redford, Duncan. A History of the Royal Navy: World War II. Forthcoming from I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd in May 2014


Now available from Helion
29 April 2014

Savaga, Robin. D-Day: The Last of the Liberators: Some of the Last Veterans of the Normandy Landings Retrace Their Steps Seventy Years Later. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2014


Forthcoming from Amberley
29 April 2014

O'Connor, Bernard. Churchill's Angels: How Britain's Women Secret Agents Changed the Course of the Second World War. Forthcoming from Amberley Publishing in May 2014


Recommended
28 April 2014

We've updated our Recommended Reading page to reflect some of the latest titles we consider worthy of extra attention from those who read books about World War II.


Forthcoming from Bantam
28 April 2014

Davis, Wes. The Ariadne Objective: The Underground War to Rescue Crete from the Nazis. Forthcoming from Bantam Press in May 2014


Forthcoming from Palgrave
28 April 2014

Crossland, James. Britain and the International Committee of the Red Cross, 1939-1945. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company in May 2014


Book review
27 April 2014

Carafano, James Jay. After D-Day: Operation Cobra and the Normandy Breakout. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2000

Read our review


Now available from Hodder
26 April 2014

Carter, Eric and Anthony Loveless. Force Benedict: Churchill's Secret Mission to Save Stalin. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2014


Forthcoming from Westholme
25 April 2014

Schultz, Duane. Evans Carlson, Marine Raider: The Man Who Commanded America's First Special Forces. Forthcoming from Westholme Publishing in May 2014


Forthcoming from Osprey
25 April 2014

Tillman, Barrett. US Marine Corps Fighter Squadrons of World War II. Forthcoming from Osprey Publishing in May 2014


Forthcoming from Atria
24 April 2014

Mayo, Jonathan. D-Day: Minute by Minute. Forthcoming from Atria Books in May 2014


Now available from Basic
23 April 2014

Perry, Mark. The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur. New York: Basic Books, 2014


Now available from Harper
23 April 2014

Morris, Seymour. Supreme Commander: MacArthur's Triumph in Japan. New York: Harper, 2014


Forthcoming from Pluto
23 April 2014

Bambery, Chris. The Second World War: A Marxist History. Forthcoming from Pluto Press in May 2014


Now available from OUP
22 April 2014

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


Forthcoming from Chicago
21 April 2014

Roberts, Mary Louise. D-Day Through French Eyes: Normandy 1944. Forthcoming from University of Chicago Press in May 2014


Forthcoming from H&S
21 April 2014

Arthur, Max. The Silent Day: A Landmark Oral History of D-Day on the Home Front. Forthcoming from Hodder & Stoughton in May 2014


Book review
20 April 2014

Scalia, Joseph M. Germany's Last Mission to Japan: The Failed Voyage of U-234. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2000

Read our review


Now available from Helion
19 April 2014

Barratt, Stephen. Zhitomir-Berdichev: German Operations West of Kiev, 24 December 1943-31 January 1944, volume 2. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2014


Forthcoming from Dundurn
19 April 2014

Bryden, John. Fighting to Lose: How the German Secret Intelligence Service Helped the Allies Win the Second World War. Forthcoming from Dundurn Group in May 2014


News from Down Under
18 April 2014

We've received a handsome hardcover copy of the very nice Carrier Attack: Darwin 1942: The Complete Guide to Australia's Own Pearl Harbor by Dr. Tom Lewis and Peter Ingman, published by Avonmore Books late last year in Australia. Definitely worth a look.


Forthcoming from Zenith
18 April 2014

Morgan, Martin K. A. Americans on D-Day: A Photographic History of the Normandy Invasion. Forthcoming from Zenith Press in May 2014


Now available from UPK
17 April 2014

Batvinis, Raymond. Hoover's Secret War against Axis Spies: FBI Counterespionage during World War II. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2014


News from OUP
16 April 2014

We're told Oxford University Press has three titles due for release in the near future:


Now available from Bloomsbury
15 April 2014

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


Forthcoming from Tennessee
14 April 2014

Patterson, Robert P. Arming the Nation for War: Mobilization, Supply, and the American War Effort in World War II. Forthcoming from University of Tennessee Press in May 2014


News from Panzerwrecks
12 April 2014

Bill Auerbach tells us—thanks very much—that Panzerwrecks will be releasing a new title at the end of this month, plus another new title at the end of May:


Update from Kansas-on-the-Volga
11 April 2014

Here's the latest word from University Press of Kansas about the new titles from Col. David Glantz:

"The Stalingrad Trilogy, volume 3: Endgame at Stalingrad, book one: November 1942 is in [our] warehouse and available for purchase. Book Two and also the Companion Guide are now due out the first week of May."


Now available from Wisconsin
11 April 2014

Vansina, Jan. Through the Day, Through the Night: A Flemish Belgian Boyhood and World War II. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2014


Forthcoming from Hong Kong
11 April 2014

Luard, Tim. Escape from Hong Kong: Admiral Chan Chak's Christmas Day Dash, 1941. Forthcoming from Hong Kong University Press in May 2014


News from Osprey
10 April 2014

Hey, they just keep rolling off the printing press, and here are some of the newest. Keep 'em coming!


Now available from Basic
9 April 2014

Kaiser, David. No End Save Victory: How FDR Led the Nation into War. New York: Basic Books, 2014


News from John Domagalski
8 April 2014

Author John Domagalski has notified us—thanks very much—that his new book, Into the Dark Water: The Story of Three Officers and PT-109, is scheduled for publication by Casemate later this month.


Forthcoming from Berkley
7 April 2014

Mair, Michael and Joy Waldron. Kaiten: Japan's Secret Manned Suicide Submarine And the First American Ship It Sank in WWII. Forthcoming from Berkley in May 2014


Book review
6 April 2014

Alvarez, David. Secret Messages: Codebreaking and American Diplomacy, 1930-1945. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2000

Read our review


News from Canada
5 April 2014

J.J. Fedorowicz sends word that The Crimean Campaigns, 1941-1944 by Wilhelm Tieke should be ready to go before the end of this month.


Forthcoming from Skyhorse
4 April 2014

Swanston, Alex. The Atlas of Special Operations of World War II. Forthcoming from Skyhorse Publishing in May 2014


Now available from Schiffer
3 April 2014

Kiehl, Heinz. Kampfgeschwader 53 Legion Condor: The Complete History of KG 53 in World War II. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2014


Now available from McFarland
3 April 2014

Geiger, Jeffrey E. Camp Cooke and Vandenberg Air Force Base, 1941-1966: From Armor and Infantry Training to Space and Missile Launches. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2014


Forthcoming from Faber
2 April 2014

Bailey, Roderick. Target Italy: The Secret War Against Mussolini 1940-1943. Forthcoming from Faber and Faber in May 2014


Now available from Manchester
1 April 2014

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

 

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