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Forthcoming from Praeger
29 February 2016

Zander, Patrick G. Hidden Armies of the Second World War: World War II Resistance Movements. Forthcoming from Praeger in March 2016


Now available from Helion
27 February 2016

Borowski, Tomasz. Last Blood on Pomerania: Leon Degrelle and the Walloon Waffen SS Volunteers, February-May 1945. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2016


Forthcoming from Osprey
27 February 2016

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


Now available from Missouri
27 February 2016

Kurusu, Saburo (edited by J Garry Clifford and Masako Okura). The Desperate Diplomat: Saburo Kurusu's Memoir of the Weeks before Pearl Harbor. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2016


Forthcoming from Collins
26 February 2016

Wittman, Robert K and David Kinney. Devil's Diary: Alfred Rosenberg and the Stolen Secrets of the Third Reich. Forthcoming from Collins in March 2016


Forthcoming from Crecy
26 February 2016

Norton, Bill. American Aircraft Development of WWII. Forthcoming from Crecy Publishing Ltd in March 2016


Now available from Arcade
25 February 2016

Lulushi, Albert. Donovan's Devils: OSS Commandos Behind Enemy Lines, Europe, World War II. New York: Arcade Publishing, 2016


Forthcoming from Stackpole
25 February 2016

Zaloga, Steve. Patton vs the Panzers: The Battle of Arracourt, September 1944. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in August 2016


Forthcoming from Bloomsbury
25 February 2016

Bank, Jan with Lieve Gevers. Churches and Religion in the Second World War. Forthcoming from Bloomsbury in March 2016


News from Pen & Sword
24 February 2016

As usual, the team at Pen & Sword has a batch of new WWII-related books lined up for publication over the next few weeks. Here are some of the titles we expect to see:


Now available from Dundurn
24 February 2016

Horn, Bernd. A Most Ungentlemanly Way of War: The SOE and the Canadian Connection. Toronto: Dundurn Group, 2016


Forthcoming from HP
23 February 2016

Grunwald-Spier, Agnes. Who Betrayed the Jews: The Realities of Nazi Persecution in the Holocaust. Forthcoming from The History Press in March 2016


Forthcoming from Ibidem
23 February 2016

Feldman, Matthew. The Belzec Death Camp: History, Biographies, Remembrance. Forthcoming from Ibidem in March 2016


Now available from Helion
22 February 2016

Kaisergruber, Fernand. We Will Not Go to Tuapse: From the Donets to the Oder with the Legion Wallonie and 5th SS Volunteer Assault Brigade Wallonien 1942-45. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2016


Forthcoming from Kansas
22 February 2016

Crane, Conrad C. American Airpower Strategy in World War II: Bombs, Cities, Civilians, and Oil. Forthcoming from University Press of Kansas in March 2016


In memoriam
22 February 2016

James Robert Ware—a B-24 bomber co-pilot with the US 15th Air Force who was shot down over Ploesti on 5 May 1944, imprisoned in a POW camp, and rescued in August 1944—died in California on 29 January at the age of 95.


Book review
21 February 2016

Rikmenspoel, Marc. Sunwheels and Siegrunen: Wiking, Nordland, Nederland and the Germanic Waffen-SS in Photographs, volume 1. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2015

Read our review


Forthcoming from Bloomsbury
20 February 2016

Adey, Peter et al. Crime, Regulation and Control During the Blitz: Protecting the Population of Bombed Cities. Forthcoming from Bloomsbury in March 2016


Forthcoming from Dunne
20 February 2016

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


Now available from CUP
19 February 2016

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


Forthcoming from Quercus
19 February 2016

Carlberg, Ingrid. Raoul Wallenberg: The Heroic Life and Mysterious Disappearance of the Man Who Saved Thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust. Forthcoming from Quercus Publishing in March 2016


Forthcoming from Columbia
19 February 2016

Yoshiaki, Yoshimi. Grassroots Fascism: The War Experience of the Japanese People. Forthcoming from Columbia University Press in March 2016


News from Mizzou
18 February 2016

University of Missouri Press has announced two new WWII-related titles for publication within the next few months:


In memoriam
18 February 2016

Francis Sherman—who enlisted in the US Navy in 1942 and served aboard the submarine USS Flasher during its war patrols in the Pacific—died on 11 February in California at the age of 96.


Now available from Helion
17 February 2016

Stewart, Andrew. The King's Private Army: Protecting the British Royal Family during the Second World War. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2016


Forthcoming from Harvard
17 February 2016

Kulczycki, John J. Belonging to the Nation: Inclusion and Exclusion in the Polish-German Borderlands, 1939-1951. Forthcoming from Harvard University Press in March 2016


Forthcoming from CUP
17 February 2016

Kay, Alex J. The Making of an SS Killer: The Life of Colonel Alfred Filbert, 1905-1990. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in March 2016


Now available from HP
16 February 2016

Chambers, Mark A. Building the Supermarine Spitfire: Speed in the Skies. Stroud, UK: The History Press, 2016


Forthcoming from Grub Street
16 February 2016

Shores, Christopher et al. A History of the Mediterranean Air War, 1940-1945, volume three: Tunisia and the End in Africa, November 1942 - May 1943. Forthcoming from Grub Street in June 2016


Forthcoming from Exisle
16 February 2016

Robinson, Stephen. False Flags: Disguised German Raiders of World War II. Forthcoming from Exisle Publishing in August 2016


Now available from Fonthill
15 February 2016

Riess, Curt. Total Espionage: Germany's Information and Disinformation Apparatus 1932-40. Stroud, UK: Fonthill Media Limited, 2016


Forthcoming from History Press
15 February 2016

Renfrew, Barry. Wings of Empire: The Forgotten Wars of the Royal Air Force, 1919-1939. Forthcoming from The History Press in March 2016


Forthcoming from Canada
15 February 2016

Byers, Daniel. Zombie Army: Canada, the Canadian Army, and Conscription in the Second World War. Forthcoming from University of British Columbia Press in June 2016


Book review
14 February 2016

Shores, Christopher and Giovanni Massimello with R. Guest. A History of the Mediterranean Air War, 1940-1945, volume one: North Africa, June 1940 - January 1942. London: Grub Street, 2012

Read our review


Now available from Stackpole
13 February 2016

Ganz, A. Harding. Ghost Division: The 11th Gespenster Panzer Division and the German Armored Force in World War II. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2016


Forthcoming from Allen Lane
12 February 2016

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


Forthcoming from OUP
12 February 2016

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


Forthcoming from Schiffer
12 February 2016

Mays, Terry M. Matterhorn: The Operational History of the US XX Bomber Command from India and China, 1944-1945. Forthcoming from Schiffer Publishing Ltd in May 2016


Forthcoming from Routledge
12 February 2016

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


Forthcoming from Routledge India
12 February 2016

Katoch, Hemant Singh. The Battlefields of Imphal: The Second World War and North East India. Forthcoming from Routledge India in March 2016


News from Stavka
11 February 2016

Richard W. Harrison has edited a quintet of tomes about the Red Army experience in the Great Patriotic War. Some of these are fresh editions of books previously published in Russian, while others are new collections of assorted articles, memoirs, and commentaries brought together from various Soviet sources. All focus on technical issues of the military arts, originally designed to inform and educate Red Army generals and their staffs in future wars.


Now available from Tauris
10 February 2016

Fevziu, Blendi and Robert Elsie. Enver Hoxha: The Iron Fist of Albania. London: I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd, 2016


Forthcoming from Collins
10 February 2016

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


Now available from ATB
9 February 2016

Smith, David. Stations of Coastal Command: Then and Now. London: After the Battle, 2016


Forthcoming from Indiana
9 February 2016

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


Now available from Helion
8 February 2016

Dossena, Paola A. Hitler's Turkestani Soldiers: A History of the 162nd (Turkistan) Infantry Division. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2016


Forthcoming from Berkley
8 February 2016

Weiss, Mitch. The Heart of Hell: The Untold Story of Courage and Sacrifice in the Shadow of Iwo Jima. Forthcoming from Berkley in March 2016


Book review
7 February 2016

Eichholtz, Dietrich. War for Oil: The Nazi Quest for an Oil Empire. Washington, DC: Potomac Books Inc, 2012

Read our review


News from Arcturus
6 February 2016

Arcturus Publishing Ltd is making a bit of a splash with four WWII-related titles scheduled for publication next month:


Now available from PM
6 February 2016

Unoki, Ko. International Relations and the Origins of the Pacific War. London: Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company, 2016


Now available from OUP
5 February 2016

Jones, Benjamin F. Eisenhower's Guerrillas: The Jedburghs, the Maquis, and the Liberation of France. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016


Forthcoming from Illinois
4 February 2016

Daniels, Roger. Franklin D. Roosevelt: The War Years, 1939-1945. Forthcoming from University of Illinois Press in March 2016


News from Helion
3 February 2016

In Solihull, Helion & Co. continues to rev up production, with three more new books available right now:


Now available from Bright Sky
2 February 2016

Chapman Castillo, Evelyn. And They Returned: Life in Leyte During World War II. Albany, TX: Bright Sky Press, 2016


Forthcoming from Stackpole
1 February 2016

Zaloga, Steve. Patton vs the Panzers: The Battle of Arracourt, September 1944. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in August 2016


In memoriam
1 February 2016

News of these losses crossed our desk over the weekend:

  • James Kubicka—who joined in the USMC in 1942 and served on Bougainville, Guam, Saipan, and Okinawa—died on 26 January at the age of 93.

  • Lloyd Anderson—who enlisted in the US Navy in 1939 and served aboard the submarine USS Flying Fish, retiring in 1960—died on 27 January at the age of 94.

  • Mario Porto—who served in the US Army from 1942 through 1945 and landed in Normandy on D+10—died on 20 January at the age of 92.

  • Robert Saks—who began his military service in 1943, flying as B-29 combat crew—died on 18 January at the age of 90.

 

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