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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
20 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

Read our review


Doom
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


Fiasco
6 May 2017

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


Chaos
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


Forthcoming from CUP
29 April 2017

Barkawi, Tarak. Soldiers of Empire: Indian and British Armies in World War II. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in May 2017


Forthcoming from Fighting High
29 April 2017

Bond, Steve and Steve Darlow et al. Bomber Command Battle of Berlin Failed to Return. Forthcoming from Fighting High in May 2017


Now available from Schiffer
28 April 2017

Michaelis, Rolf. Heinrich Himmler: A Detailed History of his Offices Commands and Organizations in Nazi Germany. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2017


Forthcoming from Frontline
28 April 2017

Goss, Chris. Junkers Ju 88: The Twilight Years: Biscay to the Fall of Germany. Forthcoming from Frontline / Pen and Sword Books Ltd in May 2017


Forthcoming from Casemate
28 April 2017

Butler, Daniel Allen. Pearl: The 7th of December 1941. Forthcoming from Casemate in November 2017


Now available from Stackpole
27 April 2017

Diamond, Jon. First Blood in North Africa: Operation Torch and the U.S. Campaign in Africa in WWII. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2017


Zap 1
27 April 2017

Zapotoczny, Walter S. Decima Flottiglia MAS: The Best Commandos of the Second World War. Forthcoming from Fonthill Media Limited in May 2017


Zap 2
27 April 2017

Zapotoczny, Walter S. The 110th Holds in the Ardennes: The Blunting of Hitler's Last Gamble and the Invasion of the Reich. Forthcoming from I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd in May 2017


Forthcoming from Amsterdam
26 April 2017

Porter, Edgar A. and Ran Ying Porter. Japanese Reflections on World War II and the American Occupation. Forthcoming from Amsterdam University Press in May 2017


Hero by another name
26 April 2017

Kleiss, N. Jack with Timothy and Laura Orr. Never Call Me a Hero: A Legendary American Dive-Bomber Pilot Remembers the Battle of Midway. Forthcoming from William Morrow and Company in May 2017


Now available from OUP
25 April 2017

Steinacher, Gerald. Humanitarians at War: The Red Cross in the Shadow of the Holocaust. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017


Forthcoming from Basic
25 April 2017

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


Recommendation notification
25 April 2017

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


The bones of a British grenadier
24 April 2017

Divided Loyalty: Britain's Polish Ally during the Second World War by Wieslaw Rogalski is now available from Helion & Company, dealing with Polish regime changes during the years from 1939 through 1945.


Scorched earth Down Under
24 April 2017

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


Book review
23 April 2017

Gunn, Geoffrey C. (editor). Wartime Macau: Under the Japanese Shadow. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2016

Read our review


Now available from Kansas
22 April 2017

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


Forthcoming from Pelican
21 April 2017

Bradle, William R. The Daring World War II Raid on Ploesti. Forthcoming from Pelican Publishing Company in May 2017


Now available from Seaforth
20 April 2017

Boyd, Andrew. The Royal Navy in Eastern Waters: Linchpin of Victory 1935-1942. Barnsley, UK: Seaforth / Pen & Sword, 2017


Forthcoming from Kentucky
19 April 2017

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


Forthcoming from Bantam
19 April 2017

Holland, James. The War in the West, volume 2: The Allies Fight Back 1941-1943. Forthcoming from Bantam Books in May 2017


Forthcoming from History Press
19 April 2017

Tucker-Jones, Anthony. Slaughter on the Eastern Front: Hitler and Stalin's War 1941-1945. Forthcoming from The History Press in May 2017


Now available from North Texas
18 April 2017

Ritter, Jonathan Templin. Stilwell and Mountbatten in Burma: Allies at War, 1943-1944. Denton, TX: University of North Texas Press, 2017


Forthcoming from OUP
18 April 2017

Stone, Dan. Concentration Camps: A Short History. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in May 2017


Now available from Casemate
17 April 2017

Zetterling, Niklas. Blitzkrieg: From the Ground Up. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2017


Book review
16 April 2017

Hague, Arnold. The Allied Convoy System, 1939-1945: Its Organization, Defence and Operation. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2000

Read our review


News from Amber
15 April 2017

Amber Books reports from London about two new "Technical Guide" publications:


Forthcoming from NIP
14 April 2017

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


In memoriam
14 April 2017

Hans Skalagard—a native of the Faeroe Islands and mariner who survived the sinkings of three merchant vessels by U-boats during WWII, and subsequently opened his Square Rigger Art Gallery in Carmel after retiring from the sea—died on 3 March in California at the age of 93.


Now available from Routledge
13 April 2017

Kahn, Martin. The Western Allies and Soviet Potential in World War II: Economy, Society and Military Power. London: Routledge, 2017


Forthcoming from Sussex
13 April 2017

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 Helion
12 April 2017

Sdvizhkov, Igor. Confronting Case Blue: The Briansk Front's Attempt to Derail the German Drive to the Caucasus, July 1942. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2017


Forthcoming from Potomac
12 April 2017

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


Forthcoming from The History Press
11 April 2017

Chambers, Mark A. Junkers Military Aircraft of World War Two. Forthcoming from The History Press in May 2017


Now available from Oklahoma
10 April 2017

Bechthold, Mike. Flying to Victory: Raymond Collishaw and the Western Desert Campaign, 1940-1941. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2017


Book review
9 April 2017

Megargee, Geoffrey P. Inside Hitler's High Command. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2000

Read our review


War Diary reminder
9 April 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 9 April 1940 standing out as a fairly important date.


Stalingrad Lite
8 April 2017

If your bookshelves aren't sturdy enough to withstand the weight of the five-volume Stalingrad Trilogy by David Glantz, you're in luck. Stalingrad—the one-volume abridgment of that series—is now available from University Press of Kansas.


Wait, wait, waiting for it
8 April 2017

Kotkin, Stephen. Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941. Forthcoming from Penguin Press in October 2017


Forthcoming from Casemate
7 April 2017

Jephson, F.R. and Chris Jephson. The Day Rommel Was Stopped: The Battle of Ruweisat Ridge, 2 July 1942. Forthcoming from Casemate in December 2017


Now available from Helion
6 April 2017

Hunt, Vincent. Blood in the Forest: The End of the Second World War in the Courland Pocket. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2017


War Diary reminder
6 April 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 6 April 1941 standing out as a fairly important date.


News from Oz
5 April 2017

Jason Mark tells us he has uncovered more new info and photos, and he's currently working hard to finish Stalingrad: Graveyard of the Panzers, volume 1. "I should have," he reports, "some news in about a month or so."


In memoriam
5 April 2017

William Arthur Crump—a veteran of the 10th Mountain Division who received two Bronze Stars in action in Italy—died on 28 March in California at the age of 92.


Battle and aftermath
4 April 2017

The Surrender of Singapore: Three Years of Hell by Stephen Wynn is now available from Naval Institute Press.


Subject matters
4 April 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 Singapore.


Forthcoming from Allen Lane
3 April 2017

Todman, Daniel. Britain's War, volume 2: A New World, 1942-1947. Forthcoming from Allen Lane in November 2017


Now available from OUP
1 April 2017

Berghoff, Hartmut (editor). Consumer on the Home Front: Second World War Civilian Consumption in Comparative Perspective. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017


War Diary reminder
1 April 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 1 April 1945 standing out as a fairly important date.

 

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Hays, J.J. United States Army Ground Forces TOE, World War II, vol 3: The Airborne Division 1942-1945, part one. Milton Keynes, UK: Military Press, 2003

ISBN 0-85420-204-8

ix + 135 pages

Prefix [sic]; Author's Biography; Introduction; Symbols; Silhouettes Key; Abbreviations; tables; organigrams; TOEs

Hay....

 

 

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