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Military Book Club
28 February 2001

Here are the selections from the Military Book Club catalog for "Winter 2001":

Lucas. Hitler's Commanders: German Bravery in the Field, 1939-1945

Isby. Fighting the Invasion: The German Army at D-Day


Paul Gaudette
27 February 2001

The "Feb-March 2001" catalog from Paul Gaudette Books arrived today with its usual assortment of new and used titles plus a large selection of photocopied materials. The big news is that—after more than forty years in the business—Paul has put his operation on the market and is actively looking for a buyer.


Aardvark
26 February 2001

"The Aardvark" and his industrious gang from Wiltshire have updated the online inventory at Aardvark Books with almost 9000 books, mostly World War II related. Browse by category or search by author or title.


Kisselburg
26 February 2001

Wearing a bright pink cover, "Military History Catalogue 54" from Kisselburg Military Books of Stillwater, MN arrived here today with listings amounting to 148 secondhand WWII-related titles.


Now available from Fedorowicz
24 February 2001

Jaugitz. Funklenkpanzer: A History of German Remote- and Radio-Controlled Armored Units. Winnipeg: J.J. Fedorowicz Publishing, 2001


Jerboa
23 February 2001

"Supplement #40" from Jerboa-Redcap Books has been mailed with, as usual, six pages of new and used military titles.


Now available from Glantz
23 February 2001

David Glantz tells us that two of his self-published books are newly available:

Glantz, David. The Battle for Smolensk, 7 July-10 September 1941. Carlisle, PA: David Glantz, 2001. 137 pages, including 34 maps and detailed orders of battle

Glantz, David. Atlas of the Battle of Smolensk, 7 July-10 September 1941. Carlisle, PA: David Glantz, 2001. 192 maps and charts and 25 pages of opposing orders of battle


Now available from NIP
22 February 2001

Here are the three latest releases from Naval Institute Press:

Blair, Clay. Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War against Japan. Reprint edition

Grove, Eric. The Price of Disobedience: The Battle of the River Plate Reconsidered.

Mallman-Showell, Jak. U-Boats at War: Landings on Hostile Shores


Now available from Texas A & M
20 February 2001

Moy, Timothy. War Machines: Transforming Technologies in the U.S. Military, 1920-1940. College Station, TX: Texas A & M University Press, 2001


Book review
18 February 2001

Mitcham Jr., Samuel W. The Panzer Legions: A Guide to the German Army Tank Divisions of World War II and Their Commanders. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2001

Read our review


Pen and Sword
16 February 2001

Michael Baldwin of Pen and Sword Books tells us that Armoured Guardsmen by Boscawen, The March of the Das Reich by Vickers, and No Mercy, No Leniency by Cunningham are now available. Meanwhile, Warspite by Ballantyne and Gestapo Mueller by Whiting have been postponed and are now due in March and April respectively.


Forthcoming from ISBS
14 February 2001

Watts. Antonescu, Marshal of Romania: From the Great War to World War II. Due from International Specialized Books Services in April 2001. (Published in Romania by Center for Romanian Studies)


Helion schedule
13 February 2001

Here are the latest changes to Helion's publication schedule:

Bevis. British and Commonwealth Armies, 1939-1943. Delayed to March 2001

Booth. Handbook of WWII German Military Symbols and Abbreviations, 1943-45. Delayed to March 2001

Jowett and Berger. Rays of the Rising Sun, Volume 1: Japan's Asian Allies: China and Manchukuo. Delayed to September 2001


War Room
13 February 2001

The War Room Books website was updated today with 2000 WWII books, posters, and videos. Tom always has some unusual items worth browsing, so be sure to have a look.


Now available from Greenwood
12 February 2001

McKercher, B.J.C. and Roch Legault. Military Planning and the Origins of the Second World War in Europe. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2001


Hamilton
12 February 2001

The "Bargain Books" catalog from Edward R. Hamilton, dated 26 January, is now in our hands with a small but interesting assortment of WWII titles.


Book review
11 February 2001

Rapport, Leonard and Arthur Northwood, Jr. Rendezvous with Destiny: A History of the 101st Airborne Division. Nashville, TN: The Battery Press, 2000

Read our review


Military Collector
10 February 2001

Ian just completed all the heavy lifting to get his latest inventory files—mostly WWII-related titles—online where they can be browsed and searched at his Military Collector website.


Cadman
10 February 2001

Tons of freshly updated secondhand WWII books now available at the T. Cadman website.


Forthcoming from Vanwell
8 February 2001

Here's the latest from Vanwell Publishing:

Gough. HMCS Haida Canada's Famous Tribal Class Destroyer. Due in April 2001.

Chater and Hamid. Behind the Fence: Life as a Japanese POW. Due in April 2001.

Franks. Buck McNair, Canadian Spitfire Ace: The Story of Group Captain R.W. McNair. Due in June 2001. Published in the UK by Grub Street and distributed by Vanwell in Canada.


Aberdeen
7 February 2001

Big update today at the Aberdeen Books website! Tons of new books World War II titles, including some special offers worth having a look at.


Now available from Arms and Armour
6 February 2001

Sturtivant, Ray. The Swordfish Story. London: Arms and Armour, 2001


AOW
5 February 2001

Bob Ruman has updated the inventory at his Articles of War website with nearly 5,000 new and secondhand military books spanning a vast range of topics from ancient warfare through modern conflicts. Everything can be browsed by topic and searched by various criteria, and visitors can also go straight to Bob's "Latest Arrivals" section.


Jerboa
5 February 2001

"Supplement #39" from Jerboa-Redcap Books has arrived with six pages of new and secondhand military, aviation, and naval titles.


Book review
4 February 2001

Harrison Place, Timothy. Military Training in the British Army, 1940-1944: From Dunkirk to D-Day. London: Frank Cass, 2000

Read our review


Now available from Grub Street
3 February 2001

Gray, Jennie. Fire by Night: The Dramatic Story of One Pathfinder Crew and Black Thursday, 16/17 December 1943. London: Grub Street, 2000. Distributed in the US by Seven Hills.


Now available from Helion
1 February 2001

Holtztrager, Hans. In a Raging Inferno: Combat Units of the Hitler Youth, 1944-1945. Solihull, England: Helion & Company, 2001


Old Army
1 February 2001

The Old Army Books website was updated today with thousands of freshly inventoried secondhand military books in categories including Korea, Vietnam, World War I, and others as well as a very nice section of WWII-realted titles. Available for browsing and searching.


World War II Books in the UK
1 February 2001

Graham Palmer has updated his online inventory with well over 13,000 secondhand titles, all neatly organized for easy browsing by several major categories and dozens of specialized topics; accessible for searching by author's name, title, and description; and cleverly capable of displaying just his lates acquistions. While you're at his World War II Books website, check out his great "War Diary" pages.

 

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