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Forthcoming from Pelican
Bollich, James. Bataan Death March: A Soldier's Story. Forthcoming from Pelican Publishing Company in August 2003
The latest printed catalog supplement, #70, arrived in our mailbox from Jerboa-Redcap Books with six pages of new and used military, aviation, and naval books.
Now available from Greenwood
Strang, G. Bruce. On the Fiery March: Mussolini Prepares for War. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press and Praeger Publishers, 2003
Forthcoming from Ballantine
Radike, Floyd W. Across the Dark Islands: At War in the Pacific. Forthcoming from Ballantine Books in August 2003
Now available from Axis Europa
Christodoulou, Nikolas D. Pro-Axis Security Battalions in Southern Greece, 1943-1944. Bayside, NY: Axis Europa Books, 2003
News from Rupert Butler
"I am currently working on The Gestapo, a new illustrated history to be published at the turn of the year by Pen & Sword. My previous story of the Waffen-SS, The Black Angels, is also to be re-published by Pen & Sword. My accounts of the war in eastern Europe and western Europe...are to be republished as one book, also by Pen & Sword, with new linking material under the title Legions of Death."
Now available from Historica
Warren, Harris G. Special Operations: AAF Aid to European Resistance Movements, 1943-1945. Reno, NV: Historica Aviation Publications, 2003
Plocher, Hermann. The German Air Force versus Russia, 1943. Reno, NV: Historica Aviation Publications, 2003
Forthcoming from Brassey's and Conway
Chrysalisthe parent of Conway Maritime Press, Putnam Aeronautical, and Brassey'ssends word of a pair of upcoming titles:
Grove, Philip. Battles In Focus Midway, 1942. Forthcoming from Brassey's Military Books (UK) in November 2003
Roberts, John. Anatomy of the Ship: The Aircraft Carrier Intrepid. Forthcoming from Conway Maritime Press in September 2003
Forthcoming from U of Oklahoma
Bunyak, Dawn Trimble. Our Last Mission: A World War II Prisoner in Germany. Forthcoming from University of Oklahoma Press in November 2003
Now available from Sutton
Le Tissier, Tony. Death Was Our Companion: The Final Days of the Third Reich. Stroud, UK: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2003
Now available from Helion
Georg, Friedrich. Hitler's Miracle Weapons: Secret Nuclear Weapons of the Third Reich and Their Carrier Systems, vol 1. Solihull, UK: Helion & Company, 2003
Bartsch, William H. December 8, 1941: MacArthur's Pearl Harbor. College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2003
We're proud of our extensive database of cross-referenced WWII subject pages and we continue to improve and expand the system. Now you can easily take a look at the subjects most recently added to the database and all the books on file for those subjects. (A link to all the newest subjects can also be found near the upper righthand corner of each subject page.)
Now available from Weidenfeld
Sebag Montefiore, Simon. Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2003
The latest printed catalog from Scholar's Bookshelf, "Summer 2003," offers a few pages of WWII books among its general stock.
Now available from Airlife
Jackson, Robert. Arnhem: The Battle Remembered. Shrewsbury: Airlife, 1994. Distributed in the US by Stackpole Books
The best stuff
We've updated the suggestions on our Recommended Reading page with some great books new and old.
Ian Wilkinson has uploaded to his Military Collector website numerous inventory files containing several thousand secondhand military books, all available for quick searching, painless browsing, and easy online ordering.
Today the USPS delivered printed "Catalogue 574: Aviation History" from Q. M. Dabney & Company. It's always great to see such a terrific selection of secondhand books.
Forthcoming from Ian Allan
News from Casemate
Casemate sends word of an ambitious program of new military titles for the second half of the year. Check our Casemate webpage for full details about all their upcoming books.
Now available from P&S
Steer, Frank. Battleground Europe: Market-Garden: Arnhem: 2nd Parachute Battalion at the Bridge. Barnsley, UK: Pen and Sword Books Ltd, 2003
Now available from H&C
Dallies-Labourdette, Jean-Philippe. S-Boote: German E-Boats in Action, 1939-1945. Paris: Histoire & Collections, 2003
Mary, Jean-Yves and Alain Hohnadel. Hommes et Ouvrages de la Ligne Maginot, tome 3. Paris: Histoire & Collections, 2003
Martin and Caroline at Aardvark Books in England have updated their online inventory of secondhand militarymostly WWIIbooks.
Now available from Praeger
Wolff, Stefan. The German Question since 1919: An Analysis with Key Documents. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003
Now available from Ian Allan
Sharpe, Michael and Brian L. Davis. Spearhead No. 9: Das Reich: Waffen-SS Armoured Elite. Hersham, UK: Ian Allan Publishing, 2003
Smith, Steven. Spearhead No. 10: 2nd Armored Division: Hell on Wheels. Hersham, UK: Ian Allan Publishing, 2003
News from Classic
Sally at Classic Publications has informed us of these three new releases:
Ludwig, Paul. P-51 Mustang: Development of the Long Range Escort Fighter. Crowborough, UK: Classic Publications, 2003
Bergstrom, Christer and Martin Pegg. Luftwaffe Colours, Volume Three, Section 4: Jagdwaffe: The War in Russia, January - October 1942. Crowborough, UK: Classic Publications, 2003
Freeman, Roger. USAAF Colours American Eagles, vol 4: P-51 Mustang Units. Crowborough, UK: Classic Publications, 2003
We returned from vacation to discover that one of our webservers had suffered problems in our absence, making it impossible for visitors to access some of our pages for a few days. Everything has been patched up and all is well. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Now available from Stackpole
Fey, Will. Armor Battles of the Waffen SS, 1943-1945. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2003
Now available from Presidio
Loving, George. Woodbine Red Leader: A P-51 Mustang Ace in the Mediterranean Theater. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 2003
Forthcoming from Palgrave MacMillan
Dean, Martin. Collaboration in the Holocaust: Crimes of the Local Police in Belorussia and Ukraine, 1941-44. Forthcoming from Palgrave MacMillan in September 2003
Now available from Da Capo
Kaufmann, J.E. and H.W. Kaufmann. Fortress Third Reich: German Fortifications and Defense Systems in World War II. New York: Da Capo Press, 2003
Now available from Enigma
Paillole, Paul. Fighting the Nazis: French Intelligence and Counterintelligence 1935-1945. New York: Enigma Books, 2003.
News from P&S
Pen and Sword Books has announced a wealth of new and reprint titles for publication within the next few months. Check our Pen and Sword page for details.
Now available from HarperCollins
Duffy, Peter. The Bielski Brothers: The True Story of Three Men Who Defied the Nazis. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc, 2003
Now available from OUP
Starr, Kevin. Embattled Dreams: California in War and Peace, 1940-1950. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003
Now available from Ian Allan
Gander, Terry. Military Vehicles in Detail, volume 1: SdKfz 250/1 to 250/12 Armoured Halftrack. Hersham, UK: Ian Allan Publishing, 2003
Now available from Holt
Gildea, Robert. Marianne in Chains: The German Occupation in the Heart of France, 1940-45. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2003
Now available from Schiffer
Tonelli, Joseph J. Visor Hats of the United States Armed Forces, 1930-1950. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2003
Cohausz, Peter W. German Aircraft Cockpits, 1911-1970. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2003
Forthcoming from Stackpole
Bessonov, Evgeni. Tank Rider: Into the Reich with the Red Army. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in October 2003
Anonymous. The Lancaster Manual: The Official Air Publication for the Lancaster Mk I and III, 1942-1945. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in August 2003
Robertson, Terence. The Golden Horseshoe: The Wartime Career of Otto Kretschmer, U-Boat Ace. Forthcoming from Stackpole Books in September 2003
Now available from Grub Street
Cull, Brian with Paul Sortehaug and Mark Haselden. Buffaloes over Singapore: RAF, RAAF, RNZAF, and Dutch Brewster Fighters in Action over Malaya and the East Indies, 1941-42. London: Grub Street, 2003
Clutton-Brock, Oliver. Footprints on the Sands of Time: RAF Bomber Command Prisoners of War in Germany, 1939-1945. London: Grub Street, 2003
Rolfe, Mel. Gunning for the Enemy: Wallace McIntosh. London: Grub Street, 2003
Forthcoming from Palgrave MacMillan
Portelli, Alessandro. The Order Has Been Carried Out: History, Memory, and Meaning of a Nazi Massacre in Rome. Forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan in November 2003
News from McFarland
Virginia Tomlinson at McFarland & Company has graciously notified us about five upcoming WWII titles, all of which can be found on our webpage for McFarland.
Now available from Aberjona
Bando, Mark. Vanguard of the Crusade: The 101st Airborne Division in World War II. Bedford, PA: Aberjona Press, 2003
Dunn Jr, Walter S. Heroes or Traitors: The German Replacement Army, the July Plot, and Adolf Hitler. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003
Book Forum reopens
Unfortunately, server problems caused the loss of our old Forum system and all its archived messages.
We've consequently built a new Book Forum and we'd like to invite our visitors to resume participating in friendly exchanges about WWII-related books, authors, and publishers.
Forthcoming from Greenwood
Hearn, Chester G. Sorties into Hell: The Hidden War on Chichi Jima. Forthcoming from Greenwood Press and Praeger Publishers in October 2003
Back in Kentucky, Bruce Halsted today freshened the inventory files at his Old Army Books website.
Another great catalog from the Scholar's Bookshelf! Be sure to check out their printed World War II catalog for "Summer 2003."
Forthcoming from University of Missouri
Corti, Eugenio. The Last Soldiers of the King: Wartime Italy, 1943-1945. Forthcoming from University of Missouri Press in November 2003
Bob Ruman of Articles of War in New Mexico has updated the online inventory at his website, now amounting to over 7000 new and used titles.
Now available from McFarland
Giesen, Rolf. Nazi Propaganda Films: A History and Filmography. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc, 2003
Inventory updated today: T. Cadman Books, with a fresh assortment of secondhand WWII-related titles.
Forthcoming from Da Capo
King, Benjamin and Timothy Kutta. Impact: The History of Germany's V-Weapons in World War II. Forthcoming from Da Capo Press in August 2003
World War II Books
It must be the beginning of a new month, because Graham Palmer of World War II Books of Woking, England has updated the online inventory at his website.
Today by mail arrived the "Bargain Books" catalog for 13 June 2003 from Edward R. Hamilton with the usual assortment of WWII-related titles.
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