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Now available from Aspekt
30 July 2001

Pierik, Perry. From Leningrad to Berlin: Dutch Volunteers in the Service of the German Waffen-SS, 1941-1945. Soesterberg, the Netherlands: Aspekt, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


Book review
29 July 2001

Brown, Gordon and Terry Copp. Look to Your Front...Regina Rifles: A Regiment at War, 1944-45. Waterloo, Ontario: Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies, 2001.

Read our review


Renovations
28 July 2001

Pardon, as they say, our dust. We're in the midst of reorganizing and renovating—again!?!—our webpages which have grown numerous and unwieldy over the years. When we're finished, everything should have a more consistent look and a more consistent navigational interface. In the meantime, you might occasionally find yourself transported to a page that no longer exists in its original location, so please bear with us. Thanks for your continued support of Stone & Stone Second World War Books!


Aardvark
27 July 2001

Martin, Caroline, and the "Aardvark" himself have just updated the Aardvark Books website with inventory pages containing over 9900 secondhand books in a wide variety of WWII-related topics.


News from Helion
26 July 2001

This just in from Duncan at Helion:

"We are acting as exclusive worldwide trade distributors for a title which has sold very fast already: Sentire Pensare Volere: Storia della Legione SS Italian by Sergio Corbatti and Marco Nava. Italian text but over 450 previously unpublished photos of the Italian W-SS units. Available immediately."


Now available from McFarland
25 July 2001

Norton, Donald J. Chippewa Chief in World War II: The Survival Story of Oliver Rasmussen in Japan. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


Forthcoming from Fedorowicz
24 July 2001

The folks at J.J. Fedorowicz report that Tragedy of the Faithful: A History of the III. (germanisches) SS-Panzer-Korps is at the printer and due in three or four weeks.


Book Survey
22 July 2001

Read our survey of books about famous maritime disasters during World War II: Lost at Sea


Jerboa
21 July 2001

Frank and Maureen have mailed their "Supplement 45" from Jerboa-Redcap Books with six pages of new and secondhand naval, military, and aviation titles.


Hamilton
21 July 2001

The "Bargain Books" catalog for July 13, 2001 arrived today from Edward R. Hamilton with an assortment of WWII titles, including heavily discounted hardcover copies of Morison's classic History of United States Naval Operations in World War II series.


Now available from Stackpole
20 July 2001

Spick, Mike. Luftwaffe Bomber Aces: Men, Machines, Methods. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2001. Published in the UK by Greenhill Books. Read and submit feedback about this book


Military Book Club
19 July 2001

Selections from the "Summer 2001" catalog:

Smith. Carlson's Raid: The Daring Marine Assault on Makin

Morison. History of United States Naval Operations in World War II. Fifteen volumes

Tollhurst. Battleground Europe: Bastogne

Shilleto. Battleground Europe: Utah Beach and St Mere Eglise


History Book Club
19 July 2001

Selection from the "August 2001" catalog:

Rolf, David. The Bloody Road to Tunis


Historic Aviation
18 July 2001

The "Summer 2001" catalog from Historic Aviation has arrived with sixty-four pages of merchandise, including many WWII-related books of interest.


Book review
17 July 2001

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

Read our review


Forthcoming from Grub Street
16 July 2001

Cull. Hurricanes over Singapore. Due from Grub Street next year.


Feedback system
15 July 2001

Today we officially inaugurate our new "feedback system" to allow visitors such as yourself to read and submit commentary on all the books we cover at this website. We hope you'll participate to help provide increasing amounts of information for other visitors about the strengths and weaknesses of the books with which you're familiar. Look for the "Read and submit feedback" links now appearing on our "New and Forthcoming Books" page, our "Authors" directory, and at the bottom of our book reviews. Thanks for helping us make Stone & Stone Second World War Books the best website of its kind!


Recommended
15 July 2001

The plethora of new WWII-related books released every month makes it tough to know which ones are most worthwhile. We help you sort out all the choices by upating our Recommended Reading page every time something especially notable arrives.


Scholars
13 July 2001

The new "History" catalog for Summer 2001 has arrived by mail from Scholar's Bookshelf.


Forthcoming from Greenwood
12 July 2001

Here's the latest word on upcoming releases from Greenwood Publishing Group:

Duffy. Hitler's Secret Pirate Fleet: The Deadliest Ships of World War II. Due later this month.

Xu. War Wings: The United States and Chinese Military Aviation, 1929-1949. Due August 2001

Johnson. Righteous Deception: German Officers against Hitler. Due September 2001

Borowiec. Destroy Warsaw! Hitler's Punishment, Stalin's Revenge. Due September 2001

Ng. Japanese American Internment during World War II: A History and Reference Guide. Due September 2001

Rottman. World War II Pacific Island Guide: A Geo-Military Study. Due November 2001

Rottman. U.S. Marine Corps World War II Order of Battle: Ground and Air Units in the Pacific War, 1939-1945. Due November 2001


Now available from Hellgate
11 July 2001

Reed, Robert T. Lost Black Sheep: The Search for WWII Ace Chris Magee. Central Point, OR: Hellgate Press, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


News from Grub Street
9 July 2001

Hurricanes over Malta by Brian Cull has been delayed until October, and Japanese Army Air Force Fighter Units and Their Aces, 1931-1945 by Hata, Izawa, and Shores has been delayed until November.


Kisselburg
7 July 2001

Paul Kisselburg has mailed his "Military History Catalogue 58" listing 141 secondhand WWII-related books.


Military Book Club
6 July 2001

Selections from the "Independence Day 2001" catalog:

Le Tissier. With Our Backs to Berlin

Nijboer. Gunner: An Illustrated History of World War II Aircraft Turrets and Gun Positions


Jerboa
5 July 2001

Frank and Maureen of Jerboa-Redcap Books have mailed their "Supplement #44" with six pages of military, naval, and aviation titles both new and secondhand.


Forthcoming from Cass
4 July 2001

Hugh Davie sends word of some revised publication dates for some titles from Frank Cass:

Maslov. Captured Soviet Generals. Due later this month.

Rohwer and Monakov. Stalin's Ocean-Going Fleet, 1935-1953. Due August 2001

Brown. Mediterranean: September 1939-October 1940, Volume I. Due September 2001

Brown. Mediterranean: November 1940-December 1941, Volume II. Due November 2001

Shukman. Stalin and the Soviet-Finnish War, 1939-1940. Due November 2001

Page. World War II: The German Fleet. Due November 2001

 

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