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New arrival
29 November 1998

Bath, Alan Harris. Tracking the Axis Enemy: The Triumph of Anglo-American Naval Intelligence. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1998

Review


Now available from Southfarm
28 November 1998

Schultz, Alfred W. and Kirk Neff. Janey: A Little Plane in a Big War. Middletown, CT: Southfarm Press, 1998


Forthcoming from Bender
27 November 1998

Angolia and Schlicht. Uniforms and Traditions of the Luftwaffe, Volume Three. Due in December.


New arrival
26 November 1998

Caldwell, Donald. The JG 26 War Diary, volume two: 1943-1945. London: Grub Street, 1998

Review


Now available from Greenwood
25 November 1998

Cosner, Shaaron and Victoria Cosner. Women under the Third Reich: A Biographical Dictionary. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998


Forthcoming from University Press of Kansas
24 November 1998

Our friends at UPK tell us to watch for these titles in the new year:

Corum. The Luftwaffe: Creating the Operational Air War, 1918-1940. Softcover reprint due in March.

Glantz. Zhukov's Greatest Defeat: The Red Army's Epic Disaster in Operation Mars, 1942. Due in April

Pearlman. Warmaking and American Democracy: The Struggle over Military Strategy, 1700 to the Present. Due in April

Mansoor. The GI Offensive in Europe: The Triumph of American Infantry Divisions, 1941-1945. Due in June


Now available from Sharpe
24 November 1998

Zubkova, Elena. (Translated from the Russian by Hugh Ragsdale) Russia after the War: Hopes, Illusions, and Disappointments, 1945-57. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1998


History Book Club
23 November 1998

Selections for "Holiday 1998":

Klemperer. I Will Bear Witness: A Diary of the Nazi Years

Ambrose. The Victors


Jerboa
21 November 1998

Frank and Maureen have updated their Jerboa-Redcap Books website with a fresh assortment of used military titles.


From Kansas
20 November 1998

University Press of Kansas has mailed its "Fall and Winter 1998/99" catalog with a number of excellent World War II titles including two that are doing extremely well in our Top Ten balloting: Stopped at Stalingrad by Joel Hayward and Stumbling Colossus by David Glantz.


Aardvark
19 November 1998

The good folks at Aardvark Books have this evening updated their ever-growing online inventory files with several thousand secondhand military titles in a variety of topics, including a large assortment of WWII books. These can all be browsed by topic or searched by author and title.


The Military Book Club
17 November 1998

Selections for "Winter 1998"

Lucas. Battle Group!

Koop and Schmolke. Battleship Scharnhorst

Hart and Hart. German Tanks of World War II


Now available from Grub Street
16 November 1998

Caldwell, Donald. JG 26 War Diary, volume two: 1943-1945. London: Grub Street, 1998


Now available from Dailey Int'l
16 November 1998

Dailey Jr, Franklyn E. Joining the War at Sea, 1939-1945. Wilbraham, MA: Dailey International Press, 1998


Italian East Africa
15 November 1998

A survey of books


From Warminster, Wilts, UK
14 November 1998

List "Black Button" (always with the codenames, these guys) from Woolcott Books arrives with 40 pages of secondhand military titles including sections on unit histories, Napoleonic Era, India-Ceylon-Burma, Arabian Peninsula, the Second World War, and more.


Greenwood Publishing Group
14 November 1998

Greenwood has mailed its "History, Political Science, and Law" catalog of scholarly books with a smattering of WWII-related titles.


Now available from Random House
13 November 1998

Blair Jr, Clay. Hitler's U-Boat War, volume two: The Hunted.


Dabney
12 November 1998

From Q.M. Dabney & Co. comes catalog #515 with 56 pages of secondhand World War II titles.


New arrival
11 November 1998

Halbrook, Stephen P. Target Switzerland: Swiss Armed Neutrality in World War II. Rockville Centre, NY: Sarpedon, 1998

Review


The Scholar's Bookshelf
9 November 1998

The Fall 1998 "History" catalog from Scholar's, newly mailed but not to be confused with their "Military" catalog, contains three pages of WWII titles. The guys at SB have also revamped their website.


New arrivals
8 November 1998

Cooper, Belton Y. Death Traps: The Survival of an American Armored Division in World War II. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1998

Johnston, James W. The Long Road of War: A Marine's Story of Pacific Combat. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1998.

Ellis, Robert B. See Naples and Die: A Ski Trooper's World War II Memoir. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co, 1996.

Vedder, James S. Combat Surgeon: On Iwo Jima with the 27th Marines. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1984.

Reviews


New addition to our "History" pages
7 November 1998

The Northern Rhodesia Regiment


From Millwood, NY
6 November 1998

Jack and Jane Faber of J.H. Faber have dispatched their "Catalog #62" with twenty pages of secondhand military titles. This issue features books by authors whose last names start with "G" or "H" plus a selection of "late arrivals, recent publications, and titles of special interest."


C.I.B. Media
4 November 1998

C.I.B. Media of Novato, CA has mailed its "Fall 1998" military history catalog with over 50 pages of books and videos, featuring World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.


Forthcoming from Random House
3 November 1998

Blair. Hitler's U-Boat War: The Hunted, 1942-1945. Due this month.


History Book Club
3 November 1998

Selections for November:

Griffith. MacArthur's Airman: General George C. Kenney and the War in the Southwest Pacific

Goda. Tomorrow the World: Hitler, Northwest Africa, and the Path Toward America


From Schiffer
2 November 1998

Now available:

Webster and Nelson. Uniforms of the Soviet Union, 1918-1945

Due later this month:

Fletcher. Mr. Churchill's Tank: The British Infantry Tank MK IV


Forthcoming from Texas A&M
2 November 1998

Harris. Tyranny on Trial. This reissue of the story of the Nuremberg Trials has been delayed until January.


Top Ten of 1998
1 November 1998

We've now activated the online voting machine for our third annual Top Ten balloting. As with the past two years, visitors are invited to cast up to ten votes for the top WWII-related, non-fiction titles published in 1998. The polls will remain open through the end of the year, the standings can be monitored as voting proceeds, and the final winners will be announced here at the beginning of January. It was a great year for new World War II titles, so please give us a hand in picking the creme de la creme.


New arrival
1 November 1998

MacLean, French L. The Camp Men: The SS Officers Who Ran the Nazi Concentration Camp System. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 1998

Review


Fresh stock
1 November 1998

Heavy inventory updating at websites today:

Old Army-- Bruce Halsted uploaded over 4700 military titles to his website today in a variety of topics including World War II, Vietnam, Korea, etc. Bruce also recently mailed his printed catalog #68.

The Military Collector-- Ian Wilkinson uploaded over 5000 military titles, mostly in World War II but also including other wars and divided for browsing into topics such as airborne, intelligence, and war crimes.

World War II Books-- Graham Palmer uploaded nearly 7000 secondhand titles, almost entirely World War II, and simultaneously revised the search tools at his website to make it easier than ever to find books.

All three of these online booksellers allow visitors to browse books by category or search according to various criteria.

 

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