|News archive for July 1999|
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Now available from R. A. Cline Publishing
Cline, R. A. Submarine Grayback: The Life and Death of the WWII Sub, USS Grayback. Placentia, CA: R. A. Cline Publishing, 1999
Now available from Pacifica
Hammel, Eric and John E. Lane. Bloody Tarawa. Pacifica, CA: Pacifica Publishing, 1999. A revised and updated version of the book 76 Hours: The Invasion of Tarawa plus 252 photos and drawings.
Military Book Club
Selections for July:
Mansoor. The GI Offensive in Europe
Hermann, Dietmar. Focke-Wulf Ta 152: The Story of the Luftwaffe's Late-War, High-Altitude Fighter. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 1999
Mombeek, Eric with J. Richard Smith and Eddie J. Creek. Jagdwaffe, volume one, section 1: Birth of the Luftwaffe Fighter Force. Crowborough, East Sussex: Classic Publications, 1999
Roba, Jean-Louis and Cristian Craciunoiu. Romanian Black Hussars: Grupul 3 Picaj. Bucharest: Modelism International, 1998
Roba, Jean-Louis and Cristian Craciunoiu. Seaplanes over the Black Sea: German-Romanian Operations, 1941-1944. Bucharest: Modelism International, 1995
Crandall, Jerry. EagleFiles #1: Doras of the Galland Circus. Hamilton, MT: Eagle Editions Ltd, 1999
Now available from Sharpe
Honda Katsuichi. The Nanjing Massacre: A Japanese Journalist Confronts Japan's National Shame. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1999
As is his monthly custom, Paul Kisselburg has mailed his "Military History Catalogue"-- in this case Number 41 with eight pages of especially juicy secondhand WWII-related titles.
Forthcoming from Classic
We are reminded that Classic Publications has three more titles in their "Classic Colours" series due this year:
Mombeek. Jagdwaffe, Volume 1, Section 2: The Spanish Civil War. Due in July
Forthcoming from Greenwood
Bimberg. The Moroccan Goums: Tribal Warriors in a Modern War. Due from Greenwood this month.
Military Book Club
Selections for "Summer 1999":
Mondey. Axis Aircraft of World War II
May. Strange Victory: Hitler's Conquest of France. Due from Hill and Wang in March 2000
From Helion & Company comes "Catalogue Anzio" with forty-five pages of secondhand and out-of-print military, naval, and aviation books including a substantial collection of WWII-related material.
Devey, Andrew. Jagdtiger: The Most Powerful Armoured Fighting Vehicle of World War II: Technical History. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 1999
Devey, Andrew. Jagdtiger: The Most Powerful Armoured Fighting Vehicle of World War II: Operational History. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 1999
Now available from NIP
Two new books have been released from Naval Institute Press:
Burn, Alan. The Fighting Commodores: Convoy Commanders in the Second World War
"Upcoming Events" page
We've today opened our "Upcoming Events" webpage which will list book fairs, militaria shows, gaming conventions, toy soldier shows, and other events where booksellers will be exhibiting and selling new and/or used military books, with an emphasis on WWII-related books. As this page grows and more booksellers begin to participate, the page will also include lists of exactly which booksellers will be selling at which shows.
You can help us keep the "Upcoming Events" page current by sending us details of appropriate events not already listed.
Now available from Pacifica
Pergrin and Hammel. First Across the Rhine: The 291st Engineer Combat Battalion in France, Belgium, and Germany. Pacifica, CA: Pacifica Press, 1999. Softcover edition
Old Army Books has updated its website with several thousand used books including World War II, World War I, Aviation, War of the Rebellion, Vietnam, Korea, and more.
Forthcoming from Grub Street
Rolfe. To Hell and Back: True Life Experiences of Bomber Command at War. Softcover edition due in September
The Military Collector
Check out Ian Wilkinson's website for his latest inventory of secondhand military books covering all aspects of land, air, and sea campaigns in a wide variety of wars.
Now available from Presidio
Quirk, Rory. Wars and Peace: The Memoir of an American Family. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1999
Tom Cadman has freshened his online inventory with hundreds of secondhand World War II books which can be browsed and purchased via his website.
Forthcoming from Eagle Editions
Crandall. EagleFiles #2: Yellow 10. Due this fall.
Beyer, Kenneth M. Q-Ships versus U-Boats: America's Secret Project. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1999
Fourth Street Book Shop of Royal Oak, Michigan just loaded fresh inventory files at its website, including World War Two in the Air, World War Two on Land, World War Two at Sea, and Unit Histories.
Forthcoming from Texas A & M
Tasovac. American Foreign Policy and Yugoslavia, 1939-1941. Due in December
Bob Ruman of Articles of War has updated the online inventory at his website with more than 4600 new and secondhand military titles. These can be browsed according to dozens of specific topics or searched by author, title, or key words in the description.
Jack and Jane Faber have mailed their catalog No. 65 of "Military, Naval, Aviation, and World History" titles. This catalog features books by authors whose last names begin with "L" and "M" plus a special section on US Marine Corps items.
The "July 2, 1999 Bargain Books" catalog has arrived from Edward R. Hamilton.
News from Rienner
Forthcoming from Lynne Rienner Publishers:
Carafano. After D-Day: Operation Cobra and the Normandy Breakout. Due in January 2000
From Jerboa-Redcap Books comes Frank and Maureen's "Supplement #20" with six pages of out-of-print military, naval, and aviation titles.
Anglin, Douglas G. Free French Invasion: The St. Pierre and Miquelon Affaire of 1941. Calgary, Alberta: Penny Black Publishing, 1999
Now available from Greenwood
Two titles newly available from Greenwood/Praeger:
Levine, Alan J. The War Against Rommel's Supply Lines, 1942-1943.
The Scholar's Bookshelf has mailed its "Summer History" catalog which includes some military titles.
Now available from Schiffer
Two new titles available from Schiffer Military History:
Harmann, Dietmar. Focke-Wulf Ta 152: The Story of the Luftwaffe's Late-War, High-Altitude Fighter.
Military Book Club
Selections for "Independence Day 1999":
Burgett. Seven Roads to Hell
Battery Press is offering big discounts on all its titles during the month of July. Check with them for full details on how to take advantage of this offer.
Now available from Eagle Editions
Crandall, Jerry (with illustrations by Thomas A. Tullis). Doras of the Galland Circus. Hamilton, MT: Eagle Editions, 1999
Fischer, Bernd J. Albania at War, 1939-1945. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 1999
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