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As the month draws to a close, check out the new inventory updates just undertaken today by these big guns in the secondhand military book business:
Articles of War, Bob Ruman's big operation in New Mexico, has just updated online inventory with fresh new and secondhand titles covering all periods of warfare.
Tom Cadman has just updated the inventory at his website with a fresh assortment of secondhand WWII titles.
Swain, Bruce T. A Chronology of Australian Armed Forces at War, 1939-45. St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 2001.
Now available from Classic
The Aardvark Books website has been updated with nearly 10,000 secondhand military books for sale, almost all of them about the Second World War.
News from Spellmount
Here's the latest word from Spellmount about new and forthcoming titles:
Glantz. The Siege of Leningrad. Now available.
Mombeek, Eric. Defenders of the Reich: Jagdgeschwader 1, volume one: 1939-1942. Crowborough, England: Classic Publications, 2001
Holmes, Tony. USAAF Colours 1: American Eagles: American Volunteers in the RAF, 1937-1943. Crowborough, England: Classic Publications, 2001
Mombeek, Eric with David Wadman and Eddie J. Creek. Luftwaffe Colours, Volume Two, Section 1: Jagdwaffe: Battle of Britain, Phase One, July-August 1940. Crowborough, England: Classic Publications, 2001
Now available from Arcade
Smith, Michael. The Emperor's Codes: The Breaking of Japan's Secret Ciphers. New York: Arcade Publishing, 2001
Now available from Cass
Erickson, John. The Soviet High Command: A Military-Political History, 1918-1941. London: Frank Cass Publishers, 2001. Third edition.
Forthcoming from Finland
Dritte Nordland: The Photo History of the Finnish Volunteer Battalion of the Waffen-SS Due in July 2001 from Wiking Divisioona Oy. Text in Finnish and English.
Now available from Dutton
Morgan, Col. Robert with Ron Powers. The Man Who Flew the Memphis Belle. New York: Dutton Books, 2001
Now available from Rienner
Forthcoming from Classic
The "Spring-Summer 2001" catalog from Classic Publications brings information about a pile of new and upcoming titles including Mistel by Robert Forsyth, Me 163, volume one by Stephen Ransom and Hans-Hermann Cammann, three volumes of Defenders of the Reich by Eric Mombeek, four volumes of USAAF Colours: American Eagles, and four new new "Battle of Britain" volumes of the Luftwaffe Colours series.
The "June 8, 2001" catalog from Edward R. Hamilton arrived today with a couple of pages filled with WWII-related titles at reduced prices, including some newly listed items.
Now available from Schiffer
Haupt, Werner. Elite German Divisions in World War II: Waffen-SS, Fallschirmjaeger, Mountain Troops. Atlgen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2001
Jentz, Thomas L. and Hilary L. Doyle. Germany's Panzers in World War II: From Pz.Kpfw. I to Tiger II. Atlgen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2001
Forthcoming from Stanford
Tomasevich. War and Revolution in Yugoslavia, 1941-1945: Occupation and Collaboration. Due from Stanford University Press in October 2001
Tom Pettys today updated his Aberdeen Books website with a considerable quantity of brand new titles of much interest.
Forthcoming from UPK
University Press of Kansas has announced several titles for publication in the next few months:
Rush. Hell in Huertgen Forest. Due in October 2001.
Forthcoming from Pacifica
Eric Hammel sends word of these three upcoming titles from Pacifica Military History:
Springer. The Black Devil Brigade: The True Story of the First Special Service Force in World War II, an Oral History. Due in July 2001.
Now available from Laurier
Brown, Gordon. Look to Your Front: Regina Rifles, A Regiment at War 1944-45. Waterloo, Ontario: Laurier Center for Military Strategy and Disarmament Studies, 2001
Hill, Mike. The 451st Bomb Group in World War II: A Pictorial History. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2001
Smith, Peter C. Luftwaffe at War: The Sea Eagles: The Luftwaffe's Maritime Operations, 1939-1945. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2001
Green, Brett. Eagle Files #3: Augsburg's Last Eagles: Colors, Markings and Variants. Hamilton, MT: Eagle Editions, 2001
Vasco, John. The Sting of the Luftwaffe: Schnellkampfgeschwader 210 and Zerstorergeschwader 1 "Wespengeschwader" in World War II. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2001
Forthcoming from McFarland
McFarland & Company has announced five upcoming WWII-related titles:
Kane. Disobedience and Conspiracy in the German Army, 1918-1945. Due September 2001.
Now available from Tempus
Here's the latest from Tempus Publishing:
Glantz, David M. Barbarossa: Hitler's Invasion of Russia 1941. Gloucestershire, England: Tempus Publishing, 2001
Forthcoming from NIP
The "Fall 2001" offerings from Naval Institute Press look pretty hot:
Burlingame. Advance Force Pearl Harbor by Burl Burlingame. Due in September
The T. Cadman website was re-stocked this morning with a wide assortment of secondhand WWII-related titles.
Here's news from Duncan at Helion & Company:
"Just to let you know Handbook of WWII German Military Symbols and Abbreviations will be out this month (it's at the printers), other titles will be delayed by a couple of months as we're relocating in the summer to larger premises to cope with increased demand. Thanks for the review of Raging Infernowe're having to reprint it after just 12 weeks due to high demand."
Rolf, David. The Bloody Road to Tunis: Destruction of the Axis Forces in North Africa: November 1942 - May 1943. London: Greenhill Books, 2001. Published in the US by Stackpole Books.
A great new catalog just arrived here from Kisselburg Military Books with an excellent selection of newly offered used WWII titles. One of Paul's best catalogs lately.
Articles of War
Bob Ruman has just updated his massive Articles of War website with thousands of new and secondhand military books. Especially take a look at his "Latest Arrivals" feature.
Now available from Crecy
Spooner, Tony. Clean Sweep: The Life of Air Marshal Sir Ivor Broom. Manchester: Crecy Publishing Ltd, 2001. Softcover edition.
History Book Club
Selections for "Summer 2001":
Wels. Pearl Harbor: America's Darkest Day
Military Book Club
Selections for "June 2001":
Sides. Ghost Soldiers: The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II's Most Dramatic Mission
Forthcoming from Fedorowicz
Here's the latest word from J.J. Fedorowicz:
Tieke. Tragedy of the Faithful, A History of the III. (germanisches) SS-Panzer-Korps. Due in July.
Be sure to have a look at Bruce Halsted's Old Army Books website, newly updated today, for thousands of quality secondhand military books.
News from Hellgate Press
Harley Patrick of Hellgate Press tells us Riding on Luck by Knight is now available, while Lost Black Sheep: The Story of Marine Ace Chris Magee by Reed and Birds from Hell: The History of the B-29 by Morrison are due at the end of this month.
Looking for the best books about the Second World War? Don't miss our Recommended Reading page featuring our hand-picked suggestions for the most important and most enjoyable titles on the market.
World War II Books
Not only does Graham Palmer continue to offer what must certainly be the planet's largest inventory of secondhand WWII-related books, but he also runs his top-notch World War II Books website with a great "War Diary" feature which is updated every single day.
Ian Wilkinson of The Military Collector has freshened his hefty online inventory pages with quite a few secondhand military titles, including many WWII books, which can be browsed by category or searched by author and title.
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