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Forthcoming from University Press of Kentucky
30 March 2001

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

Pogue. Pogue's War: Diaries of a WWII Combat Historian Due October 2001

Stahl. Fugitives: Evading and Escaping the Japanese. Due November 2001

Forthcoming from University of Illinois
29 March 2001

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
28 March 2001

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

27 March 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.

27 March 2001

Frank and Maureen have dispatched "Supplement #41" for Jerboa-Redcap Books with six pages of new and secondhand military, naval, and aviation books.

From Presidio
26 March 2001

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

Steidl. Lost Battalions: Going for Broke in the Vosges, Autumn 1944

Hoffman. Once a Legend: "Red Mike" Edson of the Marine Raiders

Mitcham. Rommel's Greatest Victory: The Desert Fox and the Fall of Tobruk, Spring 1942

Book reviews
25 March 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

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

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Now available from Schiffer
24 March 2001

Jentz, Thomas L. Germany's Tiger Tanks Series: Tigers at the Front. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2001

Forthcoming from Classic
24 March 2001

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.

24 March 2001

The big new "World War II" catalog from The Scholar's Bookshelf is now available with over 1450 items.

Now available from Pacifica
23 March 2001

McWhorter III, Commander Hamilton with Jay A. Stout. The First Hellcat Ace. Pacifica, CA: Pacifica Military History, 2000

22 March 2001

"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
21 March 2001

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

20 March 2001

Looking for a good read? Check our Recommended Reading page, newly updated.

Book reviews
18 March 2001

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

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Now available from University of Nebraska
17 March 2001

Leary, William M. (editor) MacArthur and the American Century: A Reader. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2001

Military Book Club
17 March 2001

Selections from the Military Book Club's "March 2001" catalog:

Craig. Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad.

Alexander. Edson's Rangers

Prefer. Vinegar Joe's War

Stanley. To Fool a Glass Eye: Camouglage versus Photoreconnaissance in World War II

DeNevi and Hall. United States Military Railway Service: America's Soldier-Railroaders in WWII

Now available from Stackpole
17 March 2001

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
16 March 2001

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."

15 March 2001

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
14 March 2001

Smith, J. Richard and Eddie J. Creek. Me 262, volume four. Crowborough, England: Classic Publications, 2001

14 March 2001

Like clockwork, Edward R. Hamilton, Bookseller, has mailed the newsprint "Bargain Books for March 2, 2001" catalog.

Forthcoming from Hellgate
13 March 2001

Reed. Lost Black Sheep: The Story of Marine Ace Chris Magee. Due from Hellgate Press in May 2001

Forthcoming from McFarland
12 March 2001

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

Book review
11 March 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.

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Now available from Sutton
10 March 2001

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
9 March 2001

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

Bowyer. The Stirling Story. Due September 2001

Bowyer. Albert Ball. Due September 2001

Warner. The Bristol Blenheim. Due spring 2002

8 March 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

Hart. Clash of Arms: How the Allies Won in Normandy

Ross. U.S. War Plans: 1938-1945

Forthcoming from Battery
6 March 2001

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
6 March 2001

Brown. Desert Warriors: Australian P-40 Pilots in North Africa. Maryborough, Queensland: Banner Books, 2001

Book review
5 March 2001

Claasen, Adam R. A. Hitler's Northern War: The Luftwaffe's Ill-Fated Campaign, 1940-1945. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2001

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5 March 2001

Tom Cadman has just updated his online inventory with a stack of fresh WWII-related titles. Good selection and modest prices, as always.

4 March 2001

We've just added some fresh suggestions to our Recommended Reading page.

Old Army
4 March 2001

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
3 March 2001

Osborne, Richard E. World War II in Colonial Africa. Indianapolis, IN: Riebel-Roque Publishing Company, 2001. Distributed by Seven Hills.

2 March 2001

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.

New month
1 March 2001

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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