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Now available from Bantam
31 October 2016

Hornfischer, James D. The Fleet at Flood Tide: America at Total War in the Pacific, 1944-1945. New York: Bantam, 2016

Forthcoming from Berghahn Books
31 October 2016

Lehnstaedt, Stephan. Occupation in the East: The Daily Lives of German Occupiers in Warsaw and Minsk, 1939-1944. Forthcoming from Berghahn Books in November 2016

In memoriam
31 October 2016

Audley Coulthurst—one of America's Tuskegee Airmen—died on 27 October in New York at the age of 92.

Book review
30 October 2016

Glantz, David M. and Jonathan M. House. The Battle of Kursk. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1999

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Forthcoming from Thomas Dunne
29 October 2016

Best, Nicholas. Seven Days of Infamy: Pearl Harbor around the World. Forthcoming from Thomas Dunne Books in November 2016

Forthcoming from TAMU
29 October 2016

Cooper, Jerry C. (editor). To Bataan and Back: The World War II Diary of Major Thomas Dooley. Forthcoming from Texas A&M University Press in November 2016

Now available from National Geographic
28 October 2016

Kagan, Neil and Stephen G. Hyslop. The Secret History of World War II: Spies, Code Breakers, and Covert Operations. Washington, DC: National Geographic, 2016

Forthcoming from Da Capo
27 October 2016

Harding, Stephen. Dawn of Infamy: A Sunken Ship, a Vanished Crew, and the Final Mystery of Pearl Harbor. Forthcoming from Da Capo Press in November 2016

Forthcoming from Morrow
27 October 2016

Stratton, Donald. All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor. Forthcoming from William Morrow and Company in November 2016

In memoriam
27 October 2016

WWII fighter pilot and post-war test pilot Robert Hoover—who flew with the US 52nd Fighter Group, was shot down in 1944, escaped from Stalag Luft 1, stole an Fw 190 from an unguarded field, and flew to safety—died in Los Angeles on 25 October at the age of 94.

Now available from Basic
26 October 2016

Fritzsche, Peter. An Iron Wind: Europe Under Hitler. New York: Basic Books, 2016

Forthcoming from Yale
26 October 2016

Stewart, Andrew. The First Victory: The Second World War and the East Africa Campaign. Forthcoming from Yale University Press in November 2016

News from Osprey
25 October 2016

It should come as no surprise to learn that Osprey Publishing has released several new WWII-related titles this month, including these three:

War Diary
25 October 2016

Today seems like a good opportunity to remind everyone about our detailed day-by-day chronicle of the Second World War, now amounting to more than 63,000 entries and growing, with 25 October 1944 standing out as an important date.

Forthcoming from Harvard
24 October 2016

Carruthers, Susan. The Good Occupation: American Soldiers and the Hazards of Peace. Forthcoming from Harvard University Press in November 2016

Book review
23 October 2016

Ness, Leland with Bin Shih. Kangzhan: Guide to Chinese Ground Forces 1937-45. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2016

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Forthcoming from Regnery
22 October 2016

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

Now available from Casemate
21 October 2016

Domagalski, John J. Under a Blood Red Sun: The Gallant Stand of America's Torpedo Boat Squadron 3 in the Philippines, 1941-42. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2016

News from Pen & Sword
20 October 2016

As usual, P&S has a schedule loaded with WWII-related titles for publication within the next few weeks. Here are some of the items due in November that caught our attention. Check our Pen & Sword page for more information.

Now available from Palgrave Macmillan
19 October 2016

Powell, Matthew. The Development of British Tactical Air Power, 1940-1943: A History of Army Co-operation Command. London: Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company, 2016

Forthcoming from OUP
18 October 2016

Frieser, Karl-Heinz. Germany and the Second World War, volume 8: The Eastern Front, 1943-1944: The War in the East and on the Neighbouring Fronts. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in March 2017

Now available from Glencannon
18 October 2016

Reminick, Gerald. The Merchant Marine Lighter Side of World War II. El Cerrito, CA: The Glencannon Press, 2016

Forthcoming from History Press
18 October 2016

Clarke, Dale. Britain's Final Defence: Arming the Home Guard, 1940-1944. Forthcoming from The History Press in November 2016

News from Colorado
17 October 2016

Email from International Historical Research Associates in Boulder informs us that Ken's Men against the Empire: The Illustrated History of the 43rd Bombardment Group During World War II, Volume I: Prewar to October 1943: The B-17 Era has been published and is now available. This book is part of the Eagles over the Pacific series from IHRA.

Forthcoming from Kansas
17 October 2016

Glantz, David. The Battle for Belorussia: The Red Army's Forgotten Campaign of October 1943 - April 1944. Forthcoming from University Press of Kansas in November 2016

Book review
16 October 2016

Levine, Alan J. The War against Rommel's Supply Lines, 1942-1943. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1999

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Now available from Casemate
15 October 2016

Saarelainen, Tapio. The White Sniper: Simo Hayha. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2016

Forthcoming from TAMU
15 October 2016

Delgado, James P. et al. The Lost Submarines of Pearl Harbor. Forthcoming from Texas A&M University Press in November 2016

14 October 2016

We've added another self-publisher, Steven Burgauer, and book, The Road to War: Duty and Drill, Courage and Capture, 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.

13 October 2016

We've updated our Recommended Reading list to include new arrivals that deserve an extra measure of attention.

Forthcoming from OUP
13 October 2016

Steinacher, Gerald. Humanitarians at War: The Red Cross in the Shadow of the Holocaust. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in February 2017

News from NewSouth
12 October 2016

University of New South Wales will be publishing a biography of journalist and author Chester Wilmot later this year. Look for Valiant for Truth: The Life of Chester Wilmot, War Correspondent by Neil McDonald and Peter Brune in December.

Now available from Casemate
12 October 2016

Stout, Jay A. Vanished Hero: The Life, War and Mysterious Disappearance of America's WWII Strafing King. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2016

Now available from Transaction
11 October 2016

Bogdanor, Paul. Kasztner's Crime. Edison, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2016

Forthcoming from Allen Lane
11 October 2016

Todman, Daniel. Britain's War, volume 2: A New World, 1942-1947. Forthcoming from Allen Lane in November 2016

Forthcoming from Sterling
10 October 2016

Darling, Ian. Heroes in the Skies: American Aviators in World War II. Forthcoming from Sterling Publishing in November 2016

Book reviews
9 October 2016

Vasey, Christopher. Nazi Intelligence Operations in Non-Occupied Territories: Espionage Efforts in the United States, Britain, South America and Southern Africa. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2016

Granatstein, J.L. The Weight of Command: Voices of Canada's Second World War Generals and Those Who Knew Them. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbia Press, 2016

Bauermeister, Christian and Jason Mark (editors). Iron Cross Brigade: The Story of Werner Gosel and Sturmgeschutz-Abteilung 244. Sydney: Leaping Horseman Books, 2016

Bergstrom, Christer. Operation Barbarossa 1941: Hitler against Stalin. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2016

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Now available from History Press
8 October 2016

Mitchelhill-Green, David. Tobruk 1942: Rommel and the Defeat of the Allies. Stroud, UK: The History Press, 2016

Forthcoming from S & S
7 October 2016

Twomey, Steve. Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack. Forthcoming from Simon & Schuster in November 2016

Forthcoming from Stackpole
7 October 2016

Veronico, Nicholas A. Pearl Harbor Air Raid: The Japanese Attack on the U.S. Pacific Fleet, December 7, 1941. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in November 2016

Now available from Crown
6 October 2016

Macintyre, Ben. Rogue Heroes: The History of the SAS, Britain's Secret Special Forces Unit That Sabotaged the Nazis and Changed the Nature of War. New York: Crown, 2016

News from Australia
5 October 2016

Leaping Horseman reports that Jason Mark's next book, Stalingrad: Graveyard of the Panzers, volume 1 is in preparation. It will contain comprehensive histories of the three panzer battalions (103, 129 and 160) that were components of the German 3rd, 29th, and 60th Motorized Divisions during the Stalingrad campaign. Scheduled for publication at the end of this year.

Forthcoming from Skyhorse
4 October 2016

McCrea, John L. Captain McCrea's War: The World War II Memoir of Franklin D. Roosevelt's Naval Aide and USS Iowa's First Commanding Officer. Forthcoming from Skyhorse Publishing in November 2016

Now available from Carrel
3 October 2016

Christie, William M. 1941: The America That Went to War. New York: Carrel Books, 2016

Forthcoming from NAL
3 October 2016

Brady, Tim. His Father's Son: The Life of General Ted Roosevelt, Jr.. Forthcoming from New American Library in January 2017

Book review
2 October 2016

Bimberg, Edward L. The Moroccan Goums: Tribal Warriors in a Modern War. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999

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Now available from Helion
1 October 2016

Nebolsin, Igor. Stalin's Favorite: The Combat History of the 2nd Guards Tank Army from Kursk to Berlin, volume 2: From Lublin to Berlin, July 1944 - May 1945. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2016

Forthcoming from Hippocrene
1 October 2016

Knab, Sophie Hodorowicz. Wearing the Letter P: Polish Women as Forced Laborers in Nazi Germany, 1939-1945. Forthcoming from Hippocrene Books, Inc in November 2016


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