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Book review
30 November 2014

Probert, Henry. Bomber Harris: His Life and Times. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2001

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Now available from UPK
29 November 2014

deGraffenried, Julie K. Sacrificing Childhood: Children and the Soviet State in the Great Patriotic War. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2014


Forthcoming from Missouri
28 November 2014

Kurusu, Saburo (edited by J Garry Clifford and Masako Okura). The Desperate Diplomat: Saburo Kurusu's Memoir of the Weeks before Pearl Harbor. Forthcoming from University of Missouri Press in December 2014


Forthcoming from Casemate
28 November 2014

Arnold, Michael. Hollow Heroes: An Unvarnished Look at the Wartime Careers of Churchill, Montgomery and Mountbatten. Forthcoming from Casemate in December 2014


Now available from NIP
27 November 2014

Russell, Henry Dozier. The Purge of the Thirtieth Division. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2014


Forthcoming from McFarland
27 November 2014

Davis, Anita Price. North Carolina and World War II: A Documentary Portrait. Forthcoming from McFarland & Company, Inc in December 2014


Forthcoming from CUP
26 November 2014

Stahel, David. The Battle for Moscow. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in February 2015


Now available from TAMU
25 November 2014

Bartsch, William H. Victory Fever on Guadalcanal: Japan's First Land Defeat of World War II. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2014


News from Routledge
25 November 2014

These two titles are on the way from Routledge next month:


Forthcoming from MMP
25 November 2014

Brinzan, Radu. Vanator: Romanian Hunter: The I.A.R. 80 and I.A.R. 81 in Ultimate Detail. Forthcoming from MMP Books in December 2014


News from the Ardennes
24 November 2014

Just in case anyone missed it, we're here to remind one and all the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge is coming up. These authors and publishers didn't miss it, publishing at least five titles about aspects of the Ardennes offensive over the last few weeks.


Book review
23 November 2014

Jarymowycz, Roman Johann. Tank Tactics from Normandy to Lorraine. Boulder, CO: Lynn Rienner Publishers, 2001

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Now available from Overlook
22 November 2014

McKinstry, Leo. Operation Sea Lion: The Failed Nazi Invasion that Turned the Tide of War. New York: The Overlook Press, 2014


Forthcoming from Hikoki
22 November 2014

Wollenweber, Wolfgang. Thunder Over the Reich: Flying the Luftwaffe's He 162 Jet Fighter. Forthcoming from Hikoki Publications in December 2014


Now available from Penguin
21 November 2014

Pugsley, Christopher. A Bloody Road Home: World War Two and New Zealand's Heroic Second Division. Auckland, NZ: Penguin Books New Zealand, 2014


Forthcoming from Chartwell
21 November 2014

Swanston, Alexander and Malcolm Swanston. The Historical Atlas of World War II. Forthcoming from Chartwell in December 2014


Now available from Casemate
20 November 2014

Bergstrom, Christer. The Ardennes, 1944-1945: Hitler's Winter Offensive. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2014


Forthcoming from History Press
19 November 2014

Suttill, Francis J. Shadows in the Fog: The True Story of Major Suttill and the Prosper French Resistance Network. Forthcoming from The History Press in December 2014


News from Kentucky
18 November 2014

University Press of Kentucky has announced two new books and a softcover reprint scheduled for publication in the first half of 2015.


Now available from Palgrave
18 November 2014

Smith, Timothy O. Vietnam and the Unravelling of Empire: General Gracey in Asia 1942-1951. New York: Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company, 2014


Forthcoming from OUP
17 November 2014

Weinberg, Gerhard. World War II: A Very Short Introduction. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in December 2014


Book review
16 November 2014

Coen, Ross. Fu-go: The Curious History of Japan's Balloon Bomb Attack on America. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2014

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News from Solihull
15 November 2014

The busy folks at Helion tell us Keith Ward's new book, World War II German Field Weapons & Equipment: A Visual Reference Guide, is now in stock and available, along with all their other fine WWII titles.


Forthcoming from Stackpole
14 November 2014

Veronico, Nicholas A. Bloody Skies: U.S. Eighth Air Force Battle Damage in World War II. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in December 2014


Forthcoming from H&C
13 November 2014

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


In memoriam
13 November 2014

Herb Louden—a USN survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor—died in California on 11 November at the age of 97, just an hour before he was to take part in the local Veterans Day parade.


Now available from Skyhorse
12 November 2014

Pearce, Jeff. Prevail: The Inspiring Story of Ethiopia's Victory over Mussolini's Invasion, 1935-1941. New York: Skyhorse Publishing, 2014


Forthcoming from Stanford
11 November 2014

van de Ven, Hans, Diana Lary, and Stephen MacKinnon. Negotiating China's Destiny in World War II. Forthcoming from Stanford University Press in December 2014


Now available from Knopf
10 November 2014

Bernstein, Richard. China 1945: Mao's Revolution and America's Fateful Choice. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014


Forthcoming from Mississippi
8 November 2014

Rodriguez Beruff, Jorge and Jose L. Bolivar Fresneda (eds). Island at War: Puerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War. Forthcoming from University Press of Mississippi in May 2015


War Diary reminder
8 November 2014

Today seems like a good day to remind everyone about our detailed day-by-day chronicle of the Second World War, now amounting to more than 62,000 entries, with 8 November 1942 standing out as a fairly important date.


Now available from Stackpole
7 November 2014

Olive, Michael. Steel Thunder on the Eastern Front: German and Russian Artillery in WWII. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2014


Forthcoming from Kansas
6 November 2014

Pasher, Yaron. Holocaust versus Wehrmacht: How Hitler's Final Solution Undermined the German War Effort. Forthcoming from University Press of Kansas in December 2014


News from Canada
5 November 2014

Forgotten Victory: First Canadian Army and the Cruel Winter of 1944-45 by Mark Zuehlke, published by Douglas & McIntyre, is now available in Canada. Availability in the US, UK, and elsewhere is scheduled for May 2015.


Forthcoming from CUP
4 November 2014

Scheck, Raffael. French Colonial Soldiers in German Captivity during World War II. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in December 2014


Cadman
4 November 2014

Our trusty postal carrier has delivered "Catalogue #137" from T. Cadman WW2 Books with a large assortment of terrific books for sale. Check 'em out.


Now available from Casemate
3 November 2014

Allison, Richard. Operation Thunderclap and the Black March: Two World War II Stories from the Unstoppable 91st Bomb Group. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2014


Forthcoming from Yale
3 November 2014

Nord, Philip. France 1940: Defending the Republic. Forthcoming from Yale University Press in April 2015


Book review
2 November 2014

Lewis, Adrian R. Omaha Beach: A Flawed Victory. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2001

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Now available from Nebraska
1 November 2014

Coen, Ross. Fu-go: The Curious History of Japan's Balloon Bomb Attack on America. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2014

 

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