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Storm guns
30 June 2018

On the way from Schiffer:


Forthcoming from Bloomsbury
30 June 2018

Mark, Ethan. Japan's Occupation of Java in the Second World War: A Transnational History. Forthcoming from Bloomsbury in July 2018


Now available from CUP
29 June 2018

Statiev, Alexander. At War's Summit: The Red Army and the Struggle for the Caucasus Mountains in World War II. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2018


Churchillian in size
29 June 2018

What size? Churchill: Walking with Destiny by Andrew Roberts, coming from Viking in November, weighs in at 1088 pages. Instead of walking, maybe Winston should have been jogging.


Now available from Yale
28 June 2018

Jackson, Ashley. Persian Gulf Command: A History of the Second World War in Iran and Iraq. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2018


Forthcoming from PeKo
27 June 2018

Cockle, Tom. World War Two Photobook Series, volume 18: Panzer III on the Battlefield, volume 2. Forthcoming from PeKo Publishing in July 2018


News from Casemate
26 June 2018

The busy folks at Casemate have a heavy load of new WWII titles in the pipeline, including these items, all due for publication as soon as next month:


Now available from Amberley
25 June 2018

Rose, Jill. Nursing Churchill: Wartime Life from the Private Letters of Winston Churchill's Nurse. Stroud: Amberley Publishing, 2018


Book review
24 June 2018

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

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Forthcoming from Grub Street
23 June 2018

Shores, Christopher et al. A History of the Mediterranean Air War, 1940-1945, volume four. Forthcoming from Grub Street in September 2018


Now available from Bloomsbury
22 June 2018

Dodd, Lindsey and David Lees (editors). Vichy France and Everyday Life. London: Bloomsbury, 2018


War Diary reminder
22 June 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 22 June 1941 standing out as a fairly important date.


Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan
21 June 2018

McCann jr, Frank D. Brazil and the United States during World War II and Its Aftermath: Negotiating Alliance and Balancing Giants. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company in September 2018


Forthcoming from St Martin's
21 June 2018

McConahay, Mary Jo. The Tango War: The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin America During World War II. Forthcoming from St Martin's Press in September 2018


News from France
20 June 2018

Author Jean-Yves Mary reports that Editions Heimdal last week issued the fourth and final volume of his Memorial de la Bataille de France series. It will probably take a number of weeks before volume four reaches distributors in some other countries, such as Casemate in the USA.


Now available from NIP
19 June 2018

Edwards, Ted. Seven at Santa Cruz: The Life of Fighter Ace Stanley 'Swede' Vejtasa. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2018


Forthcoming from Amberley
18 June 2018

Trigg, Jonathan. Voices of the Scandinavian Waffen-SS: The Final Testament of Hitler's Vikings. Forthcoming from Amberley Publishing in July 2018


Book reviews
17 June 2018

Werhas, Mario and Bozidar Mikulcic. Handschar: 13th SS Mountain Division. Zagreb, Croatia: Despot Infinitus, 2018

Werhas, Mario and Bozidar Mikulcic. Prinz Eugen: 7th SS Volunteer Mountain Division. Zagreb, Croatia: Despot Infinitus, 2018

Read our reviews


Now available from OUP
16 June 2018

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


Forthcoming from Da Capo
15 June 2018

Whitlock, Flint. Desperate Valour: Triumph at Anzio. Forthcoming from Da Capo Press in October 2018


Now available from Palgrave Macmillan
14 June 2018

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


Now available from McFarland
13 June 2018

Williams, Greg H. The Last Days of the United States Asiatic Fleet: The Fates of the Ships and Those Aboard, December 8, 1941-February 5, 1942. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2018


News from Germany
12 June 2018

Luftfahrtverlag has notified us that Embleme der Luftwaffe, volume 1: Nah- und Fernaufklaerer should be shelf-ready in about four weeks.


Forthcoming from Stackpole
11 June 2018

Nijboer, Donald. Flak in World War II. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in September 2018


Book review
10 June 2018

Mary, Jean-Yves with Pascal Kerger. Memorial de la Bataille de France, volume 3: Du 5 au 16 Juin 1940. Bayeux: Editions Heimdal, 2017

Read our review


Now available from NIAS
9 June 2018

Gunn, Geoffrey C. Monarchical Manipulation in Cambodia: France, Japan, and the Sihanouk Crusade for Independence. Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2018


Italy on the march
8 June 2018

It looks like four notable books about Italy are on our radar—three on the way and one newly available—from four different publishers:


Subject matters
8 June 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 Italy during the war years.


Forthcoming from Pegasus
7 June 2018

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


In memoriam
7 June 2018

Georg von Tiesenhausen—who helped develop German V-weapons at Peenemunde, came to the US with Operation Paperclip, and eventually worked on the NASA space flight program—died on 3 June in Alabama at the age of 104.


Forthcoming from Simon & Schuster
6 June 2018

Vincent, Lynn and Sara Vladic. Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man. Forthcoming from Simon & Schuster in July 2018


War Diary reminder
6 June 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 June 1944 standing out as a fairly important date.


Forthcoming from The History Press
5 June 2018

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


News from Texas
4 June 2018

The new catalog from the Texas Book Consortium brings word of Flying with the Fifteenth Air Force: A B-24 Pilot's Missions from Italy during World War II by Tom Faulkner, scheduled for release in October 2018.


War Diary reminder
4 June 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 4 June 1942 standing out as a fairly important date.


Book review
3 June 2018

Rush, Robert Sterling. Hell in Huertgen Forest: The Ordeal & Triumph of an American Infantry Regiment. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2001

Read our review


Forthcoming from Avonmore
2 June 2018

Claringbould, Michael and Peter Ingman. South Pacific Air War, volume 2: The Struggle for Port Moresby, March-April 1942. Forthcoming from Avonmore Books in July 2018


Now available from Westholme Publishing
1 June 2018

Gutierrez, Dave. Patriots from the Barrio: The Story of Company E, 141st Infantry: The Only All Mexican American Army Unit in World War II. Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing, 2018

 

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