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Forthcoming from Tauris
31 October 2015

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


Forthcoming from Osprey
31 October 2015

Davies, Norman. Trail of Hope: How the Anders Army Escaped from Stalin's Empire. Forthcoming from Osprey Publishing in November 2015


News from Stackpole
30 October 2015

The team in Mechanicsbug—thanks very much—dispatched to us a copy of Tip of the Spear: German Armored Reconnaissance in Action in World War II by Robert Edwards with Michael H. Pruett and Michael Olive. This sequel to Scouts Out (or perhaps companion volume) looks like another very successful labor of love.


Forthcoming from Arcadia
30 October 2015

Ford, David. Fort Hood in World War II. Forthcoming from Arcadia Publishing in November 2015


Forthcoming from Faber
29 October 2015

Gildea, Robert. Fighters in the Shadows: A New History of the French Resistance. Forthcoming from Faber and Faber in November 2015


Now available from McFarland
28 October 2015

Natter, Henri and Adam Refregier, edited by J. V. Collins. Five Years Behind Hitler's Barbed Wire: A Diary of French Officers in a German Prison Camp, 1940-1945. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2015


Forthcoming from Rowman and Littlefield
27 October 2015

Maffeo, Steven E. U.S. Navy Codebreakers, Linguists, and Intelligence Officers against Japan, 1910-1941: A Biographical Dictionary. Forthcoming from Rowman and Littlefield in November 2015


Heavy, heavier, heaviest
26 October 2015

Tom Petteys tells us the heaviest one has arrived, and he's busy shipping it:

Lawrence, Christopher A. Kursk: The Battle of Prokhorovka. Sheridan, CO: Aberdeen Books, 2015

This mammoth title weighs in at a massive 1662 pages. Lift with your legs!


Forthcoming from Yale
26 October 2015

Kitchen, Martin. Speer: Hitler's Architect. Forthcoming from Yale University Press in November 2015


Book review
25 October 2015

Balkoski, Joseph. Beyond the Beachhead: The 29th Infantry Division in Normandy. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1999.

Read our review


News from Helion
24 October 2015

The gang in Solihull have announced publication of Marc Rikmenspoel's painstakingly crafted Sunwheels and Siegrunen: Wiking, Nordland, Nederland and the Germanic Waffen-SS in Photographs, volume 1, said to amount to 384 pages with more than 700 photos.


Now available from Osprey
24 October 2015

Nenye, Vesa. Finland at War: The Winter War 1939-40. Oxford, UK: Osprey Publishing, 2015


Forthcoming from VM
24 October 2015

Sugarman, Martin. Jewish Participation in the Fire Service in the Second World War. Forthcoming from Vallentine Mitchell Publishers in November 2015


News from Casemate
23 October 2015

Coming up from Casemate next month:


Now available from S & S
22 October 2015

Kelly, John. Never Surrender: Winston Churchill and Britain's Decision to Fight Nazi Germany in the Fateful Summer of 1940. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2015


Forthcoming from Purdue
22 October 2015

Mick, Christoph. Lemberg, Lwow, L'viv, 1914-1947: Violence and Ethnicity in a Contested City. Forthcoming from Purdue University Press in November 2015


Forthcoming from Tauris
21 October 2015

Brewer, David. Greece: The Decade of War, Occupation, Resistance and Civil War. Forthcoming from I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd in April 2016


Now available from S & S
20 October 2015

Winik, Jay. 1944: FDR and the Year That Changed History. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2015


Forthcoming from CUP
20 October 2015

Dean, Peter J. Australia 1944-45: Victory in the Pacific. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in November 2015


News from Arcade
19 October 2015

Arcade Publishing, an imprint of Skyhorse, sends along an advance reading copy of Donovan's Devils: OSS Commandos Behind Enemy Lines, Europe, World War II by Albert Lulushi, about ops in France, Italy, the Balkans, and elsewhere in Europe. Scheduled for publication in February 2016.


Now available from Morrow
19 October 2015

Doyle, William. PT 109: An American Epic of War, Survival, and the Destiny of John F. Kennedy. New York: William Morrow and Company, 2015


Forthcoming from Belknap
19 October 2015

Drake, David. Paris at War, 1939-1944. Forthcoming from Belknap Press in November 2015


Forthcoming from McFarland
17 October 2015

Natter, Henri and Adam Refregier. Five Years Behind Hitler's Barbed Wire: A Diary of French Officers in a German Prison Camp, 1940-1945. Forthcoming from McFarland & Company, Inc in November 2015


Now available from Canada
16 October 2015

Tieke, Wilhelm. Horst Wessel: The Combat History of the 18.SS-Panzer-Grenadier-Division. Winnipeg: J. J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc, 2015


Forthcoming from Enigma
16 October 2015

Conti, Giuseppe. Mussolini's Spies: Italian Military Espionage, 1940-1943. Forthcoming from Enigma Books in November 2015


Forthcoming from National Geo
15 October 2015

Groom, Winston. The Generals: Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, and the Winning of World War II. Forthcoming from National Geographic in November 2015


Recommendations
14 October 2015

Our Recommended Reading page offers a list of some of the titles we think deserve extra attention from readers of books about WWII, and we've updated that page with our latest selections.


Your city in the Big One
14 October 2015

Detroit? Cleveland? Evansville? Those cities are the subject of three upcoming "[city name goes here] in World War II" volumes:


Now available from S&S
13 October 2015

Waller, Douglas. Disciples: The World War II Missions of the CIA Directors Who Fought for Wild Bill Donovan. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2015


Forthcoming from Helena
13 October 2015

Fenyo, Miksa. A Country Adrift: The 1944-1945 Wartime Diaries of Miksa Fenyo. Forthcoming from Helena History Press in November 2015


Forthcoming from Zenith
12 October 2015

Fredrickson, John M. Warbird Factory: North American Aviation in World War II. Forthcoming from Zenith Press in November 2015


Book review
11 October 2015

Kiesling, Eugenia C. Arming Against Hitler: France and the Limits of Military Planning. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1996

Read our review


Now available from Prometheus
10 October 2015

Kiley, Anne and Thomas Pellechia with David Kiley (editors). Writing the War: Chronicles of a World War II Correspondent. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2015


Now available from Illinois
10 October 2015

Daniels, Roger. Franklin D. Roosevelt: Road to the New Deal, 1882-1939. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2015


Forthcoming from HM
10 October 2015

Hamilton, Nigel. Commander in Chief: FDR's Battle with Churchill, 1943. Forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin in June 2016


Now available from Atlantic
9 October 2015

Holland, James. The War in the West: Volume 1: The Rise of Germany, 1939-1941. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2015


Forthcoming from NAL
8 October 2015

Moore, Stephen L. The Battle for Hell's Island: How a Small Band of Carrier Dive-Bombers Helped Save Guadalcanal. Forthcoming from New American Library in November 2015


Forthcoming from Osprey
7 October 2015

Nenye, Vesa et al. Finland at War: The Continuation and Lapland Wars 1941-45. Forthcoming from Osprey Publishing in March 2016


Forthcoming from P&S
7 October 2015

Johansen, Claes. Hitler's Nordic Ally? Finland and the Total War 1939 - 1945. Forthcoming from Pen and Sword Books Ltd in February 2016


Now available from MMP
7 October 2015

Riccio, Ralph and Enrico Finazzer. Italian Artillery of WWII. Petersfield, Hampshire, UK: MMP Books, 2015


Forthcoming from OUP
6 October 2015

Roy, Kaushik. India and World War II: War, Armed Forces and Society, 1939-1945. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in March 2016


Forthcoming from Allen Lane
6 October 2015

Raghavan, Srinath. India's War: The Making of Modern South Asia, 1939-1945. Forthcoming from Allen Lane in March 2016


Now available from Riebel-Roque
6 October 2015

Osborne, Richard E. The Axis: Hitler's Allies. Carbondale, IL: Riebel-Roque, 2015


News from the Netherlands
5 October 2015

From R.N. Sigmond Publishing we've received the very nice new book Arnhem Bridge: Target Mike One: An Illustrated History of the 1st Airlanding Light Regiment RA, 1942 - 1945 by David Truesdale, Martijn Cornelissen, and Bob Gerritsen. Well worth having a look at this title, which is done up in the usual fine Sigmond style.


Now available from WSP
5 October 2015

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


Book review
4 October 2015

White, John F. U Boat Tankers, 1941-45: Submarine Suppliers to Atlantic Wolf Packs. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1998

Read our review


Now available from NIP
3 October 2015

O'Hara, Vincent. Torch: North Africa and the Allied Path to Victory. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2015


Forthcoming from Stackpole
3 October 2015

Ganz, A. Harding. Ghost Division: The 11th Gespenster Panzer Division and the German Armored Force. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in January 2016


Now available from Allen Lane
2 October 2015

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


Forthcoming from Indiana
1 October 2015

Day, Ronnie. New Georgia: The Second Battle for the Solomons. Forthcoming from Indiana University Press in March 2016

 

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