The following list is a selected bibliography of books that I have come across or used in my research. It is still incomplete, and I will post more as I find them. In addition, I have also referenced the unpublished autobiographies of Joseph Baggs, Johnny Butler, Joe Turlington, and Herman Wollenweber.

You will find many of these titles, plus many more, at

Books are listed by title, then author.

B-17 Flying Fortress
Jerry Scutts. Patrick Stephens Limited, Cambridge, England, 1982.

B-17 in Action
Larry Davis. Squadron/Signal Publications, Inc., Carrollton, TX 1984.

B-17 Flying Fortress in Detail and Scale
Alwyn T. Lloyd and Terry D. Moore. Aero Publishers, Inc., Fallbrook, CA 1981.

B-17 Flying Fortress in Color
Steve Birdsall. Squadron/Signal Publications, Inc., Carrollton, TX 1986.

B-17 Flying Fortress Nose Art Name Directory
Wallace R. Forman. Phalanx Pub. Co., North Branch, MN 1996.

Claims to Fame: The B-17 Flying Fortress
Steve Birdsall and Roger Freeman. Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., NY, 1994.

Double Strike: The Epic Air Raids on Regensburg/Schweinfurt
Edward Jablonski. Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, New York 1974.

Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Aces of the Western Front
John Weal. Osprey Publishing, Ltd., London 1998

Fortresses of The Big Triangle First
Cliff T. Bishop. East Anglia Books, Bishop Stortford, England 1986.

JG 26: Photographic History of the Luftwaffe's Top Guns
Donald L. Caldwell. Motorbooks International Publishers & Wholesalers, Osceola, WI 1994.

JG 26 War Diary: Volume Two 1943-1945
Donald L. Caldwell. Grub Street, London 1998.

The Mighty Eighth Warpaint and Heraldry
Roger Freeman. Arms and Armour Press, London 1997.

381st Bomb Group
Ron MacKay. Squadron/Signal Publications, Inc., Carrollton, TX 1994.

One of the most knowledgeable sources for the 384th BG is Ken Decker. Ken prints a monthly publication entitled Memories that has developed into quite a repository for stories and correspondences for members of the 384th.

Kenneth J. Decker
410 Cloverdale Road
Chenango Forks, NY 13746-1130