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Forthcoming from Sutton
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
Martin and Caroline have updated their vast book inventory of WWII titles at the Aardvark Books website.
Now available from Rienner
History Book Club
Selections for "October 2001":
Ambrose. The Wild Blue
Booth, Terrence. Handbook of WWII German Military Symbols & Abbreviations, 1943-45. Solihull, England: Helion and Company, 2001.
Forthcoming from NIP
Williams, Kathleen Broome. Improbable Warriors: Women Scientists and the U.S. Navy in World War II. Due from Naval Institute Press in September 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
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
Wragg, David. The Fleet Air Arm Handbook, 1939-45. Due from Sutton Publishing in November 2001.
"Military History Catalogue 59" is now available from Kisselburg Military Books of Stillwater, Minnesota.
Forthcoming from Helion
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.
News from John Foreman
"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
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
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.
Forthcoming from Aberdeen
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.
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
Now available from Grub Street
Now available from NIUP
Forthcoming from Battery
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
Probert, Henry. Bomber Harris: His Life and Times. Due in September 2001. Published in the UK by Greenhill Books.
Haupt, Werner. Elite German Divisions in World War II: Waffen-SS, Fallschirmjaeger, Mountain Troops. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2001.
Forthcoming from Hellgate
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.
Forthcoming from Holt
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
Selections for "August 2001":
Malaparte. The Volga Rises in Europe
History Book Club
Selections for "September 2001":
Stewart. Burying Caesar: The Churchill-Chamberlain Rivalry
Now available from Hellgate
Oxford University Press has delayed Germany and the Second World War, volume VI: The Global War until November.
Forthcoming from Hikoki
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
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
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
Forthcoming from Ramrod
Anita reports from Ramrod Publications about three upcoming titles:
Sarkar, Dilip. Group Captain Sir Douglas Bader: An Inspiration in Photographs. Due later this month
Now available from Praeger
Now available from NIP
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
Glantz, David M. Barbarossa: Hitler's Invasion of Russia, 1941. Stroud, Gloucestershire: Tempus Publishing, Ltd, 2001.
The War Room Bookshop has updated its online inventory pages with almost 2000 WWII-related books, videos, and posters.
Now available from Pacifica
Now available from Squadron/Signal
News from McFarland
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.
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
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:
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