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Graham Palmer has updated the inventory at his World War II Books website with an impressive array of secondhand titles. With sadness we report that Graham will no longer be offering his excellent daily "War Diary" feature.
News from Fedorowicz
J.J. Fedorowicz Publishing reports: "Bridgehead Kurland will be out in about a month with Das Reich III following closely behind.... The next book is the History of the 3rd SS-Panzer-Division Totenkopf."
The good folks at Aardvark Books have updated the online inventory at their website, amounting to over 11,000 secondhand military books, mostly WWII-related.
Now available from Nafziger
Hughes, David, David A. Ryan and Steve Rothwell. The British Armies in World War Two: An Organisational History, volume 4. West Chester, OH: The Nafziger Collection, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book
Hughes, David, David A. Ryan, and Steve Rothwell. The British Armies in World War Two: An Organisational History, supplement 2. West Chester, OH: The Nafziger Collection, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book
Forthcoming from Pacifica
Foss, Joe and Donna Wild Foss. A Proud American: The Autobiography of Joe Foss. Reprint edition due from Pacifica Military History in April 2002.
Interested in books about the Scottish experience in World War II? Have a look at the offerings from Cualann Press.
Now available from McFarland
The Paul Gaudette Books printed catalog for "March 2002" is now at hand with a good assortment of new and seconhand titles.
Now available from Sutton
The biggest, best catalog from The Scholar's Bookshelf arrived here today with more than seventy pages of WWII books (well, with a few WWII videos thrown in).
Forthcoming from ATB
Margry, Karel. Operation Market-Garden, Then and Now. Two volumes. Due from After the Battle in September 2002.
...on our new system for cross-referencing all the books in our online database by author, title, series, publisher, topics, and year of publication. For example, check out the Series Directory.
We've added another self-publisher, Charles L. Day, and his book, Silent Ones: WWII Invasion Glider Test & Experiment, 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 Sutton
Now available from Greenwood
The "Fresh New Books" catalog from Specialty Press of North Branch, MN is in the mail. It includes WWII-related titles published by Specialty and a slew of imports they distribute in the US. Check the Specialty webpage for details.
Now available from NIP
The colorful "Spring 2002" catalog from Casemate shows about a half dozen of their own books due in the first half of this year, plus a wide range of titles being imported from Europe for distribution in the US. Check the Casemate page for further information.
Now available from UKP
Now available from SR
Butler, Daniel Allen. Warrior Queens: The Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth in World War II. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2002.
Metelmann, Henry. Through Hell for Hitler. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2001.
Cora, Paul B. Yellowjackets! The 361st Fighter Group in World War II: P-51 Mustangs over Germany. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 2002.
Kane, Robert B. Disobedience and Conspiracy in the German Army, 1918-1945. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2002.
More new features
We're in the midst of experimenting with a new DBMS in preparation for migrating this functionality to a new server. As part of this process, you should see a "Quick-Finder" box at the top of the left-hand column on every page. You can use the new feature to find books by author, title, publisher, series, or year of publication in three simple steps. First, use the pop-up menu to choose what kind of search you want to perform. Second, type in the first few characters for your search. Third, click on the "Find" button. We think you'll find this an extremely handy way to locate information about the books in our database. Remember, however, the system is still experimental, so please forgive us if the results at the moment are not always as perfect as we would all prefer.
The War Room
Tom Paragian just added over a thousand secondhand WWII-related titlesas well as an assortment of videos and postersto his War Room website.
Schiffer Publishing Ltd has announced that More Luftwaffe Fighter Aircraft in Profile by Claes Sundin and Christer Bergstrom has been delayed until May.
The Old Army Books website was updated today with fresh inventory including almost 5000 secondhand military titles.
The newest printed catalog from the Scholar's Bookshelf is "History, Spring 2002" with several pages of military titles.
The latest newsprint "Bargain Books" catalog from Edward R. Hamilton arrived here today with an assortment of WWII-related titles at discount prices.
Sharp, Lee. The French Army, 1939-1940 : Organisation: Order of Battle : Operational History, volume 1. Milton Keynes, UK: The Military Press, 2002.
Now available from Allen & Unwin
The latest printed supplement from Jerboa-Redcap Books, "#53," is in the mail.
Visitors to Stone & Stone Second World War Books should notice some minor but useful improvements to our webpages, with expanded links from items on our "bibliographic pages" to individual book pages with comments submitted by readers, links to author pages, search buttons for sources for purchasing the item, links to reviews, links to awards won by the title, andas of todaylinks to more books covering the same topics. We'll be gradually expanding all this interlocking information for more and more books within the next few months.
The Great White North
Here are the latest dates for the latest two books due from J.J. Fedorowicz in Winnipeg:
Kurowski, Franz. Bridgehead Kurland. Due in late April 2002
Weidinger, Otto. Das Reich, volume III: 1941-1943. Due in mid-April 2002
Ian Wilkinson today updated his substantial inventory of secondhand military titles with fresh assortments in all his many categories at The Military Collector.
Now available from Stackpole
News from Ian Allan
Ian Allan Publishing has released a batch of new titles and announced quite a few more for the next few months. Check their listing on our Directory of Publishers for full details.
We've added another self-publisher, John Craven, and his book, The 305th Bomb Group in Action, 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.
News from John Foreman
John Foreman, author of all the Fighter Command War Diaries books, sends this word about the status of the next volume:
"The next book 'on the stocks' is FCWD Volume Four, which will run from 1st July 1943 until 30th June 1944. The book is written, but a little delayed due to a computer crash. With a little luck it will be out around September 2002."
Now available from Stackpole
Cull, Brian and Frederick Galea. Hurricanes over Malta, June 1940 - April 1942. London: Grub Street, 2002.
In Woking, just outside London, Graham Palmer continues to run what many describe as the world's top operation devoted exclusively to secondhand WWII-related books. You can scout it out for yourself via the online inventory at his World War II Books website, just updated today.
Now available from MP
Tom Cadman today updated his website with several thousand fresh WWII-related titles.
Bob Ruman has updated the inventory files at his Articles of War website. He has also opened a free service for emailing lists of newly acquired military books to customers based on their areas of interest. Check his website for details.
We've added two more self-publishers to our new Directory of Self-Publishers:
Marguerite Aronowitz and her book, Maternity Ward: Final Flight of a WWII Liberator
Everett Long and his book, Cobras Over The Tundra
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.
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