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Just arrived here is "Catalog 184" from Antheil listing almost 1500 mostly secondhand naval, maritime, aviation, and military titles.
Forthcoming from Axis Europa
News of two upcoming items from Tony Munoz at Axis Europa:
The Last Levy: SS Officer Roster, 1 March 1945. Reprint of the 1 March 1945 SS-Dienstalterliste, edited by Munoz, due spring 2001.
The "Bargain Books" catalog from Edward R. Hamilton, dated September 8, 2000, arrived here today.
Forthcoming from Sutton
These three are in the works from Sutton Publishing:
Brown and Harris. The Wartime House: Home Life in Wartime Britain, 1939-1945. Due January 2001
We've updated our Recommended Reading page with some of the latest books we think you'll find interesting and informative.
Military Book Club
Selections from the Military Book Club catalog for "Fall 2000":
Kershaw. War without Garlands: Barbarossa 1941/42
Cull, Brian with Nicola Malizia and Frederick Galea. Spitfires over Sicily: The Crucial Role of the Malta Spitfires in the Battle of Sicily, January - August 1943. London: Grub Street, 2000
Forthcoming from Rienner
Here's the latest scoop on upcoming books from Lynne Rienner Publishers:
Hart. Clash of Arms: How the Allies Won in Normandy. Due in November 2000
Now available from Hill and Wang
May, Ernest R. Strange Victory: Hitler's Conquest of France. New York: Hill and Wang, 2000
There's a great new catalog available from The Scholar's Bookshelf -- "Fall 2000 Military History" -- with a terrific assortment of WWII-related titles as well as many other military items.
Now available from Grub Street
Cull, Brian with Nicola Malizia and Frederick Galea. Spitfires over Sicily: The Crucial Role of the Malta Spitfires in the Battle of Sicily, January - August 1943. London: Grub Street, 2000. Distributed in the US by Seven Hills.
Bob Ruman has uploaded a fresh batch of brand new books covering the complete spectrum of military history, including a great many WWII-related titles, to his Articles of War website.
Prefer, Nathan N. Vinegar Joe's War: Stilwell's Campaigns for Burma. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 2000
Clad in a green cover, today arrived from Kisselburg Military Books of Stillwater, Minnesota "Catalogue 50" with twelve pages of freshly selected secondhand WWII books.
Has it been five years already?
Yes, today marks the fifth anniversary of our Stone & Stone Second World War Books website. In "Web-years," that means we've been offering daily news items, book reviews, and other information about WWII-related books for a long, long time. We offer many thanks to all the authors, publishers, editors, booksellers, and visitors who have been helping us maintain these pages over the years.
The "Special Summer Offering" catalog from Scholars Bookshelf is now on hand with "special bargain" and "closeout" sections including WWII titles at reduced prices.
Looking for some fresh reading material? Check our recommendations of new and old WWII-related books.
Now available from Praeger
Yamamoto, Masahiro. Nanking: Anatomy of an Atrocity. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2000
The "Fall 2000" catalog is now available from Historic Aviation with almost a hundred glossy pages, including a section of WWII titles.
Now available from OUP
French, David. Raising Churchill's Army: The British Army and the War against Germany 1919-1945. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000
Now available from Finland
Kuusela, Kari. Panzers in Finland, 1941-1944. Helsinki: Wiking-Divisioona Oy, 2000. English and Finnish text and captions.
Military Book Club
Selections for "September 2000":
Kershaw. It Never Snows in September: The German View of Market-Garden and the Battle of Arnhem
Tullis, Thomas A. Eagles Illustrated: Fighters of World War II. Hamilton, MT: Eagle Editions, Ltd, 2000
Hall, Steve and Lionel Quinlan. KG55: The Photographic History of the Famous Luftwaffe Bomber Unit. Walton on Thames, Surrey: Red Kite (an imprint of Air Research), 2000
Forsyth, Robert with Jerry Scutts. Battle over Bavaria: The B-26 Marauder versus the German Jets, April 1945. Crowborough, England: Classic Publications, 2000
Mackay, Ron. Ridgewell's Flying Fortresses: The 381st Bombardment Group (H) in World War II. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2000
Forthcoming from McFarland
Dowlen. Enduring What Cannot be Endured: Memoir of a Woman Medical Aide in the Philippines in World War II. Due November 2000 from McFarland.
Neufeld. Slingshot Warbirds: World War II Navy Scout-Observation Airmen. Due December 2000 from McFarland.
Now available from Crecy
Goss, Chris. The Fighters' Battle: Personal Accounts of the Battle of Britain by Luftwaffe Fighter Crews. Manchester: Crecy Publishing Ltd., 2000
Goss, Chris. The Bombers' Battle: Personal Accounts of the Battle of Britain by Luftwaffe Bomber Crews. Manchester: Crecy Publishing Ltd., 2000
Forthcoming from UPK
Claasen. Hitler's Northern War: The Luftwaffe's Ill-Fated Campaign, 1940-1945. Due from University Press of Kansas in January.
Forthcoming from MBI
The latest line-up from MBI, distributed by Haynes:
Lande. Resistance! Occupied Europe and Its Defiance of Hitler. Softcover edition due at the end of October
Have a look at the Aardvark Books website and you'll find it was updated today with more than 8500 secondhand military books, mostly in a variety of WWII topics.
Now available from Smithsonian
Brulle, Robert V. Angels Zero: P-47 Close Air Support in Europe. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000
The online inventory listings at T. Cadman -- a good quantity of good WWII-related books at good prices -- have been updated.
Forthcoming from Greenwood
Several titles from Greenwood due this month:
Barrett, Buckley Barry. Churchill: A Concise Bibliography
Osborn, Patrick R. Operation Pike: Britain versus the Soviet Union, 1939-1941. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000.
Books, books, books on the Web
September brings a rash of important military book inventory updates:
Frank and Maureen have dispatched "Supplement #34" for Jerboa-Redcap Books with six pages of new and secondhand naval, military, and aviation titles.
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