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News from Helion
Duncan at Helion tells us they've just released two new books:
Scheiderbauer, Armin. Adventures in My Youth: A German Soldier on the Eastern Front, 1941-45. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2003
Lord, Cliff and Graham Watson. The Royal Corps of Signals: Unit Histories of the Corps (1920-2001) and Its Antecedents. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2003
The folks at Aardvark Books updated their online inventory of secondhand military books today.
Cohen, Stan and Don DeNevi with Richard Gay. They Came to Destroy America: The FBI Goes to War against Nazi Spies and Saboteurs before and during World War II. Missoula, MT: Pictorial Histories, 2003
Forthcoming from Viking
Bishop, Patrick. Fighter Boys: The Battle of Britain, 1940. Forthcoming from Viking Penguin in August 2003
Now available from Crecy
Gibson, Guy. Enemy Coast Ahead. Manchester: Crecy Publishing Ltd, 2003
Forthcoming from HarperCollins
Ruggero, Ed. Combat Jump: The Young Men Who Led the Assault into Fortress Europe, July 1943. Forthcoming from HarperCollins Publishers, Inc in October 2003
Now available from Mushroom
Januszewski, Tadeusz. Mitsubushi A5M Claude. Redbourn, UK: Mushroom Model Publications, 2003
Forthcoming from SR Books
Zeiler, Thomas W. Unconditional Defeat: Japan, America, and the End of World War II. Forthcoming from Scholarly Resources in October 2003
Supplement #69, containing six pages of new and used military, aviation, and naval books, arrived here today by mail from Jerboa-Redcap Books of Hightstown, NJ.
Now available from Nafziger
Ryan, David A., David Hughes and Steve Rothwell. British Armies in World War Two The British Armies in World War Two: An Organisational History, vol 6: The Canadian Army. West Chester, OH: Nafziger Collection, 2003
Sometimes when we run across an interesting/unusual/informative book, especially (but not always) an old and out-of-print one, we like to bring it to your attention. Here's one:
Ellis, John. World War II: A Statistical Survey. New York: Facts on File, 1993
Packed with maps, statistics, organigrams, and hard data. One of a small handful of must-have books that should be on the bookshelf of everyone who studies the the Second World War.
Now available from OUP
Wylie, Neville. Britain, Switzerland, and the Second World War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003
Forthcoming from HarperCollins
Barenblatt, Daniel. A Plague upon Humanity: The Secret Genocide of Axis Japan's Germ Warfare Operation. Forthcoming from HarperCollins Publishers, Inc in February 2003
Now available from Sutton
Williamson, Gordon. Waffen-SS Handbook, 1933-1945. Stroud, UK: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2003
Now available from CUP
Steigmann-Gall, Richard. Holy Reich: Nazi Conceptions of Christianity, 1919-1945. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2003
Heal, S.C. Ugly Ducklings: Japan's WWII Liberty Type Standard Ships. St Catherines, ONT: Vanwell Publishing Ltd, 2003
Now available from Free Press
Eisenhower, John S. D. General Ike: A Personal Reminiscence. New York: The Free Press, 2003
News from TAMU
Having just released the excellent December 8, 1941: MacArthur's Pearl Harbor by William Bartsch, Texas A&M University has scheduled four more WWII-related titles for the next few months. Check our TAMU Press page for details.
Now available from Mutual
Seiden, Allan. Pearl Harbor: A Complete Illustrated History. Honolulu: Mutual Publishing, 2003
News from Mark Yerger
Author Mark Yerger tells us that his German Cross in Gold Holders of the SS and Police, volume 1 will be released in September by Bender Publishing.
Now available from Taylor
Ossad, Steven L. and Don R. Marsh. Major General Maurice Rose: World War II's Greatest Forgotten Commander. Dallas: Taylor Publishing, 2003
Forthcoming from Pelican
Walker, Paul D. Truman's Dilemma: Invasion or the Bomb. Forthcoming from Pelican Publishing Company in August 2003
Now available from LSU
Poncio, John Henry and Marlin Young. Girocho: A GI's Story of Bataan and Beyond. Baton Rouge, LA: LSU Press, 2003
Forthcoming from Random House
Wistrich, Robert S. Hitler and the Holocaust. Forthcoming from Random House in August 2003
Now available from Airlife
Gustin, Emmanuel and Anthony Williams. Flying Guns of World War II. Shrewsbury, UK: Airlife Publishing Ltd, 2003
Forthcoming from Alabama
Cronenberg, Allen. Forth to the Mighty Conflict: Alabama and World War II. Forthcoming from University of Alabama Press in August 2003
Now available from Wisconsin
Fenyvesi, Charles. When Angels Fooled the World: Rescuers of Jews in Wartime Hungary. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2003
News from Cass
Have a look at our Frank Cass webpage for the latest updates on all their new and forthcoming WWII-related titles, of which there are a great many.
Coates, Steve with Jean-Christophe Carbonel. Helicopters of the Third Reich. Crowborough, UK: Classic Publications, 2002
Now available from HarperCollins
Shachtman, Tom. Laboratory Warriors: How Allied Science and Technology Tipped the Balance in World War II. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc, 2003
Now available from U of Chicago
Muller, Eric L. Free to Die for Their Country: The Story of the Japanese-American Draft Resisters in World War II. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003
Now available from Arcade
Curtis, Michael. Verdict on Vichy: Power and Prejudice in the Vichy France Regime. New York: Arcade Publishing, 2003
Forthcoming from Brassey's
Commanger, Henry Steele. The Story of the Second World War. Forthcoming from Brassey's Inc in August 2003
Now available from U of Toronto
Copp, Terry. Fields of Fire: The Canadians in Normandy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003
Today's mail brought the "Spring 2003" printed catalog from Paul Gaudette Books with forty pages of new and used books for sale: mostly aviation and mostly dealing with World War II.
Forthcoming from Presidio
Loving, George. Woodbine Red Leader: A P-51 Mustang Ace in the Mediterranean Theater. Forthcoming from Presidio Press in July 2003
Now available from Weidenfeld
Farrell, Nicholas. Mussolini. London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 2003
Now available from Eagle Eds
Crandall, Jerry. Wings of the Black Cross Wings of the Black Cross: Photo Album of Luftwaffe Aircraft, volume 1. Hamilton, MT: Eagle Editions, Ltd, 2003
News from NIP
Check our page for Naval Institute Press for fresh news about their latest announcements and recently released titles including Prince, Mason, Savas, etc.
Now available from Red Kite
Foreman, John. Fighter Command Victory Claims, volume 1: September 1939 - December 1940. Walton on Thames, UK: Red Kite / Air Research Publications, 2003
Now available from Front Street
Gautsch, Willi. General Henri Guisan: Commander-in-Chief of the Swiss Army in World War II. New York: Front Street Press, 2003
Forthcoming from Stackpole
Carius, Otto. Tigers in the Mud: The Combat Career of German Panzer Commander Otto Carius. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in September 2003
Now available from Lewis Intl
Fowler, Will. D-Day: The First 24 Hours: The Normandy Beaches. Miami, FL: Lewis International, 2003
As we're wont to do from time to time, we've updated our Recommended Reading page with some fresh suggestions.
Now available from Nafziger
Hautecler, Georges and George F. Nafziger (editor). Rommel and Guderian against the Belgian Chasseurs Ardennais: The Combats at Chabrehez and Bodange. West Chester. OH: The Nafziger Collection, 2003
Ryan, David A., David Hughes and Steve Rothwell. British Armies in World War Two The British Armies in World War Two: An Organisational History, vol 5: The Australian Army. West Chester, OH: Nafziger Collection, 2003
Ryan, David A., Steve Rothwell and David Hughes. British Armies in World War Two The British Armies in World War Two: An Organisational History, supplement 3: Orders of Battle, 1942 - 1944. West Chester, OH: Nafziger Collection, 2003
Now available from Casemate
Killblane, Richard and Jake McNiece. The Filthy Thirteen: From the Dustbowl to Hitler's Eagles Nest: The 101st Airborne's Most Legendary Squad of Combat Paratroopers. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2003
Our mail carrier has delivered to us the new "Summer 2003 History" catalog from Scholar's Bookshelf with a good batch of WWII titles.
Forthcoming from Knopf
Monahan, Evelyn M. And If I Perish: Frontline U. S. Army Nurses in World War II. Forthcoming from Alfred A. Knopf in November 2003
Now available from Presidio
Jackson, Charles and Bruce H. Norton. I am Alive: A United States Marine's Story of Survival in a World War II Japanese POW Camp. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 2003
Isby, David C. (editor). Fighting the Bombers: The Luftwaffe's Struggle against the Allied Bomber Offensive. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2003
George, Robert H. Army Air Forces Historical Studies, No 36: Ninth Air Force: April to November, 1944. Reno, NV: Historica Aviation Publications, 2002
Gallagher, James P. With the Fifth Army Air Force: Photos from the Pacific Theater. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001
Mankau, Heinz and Peter Petrick. Messerschmitt Bf 110 / Me 210 / Me 410: An Illustrated History. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2003
Now available from Yale
Snow, Philip. The Fall of Hong Kong: Britain, China, and the Japanese Occupation. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2003
Sometimes when we run across an interesting/unusual/informative book, especially an old and out-of-print one, we like to bring it to your attention. Here's one:
Schull, Joseph. Far Distant Ships: An Official Account of Canadian Naval Operations in World War II. Toronto: Stoddart Publishing, 1987
Originally published in 1950, Schull turned official reports and interviews with Canadian naval personnel into a gripping story that succeeds both as official history and as a thrilling tale of combat at sea.
Now available from Greenwood
Dunn Jr, Walter S. Heroes or Traitors: The German Replacement Army, the July Plot, and Adolf Hitler. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press and Praeger Publishers, 2003
Forthcoming from Burford
Teare, Denys. Evader. Forthcoming from Burford Books in September 2003
Now available from Cass
Shaw, Louise Grace. The British Political Elite and the Soviet Union, 1937-1939. London: Frank Cass Publishers, 2003
Due to severe server failure, our "Book Forum" and "Directory of Self-Publishers" features will be out of action until further notice.
Way down in New Mexico, Bob Ruman has updated his terrific Articles of War website with more than seven thousands titles encompassing just about every armed conflict in human history.
Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan
Mallett, Robert. Mussolini and the Origins of the Second World War, 1933-1940. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan in September 2003
Now available from Grub Street
Franks, Norman. Typhoon Attack. London: Grub Street, 2003
Franks, Norman. Beyond Courage: Air Sea Rescue by Walrus Squadrons in the Adriatic, Mediterranean, and Tyrrhenian. London: Grub Street, 2003
Forthcoming from HarperCollins
Sacco, Jack. Where the Birds Never Sing: The True Story of the 92nd Signal Battalion and the Liberation of Dachau. Forthcoming from HarperCollins Publishers, Inc in September 2003
Now available from TAMU
Bartsch, William H. December 8, 1941: MacArthur's Pearl Harbor. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2003
Check the Military Collector website for several thousand secondhand WWII-related books, including many added today, available to be added to your own collection.
News from Schiffer
Check our webpage for Schiffer for full details on newly announced books for summer and fall.
Forthcoming from Washington
Straus, Ulrich. The Anguish of Surrender: Japanese POWs of World War II. Forthcoming from University of Washington Press in February 2004
T. Cadman World War Two Books
Today Tom Cadman uploaded four pages of book inventory files to his T. Cadman website which specializes in secondhand WWII-related titles.
Now available from Sutton
Price, Alfred. Spitfire in Combat. Stroud, UK: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2003
Forthcoming from Illinois
Wygoda, Hermann. In the Shadow of the Swastika. Forthcoming from University of Illinois Press in August 2003
Ephraim, Frank. Escape to Manila: From Nazi Tyranny to Japanese Terror. Forthcoming from University of Illinois Press in September 2003
Printed catalog 192 arrived by mail today from Antheil International Booksellers with forty-eight pages of naval, maritime, aviation, and military titles for sale.
Now available from Schiffer
Regnat, Karl-Heinz. Dornier Do 335: An Illustrated History. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2003
Looks like the Old Army Books website has just been updated with a new assortment of secondhand military books for browsing, searching, and purchasing.
Forthcoming from Kentucky
Generous jr, William Thomas. Sweet Pea at War: A History of USS Portland. Forthcoming from University Press of Kentucky in September 2003
Fisher, Louis. Nazi Saboteurs on Trial: A Military Tribunal and American Law. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2003
WWII Books, Woking
As he does about this time every month, Graham Palmer of World War II Books in Woking, England has updated his online inventory with thousands upon thousands of secondhand WWII-related books for sale.
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