Reference

Books

  • Angeli, Giannino [a cura di] (2001), Il diario di Bolla (Francesco de Gregori). Udine: Federazione italiana volontari della libertà, Associazione partigiani “Osoppo Friuli”.
  • Arena, Nino (1978), La Regia Aeronautica 1943-1946. Parte prima: dall’armistizio alla cobelligeranza. Modena: S.T.E.M. – Mucchi. ISBN 88-7000-005-2.
  • Boccazzi, Cino (1947), Col di Luna. Treviso: Libreria Editrice Canova.
  • Brown, Johnny [introduced by] (1993), Caterpillar Association of the United States. Paducah: Turner Publishing Company. ISBN 1-56311-031-8.
  • Churchill, Winston Spencer (1949), The Second World War. Volume II. Their Finest Hour. London: Cassel & Co.
  • Churchill, Winston Spencer (1952), The Second World War. Volume V. Closing the Ring. London: Cassel & Co.
  • Crosby, Francis (2006), The World Encyclopedia of Fighters and Bombers. London: Lorenz Books, Anness Publishing. ISBN 978-0-7548-1616-4.
  • Deakin, F. William D. (1971), The Embattled Mountain. London: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-215175-4.
  • Dorr, Robert F. (2000), B-24 Liberator Units of the Fifteenth Air Force. Oxford: Osprey Publishing. ISBN 978-1-84176-081-0.
  • Earle, John (2005), The Price of Patriotism. Hove: Book Guild. ISBN 978-1-857-76858-9.
  • Forman, Wallace R. (1996), B-24 Nose Art Name Directory. North Branch: Specialty Press Publishers and Wholesalers. ISBN 1-58007-003-5.
  • Franks, Norman L. R. (1976), Double Mission. RAF Fighter Ace and SOE Agent Manfred Czernin. London: William Kimber & Co. ISBN 0-7183-0254-0.
  • Irwin, Will (2005), The Jedburghs. The Secret History of the Allied Special Forces, France 1944. New York: PublicAffairs, Perseus Books Group. ISBN 978-1-58648-307-4.
  • Leary, William M. (1995), Fueling the Fires of Resistance. Army Air Forces Special Operations in the Balkans during World War II. Bolling Air Force Base, DC: Air Force History and Museums Program, Air Force History Support Office. ISBN 0-16-061364-7.
  • MacCloskey, Monro (1966), Secret Air Missions. Counterinsurgency Operations in Southern Europe. New York: Richards Rosen Press.
  • Mackenzie, William J. M. (2000), The Secret History of SOE: The Special Operations Executive 1940-1945. London: St Ermin’s Press. ISBN 1-903608-11-2.
  • Macpherson, Ronald Thomas Stewart “Tommy” and Bath, Richard (2010), Behind Enemy Lines. Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing Company. ISBN 978-1-84596-636-2.
  • Mann, Robert A. (2008), Aircraft record cards of the United States Air Force. Jefferson: McFarland & Company. ISBN 978-0-7864-3782-5.
  • McKay, Sinclair [introduced by] (2014), The British Spy Manual. The authentic Special Operations Executive (SOE) Guide for WWII. London: Aurum Press. ISBN 978-1-78131-402-9.
  • Merrick, Kenneth A. (1989), Fligths of the Forgotten. Special Duties Operations in World War Two. London: Arms and Armour Press. ISBN 1-85409-029-1.
  • Meulstee, Louis and Staritz, Rudolf F. (2004), Wireless for the Warrior. Volume 4. Clandestine Radio. Ferndown: Wimborne Publishing. ISBN 0952063 36 0.
  • Millar, Florence Norah (1993), The ‘Signor Kiwi’ saga. Gisborne: Paul Day. ISBN 0-473-02022-X.
  • Padoan, Giovanni “Vanni” (1965), Abbiamo lottato insieme. Partigiani italiani e sloveni al confine orientale. Udine: Del Bianco Editore.
  • Padoan, Giovanni “Vanni” (1984), Un’epopea partigiana alla frontiera tra due mondi. Udine: Del Bianco Editore.
  • Piffer, Tommaso (2010), Gli Alleati e la Resistenza italiana. Bologna: Società editrice il Mulino. ISBN 978-88-15-13335-9.
  • Richards, Charles W. (1999), The Second was First. Bend: Maverick Publications. ISBN 0-9675054-0-2.
  • Ridgen, Denis [introduced by] (2004), How to be a spy: The World War II SOE training manual. Toronto: Dundurn Press. ISBN 1-55002-505-8.
  • Schwab, Gerald (1996), OSS agents in Hitler’s heartland: destination Innsbruck. Westport: Praeger Publishers. ISBN 0-275-95470-6.
  • Sebastian, Peter (1986), I Servizi Segreti Speciali Britannici e l’Italia (1940-45). Roma: Bonacci Editore. ISBN 88-7573-104-7.
  • Simons, Graham M. (2012), Consolidated B-24 Liberator. Barnsley: Pen & Sword Books. ISBN 978-1-84884-644-9.
  • SOE Secret Operations Manual (1993). Boulder: Paladin Press. ISBN 978-0-87364-744-1.
  • Stafford, David (2012), Mission Accomplished. SOE and Italy 1943-1945. London: Vintage. ISBN 978-0-099-53183-8.
  • Straulino, Luigi (1978), Il Servizio Tecnico Caccia nella guerra di liberazione. Roma: Edizioni dell’Ateneo & Bizzarri.
  • Tilman, H. W. (1946), When Men & Mountains Meet. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Wilmot, Chester (1953), La lotta per l’Europa. Milano: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore.

 

Reports, studies and military monographs

  • Condit, D. M. (1954), Allied Supplies for Italian Partisans during World War II. Technical Memorandum ORO-T-269. Washington: Operations Research Office and The Johns Hopkins University.
  • Fish, Robert W. (1990), Memories of the 801st/492nd Bombardment Group “Carpetbaggers”. San Antonio: 801st/492nd Bombardment Group Association.
  • Freeman, Paul J. (1997), The Cinderella front: Allied special air operations in Yugoslavia during World War II. Research paper AU/ACSC/0150A/97-03. Montgomery, AL: Maxwell Air Force Base, The Research Department, Air Command and Staff College.
  • MacCloskey, Monro (1945), The 885th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) (Special) in World War II. Volume I. April 1944 – March 1945. USAAF Headquarters, Mediterranean Theater of Operations.
  • MacCloskey, Monro (1945), The 885th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) (Special) in World War II. Volume II. April 1945 – 6 September 1945. USAAF Headquarters, Mediterranean Theater of Operations.
  • Matteson, Thomas T. (1977), An analysis of the circumstances surrounding the rescue and evacuation of Allied aircrewmen from Yugoslavia, 1941-1945.  Research report summary No. 128. Montgomery, AL: Maxwell Air Force Base, Air University, Air War College.
  • Maurer, Maurer [editor] (1982), Combat Squadrons of the Air Force, World War II. Washington: Albert F. Simpson Historical Research Center and Office of Air Force History, Headquarters USAF.
  • Ministero dell’Aeronautica, Guida dell’aeronauta. Volume I. Aeroporti per aeroplani, per dirigibili e campi di fortuna. Roma: Provveditorato generale dello Stato, 1926.
  • Moore, Bernard Victor II (1992), The secret air war over France. USAAF Special Operations Units in the French Campaign of 1944. Montgomery, AL: Maxwell Air Force Base, Air University, School of Advanced Airpower Studies.
  • Simpson, Albert F. [editor] (1968), Combat Crew Rotation. World War II and Korean War, Historical Studies Branch, USAF Historical Division. Montgomery, AL: Maxwell Air Force Base, Air University, Aerospace Studies Institute.
  • Tebbutt, Roy (2014), Aircraft lost on Allied Force’s Special Duty Operations & Associated Roll of Honour. Harrington: Carpetbagger Aviation Museum.
  • War Department Technical Manual TM 12-406, Officer Classification, Commissioned and Warrant. Washington: United States War Department, 1946.
  • War Department Technical Manual TM 12-427, Military Occupational Classification of Enlisted Personnel. Washington: United States War Department, 1944.
  • Warren, Harris G. (1947), Special Operations: AAF Aid to European Resistance Movements 1943-1945. AAFRH-21. Washington: Headquarters, Army Air Forces. Air Historical Office.

 

Proceedings and yearbooks

  • Bajc, Gorazd. Misije Special Operations Executive med italijanskimi partizani v Furlaniji in Karniji (1944-1945) ter njihova percepcija problema jugoslovansko-italijanske razmejitve, in Prispevki za novejšo zgodovino, letnik XLV, številka 1, 2005. p. 115 – 130. Ljubljana: Inštitut za novejšo zgodovino.
  • Basilicata, Vincenzo. Le missioni alleate in Friuli, in Storia contemporanea in Friuli. Udine: Istituto friulano per la storia del movimento di liberazione, anno XIX, n. 20, 1989, p. 237.
  • Fondazione Corpo Volontari della Libertà &  Veterans Association of OSS, Gli Americani e la guerra di liberazione in Italia. Office of Strategic Services (OSS) e la Resistenza italiana.  Atti (proceedings) del convegno internazionale di studi storici. Venezia, 17-18 ottobre 1994. Venezia: Istituto veneziano per la storia della Resistenza.
  • Godwin, David (1990), The British Mission to East Friuli, in Atti (proceedings) del convegno di studio “No. 1 Special Force and Italian Resistance” tenutosi a Bologna, 28-30 aprile 1987, sotto gli auspici dell’Università di Bologna, nell’ambito delle celebrazioni per il IX Centenario. Volume II. Bologna: Editrice CLUEB.
  • Hargreaves, Harry (1990), The Sermon Mission to Friuli, in Atti (proceedings) del convegno di studio “No. 1 Special Force and Italian Resistance” tenutosi a Bologna, 28-30 aprile 1987, sotto gli auspici dell’Università di Bologna, nell’ambito delle celebrazioni per il IX Centenario. Volume II. Bologna: Editrice CLUEB.
  • Moretti, Aldo, Le missioni militari alleate e italiane nel periodo della Resistenza in Friuli, in Storia contemporanea in Friuli. Udine: Istituto friulano per la storia del movimento di liberazione, anno III, n. 4, 1973, p. 221.
  • Peterson A. H., Reinhardt, G. C. and Conger, E. E. [editor] (1963), Symposium on the Role of Airpower in Counterinsurgency and Unconventional Warfare: Unconventional Warfare in the Mediterranean Theater. Memorandum RM-3656-PR. Santa Monica: RAND Corporation.
  • Taylor, Ronald (1990), The British Sermon Two Mission to Friuli, in Atti (proceedings) del convegno di studio “No. 1 Special Force and Italian Resistance” tenutosi a Bologna, 28-30 aprile 1987, sotto gli auspici dell’Università di Bologna, nell’ambito delle celebrazioni per il IX Centenario. Volume II. Bologna: Editrice CLUEB.
  • The Royal Purple Yearbook (1943). Manhattan: Kansas State College of Agricolture and Applied Science.

 

Periodicals

  • Boone, Andrew R., Our Consolidated B-24 bomber carries a promise of deliverance to the world in Popular Science, Vol. 142, No. 5, May 1943. Popular Science Publishing Co, New York, NY. ISSN 0161-7370.
  • Dvorak, Darrell F., USAF Special Operations Heritage: Colonel Cliff Heflin and his WWII ‘Carpetbaggers’, in Air Power History, Vol. 62, No. 1, Spring 2015. Air Force Historical Foundation, Clinton, MD.
  • Lah, Boris in All’ombra del Canin (Tau Cianynowe Sinze), bollettino parrocchiale, anno 71°, n. 4, 1998. Resia, UD.
  • Markel, Bud, Aircraft Operated by the 461st & 484th Bomb Groups during WWII, a Compilation, in The Torretta Flyer, No. 24, Summer-Fall 1993. 484th Bomb Group Association, Redondo Beach, CA.
  • Powell, Hickman, Look Out, Hitler in Popular Science, Vol. 142, No. 5, May 1943. Popular Science Publishing Co, New York, NY. ISSN 0161-7370.
  • Rellihan, Nancy, 885th Bombardment Squadron (H) (Special). Top Secret missions in Cottontales, Vol. 15, No. 3, June 2008. 450th Bombardment Group (H) Association, Liberty, MO.
  • The Jewish Criterion, Vol. 115, No. 13, January 20, 1950. Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Wong, Lydia, 2nd Lieutenant Irving Basil Reider (1923-44) in The Harbordite, Harbord Club Newsletter, No. 70, June 2014. Toronto, ON.
  • Zuzzi, Tommaso in All’ombra del Canin (Tau Cianynowe Sinze), bollettino parrocchiale, anno 76°, 2003. Resia, UD.
  • Zuzzi, Tommaso, Insieme li abbiamo ricordati in All’ombra del Canin (Tau Cianynowe Sinze), bollettino parrocchiale, anno 78°, n. 4, 2005. Resia, UD.

 

Newspapers

  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, PA: 14 Feb 1941, 4.
  • The Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA: 14 Feb 1941, 17.
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, PA: 16 Dec 1942, 28.
  • L’Echo d’Alger, Alger, Algérie: 9 Sep 1944, 2.
  • The Lowell Sun, Lowell, MA: 30 Sep 1944, 8.
  • The Lowell Sun, Lowell, MA: 5 Oct 1944, 4.
  • Southtown Economist, Chicago, IL: 15 Oct 1944, 12.
  • The Lowell Sun, Lowell, MA: 6 Nov 1944, 4.
  • Southtown Economist. Southtown, Chicago, IL: 8 Nov 1944, 1.
  • Hutchinson News-Herald, Hutchinson, KS: 6 Dec 1944.
  • The Lowell Sun, Lowell, MA: 14 Dec 1944, 27.
  • The Lowell Sun, Lowell, MA: 24 Oct 1945, 12.
  • The Lowell Sun, Lowell, MA: 23 Nov 1949, 3.
  • The Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA: 24 Jan 1950, 24.
  • The Lowell Sun, Lowell, MA: 12 Apr 1973, 37.

 

Archive documents

  • 885th Bombardment Squadron (H) (SPL), Staff Journal. From 0800 16 October 1944 To 0800 17 October 1944. Record Group 18, Entry 7A, Box 3672, 3674, 3675. Washington, DC: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.
  • 885th Bombardment Squadron (H) (SPL), Mission Reports. Record Group 18, Entry 7A, Box 3672, 3674, 3675. Washington, DC: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.
  • Applications for Headstones for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1941. Microfilm publication M1916, 134 rolls. Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, Record Group 92. Washington, DC: The National Archives and Records Administration.
  • Brown, Oswald Arthur (1987), A Jedburgh in Italy, private papers (unpublished), document 03/24/1 (1267), catalogued 2003-04. London: Imperial War Museum Archives; 28 p.
  • Brown, Oswald Arthur (1991), The Jedburghs: A Short History, private papers (unpublished), document 03/24/1 (1267), catalogued 2003-04. London: Imperial War Museum Archives; 32 p.
  • Brown, Oswald Arthur (1996), Some Notes on Jedburgh “Quinine”, private papers (unpublished), document 03/24/1 (1267), catalogued 2003-04. London: Imperial War Museum Archives; 93 p.
  • Collier, Samuel L. (2003), Oral history (transcript text). Recorder: Williams, Edward B. Library of Congress Veteran History Project, Newton Gresham Library. Huntsville: Sam Houston State University.
  • Feilner, Raymond F. [compiler] (1944), Missing Air Crew Report No. 9444. Office of the Operations Officer, 885th BS (H) (Sp), USA: USAAF, Oct 10, 1944; 8 p.
  • Hanson, Herbert C. [compiler] (1944), Missing Air Crew Report No. 9679. Office of the Operations Officer, 885th BS (H) (Sp), USA: USAAF, Oct 22, 1944; 4 p.
  • Hargreaves, Harry (1991), IWM interview. Recorder: Wood, Conrad. Catalogue number: 12158. Production date: 1991-07-25. London: Imperial War Museum.
  • Interment Control Forms, 1928–1962, A1 2110-B. Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General, 1774–1985, Record Group 92. College Park: The National Archives at College Park, Maryland.
  • Lettera circolare (1944), Comando generale del Corpo Volontari per la libertà, Comitato di Liberazione Nazionale. Udine: archivio dell’Istituto Friulano per la Storia del Movimento di liberazione; fondo: Fornasir Ardito; fascicolo: CVL comando generale; busta 3, n. 50.
  • Macpherson, Ronald Thomas Stuart ‘Tommy’(1998), IWM interview. Recorder: Wood, Conrad. Catalogue number: 17912. Production date: 1998-02-14. London: Imperial War Museum.
  • Macpherson, Ronald Thomas Stuart ‘Tommy’, Lettera a Francesco de Gregori (Bolla), 23 January 1945. Udine: archivio dell’Istituto Friulano per la Storia del Movimento di liberazione; fondo: Resistenza italiana sul confine orientale; fascicolo: missioni inglesi in Friuli; n. 3.
  • Macpherson, Ronald Thomas Stuart ‘Tommy’, Report on COOLANT mission, 30 July 1945, M1/P/10/440, SOE Italy Archives No 65 (21Ne/400/36), HS 6/853. London: The National Archives.
  • Population Schedules, Fifteenth Census of the United States: 1930, Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, USA.
  • Population Schedules, Sixteenth Census of the United States: 1940, Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, USA.
  • Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities and Organizations. Unit Histories. Record Group 342, Entry 1006, Box 24, Microfilm Reel A0676. Washington, DC: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.
  • Rosters of World War II Dead (all services). Washington, DC: United States Army, Quartermaster General’s Office.
  • Royal Air Force Operations Record Books, September – November 1944, document record AIR 27/1660. London: The National Archives.
  • Taylor, R. G. and Godwin, R. D., Report on SERMON II mission, 8 March 1945, J/CIRC/120, SOE Italy Archives No 65 (21Ne/400/36), HS 6/853. London: The National Archives.
  • US War Department, Field Service Regulations, Command and Employment of Air Power, FM 100-20. Washington: Government printing office, 21 July 1943.
  • US World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 [database on-line]. National Archives and Records Administration. Provo: Ancestry.com Operations Inc.
  • US World War II Jewish Servicemen Cards 1942-1947. New York: National Jewish Welfare Board, Bureau of War Records, American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History.
  • US World War II Registration Draft Cards. 414 boxes. Records of the Selective Service System, 1926–1975, RG 147. Atlanta: The National Archives at Atlanta.
  • Vincent, Hedley, Report on COOLANT Mission – June to November 1944, 29 November 1944, MN/859, SOE Italy Archives No 65 (21Ne/400/36), HS 6/853. London: The National Archives.

 

Technical manuals

  • AAF Manual No. 50-12, Pilot Training Manual for The Liberator B-24, Published for Headquarters, AAF, Office of Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Training, Office of Flying Safety. Revised 1 May, 1945.
  • Bombardier’s Information File (BIF), United States War Department. March, 1945.
  • Flight Manual. B-24D Airplane. Consolidated Aircraft Corporation, San Diego, California. 15 September, 1942.
  • Liberator Job Sheet Manual. Airplane & Engine Mechanic Course (Special B-24). Ford Airplane School, Willow Run, Ypsilanti, Michigan. September, 1944.
  • Navigation Weather Workbook, Army Air Forces Instructors’ School (Navigator), Selman Field, Monroe, Louisiana. August, 1944.
  • Rebecca and Eureka Equipment, Chapter 2 – A.R.I. 5506. Document S.D. 0338(1), Chap. 2, Prov. Direction of the Minister of Aircraft Production, UK Air Ministry. April, 1943.
  • USAAF Airplane Parts Catalog for Army Models B-24D and B-24J, Navy Model PB4Y-1, British Models Liberators B III, B VI, B VIII, GR III, GR V, GR VI and GR VIII, Catalog AN 01-5E-4. 1 December, 1944.