|News archive for February 1999|
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Greene, Jack and Alessandro Massignani. The Naval War in the Mediterranean, 1940-1943. Rockville Centre, NY: Sarpedon, 1998
Forthcoming from GPG
From the latest Greenwood Publishing Group catalog:
Langer. World War II: An Encyclopedia of Quotations. Due in March
Helion & Company have mailed "Military Book News No. 3" with 40 pages of books, prints, MicroMark organizational charts, and magazines.
Forthcoming from University Press of Kentucky
Mack McCormick sends word of upcoming titles from UPK:
Mangerich. Albanian Escape: The True Story of U.S. Army Nurses Behind Enemy Lines. Due in May
Widfeldt, Bo and Rolph Wegmann. Making for Sweden, part two: The United States Army Air Force. Walton-on-Thames, Surrey: Air Research Publications, 1998
Now available from Praeger
Zellmer David. The Spectator: A World War II Bomber Pilot's Journal of the Artist as Warrior. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1999
Now available from Champlin
Natzvaladze, Y. A. The Trophies of the Red Army during the Great Patriotic War, 1941-1945, volume one: Anti-Tank Weapons, Aircraft Machine Guns, Assault Rifles. Mesa, AZ: Champlin Fighter Museum Press, 1999
Catalog 37 from Kisselburg Military Books of Stillwater, Minnesota brings a listing of over 200 WWII-related titles. Paul tells us he is now issuing printed catalogs monthly, but "with no carryover"-- titles will not be repeated from one catalog to the next.
Now available from Fedorowicz
The author informs us his book has been released:
Rikmenspoel, Marc. Soldiers of the Waffen SS. Winnipeg, Manitoba: J.J. Fedorowicz Publishing, 1999
The "February 12, 1999" catalog from Edward R. Hamilton, Bookseller landed in our mailbox today with a larger-than-usual assortment of new WWII books at discounted prices.
Niehorster, Leo W. G. The Royal Hungarian Army, 1920-1945. Bayside, NY: Axis Europa Books, 1998
We're sure our visitors will join us in offering our best wishes to Dr. Niehorster who continues to recover from a heart attack suffered on 20 December.
Now available from Garland
Zabecki, David T. (editor) World War II in Europe: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland Publishing, 1999 (two volumes)
Now available from Greenwood
Lee, Loyd E. World War II. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999.
Forthcoming from Grub Street
Upcoming offerings from Grub Street:
Cull, Lander, and Weiss. Twelve Days in May: The Air Battle for Northern France and the Low Countries, 10 -21 May 1940. Softcover edition due in May.
Now available from Axis Europa
Niehorster, Dr. Leo W. G. The Royal Hungarian Army, 1920-1945. Bayside, NY: Axis Europa Books, 1998
History Book Club
Selections for February 1999:
Bath. Tracking the Axis Enemy
Military Book Club
Selections for March 1999:
Fletcher. The Lucky Bastard Club
Now available from Greenwood
Evleth, Donna (compiler). The Authorized Press in Vichy and German-Occupied France, 1940-1944: A Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999
Military Book Fairs
Here's the schedule of "World War Bookfairs" in the UK for 1999:
The February catalog, #9907, from Paul Gaudette features a very strong array of secondhand titles for these topics: Japanese War History, Kriegsmarine/Submarines, Naval History, Naval Aviation, Pacific-US Marine Corps, Philippines, Magazines, and Cruise Books.
New addition to our History pages
We've just received from, new to us, Phoenix Books of Lincolnshire, UK, military book catalog "February 1999" with an assortment of secondhand titles, including a few WWII-related items.
Forthcoming from Seven Hills
Seven Hills Book Distributors of Cincinnati distributes books in the US for several international military publishers. Their latest catalog shows these forthcoming titles:
Willmott. June 1944. Softcover reprint from Grub Street. Due in the US in August.
Forthcoming from Schiffer
Harmann. Focke-Wulf Ta 152. Due in June
Frank and Maureen have mailed "Supplement #15" from Jerboa-Redcap Books with an assortment of new and used air, naval, and military books.
MB from MB
Catalogue 35 of "Military Books from Michael Bartlett" brings 73 pages packed with secondhand WWII titles including such seldom seen categories as "Humour and Cartoons" and "Poetry".
Forthcoming from Patrick Stephens
Gero. Military Aviation Disasters: Significant Losses since 1908. Due later this month.
Keith Bonn informs us that his publishing company, Aegis, has acquired the remaining stock of Werner Adamczyk's out-of-print Feuer! An Artilleryman's Life on the Eastern Front and will be making the last pristine copies available, some autographed by the author.
Boog, Horst; Forster, Jurgen; Hoffmann, Joachim; Klink, Ernst; Muller, Rolf-Dieter; Ueberschar, Gerd R. Edited by the Militargeschichtliches Forschungsamt. (Ewald Osers, translation editor) Germany and the Second World War, volume IV: The Attack on the Soviet Union. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998.
Martin and the gang at Aardvark Books today updated their online stock with several thousand secondhand World War I and World War II titles, all available for browsing by topic or searching by author and title.
Now available from Fedorowicz
Edwards and Pruett. Field Uniforms of Germany's Elite Panzer Forces. Winnipeg, Manitoba: J. J. Fedorowicz Publishing, 1999
News from Indiana
It's the "Pre-End of the Millennium Book Sale" at Indiana University Press, including slashed prices on some WWII materials such as Russell Weigley's classic Eisenhower's Lieutenants.
The War Room
The "Books," "Posters," and "Videos" inventory pages at the War Room Bookshop website were updated today with large amounts of newly arrived material, including a big selection of discount-priced books.
Forthcoming from Greenhill
A bumper crop on the way from Greenhill:
Macksey. Invasion: An Alternate History of the German Invasion of England, 1940. Softcover reprint. Due later this month
Forthcoming from Crecy
Crecy will be releasing the following titles within the next six months:
Smith. Pedestal: The Malta Convoy of August 1942. Softcover reprint due in April
Cottam, Kazimiera J. Women in War and Resistance: Selected Biographies of Soviet Women Soldiers. Nepean, Canada: New Military Publishing, 1998
Cottam, Kazimiera J. Women in Air War: The Eastern Front of World War II. Nepean, Canada: New Military Publishing, 1997
Loza, Dmitry. Fighting for the Soviet Motherland. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1998
Zubkova, Elena. Russia after the War: Hopes, Illusions, and Disappointments, 1945-1957. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1998
Forthcoming from Fedorowicz
Mike Olive sends word of latest forecasts on upcoming titles from J.J. Fedorowicz:
Edwards and Pruett. Field Uniforms of Germany's Elite Panzer Forces in World War II. Due before the end of February
Web inventory updates
Graham Palmer of World War II Books and Ian Wilkinson of The Military Collector have updated their respective websites with their fresh stock lists of thousands of secondhand military titles for browsing, searching, and online ordering.
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