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Now available from Stackpole
Nafziger, George. German Order of Battle: Panzers and Artillery in World War II. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1999 (UK publisher: Greenhill)
Now available from NIP
Franklin, Bruce Hampton. The Buckley-Class Destroyer Escorts. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1999
Now available from Pacifica
Newly available from Pacifica Press:
Anderson, Col. Clarence E. "Bud" with Joseph P. Hamelin. To Fly and Fight: Memoirs of a Triple Ace.
News from David Glantz
Colonel Glantz, never one to rest on his laurels, sends news of some of his latest self-published projects (due in July) now that Zhukov's Greatest Defeat is behind him:
The Red Army in 1943: Strength, Organization, and Equipment. (245 pages, including 107 figures). Contains data on the strengths, organization (establishments and TO&Es, [shtat]), and weaponry of virtually all Red Army and NKVD combat, combat support, and combat service support forces, and the Red Army as a whole. Includes data of such specialized forces as NKVD, air defense, chemical, road, railroad, construction, and penal [disciplinary] troops.
Red Army Combat Operations
Forgotten Battles of the Soviet-German War (1941-1945): This new eight-volume series provides detailed coverage and archival documentation related to a wide range of forgotten, covered up, or ignored Red Army operations of strategic or operational-strategic scale. Every volume incorporates numerous hitherto unavailable Stavka directives, front and NKO orders, and transcripts of conversations between Stalin, representatives of the Stavka, and Red Army field commanders. Contains full documentation and a wide range of German and Soviet archival maps and operational summary maps. Each volume focuses on one of the war's eight campaigns as defined by the Soviet General Staff.
Glantz, David M. Zhukov's Greatest Defeat: The Red Army's Epic Disaster in Operation Mars, 1942. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1999
Graham Palmer of World War II Books has freshened his online inventory with a new database amounting to almost 12,000 secondhand books which can be browsed by topic and searched by author or title.
Welcome to the Net
Nautical & Aviation Publishing of Mt Pleasant, South Carolina, now have an email address: email@example.com.
Now available from Purdue
Fischer, Bernd J. Albania at War, 1939-1945. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 1999
Now available from NIP
The latest from Naval Institute Press:
Mulligan, Timothy P. Neither Sharks nor Wolves: The Men of Nazi Germany's U-Boat Arm, 1939-1945
Underwood Jr., John L. The Japanese Order of Battle in World War II, Volume I. West Chester, OH: The Nafziger Collection, 1999
Hughes, David, James Broshot, and Alan Philson. The British Armies in World War Two: An Organisational History, Volume One: British Armoured and Cavalry Divisions. West Chester, OH: The Nafziger Collection, 1999
Nafziger, George F. The Growth and Organization of the Chinese Army (1895-1945). West Chester, OH: The Nafziger Collection, 1999
Frank and Maureen recently mailed their "Supplement #19" for Jerboa-Redcap Books with six pages of new and used naval, military, and aviation titles.
From Edward R. Hamilton comes the newsprint "Bargain Books" catalog for June 4, 1999 with roughly a hundred WWII-related titles at discount prices.
Now available from Nafziger
Somewhat ahead of schedule, four new publications are available from George F. Nafziger:
Underwood Jr., John L. The Japanese Order of Battle in World War II. Three volumes
Paul Kisselburg has mailed his latest monthly catalog, Number 40, with twelve pages of freshly listed World War II books. His stock is also available online at the Kisselburg Military Books website.
Forthcoming from McFarland
Here's the latest word from McFarland & Company on WWII titles due this year:
Massman. Hospital Ships of World War II: An Illustrated Reference to 39 United States Military Vessels. Due August 1999
Martin and the gang at Aardvark Books today updated their website with fresh inventory pages in thirteen categories -- mostly WWII-related -- comprising almost 7000 titles which can be browsed or searched by author and title.
Antheil Books recently dispatched "Catalog 179" with 48 pages of new and used "naval-maritime-aviation-military" books.
Langer, Howard J. (compiler and editor) World War II: An Encyclopedia of Quotations. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999
At Bufo Books the staff and the catalogs tend to have uncommon names, so that Peter and Twinkle have mailed "Catalogue Stamps" for June 1999 with 26 pages of secondhand military books.
Aberdeen Bookstore has updated its online inventory and its pages now feature well over 1000 new and recent WWII-related books, most available at a discounted price.
New and forthcoming from Nafziger
Underwood. Japanese Order of Battle in World War II. Three volumes. Due in July
Nafziger. The Chinese Army: The Growth and Organization of the Chinese Army from 1895 to 1945. Now available
Hughes, Broshot, and Philson. The British Armies of the Second World War: An Organizational History. Five volumes of which the first, "Armoured Divisions", is due in July
News from Midland
Here's the latest on new and forthcoming titles from Midland Publishing:
Military Book Club
Selections from the "June 1999" catalog:
Schneider. Gotterdammerung 1945: Germany's Last Stand in the East
Busch, Rainer and Hans-Joachim Roll. Translated by Geoffrey Brooks. German U-Boat Commanders of World War II: A Biographical Dictionary. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1999
Now available from Presidio
Hoagland, Edgar D. The Sea Hawks: With the PT Boats at War, A Memoir. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1999
Now available from Penny Black
Anglin, Douglas G. Free French Invasion: The St. Pierre and Miquelon Affaire of 1941. Calgary: Penny Black Publishing, 1999
Now available from University Press of Kentucky
Mangerich. Albanian Escape: The True Story of U.S. Nurses behind Enemy Lines
Cargas. Problems Unique to the Holocaust
We are informed that a new book which might be of interest to some of our visitors is now available from the publisher in Spain: Escuadrillas Azules en Rusia: Historia y Uniformes by Carlos Caballero Jurado and Santiago Guillen. We have only an email address for contacting the publisher: firstname.lastname@example.org.
News from NIP
Naval Institute Press reports on their latest:
Beyer. Q-Ships versus U-Boats: America's Secret Project. Now available
News from Crecy
Here's the latest scoop on new and forthcoming books from Crecy Publishing:
Bob and Judy Ruman have updated the book inventory at their Articles of War website with over 4500 new and used titles representing military history from ancient wars to modern battlefields.
Forthcoming from Pacfica
Eric Hammel sends word of that two new titles are on the way from his Pacifica Press:
Hammel. Marines At War: 20 True Heroic Tales of U.S. Marines in Combat, 1942 - 1983. Due in September
Inventory updates, we got inventory updates
As they customarily do when this time of the month rolls around, some of the largest Web-based dealers in secondhand military books have updated their online inventories. Among them:
Lots of great stuff at these sites for all tastes in military titles and all price ranges.
News from Battery Press
Good news from Dick Gardner at Battery Press:
After several years in the trenches of WWI and on the battlefields of Queen Victoria, The Battery Press is back to WWII. We are in the process of bringing back several of our out of print divisionals with a number of new divisional reprints planned for the fall. Initial releases in our revitalized Divisional Series include.
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