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Book reviews
30 June 2002

Freeman, Roger. American Eagles, volume 2: P-38 Lightning Units of the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces. Crowborough, UK: Classic Publications, 2001

Gordon, Yefim and Keith Dexter. Red Star, volume 3: Polikarpov's I-16 Fighter, Its Forerunners and Progeny. Hinckley, England: Midland Publishing, 2001

Michulec, Robert. Luftwaffe at War: Luftwaffe Aces on the Western Front. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2002

Brown, Kenneth T. Marauder Man: World War II in the Crucial But Little Known B-26 Marauder Medium Bomber. Pacifica, CA: Pacifica Press, 2001

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Nations at war
29 June 2002

We continue to gradually open new pages of our Nations at War feature. Just unveiled today: Greece at War, 1939-1945.


Now available from Burford
29 June 2002

Felix, Charles Reis. Crossing the Sauer: A Memoir of World War II. Springfield, NJ: Burford Books, 2002


Forthcoming from Mississippi
29 June 2002

Griggs, William E. The World War II Black Regiment That Built the Alaska Military Highway: A Photographic History. Due from University Press of Mississippi in October 2002


News from Cass
29 June 2002

We've updated our webpage for Frank Cass to include all the latest additions to their forthcoming titles, such as British Armour in the Normandy Campaign, 1944 by John Buckley.


Now available from Stackpole
28 June 2002

Durnford-Slater, John. Commando: Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in World War Two. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2002. Softcover reprint edition; published in the UK by Greenhill Books


Now available from Overlook
28 June 2002

Ogburn jr, Charles. The Marauders. New York: The Overlook Press, 2002. Softcover reprint edition

Hesketh, Roger. Fortitude: The D-Day Deception Campaign. New York: The Overlook Press, 2002. Softcover reprint edition

Shirer, William. This is Berlin: Radio Broadcasts from Nazi Germany. New York: The Overlook Press, 2002. Softcover reprint edition


Forthcoming from Harvard
28 June 2002

Latimer, Jon. Alamein. Due from Harvard University Press in October 2002; published in the UK by John Murray


Now available from Hodder
27 June 2002

Bosworth, R.J. Mussolini. London: Hodder Arnold, 2002


Now available from Continuum
27 June 2002

Takemae, Eiji, Robert Ricketts and Sebastian Swann. Inside GHQ: The Allied Occupation of Japan and Its Legacy. London: Continuum, 2002


Self-Publisher
26 June 2002

We've added another self-publisher, Paul Colvin, and his book to our 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.


Forthcoming from NIP
26 June 2002

Gleichauf, Justin F. Unsung Heroes: The Naval Armed Guard in World War II. Due from Naval Institute Press in October 2002. Softcover reprint edition


Now available from UNP
26 June 2002

Urwin, Gregory J. W. Facing Fearful Odds: The Siege of Wake Island. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2002. Softcover reprint edition


Self-Publisher
25 June 2002

We've added another self-publisher, Robert Sternfels, and his book to our 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 Specialty Press
25 June 2002

Darling, Kev. Hawker Sea Fury. North Branch, MN: Specialty Press, 2002


Now available from Greenwood
25 June 2002

Hoyt, Edwin P. Backwater War: The Allied Campaign in Italy, 1943-1945. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press and Praeger Publishers, 2002


Now available from Spellmount
25 June 2002

Reynolds, Michael. The Devil's Adjutant: Jochen Peiper, Panzer Leader. Staplehurst, UK: Spellmount Ltd, 2002. Softcover reprint edition


Now available from Tempus
25 June 2002

Mitchell, Gordon. R.J. Mitchell: Schooldays to Spitfire. Stroud, UK: Tempus Publishing, 2002. Softcover reprint edition; distributed in the US by Arcadia


Nations at War
24 June 2002

We continue to gradually open new pages of our Nations at War feature. Just unveiled today: Malta at War, 1939-1945.


News from Ian Allan
24 June 2002

Over the last few weeks Ian Allan has published a pile of new WWII-related titles, all of which are listed at their publisher page.


Now available from P & S
24 June 2002

Here are the latest releases from Pen & Sword:

Saunders, Tim. Gold Beach: Jig Sector and West

Whiting, Charles. Monty's Greatest Victory: The Drive for the Baltic, April-May 1945

Oliver, Kingsley. The RAF Regiment at War, 1942-1946

Hudson, John. Sunset in the East: A War Memoir of Burma & Java, 1943-1946


Forthcoming from C & G
24 June 2002

Axell, Albert. Russia's Heroes, 1941-1945. Due from Carroll and Graf in July 2002. Softcover reprint edition


Now available from NIP
24 June 2002

Wofford, Ben and Willliam Richard White. The Marine: A Guadalcanal Survivor's Final Battle. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2002


Book review
23 June 2002

Binkoski, Joseph and Arthur Plaut. The 115th Infantry Regiment in World War II. Nashville, TN: Battery Press, 2002

Read our review


Forthcoming from IAP
22 June 2002

Irish Academic Press has scheduled three new WWII-related titles for release later this year:

Duggan, John. Herr Hempel at the German Legation in Dublin, 1937-1945

Hull, Mark. Irish Secrets: German Espionage in Wartime Ireland, 1939-1945

O'Halpin, Eunan. MI5 and Ireland, 1939-1945


Now available from Fedorowicz
21 June 2002

Weidinger, Otto. Das Reich: 2 SS Panzer Division Das Reich, volume 3: 1941-1943. Winnipeg: J. J. Fedorowicz Publishing Inc, 2002


Hamilton
21 June 2002

The latest printed catalog from Edward R. Hamilton, "Bargain Books, June 7, 2002," arrived here today with the usual assortment of WWII titles.


Nations at War
20 June 2002

We continue to gradually open new pages of our Nations at War feature. Just unveiled today: Belgium at War, 1939-1945.


News from Schiffer
20 June 2002

Check our webpage for Schiffer Publishing to see a complete list of all their newly-announced WWII titles for fall 2002.


Forthcoming from Axis Europa
20 June 2002

Romanko, Oleg and Antony Munoz. Under the St. Andrews Cross: White Russian Collaborationist Formations in World War II, 1941-1945. Due from Axis Europa Books in fall 2002.


Now available from Stackpole
19 June 2002

Michulec, Robert. Luftwaffe at War. Luftwaffe Aces of the Western Front. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2002. Published in the UK by Greenhill Books.


Now available from A & U
18 June 2002

Johnston, Mark. That Magnificent 9th. St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 2002


Antheil
18 June 2002

Printed "Catalog 189" from Antheil Booksellers arrived here today with forty-eight pages of new and secondhand naval, maritime, aviation, and military titles.


Now available from Spellmount
18 June 2002

Reynolds, Michael. Sons of the Reich: The History of II SS Panzer Corps. Staplehurst, UK: Spellmount Ltd, 2002


News from Ian Allan
17 June 2002

Check our page for Ian Allan for some new releases, including titles by George Forty, Jak P. Mallmann-Showell, and James Goulding.


Book review
16 June 2002

Ross, Steven T. (editor). U.S. War Plans, 1938-1945. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2002

Read our review


Delayed
15 June 2002

We're told that Ikuhiko Hata's Japanese Army Air Force Fighter Units and Their Aces, 1931-1945 has been postponed by Grub Street until mid-July.


Recommendations
15 June 2002

Looking for great WWII reading? As always, check our Recommended Reading page.


Book survey
14 June 2002

Read our survey of books about Subhas Chandra Bose, Azad Hind, and the Indian National Army.


Now available from OUP
13 June 2002

Crawford, John (editor). Kia Kaha: New Zealand in the Second World War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Softcover reprint edition.


Nations at War
12 June 2002

We continue to gradually open new pages of our Nations at War feature. Just unveiled today: Spain at War, 1939-1945.


Aardvark
12 June 2002

A bit ahead of the usual schedule, but the inventory files at Aardvark Books have been thoroughly updated today.


Now available from Holt
11 June 2002

D'Este, Carlo. Eisenhower: A Soldier's Life. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2002


Forthcoming from Rutgers
11 June 2002

Palgi, Yoel. Into the Inferno: The Memoir of a Jewish Paratrooper behind Nazi Lines. Due from Rutgers University Press in January 2003


Now available from Da Capo
10 June 2002

Werner, Herbert A. Iron Coffins: A Personal Account of the German U-Boat Battles of World War II. New York: Da Capo Press, 2002. Softcover reprint edition.


Scholars
10 June 2002

The "Summer 2002" catalog is now on hand from Scholar's Bookshelf with a few WWII-related titles.


Book review
9 June 2002

Getz, Marshall J. Subhas Chandra Bose: A Biography. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2002

Read our review


Jerboa
8 June 2002

Printed "Supplement #56" arrived here today from Jerboa-Redcap Books with the usual six pages of new and used naval, aviation, and military titles.


Now available from Schiffer
8 June 2002

Wilkins, Gary. The Collector's Guide to Cloth Third Reich Military Headgear. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2002


Book survey
7 June 2002

Read our survey of books about U-boats and U-boat operations in the Second World War.


Old Army
7 June 2002

Bruce Halsted has just updated the inventory files at his Old Army Books website with several thousand attractive secondhand titles, including a big chunk of WWII books.


Nat Geo
6 June 2002

A very nice cover story on "Untold Stories of D-Day" there is in the June 2002 issue of National Geographic.


Now available from Grub Street
6 June 2002

Darlow, Steve. Sledgehammers for Tintacks: Bomber Command Combats the V-1 Menace, 1943-1944. London: Grub Street, 2002


Nations at war
5 June 2002

We continue to gradually open new pages of our Nations at War feature. Just unveiled today: Switzerland at War, 1939-1945.


Now available from Cass
5 June 2002

Grove, Eric. German Capital Ships and Raiders of World War II, vol 1: From Graf Spee to Bismarck, 1939-1941. London: Frank Cass Publishers, 2002

Grove, Eric. German Capital Ships and Raiders of World War II, vol 1: From Graf Spee to Bismarck, 1939-1941. London: Frank Cass Publishers, 2002

Brown, David. The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean, vol 1: September 1939-October 1940. London: Frank Cass Publishers, 2002

Kennedy, Greg. Anglo-American Strategic Relations and the Far East, 1993-1939. London: Frank Cass Publishers, 2002


AOW
4 June 2002

Today Bob Ruman updated the inventory files at his Articles of War website with over 6000 new and used military books. Stop by for a visit and sign up for regular monthly notifications from AOW about newly available II books from all over the world in your topics of interest.


Now available from Rienner
4 June 2002

Ross, Steven T. U.S. War Plans: 1938-1945. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2002


Forthcoming from Sutton Publishing Ltd
3 June 2002

Short, Neil. Hitler's Siegfried Line. Due from Sutton in September 2002

Clark, Graham. Arnhem: Operation Market-Garden, September 1944. Due from Sutton in November 2002


Book review
2 June 2002

Reardon, Mark J. Victory at Mortain: Stopping Hitler's Panzer Counteroffensive. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2002

Read our review


Cadman
2 June 2002

The beginning of the month seems to be the time that many of the big web-based booksellers habitually update their online inventory, and that's certainly true of T. Cadman's website where his newest World War II stock has just been uploaded.


News from Christer Bergstrom
2 June 2002

"In the summer of 2002, I will publish my next book: Graf & Grislawski: A Pair of Aces at Eagle Editions. This book, which is written in cooperation with Mr. Alfred Grislawski, will for the first time tell the true and full story of the much debated Luftwaffe ace Hermann GRAF, the first fighter pilot to reach 200 victories. The career of his friend and wingman, Alfred GRISLAWSKI (132 victories), will also be portrayed."


Forthcoming from Rienner
1 June 2002

Hill, Richard F. Hitler Attacks Pearl Harbor: Why the United States Declared War on Germany. Due from Lynne Rienner Publishers in September 2002


Military Collector
1 June 2002

Ian Wilkinson has just updated the rather large online inventory of military titles at his Military Collector website. Everything available there for easy searching, browsing, and buying.


World War II Books
1 June 2002

From Woking outside London, Graham Palmer continues to simultaneously amass and sell one of the finest stocks of secondhand WWII-related titles available on the web. Check it out at World War II Books.

 

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