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Forthcoming from Sutton
31 August 2001

Here is the latest word from Sutton Publishing Ltd about forthcoming titles:

Tennent. British and Commonwealth Merchant Ship Losses to Axis U-Boats, 1939-1945. Due in September 2001

Wragg. The Fleet Air Arm Handbook, 1939-45. Due in November 2001

Harris. Women at War: In Uniform by Harris. Due in February 2002

Knopp. Hitler's Children by Knopp. Due in March 2002


Aardvark
31 August 2001

Martin and Caroline have updated their vast book inventory of WWII titles at the Aardvark Books website.


Now available from Rienner
30 August 2001

Condell, Bruce and David T. Zabecki. On the German Art of War: Truppenfuhrung. Boulder, CO: Lynn Rienner, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


History Book Club
30 August 2001

Selections for "October 2001":

Ambrose. The Wild Blue

Dutton. The Man Who Flew the Memphis Belle


Book Review
29 August 2001

Booth, Terrence. Handbook of WWII German Military Symbols & Abbreviations, 1943-45. Solihull, England: Helion and Company, 2001.

Read our review


Forthcoming from NIP
28 August 2001

Williams, Kathleen Broome. Improbable Warriors: Women Scientists and the U.S. Navy in World War II. Due from Naval Institute Press in September 2001.


Hamilton
28 August 2001

The "Bargain Books" catalog for August 17, 2001 is on hand with a larger-than-usual section of World War II titles.


Now available from Stackpole
27 August 2001

The American Arsenal. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2001. Softcover edition. Published in the UK by Greenhill Books. Read and submit feedback about this book


SB
27 August 2001

The "Summer 2001 History" catalog from the Scholar's Bookshelf arrived by mail today with a modest number of WWII-related titles.


Forthcoming from Sutton
24 August 2001

Wragg, David. The Fleet Air Arm Handbook, 1939-45. Due from Sutton Publishing in November 2001.


Kisselburg
23 August 2001

"Military History Catalogue 59" is now available from Kisselburg Military Books of Stillwater, Minnesota.


Forthcoming from Helion
22 August 2001

The latest word from Helion shows the following changes to their publication schedule:

Bevis. British and Commonwealth Armies, 1939-1943. Now due in October 2001.

Gunter. Last Laurels: The German Defence of Upper Silesia, January-May 1945. Now due in December 2001.

Postponed until 2002: Rays of the Rising Sun, volume 1: Japan's Asian Allies: China and Manchukuo by Jowett and Berger, Adventures in My Youth: A German Soldier on the Eastern Front, 1941-45 by Scheiderbauer, For the Homeland! The History of the 31st Waffen-SS Volunteer Grenadier Division by Pencz, US Army Infantry Divisions, 1943-45, volume 1 by Bellanger, British and Commonwealth Armies, 1944-45 by Bevis

Removed from the schedule until further notice: Twilight of the Gods: A Swedish Waffen-SS Volunteer's Experiences by Wallin


News from John Foreman
20 August 2001

John Foreman sends this news about his Fighter Command War Diaries series from Air Research:

"Volume 3 is now at the printers and will be available by end September. Runs from 1st Jan 1942 - 30th June 1943 and includes (apart from Combat Reports, etc) accounts of the Channel breakout, Dieppe, the Philips Eindhoven raid, and much more, plus the American introduction to the European theatre. Volume 4 is almost finished and runs 1st June 1943 - 30th June 1944. Hopefully this will be published early 2002. Volume 5...what a headache, but I'm working on it now!"


Forthcoming from Fedorowicz
20 August 2001

The fine folks at J.J. Fedorowicz report Tragedy of the Faithful: A History of the III. (germanisches) SS-Panzer-Korps by Wilhelm Tieke will finally be ready at the end of this month.


Now available from Sterling
20 August 2001

Kaplan, Philip. Round the Clock: The Experience of the Allied Bomber Crews. New York: Sterling Publishing, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


Book reviews
19 August 2001

Forsyth, Robert with Eddie J. Creek, Stephen Ransom, and Werner Stocker. Mistel: German Composite Aircraft and Operations, 1942-1945. Crowborough, England: Classic Publications, 2001.

Bernad, Denes. Henschel Hs 129 in Action. Carrollton, TX: Squadron Signal Publications, Inc, 2001.

Spick, Mike. Luftwaffe Bomber Aces: Men, Machines, Methods. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2001. Published in the UK by Greenhill Books.

Williams, David P. Hunters of the Reich, volume one: Night Fighters. Stroud, England: Tempus Publishing Ltd, 2001.

Reed, Robert T. Lost Black Sheep: The Search for WWII Ace Chris Magee. Central Point, OR: Hellgate Press, 2001.

Read our reviews


Forthcoming from Aberdeen
18 August 2001

Tom Petteys at Aberdeen Bookstore is branching out into publishing and tells us his first two titles will be reprints of Doctor at Stalingrad by Hans Dibold and Daedalus Returned by Baron von der Heydte, both due in October of this year.


Jerboa
17 August 2001

Like clockwork arrives "Supplement #46" from Jerboa-Redcap Books with six pages of new and used military, aviation, and naval titles.


Now available from Helion
16 August 2001

Booth, Terrance. Handbook of WWII German Military Symbols and Abbreviations, 1943-45. Solihull, UK Helion & Company, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


Now available from Grub Street
16 August 2001

Smith, Richard C. Hornchurch Offensive, volume two. London: Grub Street, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


Now available from NIUP
15 August 2001

Waddell, Brian. The War against the New Deal: World War II and American Democracy. Dekalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


Forthcoming from Battery
14 August 2001

McMillan, George. The Old Breed: A History of the First Marine Division in World War. Reprint of the 1949 edition. Due in November 2001 from Battery Press.


Forthcoming from Stackpole
13 August 2001 Here's the latest line-up for Stackpole Books:

Probert, Henry. Bomber Harris: His Life and Times. Due in September 2001. Published in the UK by Greenhill Books.

Stenman, Kari. Luftwaffe at War, volume 18: The Luftwaffe over Finland. Due in September 2001. Published in the UK by Greenhill Books.

von Below, Nicolaus. At Hitler's Side: The Memoirs of Hitler's Luftwaffe Adjutant. Due in September 2001. Published in the UK by Greenhill Books.

Bowen, Robert. Fighting with the Screaming Eagles: With the 101st Airborne from Normandy to Bastogne. Due in September 2001. Published in the UK by Greenhill Books.

Isby, David C. (editor). Fighting in Normandy: The German Army from D-Day to Villers-Bocage. Due in October 2001. Published in the UK by Greenhill Books.

Norman, Andrew. HMS Hood: Pride of the Royal Navy. Due in October 2001.


Book review
12 August 2001

Haupt, Werner. Elite German Divisions in World War II: Waffen-SS, Fallschirmjaeger, Mountain Troops. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2001.

Read our review


Forthcoming from Hellgate
11 August 2001

Harley Patrick tells us about two new books on the way from Hellgate Press:

Magnino, L.A. Jim's Journey: From Wake Island to Japan: A Civilian POW's Story. Due in November 2001.

Berg, Norm. My Carrier War: A Naval Aviator in WWII. Due in October 2001.


Forthcoming from Holt
11 August 2001

Gannon, Michael. Pearl Harbor Betrayed: The True Story of a Man and a Nation under Attack. Due from Henry Holt in September 2001.


Military Book Club
11 August 2001

Selections for "August 2001":

Malaparte. The Volga Rises in Europe

Henry. The US Army in World War II


History Book Club
11 August 2001

Selections for "September 2001":

Stewart. Burying Caesar: The Churchill-Chamberlain Rivalry

Overy. The Battle of Britain: The Myth and the Reality

Hoffman. Chesty: The Story of Lieutenant General Lewis B. Puller

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


Now available from Hellgate
10 August 2001

Morrison, Wilbur. Birds from Hell: The History of the B-29. Central Point, OR: Hellgate Press, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book.


OUP
9 August 2001

Oxford University Press has delayed Germany and the Second World War, volume VI: The Global War until November.


Forthcoming from Hikoki
8 August 2001

Simonsen, Clarence. RAF & RCAF Aircraft Noseart in World War II. Due from Hikoki at the end of this month.

Ullmann, Michael. Luftwaffe Colours 1935-1945. Due from Hikoki at the end of September 2001.


Now available from Finland
8 August 2001

Wikberg, Olli. Dritte Nordland: The Photo History of the Finnish Volunteer Battalion of the Waffen-SS. Helsinki: Wiking Divisioona Oy, 2001. Text in English and Finnish. Read and submit feedback about this book.


News from Cass
7 August 2001

Many, many new WWII-related books on the way from Frank Cass, and many of the anticipated publication dates have recently been altered. Among the changes:

Maslov. Captured Soviet Generals. Now available

Glantz and Orenstein. The Battle for Lvov, July 1944: The Soviet General Staff Study. Due in April 2002

Morewood. The British Defence of Egypt, 1935-1940. Due in May 2002

Check the Frank Cass entry on our Directory of Publishers for full details on all the other revised dates.


Forthcoming from Ramrod
7 August 2001

Anita reports from Ramrod Publications about three upcoming titles:

Sarkar, Dilip. Group Captain Sir Douglas Bader: An Inspiration in Photographs. Due later this month

Sarkar, Dilip. Battle of Britain: The Photographic Kaleidoscope, volume 4. Due in September 2001

Sarkar, Dilip. Johnnie's Kenley Spitfires. Due in May 2002


Now available from Praeger
6 August 2001

Duffy, James P. Hitler's Secret Pirate Fleet: The Deadliest Ships of World War II. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2001.Read and submit feedback about this book


Now available from NIP
6 August 2001

Here are the latest releases from Naval Institute Press:

Elphick, Peter. Liberty: The Ships that Won the War. Read and submit feedback about this book

Edwards, Bernard. Beware Raiders! German Surface Raiders in the Second World War. Read and submit feedback about this book

Braim, Paul F. The Will to Win: The Life of General James A. Van Fleet. Read and submit feedback about this book


Book review
5 August 2001

Glantz, David M. Barbarossa: Hitler's Invasion of Russia, 1941. Stroud, Gloucestershire: Tempus Publishing, Ltd, 2001.

Read our review


War Room
4 August 2001

The War Room Bookshop has updated its online inventory pages with almost 2000 WWII-related books, videos, and posters.


Now available from Pacifica
3 August 2001

Springer, Joseph A. The Black Devil Brigade: The True Story of the First Special Service Force in WWII. Pacifica, CA: Pacifica Military History, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


Now available from Squadron/Signal
3 August 2001

Bernad, Denes. Henschel Hs 129 in Action. Carrollton, TX: Squadron/Signal Publications, Inc, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


News from McFarland
2 August 2001

Healers in World War II: Oral Histories of Medical Corps Personnel by Patricia W. Sewell is now available from McFarland, while World War II in American Art by Robert Henkes is due in September.


Benicia Books
2 August 2001

Sad to say, Michael Merrill sends word he is closing Benicia Books: "Wanted to let you know that Benicia Books is going out of business and has reduced all prices by 50%."


When it rains, it pours
1 August 2001

Wow! The first day of the new month brings word that five big-time dealers in WWII-related books on the Web have all updated their inventory with tons and tons of fresh items:

T. Cadman

Military Collector

Articles of War

Old Army Books

World War II Books

 

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