Beyond Band of Brothers (Feb., $TBA) by Major Dick Winters and Cole K. Kingseed. A soldier immortalized in the HBO series tells his story.
Extreme War: The Biggest, Best, Bloodiest and Worst in Warfare (Jan,. $24.95) by Terrence Poulos chronicles 4,000 years of battles, weapons and all things military.
Greatest War Stories Never Told: 100 Tales from Military History to Astonish, Bewilder, and Stupefy (Nov. $18.95) by Rick Beyer. The author of The Greatest Stories Never Told sets his sights on military exploits.
DA CAPO PRESS
The E-Bomb: How America's New Directed-Energy Weapons Will Change the Way Future Wars Will Be Fought (Oct., $24) by J. Douglas Beason discusses the next generation of military weapons and the impact of laser warfare.
Battle: The Definitive Illustrated History (Oct., $40) by R.G. Grant surveys armed combat during the past 5,000 years.
Graphic War: The Secret Aviation Drawings and Illustrations of World War II (Sept, $49.95) by Donald Nijboer reveals classified drawings from Allied and Axis training manuals.
Seize the Fire: Admiral Nelson and the Battle of Trafalgar (Sept., $26.95) by Adam Nicolson brings to life the four-and-a-half—hour battle that claimed Nelson's life. 75,000 first printing. 6-city author tour.
One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer (Oct., $25) by Nathaniel Fick. A former Marine captain reveals how the Corps trains its elite. 100,000 first printing. Ad/promo. 11-city author tour.
HUGH LAUTER LEVIN
U.S. Army: A Complete History (Sept., $75.00) by Col. Raymond J. Bluhm. This chronology features entries on significant operations and technology.
Journey: Letters from a World War II Soldier (Nov., $22.95) by Kerry Redmann allows readers to experience WWII through a soldier's correspondence.
Pacific Warriors: The U.S. Marines in World War II: A Pictorial Tribute (Sept., $40) by Eric Hammel uses previously unpublished photos to showcase the men who fought in the Pacific theater.
MCGILL-QUEENS UNIV. PRESS
Beneath Flanders Fields: The Tunnellers' War, 1914—18 (Sept., $49.95) by Peter Barton et al. explains how 50,000 men were engaged in mine warfare.
Annapolis Autumn: Life, Death, and Literature at the U.S. Naval Academy (Sept. $24.95) by Bruce Fleming recounts his experiences teaching liberal arts to navy cadets.
A Writer at War: Vasily Grossman with the Red Army, 1941—1945 (Jan., $27.50), trans. from the Russian and edited by Antony Beevor and Luba Vinogradova. Material culled from notes of correspondent Grossman brings to life the conditions on the Eastern front.
Ambush Alley: The Most Extraordinary Battle of the Iraq War (Sept., $25.95) by Tim Pritchard chronicles the 24-hour Marine urban battle that claimed 18 lives and wounded 55.
The Atomic Times: My H-Bomb Year at the Pacific Proving Ground (Oct., $24.95) by Michael Harris describes the author's year at the Atomic Energy Commission's Pacific Proving Ground at Eniwetok in the 1950s.
The Jedburghs: France, 1944, and the Secret Untold History of the First Special Forces (Oct., $26.95) by Lt. Col. Will Irwin (Ret.). The former U.S. special forces officer reveals the origins of the first multinational unit to go behind enemy lines in WWII.
A Summer Bright and Terrible: Winston Churchill, Lord Dowding, Radar, and the Impossible Triumph of the Battle of Britain (Nov., $26) by David E. Fisher views the Battle of Britain and its singular leaders.
Red Star Rogue: The Untold Story of a Soviet Submarine's Secret Attack on the U.S. (Sept., $25) by Kenneth Sewell with Clint Richmond uncovers the story of an unauthorized Soviet attempt to start a war between the U.S. and China. 125,000 first printing. Ad/promo. 9-city author tour.
The First American Army: The Remarkable Story of George Washington and the Men Behind America's First Fight for Freedom (Oct., $24.95) by Bruce Chadwick relives the American Revolution through participants' letters and journal entries. 30,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
Army Officer's Guide: 75th Anniversary Collector's Edition (Sept., $39.95) by Lt. Col. Keith E. Bonn (Ret.) includes illustrations from the 1930 first edition.
Utah Beach: The Amphibious Landing and Airborne Operations on D-Day, June 6, 1944 (Sept., $26.95) by Joseph Balkoski chronicles the sea and airborne storming of the beach using firsthand accounts, journals and reconstructed maps.
TEXAS AM UNIV. PRESS
Colt Terry, Green Beret (Sept., $35) by Charles D. Patton. One of the original Green Berets, Terry set the standards for which the Special Forces have become known.
UNIV. OF ARKANSAS PRESS
Autobiography of Samuel S. Hildebrand: The Renowned Missouri Bushwhacker (Nov., $24.95), edited by Kirby Ross, relates the story of one of the Confederacy's most notorious guerrillas.
UNIV. OF NEW MEXICO PRESS
Gunsmoke and Saddle Leather: Firearms in the Nineteenth-Century American West (Nov., $55) by Charles G. Worman tells of the many roles played by the gun in the old West.
UNIV. OF NORTH TEXAS PRESS
Warriors and Scholars: A Modern War Reader (Sept., $24.95), edited by Peter B. Lane and Ronald E. Marcello. Historians and veterans narrate key military engagements and issues from WWII to the present.
UNIV. PRESS OF COLORADO
Confronting the "Good Death": Nazi Euthanasia on Trial 1945—1953 (Nov., $34.95) by Michael S. Bryant analyzes postwar attempts to prosecute perpetrators of the Nazi campaign against the mentally ill that facilitated 270,000 murders.
The Lost Executioner (Feb., $24) by Nic Dunlop delves behind the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia and the man responsible for them. Ad/promo. Author tour.
Indian Wars: The Campaign for the American West (Oct., $26) by Bill Yenne recounts one of the longest American Indian conflicts in our nation's history.