|News archive for December 2001|
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Forthcoming from Sutton
Sutton Publishing has scheduled three titles for release in April 2002:
Nesbit, Roy Conyers. Battle of the Atlantic
Delaforce, Patrick. Churchill's Desert Rats 2
Knopp, Guido. Hitler's Children
Now available from McFarland
Last chance to vote
Voting for the Top Ten of 2001 closes at midnight California time, so don't forget to cast your ballot for the best new WWII books of the year if you haven't already done so. Winners will be announced here tomorrow.
Wragg, David. The Fleet Air Arm Handbook, 1939-1945. Stroud, UK: Sutton Publishing, 2001.
The gang at Aardvark Books today updated their online inventory files with more than 10,000 secondhand military titles, the vast majority of them WWII-related.
Now available from Kentucky
Now available from Nebraska
Read our survey of books about the Naval Intelligence Geographical Handbooks.
Now available from Cass
O'Brien, Phillips Payson (editor). Technology and Naval Combat in the Twentieth Century and Beyond. London: Frank Cass, 2001. Distributed in the US by International Specialized Book Services. Read and submit feedback about this book
Now available from NIP
Now available from Sutton
Voting for the Top Ten new WWII books of 2001 continues until the end of the year, so don't forget to cast your ballots. To help build up the suspense, we've deactivated the Standings page so we can announce the winners on the first of January.
We've updated our recommendations page.
Isby, David (editor) Fighting in Normandy: The German Army from D-Day to Villers-Bocage. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2001.
Now available from UPK
Loza, Dmitriy. (Translated and edited by James Gebhardt) Attack of the Airacobras: Soviet Aces, American P-39s, and the Air War against Germany. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book
Now available from Stackpole
Prices have been slashed in the latest "Bargain Books" catalog from Edward R. Hamilton, including sections of WWII, military, and history titles.
Forthcoming from Kentucky
Maga, Tim. America Attacks Japan: The Invasion that Never Was. Due from University Press of Kentucky in August 2002.
Now available from Sutton
Foreman, John. Fighter Command War Diaries, volume three: January 1942 to June 1943. Walton-on-Thames: Air Research Publications, 2001.
Now available from Presidio
"Supplement #50" arrived today from Jerboa-Redcap Books with six pages of new and secondhand military, naval, and aviation titles.
Now available from Praeger
Still searching for that perfect holiday gift? Have a look at the WWII books listed in the new "Bargain Books" catalog from Edward R. Hamilton.
News from Helion
Helion & Company have revised release dates for two titles:
Bevis. British and Commonwealth Armies, 1939-1943 by Bevis. Now due in January 2002
Gunter. Last Laurels: The German Defence of Upper Silesia, January-May 1945. Now due in January 2002
"It's also worth noting," they tell us, "we're now the exclusive trade distributors for Aegis/Aberjona Press throughout Europe, with stock of all titles now available."
Read our survey of books about the Italo-Greek War, 1940-1941
Forthcoming from Smithsonian
Cain, Anthony Christopher. The Forgotten Air Force: French Air Doctrine in the 1930s. Due from Smithsonian Institution Press in May 2002.
Bruce Halsted has updated his Old Army Books website with about 5000 secondhand military titles, including a large lot of WWII books.
Forthcoming from Texas A & M
Noggle, Anne. A Dance with Death: Soviet Airwomen in World War II. Softcover reprint edition due from Texas A&M University Press in February 2002.
News from Jon Gawne
Jon Gawne, author of Spearheading D-Day, sends this news:
"Due out in December 2001- Battle for Brest: The Americans in Brittany, from H+C publications, same format as Spearheading D-day. Due out in Spring 2002 - Ghosts of the ETO. The history of the American tactical deception units in the ETO. Casemate Books."
Rae, Jack. Kiwi Spitfire Ace. London: Grub Street, 2001.
Morrison, Wilbur. Birds from Hell: The History of the B-29. Central Point, OR: Hellgate Press, 2001.
Mombeek, Eric. Jagdwaffe, volume 2, section 2: Battle of Britain, Phase 2. Crowborough, England: Classic Publications, 2001.
Tullis, Thomas A. Tigers over China: The Aircraft of the A.V.G. Hamilton, MT: Eagle Editions, Ltd, 2001.
Woerpel, Don. The 79th Fighter Group over Tunisia, Sicily, and Italy in World War II. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2001.
Featuring a huge selection of new and secondhand titles covering every conflict from pre-history to the 21st century, Bob Ruman's Articles of War websiteupdated todayis always well worth a look.
Californian Tom Cadman has been working on his website and now offers a newly updated mix of secondhand books about World War II.
Looks like Ian Wilkinson of The Military Collector has just refreshed his website with several thousand additional secondhand books, mostly WWII-related.
World War II Books
Graham Palmer of World War II Books of Woking, England has uploaded to his website a fresh inventory list of more than 14,000 secondhand WWII-related titles. As always, plenty of choice items. Also, be sure to take a look at his War Diary page, updated every day with the historical events of sixty years ago.
Now available from Schiffer
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