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News from Spellmount
31 October 2003

We've updated our page for Spellmount Publishers with all their latest releases and upcoming books, the latter amounting to more than two dozen titles and stretching through next summer.


Aardvark
31 October 2003

For the last day of October, the website for Aardvark Books has been updated with several thousand items of fresh inventory.


Now available from Military Press
30 October 2003

Sharp, Lee. The French Army, 1939-1940, volume 3. Milton Keynes, UK: Military Press, 2003


Now available from Salamander
30 October 2003

Miller, David. The Great Book of World War II. London: Salamander - Chrysalis Books, 2003


News from Classic
29 October 2003

Sally Forsythe from Classic Publications sends news about their new and forthcoming titles: "Me 163 Rocket Interceptor, volume 2 is now available. The next title to be published will be Jagdwaffe Colours: Mediterranean 1942-43, probably in late November. On Special Missions should hopefully be out before Christmas and Bf 109 Variant Manual soon after Christmas."


Now available from Spellmount
29 October 2003

Taylor, Brian. Barbarossa to Berlin The Long Drive East, 22 June 1941 - 18 November 1942. Staplehurst, UK: Spellmount Ltd, 2003


Forthcoming from HarperCollins
29 October 2003

Mosier, John. The Blitzkrieg Myth: How Hitler and the Allies Misread the Strategic Realities of World War II. Forthcoming from HarperCollins Publishers, Inc in December 2003


Now available from Cass
29 October 2003

Stoker, Donald. Britain, France and the Naval Arms Trade in the Baltic 1919-1939. London: Frank Cass Publishers, 2003


Now available from A&U
28 October 2003

Brune, Peter. A Bastard of a Place: The Australians in Papua. St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 2003


Now available from Praeger
27 October 2003

Marston, Daniel P. Phoenix from the Ashes: The Indian Army in the Burma Campaign. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003


Book review
26 October 2003

Hautecler, Georges with 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

Read our review


In memoriam
25 October 2003

Madame Chiang Kai-Shek, widow of the wartime leader of China, died Thursday, 23 October, in New York City at the age of 105.


News from Hikoki
25 October 2003

After a lengthy hiatus, Hikoki Publications "has been restuctured...to ensure the company's continued committment to providing...impeccably researched and beautifully produced collectable reference books." Check our Hikoki page for details about their four upcoming books.


More digitized online books
25 October 2003

David Newton brings to our attention—thanks!—the HyperWar Project. "The US Army, US Marine Corps, US Navy and US Army Air Force all have at least some histories digitised on the site. In addition to that, I have completed one volume of History of the United Kingdom in the Second World War, that on The Campaign in Norway. I am currently working on British War Economy by Hancock and Gowing, the first of the civil histories."


Now available from Pelican
24 October 2003

Bollich, James. Bataan Death March: A Soldier's Story. Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Company, 2003

Walker, Paul D. Truman's Dilemma: Invasion or the Bomb. Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Company, 2003


Now available from SR
23 October 2003

Zeiler, Thomas W. Unconditional Defeat: Japan, America, and the End of World War II. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 2003


Forthcoming from Brassey
23 October 2003

Cressman, Robert. USS Ranger: The Navy's First Flattop from Keel to Mast, 1934-46. Forthcoming from Brassey's Inc (US) in November 2003


Now available from MQU
23 October 2003

Lambton, Gunda. Sun in Winter: A Toronto Wartime Journal, 1942-1945. Kingston, Canada: McGill-Queens University, 2003


News from Ian Allan
22 October 2003

Thanks to Wesley Hedger for sending all the news about their latest releases and upcoming books. Check our Ian Allan page for details.


Now available from Missouri
22 October 2003

Fiedler, David. The Enemy among Us: German and Italian POWs in Missouri during World War II. St Louis, MO: Missouri Historical Society / University of Missouri Press, 2003


Forthcoming from Knopf
22 October 2003

Clark, Andrew. A Keen Soldier: The Execution of Private Joseph Pringle. Forthcoming from Knopf Canada in January 2004


Now available from Columbia
22 October 2003

Hughes, Jeff. Manhattan Project: Big Science and the Atom Bomb. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003


News from Rupert Butler
21 October 2003

Rupert Butler tells us his book about the SS, The Black Angels, has been reissued by Pen & Sword.


Now available from Brassey
21 October 2003

Hilsman, Roger. American Guerrilla: My War behind Japanese Lines. Washington, DC: Brassey's Inc (US), 2003


New Zealand official histories
20 October 2003

Love those thick, detailed NZ official histories, but they're just too hard to find and too expensive when you do? Mark McGuire reports from the land of Kiwis that "the New Zealand Electronic Text Centre is digitising the New Zealand Official War Histories." Two of the first online are among the toughest to locate in tangible paper and ink: Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45: 28 (Maori) Battalion and Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45: The Pacific.


Now available from Sutton
20 October 2003

Knopp, Guido. The SS: A Warning from History. Stroud, UK: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2003

Kirby, Norman. 1100 Miles with Monty. Stroud, UK: Sutton Publishing Ltd, 2003


Book review
19 October 2003

Brookes, Andrew. Air War over Russia. Hersham, UK: Ian Allan Publishing, 2003

Read our review


News from Casemate
18 October 2003

David Farnsworth has kindly transmitted news about his latest books. Check our Casemate page for details.


Now available from Stackpole
17 October 2003

Bessonov, Evgeni. Tank Rider: Into the Reich with the Red Army. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2003


Hamilton
17 October 2003

The printed "Bargain Books" catalog for 26 September 2003 arrived here today from Edward R. Hamilton with the usual assortment of WWII titles at reduced prices.


Now available from Overlook
17 October 2003

Neillands, Robin. The Bomber War: The Allied Air Offensive against Nazi Germany. New York: Overlook, 2003


Forthcoming from OUP
16 October 2003

Moore, Ray A. Partners for Democracy: Crafting the New Japanese State under MacArthur. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in January 2004


Now available from Oklahoma
16 October 2003

Bunyak, Dawn Trimble. Our Last Mission: A World War II Prisoner in Germany. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2003


Scholar's
16 October 2003

The "Fall 2003 History" catalog peeked out of our mailbox today, and when we opened it we found a few pages of WWII-related books available from the Scholar's Bookshelf.


Forthcoming from Simon & Schuster
15 October 2003

Carr, J. Revell. All Brave Sailors: The Sinking of the Anglo-Saxon, August 21, 1940. Forthcoming from Simon & Schuster in January 2004


Forthcoming from Greenwood
15 October 2003

Grey, Jeffrey (editor). The Last Word: Essays on Official History in the United States and British Commonwealth. Forthcoming from Greenwood Press and Praeger Publishers in December 2003


Forthcoming from OUP
14 October 2003

Moore, Ray A. Partners for Democracy: Crafting the New Japanese State under MacArthur. Forthcoming from Oxford University Press in January 2004


Now available from Viking
14 October 2003

Cornwell, John. Hitler's Scientists: Science, War, and the Devil's Pact. New York: Viking Penguin, 2003


Forthcoming from HarperCollins
13 October 2003

Taylor, Frederick. Dresden: Tuesday, February 13, 1945. Forthcoming from HarperCollins Publishers, Inc in February 2004


Book review
12 October 2003

Douglas, W.A.B., Roger Sarty, and Michael Whitby et al. The Official Operational History of the Royal Canadian Navy in the Second World War, volume II, part 1: No Higher Purpose. St Catherines, ONT: Vanwell Publishing Ltd, 2003

Read our review


Now available from Princeton
11 October 2003

Segal, Sanford L. Mathematicians under the Nazis. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2003


News from Schiffer
11 October 2003

The kind folks from Schiffer Publishing have dispatched some advance information about their next batch of books. Find out about those and all their other titles on our Schiffer page.


Now available from UPK
10 October 2003

Neufeld, Michael and Michael Berenbaum. The Bombing of Auschwitz: Should the Allies Have Attempted It?. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2003


Military Collector
10 October 2003

Have a look—may we suggest—at the military books website of Ian Wilkinson—the Military Collector—which was just updated today.


Now available from A&U
9 October 2003

Eather, Steve. Desert Sands, Jungle Lands: A Biography of Major General Ken Eather. St Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin, 2003


Now available from HarperCollins
9 October 2003

Binney, Marcus. The Women Who Lived for Danger: The Agents of the Special Operations Executive. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, Inc, 2003


Forthcoming from Motorbooks
8 October 2003

Jordan, David. Battle of the Bulge: The First 24 Hours. Forthcoming from Motorbooks in December 2003


News from Osprey
8 October 2003

Newly published books? Forthcoming books? Always plenty of both from Osprey, and you can always find the latest details at our Osprey page.


Helion
8 October 2003

The printed "Military Book News No. 15" from Helion & Company is in the mail with a wealth of new and used military titles.


Forthcoming from Duke
7 October 2003

Rosenberg, Emily S. A Date Which Will Live: Pearl Harbor in American Memory. Forthcoming from Duke University Press in December 2003


Now available from Ian Allan
7 October 2003

Brookes, Andrew. Air War over Russia. Hersham, UK: Ian Allan Publishing, 2003


It's in the mail
7 October 2003

Printed Supplement #72 arrived here today from Jerboa-Redcap Books with six pages of new and used naval, military, and aviation titles.


Now available from Cassell
6 October 2003

Ford, Roger. Fire From the Forest: The SAS Brigade in France, 1944. London: Cassell & Co, 2003


Book reviews
5 October 2003

Foreman, John. RAF Fighter Command Victory Claims of World War II, part one: 1939-1940. Walton on Thames, UK: Red Kite / Air Research Publications, 2003

Prien, Jochen and Gerhard Stemmer. Jagdgeschwader 3 Udet in World War II: II./JG 3 in Action with the Messerschmitt Bf 109. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2003

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

Hermann, Dietmar. Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Long Nose: An Illustrated History of the Fw 190 D Series. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2003

Read our reviews


Old Army
4 October 2003

Bruce Halsted of Old Army Books today updated his online inventory files of secondhand military books with some very nice selections.


Now available from FSG
4 October 2003

Webster, Donovan. The Burma Road: The Epic Story of the China - Burma - India Theater in World War II. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2003


Now available from Cass
4 October 2003

Glantz, David and Harold S. Orenstein (editors). The Battle for the Ukraine: The Korsun - Shevchenkovskii Operation. London: Frank Cass Publishers, 2003


AOW
3 October 2003

Check the Articles of War website for the latest listings of new and used military books for sale in all categories, with an especially strong WWII collection.


Now available from Praeger
3 October 2003

Bollinger, Martin J. Stalin's Slave Ships: Kolyma, the Gulag Fleet, and the Role of the West. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003


News from Tony Munoz
3 October 2003

Tony Munoz tells us that his "Axis Europa Books" publishing venture has been renamed "Europa Books" and his next release will be Under the St. Andrews Cross: Russian and Cossack Volunteers in the German Armed Forces, 1941-1945 by Peter J. Huxley-Blythe.


Cadman
2 October 2003

From the heart of California, Tom Cadman has uploaded fresh inventory files of secondhand WWII titles to his Cadman Books website.


Now available from Little Brown
2 October 2003

Bradley, James. Flyboys: A True Story of Courage. New York: Little Brown and Company, 2003


Forthcoming from NAL
2 October 2003

Haufler, Hervie. Codebreaker's Victory: How the Allied Cryptographers Won World War II. Forthcoming from New American Library in November 2003


Antheil
2 October 2003

Just handed to us by the postman: printed catalog 193 from Antheil Booksellers with 48 pages of new and used naval, maritime, aviation, and military books for sale.


WWII Books
1 October 2003

World War II Books of Woking, England has just now updated the stock at its website, all very much worth a visit.


Now available from Wisconsin
1 October 2003

Grilley, Robert. Return from Berlin: The Eye of a Navigator. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2003


Now available from H&C
1 October 2003

Dallies-Labourdette, Jean-Philippe. German S-Boote at War, 1939-1945. Paris: Histoire & Collections, 2003


Now available from Aixs Europa
1 October 2003

Romanko, Oleg and Antonio J. Munoz. Hitler's White Russians: Collaboration, Extermination, and Anti-Partisan Warfare in Byelorussia, 1941-1944. Bayside, NY: Axis Europa Books, 2003

 

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