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Now available from NIP
The "Bargain Books, October 12 2001" catalog is now available from Edward R. Hamilton with two pages of WWII titles, plus more scattered through the "New Arrivals" section.
Now available from UPK
The Aardvark himself has been finding more and more secondhand WWII-related titles, and his crew today updated the Aardvark Books website with more than 10,000 titles for sale via the Net.
Now available from Air Research
Now available from Stoddart
Bergstrom, Christer and Andrey Mikhailov. Black Cross, Red Star: The Air War over the Eastern Front, volume two: Resurgence, January - June 1942. Pacifica, CA: Pacifica Military History, 2001.
The ambitious program from Spellmount Publishers shows about a dozen new WWII-related books due in the next few months. Check our publisher's page for Spellmount for details.
Q. M. Dabney
Telephone and fax lines at Q. M. Dabney, one of the oldest and largest retailers of secondhand military books in the United States, have been disconnected and there has been no response to email messages in over a month, but we're told that Dabney has not gone out of business, they are only in the middle of a rather disruptive move to a new location.
Now available from McFarland
Now available from Osprey
Three releases from Osprey today:
Williamson, Gordon. Grey Wolf: U-Boat Crewman of World War II. Botley, UK: Osprey Publishing, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book
Ford, Ken. St Nazaire 1942: The Great Commando Raid. Botley, UK: Osprey Publishing, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book
Quarrie, Bruce. Fallschirmjaeger: German Paratrooper 1935-45. Botley, UK: Osprey Publishing, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book
Now available from Pacifica
Maslov, Aleksander A. (Translated and edited by David M. Glantz and Harold S. Orenstein.) Captured Soviet Generals: The Fate of Soviet Generals Captured by the Germans, 1941-1945. London: Frank Cass, 2001.
As always, check out our Recommended Reading pagenewly updatedfor the best picks in WWII titles.
"Supplement #48" has arrived from Jerboa-Redcap Books with six pages of new and used military, naval, and aviation titles.
Military Book Club
Selections from the Military Book Club for October 2001:
Tuohy, Bill. The Bravest Man: The Story of Richard O'Kane and US Submarines in the Pacific War
Butler, Rupert. SS-Liebstandarte: The History of the First SS Division, 1933-45
Black, Robert W. Rangers in World War II
Now available from UPK
Wartime Poland: A survey of English-language books about Poland during the Second World War
Now available from Stackpole
von Below, Nicolaus. At Hitler's Side: The Memoirs of Hitler's Luftwaffe Adjutant. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2001. Published in the UK by Greenhill Books. Read and submit feedback about this book
MacLean, French L. The Ghetto Men: The SS Destruction of the Jewish Warsaw Ghetto, April-May 1943. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2001.
Now available from Nafziger
Virginia Tomlinson reports these upcoming books from McFarland & Company:
Petty, Bruce M. Saipan: Oral Histories of the Pacific War. Due December 2001
Kane, Robert B. Disobedience and Conspiracy in the German Army, 1918-1945. Due April 2002
Spiller, Harry. Pearl Harbor Survivors: An Oral History of 24 Servicemen. Due April 2002
Wolter, Tim. POW Baseball in World War II: The National Pastime Behind Barbed Wire. Due April 2002
Sumners, Charles Eugene. Darkness Visible: Memoir of a World War II Combat Photographer. Due April 2002
Here are the latest due dates from J.J. Fedorowicz:
Trojca, Waldemar and Markus Jaugitz. Sd. Kfz. 166 Sturmpanzer Brummbar, volume 1. Due November 2001
Munch, Karlheinz. The Combat History of Schwere Panzer-Jaeger-Abteilung 654. Due November 2001
Trojca, Waldemar. The Ju 88, volume 1: The A and H Series. Due November 2001
Trojca, Waldemar and Markus Jaugitz. Sd. Kfz. 166 Sturmpanzer Brummbar, volume 2. Due date unknown
University Press of Kansas reminds us of four forthcoming items:
Westermann, Edward B. Flak: German Anti-Aircraft Defenses, 1914-1945. Due November 2001
Rush, Robert Sterling. Hell in Huertgen Forest. Due November 2001
Loza, Dmitriy. Attack of the Airacobras: Soviet Aces, American P-39s, and the Air War against Germany. Due November 2001
Pennington, Reina. Wings, Women, and War: Soviet airwomen in World War II Combat. Due January 2002
Arriving here today was the "Bargain Books" catalog for 21 September from Edward R. Hamilton with a couple of pages of WWII-related titles at reduced prices.
Crofoot, Craig. The Order of Battle of the Soviet Armed Forces: The Sleeping Bear, volume 1, part one: 22 June 1941. West Chester, OH: The Nafziger Collection, 2001.
Now available from Aberjona
Now available from Spellmount
Now available from Grub Street
Ian Wilkinson has uploaded a large number of fresh secondhand titles to the online inventory listings at his Military Collector website. Definitely worth checking out.
News from Ramrod
Dilip Sarkar sends word of his releases, recent and forthcoming, from Ramrod Publications:
Sarkar, Dilip. Douglas Bader: An Inspiration in Photographs. Now available
Sarkar, Dilip. Battle of Britain: The Photographic Kaleidoscope Volume IV. Now available
Sarkar, Dilip. Johnnie's Kenley Spitfires: 1943, The Tide Turns. Due in May, 2002
Sarkar, Dilip. The Battle of Britain Remembered: A Last Look Back. Due in September, 2002
Now available from McFarland
Worth Jr., Roland H. Secret Allies in the Pacific: Covert Intelligence and Code-Breaking Prior to the Attack on Pearl Harbor. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book
Looks like Bob Ruman has updated his huge Articles of War website with the latest in new and secondhand titles covering the entire spectrum of warfare from pre-history to the 21st Century.
Now available from Greenwood
Borowiec, Andrew. Destroy Warsaw! Hitler's Punishment, Stalin's Revenge. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2001
Xu, Guangqiu. War Wings: The United States and Chinese Military Aviation, 1929-1949. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2001
T. Cadman Books recently relocated, but Tomwho updated his inventory todaycontinues to offer a good selection of secondhand WWII-related titles at very competitive prices.
Another important online source of secondhand military books, Old Army Books, was updated today with thousands of fresh titles.
Graham Palmer has updated the inventory at his World War II Books website in England. In addition to a large inventory which can be searched by author,title, key words, and many specialized topics, Graham continues to run his excellent War Diary feature with daily entries and links to relevant books.
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