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On shelves soon
30 August 2014

I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd reports these two titles should be published at the end of September:

Now available from Dundurn
29 August 2014

Argyle, Ray. The Paris Game: Charles de Gaulle, the Liberation of Paris, and the Gamble that Won France. Toronto: Dundurn Group, 2014

Forthcoming from MUP
28 August 2014

Newlands, Emma. Civilians into Soldiers: War, the Body and British Army Recruits, 1939-45. Forthcoming from Manchester University Press in September 2014

Forthcoming from Praeger
28 August 2014

Watson, J. Francis. The Nazi Spy Pastor: Carl Krepper and the War in America. Forthcoming from Praeger in September 2014

Now available from Ian Allan
27 August 2014

Kershaw, Robert J. A Street in Arnhem: The Agony of Occupation and Liberation. Hersham, UK: Ian Allan Publishing, 2014

Forthcoming from Preface
26 August 2014

Caddick-Adams, Patrick. Snow and Steel: Battle of the Bulge 1944-45. Forthcoming from Preface Publishing in September 2014

Forthcoming from Aurum
25 August 2014

McKay, Sinclair. Dunkirk: From Disaster to Deliverance: Testimonies of the Last Survivors. Forthcoming from Aurum Press in September 2014

Now available from Helion
23 August 2014

Ness, Leland S. Rikugun: Guide to Japanese Ground Forces 1937-1945: Tactical Organization of Imperial Japanese Army and Navy Ground Forces, volume 1. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2014

News from Osprey
23 August 2014

Among the many books on Osprey's usual heavy publication schedule, these two caught our attention:

Now available from McFarland
22 August 2014

Freitus, Joseph P. Virginia in the War Years, 1938-1945: Military Bases, the U-Boat War and Daily Life. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2014

Forthcoming from Amber
21 August 2014

Bishop, Chris. The Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War II: The Comprehensive Guide to Over 1500 Weapons Systems, Including Tanks, Small Arms, Warplanes, Artillery, Ships and Submarines. Forthcoming from Amber Books in September 2014

Now available from Classic
20 August 2014

Medcalf, William A. Junkers Ju88 Volume 2: The Bomber at War. Hinckley, UK: Classic Publications, 2014

Forthcoming from Alaska
19 August 2014

Coyle, Brendan. Kiska: The Japanese Occupation of an Alaska Island. Forthcoming from University of Alaska Press in September 2014

Forthcoming from Stackpole
19 August 2014

Doughty, Robert Allan. The Breaking Point: Sedan and the Fall of France, 1940. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in September 2014

Now available from John Murray
18 August 2014

McKinstry, Leo. Operation Sealion: How Britain Crushed the German War Machine's Dreams of Invasion in 1940. London: John Murray Publishers Ltd, 2014

The nearer your destination...
18 August 2014

...the more you're slip-sliding away. Or so it seems with German Ground Forces of World War II: Complete Orders of Battle by William T. McCroden and Thomas Nutter, a book on our radar since February 2008, delayed repeatedly, and most recently scheduled for publication this month. Nope. Now it appears to be slip-sliding away to March of next year.

Forthcoming from Quercus
16 August 2014

Lewis, Damien. Churchill's Secret Warriors: The Explosive True Story of the Special Forces Desperadoes of WWII. Forthcoming from Quercus Publishing in October 2014

In memoriam
16 August 2014

John W. Whitman—US Army veteran and author of Bataan: Our Last Ditch—died on 29 July at Walter Reed Medical Center at the age of 67.

Forthcoming from Oklahoma
15 August 2014

Salecker, Gene Eric. The Second Pearl Harbor: The West Loch Disaster, May 21, 1944. Forthcoming from University of Oklahoma Press in September 2014

Now available from Palgrave Macmillan
14 August 2014

O'Sullivan, Adrian. Nazi Secret Warfare in Occupied Persia. New York: Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company, 2014

Forthcoming from Kiwi-Land
13 August 2014

Pugsley, Christopher. A Bloody Road Home: World War Two and New Zealand's Heroic Second Division. Forthcoming from Penguin Books New Zealand in November 2014

News from Carolina
12 August 2014

McFarland & Company has announced several new titles for release later this year, including these:

Forthcoming from Allen & Unwin
11 August 2014

Threlfall, Adrian. Jungle Warriors: From Tobruk to Kokoda and Beyond, How the Australian Army Became the World's Most Deadly Jungle Fighting Force. Forthcoming from Allen & Unwin in September 2014

Book review
10 August 2014

Zetterling, Niklas. Normandy 1944: German Military Organization, Combat Power and Organizational Effectiveness. Winnipeg, Manitoba: J.J. Fedorowicz, 2000.

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9 August 2014

We've updated our Recommended Reading page to reflect some of the newest books we deem worthy of extra attention by anyone interested in the Second World War.

News from the West Midlands
8 August 2014

The fine folks at Helion & Company seem to be increasing the frequency with which they publish books about WWII, having now added two more titles to their list of summer releases:

Now available from Quercus
7 August 2014

Lyman, Robert. Jail Busters: The Secret Story of MI6, the French Resistance and Operation Jericho. London: Quercus Publishing, 2014

Now available from John Murray
6 August 2014

Rosbottom, Ronald. When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-44. London: John Murray Publishers Ltd, 2014

Forthcoming from OUP
5 August 2014

Overy, Richard. The Oxford Illustrated History of World War Two. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in May 2015

Forthcoming from CUP
4 August 2014

O'Brien, Phillips Payson. How the War Was Won: Air-Sea Power and Allied Victory in World War II. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in March 2015

Book review
3 August 2014

May, Ernest R. Strange Victory: Hitler's Conquest of France. New York: Hill and Wang, 2000

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News from Kansas
2 August 2014

As always, University Press of Kansas can be relied upon to publish some of the best new books about the Second World War, and UPK has scheduled three fresh titles for the last months of this year.

Now available from CUP
1 August 2014

Rutherford, Jeff. Combat and Genocide on the Eastern Front: The German Infantry's War, 1941-1944. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2014


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