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Now available from NIP
28 February 2002

Burlingame, Burl. Advance Force Pearl Harbor. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2002. Softcover reprint edition. Read and submit feedback about this book

Shaw, Elizabeth R.P. Beside Me Still: A Memoir of Love and Loss in World War II. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book


Now available from Schiffer
27 February 2002

Brett, Jeffrey E. The 448th Bomb Group (H): Liberators over Germany in World War II. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book

Myhra, David. Sanger: Germany's Orbital Rocket Bomber in World War II. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book

Wolf, William. Victory Roll: The American Fighter Pilot and Aircraft in World War II. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book


News from Fedorowicz
26 February 2002

J.J. Fedorowicz has released several new titles and has announced two more books.

Now available: The Combat History of Schwere Panzer-Jaeger-Abteilung 654 by Munch, 7,000 Kilometers in a Sturmgeschutz by Engel, Ju 88, volume 1 by Trojca, Sd. Kfz. 166 Sturmpanzer Brummbar, volume 1 by Trojca and Jaugitz

Forthcoming: Bridgehead Kurland by Kurowski and Das Reich, volume III by Weidinger

Check with Fedorowicz for details.


Now available from Sutton
26 February 2002

Lamont-Brown, Raymond. Ships from Hell: Japanese War Crimes on the High Seas. Stroud, UK: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book

Caroll, David. Dad's Army: The Home Guard, 1939-1945. Stroud, UK: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book


Self-Publisher
25 February 2002

We've added another self-publisher, Helen E. Grenga, and her book, Movies on the Fantail: A Sailor's Diary and Memories from Other Men of the USS Barr, DE576/APD39, to our new Directory of Self-Publishers. If you have self-published a military-related title about World War II, especially if you're a veteran writing about your wartime experiences, please send us information so we can add you to the Directory.


Book review
24 February 2002

Bevis, Mark. British and Commonwealth Armies, 1939-43. Solihull, England: Helion & Company, 2002.

Read our review


System outage
23 February 2002

One of our servers, books.stonebooks.com, was unexpectedly out of action for about an hour and a half this morning, but it's back up and running again. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.


Book forum
22 February 2002

This evening we have replaced our old Bulletin Board page with a new Book Forum system which should greatly facilitate communication among visitors—and Stone & Stone—about WWII-related books. We hope you'll join our online discussions and share information with other readers, researchers, and military book enthusiasts.


N & M
21 February 2002

Another excellent printed catalog, "Issue 61," arrived here from Naval & Military Press of East Sussex with quite a lot of interesting books as well as some splendid CDs full of data.


Johns Hopkins
20 February 2002

The Johns Hopkins University Press is conducting a sale, including a few WWII-related titles, with discounts as much as 85% off list price.


Aardvark
19 February 2002

The gang at Aardvark Books has updated its online inventory with almost 11,000 secondhand military books.


Jerboa-Redcap
18 February 2002

Printed "Supplement #52" from Jerboa-Redcap Books arrived here with, as usual, six pages of new and secondhand military, naval, and aviation titles.


Book review
17 February 2002

Radovic, Branislav. German Helmets of the Second World War, volumes 1 and 2. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2002.

Read our review


Now available from MP
16 February 2002

Mallmann Showell, Jak P. What Britain Knew and Wanted to Know about U-Boats, volume 1. Milton Keynes: Military Press, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book


Self-Publisher
15 February 2002

We've added another self-publisher, Robert J. Bable, and his book, Beyond Pongani Mission, to our new Directory of Self-Publishers. If you have self-published a military-related title about World War II, especially if you're a veteran writing about your wartime experiences, please send us information so we can add you to the Directory.


Now available from Casemate
15 February 2002

Verier, Mike. 82d Airborne Division: All American. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2002. Published in the UK by Ian Allan Publishing. Read and submit feedback about this book


Now available from Stackpole
14 February 2002

Butler, Daniel Allen. Warrior Queens: The Queen Mary and the Queen Elizabeth in World War II: Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book


Forthcoming from GPG
13 February 2002

Three titles are due from Greenwood Press in the next few months:

Connell, Thomas. America's Japanese Hostages: Peruvian Japanese in the United States during World War II. Due in June 2002

Mudge, Jean McClure. The Poet and the Dictator: Lauro de Bosis Resists Fascism in Italy and America. Due in April 2002

Bimberg, Edward L. Tricolor Over the Sahara: The Desert Battles of the Free French, 1940-1942. Due in March 2002


Self-Publisher
12 February 2002

We've added another self-publisher, James M. Vesely, and his book, Unlike Any Land You Know: The Story of the Burma Bridge Busters, to our new Directory of Self-Publishers. If you have self-published a military-related title about World War II, especially if you're a veteran writing about your wartime experiences, please send us information so we can add you to the Directory.


NIP
11 February 2002

The industrious folks at Naval Institute Press have announced about ten new books for release between now and June. For details, check the NIP listing on our Directory of Publishers.


Hamilton
11 February 2002

Now in your mailbox, the "Bargain Books" printed catalog from Edward R. Hamilton, Bookseller, dated January 25, 2002.


Book review
10 February 2002

Chubaryan, Alexander O. and Harold Shukman (editors). Stalin and the Soviet-Finnish War, 1939-1940. London: Frank Cass, 2002.

Read our review


Forthcoming from Cass
9 February 2002

Frank Cass Publishers has announced three more upcoming titles:

McKay and Beckman. Swedish Signals Intelligence, 1900-1945. Due in April 2002

Kennedy. Anglo-American Strategic Relations and the Far East, 1993-1939. Due in April 2002

Glantz. The Battle for the Ukraine, 1944: The Soviet General Staff Study. Due in May 2002


The Military Collector
9 February 2002

Have a look at Ian Wilkinson's newly updated inventory of secondhand books at his Military Collector website.


Forthcoming from Tempus
9 February 2002

Mitchell, Gordon. R.J. Mitchell: Schooldays to Spitfires. Due from Tempus Publishing in March 2002.


Now available from Grub Street
8 February 2002

Cull, Brian and Frederick Galea. Hurricanes over Malta, June 1940 - April 1942. London: Grub Street, 2001. Read and submit feedback about this book


AOW
7 February 2002

Bob Ruman has updated his Articles of War website with over 6000 new and secondhand military titles.


Now available from Texas A&M
5 February 2002

Noggle, Anne. A Dance with Death: Soviet Airwomen in World War II. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2002. Softcover reprint edition. Read and submit feedback about this book


News from David Glantz
4 February 2002

Colonel Glantz just notified us about three of his books which will be published at the end of the year:

Leningrad, 1941-1944: Hitler's Struggle for Lenin's City. Forthcoming from University Press of Kansas in late 2002. Approximately 500 pages with 16 maps.

The Soviet Strategic Offensive in Manchuria, August 1945, "August Storm:" A Strategic Overview. Forthcoming from Frank Cass in late 2002. Approximately 400 pages, including 84 maps.

The Soviet Strategic Offensive in Manchuria, August 1945, "August Storm:" Operational and Tactical Combat. Forthcoming from Frank Cass in late 2002. Approximately 300 pages including 45 maps.


Book review
3 February 2002

Rush, Robert Sterling. Hell in Huertgen Forest: The Ordeal & Triumph of an American Infantry Regiment. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2001

Read our review


Cadman
2 February 2002

The T. Cadman website was updated today with several thousand fresh secondhand books about World War II.


Gabby Gabreski
2 February 2002

Francis S. "Gabby" Gabreski, America's leading ace in Europe during World War II and author of Gabby: A Fighter Pilot's Life, died of a heart attack at his home in New York on 31 January 2002 at the age of 83.


Old Army Books
1 February 2002

Take a look at the Old Army Books website for thousands of secondhand military books—newly updated today—covering a wide range of topics, including a good selection of WWII-related titles.


World War II Books
1 February 2002

Graham Palmer has updated his huge stock of secondhand WWII books at his World War II Books website.

 

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