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30 September 2000

Just arrived here is "Catalog 184" from Antheil listing almost 1500 mostly secondhand naval, maritime, aviation, and military titles.

Forthcoming from Axis Europa
29 September 2000

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.

Axworthy. Axis Slovakia: Hitler's Slavic Wedge: The Slovak State at War, 1938-1945. Unknown due date, possibly published in two separate volumes.

27 September 2000

The "Bargain Books" catalog from Edward R. Hamilton, dated September 8, 2000, arrived here today.

Forthcoming from Sutton
26 September 2000

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

Scott. Mosquito Thunder: No. 105 Squadron RAF at War, 1942-45. Due January 2001

Zimmerman. Britain's Shield: Radar and the Defeat of the Luftwaffe. Due February 2001

25 September 2000

We've updated our Recommended Reading page with some of the latest books we think you'll find interesting and informative.

Military Book Club
25 September 2000

Selections from the Military Book Club catalog for "Fall 2000":

Kershaw. War without Garlands: Barbarossa 1941/42

Hughes and Mann. Inside Hitler's Germany: Life under the Third Reich

Book review
24 September 2000

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

Read our review

Forthcoming from Rienner
22 September 2000

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

Jarymowycz. Tank Tactics: From Normandy to Lorraine. Due in February 2001

Now available from Hill and Wang
21 September 2000

May, Ernest R. Strange Victory: Hitler's Conquest of France. New York: Hill and Wang, 2000

The Bookshelf
20 September 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
19 September 2000

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.

18 September 2000

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.

Book review
17 September 2000

Prefer, Nathan N. Vinegar Joe's War: Stilwell's Campaigns for Burma. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 2000

Read our review

16 September 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?
15 September 2000

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.

15 September 2000

The "Special Summer Offering" catalog from Scholars Bookshelf is now on hand with "special bargain" and "closeout" sections including WWII titles at reduced prices.

Recommended reading
14 September 2000

Looking for some fresh reading material? Check our recommendations of new and old WWII-related books.

Now available from Praeger
14 September 2000

Yamamoto, Masahiro. Nanking: Anatomy of an Atrocity. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2000

Historic Aviation
13 September 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
12 September 2000

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
11 September 2000

Kuusela, Kari. Panzers in Finland, 1941-1944. Helsinki: Wiking-Divisioona Oy, 2000. English and Finnish text and captions.

Military Book Club
11 September 2000

Selections for "September 2000":

Kershaw. It Never Snows in September: The German View of Market-Garden and the Battle of Arnhem

Prefer. Vinegar Joe's War: Stilwell's Campaigns for Burma

Book reviews
10 September 2000

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

Read our reviews

Forthcoming from McFarland
9 September 2000

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
9 September 2000

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
8 September 2000

Claasen. Hitler's Northern War: The Luftwaffe's Ill-Fated Campaign, 1940-1945. Due from University Press of Kansas in January.

Forthcoming from MBI
7 September 2000

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

Lande. Messerschmitt 109. Softcover edition due at the end of October

6 September 2000

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
6 September 2000

Brulle, Robert V. Angels Zero: P-47 Close Air Support in Europe. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000

5 September 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
3 September 2000

Several titles from Greenwood due this month:

Barrett, Buckley Barry. Churchill: A Concise Bibliography

Levine, Alan J. Captivity, Flight, and Survival in World War II

Mitcham, Samuel W. Retreat to the Reich: The German Defeat in France, 1944

Rasor, Eugene L. Winston S. Churchill, 1874-1965: A Comprehensive Historiography and Annotated Bibliography

Yamamoto, Masahiro. Nanking: Anatomy of an Atrocity

Book review
2 September 2000

Osborn, Patrick R. Operation Pike: Britain versus the Soviet Union, 1939-1941. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000.

Read our review

Books, books, books on the Web
1 September 2000

September brings a rash of important military book inventory updates:

Articles of War

World War II Books

The Military Collector

Old Army Books

1 September 2000

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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