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New arrival
31 May 1998

Glantz, David M. Stumbling Colossus: The Red Army on the Eve of World War. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1998.


Now available from Jungco
30 May 1998

Young, Jeffrey F. and Daniel W. Meinz. German Third Reich Era Documents, volume one: Paramilitary and Civilian Organizations. St Joseph, MN: Jungco, 1996.

New arrival
29 May 1998

Hunnicutt, R. P. Sherman: A History of the American Medium Tank. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1994.


Forthcoming from Random House
29 May 1998

Blair Jr., Clay. Hitler's U-Boat War, volume two. Due in November.

New Arrival
27 May 1998

Eimannsberger, Ludwig V. (Translated by David Johnston) Zerstorer Gruppe: A History of V./(Z)LG1 - I./NJG3, 1939-1941. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 1998.


News from London
26 May 1998

"Catalogue of Books 1998-B" arrives from the Militry History Bookshop in London with forty pages of military titles and a note: "We have started to develop a website.... We will, however, continue to issue printed catalogues and distribute them in advance of uploading the catalogue on the website, so as not to disadvantage those of our regular customers who may not have access to the Internet."

New arrival
23 May 1998

Hammel, Eric. Air War Pacific: America's Air War against Japan in East Asia and the Pacific, 1941-1945. Pacifica, CA: Pacifica Press, 1998.


22 May 1998

Paul Kisselburg has mailed his catalog #32 with over 600 secondhand WWII titles from Kisselburg Military Books.

Now available from NIP
21 May 1998

McIntosh, Elizabeth P. Sisterhood of Spies: The Women of the OSS. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1998.

Now available from University Press of Kansas
20 May 1998

Glantz, David M. Stumbling Colossus: The Red Army on the Eve of World War. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1998

History Book Club
20 May 1998

Selections for summer 1998:

Lamont-Brown. Kempeitai: Japan's Dreaded Military Police

Doyle and Jentz. Tiger I Heavy Tank, 1942-1945

Gunston. Classic World War II Aircraft Cutaways

18 May 1998

From Scholar's Bookshelf, the new spring "Military History" catalog contains over 1700 titles including a large assortment of World War II books.

New arrivals
17 May 1998

Sharp, Charles C. Soviet Infantry Tactics in World War II. West Chester, OH: Nafziger, 1998.

Sharp, Charles C. German Panzer Tactics in World War II. West Chester, OH: Nafziger, 1998.


Old Army
17 May 1998

Bruce Halsted has updated the online inventory for Old Army Books with more than 4700 military titles available for browsing by category or searching by author and title.

Articles of War
17 May 1998

Bob Ruman asked us to relay the news that he's on vacation until the first of June and consequently Articles of War will be unable to respond to any emailed inquiries or orders until then.

Now available from David Glantz
16 May 1998

The following self-published titles are now available from Col David Glantz:

Atlas of the War on the Eastern Front, 1941-1945

Atlas and Survey: Prelude to Kursk: The Soviet Central Front Offensive, February-March 1943

Operation "Mars", November-December 1942: Marshal Zhukov's Greatest Defeat

16 May 1998

The May 1998 catalog from Paul Gaudette Books brings 48 pages of new and secondhand book listings with an emphasis on aviation titles.

Forthcoming from Grub Street
15 May 1998

Caldwell. The JG 26 War Diary, Volume Two: 1943-1945. Due in August 1998.

New arrival
14 May 1998

Evans, David C. and Mark R. Peattie. Kaigun: Strategy, Tactics, and Technology in the Imperial Japanese Navy, 1887-1941. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1997.


Now available from Schiffer
13 May 1998

Prodger, Mick J. Luftwaffe vs. RAF: Flying Equipment of the Air War, 1939-1945. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military/Aviation History, 1998

Old Army
13 May 1998

Bruce Halsted has mailed printed catalog #67 from Old Army Books with over 500 secondhand military book listings. See his website for a complete inventory of thousands of titles.

T. Cadman
13 May 1998

Catalog #38 arrives here just a few days after Tom Cadman has updated the online inventory at his website.

New arrival
12 May 1998

Veigele, William J. PC Patrol Craft of World War II: A History of the Ships and Their Crews. Santa Barbara, CA: Astral Publishing, 1998


History Book Club
11 May 1998

Selections for May:

Biddiscombe. Werwolf! The History of the National Socialist Guerilla Movement, 1944-1946

Ousby. Occupation: The Ordeal of France, 1940-1944

Now available from Nautical & Aviation
10 May 1998

Corum, James S. and Richard R. Muller (Translators). The Luftwaffe's Way of War: German Air Force Doctrine, 1911-1945. Mt. Pleasant, SC: Nautical & Aviation Publishing, 1998

News from Pacifica
8 May 1998

Eric Hammel's Air War Pacific is now available and Pacifica Press is offering discounted prices on it, and other titles, for purchases made directly through its website until 15 May.

Cadman update
7 May 1998

The online inventory at T. Cadman -- "buying and selling World War II books since 1991" -- has been updated with a large assortment of fresh secondhand stock.

Now available from Presidio
7 May 1998

Hunnicutt, R. P. Sherman: A History of the American Medium Tank. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1998.

6 May 1998

Texas A & M lists several upcoming WWII titles in its latest catalog:

Blumenson. Bloody River: The Real Tragedy of the Rapido. Reprint due in September.

Harris. Tyranny on Trial: The Trial of the Major German War Criminals. Reprint due in October.

Goda. Tomorrow the World: Hitler, Northwest Africa, and the Path toward America. Due this month.

New arrivals
5 May 1998

Glantz, David M. and Harold S. Orenstein. (Translators and editors) Kursk 1943: The Soviet General Staff Study. Carlisle, PA: Self-published by David M. Glantz, 1997.

Glantz, David M. Atlas of the Battle of Kursk. Carlisle, PA: Self-published by David M. Glantz, 1997.


5 May 1998

Frank and Maureen have mailed "Supplement #6" for Jerboa-Redcap Books with a variety of used books and new badges. They will be at the Mid-Atlantic Military Book Fair in Timonium, MD on 9 May and at the Ft Washington Military Book Fair on 15-16 May.

Welcome to the Web
4 May 1998

Paul Kisselburg, one of the leading dealers of secondhand military books in the United States, today unveiled his new website with over 2000 titles in his online inventory pages. His stock has also been added to our consolidated database where it can be searched by author, title, and description. In addition, Paul is aggressively seeking used military books in good condition to purchase. Check his pages for full details.

Military Bookman
4 May 1998

In its "Spring 1998" catalog, The Military Bookman includes several of its rotating WWII-related categories: World War II General; World War II Home Front; World War II Russo-German; RAF and Luftwaffe; Naval War in the Pacific; and WWII Espionage.

Now available from Sandy Bottom
4 May 1998

Kidder, Rolland E. A Hometown Went to War. Chautauqua, NY: Sandy Bottom Press, 1996.

3 May 1998

Q. M. Dabney's catalog #509 of "old, used, rare, and out-of-print books on World War II" is now available with 64 pages of terrific books in -- as usual -- seemingly random order.

New arrival
2 May 1998

Smith, J. Richard and Eddie J. Creek. Me 262 volume one. Burgess Hill, West Sussex: Classic Publications, 1997.


News from West Yorkshire
1 May 1998

Ian Wilkinson has uploaded a batch of almost 4000 titles to his Military Collector website. These can be browsed according to subject or searched in an online database by author and title.

Military Book Club
1 May 1998

Selections for June:

Wright. A Hell of a Way to Die: Tarawa

Dunnigan and Nofi. Dirty Little Secrets of World War II

Williamson and Volstad. Fighting Elite: Afrika Korps, 1941-1943

Doyle and Jentz. Flammpanzer

Crenshaw. The Battle of Tassafaronga

Preston. Navies of World War II

World War II Books
1 May 1998

Graham Palmer of World War II Books in England performed his usual monthly magic today and freshened his online inventory with over 6000 secondhand WWII titles. This includes his special category for the month, Arnhem and Operation Market-Garden.


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