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A Chronology of Australian Armed Forces at War 1939-45 (Nov., $29.95) by Bruce T. Swain records Australia's involvement during World War II.
Marine Rifleman: Forty-Three Years in the Corps (Feb., $27.95) by Col. Wesley L. Fox, USMC (Ret.), focuses on a Medal of Honor recipient's 43 years in the Marine Corps.
Silent Knights: Blowing the Whistle on Military Accidents and Their Cover-Ups (Feb., $27.50) by Alan E. Diehl investigates the Pentagon's approach to troop safety.
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Confederate Phoenix: The CSS Virginia (Nov., $34.95) by R. Thomas Campbell and Alan B. Flanders offers a complete account of this famous warship.
The Voyage of the Hunley (Nov., $22.95) by Edwin P. Hoyt recounts the history of the famed Confederate submarine.
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The BattleshipDreadnought (Sept., $36.95) by John Roberts describes every aspect of the vessel.
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Heroes Never Die: Warriors and Warfare in World War II (Oct., $32) by Martin Blumenson features 50 essays on WW II battles and commanders.
The Warrior Elite: The Forging of SEAL Class 228 (Oct., $24) by Dick Couch reveals the making of a Navy SEAL. 4-city author tour. Radio satellite tour.
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None So Blind: A Personal Account of the Intelligence Failure in Vietnam (Oct., $27.50) by George W. Allen is a behind-the-scenes report on intelligence during the Vietnam War. Advertising. Author tour.
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By Any Means Necessary: America's Secret Air War in the Cold War (Oct., $25) by William E. Burrows examines those who sacrificed their lives in top-secret missions during the Cold War.
Images from the Storm: 300 Civil War Images from the Author of 'Eye of the Storm' (Oct., $50), edited by Charles Bryan et al., delves into the largest collection of Civil War art; includes a video. Ad/promo. Author publicity. History Book Club main. BOMC and Military Book Club alternates.
Silent Night: The Story of World War I's Christmas Truce (Nov., $25) by Stanley Weintraub recounts the brief moment when mortal enemies came together to celebrate the holiday. Ad/promo. Author publicity. History Book Club and Military Book Club alternates. 20-city radio satellite tour.
West Point: The Journey of the Long Line (Feb., $29.95) by John Grant and James Lynch. This companion volume to the PBS-TV special celebrates West Point's role in our nation's history; includes color and archival photos. Advertising. Author tour.
Fighting with the Screaming Eagles: With the 101st Airborne from Normandy to Bastogne (Sept., $29.95) by Robert Bowen offers a first-hand account of the battlefields of World War II.
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Hornchurch Offensive (Sept., $29.95) by Richard C. Smith chronicles the history of the RAF fighter airfield.
Combat: The Great American Warplanes (Oct., $30) by Jim Wilson and Popular Mechanics magazine editors features 40 classic warplanes and traces the evolution of American military aviation from pre-WW I to the present.
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The Army (Oct., $75), edited by Brigadier General Harold Nelson (Ret.), celebrates the U.S. Army in an illustrated book published with the Army Historical Foundation.
United States Naval Aviation (Oct., $75), edited by M. Hill Goodspeed. This illustrated volume, published with the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation, honors the spirit of U.S. naval aviation.
The Timechart of the Civil War (Sept., $17.99) is an illustrated guide detailing uniforms, leaders and campaigns, politics of the era, POW camps, military medicine, guerrilla warfare and the advent of armored battleships. 40,000 first printing.
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The U.S. Marine Corps: An Illustrated History (Sept., $45) by Merrill L. Bartlett and Jack Sweetman details the epic battles of the past three centuries as well as the personalities behind this legendary fighting force.
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America's Wartime Scrapbook: From Pearl Harbor V-J Day (Oct., $24.95) by Martin S. Jacobs and Frank B. Arian, M.D., provides insight into wartime America, featuring more than 1,000 color items.
The Destruction of the Bismarck (Oct., $40) by David J. Bercuson and Holger H. Herwig recounts the dramatic story of the pursuit and sinking of the German battleship during WW II. Advertising.
Ghost Army of World War II (Sept., $24.95) by Jack Kneece tells the true story of an army composed of artists, actors, meteorologists and sound technicians, handpicked and trained not to fight but to deceive the Germans.
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Sarajevo Self-portrait: The View from Inside (Sept., $45) by Leslie Fratkin presents the work and words of nine photographers from Sarajevo. $7,500 ad/promo.
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From Boston to Berlin: A Journey Through World War II in Images and Words (Sept., $29.95) by Christopher E. Mauriello and Roland Regan Jr. provides a documentary and social history of WW II as told via collected photographs and letters of two Massachusetts war veterans.
Shadow Warriors: Inside the Special Forces (Feb., $29.95) by Tom Clancy with Gen. Carl Stiner (Ret.). The third title in the nonfiction series probes the art of special warfare. Ad/promo. Author publicity. BOMC main.
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Wings, Women, and War: Soviet Airwomen in World War II Combat (Jan., $29.95) by Reina Pennington examines the substantial contribution of women's aviation units to the Soviet Air Force's success on the Eastern front.
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Fugitives: Evading and Escaping the Japanese (Nov., $22.50) by Robert E. Stahl tells the story of a young civilian mining engineer trapped in the Philippiness during the Japanese invasion at the onset of WW II.
UNIV. PRESS OF MISSISSIPPI
I Always Wanted to Fly: America's Cold War Airmen (Sept., $30) by Col. Wolfgang W.E. Samuel, USAF (Ret.). A veteran pilot interviews Cold War fliers who were involved with the Berlin Airlift, Korea, Vietnam and secret reconnaissance flights through Soviet airspace.
The Wizards of Langley (Sept., $30) by Jeffrey T. Richelson examines the technological innovations of the CIA's Directorate of Science and Technology. 25,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour. Radio satellite tour.
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Biographical Sketches of the Commissioned Officers of the Confederate States Marine Corps (Dec., $30) by David M. Sullivan tells the stories of 58 officers.
Volume 248 Issue 33 08/13/2001
Fall 2001 Hardcovers: War & Military
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