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Forthcoming from Bloomsbury
30 April 2018

Dodd, Lindsey Dodd and David Lees (editors). Vichy France and Everyday Life. Forthcoming from Bloomsbury in May 2018


Forthcoming from Seaforth
30 April 2018

Hore, Peter. Henry Harwood: Hero of the River Plate. Forthcoming from Seaforth / Pen & Sword in May 2018


Book review
29 April 2018

Tennent, Alan J. British and Commonwealth Merchant Ship Losses to Axis Submarines, 1939-1945. Stroud, England: Sutton Publishing, 2001

Read our review


Subject matters
29 April 2018

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 ships lost.


Now available from Casemate
28 April 2018

Buffetaut, Yves. 101st Airborne in Normandy: June 1944. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2018


Forthcoming from Routledge
27 April 2018

Jones, Ben. The Fleet Air Arm in the Second World War, volume II, 1942-1943: The Fleet Air Arm in Transition: The Mediterranean, Battle of the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean. Forthcoming from Routledge in May 2018


Now available from Panzerwrecks
26 April 2018

Archer, Lee. Panzerwrecks, volume 22: Desert. Monroe, NY: Panzerwrecks, 2018


Forthcoming from Viking
25 April 2018

Kleiner, Sam. The Flying Tigers: The Untold Story of the American Pilots Who Waged a Secret War Against Japan. Forthcoming from Viking in May 2018


Forthcoming from The History Press
25 April 2018

Tucker-Jones, Anthony. Kursk 1943: Hitler's Bitter Harvest. Forthcoming from The History Press in May 2018


Now available from Aperture
24 April 2018

Pisani, Arve Robert. Bocage: The Battle for Normandy. Reading, PA: Aperture Press, 2018


Forthcoming from OUP
24 April 2018

Symonds, Craig L. World War II at Sea: A Global History. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in May 2018


News from Helion
23 April 2018

Our friends in Solihull report that The Forgotten Battle of the Kursk Salient: 7th Guards Army's Stand against Army Detachment Kempf by Valeriy Zamulin—author of multiple books on Kursk—is now available.


Now available from North Carolina
21 April 2018

The busy folks at McFarland have released two new WWII titles:


Forthcoming from Illinois
20 April 2018

Bolzenius, Sandra M. Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took on the Army during World War II. Forthcoming from University of Illinois Press in May 2018


Forthcoming from Texas
19 April 2018

Witt, Peter A. Edith's War: Writings of a Red Cross Worker and Lifelong Champion of Social Justice. Forthcoming from Texas A&M University Press in May 2018


Now available from Yale
18 April 2018

Dunn, Susan. A Blueprint for War: FDR and the Hundred Days That Mobilized America. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2018


Forthcoming from Potomac
17 April 2018

Padgett, Philip. Advocating Overlord: The D-Day Strategy and the Atomic Bomb. Forthcoming from Potomac Books Inc in May 2018


Forthcoming from Stackpole
17 April 2018

Schultz, Duane. Patton's Last Gamble: The Disastrous Raid on POW Camp Hammelburg in World War II. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in May 2018


Now available from NIP
16 April 2018

Bourque, Stephen Alan. Beyond the Beach: The Allied War Against France. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2018


Book review
15 April 2018

Westermann, Edward B. Flak: German Anti-aircraft Defenses, 1914-1945. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2001

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Now available from ATB
14 April 2018

Ramsey, Winston and Gail Ramsey. The Axis Occupation of Europe Then and Now. London: After the Battle, 2018


Forthcoming from The History Press
14 April 2018

Tweddle, Paul. The Other Battle of Britain, 1940: Bomber Command's Forgotten Summer. Forthcoming from The History Press in July 2018


Now available from NewSouth
13 April 2018

Johnston, Mark. An Australian Band of Brothers: Don Company, Second 43rd Battalion, 9th Division. Sydney, NSW: NewSouth Books, 2018


In memoriam
13 April 2018

Edward Von der Porten—author of The German Navy in World War II and an expert on Sir Francis Drake—died on 8 April in California at the age of 84.


Occupy, 1
12 April 2018

Enstad, Johannes Due. Soviet Russians under Nazi Occupation: Fragile Loyalties in World War II. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in June 2018


Occupy, 2
12 April 2018

Tonsmeyer, Tatjana et al (editors). Coping with Hunger and Shortage under German Occupation in World War II. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company in June 2018


Occupy, 3
12 April 2018

Morgan, Philip. Hitler's Collaborators: Choosing between Bad and Worse in Nazi-Occupied Western Europe. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in June 2018


Subject matters
12 April 2018

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 German-occupied territories.


Now available from Greenhill
11 April 2018

Paterson, Lawrence. Otto Kretschmer: The Life of Germany's Highest Scoring U-Boat Commander. London: Greenhill Books, 2018


Forthcoming from Lexington
11 April 2018

Gerolymatos, Andre. The British and the Greek Resistance, 1936-1944: Spies, Saboteurs, and Partisans. Forthcoming from Lexington Books in April 2018


News from Croatia
10 April 2018

Despot Infinitus has published its latest WWII title in English, Pearl Harbor: December 7th, 1941, by Zvonimir Freivogel, who is also the co-author of DI's highly recommended Adriatic Naval War, 1940-1945.


Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan
9 April 2018

Burgwyn, H. James. Mussolini and the Salo Republic, 1943-1945: The Failure of a Puppet Regime. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company in May 2018


Book review
8 April 2018

Glantz, David. Operation Don's Main Attack: The Soviet Southern Front's Advance on Rostov, January-February 1943. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2018

Read our review


Big
7 April 2018

Big Sky Publishing in Australia has published The Unit Guide: The Australian Army 1939 - 1945 by Graham McKenzie-Smith. This is a six-volume set totaling 3000 pages and covering thousands of Aussie units in WWII with data on "unit formation, role, organisation, movements, operations and place in the Army's hierarchy." Big Sky. Big publication. Big price. We hope to have a big review.


Forthcoming from ForeEdge / University Press of New England
7 April 2018

LaSaine Jr, John T. Air Officer Commanding: Hugh Dowding, Architect of the Battle of Britain. Forthcoming from ForeEdge / University Press of New England in May 2018


Recommended
7 April 2018

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


Now available from Helion
6 April 2018

Szamveber, Norbert. Waffen-SS Armour in Normandy: The Combat History of SS Panzer Regiment 12 and SS Panzerjager Abteilung 12, Normandy 1944. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2018


Forthcoming from Allen Lane
6 April 2018

Todman, Daniel. Britain's War, volume 2: A New World, 1942-1947. Forthcoming from Allen Lane in March 2019


War Diary reminder
6 April 2018

This seems like an excellent 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.


Now available from UPK
5 April 2018

Judge, Sean M. The Turn of the Tide in the Pacific War: Strategic Initiative, Intelligence, and Command, 1941-1943. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2018


Forthcoming from Pegasus
4 April 2018

Lyman, Robert. Under a Darkening Sky: Americans in Hitler's Europe, 1939-1941. Forthcoming from Pegasus Books in November 2018


Forthcoming from Stackpole
3 April 2018

Schultz, Duane. Patton's Last Gamble: The Disastrous Raid on POW Camp Hammelburg in World War II. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in May 2018


Now available from UPK
2 April 2018

Dean, Peter J. MacArthur's Coalition: US and Australian Military Operations in the Southwest Pacific Area, 1942-1945. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2018

 

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