Reprint: Flags of Our Fathers (Oct., $12.95) by James Bradley with Ron Powers. 175,000 first printing.
Operation Overflight: A Memoir of the U-2 Incident (Dec., $24.95) by Francis Gary Powers with Curt Gentry recounts the famous U-2 spy plane incident of 1960.
The Veteran’s Survival Guide: How to File and Collect on VA Claims (Feb., $16.95) by John D. Roche is a do-it-yourself handbook on claiming veteran’s benefits.
FACTS ON FILE
Encyclopedia of Guerrilla Warfare (Sept., $18.95) by Ian F. W. Beckett charts a thorough survey of the history and strategies of guerrilla warfare.
HARVARD UNIV. PRESS
A War to Be Won: Fighting the Second World War (Oct., $18.95) by Williamson Murray and Allan R. Millett proposes new understanding and interpretations of the military operations of World War II.
INDIANA UNIV. PRESS
Western Warfare, 1775—1882 (Sept.; $19.95, cloth $45) by Jeremy Black surveys warfare involving Western powers from the Revolutionary War to the British conquest of Egypt.
Buddies: Men, Dogs, and World War II (Sept., $24.95) by L. Douglas Keeney looks at canine mascots juxtaposed with weary soldiers and sailors amid the relentless action of war.
U.S. Navy Dive and Torpedo Bombers of WWII (Sept., $19.95) by Dennis Jenkins features color photos, quotes and anecdotes from pilots and crew.
America’s Top WWII Aces in Their Own Words (Nov., $19.95), edited by William Hess, offers a collection of daily reports from American pilots.
NEW AMERICAN LIBRARY
Belly of the Beast (Oct., $13) by Judith Pearson tells a POW’s story of faith, courage and survival on the infamous Japanese ship Oryoku Maru.
The Mosby Myth: A Confederate Hero in Life and Legend (Sept., $17.95) by Paul Ashdown and Edward Caudill is the biography of Col. John Singleton Mosby, the fabled "gray ghost" of the confederacy. Ad/promo.
A Short History of the Civil War at Sea (Nov., $17.95) by Spencer C. Tucker reviews the sea battles of the Civil War. Ad/promo.
The Official Virginia Civil War Battlefield Guide (Sept., $29.95) by John Salmon features a guide to the most significant battles of the Civil War, with 142 two-color maps.
UNIV. OF ILLINOIS PRESS
History of United States Naval Operations in World War II, Volumes 4-6 (Sept.), by Samuel Eliot Morison are Coral Sea, Midway and Submarine Actions, May 1942—August 1942 ($22.95); The Struggle for Guadalcanal, August 1942—February 1943 ($24.95) and Breaking the Bismarck’s Barrier, 22 July 1942—1 May 1944 ($24.95).
Volume 248 Issue 33 08/13/2001
Fall 2001 Trade Paperbacks: War & Military