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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

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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

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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

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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

Here are brief notes about four recent reprints of some older WWII-related titles which are worth renewed attention:

Anonymous. Historical and Pictorial Review of the 28th Infantry Division in World War II. Nashville, TN: The Battery Press, 2000

ISBN 0-89839-300-0

no page numbers

Introduction; maps; photos

Originally published in 1946, this is another in Battery's extensive (and highly commendable) series of WWII divisional history reprints.

The divisional histories published in the immediate post-war years seem to fall into two categories. Some, such as ....

 

 

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