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Forthcoming from Stackpole
30 April 2002

Pearson, Michael. Red Sky in the Morning: The Battle of the Barents Sea, 1942. Due from Stackpole Books in July 2002.


Aardvark
29 April 2002

Just updated today, the Aardvark Books website includes over 11,000 secondhand books for sale, almost entirely WWII-related.


Now available from Sutton
29 April 2002

Delaforce, Patrick. Churchill's Desert Rats 2: The Armoured Division in North Africa, Burma, Sicily and Italy. Stroud, UK: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2002

Nesbit, Roy Conyers. The Battle of the Atlantic. Stroud, UK: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2002


Under construction
28 April 2002

It's still very much in the experimental phase, but visitors might be interested in previewing our new Nations at War pages while work is in progress.


Now available from Stackpole
27 April 2002

Cross, J.P. and Buddhiman Gurung (editors). Gurkhas at War: In Their Own Words: The Gurkha Experience, 1939 to the Present. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2002. Published in the UK by Greenhill Books.

Hogg, Ian V. German Artillery of World War II. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2002. Softcover reprint edition; published in the UK by Greenhill Books.


Helion
25 April 2002

Just arrived here today is the printed "Military Book News No. 10" catalog from Helion & Company featuring "over 700 rare and secondhand military books" including a juicy assortment of WWII titles.


Now available from UPK
24 April 2002

Rigg, Bryan Mark. Hitler's Jewish Soldiers. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book


Now available from St Martin's
24 April 2002

Thomas, W. Hugh. The Strange Death of Heinrich Himmler. New York: St Martin's Press, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book


Now available from Stackpole
23 April 2002

Hogg, Ian. British and American Artillery of World War Two. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2002. Reprint edition. Read and submit feedback about this book


Now available from Brassey's
23 April 2002

Windrow, Martin (editor). The Soldier's Story: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy. London: Brassey's Military Books (UK), 2002. Softcover reprint edition. Read and submit feedback about this book


Forthcoming from Da Capo
22 April 2002

Brooks, Victor. The Normandy Campaign, 6 June - 25 August 1944. Reprint edition forthcoming from Da Capo in May 2002

Hapgood, David and David Richardson. Monte Cassino: The Story of the Most Controversial Battle of World War II. Reprint edition forthcoming from Da Capo in May 2002


Forthcoming from Westview
22 April 2002

Werner, Emmy. A Conspiracy of Decency: The Rescue of the Danish Jews during World War II. Forthcoming from Westview Press in October 2002


Gordon Stooke
21 April 2002

We're saddened to report the passing of WWII veteran and author Gordon Stooke on Friday, 19 April in Australia.


Forthcoming from Crecy
20 April 2002

Here's the latest word on upcoming titles from Crecy Publishing:

Goss, Chris with Bernd Rauchbach. Luftwaffe Seaplanes, 1939-1945: An Illustrated History. Due in July 2002

Smith, Albert. Mosquito Pathfinder. Due in September 2002

Warner, Graham. The Bristol Blenheim. Due in September 2002

Goss, Chris with Peter Cornwell and Bernd Rauchbach. The Luftwaffe's Fighter-Bombers: The Tip and Run Campaign over Britain, 1942-1943. Due in December 2002


Publisher of the week
19 April 2002

Ronald Tarnstrom has been working on his series of Armed Forces Handbooks for years, and the result is an impressive line-up of heavy-weight titles. Have a look at his Trogen Books entry on our Directory of Publishers for details.


Scholars
18 April 2002

Check the new "Bargains" printed catalog for Spring 2002 from The Scholar's Bookshelf for a selection of WWII titles at reduced prices.


Now available from SR Books
17 April 2002

Willmott, H.P. The War with Japan: The Period of Balance, May 1942-October 1943. Wilmington, DE: SR Books, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book


Hamilton
17 April 2002

Gotta love those printed catalogs from Edward R. Hamilton that keep coming, and coming, and coming.... The "Bargain Books" catalog for 29 March 2002 contains the same and more of the same, but that's not a bad thing.


Now available from Stackpole
16 April 2002

Crankshaw, Edward. Gestapo: Instrument of Tyranny. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2002. Softcover reprint edition, published in the UK by Greenhill Books. Read and submit feedback about this book


Forthcoming from Greenwood
15 April 2002

Hoyt, Edwin P. Backwater War: The Allied Campaign in Italy, 1943-1945. Due from Greenwood in June 2002.


Now available from Hambledon
15 April 2002

Warren, Alan. Singapore, 1942: Britain's Greatest Defeat. London: Hambledon and London, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book


Postponed
15 April 2002

Readers awaiting Nash's Hell's Gate from RZM and Ross' US War Plans from Lynn Rienner will need to wait a little longer. Both have been delayed until May.


Book reviews
14 April 2002

Mallmann Showell, Jak P. What Britain Knew and Wanted to Know about U-Boats, volume 1. Milton Keynes, UK: Military Press, 2001

Munoz, Antonio. Goering's Grenadiers: The Luftwaffe's Field Divisions, 1942-1945. Bayside, NY: Axis Europa Books, 2002

Read our reviews


News from Axis Europa
14 April 2002

Tony Munoz of Axis Europa Books sends this note:

"Mark Axworthy's Axis Slovakia is coming along and God willing should be out in September or October 2002."


May we recommend....
13 April 2002

We receive and read a great many WWII-related books at Stone & Stone, and some tickle our fancy more than others. For some of our personal favorites, check our Recommended Reading page.


Forthcoming from Viking
13 April 2002

Beevor, Antony. The Fall of Berlin, 1945. Due from Viking in May 2002


N-M Press
13 April 2002

Printed catalog #62 from the Naval and Military Press arrived here today by post with a huge assortment of "...titles covering the two great conflicts of the twentieth century." Lots of goodies, but we do wish they would list their WWI and WWII stock separately instead of mixing them all together.


Now available from NIP
12 April 2002

Koop, Gerhard and Klaus-Peter Schmolke. German Light Cruisers of World War II: Emden, Konigsberg, Karlsruhe, Koln, Leigzig, Nurnberg. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book


Now available from Tempus
11 April 2002

Moffatt, Jonathan and Audrey Holmes McCormick. Moon over Malaya: A Tale of Argylls and Marines. Stroud, UK: Tempus Publishing, 2002. Distributed in the US by Arcadia. Read and submit feedback about this book


Now available from Classic
11 April 2002

Ransom, Stephen and Hans-Hermann Cammann. Me 163, volume 1. Crowborough, UK: Classic Publications, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book


Forthcoming from Sutton
10 April 2002

Softcover reprint editions of books by Stan Lauryssens, Denis Rigden, Stephen Harper, and Ken Tout will be published in July by Sutton Publishing.


Now available from McFarland
10 April 2002

Myers, Odell. Thrice Caught: An American POW's 900 Days under Axis Guns. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book


The Military Collector
9 April 2002

At the Military Collector, Ian Wilkinson has uploaded over 4500 fresh secondhand books to his online inventory, including a great selection of WWII-related titles.


Forthcoming from Stoddart
9 April 2002

Stoddart Publishing of Toronto has two WWII titles on schedule for this fall:

Zuehlke, Mark. The Gothic Line: Canada's Climactic World War II Triumph in Italy

Dix, John. Bombardier Down: An Allied Airman's Epic Escape Across Occupied Europe


Now available from Axis Europa
9 April 2002

Munoz, Antonio. Goering's Grenadiers: The Luftwaffe Field Divisions, 1942-1945. Bayside, NY: Axis Europa Books, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book


News from Casemate
9 April 2002

David Farnsworth sends along news about all the lastest releases and upcoming books from Casemate, including books published by Casemate and overseas publications distributed in the US by Casemate. Check the Casemate entry on our Directory of Publishers for full details.


Jerboa
8 April 2002

Frank and Maureen have updated the online inventory files at their Jerboa-Redcap Books website.


Forthcoming from Hikoki
8 April 2002

According to Hikoki Books, An Ordinary Mission: US Eighth Air Force Mission Operation 376, 28 May 1944 has been added to the schedule, due within the next couple of months.


Now available from Banner
8 April 2002

Wilson, David. Seek & Strike: 75 Squadron RAAF, 1942-2002. Mayborough, QLD: Banner Books, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book


Book review
7 April 2002

Dabrowski, Hans-Peter. Messerschmitt Me 321/323: The Luftwaffe's Giants in World War II. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2001

Read our review


Forthcoming from Vanwell
6 April 2002

W.A.B. Douglas, Roger Sarty, Michael Whitby with Robert H. Caldwell, William Johnston, William G.P. Rawling. No Higher Purpose: The Official Operational History of the Royal Canadian Navy in the Second World War, 1939-1943. Due from Vanwell in September 2002.


Now available from Schiffer
5 April 2002

Looks like another boatload of books arrived at Schiffer! They've just notified us of the availability of eight more titles, including the three-volume Uniforms of the Waffen-SS series by Michael Beaver. Check their listing on our Directory of Publishers for a complete list of their new and forthcoming titles.


Kisselburg
5 April 2002

"Military History Catalogue 62" arrived here today from Paul Kisselburg with 146 secondhand WWII books for sale.


Now available from UPK
4 April 2002

Moskin, J. Robert. Mr. Truman's War: The Final Victories of World War II and the Birth of the Postwar World. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book


Self-Publisher
4 April 2002

We've added another self-publisher, Ronald Tee, and his book, A British Soldier Remembers, 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.


New Thies map volume now available
4 April 2002

Thies, Klaus-Jurgen. Der Zweite Weltkrieg im Kartenbild, vol 5 part 1: Der Ostfeldzug: Heeresgruppe Mitte. Osnabruk: Biblio Verlag, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book


Now available from Schiffer
3 April 2002

Beaver, Michael D. Waffen-SS in the West: Holland, Belgium, France 1940. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book

Regenberg, Werner. Armored Vehicles and Units of the German Order Police. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book


Articles of War
3 April 2002

Bob Ruman has updated his Articles of War website with over 6000 new and secondhand military books, including an extensive selection of esoteric WWII-related titles very much worth browsing.


Now available from NIP
3 April 2002

Paterson, Lawrence. First U-Boat Flotilla. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2002. Read and submit feedback about this book


News from Helion
2 April 2002

Today's email brings news from Helion & Company of revised publication dates for many of their forthcoming titles, plus a new addition to the schedule: To Battle: The Formation and History of the 14th Waffen-SS Grenadier Division by Michael Melnyk, due in September 2002


Old Army
2 April 2002

As customary at the beginning of the month, the Old Army Books website has been updated with thousands of secondhand military titles including a large batch of interesting WWII-related items.


Grub Street catalog
2 April 2002

The latest catalog from Grub Street brings much to look forward to. Check their listing in our Directory of Publishers for their new books and reprints of old favorites.


Cadman
1 April 2002

Don't overlook the T. Cadmann website if you're searching for high-quality, inexpensive, secondhand WWII-related books. Tom just updated his online inventory files today.


Recommended
1 April 2002

As always, check our Recommended Reading page for our personal favorites among all the books arriving here.

 

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