WWII Books of Interest

Books of interest; from unit histories to general history.

A WASP among Eagles: A woman military test pilot in World War II - By Ann Carl

AAF: The Official World War II Guide To The Army Air Forces - By Bud Masterson

Amelia Earhart's daughters - By Leslie Haynsworth. Story of women pilots in WWII.

An Innocent At Polebrook: A Memoir Of An 8th Air Force Bombardier - By Charles N. Stevens

Angels of mercy: the Army nurses of World War II - By Betsy Kuhn

A-Train: Memoirs of a Tuskegee Airman - By Charles W. Dryden

Combat Flying Clothing: Army Air Forces Clothing Through World War II - By C.G. Sweeting. A comprehensive look at clothing and equipment used by the AAF during WWII.

Combat Flying Equipment - By C.G. Sweeting. A comprehensive look at equipment commonly used by the AAF during WWII.

Daughter of the air: The brief soaring life of Cornelia Fort - By Rob Simbeck. The life story of WASP Cornelia Fort.

Flying Fortress - The Illustrated Biography of the B-17 and Men Who Flew Them.

Flying higher: The Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II - By Wanda Langley

Gear Up! - By Jon A. Maguire. Flight Clothing & Equipment of USAAF Airmen in World War II

More Silver Wings, Pinks & Greens - By Jon A. Maguire. An Expanded Study of USAS, USAAC, & USAAF Uniforms, Wings & Insignia ¥ 1913-1945 Including Civilian Auxiliaries.

No Time for Fear: Voices of American Military Nurses in World War II - by Diane Burke Fessler. More than 100 first-person interviews with Army and Navy nurses who served overseas during the 1940s, including the first flight nurses.

On silver wings: the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II - By Marianne Verges

Rattlesnake Bomber Base: Pyote Army Airfield In Wold War II - By Thomas E. Alexander.

Silver Wings, Pinks & Greens - By Jon A. Maguire. Uniforms, Wings & Insignia of USAAF Airmen in World War II

The Man Who Flew the Memphis Belle: Memoir of a WWII Bomber Pilot - By Robert Morgan. As commander of one of WWII's heavy B-17 bombers, the Memphis Belle, Morgan led 25 missions over Europe.

The Mighty Eighth - A History of the Units, Men and Machines of the US 8th. By Roger A. Freeman.

The Royal Air Force in Texas - Training British Pilots in Terrell During World War II (War and the Southwest Series, No. 8). By Tom Killebrew.

The Tuskegee Airmen - By Lynn M. Homan & Thomas Reilly. A history of the Tuskegee Airmen. Includes pictures of aircraft maintenance and enlisted personnel.

The Wrong Stuff! - The Adventures and Misadventures of an 8th Air Force Aviator. By Truman Smith.

Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo - By Ted W. Lawson. Story of the Doolittle Raid.

Those wonderful women in their flying machines - By Sally Keil.

Tuskegee Airman: The Biography of Charles F. McGee - Air Force Fighter Combat Record Holder. By Charlene E. McGee Smith.

WACs at Work; The Story of the “Three B’s” of the AAF - By Fjeril Hess, 1945

WASPs: Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII - By Vera S. Williams. A history of the WASP program with over 150 photographs.

Wild Blue Yonder: Glory Days of the U.S. 8th Air Force in England - By Martin Bowman

Winged Victory : The Army Air Forces in World War II - By Geoffrey Perret

Women pilots of World War II - By Jean Hascall Cole

Yankee Doodle Gals: Women Pilots of WWII - By Amy Nathan. Juvenile-level book about the WASP.

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