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Now available from Classic
31 May 2017

Olrog, Mikael. Dornier Do 215: Luftwaffe and Other Operators 1938-1945. Hinckley, UK: Classic Publications, 2017

Now available from Casemate
31 May 2017

Forty, Simon, Leo Marriott and George Forty. The Normandy Battlefields: Bocage and Breakout: From the Beaches to the Falaise Gap. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2017

Serbia, coming soon
31 May 2017

Prusin, Alexander. Serbia under the Swastika: A World War II Occupation. Forthcoming from University of Illinois Press in June 2017

The Baltic
30 May 2017

The Naval War in the Baltic, 1939-1945 by Poul Grooss has been released in the UK by Seaforth (an imprint of Pen & Sword) while the US edition is scheduled to be published by Naval Institute Press in about two weeks.

Forthcoming from Allen & Unwin
30 May 2017

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

Now available from CUP
29 May 2017

James, Karl (editor). Kokoda: Beyond the Legend. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2017

Forthcoming from Fonthill
29 May 2017

Mansolas, Angelos. Monte Cassino January-May 1944: The Legend of the Green Devils. Forthcoming from Fonthill Media Limited in June 2017

Book review
28 May 2017

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

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Now available from Casemate
27 May 2017

King, Martin, Ken Johnson and Michael Collins. Warriors of the 106th: The Last Infantry Division in WWII. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2017

Forthcoming from Stackpole
27 May 2017

Katz, David. South Africans vs. Rommel. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in September 2017

News from the Netherlands
26 May 2017

R.N. Sigmond—specialists in Operation Market-Garden—will be publishing Freddie Gough's Specials at Arnhem: An Illustrated History of the 1st Airborne Reconnaissance Squadron by Robert Hilton in June.

Now available from Helion
25 May 2017

Harrison, Richard W. (editor). The Budapest Operation, 29 October 1944 - 13 February 1945: An Operational-Strategic Study. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2017

News from Hellgate
24 May 2017

Up in Oregon, Hellgate has released two new WWII titles:

Forthcoming from Pen & Sword
24 May 2017

Kavalerchik, Boris and Lev Lopukhovsky. The Price of Victory: The Red Army's Casualties in the Great Patriotic War. Forthcoming from Pen and Sword Books Ltd in June 2017

News from Winged Hussar
23 May 2017

Vincent Rospond tells us—thanks very much!—that Winged Hussar Publishing will be "re-editing and re-publishing all The Nafziger Collection [titles] in trade editions," with the first WWII reprint being the highly regarded Case White: The German Army in the Polish Campaign, September 1939 by William Russ, originally published in 2006.

Film tie-in?
23 May 2017

Grub Street has released a softcover reprint of Air Battle for Dunkirk, 26 May - 3 June 1940 by Norman Franks.

Forthcoming from NIP
23 May 2017

Naval Institute Press has these two titles on the schedule for next month:

News from Germany
22 May 2017

Luftfahrtverlag has released a revised and expanded edition of Endkampf um das Reichsgebiet 1944-45, Ostfront by Axel Urbanke.

"We have reworked the book and all the photos are now in a better quality than before. Some photos are new, some bigger than before. Some maps are now in colour and the captions are a little bigger. All together the reprinted book has 20 more pages. In German and English."

Now available from The History Press
19 May 2017

Chambers, Mark A. Junkers Military Aircraft of World War Two. Stroud, UK: The History Press, 2017

Oxford town, Oxford town
19 May 2017

Oxford University Press has scheduled three WWII-related titles for publication within the next few weeks:

Forthcoming from Fonthill
18 May 2017

Wiberg, Eric. U-Boats off Bermuda: Patrol Summaries and Merchant Ship Survivors Landed in Bermuda 1940-1944. Forthcoming from Fonthill Media Limited in June 2017

Forthcoming from Dundurn
17 May 2017

Rose, Larry D. Ten Decisions: Canada's Best, Worst, and Most Far Reaching Decisions of the Second World War. Forthcoming from Dundurn Group in November 2017

Now available from Helion
16 May 2017

Vockins, Mike. Chig: Sky Pilot to the Glider Pilots of Arnhem. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2017

May we suggest....
16 May 2017

We've updated our Recommended Reading page, which is where we highlight those titles we think deserve an extra measure of attention from readers.

Now available from NIP
15 May 2017

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

T. Cadman
15 May 2017

Printed "Catalogue #152" from T. Cadman WW2 Books is in the mail with a great selection of new and used titles for sale.

Book review
14 May 2017

Osborn, Patrick R. Operation Pike: Britain versus the Soviet Union, 1939-1941. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000

Read our review

Forthcoming from Casemate
13 May 2017

Heidkamper, Otto. Vitebsk: The Fight and Destruction of Third Panzer Army. Forthcoming from Casemate in September 2017

News from Hungary
12 May 2017

PeKo Publishing tells us they have two new titles available in their popular Photobook series:

Forthcoming from McFarland
12 May 2017

Newell, Reg. Operation Squarepeg: The Allied Invasion of the Green Islands, February 1944. Forthcoming from McFarland & Company, Inc in June 2017

Now available from Kentucky
11 May 2017

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

Forthcoming from Da Capo
10 May 2017

Sloan, Bill. Their Backs against the Sea: The Battle of Saipan and the Largest Banzai Attack of World War II. Forthcoming from Da Capo Press in June 2017

War Diary reminder
10 May 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 10 May 1940 standing out as a fairly important date.

Camps and Ghettos, volume III
9 May 2017

According to general editor Geoffrey Megargee, The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Encyclopedia of Camps and Ghettos, 1933-1945, volume III: Camps and Ghettos Under European Regimes Aligned with Nazi Germany will be published by Indiana University Press early next year.

Now available from OUP
9 May 2017

Stone, Dan. Concentration Camps: A Short History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017

Now available from Pelican
9 May 2017

Barlow, Cassie and Sue Hill Norrod. Saluting Our Grandmas: Women of World War II. Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Company, 2017

News from Robert Lyman
8 May 2017

Author Robert Lyman tells us—thanks very much—that his next book will be published early next year by Pegasus: Under a Darkening Sky: Americans in Hitler's Europe, 1939-1941.

Now available from Bantam
8 May 2017

Holland, James. The War in the West, volume 2: The Allies Fight Back 1941-1943. New York: Bantam Press, 2017

Book review
7 May 2017

Cherry, Niall. Doomed before the Start: The Allied Intervention in Norway 1940, Volume 1: The Road to Invasion and Early Moves. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2016

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6 May 2017

Cherry, Niall. Doomed before the Start: The Allied Intervention in Norway 1940, Volume 2: Evacuation and Further Naval Operations. Forthcoming from Helion & Company in June 2017

6 May 2017

Kiszely, John. Anatomy of a Campaign: The British Fiasco in Norway, 1940. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in June 2017

6 May 2017

Plevy, Harry. Norway 1940: Chronicle of a Chaotic Campaign. Forthcoming from Fonthill Media Limited in November 2017

Subject matters
6 May 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 the 1940 campaign in Norway.

Now available from Basic
5 May 2017

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

Forthcoming from Stackpole
5 May 2017

Stenger, Dieter. Panzers East and West: The History of the German 10th SS Panzer Division in World War II. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in August 2017

Forthcoming from PublicAffairs
5 May 2017

Hindley, Meredith. Destination Casablanca: Exile, Espionage, and the Battle for North Africa in World War II. Forthcoming from PublicAffairs in October 2017

Now available from Potomac
4 May 2017

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

Palm trees, hula girls, and white sand beaches
4 May 2017

Roy, Kaushik. Tropical Warfare in the Asia Pacific Region, 1941-45. Forthcoming from Routledge in June 2017

From Lawrence Paterson
3 May 2017

The UK edition of Hitler's Forgotten Flotillas: Kriegsmarine Security Forces by Lawrence Paterson is now available from the Seaforth imprint of Pen & Sword. The US edition is scheduled to be published by Naval Institute Press in June.

Forthcoming from Grub Street
3 May 2017

Franks, Norman. Air Battle for Dunkirk, 26 May - 3 June 1940. Forthcoming from Grub Street in June 2017

Soaring and searing
2 May 2017

Mulley, Clare. The Women Who Flew for Hitler: A True Story of Soaring Ambition and Searing Rivalry. Forthcoming from St Martin's Press in June 2017

Now available from McFarland
2 May 2017

Schiff, Vera with Jeff McLaughlin. Bound for Theresienstadt: Love, Loss and Resistance in a Nazi Concentration Camp. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2017

Forthcoming from Indiana
1 May 2017

Harper, Glyn. The Battle for North Africa: El Alamein and the Turning Point for World War II. Forthcoming from Indiana University Press in September 2017


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