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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 31 new and published books in the subject of World War II — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Nineteenth-Century Worlds

    Global formations past and present

    Edited by Keith Hanley, Greg Kucich

    This volume assembles a wide range of studies that together provide—through their interdisciplinary range, international scope, and historical emphases—an original scholarly exploration of one of the most important topics in recent nineteenth-century studies: the emergence in the nineteenth century...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. German Capital Ships and Raiders in World War II

    Volume I: From Graf Spee to Bismarck, 1939-1941

    By Eric Grove

    This is a comnpendium volume of three Battle Summaries or Naval Staff Histories produced soon after the war by the Naval Historical Branch of the Admiralty. Originally classified and designed for internal use only, these histories are published here for the first time. The documents in this book...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Independent State of Croatia 1941-45

    Edited by Sabrina P. Ramet

    This special issue provides important new scholarship from a variety of perspectives on the structure, ideology and political history of the central fascist group in interwar and Second World War Yugoslavia, the Croatian Ustasha. It is the first volume in English to closely explore the Ustasha’s...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. International Business and National War Interests

    Unilever between Reich and empire, 1939-45

    By Ben Wubs

    This book deals with the activities of the Anglo-Dutch multinational during the war. Given the various threats faced by Unilever during the Nazi period, Ben Wubs argues that it was not self evident that the company would survive the war. Based on research into company sources which were hitherto...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Encyclopedia of Codenames of World War II (Routledge Revivals)

    By Christopher Chant

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Codenames were a vital feature of World War II, serving as mental shorthand for those in the know, and obscuring the issues for those who were not. Codenames were used from the highest level, in the planning of grand strategic moves affecting the conduct of the whole war, to the lowest command...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Royal Navy and the Arctic Convoys

    A Naval Staff History

    Edited by Malcolm Llewellyn-Jones

    Series: Naval Staff Histories

    Published here for the first time, this volume presents a superb range of insights into this crucial effort of the Second World War. This Naval Staff History describes the vital role of the Arctic Convoys, 1941-1945 and was first issued by the Historical Section of the Admiralty as a confidential...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Clerical Fascism in Interwar Europe

    Edited by Matthew Feldman, Marius Turda, Tudor Georgescu

    Series: Totalitarianism Movements and Political Religions

    This edited volume arose from an international workshop convened in 2006 by Feldman and Turda with Tudor Georgescu, supported by Routledge, and the universities of Oxford, Brookes, Northampton and CEU (Budapest). As the field of fascist studies continues to integrate more fully into pan-European...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean Convoys

    A Naval Staff History

    Edited by Malcolm Llewellyn-Jones

    Series: Naval Staff Histories

    This book contains the Naval Staff History originally issued by the Admiralty in 1957 as a confidential book for use within the Royal Navy. It has since been declassified and is published here for the first time, along with an extended preface. This volume describes the dangerous convoy operations...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Naval Warfare 1919–45

    An Operational History of the Volatile War at Sea

    By Malcolm H. Murfett

    Naval Warfare 1919–45 is a comprehensive history of the war at sea from the end of the Great War to the end of World War Two. Showing the bewildering nature and complexity of the war facing those charged with fighting it around the world, this book ranges far and wide: sweeping across all naval...

    Published December 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Politics and Strategy of Clandestine War

    Special Operations Executive, 1940-1946

    Edited by Neville Wylie

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This fascinating new collection of essays on Britain’s Special Operations Executive (SOE) explores the ‘non-military’ aspects of British special operations in the Second World War. It details how SOE was established in the summer of 1940 to ‘set Europe ablaze’, as Churchill memorably put it. This...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge