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Forthcoming from CUP
29 April 2017

Barkawi, Tarak. Soldiers of Empire: Indian and British Armies in World War II. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in May 2017


Forthcoming from Fighting High
29 April 2017

Bond, Steve and Steve Darlow et al. Bomber Command Battle of Berlin Failed to Return. Forthcoming from Fighting High in May 2017


Now available from Schiffer
28 April 2017

Michaelis, Rolf. Heinrich Himmler: A Detailed History of his Offices Commands and Organizations in Nazi Germany. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2017


Forthcoming from Frontline
28 April 2017

Goss, Chris. Junkers Ju 88: The Twilight Years: Biscay to the Fall of Germany. Forthcoming from Frontline / Pen and Sword Books Ltd in May 2017


Forthcoming from Casemate
28 April 2017

Butler, Daniel Allen. Pearl: The 7th of December 1941. Forthcoming from Casemate in November 2017


Now available from Stackpole
27 April 2017

Diamond, Jon. First Blood in North Africa: Operation Torch and the U.S. Campaign in Africa in WWII. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2017


Zap 1
27 April 2017

Zapotoczny, Walter S. Decima Flottiglia MAS: The Best Commandos of the Second World War. Forthcoming from Fonthill Media Limited in May 2017


Zap 2
27 April 2017

Zapotoczny, Walter S. The 110th Holds in the Ardennes: The Blunting of Hitler's Last Gamble and the Invasion of the Reich. Forthcoming from I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd in May 2017


Forthcoming from Amsterdam
26 April 2017

Porter, Edgar A. and Ran Ying Porter. Japanese Reflections on World War II and the American Occupation. Forthcoming from Amsterdam University Press in May 2017


Hero by another name
26 April 2017

Kleiss, N. Jack with Timothy and Laura Orr. Never Call Me a Hero: A Legendary American Dive-Bomber Pilot Remembers the Battle of Midway. Forthcoming from William Morrow and Company in May 2017


Now available from OUP
25 April 2017

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


Forthcoming from Basic
25 April 2017

Eisner, Peter. MacArthur's Spies: The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster Who Defied the Japanese in World War II. Forthcoming from Basic Books in May 2017


Recommendation notification
25 April 2017

We've updated our Recommended Reading page with some titles we think deserve an extra measure of attention.


The bones of a British grenadier
24 April 2017

Divided Loyalty: Britain's Polish Ally during the Second World War by Wieslaw Rogalski is now available from Helion & Company, dealing with Polish regime changes during the years from 1939 through 1945.


Scorched earth Down Under
24 April 2017

Rosen, Sue. Scorched Earth: Australia's Secret Plan for Total War under Japanese Invasion in World War Two. Forthcoming from Allen & Unwin in May 2017


Book review
23 April 2017

Gunn, Geoffrey C. (editor). Wartime Macau: Under the Japanese Shadow. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2016

Read our review


Now available from Kansas
22 April 2017

Callahan, Raymond. Triumph at Imphal-Kohima: How the Indian Army Finally Stopped the Japanese Juggernaut. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2017


Forthcoming from Pelican
21 April 2017

Bradle, William R. The Daring World War II Raid on Ploesti. Forthcoming from Pelican Publishing Company in May 2017


Now available from Seaforth
20 April 2017

Boyd, Andrew. The Royal Navy in Eastern Waters: Linchpin of Victory 1935-1942. Barnsley, UK: Seaforth / Pen & Sword, 2017


Forthcoming from Kentucky
19 April 2017

Nance, William Stuart. Sabers Through the Reich: World War II Corps Cavalry from Normandy to the Elbe. Forthcoming from University Press of Kentucky in May 2017


Forthcoming from Bantam
19 April 2017

Holland, James. The War in the West, volume 2: The Allies Fight Back 1941-1943. Forthcoming from Bantam Books in May 2017


Forthcoming from History Press
19 April 2017

Tucker-Jones, Anthony. Slaughter on the Eastern Front: Hitler and Stalin's War 1941-1945. Forthcoming from The History Press in May 2017


Now available from North Texas
18 April 2017

Ritter, Jonathan Templin. Stilwell and Mountbatten in Burma: Allies at War, 1943-1944. Denton, TX: University of North Texas Press, 2017


Forthcoming from OUP
18 April 2017

Stone, Dan. Concentration Camps: A Short History. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in May 2017


Now available from Casemate
17 April 2017

Zetterling, Niklas. Blitzkrieg: From the Ground Up. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2017


Book review
16 April 2017

Hague, Arnold. The Allied Convoy System, 1939-1945: Its Organization, Defence and Operation. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2000

Read our review


News from Amber
15 April 2017

Amber Books reports from London about two new "Technical Guide" publications:


Forthcoming from NIP
14 April 2017

Boyer, Allen D. Rocky Boyer's War: An Unvarnished History of the Air Blitz That Won the War in the Southwest Pacific. Forthcoming from Naval Institute Press in May 2017


In memoriam
14 April 2017

Hans Skalagard—a native of the Faeroe Islands and mariner who survived the sinkings of three merchant vessels by U-boats during WWII, and subsequently opened his Square Rigger Art Gallery in Carmel after retiring from the sea—died on 3 March in California at the age of 93.


Now available from Routledge
13 April 2017

Kahn, Martin. The Western Allies and Soviet Potential in World War II: Economy, Society and Military Power. London: Routledge, 2017


Forthcoming from Sussex
13 April 2017

Seoane, Emilio Grandio. A Balancing Act: British Intelligence in Spain during the Second World War. Forthcoming from Sussex Academic Press in December 2017


Now available from Helion
12 April 2017

Sdvizhkov, Igor. Confronting Case Blue: The Briansk Front's Attempt to Derail the German Drive to the Caucasus, July 1942. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2017


Forthcoming from Potomac
12 April 2017

Hantzis, Steven James. Rails of War: Supplying the Americans and Their Allies in China-Burma-India. Forthcoming from Potomac Books Inc in May 2017


Forthcoming from The History Press
11 April 2017

Chambers, Mark A. Junkers Military Aircraft of World War Two. Forthcoming from The History Press in May 2017


Now available from Oklahoma
10 April 2017

Bechthold, Mike. Flying to Victory: Raymond Collishaw and the Western Desert Campaign, 1940-1941. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2017


Book review
9 April 2017

Megargee, Geoffrey P. Inside Hitler's High Command. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2000

Read our review


War Diary reminder
9 April 2017

This 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 9 April 1940 standing out as a fairly important date.


Stalingrad Lite
8 April 2017

If your bookshelves aren't sturdy enough to withstand the weight of the five-volume Stalingrad Trilogy by David Glantz, you're in luck. Stalingrad—the one-volume abridgment of that series—is now available from University Press of Kansas.


Wait, wait, waiting for it
8 April 2017

Kotkin, Stephen. Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941. Forthcoming from Penguin Press in October 2017


Forthcoming from Casemate
7 April 2017

Jephson, F.R. and Chris Jephson. The Day Rommel Was Stopped: The Battle of Ruweisat Ridge, 2 July 1942. Forthcoming from Casemate in December 2017


Now available from Helion
6 April 2017

Hunt, Vincent. Blood in the Forest: The End of the Second World War in the Courland Pocket. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2017


War Diary reminder
6 April 2017

This 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 6 April 1941 standing out as a fairly important date.


News from Oz
5 April 2017

Jason Mark tells us he has uncovered more new info and photos, and he's currently working hard to finish Stalingrad: Graveyard of the Panzers, volume 1. "I should have," he reports, "some news in about a month or so."


In memoriam
5 April 2017

William Arthur Crump—a veteran of the 10th Mountain Division who received two Bronze Stars in action in Italy—died on 28 March in California at the age of 92.


Battle and aftermath
4 April 2017

The Surrender of Singapore: Three Years of Hell by Stephen Wynn is now available from Naval Institute Press.


Subject matters
4 April 2017

Looking for books on a particular wartime subject? Our Stone & Stone bibliographies contain more than 5000 individual WWII topics on file, all completely cross-referenced with links to related subjects, and each one packed with relevant books. You can also use the "Quick-Finder" feature in the upper left of any of our pages (select "subject" from the pop-up menu) to search for specific topics.

For an example of our bibliographies, take a look at our page for Singapore.


Forthcoming from Allen Lane
3 April 2017

Todman, Daniel. Britain's War, volume 2: A New World, 1942-1947. Forthcoming from Allen Lane in November 2017


Now available from OUP
1 April 2017

Berghoff, Hartmut (editor). Consumer on the Home Front: Second World War Civilian Consumption in Comparative Perspective. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017


War Diary reminder
1 April 2017

This 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 1 April 1945 standing out as a fairly important date.

 

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