War for the Hell of It: One Fighter Pilot's War in Vietnam (May, $13) by Ed Cobleigh describes the air war from the cockpit of a jet fighter.
Turning Points in Military History: Weapons, Tactics, and Warfare Objectives That Changed the Way Wars Are Fought (Mar., $15.95) by William R. Weir explores the tools, battles and maneuvers that revolutionized warfare.
The History Buff's Guide to WWII (Apr., $16.95) by Thomas Flagel is a brief but complete history of WWII with illustrations and maps.
DOUGLAS & MCINTYRE
Juno Beach (June, $17.95) by Mark Zuehlke studies the June 6, 1944, invasion of Normandy.
F&W/DAVID & CHARLES
The New Illustrated History of the Nazis: Rare Photographs of the Third Reich (Mar., $24.99) by David & Charles editors provides a documented history of the rise and fall of the Nazis with previously unseen photos. Advertising.
Among Warriors in Iraq: True Grit, Special Ops, and Lock-and-Load Raiding in Mosul and Fallujah (May, $16.95) by Mike Tucker gives a street-level view of the hell of combat.
SIMON & SCHUSTER
D-Days in the Pacific (Mar., $15) by Donald L. Miller relates the Allied victory over Japan during WWII; coincides with the History Channel broadcast. 40,000 first printing. 20-city radio satellite tour.
The 12th SS, Volume One: The History of the Hitler Youth Panzer Division and
...Volume Two... (May, $19.95 each) by Hubert Meyer cover the history of the teenage warriors in WWII.
Fuehrer Conferences on Naval Affairs, 1939—1945 (Mar., $19.95) gathers the Axis high command's views on naval strategy.
A History of the Peninsular War: Volume Five: October 1811 to August 31, 1812. Valencia, Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajoz, Salamanca, Madrid and
...Volume Six: September 1, 1812, to August 5, 1813. The Siege of Burgos, the Retreat from Burgos, the Campaign of Vittoria, the Battles of the Pyrenees (Apr., $29.95 each) by Sir Charles Oman, the noted British historian.
Secret Techniques of the Elite Forces (Apr., $19.95) by Leroy Thompson is organized by themed chapters with illustrations.
STACKPOLE/HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA
Clash of Empires: The British, French, and Indian War, 1754—1763 (Apr., $14.95) by R.S. Stephenson explains the significance of these wars on America's subsequent history.
TEXAS A&M UNIV. PRESS
Soldiering for Freedom: A GI's Account of World War II (May; $17.95, cloth $32.95) by Herman J. Obermayer. The author's letters and later reflections reveal a wartime world.
WHITE MANE BOOKS
The Journey Continues: The World War II Home Front (Mar., $24.95) by Wilbur D. Jones Jr. focuses on citizens' experiences in the armed forces and in their support at home.