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Now available from Helion
24 June 2017

Isaev, Alexei. Dubno 1941: The Greatest Tank Battle of the Second World War. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2017


Self-Publisher
23 June 2017

We've added another self-publisher, Ann P. Mayfield, and book, Through the Eyes of Bruce Price, My Father, 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.


Forthcoming from Collins
22 June 2017

Miner, Steven Merritt. The Furies Unleashed: The Soviet Peoples at War 1941-1945. Forthcoming from Collins in September 2017


Forthcoming from Penguin
22 June 2017

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


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


Now available from Illinois
21 June 2017

Prusin, Alexander. Serbia under the Swastika: A World War II Occupation. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2017


Now available from Osprey
20 June 2017

Anderson, Thomas. The History of the Panzerwaffe Volume 2: 1942-1945. Oxford, UK: Osprey Publishing, 2017


Forthcoming from Polity
20 June 2017

Yarov, Sergey. Leningrad 1941-42: Morality in a City Under Siege. Forthcoming from Polity Press in July 2017


Now available from Da Capo
19 June 2017

Sloan, Bill. Their Backs against the Sea: The Battle of Saipan and the Largest Banzai Attack of World War II. Boston: Da Capo Press, 2017


Forthcoming from Potomac
17 June 2017

Spragg, Dennis M. Glenn Miller Declassified. Forthcoming from Potomac Books Inc in September 2017


Now available from Tauris
16 June 2017

Kundahl, George G. The Riviera at War: World War II on the Cote d'Azur. London: I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd, 2017


Home sweet home
16 June 2017

Crowley, Mark J and Sandra Trudgen Dawson. Home Fronts: Britain and the Empire at War, 1939-45. Forthcoming from Boydell and Brewer in July 2017


Now available from Schiffer
15 June 2017

DeJohn, Christian M. For Want of a Gun: The Sherman Tank Scandal of WWII. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2017


Recommended
15 June 2017

There are as many different tastes in books as there are readers, but we like to point out some of the new WWII-related books that we think are worthy of an extra measure of attention from thoughtful students of the war. To that end, today we updated our Recommended Reading page.


Old Hickory has arrived
14 June 2017

Baumer, Robert W. Old Hickory: The American 30th Infantry Division in World War II. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2017


Scary monsters (and super creeps)
14 June 2017

Kurlander, Eric. Hitler's Monsters: A Supernatural History of the Third Reich. Forthcoming from Yale University Press in July 2017


Now available from History Press
13 June 2017

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


The Baltic, again
12 June 2017

The US edition of The Naval War in the Baltic, 1939-1945 by Poul Grooss is now available from Naval Institute Press.

Update 1: Interestingly, our copy—ostensibly from NIP—shows Seaforth (an imprint of Pen & Sword) on the title page.

Update 2: NIP confirms that they do not have their own edition of this title. Instead, "We have the rights to sell this book in the US and Canada for Seaforth."


In memoriam
12 June 2017

Fred Smith—a crewman on USS Tennessee who survived Pearl Harbor and subsequently served aboard USS Saratoga—died in California on 21 May at the age of 94.


Forthcoming from Casemate
10 June 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


Zap 1: Now available
9 June 2017

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


Zap 2: Now available
9 June 2017

Zapotoczny, Walter S. Decima Flottiglia MAS: The Best Commandos of the Second World War. Stroud, UK: Fonthill Media Limited, 2017


Forthcoming from Routledge
9 June 2017

Brody, J. Kenneth. Crucible of a Generation: How the Attack on Pearl Harbor Transformed America. Forthcoming from Routledge in September 2017


Now available from OUP
8 June 2017

Heinrichs, Waldo and Marc Gallicchio. Implacable Foes: War in the Pacific, 1945. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017


Forthcoming from Amberley
8 June 2017

Buckingham, Bill. Arnhem: The Battle of the Bridges. Forthcoming from Amberley Publishing in July 2017


Memories of the Waffen-SS
7 June 2017

Schiffer Publishing has released two books by SS veterans, with both titles edited by Rolf Michaelis:


Full moon over Cape Hatteras?
7 June 2017

Bunch, Jim. U-Boats off the Outer Banks: Shadows in the Moonlight. Forthcoming from The History Press in July 2017


Forthcoming from Osprey
6 June 2017

Forczyk, Robert. Case Red: The Collapse of France, 1940. Forthcoming from Osprey Publishing in November 2017


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


Now available from Panzerwrecks
5 June 2017

Neely, Darren. Forgotten Archives: The Lost Signal Corps Photos, 2. Heathfield, Sussex: Panzerwrecks, 2017


In memoriam
5 June 2017

Ken Ross—who served in the US 101st Airborne Division and saw action in the Battle of the Bulge, then wrote about his wartime experiences in We Didn't Know We Were Heroes—died on 14 May in California at the age of 93.


Book review
4 June 2017

Prefer, Nathan N. Vinegar Joe's War: Stilwell's Campaigns for Burma. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 2000

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


Now available from OUP
3 June 2017

Casey, Steven. The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017


In memoriam
3 June 2017

Paul Spedick, Sr—a veteran of the US 2nd Marine Division who was decorated for his service during the landing on Tarawa—died on 30 May in California at the age of 95.


Forthcoming from D & M
2 June 2017

Zuehlke, Mark. The Cinderella Campaign: First Canadian Army and the Channel Port Battles. Forthcoming from Douglas & McIntyre in November 2017


Another day, another book about Norway
1 June 2017

The latest in a batch of interesting new books about the Norwegian campaign—Anatomy of a Campaign: The British Fiasco in Norway, 1940 by John Kiszely—is now available from Cambridge University Press.


Subject matters
1 June 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 Classic
31 May 2017

Olrog, Mikael. Dornier Do 215: Luftwaffe and Other Operators 1938-1945. Hinckley, UK: Classic Publications, 2017


Now available from Casemate
31 May 2017

Forty, Simon, Leo Marriott and George Forty. The Normandy Battlefields: Bocage and Breakout: From the Beaches to the Falaise Gap. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2017


Serbia, coming soon
31 May 2017

Prusin, Alexander. Serbia under the Swastika: A World War II Occupation. Forthcoming from University of Illinois Press in June 2017


The Baltic
30 May 2017

The Naval War in the Baltic, 1939-1945 by Poul Grooss has been released in the UK by Seaforth (an imprint of Pen & Sword) while the US edition is scheduled to be published by Naval Institute Press in about two weeks.


Forthcoming from Allen & Unwin
30 May 2017

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


Now available from CUP
29 May 2017

James, Karl (editor). Kokoda: Beyond the Legend. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2017


Forthcoming from Fonthill
29 May 2017

Mansolas, Angelos. Monte Cassino January-May 1944: The Legend of the Green Devils. Forthcoming from Fonthill Media Limited in June 2017


Book review
28 May 2017

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

Read our review


Now available from Casemate
27 May 2017

King, Martin, Ken Johnson and Michael Collins. Warriors of the 106th: The Last Infantry Division in WWII. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2017


Forthcoming from Stackpole
27 May 2017

Katz, David. South Africans vs. Rommel. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in September 2017


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

 

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Rasor, Eugene L. The Solomon Islands Campaign, Guadalcanal to Rabaul: Historiography and Annotated Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1997.

ISBN 0-313-30059-3

146 pages

Series Foreword; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Author Index; Subject Index.

In March of this year we offered a Survey of Greenwood's series of WWII bibliographical books. This new title is Rasor's third (after his ....

 

 

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