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On the way from Schiffer:
Forthcoming from Bloomsbury
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
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
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
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
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
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
Rose, Jill. Nursing Churchill: Wartime Life from the Private Letters of Winston Churchill's Nurse. Stroud: Amberley Publishing, 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
Forthcoming from Grub Street
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
Dodd, Lindsey and David Lees (editors). Vichy France and Everyday Life. London: Bloomsbury, 2018
War Diary reminder
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
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
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
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
Edwards, Ted. Seven at Santa Cruz: The Life of Fighter Ace Stanley 'Swede' Vejtasa. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2018
Forthcoming from Amberley
Trigg, Jonathan. Voices of the Scandinavian Waffen-SS: The Final Testament of Hitler's Vikings. Forthcoming from Amberley Publishing in July 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
Now available from OUP
Morgan, Philip. Hitler's Collaborators: Choosing between Bad and Worse in Nazi-Occupied Western Europe. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018
Forthcoming from Da Capo
Whitlock, Flint. Desperate Valour: Triumph at Anzio. Forthcoming from Da Capo Press in October 2018
Now available from Palgrave Macmillan
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
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
Luftfahrtverlag has notified us that Embleme der Luftwaffe, volume 1: Nah- und Fernaufklaerer should be shelf-ready in about four weeks.
Forthcoming from Stackpole
Nijboer, Donald. Flak in World War II. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in September 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
Now available from NIAS
Gunn, Geoffrey C. Monarchical Manipulation in Cambodia: France, Japan, and the Sihanouk Crusade for Independence. Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2018
Italy on the march
It looks like four notable books about Italy are on our radarthree on the way and one newly availablefrom four different publishers:
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For an example of our bibliographies, take a look at our page for Italy during the war years.
Forthcoming from Pegasus
Lyman, Robert. Under a Darkening Sky: Americans in Hitler's Europe, 1939-1941. Forthcoming from Pegasus Books in November 2018
Georg von Tiesenhausenwho helped develop German V-weapons at Peenemunde, came to the US with Operation Paperclip, and eventually worked on the NASA space flight programdied on 3 June in Alabama at the age of 104.
Forthcoming from Simon & Schuster
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
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
Tweddle, Paul. The Other Battle of Britain, 1940: Bomber Command's Forgotten Summer. Forthcoming from The History Press in July 2018
News from Texas
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
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.
Rush, Robert Sterling. Hell in Huertgen Forest: The Ordeal & Triumph of an American Infantry Regiment. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2001
Forthcoming from Avonmore
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
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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