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We've added another self-publisher, Sea Breeze Publishing, and book, Shot Down: The True Story of Pilot Howard Snyder and the Crew of the B-17 Susan Ruth, to our Directory of Self-Publishers.
Forthcoming from Praeger
Zander, Patrick G. Hidden Armies of the Second World War: World War II Resistance Movements. Forthcoming from Praeger in September 2017
Now available from Schiffer
Afiero, Massimiliano. The 8th Waffen-SS Cavalry Division Florian Geyer: An Illustrated History. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2017
Forthcoming from McFarland
Newell, Reg. Operation Squarepeg: The Allied Invasion of the Green Islands, February 1944. Forthcoming from McFarland & Company, Inc in September 2017
Altobello, Brian. Into the Shadows Furious: The Brutal Battle for New Georgia. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 2000
Jeannie Rousseaua Frenchwoman who gathered intelligence and forwarded reports to London about the German V-weapons program and other topics, was arrested twice, and spent time in three German prison campsdied on 25 August in France at the age of 98.
The Marshal is in the House
Helion & Company has announced publication of Marshal Malinovskii: Hero of the Soviet Union by Boris Sokolov.
Forthcoming from one university press
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
Forthcoming from another university press
Guillemin, Jeanne. Hidden Atrocities: Japanese Germ Warfare and American Obstruction of Justice at the Tokyo Trial. Forthcoming from Columbia University Press in September 2017
Now available from Pelican
Drez, Ronald J. Predicting Pearl Harbor: Billy Mitchell and the Path to War. Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Company, 2017
Now available from OUP
Campbell, Ian. The Addis Ababa Massacre: Italy's National Shame. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017
Forthcoming from Liveright
Korda, Michael. Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory. Forthcoming from Liveright in September 2017
Forthcoming from Collins
Bishop, Patrick. Air Force Blue: The RAF in World War Two: Spearhead of Victory. Forthcoming from Collins in September 2017
The panzers are coming
For a variety of reasons, we don't normally mention pre-pub offers. In this case, the new promotion for Panzerkrieg: German Armoured Operations at Stalingrad, volume 1: Panzer-Abteilungen 103, 129 and 160 (the working title was "Stalingrad: Graveyard of the Panzers") seems to indicate the book's publication datestill unspecifieddraws nigh.
The airfields are here
Ramsey, Winston. Invasion Airfields Then and Now. London: After the Battle, 2017
Zetterling, Niklas. Normandy 1944: German Military Organization, Combat Power and Organizational Effectiveness. Winnipeg, Manitoba: J.J. Fedorowicz, 2000.
Now available from Kagero
Gil Martinez, Eduardo M. The Bulgarian Air Force in World War II: Germany's Forgotten Ally. Lublin, Poland: Kagero Publishing, 2017
Forthcoming from Stackpole
Katz, David. South Africans vs. Rommel. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in September 2017
Now available from Pelican
Bradle, William R. The Daring World War II Raid on Ploesti. Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Company, 2017
Forthcoming from Amberley
Eriksson, Patrick. Alarmstart: The German Fighter Pilot's Experience in the Second World War: North-Western Europe 1939-1944. Forthcoming from Amberley Publishing in September 2017
News from Alabama
University of Alabama Press has announced publication of Keep Your Airspeed Up: The Story of a Tuskegee Airman by Harold H. Brown and Marsha S. Bordner.
Forthcoming from Yale
Siemens, Daniel. Stormtroopers: A New History of Hitler's Brownshirts. Forthcoming from Yale University Press in November 2017
War Diary reminder
This seems like another 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 15 August 1945 standing out as a fairly important date.
Forthcoming from Routledge
Brody, J. Kenneth. Crucible of a Generation: How the Attack on Pearl Harbor Transformed America. Forthcoming from Routledge in September 2017
Forthcoming from Allen Lane
Todman, Daniel. Britain's War, volume 2: A New World, 1942-1947. Forthcoming from Allen Lane in November 2017
Now available from B and B
Crowley, Mark J and Sandra Trudgen Dawson. Home Fronts: Britain and the Empire at War, 1939-45. Martlesham, Suffolk: Boydell and Brewer, 2017
Forthcoming from University of North Texas
Elrod, Roy H. (Edited by Fred H. Allison). We Were Going to Win, Or Die There: With the Marines at Guadalcanal, Tarawa, and Saipan. Forthcoming from University of North Texas Press in September 2017
We've added another self-publisher, Abdellatif Lahlali, and book, War Stories from My Father, to our Directory of Self-Publishers. This is an especially unusual story, detailing the military career of a Moroccan radioman in the French Army from 1940 through 1955, including service in French Northwest Africa, Italy, and western Europe during WWII.
Now available from McFarland
Langworth, Richard M. Winston Churchill, Myth and Reality: What He Actually Did and Said. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2017
Hungarian news from HHP
Our neighbors at Helena History Press have in the pipeline three books about Hungary during World War II, with all expected to be available by November:
Check our listing for each book for full details from HHP.
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 Hungary.
War Diary reminder
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 August 1945 standing out as a fairly important date.
Forthcoming from Douglas & McIntyre
Zuehlke, Mark. The Cinderella Campaign: First Canadian Army and the Battles for the Channel Ports. Forthcoming from Douglas & McIntyre in November 2017
News from Kansas
University Press of Kansas reports that Flying against Fate: Superstition and Allied Aircrews in World War II by S. P. MacKenzie has arrived at the UPK warehouse.
Waiting for Miles, Monk, and Coltrane
Studdert, Will. The Jazz War: Radio, Nazism and the Struggle for the Airwaves in World War II. Forthcoming from I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd in November 2017
War Diary reminder
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 7 August 1942 standing out as a fairly important date.
May, Ernest R. Strange Victory: Hitler's Conquest of France. New York: Hill and Wang, 2000
Now available from Amberley
Buckton, Henry. Retreat: Dunkirk and the Evacuation of Western Europe. Stroud: Amberley Publishing, 2017
Alexander Hill, author of the meaty and highly-regarded The Red Army and the Second World War, tells us "I have a somewhat less meaty...but hopefully useful Osprey title coming out in early 2018, Soviet Destroyers of World War II."
Forthcoming from F & F
Rankin, Nicholas. Defending the Rock: How Gibraltar Defeated Hitler. Forthcoming from Faber & Faber in September 2017
Now available from Australia
Rosen, Sue. Scorched Earth: Australia's Secret Plan for Total War Under Japanese Invasion in World War Two. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 2017
Lieutenants and captains from the north
Hayes, Geoffrey. Crerar's Lieutenants: Inventing the Canadian Junior Army Officer, 1939-45. Forthcoming from University of British Columbia Press in September 2017
Forthcoming from Sussex
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 Osprey
Forsyth, Robert. Shadow over the Atlantic: The Luftwaffe and the U-boats: 1943-45. Oxford, UK: Osprey Publishing, 2017
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