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News from France
31 July 2015

Editions Caraktere of Aix-en-Provence has notified us they will be releasing their new English-language volume—Panzer: The German Tank Encyclopedia by Laurent Tirone—at the end of August.

Forthcoming from NIAS
31 July 2015

Chandler, David. End of Empire: 100 Days in 1945 That Changed Asia and the World. Forthcoming from NIAS Press in August 2015

Now available from Regnery
31 July 2015

Kunetka, James. The General and the Genius: Groves and Oppenheimer: The Unlikely Partnership that Built the Atom Bomb. Washington DC: Regnery Publishing, 2015

Forthcoming from Tauris
30 July 2015

Wichhart, Stefanie. Britain, Egypt and Iraq During World War II: The Decline of Imperial Power in the Middle East. Forthcoming from I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd in August 2015

Forthcoming from WSP
30 July 2015

Ch'i, Hsi-Sheng. The Much Troubled Alliance: US-China Military Cooperation During the Pacific War, 1941-1945. Forthcoming from World Scientific Publishing Co in August 2015

Forthcoming from MMP
29 July 2015

Crawford, Alex. 263 Squadron: Gladiators Over the Fjords. Forthcoming from MMP Books in August 2015

Forthcoming from Coronet
29 July 2015

McDonough, Frank. The Gestapo: The Myth and Reality of Hitler's Secret Police. Forthcoming from Coronet in August 2015

Now available from Casemate
28 July 2015

Pearson, Robert. Gold Run: The Rescue of Norway's Gold Bullion from the Nazis, 1940. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2015

Forthcoming from Carrel
27 July 2015

Brooks, Victor. The Longest Year: America at War and at Home in 1944. Forthcoming from Carrel Books in August 2015

Forthcoming from Thomas Dunne
27 July 2015

Felton, Mark. Zero Night: The Untold Story of World War Two's Greatest Escape. Forthcoming from Thomas Dunne Books in August 2015

Book review
26 July 2015

Dunn Jr, Walter S. Heroes or Traitors: The German Replacement Army, the July Plot, and Adolf Hitler. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003

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Now available from Helion
25 July 2015

McGilvray, Evan. Days of Adversity: The Warsaw Uprising 1944. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2015

Forthcoming from Kentucky
25 July 2015

Wheeler, James Scott. Jacob L. Devers: A General's Life. Forthcoming from University Press of Kentucky in September 2015

Now available from OUP
24 July 2015

Urbach, Karina. Go-Betweens for Hitler. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015

Forthcoming from Icon
24 July 2015

Turner, Barry. Karl Doenitz and the Last Days of the Third Reich. Forthcoming from Icon Books Ltd in December 2015

Forthcoming from NIP
23 July 2015

O'Hara, Vincent. Torch: North Africa and the Allied Path to Victory. Forthcoming from Naval Institute Press in September 2015

Now available from Casemate
22 July 2015

Barreveld, Dirk Jan. Cushing's Coup: The True Story of How Lt. Col. James M. Cushing and His Filipino Guerrillas Captured Japan's Plan Z and Changed the Course of the Pacific War. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2015

Forthcoming from Illinois
22 July 2015

Sica, Emanuele. Mussolini's Army in the French Riviera: Italy's Occupation of France. Forthcoming from University of Illinois Press in December 2015

News from Kansas
21 July 2015

University Press of Kansas has several new and reprint titles planned for publication between now and the end of the year:

Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan
20 July 2015

Smith, Christopher. The Hidden History of Bletchley Park: A Social and Organisational History, 1939-1945. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company in August 2015

Book review
19 July 2015

Coates, Steve with Jean-Christophe Carbonel. Helicopters of the Third Reich. Crowborough, UK: Classic Publications, 2002

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Now available from Da Capo
18 July 2015

Harding, Stephen. Last to Die: A Defeated Empire, a Forgotten Mission, and the Last American Killed in World War II. New York: Da Capo Press, 2015

Forthcoming from Collins
18 July 2015

Miner, Steven Merritt. The Furies Unleashed: The Soviet Peoples at War 1941-1945. Forthcoming from Collins in March 2016

News from Australia
17 July 2015

Jason Mark writes: "Good news! After some shipping delays from the printer, Objective Ponyri: The Defeat of XXXXI. Panzerkorps at Ponyri Train Station is due to arrive at our US warehouse within the next few days...." and it should be in the hands of readers in the next week or two.

Now available from Bodley
17 July 2015

Khan, Yasmin. The Raj at War: A People's History of India's Second World War. London: Bodley Head, 2015

News from Helion
16 July 2015

Of all the titles on their jam-packed schedule, we are especially looking forward to these upcoming books from Helion, both slated for publication in August:

Addendum: Marc Rikmenspoel reports "The photos for Sunwheels and Siegrunen have all been shot/scanned for publication, the maps have been prepared and approved, and I expect to receive the proof of the layout within the next week or so. Once I approve that, and any small changes are made, the book will go to press for six weeks or so of printing."

Forthcoming from Exisle
15 July 2015

Newell, Reg. Pacific Star: 3NZ Division in the South Pacific in World War II. Forthcoming from Exisle Publishing in October 2015

Now available from CUP
14 July 2015

Jennings, Eric Thomas. Free French Africa in World War II: The African Resistance. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2015

14 July 2015

When we opened this Stone & Stone Second World War Books website almost twenty years ago, printed catalogs of new and used WWII titles were the life blood of collectors such as ourselves, and those catalogs arrived here almost every day from secondhand booksellers—booksellers, sadly, mostly no longer with us. Thus, we're always pleased to see mailings from T. Cadman WW2 Books, including "Catalogue #141" which has arrived here safely.

Forthcoming from Stackpole
13 July 2015

Balkoski, Joseph. The Last Roll Call: The 29th Infantry Division Victorious, 1945. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in September 2015

Book review
12 July 2015

Allen, Robert W. Churchill's Guests: Britain and the Belgian Exiles during World War II. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2003

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Forthcoming from Allen Lane
11 July 2015

Cook, Tim. Fight to the Finish: Canadians in the Second World War, 1944-1945. Forthcoming from Allen Lane in September 2015

Now available from Glencannon
10 July 2015

Reminick, Gerald. The Med: The US Merchant Marine in the Mediterranean during World War II. El Cerrito, CA: The Glencannon Press, 2015

Forthcoming from Cornell
10 July 2015

Esherick, Joseph and Matthew Combs (editors). 1943: China at the Crossroads. Forthcoming from Cornell University Press in October 2015

War Diary reminder
10 July 2015

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 and growing, with 10 July 1943 standing out as a fairly important date.

Forthcoming from Sussex
9 July 2015

Moreno Julia, Xavier. Blue Division: Spanish Blood in Russia, 1941-1945. Forthcoming from Sussex Academic Press in August 2015

Forthcoming from Wilkinson
9 July 2015

Lockwood, Kim. VE Day: The End of World War II in Europe. Forthcoming from Wilkinson Press in August 2015

Forthcoming from Haus
9 July 2015

Schirach, Richard von. The Night of the Physicists: Operation Epsilon: Heisenberg, Hahn, Weizsacker and the German Bomb. Forthcoming from Haus Publishing in August 2015

News from Fedorowicz
8 July 2015

The gang from north of the border has announced their next book, Horst Wessel: The Combat History of the 18.SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Division by Wilhelm Tieke, which is due in September.

Now available from Casemate
8 July 2015

King, Martin, Michael Collins, and David Hilborn. The Fighting 30th Division: They Called Them Roosevelt's SS. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2015

Forthcoming from Tauris
8 July 2015

de Wailly, Henri. Invasion Syria, 1941: Churchill and de Gaulle's Forgotten War. Forthcoming from I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd in November 2015

Now available from Yale
7 July 2015

Prior, Robin. When Britain Saved the West: The Story of 1940. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2015

Forthcoming from Collins
7 July 2015

Hastings, Max. The Secret War: Spies, Codes and Guerrillas, 1939-1945. Forthcoming from Collins in September 2015

News from Barnsley
6 July 2015

It can be difficult to keep up with the rapid pace of new releases from Pen and Sword, but here are some of their latest titles:

Book review
5 July 2015

Gailey, Harry A. Bougainville: The Forgotten Campaign, 1943-1945. Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press, 2003

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News from the Texas Book Consortium
4 July 2015

The "Fall & Winter 2015" catalog from the TBC includes these WWII-related titles:

Forthcoming from R-R
3 July 2015

Osborne, Richard E. The Axis: Hitler's Allies. Forthcoming from Riebel-Roque in August 2015

Now available from CUP
2 July 2015

Zimmerman, Joshua D. The Polish Underground and the Jews, 1939-1945. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2015

Forthcoming from MMP
1 July 2015

Riccio, Ralph and Enrico Finazzer. Italian Artillery of WWII. Forthcoming from MMP Books in August 2015


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