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The changing of the months always encourages booksellers to update their online offerings, and so it is as we move from June to July:
Hempel, Andrew. Poland in World War II: An Illustrated Military History. New York: Hippocrene Books, 2000
Brodniewicz-Stawicki, Margaret. For Your Freedom and Ours: The Polish Armed Forces in the Second World War. St. Catherines, Ontario: Vanwell Publishing Limited, 1999
Piotrowski, Tadeusz. Genocide and Rescue in Wolyn: Recollections of the Ukrainian Nationalist Ethnic Cleansing Campaign against the Poles during World War II. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2000
Paul Kisselburg has mailed his Kisselburg Military Books "Catalogue 48" with twelve pages containing 201 prime listings of secondhand WWII books.
Now available from Stackpole
Griehl, Manfred. Luftwaffe at War: German Rocket Planes. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2000. Published in the UK by Greenhill Books.
Catalogue No. 70 from J.H. Faber contains the usual assortment of rotating categories-- this time books by authors whose last names begin with "S" and "T" plus a section of foreign language titles and "Late arrivals, recent publications, and titles of special interest."
Now available from Presidio
Prefer, Nathan N. Vinegar Joe's War: Stilwell's Campaigns for Burma. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 2000
Don't forget to check the latest update to our Recommended Reading page to see our newest selections and suggestions.
Forthcoming from Schiffer
Here's the latest list of upcoming titles from Schiffer Military History:
Ross. The Supercommandos: First Special Services Force, 1942-1944. Due in September
Now available from Classic
Mombeek, Eric with J. Richard Smith and Eddie J. Creek. Luftwaffe Colours, volume one, section four: Jagdwaffe: Attack in the West, May 1940. Crowborough, UK: Classic Publications Ltd, 2000
Forthcoming from Greenwood
These two books are due from Greenwood later this month:
Jackson, Kathi. They Called Them Angels: American Military Nurses of World War II.
Tom Cadman tonight updated the inventory pages at his T. Cadman website with a plethora of secondhand WWII-related books.
Forthcoming from Wiking-Divsioona
Panzers in Finland 1941-1944. History of all German panzer units which served in Finland. Due from Wiking-Divisioona Ltd in July.
Scalia, Joseph M. Germany's Last Mission to Japan: The Failed Voyage of U-234. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2000
From Edward R. Hamilton today arrived the "Bargain Books" catalog for 9 June 2000.
Forthcoming from Battery
Richard Gardner sends word of upcoming divisional history titles from Battery Press:
Nichols. Impact: The Battle Story of the Tenth Armored Division. Reprint edition. Due July 2000
Military Book Club
Selection for June 2000: Jones. Destroyer Squadron 23: Combat Exploits of Arleigh Burke's Gallant Force.
Now available from Spellmount
Furse. Wilfrid Freeman: The Genius Behind Allied Air Supremacy, 1939-1945. Kent, UK: Spellmount Ltd, 2000
Nate Rind has mailed his "Catalog #183" from Antheil Booksellers of Bellmore, NY with 48 pages of new and used naval, maritime, aviation, and military titles.
Now available from Schiffer
Yerger, Mark C. SS-Obersturmbannfuhrer Otto Weidinger. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2000
Kurtz, Robert. German Paratroops: Uniforms, Insignia & Equipment of the Fallschirmjager in World War II. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2000
The latest from The Scholar's Bookshelf is the very juicy "Summer 2000 Military History" catalog with a generous number of WWII titles amongst its 72 pages.
Anonymous. Historical and Pictorial Review of the 28th Infantry Division in World War II. Nashville, TN: The Battery Press, 2000
Mitchell, Lt. Robert J. The Capture of Attu: A World War II Battle as Told by the Men Who Fought There. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2000
Koch, Brig. Gen. Oscar W. G-2: Intelligence for Patton. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 1999
Beesley, Patrick. Very Special Intelligence: The Story of the Admiralty's Operational Intelligence Centre, 1939-1945. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2000
Frank and Maureen have mailed "Supplement 31" for Jerboa-Redcap Books with six pages of new and used naval, military, and aviation titles.
Forthcoming from Fedorowicz
The "Fedamigos" at J.J. Fedorowicz report that three of their titles orginally scheduled for mid-August will actually be ready at the beginning of July:
Spaeter. History of Panzerkorps "Grossdeutschland" (Volume 3)
Now available from Knyfd
Knyfd, Clarence. Marching as to War: My Uncles in World War II. Midland Park, NJ: Knyfd, 2000
Now available from Morrow
Greene, Bob. Duty: A Father, His Son, and the Man Who Won the War. New York: William Morrow, 2000
News from David Glantz
Here's the latest from David Glantz:
"I have just completed the ninth in my series of atlases covering military operations on the Eastern Front during 1941-1945. Entitled Atlas of the Battle of Stalingrad: Red Army Offensive Operations, 19 November 1942 - 2 February 1943, this atlas is the sequel to the Atlas on Operation Blau. Consisting of 190 large-format maps, this atlas covers the Soviet Stalingrad counteroffensive, Soviet operations along the Chir River, the German Stalingrad relief attempt, the Middle Don and Kotel'nikovo operations, and Soviet reduction of Stalingrad proper. It also contains period terrain maps of the region and operations ignored in previous Soviet works, such as Soviet 5th Tank Army's attempts to crush German defenses along the Chir River in December 1942."
Today Tom Petteys refurbished his Aberdeen Bookstore website with a plentitude of new books from a wide array of domestic and international military publishers.
Forthcoming from Oxford University Press
Kroener, Muller, Umbreit. Germany and the Second World War, vol V: Organization and Mobilization of the German Sphere of Power. Re-scheduled from June to September 2000
Boog, Rahn, and Stumpf. Germany and the Second World War, vol VI: The Global War. Re-scheduled from July to November 2000
Catalog of secondhand books with a red cover? Gotta be the latest one -- Number 79, "Spring 2000" -- from The Military Bookman.
Now available from Hippocrene
Hempel, Andrew. Poland in World War II: An Illustrated Military History. New York: Hippocrene, 2000
Nafziger, George F. The German Order of Battle: Infantry in World War II. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2000
Now available from Smithsonian
Daso, Dik Alan. Hap Arnold and the Evolution of American Airpower. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000
Now available from Banner
Nelmes, Michael and Ian Jenkins. G-for-George. Maryborough, Australia: Banner Books, 2000. The full history of the 90-mission Avro Lancaster on display at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, Australia.
Books on the Web
There's no shortage of freshly updated online inventories of WWII-related books as we move into a new month. Check these military booksellers for thousands of new and secondhand titles:
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