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More from Grub Street
28 April 2001

Here are some additional titles due from Grub Street this year:

Cull. Hurricanes over Malta, June 1940 - April 1942. Due in August 2001

Smith. Hornchurch Offensive, volume two. Due in July 2001

Hata, Izawa, and Shores. Japanese Army Air Force Units and Their Aces, 1931-1945. Due in October 2001

27 April 2001

Paul Kisselburg has dispatched catalog number 56 from Kisselburg Military Books of Stillwater, Minnesota.

Now available from MBI
26 April 2001

Glantz, David. The Siege of Leningrad, 1941-44: 900 Days of Terror. Osceola, WI: MBI Publishing, 2001

Forthcoming from Grub Street
25 April 2001

Rae. Kiwi Spitfire Ace. Due in May from Grub Street.

Rolfe. Flying into Hell. Due in May from Grub Street.

24 April 2001

"Supplement #42" arrived today from Jerboa-Redcap Books with a fresh assortment of new and used naval, military, and aviation titles.

Book review
23 April 2001

Miller, Kent D. Fighter Units & Pilots of the 8th Air Force: September 1942 - May 1945, two volumes. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2001

Read our review

Now available from UNCP
21 April 2001

Lewis, Adrian R. Omaha Beach: A Flawed Victory. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2001

Military Book Club
21 April 2001

Selections for "Spring 2001:" Zoepf. Seven Days in January: With the 6th SS-Mountain Division in the Battle for Wingen

Now available from McFarland
21 April 2001

Gibran, Daniel K. The 92nd Infantry Division and the Italian Campaign in World War II. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2001

Now available from Holt
20 April 2001

Lord, Walter. Day of Infamy. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2001. Sixtieth anniversary softcover reprint edition.

Forthcoming from Rienner
19 April 2001

Ross. U.S. War Plans: 1938-1945. Due from Lynn Rienner Publishers in September 2001.

Now available from Praeger
18 April 2001

Morley, Patrick. This is the American Forces Network: The Anglo-American Battle of the Air Waves in World War II. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2001

17 April 2001

Take a look at the Aberdeen Books website to see the latest update from Tom Petteys.

Now available from Norton
16 April 2001

Overy, Richard. The Battle of Britain: The Myth and the Reality. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2001

Book review
15 April 2001

Gamble, Bruce. Black Sheep One: The Life of Gregory "Pappy" Boyington. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 2000

Read our review

New addition to our History pages
15 April 2001

Our History section continues to grow, with the new Photo Gallery: German Military Leaders, 1939-1945 added today.

Now available from MBI
14 April 2001

Bando, Mark. 101st Airborne: The Screaming Eagles at Normandy. Osceola, WI: MBI Publishing, 2001

14 April 2001

The "Bargain Books" catalog from Edward R. Hamilton is now in the mail and contains a considerably larger than usual selection of WWII-related titles.

News from Battery Press
13 April 2001

Richard Gardner sends along word about the latest WWII titles from Battery Press:

Combat History of the Second Infantry Division in WWII. Now available

Pay. Thunder from Heaven: The Story of the 17th Airborne Division 1943-1945. Now available

Conner. The Spearhead: The World War II History of the 5th Marine Division. Now available

Love. The 27th Infantry Division in World War II. Due July 2001

Now available from NIP
12 April 2001

Koop, Gerhard. Heavy Cruisers of the Admiral Hipper Class: The Admiral Hipper, Blucher, Prinz Eugen, Seydlitz, and Lutzow. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2000

New due dates for Helion titles
11 April 2001

Thanks to Duncan Rogers for the latest pub dates from Helion:

Booth. Handbook of World War II German Military Symbols and Abbreviations. Now due late April or early May

Bevis. British and Commonwealth Armies, 1939-1943. Now due in June

Gunter. Last Laurels: The German Defence of Upper Silesia, January-May 1945. Now due in June

Now available from Rienner
10 April 2001

Hart, Russell A. Clash of Arms: How the Allies Won in Normandy. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2001

Old Army
9 April 2001

Bruce Halsted has updated his Old Army Books website with more than 5000 secondhand titles covering a variety of periods with an emphasis on World War II.

Military Book Club
9 April 2001

Selections for April 2001:

O'Donnell. Beyond Valor: World War II's Rangers and Airborne Reveal the Heart of Combat.

Mann. SS-Totenkopf: The History of the Death's Head Division, 1940-45

Whiting. The Great Disappearing Act: Unraveling the Mystery of the Gestapo's Top Man

Book review
8 April 2001

Le Tissier, Tony. With Our Backs to Berlin. Stroud, England: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2001

Read our review

Now available from Eagle Editions
7 April 2001

Green, Brett. Augsburg's Last Eagles: Colors, Markings and Variants. Hamilton, MT: Eagle Editions, 2000

Forthcoming from Hellgate
6 April 2001

Here's what on the schedule at Hellgate Press:

Knight. Riding on Luck: The Saga of the USS Lang (DD-399). Due later this month

Morrison. Birds from Hell: The History of the B-29. Due June 2001

Now available from Schiffer
5 April 2001

Miller, Kent D. Fighter Units & Pilots of the 8th Air Force, September 1942 - May 1945, volume 1: Day-to-Day Operations and Fighter Group Histories. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2001

Miller, Kent D. Fighter Units & Pilots of the 8th Air Force, September 1942 - May 1945, volume 2: Aerial Victories and Ace Data. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2001

4 April 2001

Frank and Maureen have updated the inventory at their website for Jerboa-Redcap Books.

Now available from Stackpole
4 April 2001

Rolf, David. The Bloody Road to Tunis: Destruction of the Axis Forces in North Africa, November 1942 - May 1943. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2001

3 April 2001

Bob Ruman has just updated his online inventory at Articles of War with more than 5000 new and used books covering a wide span of military topics. Also note that the website has now moved to a new location, so adjust your bookmarks.

Now available from Praeger
3 April 2001

Barnes, James J. and Patricia P. Barnes. Nazi Refugee Turned Gestapo Spy: The Life of Hans Wesemann, 1895-1971. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2001.

The Military Collector
2 April 2001

Physically, Ian Wilkinson has lugged his books to a new address (The Manse, East Lee Lane, Eastwood, Todmorden, West Yorkshire, OL14 8RW England), but you can still find his Military Collector website with its massive inventory at the usual place.

Now available from Aberjona
2 April 2001

Zoepf, Wolf T. Seven Days in January: With the 6th SS Mountain Division in Operation Nordwind. Bedford, PA: Aberjona Press, 2001

2 April 2001

Have a look at the T. Cadman website for a solid listing of secondhand WWII-related books, just updated today.

Now available from Stackpole
1 April 2001

Both these are softcover reprints from Stackpole Books, available in the UK from Greenhill:

Howarth. Dawn of D-Day: These Men Were There, 6 June 1944

Price. The Last Year of the Luftwaffe, May 1944 to May 1945

World War II Books
1 April 2001

Graham Palmer of World War II Books in the UK has just updated his website with a terrific selection of secondhand books. Also note that his website has switched to a new URL:


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