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WE WENT TO WAR:  REFERENCES


        CURRENT HISTORIES OF 380TH BOMB GROUP (H)

1. THE FLYING CIRCUS - 380TH BOMB GROUP, by James E. Fain, Jr., Howard L. Bergman, Grant C. Cannon and Julian A. Riser, Intelligence Officers of the 380th Bomb Group, Commanday-Roth Co., New York, NY, 1946, 190 pp. Reprinted 1988.
2. KING OF THE HEAVIES - 380TH BOMB GROUP, 1942-1945, by Glenn R. Horton, Jr., and Gary L. Horton. Library of Congress Card Number 83-90348. Privately published, 1983, 184 pp.
3. THE BEST IN THE SOUTHWEST - THE 380TH BOMB GROUP IN WORLD WAR II, by Glenn R. Horton, Jr., Library of Congress Card Number 95-079703, ISBN 0-9645959-0-7. Mosie Publications, Savage, MN, 1995, 513 pp.
  Please note that all three of these books are out of print.  Please check military bookstores/libraries, eBay, and other resources for available copies.
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    GENERAL REFERENCES ON THE B-24

1. THE B-24 LIBERATOR, by Allan G. Blue, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1975. ISBN 0-684-14508-1, Library of Congress Card Number 75-21664.
2. LIBERATOR, AMERICA'S GLOBAL BOMBER, by Alwyn T. Lloyd, Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, Inc., Missoula, MT, 1993. ISBN 0-929521-82-X, Library of Congress Card Number 93-86687.
3. CONSOLIDATED B-24 LIBERATOR, by John M. and Donna Campbell, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Atgless, PA, 1993. ISBN 0-88740-452-9, Library of Congress Card Number 92-62298.
4. B-24 LIBERATOR IN DETAIL, Vol. 64, A Detail and Scale Aviation Publication. Squadron/Signal Publications, Carrollton, TX, 2000.

    GENERAL HISTORIES OF THE USE OF THE B-24

1. UNDER THE SOUTHERN CROSS; THE B-24 LIBERATOR IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC, by Bob Livingston, Turner Publishing Co., Paducah, KY, 1998. ISBN 1-56311-432-1, Library of Congress Card Number 98-60773.
2. B-24 LIBERATOR UNITS OF THE PACIFIC WAR, by Robert F. Dorr, Osprey Publishing, Oxford, 1999. ISBN 1-85532-781-3.
3. LOG OF THE LIBERATORS, Steve Birdsall, Doubleday, Garden City, NY, 1973. ISBN 0-385-03870-4, Library of Congress Card Number 74-173267.
4. B-24 LIBERATOR, AIR PROGRESS SPECIAL - 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE B-24, Air Progress Magazine, Vol. 2, 1989, Special Issue.
5. LIBERATOR LORE, NOSE ART, AIR MUSEUM JOURNAL, Vol. 2, 1989, Frederick A. Johnson, Editor, Museum Aeronautica, Tacoma, WA.
6. COMBAT LEGEND, B-24 LIBERATOR, by Martin Bowman, Airlife Publishing Ltd., Shrewsbury, UK, 2003, ISBN 1-54037-403-9, 96 pp.
7. PRODUCTION LINE TO FRONT LINE, #4, CONSOLIDATED B-24 LIBERATOR, by Michael O'Leary, Osprey Publishing, Osceola, WI, ISBN 1-84176-023-4, 144 pp.
8. B-24 LIBERATOR, Rugged but Right, by Frederick A. Johnsen, McGraw-Hill, New York, NY 1999, ISBN 0-07-1344489, 139 pp.
9. WINGS OF MORNING, by Thomas Childers, Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, 1995, ISBN 0-201-48310-6, 276 pp. (Not Pacific but the best B-24 War Story there is.)

    DIRECTORIES OF B-24 AIRCRAFT

1. B-24 NOSE ART NAME DIRECTORY, by Wallace R. Forman, Specialty Press, North Branch, MN, 1977. ISBN 1-58007-003-5, Library of Congress Card Number 97-61943.
2. The B-24/PB4Y IN COMBAT, by Rhodes Arnold, PIMA PAISANO Publications, Reserve, NM, Undated. ISBN 0-9619253-3-7.
3. TALISMAN, by John M. and Donna Campbell, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., W. Chester, PA, 1992. ISBN 0-88740-414-6.
4. B-24 LIBERATOR, COMBAT AND DEVELOPMENT HISTORY OF THE LIBERATOR AND PRIVATEER, by Frederick A. Johnsen, WARBIRD HISTORY, Motorbooks, Osceola, WI, 1993. ISBN 0-87938-758-0.

            BOOKS ON PACIFIC B-24s
1. THE JOLLY ROGERS, The 90th Bombardment Group in the Southwest Pacific, 1942-1944.  Stocklain, Segal, Barr and Silvering, Scheffer Publishing, Ltd., Atglen, PA, Reprinted 1997, ISBN 0-7643-0258-2, 112 pp.
2. COMBAT LEGEND, B-24 LIBERATOR, by Martin Bowman, Airlife publishing Ltd., Shrewsbury, UK, 2003, ISBN 1-54037-403-9, 96 pp.
3. PRODUCTION LINE TO FRONT LINE, #4, CONSOLIDATED B-24 LIBERATOR, by Michael O'Leary, Osprey Publishing, Osceola, WI, ISBN 1-84176-023-4, 144 pp.
4. TRUSCOTT, A Diary of Australia's Secret Wartime Kimberley Airbase, 1943-1946, by John & Carol Beasy, Australian Military History Publications, Loftus NSW, Australia, 1995, 303 pp.
5. B-24 LIBERATOR, Rugged but Right, by Frederick A. Johnsen, McGraw-Hill, New York, NY 1999, ISBN 0-07-1344489, 139 pp.
6. THE JOLLY ROGERS, History of the 90th Bomb Group During WWII, by John G. Alcorn, Historical Aviation Album, Temple City, CA, 1991, ISBN 0-911852-89-1, 212 pp.
7. LEGACY OF THE 90TH BOMB GROUP, by Wiley O. Woods, Jr., Turner Publishing Company, Paducah, KY, 1994, ISBN 1-56311-151-9, 208 pp.
8. GOOD FORTUNE FLEW WITH ME, by John W. Carroll, Privately Published, 2001, Blacktown, NSW, Australia, 252 pp.
9. WORLD WAR II B-24 SNOOPERS, by Stephen M. Perrone, New Jersey Sportsman's Guides, Somerdale, NJ, 2003, ISBN 1-887544-02-X, 291 pp.
10. BOSTON, MITCHELL AND LIBERATOR IN AUSTRALIAN SERVICE, by Stewart Wilson, Aerospace Publications, PTY Ltd., Weston Creek, ACT, Australia, 1992, 155 pp.
11. TEN KNIGHTS IN A BAR ROOM, Missing in Action in the Southwest Pacific, 1943, by Michael J. Cundiff, Iowa State University Press, Ames, IA, 1990, ISBN 0-8138-1736-6, 118 pp.
12. ONE DAMNED ISLAND AFTER ANOTHER, Saga of the 7th, by Clive Howard and Joe Whitley, University of North Carolina Press, NC, 1946, 403 pp.
13. UP THE SLOT, by Samuel I. Walker, Walker Publishers, Oklahoma City, OK, 1984, Library of Congress Card No. 83-83264, 292 pp.
14. MOROTAI, by John Bowman, Sunflower University Press, Manhattan, KS, 1981, ISBN 0-385-15586-7, 283 pp.


            NOSE ART SPECIFICALLY
1. VINTAGE NOSE ART, Gary M. Volant, Motorbooks International, Osceola, WI, 1987. ISBN 0-87938-266-X, Library of Congress Card Number 87-20360.



Editors, History Project

Theodore J. Williams (deceased)
West Lafayette IN USA

Barbara Gotham
West Lafayette IN USA
380th.ww2@gmail.com


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