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Forthcoming from McFarland
We're informed that these will be the next WWII-related books from McFarland:
Getz, Marshall J. Subhas Chandra Bose: A Biography. Due in May 2002
Sumners, Charles Eugene Darkness Visible: Memoir of a World War II Combat Photographer. Due in May 2002
Myers, Odell Thrice Caught: An American POW's 900 Days under Axis Guns. Due in April 2002
Today in the mail arrived printed catalog number 61 from Kisselburg Military Books of Stillwater, MN with 134 secondhand WWII-related titles for sale.
Directory of Self-Publishers
We're in the process of activating our new Directory of Self-Publishers. Not much there yet, but you're welcome to have a preview of the project. More importantly, if you've written and self-published a non-fiction book about the military aspects of WWIIespecially if you're a veteran who has written about your wartime experiencesplease add yourself to the Directory page by submitting information about you and your book.
Now available from Sutton
Dudgeon, Air Vice-Marshal A.G. Hidden Victory: The Battle of Habbaniya, May 1941. Stroud, UK: Tempus Publishing, Ltd, 2000.
Printed catalog #188 from Antheil Books has been mailed with 48 pages of new and used naval, maritime, aviation, and military titles.
Now available from Schiffer
Three new titles are now available from Schiffer:
Radovic, Branislav. German Helmets of the Second World War, volume 1. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book
Radovic, Branislav. German Helmets of the Second World War, volume 2. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book
Cora, Paul B. Yellowjackets! The 361st Fighter Group in WWII. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book
News from Stone & Stone
Over the past six years we've been unable to devote as much attention to self-published books about World War II, especially those written by veterans about their wartime experiences, as we would have liked. The reason? The effort needed to collect and collate the information simply exceeded our resources. That's all about to change. We'll soon be announcing a new, automated system for collecting information from self-publishers and we'll be adding a new series of webpages to convey to our visitors information about self-published WWII-related books and their authors. If you've written and published your own book about World War II (or if you're just interested in those kinds of books), watch this space for an announcement within the next few days. Even if we haven't been able to promote your book in the past, we'll soon be able to do so.
Forthcoming from AE
Munoz, Tony. Goering's Grenadiers: The Luftwaffe Field Divisions 1942-1945. Due from Axis Europa in March 2002.
News from Robert Sterling Rush
"I've three new books being published on the individual American infantryman in World War II by Osprey. The first, The U.S. Infantryman in the PAO will be out in March 2001. It traces the life of a Guardsman in the 165th Infantry from his enlistment in 1938 through Makin, Saipan, Okinawa and his trip home.
"The next is on a replacement soldier in the 133d Infantry in the MTO and the last on a draftee in the 22d Infantry in the ETO."
Forthcoming from Schiffer
Schiffer has mailed its "Spring 2002" catalog featuring a cornucopia of new WWII-related titles including Michael Beaver's three-volume set of Uniforms of the Waffen-SS. Far too many upcoming titles to list here, but check the Schiffer webpage.
Beale, Nick. Ghost Bombers: The Moonlight War of NSG 9: Luftwaffe Night Attack Operations from Anzio to the Alps. Crowborough, UK: Classic Publications, 2001.
Now available from Frank Cass
Chubaryan, Alexander O. and Harold Shukman (editors). Stalin and the Soviet-Finnish War, 1939-1940. London: Frank Cass Publishers, 2002. Distributed in the US by International Specialized Book Services. Read and submit feedback about this book
The latest printed catalog, "January 2002," is now available from Paul Gaudette Books.
Now available from Stackpole
Thompson, Leroy. America's Commandos: U.S. Special Operations Forces in World War II and Korea. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2001. Published in the UK by Greenhill Books. Read and submit feedback about this book
In the mail today arrived a very nice "Military History, Winter 2002" catalog from the Scholar's Bookshelf, including many pages of interesting WWII-related titles.
Now available from Hellgate
Printed "Supplement #51" from Jerboa-Redcap Books arrived here today with six pages of new and secondhand military, aviation, and naval titles.
Now available from UPK
Wikberg, Olli. Dritte Nordland. Helsinki: Wiking-Divisioona Oy, 2001.
Munoz, Antonio J. (Editor) The East Came West: Muslim, Hindu, and Buddhist Volunteers in the German Armed Forces, 1941-1945. Bayside, NY: Axis Europa Books, 2001.
Anzuoni, Robert P. The All-American: An Illustrated History of the 82nd Airborne Division. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2001.
Petty, Bruce M. (Editor) Saipan: Oral Histories of the Pacific War. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2001.
Ian Wilkinson has updated his online inventory at the Military Collector website with several thousand fresh secondhand military books, including a large selection of WWII titles.
Forthcoming from Sutton
Sutton Publishing has added three new titles to its schedule:
Lamonot Brown, Raymond. Ships from Hell: Japanese War Crimes on the High Seas. Due later this month
Mallmann Showell, Jak P. Hitler's U-Boat Bases. Due in February 2002
Caroll, David. Dad's Army: The Home Guard, 1939-1945. Due in February 2002
News from Spellmount
The folks at Spellmount Ltd have announced revised publications dates for some upcoming titles, including books on the Das Reich, II SS Panzer Corps, El Alamein, Kursk, and David Glantz's book on the siege of Sevastopol.
Now available from Axis Europa
Now available from McFarland
Now available from Cass
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News from Helion
Helion has released two new titles already this month and has several more due this year:
Pencz. For the Homeland! The History of the 31st Waffen-SS Volunteer Grenadier Division. Due in May 2002
Bellanger. US Army Infantry Divisions, 1943-45, volume 1. Due in May 2002
Bevis. British and Commonwealth Armies, 1944-45. Due in June 2002
Scheiderbauer. Adventures in My Youth: A German Soldier on the Eastern Front, 1941-45. Due in August 2002
Jowett and Berger. Rays of the Rising Sun, volume 1: Japan's Asian Allies: China and Manchukuo. Due in August 2002
Forthcoming from Ramrod
Anita tells us Ramrod Publicatons now has the following release dates:
Sarkar, Dilip. Johnnie Johnson: Spitfire Top Gun, part 1. Due in May 2002
Sarkar, Dilip. The Battle of Britain Remembered: A Last Look Back. Due in May 2003
Sarkar, Dilip. Johnnie Johnson: Spitfire Top Gun, part 2. Due in May 2004
The Articles of War website offers one of the top inventories of new and secondhand military books from all periods, with a big proportion of WWII titles. Everything is available for online browsing, including the "Latest Arrivals" department.
Now available from NIP
Bruce Halsted has upated his Old Army Books website with a fresh supply of secondhand military books.
Now available from Greenwood
Check out the T. Cadman website for a strong inventory of secondhand WWII titles, newly updated, at competitive prices.
After two months of heavy balloting, the polls closed at the stroke of midnight and the results of voting for the Top Ten new WWII-related books of 2001 are now available. Thanks to everyone who helped pick the winners.
World War II Books
Graham Palmer has just updated the huge online inventory of secondhand books at his World War II Books website, and he has also added some new features to his daily War Diary.
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