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Authors and publishers of WWII-related books, please contact us so we can publicize the latest information about your new and forthcoming titles.

Now available from Prometheus
27 May 2015

Johnson, David Alan. Yanks in the RAF: The Story of Maverick Pilots and American Volunteers Who Joined Britain's Fight in WWII. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 20015


Forthcoming from O'Mara
27 May 2015

Rees, Sian. Lucie Aubrac: The French Resistance Heroine Who Defied the Gestapo. Forthcoming from Michael O'Mara Books in June 2015


News from Helion
26 May 2015

The folks at Helion seem to be ramping up production, with several new WWII-related titles on the schedule for release over the next few weeks, including these:


Forthcoming from Kansas
25 May 2015

Ellis, Frank. Barbarossa 1941: Reframing Hitler's Invasion of Stalin's Soviet Empire. Forthcoming from University Press of Kansas in November 2015


Now available from Palgrave
25 May 2015

Axelrod, Alan. Lost Destiny: Joe Kennedy Jr. and the Doomed WWII Mission to Save London. New York: Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company, 2015


Forthcoming from MMP
23 May 2015

Fernandez, Jose and Patrick Loureau. French Bombers of WWII. Forthcoming from MMP Books in June 2015


Forthcoming from Aurum
23 May 2015

McKay, Sinclair. The Secret Life of Fighter Command: The Men and Women Who Beat the Luftwaffe. Forthcoming from Aurum Press in July 2015


Forthcoming from Bloomsbury
22 May 2015

Pike, Francis. Hirohito's War: The Pacific War, 1941-1945. Forthcoming from Bloomsbury in June 2015


Forthcoming from Crecy
21 May 2015

Hagedorn Sr, Dan and Dan Hagedorn Jr. The Douglas B-18 and B-23: America's Forsaken Warriors. Forthcoming from Crecy Publishing Ltd in June 2015


Forthcoming from Stackpole
20 May 2015

Diamond, Jon. New Guinea: The Allied Jungle Campaign in World War II. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in June 2015


Forthcoming from Texas
19 May 2015

Littlejohn, Jeffrey L. and Charles H. Ford. The Enemy Within Never Did Without: German and Japanese Prisoners of War At Camp Huntsville, Texas, 1942-1945. Forthcoming from Texas Review Press in June 2015


Forthcoming from Da Capo
18 May 2015

Murphy, Brian. 81 Days Below Zero: The Incredible Survival Story of a World War II Pilot in Alaska's Frozen Wilderness. Forthcoming from Da Capo Press in June 2015


Forthcoming from Prometheus
16 May 2015

Johnson, David Alan. Yanks in the RAF: The Story of Maverick Pilots and American Volunteers Who Joined Britain's Fight in WWII. Forthcoming from Prometheus Books in June 2015


Self-Publisher
15 May 2015

We've added another self-publisher, Christopher Patrick O'Connor's Dog Ear Publishing, and his book, Taranto: The Raid, The Observer, The Aftermath, to our Directory of Self-Publishers.

If you've self-published a military-related title about World War II, especially if you're a veteran writing about your wartime experiences, please send us information so we can add you to the Directory.


Now available from Basic
14 May 2015

Neiberg, Michael. Potsdam: The End of World War II and the Remaking of Europe. New York: Basic Books, 2015


Forthcoming from Missouri
14 May 2015

Larson, R. Bruce. Secrets and Rivals: Wartime Letters and the Parents I Never Knew. Forthcoming from University of Missouri Press in June 2015

Mason, Keith W. My War in Italy: On the Ground and in Flight with the 15th Air Force. Forthcoming from University of Missouri Press in June 2015


Forthcoming from Kentucky
13 May 2015

Balck, Hermann. Order in Chaos: The Memoirs of General of Panzer Troops Hermann Balck. Forthcoming from University Press of Kentucky in June 2015


Cadman
13 May 2015

What did the postal carrier deliver today? "Catalogue #140" from our friend Tom at T. Cadman WW2 Books.


Now available from Macmillan
12 May 2015

Iredale, Will. The Kamikaze Hunters: Fighting for the Pacific, 1945. London: Macmillan, 2015


Forthcoming from Leaping Horseman
12 May 2015

Nevshemal, Martin. Objective Ponyri: The Defeat of XXXXI. Panzerkorps at Ponyri Train Station. Forthcoming from Leaping Horseman Books in June 2015


Forthcoming from Atlantic
11 May 2015

Holland, James. The War in the West: Volume 1: The Rise of Germany, 1939-1941. Forthcoming from Atlantic Monthly Press in October 2015


Forthcoming from Grub Street
11 May 2015

Wiseman, Andrew with Sean Feast. An Alien Sky: The Story of One Man's Remarkable Adventure in Bomber Command during the Second World War. Forthcoming from Grub Street in June 2015


In memoriam
11 May 2015

Wladyslaw Bartoszewski—who survived Auschwitz, served in the Polish underground, wrote about Poland's war years, spent more time in prison under martial law in the 1980s, and was twice named Polish foreign minister after 1989—died on 24 April in Poland at the age of 93.


Book review
10 May 2015

Moffatt, Jonathan and Audrey Holmes McCormick. Moon over Malaya: A Tale of Argylls and Marines. Stroud, UK: Tempus Publishing, 2002

Read our review


Now available from Norton
9 May 2015

Scott, James M. Target Tokyo: Jimmy Doolittle and the Raid That Avenged Pearl Harbor. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc, 2015

Kempowski, Walter. Swansong 1945: A Collective Diary of the Last Days of the Third Reich. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc, 2015


Forthcoming from Potomac
9 May 2015

Jourdan, David W. The Search for the Japanese Fleet: USS Nautilus and the Battle of Midway. Forthcoming from Potomac Books Inc in June 2015


Now available from FSG
8 May 2015

Wachsmann, Nikolaus. KL: A History of the Nazi Concentration Camps. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2015


Forthcoming from Aquila Polonica
8 May 2015

Baluk, Stefan Starba. Sikorski: No Simple Soldier. Forthcoming from Aquila Polonica Publishing in June 2015


War Diary reminder
8 May 2015

Today seems like a good day to remind everyone about our detailed day-by-day chronicle of the Second World War, now amounting to more than 62,000 entries and growing, with 8 May 1945 standing out as a fairly important date.


In memoriam
8 May 2015

James C. Wright—a B-24 bombardier with the USAAF 530th Bomb Squadron, recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross, author of The Flying Circus, and Congressman who served 34 years in the U.S. House of Representatives—died on 6 May 2015 in Texas as the age of 92.


Now available from Kansas
7 May 2015

Calhoun, Mark T. General Lesley J. McNair: Unsung Architect of the U.S. Army. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2015


Forthcoming from Stackpole
7 May 2015

Balkoski, Joseph. The Last Roll Call: The 29th Infantry Division Victorious, 1945. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in September 2015


Forthcoming from Winged Hussar
7 May 2015

Rospond, Vincent W. The Polish Army in 1939. Forthcoming from Winged Hussar Publishing in June 2015


Now available from Amber
6 May 2015

McNab, Chris. Germany's Secret Masterplan: How the Nazis Planned to Shape the World After Victory in WWII. London: Amber Books, 2015


Now available from Ampersand
6 May 2015

Doyle, David. U.S. Half-tracks: The Development and Deployment of the U.S. Army's Half-Track Vehicles, part one. Delray Beach, FL: Ampersand, 2015


Forthcoming from Bodley Head
5 May 2015

Stargardt, Nicholas. The German War: A Nation Under Arms, 1939-45. Forthcoming from Bodley Head in September 2015


Forthcoming from Collins
5 May 2015

Ashdown, Paddy. The Cruel Victory: The French Resistance, D-Day, and the Battle for the Vercors, 1944. Forthcoming from Collins in June 2015


News from Helion
4 May 2015

In addition to A European Anabasis: Western European Volunteers in the German Army and SS, 1940-45 by Kenneith W. Estes, Helion has released a batch of new military titles, including a few with some WWII-related content.


Book review
3 May 2015

Mallmann Showell, Jak P. Hitler's U-Boat Bases. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2002

Read our review


Now available from Zenith
2 May 2015

Keith, Phil. Stay the Rising Sun: The True Story of USS Lexington, Her Valiant Crew, and Changing the Course of World War II. Minneapolis, MN: Zenith Press, 2015


Forthcoming from Palgrave
1 May 2015

De Matos, Christine. Japan as the Occupier and the Occupied. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company in June 2015


Now available from Cornell
30 April 2015

Pennington, Lee K. Casualties of History: Wounded Japanese Servicemen and the Second World War. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2015


Forthcoming from Osprey
30 April 2015

Forczyk, Robert. The Caucasus 1942-43: Kleist's Race for Oil. Forthcoming from Osprey Publishing in May 2015 = 19

Cheung, Raymond. Aces of the Republic of China Air Force. Forthcoming from Osprey Publishing in May 2015


Now available from Kentucky
29 April 2015

Hudson, Walter M. Army Diplomacy: American Military Occupation and Foreign Policy after World War II. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2015


Forthcoming from NIP
29 April 2015

Cumming, Anthony J. The Battle for Britain: Interservice Rivalry between the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy, 1909-1940. Forthcoming from Naval Institute Press in May 2015


Forthcoming from CUP
29 April 2015

Batinic, Jelena. Women and Partisan Resistance in Yugoslavia during World War II. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in May 2015


Now available from Yale
28 April 2015

Nord, Philip. France 1940: Defending the Republic. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2015


Forthcoming from Berghahn
28 April 2015

Saffle, Sue (editor). To the Bomb and Back: Finnish World War II Children Tell Their Stories. Forthcoming from Berghahn Books in May 2015


Forthcoming from Exisle
28 April 2015

Cox, Peter. Desert War: The Battle of Sidi Rezegh. Forthcoming from Exisle Publishing in May 2015


Forthcoming from Savas Beatie
27 April 2015

McCroden, William T. and Thomas Nutter. German Ground Forces of World War II: Complete Orders of Battle for Army Groups, Armies, Army Corps, and Other Commands of the Wehrmacht and Waffen SS, September 1, 1939, to May 8, 1945. Forthcoming from Savas Beatie in May 2015


Forthcoming from Tauris
25 April 2015

Wichhart, Stefanie. Britain, Egypt and Iraq During World War II: The Decline of Imperial Power in the Middle East. Forthcoming from I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd in August 2015


Forthcoming from Boydell
24 April 2015

Snape, Michael. God and Uncle Sam: Religion and America's Armed Forces in World War II. Forthcoming from Boydell in May 2015


Now available from Holt
24 April 2015

Reeves, Richard. Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese-American Internment in World War II. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2015


Forthcoming from Schiffer
23 April 2015

Braeuer, Luc. The German U-Boat Base at Lorient, France: June 1940-June 1941. Forthcoming from Schiffer Publishing Ltd in May 2015

Braeuer, Luc. The German U-Boat Base at Lorient, France: July 1941-July 1942. Forthcoming from Schiffer Publishing Ltd in May 2015


Forthcoming from Toronto
23 April 2015

Evenden, Matthew. Allied Power: Mobilizing Hydro-electricity during Canada's Second World War. Forthcoming from University of Toronto Press in May 2015


News from Pen and Sword
22 April 2015

It can prove difficult to keep pace with all the upcoming releases from the busy folks in Barnsley, but here are some of the eye-catching titles in their queue:


Now available from Casemate
22 April 2015

Adkins jr, A. Z. and Andrew Z. Adkins III. You Can't Get Much Closer than This: Combat with Company H, 317th Infantry Regiment, 80th Division. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2015


Now available from Routledge
21 April 2015

Boldorf, Marcel and Tetsuji Okazaki. Economies under Occupation: The Hegemony of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan in World War II. London: Routledge, 2015


Forthcoming from Yale
21 April 2015

Stone, Dan. Liberation of the Camps: The End of the Holocaust and Its Aftermath. Forthcoming from Yale University Press in May 2015


News from McFarland
20 April 2015

McFarland & Company always maintains a steady production of interesting WWII books, including these two new titles hot off the press:


Forthcoming from Sussex
20 April 2015

Moreno Julia, Xavier. Blue Division: Spanish Blood in Russia, 1941-1945. Forthcoming from Sussex Academic Press in August 2015


Forthcoming from E & T
20 April 2015

Von Oelhafen, and Tim Tate. Hitler's Forgotten Children. Forthcoming from Elliott & Thompson in May 2015


Forthcoming from Stackpole
20 April 2015

Zaloga, Steve. Armored Champion: The Top Tanks of World War II. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in May 2015


Book review
19 April 2015

Getz, Marshall J. Subhas Chandra Bose: A Biography. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2002

Read our review


Forthcoming from NAL
18 April 2015

Duffy, James P. War at the End of the World: Douglas MacArthur and the Forgotten Fight For New Guinea, 1942-1945. Forthcoming from New American Library in January 2016


Forthcoming from Mississippi
18 April 2015

Rodriguez Beruff, Jorge and Jose L. Bolivar Fresneda (eds). Island at War: Puerto Rico in the Crucible of the Second World War. Forthcoming from University Press of Mississippi in May 2015


Forthcoming from Seaforth
17 April 2015

Haarr, Geirr H. No Room for Mistakes: British and Allied Submarine Warfare 1939-1940. Forthcoming from Seaforth / Pen and Sword Books Ltd in September 2015


Now available from Morrow
17 April 2015

Henderson, Bruce. Rescue at Los Banos: The Most Daring Prison Camp Raid of World War II. New York: William Morrow and Company, 2015


Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan
17 April 2015

Smalley, Edward. The British Expeditionary Force, 1939-40. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company in May 2015


Forthcoming from Norton
16 April 2015

Toll, Ian W. The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942–1944. Forthcoming from W.W. Norton & Company, Inc in September 2015


Forthcoming from Potomac
16 April 2015

Baird, J. Kevin and Sangkot Marzuki. War Crimes in Japan-Occupied Indonesia: A Case of Murder by Medicine. Forthcoming from Potomac Books Inc in May 2015


Now available from Da Capo
15 April 2015

Wukovits, John F. Hell from the Heavens: The Epic Story of the USS Laffey and World War II's Greatest Kamikaze Attack. New York: Da Capo Press, 2015


Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan
15 April 2015

Axelrod, Alan. Lost Destiny: Joe Kennedy Jr. and the Doomed WWII Mission to Save London. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan Publishing Company in May 2015


Forthcoming from Bodley
14 April 2015

Longerich, Peter. Goebbels. Forthcoming from Bodley Head in May 2015


News from New Zealand
13 April 2015

Author Graham Clayton continues to hold stocks of his out-of-print 2008 title from Random House New Zealand, Last Stand in Singapore: The Story of 488 Squadron RNZAF, and copies remain available directly from him. For further information, contact him by email.


Forthcoming from Basic
11 April 2015

Neiberg, Michael. Potsdam: The End of World War II and the Remaking of Europe. Forthcoming from Basic Books in May 2015


Now available from Stackpole
10 April 2015

Zobel, James W. MacArthur: The Supreme Commander at War in the Pacific. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2015


Forthcoming from OUP
9 April 2015

Overy, Richard. The Oxford Illustrated History of World War Two. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in May 2015


Now available from Wiley
8 April 2015

Keeney, L. Douglas. The Eleventh Hour: How Great Britain, the Soviet Union, and the U.S. Brokered the Unlikely Deal that Won the War. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2015


Forthcoming from MMP
8 April 2015

Fernandez, Jose and Patrick Loureau. French Bombers of WWII. Forthcoming from MMP Books in June 2015


Forthcoming from CUP
7 April 2015

Jennings, Eric Thomas. French Africa in World War II: The African Resistance. Forthcoming from Cambridge University Press in June 2015


Now available from Helion
6 April 2015

Matev, Kaloyan. The Armoured Forces of the Bulgarian Army 1936-1945: Operations, Vehicles, Equipment, Organization, Camouflage, and Markings. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2015


Book review
5 April 2015

Reardon, Mark J. Victory at Mortain: Stopping Hitler's Panzer Counteroffensive. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2002

Read our review


Forthcoming from NAL
4 April 2015

Jordan, Jonathan W. American Warlords: How Roosevelt's High Command Led America to Victory in World War II. Forthcoming from New American Library in May 2015


News from Da Capo
3 April 2015

From Da Capo we have received an advance copy—thanks very much!—of 81 Days Below Zero: The Incredible Survival Story of a World War II Pilot in Alaska's Frozen Wilderness by Brian Murphy, scheduled for publication in June.


Now available from Hikoki
2 April 2015

Gordon, Yefim and Sergey Komissarov. Yakovlev Fighters of World War Two. Crowborough, UK: Hikoki Publications, 2015


News from Casemate
1 April 2015

The fine folks at Casemate report two of their books have been published within the last few days:

 

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Second World War Books: Review

The Nafziger Collection, George Nafziger's specialty publishing business, offers hundreds of order-of-battle and tables of organization and equipment documents ranging from 1600 to 1945 plus a growing number of WWII-related OB and TOE books. These are for the most part aimed at wargamers but have also been well-received by individuals seeking to learn more about the armies which fought in the battles and campaigns from 1939 through 1945.

The three newest titles in the Nafziger Collection have recently been made available to us for review.

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