Lou Prucha WWII Service   
  References  


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  • 45th Infantry Division. "Central Europe Campaign, 22 March-11 May 1945." 45th Infantry Division World War II Reenactors and Venturing Crew. CMH Pub 72-36. World War II Recreation Association, 29 Sep. 2008. Web. 15 Aug 2013. <http://www.45thdivision.org/CampaignsBattles/central_europe.htm>.


  • 45th Infantry Division. "Rhineland Campaign, 15 September 1944-21 March 1945." 45th Infantry Division World War II Reenactors and Venturing Crew. CMH Pub 72-25. World War II Recreation Association, 29 Sep. 2008. Web. 15 Aug 2013. <http://www.45thdivision.org/CampaignsBattles/rhineland.htm>.


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  • MacDonald, Charles. The Last Offensive. New York, NY: Barnes & Noble, 1995. Print. [ISBN: 9781566199285]


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  • McEvoy, Margaret to Rick Prucha, e-mail, 25 Jun 2010, "Thank you for your website on WW II".


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  • Sayles, Wayne G. to Rick Prucha, e-mail, 2 Aug 2010, "Worms Mission".


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  • Wahlberg, Sarah to Rick Prucha, e-mail, 4 Aug 2010, "rick - QUESTION - WWII timeline".


  • Warnock, A. Timothy. Air Force combat medals, streamers, and campaigns (Reference series). Library Edition ed. Headquarters: For Sale By The Supt. Of Docs., U.S. G.P.O, Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing, 1990. Print. [ISBN: 9780912799667] [Available on-line at <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100525-062.pdf>.]


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  • Williams, Wayne, Sgt., Cpl. Schier, and Col. Chester C. Wysocki. " Operational History 668th Bomb Squadron (416th Bomb Group (L)) WWII (Written at the time of occurrence), February 12th, 1944 to March 18th, 1945 " 416th Bomb Group. posted 27 Mar 2012. Site Owner: Wayne Sayles. Document Transcribed by Jane Enman, Web. viewed 15 Aug 2013. <http://www.416th.com/668history.pdf>.




  •   Web Links  

    Air Force - General

  • Official web site of the U.S. Air Force <http://www.af.mil/>
  • HyperWar - US Army Air Forces in World War II <http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/AAF/>
              (Online versions of several WWII books)
  • USAF.com <http://www.usaf.com/>
  • U.S. Air Forces Central <http://www.centaf.af.mil/>
  • U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II <http://www.usaaf.com/>
  • ArmyAirForces.com <http://www.armyairforces.com/>
              (Includes several databases (AAF Combat Chronology, MACR, Air Fields & Bases, Dictionary and MOS (Military Occupation Specialties).)
  • National Museum of the US Air Force <http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/>
  • National Museum of the US Air Force - Research <http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/research>
  • Army Air Corps Library and Museum <http://www.armyaircorpsmuseum.org/>
  • Air Force Combat Units of World War II <http://bobrowen.com/nymas/usaaf1.html>
              (ONLINE, full text searchable. This is Volume 1 of 8 - See additional volumes.)
  • Aviation Archaeological Investigation and Research <http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/>
  • Numbered USAF Historical Studies <http://www.afhra.af.mil/studies/index.asp>
              (Online PDF files of microfilmed books)
  • U.S. Army in World War II - "The Framework of Hemisphere Defence" <http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USA/USA-WH-Frame/USA-WH-Frame-15.html>
  • U.S. Army in World War II - "The Framework of Hemisphere Defence" - Info on Labrador to England <http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USA/USA-WH-Frame/USA-WH-Frame-15.html#cn22>
  • Uncle Ted's WW2 Air Combat Pages <http://uncleted.jinak.cz/index.html>
  • United States Army Air Force Glossary and Abbreviations <http://www.warbirdsresourcegroup.org/URG/glossary.html>
  • Glen Seeber - B-17 tailgunner <http://www.b17tailgunner.com/>
  • Zeno's Flight Shop Videos (DVDs for purchase) <http://www.zenosflightshop.com/>
  • Zeno's Warbird Videos Drive-in (online WWII videos) <http://www.zenoswarbirdvideos.com/>
  • Accident Reports.com USAAF, USAF, USN, & USMC Aircraft Accident Reports 1918-1955 <http://www.accident-report.com/index.html>
  • Establishing the Bolero Ferry Route by Samuel Milner [Labrador to England] <http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0026-3931%28194724%2911%3A4%3C213%3AETBFR%3E2.0.CO%3B2-0&size=LARGE>
              (Military Affairs, Vol. 11, No. 4 (Winter, 1947), pp. 213-222 doi:10.2307/1983006)


  • 9th Army Air Force

  • 9th Air Force in World War II <http://www.usaaf.com/9thaf/>
  • Buddies Of The Ninth Association (BOTNA) <http://www.publicenquiry.co.uk/index.html>
              (British based non profit-making group composed of aviation enthusiasts and others with a special affinity to the Ninth US Army Air Force of World War II.)
  • Buddies Of The Ninth Association - Battle order of the 9th US Air Force <http://www.publicenquiry.co.uk/history.html>
  • Ninth Air Force - Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ninth_Air_Force>
  • Lone Sentry: Time over Targets - The Story of the 9th Bombardment Division (Text Only) <http://www.lonesentry.com/gi_stories_booklets/9thbombardment/index.html>


  • 97th Bomb. Wing
    416th Bomb Group
  • 668th Bomb Squadron History <http://www.416th.com/668.html>
  • 668th Bomb Squadron Patch <http://www.416th.com/668thLogo.html>
  • Buddies Of The Ninth Association - 668th Bomb Squadron <http://www.publicenquiry.co.uk/squads/bs668th.html>
  • 416th Bomb Group (Wayne Sayles, 416th BG Archive) <http://www.416th.com/>
              (Detailed history and some pictures of the 416th Bomb Group and each Squadron, including Squadron Logo Descriptions)
  • 416th Bomb Group (Carl Sgamboti) <http://www.sgamboti.com/cts/a-26_project/index_files/Page897.htm>
  • 416th Bombardment Group Photo Gallery <http://www.sgamboti.com/416th_BG_Photo_Gallery/>
              (788 photos of the 416th Bomb Group)
  • 416th Bomb Group Reunion Aug, 2006 <http://www.sgamboti.com/cts/a-26_project/index_files/Page997.htm>
  • War Buddies - Soldiers of the 1781st and 1782nd Ordnance S&M (Avn) Group, US Army Air Corps, 1943-1945 <http://www.ww2buddies.com/>
              (The 1781st was attached to the 495th Air Service Group, 913th Air Engineering Squadron, 416th Bomb Group. The 1782nd was attached to the 394th Bomb Group.)
  • 416th Bombardment Group Plaque (National Museum) <http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/shared/media/photodb/photos/050329-F-1234P-088.jpg>
  • 416th Air Expeditionary Operations Group - Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/416th_Bombardment_Group>
  • Lineage and Honors History Of the 416 Air Expeditionary Group (ACC) <http://www.foia.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-091029-034.pdf>
              (PDF File)


  • 410th Bomb Group
  • 410th Bombardment Squadron (Light) <http://www.usaaf.com/9thaf/bomber/410th_BG.html>
  • 410th Bomb Wing <http://www.globalsecurity.org/wmd/agency/410bw.htm>
  • 410th Air Expeditionary Wing - Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/410th_Bombardment_Group>
  • 410th Air Expeditionary Operations Group - Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/410th_Air_Expeditionary_Operations_Group>


  • 409th Bomb Group
  • 409th Air Expeditionary Operations Group - Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/409th_Air_Expeditionary_Operations_Group>
  • Web-Birds.com - 409th Bomb Group [Internet Archive] <http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.web-birds.com/9th/409/409th.html>


  • 386th Bomb Group
  • Diary of the 386th Bombardment Group <http://www.b26.com/historian/chester_klier.htm>
  • 386th Air Expeditionary Wing - Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/386th_Air_Expeditionary_Wing>


  • Aircraft
    General
  • Smithsonian - Collection: Aircraft <http://www.nasm.si.edu/collections/collection.cfm?collid=1465>
  • National Museum of the US Air Force - USAF Aircraft & History <http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/research/aircraft/index.asp>
  • Daves Warbirds - American Aircraft of World War II <http://www.daveswarbirds.com/usplanes/american.htm>
  • War Birds Registry <http://www.warbirdregistry.org/>
  • Warbird Central <http://www.warbird-central.com/>
              (General aircraft info)
  • World War 2 Planes <http://www.world-war-2-planes.com/>
  • WW2Aircraft.net <http://www.ww2aircraft.net/>
  • US Warplanes.net <http://www.uswarplanes.net/>
              (Aircraft Names, designations, serial #s, specs,etc.)
  • Air War College <http://www.au.af.mil/au/awc/awcgate/awc-hist.htm>
              (Military history and related info)
  • Randy Wilson Aviation History Site <http://rwebs.net/avhistory/>
  • A Note On Aircraft Names <http://www.uswarplanes.net/aircraftnames.html>
  • U. S. Aircraft Popular Names 1939-45 <http://rwebs.net/avhistory/acdesig/uspop.htm>
  • U. S. Army Aircraft Designations 1939-1945 <http://rwebs.net/avhistory/acdesig/usarmy.htm>
              (Includes description of block number)
  • U.S. Military Aircraft Database <http://airplane.designation-systems.net/>
  • Aircraft manufacturer Construction Number (cn or c/n) <http://www.airliners.net/addphotos/cnhelp.inc>
  • Noorduyn UC-64A "Norseman" <http://aeroweb.brooklyn.cuny.edu/specs/noorduyn/uc-64a.htm>
  • List of military aircraft of the United States - Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_military_aircraft_of_the_United_States>


  • Stearman PT-17 "Kaydet" (Primary Trainer)
  • National Museum of the US Air Force - Stearman PT-13D Kaydet - FactSheet <http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=499>
  • Warbird Alley - Boeing / Stearman PT-17 "Kaydet" <http://www.warbirdalley.com/pt17.htm>
  • Boeing / Stearman PT-17 "Kaydet" <http://aeroweb.brooklyn.cuny.edu/specs/stearman/pt-17.htm>


  • Vultee BT-13 "Valiant" (Basic Trainer)
  • National Museum of the US Air Force - Vultee BT-13B Valiant - FactSheet <http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=481>
  • Warbird Alley - Vultee BT-13 Valiant <http://www.warbirdalley.com/bt13.htm>
  • Vultee BT-13A 'Valiant' <http://aeroweb.brooklyn.cuny.edu/specs/vultee/bt-13a.htm>
  • BT-13 Vultee Valiant - WWII Trainer Aircraft History and Information Site <http://www.bt-13.org/>


  • Beech AT-10 "Wichita" (Advanced Trainer)
  • National Museum of the US Air Force - Beech AT-10 Wichita - FactSheet <http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=483>


  • Douglas A-20 "Havoc"
  • National Museum of the US Air Force - Douglas A-20 - FactSheet <http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=2957>
              (See additional FactSheets for other A-20 models)
  • US WarPlanes.net - Douglas A-20 Havoc <http://www.uswarplanes.net/a20.html>
  • Daves Warbirds - Douglas A-20 Havoc <http://www.daveswarbirds.com/usplanes/aircraft/a20havoc.htm>
              (NOTE: Will get extra window to display Daves website's navigational framework in its proper format)
  • Douglas A-20A Havoc Specifications Sheets <http://uncleted.jinak.cz/pdf/db7fam2.pdf>
  • A-20 Havoc - Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A-20_Havoc>


  • Douglas A-26 "Invader"
  • National Museum of the US Air Force - Douglas A-26B - FactSheet <http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=3060>
              (See additional FactSheets for other A-26 models)
  • Smithsonian aircraft - Douglas VB-26B-61-DL Invader <http://www.nasm.si.edu/collections/artifact.cfm?id=A19730751000>
  • Warbird Alley - Douglas A-26 Invader <http://www.warbirdalley.com/a26.htm>
  • US WarPlanes.net - Douglas A-26 Invader <http://www.uswarplanes.net/a26.html>
  • Daves Warbirds - Douglas A-26 Invader <http://www.daveswarbirds.com/usplanes/aircraft/invader.htm>
              (NOTE: Will get extra window to display Daves website's navigational framework in its proper format)
  • New England Air Museum - Douglas A-26C preservation project <http://www.sgamboti.com/cts/a-26_project/index.htm>
  • Preserved US Military Aircraft - Douglas A-26/B-26 Invaders <http://www.coastcomp.com/av/pres/invaders.htm>
  • The Douglas A/B-26 Invader - Martin J Simpson <http://vectaris.net/index.html>
              (Considerable number of pages related to the A-26 (aka B-26 during the Korean War)
  • Zenos Flight Shop Videos - The Douglas A20 Havoc & A-26 Invader DVD <http://www.zenosflightshop.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=A2026DVD>
  • Zenos Warbird Videos - Douglas A-26 Invader <http://www.zenoswarbirdvideos.com/A-26.html>
  • A-26 Invader - Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A-26_Invader>


  • North American B-25 "Mitchell"
  • National Museum of the US Air Force - North American B-25B Mitchell - FactSheet <http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=476>
  • Warbird Alley - North American B-25B Mitchell <http://www.warbirdalley.com/b25.htm>
  • US WarPlanes.net - North American B-25B Mitchell <http://www.uswarplanes.net/b25.html>


  • Martin B-26 "Marauder"
  • National Museum of the US Air Force - Martin B-26G Marauder - FactSheet <http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=500>
  • Warbird Alley - Martin B-26G Marauder <http://www.warbirdalley.com/b26.htm>
  • US WarPlanes.net - Martin B-26 Marauder <http://www.uswarplanes.net/b26.html>


  • Pilot Training
    General
  • National Museum of the US Air Force - AAF Training During WWII - FactSheet <http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=1675>
              (See additional FactSheets on each training level)
  • Pilot Class 43-D Association <http://images.military.com/HomePage/UnitPageHistory/1,13506,701159|700257,00.html>
  • Clint and Mary Metler Thomas's Personal Web - Chapter 5, World War II <http://www.clintnmary.org/CO5-WWII.htm>
              (Includes some info on Fort Logan, Colorado clerical school)
  • Army Air Forces School of Applied Tactics - Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Army_Air_Force_School_of_Applied_Tactics>


  • Preflight
  • Major Vernon G. "Buzz" Grosvenor Biography <http://www.pbyrescue.com/Rescues/Crewmembers/grosvenor.htm>
              (Includes some info on Preflight Pilot Training - Maxwell Field, Alabama)


  • Primary
  • National Museum of the US Air Force - Primary Flying School - FactSheet <http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=1649>


  • Basic
  • National Museum of the US Air Force - Basic Flying School - FactSheet <http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=1491>
  • Bill Collins - Memories of WWII <http://www.highland-ohio.com/bill%20collins%20wwii%20memories%201.htm>
              (Includes some info on Basic and Fort Logan, Colorado clerical school)


  • Advanced
  • National Museum of the US Air Force - Advanced Flying School - FactSheet <http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=1477>


  • Transition
  • National Museum of the US Air Force - Transition Training - FactSheet <http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=1677>


  • Air Fields
    General
  • Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields <http://www.airfields-freeman.com/index.htm>
  • Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields: Colorado: Southeastern Denver area <http://www.airfields-freeman.com/CO/Airfields_CO_Denver_SE.html>
  • Army and Air Force Flying Fields in the USA <http://www.aerofiles.com/usaf-bases.html>
  • Open and Closed Listing of Airports / Airfields - David W. Brooks <http://www.airfieldsdatabase.com/>
  • Open and Closed Listing of Airports / Airfields - David W. Brooks - Military Airfields in WW2 1941-1945 <http://www.airfieldsdatabase.com/WW2/WW2.htm>
  • USAF Installations - Scott D. Murdock <http://www.airforcebase.net/index.html>
              (WWII Army Air Fields and Contract Flying Schools.)
  • Stations [in England] used by the 9th US Air Force <http://www.publicenquiry.co.uk/commands/tc9thbase.html>
  • IX Engineer Command <http://www.ixengineercommand.com/index.php>
              (Includes information on WWII European Airfields)


  • Alliance, NE
  • Alliance Army Air Field <http://www.nebraskahistory.org/publish/markers/texts/alliance_army_air_field.htm>


  • Maxwell Field, AL
  • Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields: Alabama, Montgomery area <http://www.airfields-freeman.com/AL/Airfields_AL_Montgomery.htm>
              (Maxwell Field, Alabama)
  • Marianna Army Air Field Advanced Single Engine School <http://www.kilroywashere.org/004-Pages/Marianna/04-Marianna.html>
              (Includes information on Maxwell Field, Alabama)
  • Maxwell Air Force Base, historically known as Maxwell Field <http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/aviation/max.htm>


  • Souther Field, Americus, GA
  • The New Georgia Encyclopedia - Souther Field <http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-2689>
  • Souther Field Job Approved <http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/read/GASCHLEY/2006-09/1157645838>
              (1940 News article extract on Souther Field, Americus, Georgia)


  • Greenville, MS


    Barksdale Field, Shreveport, LA
  • Barksdale Air Force Base - Barksdale Information - FactSheet <http://www.barksdale.af.mil/library/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=4409>
  • Barksdale Air Force Base - Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barksdale_Air_Force_Base>


  • Will Rogers Field, OK
  • Dedication, Will Rogers Field, Oklahoma City, June 28, 1941. <http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/wpapos:@field(NUMBER%2B@band(cph%2B3f03736))>
  • Greetings from Will Rogers Field, Oklahoma <http://www.route66university.com/photos/postcard_50/slides/wrogers_field.html>
              (Postcard)


  • MacDill and Lakeland Fields, FL
  • GlobalSecurity.org - MacDill AFB, FL <http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/facility/macdill.htm>


  • Columbia Army Air Base, Columbia, SC
  • Columbia Army Air Base, aerial view, in 1943 <http://www.knowitall.org/schistory/IndexResults.cfm?picRefs=B172>


  • Morris Field, Charlotte, NC
  • A History of Morris Field <http://www.cmstory.org/homefront/places/morrisField.htm>
  • Charlotte/Douglas International Airport - Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte/Douglas_International_Airport>
  • Charlotte NC Morris Field 1947 <http://www.flickr.com/photos/tailspin_tommy/523922384/>
              (Flickr photo)


  • Wethersfield, England
  • MDPGA Wethersfield, Essex, England - Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAF_Wethersfield>
              (Includes 416th Bombardment Group info)


  • Chipping Ongar, England
  • RAF Chipping Ongar - Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAF_Chipping_Ongar>
  • Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom Page <http://www.fallingrain.com/world/UK/00/Chipping_Ongar.html>


  • A-55 - Villaroche airfield, Melun, Alsace region, France
  • Melun, France Page <http://www.fallingrain.com/world/FR/A8/Melun.html>
  • Villaroche, France Page <http://www.fallingrain.com/world/FR/A8/Villaroche.html>
  • Melun-Villaroche Airport - Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melun-Villaroche_Airport>


  • A-69 - Laon, France
  • Laon History <http://www.laonafb.com/history.htm>
              (This shows A-69 was "Laon Couvron" and A-70 was "Laon Atheis")
  • LAON, ancient capital of France, and city of future. <http://www.laonnois.com/us/index.html>
  • Laon, France Air Base <http://www.laonafb.com/>
              (Put together by Tom Laseter, son of 668th BG pilot Bill Laseter. See "History" link. This site shows A-69 was "Laon Couvron" and A-70 was "Laon Atheis", but this is reversed from most other references)
  • Laon-Athies Air Base - Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laon/Athies_Airfield>


  • Santa Ana AAB, CA
  • The California State Military Museum - Santa Ana Army Air Base <http://www.militarymuseum.org/SantaAnaAAB.html>


  • General WWII

  • National WWII Memorial, Washington, D.C. <http://www.wwiimemorial.com/>
  • American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) Home Page <http://www.abmc.gov/>
  • Air Force Historical Studies Office <http://www.afhso.af.mil/>
  • History Net <http://www.historynet.com/>
  • HyperWar - A HyperText History of the Second World <http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/>
  • OnWar.com <http://onwar.com/>
              (Chronology, Maps, Tanks, etc.)
  • OnWar.com: Chronology of World War II <http://onwar.com/chrono/index.htm>
  • OnWar.com: Maps of World War II <http://onwar.com/maps/wwii/index.htm>
  • Second World War <http://www.secondworldwar.co.uk/>
              (Review especially War Fatalities by Country)
  • Second World War - World War 2 Links <http://secondworldwar.co.uk/index.php/web-links>
  • The History Place <http://www.historyplace.com/>
  • U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center (USAHEC.ORG) <http://www.carlisle.army.mil/ahec/>
  • U.S. Army War College <http://www.carlisle.army.mil/>
  • The National Archives (NARA) <http://www.archives.gov/>
  • The National Archives (NARA), Access to Archival Databases (ADD) <http://aad.archives.gov/aad/>
  • The National Archives (NARA), Access to Archival Databases (ADD) - WWII Army Enlistment Records 1938-1946 <http://aad.archives.gov/aad/series-list.jsp?cat=WR26>
  • The National Archives (NARA), How to Request Military Service Records <http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/>
  • Library of Congress, American Memory <http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html>
  • Library of Congress, American Memory - War, Military collections <http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/browse/ListSome.php?category=War,+Military>
  • Library of Congress, American Memory - War, Military collections - WWII Military Situation Maps <http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/maps/wwii/>
              (Maps showing Day-by-day troop positions - June 6, 1944 (D-Day) to July 26, 1945.)
  • Lone Sentry <http://www.lonesentry.com/>
              (Photographs, Documents, and Research on World War II)
  • Lone Sentry - "G.I. Stories" Series <http://www.lonesentry.com/gi_stories/index.html>
              (G.I. Stories Series, booklets for Infranty, armored, airborne, air and support divisions, including the 9th Bombardment Division "Time Over Targets" booklet)
  • Ohio State University, Department of History - eHistory <http://ehistory.osu.edu/osu/>
              (Growing collection of histories, including WWII)
  • World War II Database <http://ww2db.com/>
  • World War II Troop Ships <http://ww2troopships.com/>
  • WWII posters - a photoset on Flickr <http://www.flickr.com/photos/bpx/sets/72057594121519817>
  • World War II Poster Collection <http://www.library.northwestern.edu/govinfo/collections/wwii-posters/>
  • Yale Law School, Lillian Goldman Law Library - The Avalon Project, Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy - World War II : Documents <http://avalon.law.yale.edu/subject_menus/wwii.asp>
  • Teacher Ozs Kingdom of History <http://www.teacheroz.com/index.htm>
  • Teacher Ozs World War II <http://www.teacheroz.com/wwii.htm>
              (Great starting point for other sites)
  • New England Flight Museum <http://sgamboti.com/cts/a-26_project/>
  • New York Military Affairs Symposium <http://bobrowen.com/nymas/>
  • B-26 Marauder Men <http://www.b26.com/>
              (B26.COM is dedicated to Martin B-26 Marauder Men who fought in World War 2)
  • German Propaganda <http://www.calvin.edu/cas/gpa/ww2era.htm >
  • German Propaganda Leaflets from D-Day <http://www.calvin.edu/cas/gpa/ww2leaf.htm>
  • Zeno's WWII Links <http://www.zenoswarbirdvideos.com/World_War_II_Aviation_Link.html>
  • Internet Archive Wayback Machine - www.web-birds.com <http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.web-birds.com>
  • Pearl Harbor Map - Dec 7, 1941 <http://www.planetware.com/map/pearl-harbor-map-us-hipehb.htm>


  • Chronologies

  • Combat Chronology of the USAAF <http://www.usaaf.net/chron/>
  • Combat Chronology of the USAAF <http://paul.rutgers.edu/~mcgrew/wwii/usaf/html/>
  • The Army Air Forces in World War II: Combat Chronology <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100525-035.pdf>
              (PDF file)
  • The U.S. Army in World War II: Chronology, 1941-1945 <http://www.history.army.mil/html/books/011/11-1/CMH_Pub_11-1.pdf>
              (U.S. Army's Office of the Chief of Military History. (PDF file))
  • The History Place - WWII Timeline <http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/timeline/ww2time.htm>
  • OnWar.com: Chronology of World War II <http://onwar.com/chrono/index.htm>
  • ibiblio.org - WWII Chronology files <http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/academic/history/marshall/military/airforce/wwii_chronology/>
  • A Timeline of World War II <http://www.usa-people-search.com/content-a-timeline-of-world-war-ii.aspx>
  • HistoryCentral.com, World War II Timeline <http://www.historycentral.com/ww2/39to40.html>


  • Battles and Campaigns

  • General <http://www.45thdivision.org/CampaignsBattles/battles.htm>
  • Rhineland 15 Sep 1944 - 21 Mar 1945 <http://www.45thdivision.org/CampaignsBattles/rhineland.htm>
  • Allied advance from Paris to the Rhine (Germany west of the Rhine) - Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhineland_Campaign#Germany_west_of_the_Rhine>
  • Ardennes-Alsace (aka "Battle of the Bulge") 16 Dec 1944 - 25 Jan 1945 <http://www.45thdivision.org/CampaignsBattles/ardennes_alsace.htm>
  • Battle of the Bulge - Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ardennes_Offensive>
  • Central Europe 22 Mar 1945 - 11 May 1945 <http://www.45thdivision.org/CampaignsBattles/central_europe.htm>
  • Western Allied invasion of Germany - Wikipedia <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Europe_Campaign>


  • Medals

  • Air Force Combat Medals, Streamers, and Campaigns <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100525-062.pdf>
  • Medals of America <http://www.usmedals.com/>
  • Ribbon Devices <http://www.gruntsmilitary.com/devices.shtml>
  • About the Service Flag <http://www.serviceflags.com/about.htm>
  • Information about the Service Flag and Button <http://www.gideonflags.com/service_flag.htm>


  • Miscellaneous

  • Official Homepage of the U.S. Army <http://www.army.mil/>
  • ibiblio.org - The public's library and digital archive <http://www.ibiblio.org/>
  • Global Gazetteer <http://www.fallingrain.com/world/index.html>
  • Internet Archive Wayback Machine <http://www.archive.org/web/web.php>
              (Archived web pages since 1999. Go here if you have a URL that is no longer valid, an archived copy of the web page(s) may exist)
  • Military Spec Manuals on CD <http://www.milspecmanuals.com/>
  • Traditions Military Videos -- Your Source for Hard to Find Military Videos <http://www.militaryvideo.com/>


  • Message Boards

  • Army Air Forces Forum <http://forum.armyairforces.com/>


  • Books
    General
  • Air Force Combat Units of World War II <http://bobrowen.com/nymas/usaaf1.html>
              (ONLINE, full text searchable. This is Volume 1 of 8 - See additional volumes.)
  • U.S. Government Online Bookstore <http://bookstore.gpo.gov/>
  • U.S. Army Air Forces Continental Airfields (ETO) D Day to V-E Day <http://www.afhra.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-081010-026.pdf>
  • U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center (USAHEC.ORG) <http://www.carlisle.army.mil/AHEC/index.cfm>
  • abebooks.com <http://www.abebooks.com>
  • Stone & Stone Second World War Books <http://stonebooks.com/bib/index.shtml>
              (An online database of WORLD WAR II books and information)
  • Douglas A-26 Invader (Warbird Tech, Vol. 22) <http://www.warbirdalley.com/a26.htm>
              (by Frederick A. Johnsen, Paperback, 100 pages. Published 1999 by Specialty Press Publishers, Price: $11.87. A technical look at the strengths and weaknesses of the A-26 Invader through technical manual excerpts, cutaway diagrams, photos and more.)


  • Air Force Historical Studies Office Publications
  • Air Force Historical Studies Office Title Index <http://www.afhso.af.mil/booksandpublications/titleindex.asp>
              (See particularly "The Army Air Forces in World War II - 7 volumes", "The Army Air Forces in World War II - Combat Chronology", "Air Force Combat Medals, Streamers, and Campaigns", "Air Force Combat Units of World War II", "Condensed analysis of the Ninth Air Force in the European Theater of Operations")
  • The Army Air Forces in World War II: Combat Chronology <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100525-035.pdf>
  • The Army Air Forces in World War II: Volume 1 - Plans and Early Operations: Jan 1939-Aug 1942 <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101105-005.pdf>
  • The Army Air Forces in World War II: Volume 2 - Europe: Torch to Pointblank: Aug 1942-Dec 1943 <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101105-006.pdf>
  • The Army Air Forces in World War II: Volume 3 - Europe: Argument to V-E Day: Jan 1944-May 1945 <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101105-007.pdf>
  • The Army Air Forces in World War II: Volume 4 - The Pacific: Guadalcanal to Saipan: Aug 1942-Jul 1944 <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101105-010.pdf>
  • The Army Air Forces in World War II: Volume 5 - The Pacific: Matterhorn to Nagasaki: Jun 1944-Aug 1945 <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101105-012.pdf>
  • The Army Air Forces in World War II: Volume 6 - Men and Planes <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101105-019.pdf>
  • The Army Air Forces in World War II: Volume 7 - Services Around the World <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101105-020.pdf>
  • Air Force Combat Units of World War II <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100921-044.pdf>
  • Combat Squadrons of the Air Force: World War II <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101202-002.pdf>
  • Air Force Combat Medals, Streamers, and Campaigns <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100525-062.pdf>
  • Air Force Bases: Vol. II: Air Bases Outside of the United States of America <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100525-060.pdf>
  • A Concise History of the U.S. Air Force <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-070227-059.pdf>
  • 7 December 1941: The Air Force Story <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100917-040.pdf>
  • Air Force Roles and Missions: A History <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100922-020.pdf>
  • Airlift and Airborne Operations in World War II <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100922-024.pdf>
  • Army Air Forces Medical Services in World War II <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100923-014.pdf>
  • Building a Strategic Air Force, 1945-1953 <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100924-009.pdf>
  • Case Studies in the Development of Close Air Support <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100924-035.pdf>
  • Citizen Airmen: A History of the Air Force Reserve, 1946-1994 <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101201-044.pdf>
  • Condensed Analysis of the Ninth Air Force in the European Theater of Operations <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100924-018.pdf>
  • D-Day 1944: Air Power Over the Normandy Beaches and Beyond <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100924-019.pdf>
  • Leaping the Atlantic Wall: Army Air Forces Campaigns in Western Europe, 1942-1945 <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100928-014.pdf>
  • Locating Air Force Base Sites: History's Legacy <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100928-010.pdf>
  • Medical Support of the Army Air Forces in World War II <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101203-018.pdf>
  • One Hundred Years of Flight: USAF Chronology of Significant Air And Space Events 1903-2002 <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-091021-026.pdf>
  • Organization and Lineage of the United States Air Force <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100928-056.pdf>
  • Planning and Organizing the Postwar Air Force, 1943-1947 <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100928-062.pdf>
  • Preemptive Defense: Allied Air Power Versus Hitler's V-Weapons, 1943-1945 <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100928-063.pdf>
  • Prelude to the Total Force: Air National Guard, 1943-1969 <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100928-065.pdf>
  • Reflections and Remembrances: Veterans of the United States Army Air Forces Reminisce About WWII <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101027-038.pdf>
  • Significant Milestones in Air Force History <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101027-024.pdf>
  • The Air Force Integrates, 1945-1964 <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100525-063.pdf>
  • The Strategic Air War Against Germany and Japan <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100929-053.pdf>
  • Training to Fly: Military Flight Training, 1907-1945 <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101202-020.pdf>
  • United States Air Force and the Culture of Innovation, 1945-1965 <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100526-019.pdf>
  • The United States Air Force and Its Antecedents Published and Printed Unit Histories: A Bibliography <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101004-052.pdf>
  • United States Air Force History: An Annotated Bibliography <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101104-006.pdf>
  • Winged Shield, Winged Sword: A History of the United States Air Force , vol 1 <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101006-029.pdf>
  • Winged Shield, Winged Sword: A History of the United States Air Force , vol 2 <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101105-002.pdf>
  • Wings At War series: Airborne Assault on Holland <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100921-025.pdf>
  • Wings At War series: Air-Ground Teamwork on the Western Front <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100922-021.pdf>
  • Wings At War series: Pacific Counterblow: the 11th Bombardment Group and the 67th Fighter Squadron in the Battle of Guadalcanal <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100928-058.pdf>
  • Wings At War series: Sunday Punch in Normandy <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100929-060.pdf>
  • Wings At War series: The AAF in Northwest Africa <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100921-007.pdf>
  • Wings At War series: The AAF in the Invasion of Southern France <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100921-009.pdf>
  • With Courage: The United States Army Air Forces in World War II <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101202-024.pdf>
  • Billy Mitchell: Stormy Petrel of the Air <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100525-082.pdf>
  • Carl A. Spaatz and the Air War in Europe <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-101012-035.pdf>
  • HAP: Henry H. Arnold, Military Aviator <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100927-038.pdf>
  • Hoyt S. Vandenberg: The Life of a General <http://www.afhso.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100927-032.pdf>


  • Numbered USAF Historical Studies
  • Air Force Historical Research Agency, Maxwell AFB, Alabama <http://www.afhra.af.mil/index.asp>
  • Numbered USAF Historical Studies <http://www.afhra.af.mil/studies/index.asp>
              (Online PDF files of microfilmed books)
  • Initial Selection of Candidates for Pilot, Bombardier, and Navigator Training, by Robert L. Thompson (1943). 66 pages. (# 2) <http://www.afhra.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-090602-023.pdf>
  • The Development of Tactical Doctrines at AAFSAT [Army Air Forces School of Applied Tactics] and AAFTAC [Army Air Forces Tactical Center], by Joseph Reither (1944). 107 pages. (# 13) <http://www.afhra.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-090602-037.pdf>
  • Pilot Transition to Combat Aircraft, by Betty J. McNarney (1944). 260 pages. (# 18) <http://www.afhra.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-090602-044.pdf>
  • Ninth Air Force in the ETO [European Theater of Operations], 16 October 1943 to 16 April 1944, by John F. Ramsey (1945). 229 pages. (# 32) <http://www.afhra.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-090602-071.pdf>
  • Ninth Air Force, April to November 1944, by Robert H. George (1945). 375 pages. (# 36) <http://www.afhra.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-090602-084.pdf>
  • Preflight Training in the AAF, 1939-1944, by Thomas H. Greer (1946). 276 pages. (# 48) <http://www.afhra.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-090602-105.pdf>
  • Basic Military Training in the AAF, 1939-1944, by Howard D. Williams (1946). 205 pages. (#49) <http://www.afhra.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-090602-106.pdf>
  • Organization of AAF Training Activities, 1939-1945, by Martha E. Layman (1946). 67 pages. (# 53) <http://www.afhra.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-090529-105.pdf>
  • Combat Crew and Unit Training in the AAF, 1939-1945, by Jerry White (1949). 147 pages. (# 61) <http://www.afhra.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-090601-030.pdf>
  • Development of AAF Base Facilities in the United States, 1939-1945, by Robert F. Futrell (1951). 263 pages. (# 69) <http://www.afhra.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-090601-058.pdf>
  • The Preflight Schools in World War II, by W. Eugene Hollon (1953). 229 pages. (# 90) <http://www.afhra.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-090601-131.pdf>
  • Airborne Operations in World War II, European Theater, John C. Warren (1956). 239 pages. (# 97) <http://www.afhra.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-090602-016.pdf>




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