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Forthcoming from University Press of Kentucky
Wyn Morris tells us University Press of Kentucky has three more WWII-related titles due later this year:
Palmer. Engagement with The Past: The Lives and Works of the World War II Generation of Historians Due September 2001
Forthcoming from University of Illinois
University of Illinois Press will be releasing the complete fifteen-volume set of Samuel Eliot Morison's History of United States Naval Operations in World War II in softcover. The first three volumes will be released next month, and the next twelve will be released in three-volume increments through spring 2003.
Now available from Henry Holt
Stanton, Doug. In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2001
Have a look at the Aardvark Books website for a great inventory of almost 9000 secondhad WWII-related titles (well, with a few WWI books thrown in) newly updated today.
Frank and Maureen have dispatched "Supplement #41" for Jerboa-Redcap Books with six pages of new and secondhand military, naval, and aviation books.
Presidio Press reminds us of some of their recent releases, all softcover reprint editions:
Fugate and Dvoretsky. Thunder on the Dnepr: Zhukov-Stalin and the Defeat of Hitler's Blitzkrieg
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
Tullis, Thomas A. Eagles Illustrated: Allies in the Pacific. Hamilton, MT: Eagle Editions Ltd, 2000
McWhorter III, Cdr Hamilton with Jay A. Stout. The First Hellcat Ace. Pacifica, CA: Pacifica Military History, 2000
Dillon, Neal B. A Dying Breed: The Courage of the Mighty Eighth Air Force. Grants Pass, OR: Hellgate Press, 2000
Smith, J. Richard and Eddie J. Creek. Me 262, volume four. Crowborough, UK: Classic Publications, 2000
Now available from Schiffer
Jentz, Thomas L. Germany's Tiger Tanks Series: Tigers at the Front. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2001
Forthcoming from Classic
The gang at Classic Books in England has announced its new "Classic Colours" series titled American Eagles. Volume one, American Volunteers in the RAF, 1937-1943 is due next month. Other volumes will cover P-38 units, P-47 units, and P-51 units, all three by Roger Freeman.
The big new "World War II" catalog from The Scholar's Bookshelf is now available with over 1450 items.
Now available from Pacifica
McWhorter III, Commander Hamilton with Jay A. Stout. The First Hellcat Ace. Pacifica, CA: Pacifica Military History, 2000
"Military History Catalogue 55" from Kisselburg Military Books of Stillwater, MN arrived here today with 149 secondhand WWII books for sale. Some very interesting items offered here, such as the complete set of the British official The Mediterranean and Middle East series, the full forty-two volumes of the Nuremberg tribunal, Bender's five volumes on the Waffen SS, and the complete set of British Intelligence in the Second World War.
Now available from University Press of Kentucky
Maga. Judgement at Tokyo: The Japanese War Crime Trials. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2001
Jacobs. The Dentist of Auschwitz: A Memoir. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2001
Looking for a good read? Check our Recommended Reading page, newly updated.
Hughes, David; James Broshot; and David A. Ryan. The British Armies in World War II: An Organisational History, volume three: British Infantry, Mountain, Reserve, and County Divisions, Independent Infantry Brigade Groups, Deception Divisions and Dummy Brigades. West Chester, OH: The Nafziger Collection, 2001
Ryan, David A.; David Hughes; and James Broshot. The British Armies in World War II: An Organisational History, Supplement One: Orders of Battle, 1939-1941. West Chester, OH: The Nafziger Collection, 2001
Now available from University of Nebraska
Leary, William M. (editor) MacArthur and the American Century: A Reader. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2001
Military Book Club
Selections from the Military Book Club's "March 2001" catalog:
Craig. Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad.
Now available from Stackpole
Holmes, Linda Goetz. Unjust Enrichment: How Japan's Companies Built Postwar Fortunes Using American POWs. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2001
News from Tony Le Tissier
Tony Le Tissier, foremost historian of the Battle of Berlin, tells us his latest, With Our Backs to Berlin, is now available from Sutton Publishing with "215 pages, 12 maps and 16 pages of illustrations. It contains 12 different and varied accounts taken from my archives."
The latest catalog from The Military Bookman, "Winter Extra 2001," arrived clad in its customary red cover and featuring a very high proportion of WWII-related titles amongst its sixty-pages of listings of secondhand military books.
Now available from Classic
Smith, J. Richard and Eddie J. Creek. Me 262, volume four. Crowborough, England: Classic Publications, 2001
Like clockwork, Edward R. Hamilton, Bookseller, has mailed the newsprint "Bargain Books for March 2, 2001" catalog.
Forthcoming from Hellgate
Reed. Lost Black Sheep: The Story of Marine Ace Chris Magee. Due from Hellgate Press in May 2001
Forthcoming from McFarland
Sewell Healers in World War II: An Oral History of the American Medical Corps. Due from McFarland in May 2001
Petty Saipan: Oral Histories of the Pacific War. Due from McFarland in May 2001
Osborne, Richard E. World War II in Colonial Africa: The Death Knell of Colonialism. Indianapolis, IN: Riebel-Roque Publishing Company, 2001. Distributed in the US by Seven Hills Book Distributors.
Now available from Sutton
Brown, Mike and Carol Harris. The Wartime House: Home Life in Wartime Britain. Stroud, England: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2001
Scott, Stuart R. Mosquito Thunder: No. 105 Squadron RAF at War 1942-45. Stroud, England: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2001
Forthcoming from Crecy
Crecy Publishing sends word of the latest additions to their schedule of upcoming releases:
Goss with Rauchbach. Luftwaffe Seaplanes: An Illustrated History. Due October 2001
The new "Military History" catalog from Lynne Rienner Publishers reminds us of three WWII-related books due from them this year:
Jarymowycz. Tank Tactics: From Normandy to Lorraine
Forthcoming from Battery
Conner. The Spearhead: The World War II History of the 5th Marine Division. Reprint edition due in May 2001 from Battery Press.
Now available from Banner Books
Brown. Desert Warriors: Australian P-40 Pilots in North Africa. Maryborough, Queensland: Banner Books, 2001
Claasen, Adam R. A. Hitler's Northern War: The Luftwaffe's Ill-Fated Campaign, 1940-1945. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2001
Tom Cadman has just updated his online inventory with a stack of fresh WWII-related titles. Good selection and modest prices, as always.
We've just added some fresh suggestions to our Recommended Reading page.
For a large quantity of high quality secondhand military books, including a big selection of WWII titles, be sure to visit the Old Army website, newly updated.
Now available from Riebel-Roque
Osborne, Richard E. World War II in Colonial Africa. Indianapolis, IN: Riebel-Roque Publishing Company, 2001. Distributed by Seven Hills.
Have a look at Bob Ruman's Articles of War website and you'll see that he has pumped up his online inventory to almost 5000 new and used titles covering a vast range of military topics.
The Big Boys always come out to play at the beginning of the month, and March is no exception. Both Graham Palmer's World War II Books and Ian Wilkinson's The Military Collector websites have just been completely updated with thousands of secondhand WWII titles for sale.
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