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30 November 2015

We've updated our "Recommended Reading" page with the latest titles we believe deserve an extra measure of attention from readers of books about World War II.

Forthcoming from Kansas
30 November 2015

Ellis, Frank. Barbarossa 1941: Reframing Hitler's Invasion of Stalin's Soviet Empire. Forthcoming from University Press of Kansas in December 2015

Forthcoming from McFarland
30 November 2015

Newell, Reg. The Battle for Vella Lavella: The Allied Recapture of Solomon Islands Territory, August 15-september 9, 1943. Forthcoming from McFarland & Company, Inc in December 2015

Book review
29 November 2015

Fischer, Bernd J. Albania at War, 1939-1945. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 1999

Read our review

Now available from Texas
28 November 2015

Killebrew, Tom. The Royal Air Force in American Skies: The Seven British Flight Schools in the United States during World War II. Denton, TX: University of North Texas Press, 2015

Now available from Exisle
28 November 2015

Newell, Reg. Pacific Star: 3NZ Division in the South Pacific in World War II. Wollombi NSW: Exisle Publishing, 2015

Forthcoming from Illinois
28 November 2015

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

Forthcoming from Missouri
27 November 2015

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 2015

Forthcoming from Rochester
27 November 2015

Yeomans, Rory (editor). The Utopia of Terror: Life and Death in Wartime Croatia. Forthcoming from University of Rochester Press in December 2015

Now available from Yale
26 November 2015

Kitchen, Martin. Speer: Hitler's Architect. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2015

Forthcoming from Illinois
26 November 2015

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

Now available from Osprey
25 November 2015

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

Forthcoming from R and L
24 November 2015

Woolfe jr, Raymond G. The Doomed Horsemen of Bataan: The Incredible Stand of the 26th Cavalry. Forthcoming from Rowman and Littlefield in April 2016

Forthcoming from Bloomsbury
24 November 2015

Devine, L. P. The British Way of War in Northwest Europe, 1944-5: A Study of Two Infantry Divisions. Forthcoming from Bloomsbury in December 2015

Now available from Belknap
23 November 2015

Drake, David. Paris at War, 1939-1944. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 2015

Forthcoming from Lexington
23 November 2015

Zhu, Pingchao. Wartime Culture in Guilin, 1938-1944: A City at War. Forthcoming from Lexington Books in December 2015

Book review
22 November 2015

Glantz, David M. Zhukov's Greatest Defeat: The Red Army's Epic Disaster in Operation Mars, 1942. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1999

Read our review

News from Solihull
21 November 2015

The team at Helion tells us they have over the last week released three new titles, including a new item from Mark Yerger and two volumes which appear to be fresh editions of old HMSO Naval Staff histories:

Forthcoming from Haynes
20 November 2015

Howlett, Chris. Boeing B-29 Superfortress: Owners' Workshop Manual. Forthcoming from Haynes Publishing in December 2015

Now available from Casemate
19 November 2015

Clancy, John. The Most Dangerous Moment of the War: Japan's Attack on the Indian Ocean, 1942. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2015

Forthcoming from OUP
18 November 2015

Kaminski, Theresa. Angels of the Underground: The American Women who Resisted the Japanese in the Philippines in World War II. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in December 2015

Now available from NAL
17 November 2015

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

Forthcoming from Collins
17 November 2015

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

Now available from National Geo
16 November 2015

Groom, Winston. The Generals: Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, and the Winning of World War II. Washington, DC: National Geographic, 2015

Book review
15 November 2015

Stevens, David. U-Boat Far from Home: The Epic Voyage of U-862 to Australia and New Zealand. St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 1997

Read our review

Forthcoming from Nimble
14 November 2015

Lundgren, Robert. Battleship Victory: Principles of Sea Power in the War in the Pacific. Forthcoming from Nimble Books in December 2015

14 November 2015

"Catalogue Code QS" for Autumn 2015 has arrived here from The Military History Bookshop in Folkestone with a lovely assortment of titles for sale.

Now available from Washington
13 November 2015

Kawamura, Noriko. Emperor Hirohito and the Pacific War. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2015

Forthcoming from Bantam
13 November 2015

Holland, James. Cornered Tigers: The Defence of the Admin Box, Burma 1944. Forthcoming from Bantam in February 2016

Forthcoming from UPK
12 November 2015

Yamashita, Samuel Hideo. Daily Life in Wartime Japan, 1940-1945. Forthcoming from University Press of Kansas in December 2015

Now available from Viking
11 November 2015

Dimbleby, Jonathan. The Battle of the Atlantic: How the Allies Won the War. London: Viking, 2015

Forthcoming from NIP
11 November 2015

Wenger, J. Michael, Robert J. Cressman, John F. Di Virgilio. No One Avoided Danger: NAS Kaneohe Bay and the Japanese Attack of 7 December 1941. Forthcoming from Naval Institute Press in December 2015

News from McFarland
10 November 2015

From North Carolina we've received copies of two new titles:

Now available from Casemate
9 November 2015

Harmsen, Peter. Nanjing 1937: Battle for a Doomed City. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2015

Book review
8 November 2015

Kursietis, Andris J. The Wehrmacht at War, 1939-1945: The Units and Commanders of the German Ground Forces during World War II. Soesterberg, The Netherlands: Aspekt, 1999

Read our review

War Diary
8 November 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 8 November 1942 standing out as a fairly important date.

Forthcoming from TD
7 November 2015

Jennings, Christian. At War on the Gothic Line: Fighting in Italy, 1944-45. Forthcoming from Thomas Dunne Books in February 2016

News from Kentucky
6 November 2015

In addition to the recently released Jacob L. Devers: A General's Life and Committed to Victory: The Kentucky Home Front during World War II, University Press of Kentucky has these titles lined up for publication:

Forthcoming from NAL
5 November 2015

Prados, John. Storm Over Leyte: The Philippine Invasion and the Destruction of the Japanese Navy. Forthcoming from New American Library in July 2016

May we recommend. . . .
5 November 2015

We've updated our Recommended Reading page with titles we think deserve extra attention from readers of books about World War II.

Forthcoming from Pegasus
4 November 2015

Barr, Niall. Eisenhower's Armies: The American-British Alliance during World War II. Forthcoming from Pegasus Books in December 2015

In memoriam
4 November 2015

Thomas Blatt—who was born in Poland, imprisoned at Sobibor, escaped in 1943, survived the war, and subsequently wrote Sobibor: The Forgotten Revolt: A Survivor's Report—died in California on 31 October at the age of 88.

4 November 2015

Printed "Catalogue #143" from T. Cadman WW2 Books has arrived here by hand of our mail carrier, with 27 page of new and used WWII titles for sale.

Now available from Bodley
4 November 2015

Snyder, Timothy. Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning. London: Bodley Head, 2015

Now available from Casemate
3 November 2015

Prefer, Nathan N. Eisenhowers Thorn on the Rhine: The Battles for the Colmar Pocket, 1944-45. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2015

Forthcoming from Routledge
2 November 2015

Kaminsky, Arnold P. Propaganda and Political Warfare in South Asia: India and Anglo-American Relations during WWII. Forthcoming from Routledge in May 2016

Book review
1 November 2015

Natter, Henri and Adam Refregier, translated and edited by Jacqueline Vautrain 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

Read our review


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