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News from Barnsley
31 March 2016

They keep rolling off the presses! Among all the new books on the way from Pen and Sword, these four are scheduled for April.


Self-Publisher
30 March 2016

We've added another self-publisher, Kieron Wood, and book, Ike's Irish Lover, to our Directory of Self-Publishers.

If you've self-published a military-related title about World War II, especially if you're a veteran writing about your wartime experiences, please send us information so we can add you to the Directory.


Recommended
30 March 2016

We've updated our Recommended Reading page to reflect our latest suggestions for books that deserve an extra measure of attention.


Forthcoming from Bantam
30 March 2016

Holland, James. Burma '44: The Battle That Turned Britain's War in the East. Forthcoming from Bantam in April 2016


Now available from Osprey
29 March 2016

Nenye, Vesa et al. Finland at War: The Continuation and Lapland Wars 1941-45. Oxford, UK: Osprey Publishing, 2016


Forthcoming from Hawaii
29 March 2016

Bennett, Judith A. and Angela Wanhalla (editors). Mothers' Darlings of the South Pacific: The Children of Indigenous Women and U.S. Servicemen, World War II. Forthcoming from University of Hawaii Press in April 2016


News from London
28 March 2016

Grub Street has announced three new titles scheduled for publication over the next few months, plus a reprint of Poles in Defence of Britain: A Day-by-Day Chronology of Polish Day and Night Fighter Pilot Operations, July 1940 - June 1941 by Robert Gretzyngier.

The upcoming new books:


Book review
27 March 2016

Gamble, Bruce. Target: Rabaul: The Allied Siege of Japan's Most Infamous Stronghold, March 1943 - August 1945. Minneapolis, MN: Zenith Press, 2013

Read our review


Forthcoming from NAL
26 March 2016

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


Forthcoming from Praeger
26 March 2016

Settle jr, Frank A. General George C. Marshall and the Atomic Bomb. Forthcoming from Praeger in April 2016


Now available from UPK
25 March 2016

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


News from Canada
24 March 2016

J. J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc has announced that The Struggle for Pomerania: The Last Defensive Battles in the East by Erich Murawski will be published at the end of May.


Forthcoming from Missouri
24 March 2016

Alvarez, Jose E. The Spanish Foreign Legion in the Spanish Civil War, 1936. Forthcoming from University of Missouri Press in April 2016


Recommended
23 March 2016

Our Recommended Reading page has been updated to reflect our latest suggestions for books we think deserve an extra measure of attention.


Forthcoming from Regnery
23 March 2016

Yenne, Bill. Panic in the Pacific: How America Prepared for the West Coast Invasion. Forthcoming from Regnery Publishing, Inc in November 2016


Forthcoming from Routledge
23 March 2016

Jones, Kevin. Intelligence, Command and Military Operations: The Eighth Army Campaign in Italy, 1943-45. Forthcoming from Routledge in April 2016


Forthcoming from Atlantic
22 March 2016

Wortman, Marc. 1941: Fighting the Shadow War: A Divided America in a World at War. Forthcoming from Atlantic Monthly Press in April 2016


Now available from Helion
21 March 2016

Rogers, David. Shadow Factories: Britain's Production Facilities and the Second World War. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2016


Forthcoming from Haynes
21 March 2016

Beam, Roger. Englandspiel: The England Game, SOE's Worst Wartime Disaster. Forthcoming from Haynes Publishing in April 2016


Book review
20 March 2016

Harmsen, Peter. Shanghai 1937: Stalingrad on the Yangtze. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2013

Read our review


Now available from HUP
19 March 2016

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


Forthcoming from Berkley
19 March 2016

Yenne, Bill. When Tigers Ruled the Sky: The Flying Tigers: American Outlaw Pilots over China in World War II. Forthcoming from Berkley in July 2016


Forthcoming from History Press
19 March 2016

Fowler, Will. The Last Raid: The Commandos, Channel Islands and Final Nazi Raid. Forthcoming from The History Press in April 2016


Forthcoming from Amberley
18 March 2016

Trigg, Jonathan. The Defeat of the Luftwaffe: The Eastern Front 1941-45, A Strategy for Disaster. Forthcoming from Amberley Publishing in April 2016


Forthcoming from Osprey
18 March 2016

Hooton, E.R. War over the Steppes: The Air Campaigns on the Eastern Front 1941-45. Forthcoming from Osprey Publishing in October 2016


Now available from Oklahoma
17 March 2016

Linderman, A. R. B. Rediscovering Irregular Warfare: Colin Gubbins and the Origins of Britain's Special Operations Executive. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016


Forthcoming from Mercier
17 March 2016

Hewitt, John. Ireland's Aviator Heroes of World War II. Forthcoming from Mercier Press Ltd in April 2016


Forthcoming from McFarland
17 March 2016

Wolk, Bruce H. Jewish Aviators in World War II: Personal Narratives of American Men and Women. Forthcoming from McFarland & Company, Inc in April 2016


Now available from Tauris
16 March 2016

de Wailly, Henri. Invasion Syria, 1941: Churchill and de Gaulle's Forgotten War. London: I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd, 2016


News from Alexander Hill
16 March 2016

Author Alexander Hill notified us that Cambridge University Press is scheduled to publish his The Red Army and the Second World War—the first title in CUP's new "Armies of the Second World War" series—in August.


Self-Publisher
15 March 2016

We've added another self-publisher, History and Latte Ltd, and book, Operation Ironclad: The British Invasion of Madagascar, to our Directory of Self-Publishers.

If you've self-published a military-related title about World War II, especially if you're a veteran writing about your wartime experiences, please send us information so we can add you to the Directory.


Forthcoming from NIP
15 March 2016

Russell, David Lee. The War Begins: The Navy's Early Carrier Raids, February-May 1942. Forthcoming from Naval Institute Press in May 2016


Now available from North Texas
14 March 2016

Rickman, Sarah Byrn. WASP of the Ferry Command: Women Pilots, Uncommon Deeds. College Station, TX: University of North Texas Press, 2016


Book review
13 March 2016

Chandler, David P., Robert Cribb, and Li Narangoa (editors). End of Empire: 100 Days in 1945 That Changed Asia and the World. Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2016

Read our review


Now available from Editions Caraktere
12 March 2016

Mermet, Jean-Claude and Christian-Jacques Ehrengardt. Messerschmitt Bf 109. Aix-en-Provence, France: Editions Caraktere, 2016


Forthcoming from Winged Hussar
12 March 2016

Rospond, Vincent W. The Polish Army in 1939. Forthcoming from Winged Hussar Publishing in September 2016


Recommended
11 March 2016

We've updated our Recommended Reading page to reflect our latest suggestions for books that deserve an extra measure of attention.


Forthcoming from UPK
11 March 2016

Rigg, Bryan Mark. The Rabbi Saved by Hitler's Soldiers: Rebbe Joseph Isaac Schneersohn and His Astonishing Rescue. Forthcoming from University Press of Kansas in June 2016


In memoriam
11 March 2016

Elizabeth Strohfus—a pioneering WWII WASP aviator—died on 6 March in Minnesota at the age of 96.


Forthcoming from Stackpole
10 March 2016

Baumer, Robert W. Old Hickory: The American 30th Infantry Division in World War II. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in August 2016


Now available from McFarland
10 March 2016

Kolakowski, Christopher L. Last Stand on Bataan: The Defense of the Philippines, December 1941 - May 1942. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2016


Forthcoming from R and L
9 March 2016

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


News from Pen & Sword
8 March 2016

We're pleased to report safe arrival here of a package from Barnsley with these two new books:


In memoriam
8 March 2016

Captain Eric "Winkle" Brown—a highly decorated RN pilot who flew almost 500 different types of aircraft and subsequently wrote several books about his experiences during and after WWII—died on 21 February in England at the age of 97.


Now available from the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies
7 March 2016

Chandler, David P., Robert Cribb, and Li Narangoa (editors). End of Empire: 100 Days in 1945 That Changed Asia and the World. Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2016


Cadman
7 March 2016

If you're interested in reading / collecting / purchasing books about the Second World War, you owe it to yourself to take a look at "Catalogue #145" from T. Cadman WW2 Books, which is filled with quality items for sale at reasonable prices.


Book review
6 March 2016

Majd, Mohammad Gholi. August 1941: The Anglo-Russian Occupation of Iran and Change of Shahs. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2012

Read our review


Forthcoming from State House
5 March 2016

Mims, James W. From Midland to Mindanao: Reminiscences of the War in the Pacific. Forthcoming from State House Press in April 2016


Now available from Indiana
4 March 2016

Day, Ronnie. New Georgia: The Second Battle for the Solomons. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2016


News from AOW
4 March 2016

Bob Ruman—long-time collector, proprietor of Articles of War, and bastion of independent bookselling—has announced that he is in the process of selling most of his personal collection of 5000 military titles. For more information, contact Bob via his AOW store on eBay.


Forthcoming from Da Capo
3 March 2016

Lyman, Robert. Among the Headhunters: An Extraordinary World War II Story of Survival in the Burmese Jungle. Forthcoming from Da Capo Press in June 2016


Forthcoming from Mercier
2 March 2016

Hewitt, John. Ireland's Aviator Heroes of World War II. Forthcoming from Mercier Press Ltd in April 2016


Now available from RZM
1 March 2016

Nash, Douglas and Remy Spezzano. Kampfgruppe Muhlenkamp: 5. SS-Panzer-Division Wiking, Eastern Poland, July 1944. Stamford, CT: RZM Publishing, 2016

 

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