Sources

This page is for those of you who want to have a look at the sources  and publications I consulted to write my blog posts and novels.
I still do research to support my writing, so look out for periodic updates .

1. USAAF / US Navy operations in the Philippines and Java

  • “Summary of Air Actions in the Philippines and Netherlands East Indies – 7 Dec 1941 – 26 March 1942” – Asst. Chief of Air Staff Intelligence Division (Declassified IAW EO12958)
  • “Army Air Action in the Philippines and Netherlands East Indies – AAFRH-11” – Asst. Chief of Air Staff Intelligence Division (Declassified IAW EO 12958)
  • “The Invasion of the Dutch East Indies”; Senshi Sōsho (War History Series) Combined Army – Navy Operations; Volume 3
  • “The Fall of the Philippines; United States Army in World War Two – The War in the Pacific”, Louis Morton, http://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USA/USA-P-PI/
  • “Admiral Thomas C. Hart and the demise of the Asiatic Fleet”, David DuBois, M.A. Thesis, East Tennessee State University, May 2014.
    “Dutch Neutrality and the ABDACOM experience, 1941 – 1942”, Saskia Virginia Noot, MA Thesis Leiden University 2016
  • “Paradise in Peril; Western colonial power and Japanese expansion in South-East Asia, 1905 – 1941; Bussemaker; University of Amsterdam, 2001
  • “Allied air campaign across Australia, Sumatra, Java, the Philippines, Burma and Ceylon” Brian Cull.
  • “5th Air Force in Australia 1942 – 1945” – http://www.ozatwar.com
  • “Patrol Wing 10 US Navy (PatWing 10), http://www.ozatwar.com
  • “Darwin 1942 – The Japanese attack on Australia” – Bob Alford.
  • “Australia’s Pearl Harbor – the Japanese air raid on Darwin” – Tom Womack,
  • “5th Air Force in Australia 1942 – 1945” – http://www.ozatwar.com
  • “P-40E/E-1 Operations in Australia Part 1 – 5”, ADF Serials, Gordon R. Birkett
  • “USAAF Worldwide Operations Chronology, December ’41 – March ’42″, Aircrew Remembered
  • “The Army Air Forces in World War II” V1-5 – Wesley Frank Craven,
  • “Joint Actions by Allied Air and Naval Forces at Java on 26-27 February 1942″ – Peter C. Boer
  • “17th Pursuit Sqn in Java” – Col Lester J Johnson, USAF (ret), Air Force Magazine, Sept 1980,
  • “From Bali to Berlin”, Brigadier General Thomas L. Hayes, interviewed by Tom Guttman
  • “The 27th Reports” – extracts from diaries, copies of official orders, stories Jan 1,’40 – May 27, 1942; various authors
  • “The Brereton Diaries; The War in the Air in the Pacific, Middle-East and Europe, 3 October 1941 – 8 May 1945”, Lewis H, Brereton, William Morrow &Company, 1946
  • “A Pretty Damn Able Commander – Lewis Hyde Brereton” – Air Force Historical Foundation 2001, Roger G. Miller,
  • “General Kenney reports: a personal history of the Pacific War” – George Churchill Kenney,
  • “They Fought With What They Had” – Walter Dumaux Edmonds
  • ‘7th Bombardment Group/Wing, 1918-1995 ‘ – Robert F. Dorr
  • “The Army Air Forces in World War II V1-5″ – Wesley Frank Craven,
  • “In the Hands of Fate; the story of Patrol Wing 10; 8 December 1941 – 11May 1942”, Dwight R. Messimer
  • “US Navy PBY Catalina units of the Pacific War” – Louis B. Dorny
  • “Bloody Shambles: The defence of Sumatra to the fall of Burma” – Christopher F. Shores,
  • “Doomed at the start: American pursuit pilots in the Philippines,1941-1942” – William H. Bartsch
  • “Every Day a Nightmare: American Pursuit Pilots in the Defense of Java”, 1941-1942″ – William H. Bartsch,
  • “Weller’s War: A Legendary Foreign Correspondent’s Saga of World War II ” – George Weller
  • “Hurricane Aces 1941-45” – Andrew Thomas,
  • “Samurai!” – Saburo Sakai,
  • “The Saga of Pappy Gunn” – George C. Kenney

2. Malayan / Singapore Campaign

  • “Fortnight of Infamy; the collapse of Allied Air Power West of Pearl Harbor” – John Burton:
  • “Britain’s Greatest Defeat – Singapore 1942” – Allan Warren:
  • “Malaya and Singapore 1941 / 42 – the fall of the British Empire in the East” – Mark Stille:
  • “10 Days at Butterworth” – article in ‘Eastwards’, Journal of the RAF Butterworth / Penang Association
  • “New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force – Volume III, Chapter 11 — Malaya, Sumatra, and Java”; Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, Electronic Text Collection; http://www.nzetc.victoria.ac.nz
  • “Report on the air operations during the campaigns in Malaya and Netherlands East Indies from the 8th December 1941 to the 12th March 1942” – The London Gazette, 26 February 1946

3. Java Campaign

  • “The Depot Squadron of the KNIL Army Aviation Corps and the Java-Australia airlift in the period February-March 1942″ – Dr. P.C. Boer
  • ” The ‘Black Force (Java)” – The AWM monographs
  • “Brief Diary of ‘B’ Squadron 3rd Hussars” – Major P. William-Powlett, M.C.
  • “The British Tank Unit in the East Indies” – Jacques Jost
  • “British Light Tanks 1925 – 1945” – David Fletcher
  • “British 3rd Hussar Tank Squadron in the Dutch East Indies, 1942″ – from “The Galloping Third” by Hector Bolitho.

4. Australia in WW2

5. Informative Websites

— Updated July 28, 2018 —

 

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