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Now available from NIP
31 October 2001

Williams, Kathleen Broome. Improbable Warriors: Women Scientists and the US Navy in World War II. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


Hamilton
31 October 2001

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
30 October 2001

Rush, Robert Sterling. Hell in Huertgen Forest: The Ordeal and Triumph of an American Infantry Regiment. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


Aardvark
30 October 2001

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
29 October 2001

Foreman, John. Fighter Command War Diaries, volume three. Walton on Thames, UK: Air Research Publications, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


Now available from Stoddart
29 October 2001

Zuehlke, Mark. The Liri Valley: Canada's World War II Breakthrough to Rome. Toronto: Stoddart Publishing Company Ltd, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


Book review
28 October 2001

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.

Read our review


Spellmount
27 October 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
26 October 2001

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
25 October 2001

Petty, Bruce M. Saipan: Oral histories of the Pacific War. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


Now available from Osprey
24 October 2001

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
22 October 2001

Brown, Kenneth T. Marauder Man: World War II in the Crucial But Little Known B-26 Marauder Medium Bomber. Pacifica, CA: Pacifica Military History, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


Book review
21 October 2001

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.

Read our review


Recommended reading
20 October 2001

As always, check out our Recommended Reading page—newly updated—for the best picks in WWII titles.


Jerboa
20 October 2001

"Supplement #48" has arrived from Jerboa-Redcap Books with six pages of new and used military, naval, and aviation titles.


Military Book Club
19 October 2001

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
18 October 2001

Westermann, Edward B. Flak: German Anti-Aircraft Defenses, 1914-1945. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


Book survey
17 October 2001

Wartime Poland: A survey of English-language books about Poland during the Second World War

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Now available from Stackpole
15 October 2001

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


Book review
14 October 2001

MacLean, French L. The Ghetto Men: The SS Destruction of the Jewish Warsaw Ghetto, April-May 1943. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2001.

Read our review


Now available from Nafziger
13 October 2001

War Department. American Tank Company Tactics by War Department. West Chester, OH: The Nafziger Collection, 2001. Reprint of FM 17-32, Read and submit feedback about this book

War Department. U.S. Armored Infantry Battalion Tactics in WWII by War Department. West Chester, OH: The Nafziger Collection, 2001. Reprint of FM 17-42. Read and submit feedback about this book


McFarland
12 October 2001

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


Fedorowicz
11 October 2001

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


UPK
10 October 2001

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


Hamilton
9 October 2001

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.


Book review
7 October 2001

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.

Read our review


Now available from Aberjona
6 October 2001

Guderian, Heinz Gunther. From Normandy to the Ruhr: With the 116th Panzer Division in World War II. Bedford, PA: Aberjona Press, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


Now available from Spellmount
5 October 2001

Whiting, Charles. Decision at St Vith. Staplehurst, UK: Spellmount Ltd, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


Now available from Grub Street
5 October 2001

Bishop, Edward. McIndoe's Army: The Story of the Guinea Pig Club. London: Grub Street, 2001. Revised edition of The Guinea Pig Club. Read and submit feedback about this book


Military Collector
4 October 2001

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
4 October 2001

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
3 October 2001

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


AOW
2 October 2001

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
2 October 2001

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


Cadman
1 October 2001

T. Cadman Books recently relocated, but Tom—who updated his inventory today—continues to offer a good selection of secondhand WWII-related titles at very competitive prices.


Old Army
1 October 2001

Another important online source of secondhand military books, Old Army Books, was updated today with thousands of fresh titles.


WWII Books
1 October 2001

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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