|News archive for May 1998|
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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
Young, Jeffrey F. and Daniel W. Meinz. German Third Reich Era Documents, volume one: Paramilitary and Civilian Organizations. St Joseph, MN: Jungco, 1996.
Hunnicutt, R. P. Sherman: A History of the American Medium Tank. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1994.
Forthcoming from Random House
Blair Jr., Clay. Hitler's U-Boat War, volume two. Due in November.
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
"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."
Hammel, Eric. Air War Pacific: America's Air War against Japan in East Asia and the Pacific, 1941-1945. Pacifica, CA: Pacifica Press, 1998.
Paul Kisselburg has mailed his catalog #32 with over 600 secondhand WWII titles from Kisselburg Military Books.
Now available from NIP
McIntosh, Elizabeth P. Sisterhood of Spies: The Women of the OSS. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1998.
Now available from University Press of Kansas
Glantz, David M. Stumbling Colossus: The Red Army on the Eve of World War. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1998
History Book Club
Selections for summer 1998:
Lamont-Brown. Kempeitai: Japan's Dreaded Military Police
From Scholar's Bookshelf, the new spring "Military History" catalog contains over 1700 titles including a large assortment of World War II books.
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.
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
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
The following self-published titles are now available from Col David Glantz:
Atlas of the War on the Eastern Front, 1941-1945
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
Caldwell. The JG 26 War Diary, Volume Two: 1943-1945. Due in August 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
Prodger, Mick J. Luftwaffe vs. RAF: Flying Equipment of the Air War, 1939-1945. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military/Aviation History, 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.
Catalog #38 arrives here just a few days after Tom Cadman has updated the online inventory at his website.
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
Selections for May:
Now available from Nautical & Aviation
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
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.
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
Hunnicutt, R. P. Sherman: A History of the American Medium Tank. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1998.
Texas A & M lists several upcoming WWII titles in its latest catalog:
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.
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
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.
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
Kidder, Rolland E. A Hometown Went to War. Chautauqua, NY: Sandy Bottom Press, 1996.
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.
Smith, J. Richard and Eddie J. Creek. Me 262 volume one. Burgess Hill, West Sussex: Classic Publications, 1997.
News from West Yorkshire
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
Selections for June:
Wright. A Hell of a Way to Die: Tarawa
World War II Books
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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