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Gretzyngier, Robert. Poles in Defence of Britain: A Day-by-Day Chronology of Polish Day and Night Fighter Operations, July 1940 - June 1941. London: Grub Street, 2001
"Catalog 186" is in the mail from Antheil International Booksellers of Bellmore, NY with forty-eight pages amounting to over 1400 new and used military, maritime, aviation, and naval titles.
You can't miss the red covers of Military Bookman catalogs, and the latest one arrived today, packed with secondhand military titles including WWII-related categories such as the USAAF in WWII, "Fall and Occupation of Western and Northern Europe," and "Mediterranean, Near East, Greece, and the Balkans."
Now available from Grub Street
Gretzyngier, Robert. Poles in Defence of Britain: A Day-by-Day Chronology of Polish Day and Night Figther Operations, July 1940 - June 1941. London: Grub Street, 2001
"Supplement #43" from Jerboa-Redcap Books arrived today with six pages of new and used naval, military, and aviation titles.
Clive, Martin, and Caroline have updated the Aardvark Books website with more than 9000 secondhand military books, mostly covering World War II.
The great new "Summer 2001 Military History" catalog from Scholar's Bookshelf arrived here today with a plethora of new and interesting WWII titles.
Forthcoming from UPK
Author James Gebhardt tells us that his new book, co-authored with Dmitriy Loza, Attack of the Airacobras: Soviet Aces, American P-39s, and the Air War against Germany, will be available from University Press of Kansas in December.
McKercher, B.J.C. and Roch Legault (editors). Military Planning and the Origins of the Second World War. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2001
Forthcoming from Fedorowicz
Here are the latest release plans for the next three books from Fedorowicz:
Tragedy of the Faithful, A History of the III. (germanisches) SS-Panzer-Korps. Due in July.
The latest "Bargain Books" catalog from Edward R. Hamilton contains considerably more WWII-related books than usual, with quite a few fresh titles.
Now available from Fedorowicz
Hirlinger, Kurt (editor). The Combat History of schwere Panzer-Abteilung 508: In Action in Italy with the Tiger I. Winnipeg: J.J. Fedorowicz Publishing, Inc, 2001
Forthcoming from Schiffer
The kind folks at Schiffer Military History have sent us advance word on some of their upcoming books:
Now available from Stackpole
Two new arrivals from Stackpole Books, also available from Greenhill Books in the UK:
James, Malcolm. Born of the Desert: With the SAS in North Africa. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2001. Softcover reprint edition
Military Book Club
Selections from the Military Book Club for "Memorial Day 2001":
Now available from Brassey's
Messenger, Charles. Hitler's Gladiator: The Life and Military Career of Sepp Dietrich. London: Brassey's Military, 2001. Softcover edition.
Now available from Schiffer
Schiffer Military History maintains a rapid publishing pace with two more WWII-related titles:
Vasco, John. The Sting of the Luftwaffe. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2001
The latest printed catalog from Paul Gaudette Books in Tucson, Arizona amounts to 54 pages of WWII-related aviation titles, new and used.
Now available from Praeger
Schneider, Gertrude. Journey into Terror: Story of the Riga Ghetto. Westport, CT: Prager, 2001. New and expanded edition.
Now available from Axis Europa
Munoz, Antonio J. The Last Levy: SS Officer Roster, March 1st, 1945. Bayside, NY: Axis Europa Books, 2001
Holztraeger, Hans. (Translated by C.F. Colton.) In a Raging Inferno: Combat Units of the Hitler Youth, 1944-45. Solihull, England: Helion & Company, 2000.
Zoepf, Wolf T. Seven Days in January with the 6th SS-Mountain Division in Operation Nordwind. Bedford, PA: Aberjona Publishing, 2001
Jentz, Thomas L. Germany's Tiger Tanks Series: Tigers at the Front. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2001
Bando, Mark 101st Airborne: The Screaming Eagles at Normandy. Osceola, WI: MBI Publishing Company, 2001
Beginning approximately 1300 Pacific Time on 28 April 2001 much of Stone & Stone Second World War Books and other sites hosted here became intermittently inaccessible to visitors and almost completely inaccessible to us. In addition, we were not able to receive or send email for much of that time. All this was caused by problems with PacBell circuitry.
Fortunately, it looks like the telco has finally resolved the problems, and everything seems to be back up and running. We'll be catching up with backlogged email as well as filling in recent news and announcements for this page over the next few days. Thanks for yor patience.
From Sacramento, California, Tom Cadman has just updated his online inventory with a bountiful selection of interesting secondhand WWII-related books at very reasonable prices.
Articles of War
Bob Ruman continues to offer almost every newly published military title imaginable while also gradually opening dusty cartons of secondhand books which haven't seen the light of day in years. All these books can be found online at Articles of War.
The "Aardvark" himself has sniffed out some fine additions to the Aardvark Books website where you can find a plethora of secondhand military titles, mostly WWII-related, for searching and browsing.
Kentucky's own Old Army Books website has been updated and continues to feature some of the finest inventory of secondhand military books available on the Internet.
At the Military Collector, Ian continues carting load after load of books to his new facility, but the online inventory of thousands of secondhand military books remains fully accessible.
World War II Books
Graham Palmer has updated his World War II Books website with a large number of fresh secondhand WWII-related titles, plus his excellent daily War Diary feature.
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