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Research Bibliography

Our research team has extensive access to National Archives across the world, in addition to resources owned by many Institutions, Museums, publications etc. and sources on the Internet. We make great use of our own library and our own private Knowledge Database which is a customized online library and reference source shared by all members of our research team worldwide who add (and thereby share) newly-discovered sources daily. Resources we use include the following:


Irving W. Andre and Gabriel J. Christian, For King & Country: The Service and Sacrifice of the British West Indian Military, Pont Casse Press, 2009.

Bowyer, Chaz (1988). RAF Operations 1918–1938. London: William Kimber. ISBN 0-7183-0671-6.

Finn, C. J. et al. (2004). Air Publication 3003 - A Brief History of the Royal Air Force. HMSO

Flintham, Vic (2009). High Stakes - Britain's Air Arms in Action 1945-1990 Pen and Sword ISBN 978 1 84415 815 7

Chant, Christopher (1993). The History of the RAF. Regency House Publishing. ISBN 1-85361-126-3

Bruce Barrymore Halpenny, To Shatter the Sky: Bomber Airfield at War (ISBN 978-0-85059-678-6)

Bruce Barrymore Halpenny Fight for the Sky: Stories of Wartime Fighter Pilots (ISBN 978-0-85059-749-3)

Robinson, Derek (2005). Invasion 1940: The truth about the Battle of Britain and what stopped Hitler Constable ISBN 1845291514

Till, Geoffey (1979). Air Power and the Royal Navy, 1914–1945: An historical survey Macdonald's and Janes ISBN 0354012045

Lake, A Flying Units of the RAF. Shrewbury, Airlife Publishing Ltd., 1999. ISBN 1-84037-086-6.

Sturtivant, R. RAF Flying Training and Support Units since 1912. Air Britain, 2007. ISBN 0-85130-365-X.

Dylan, Huw (2014). Defence Intelligence and the Cold War: Britain's Joint Intelligence Bureau 1945-1964. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0199657025.

Pitchfork, Graham (2003). Shot Down and on the Run: The RAF and Commonwealth Aircrews Who Got Home from Behind Enemy Lines, 1940-1945. PRO Publications. ISBN 978-1903365533.

RAF School of Intelligence papers 1942-48, National Archives

Air Ministry, RAF Intelligence School papers 1945-55, National Archives

Summary of lecture delivered at Intelligence Course at R.A.F. Caenwood Towers, Highgate, 1943 - National Archives

Halley, James J. The Squadrons of the Royal Air Force & Commonwealth 1918-1988. Tonbridge, Kent, UK: Air Britain (Historians) Ltd., 1988. ISBN 0-85130-164-9.

Jefford, C.G. RAF Squadrons, a Comprehensive record of the Movement and Equipment of all RAF Squadrons and their Antecedents since 1912. Shropshire, UK: Airlife Publishing, 1988 (second edition 2001). ISBN 1-85310-053-6.

Lake, Alan. "Flying Units of the RAF".Airlife Publishing. Shrewsbury. 1999. ISBN 1-84037-086-6

Jacquemyns, Guillaume; Struye, Paul (2002). La Belgique sous l'occupation allemande: 1940–1944. Brussels: Éd. Complexe. p. 113. ISBN 2-87027-940-X.

Ready, J. Lee (1985). Forgotten Allies: The Military Contribution of the Colonies, Exiled Governments, and Lesser Powers to the Allied Victory in World War II. Jefferson, N.C. u.a.: McFarland. p. 254. ISBN 978-0-89950-129-1.

John Clinch (2004). "Comète Line". Escape Line Research and Remembrance.

Chiari, Bernhard; Echternkamp, Jörg; et al. (2010). Das Deutsche Reich und der Zweite Weltkrieg. 10 (2). Munich: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt. p. 669. ISBN 3-421-06528-4.

Shirer, William L. (1990). The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany (Rev. ed.). New York [u.a.]: Simon & Schuster. p. 729. ISBN 0-671-72868-7.

Conway, Martin (1993). Collaboration in Belgium: Léon Degrelle and the Rexist Movement, 1940–1944. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press. ISBN 0-300-05500-5.

Conway, Martin (2012). The Sorrows of Belgium: Liberation and Political Reconstruction, 1944–1947. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-969434-6.

Conway, Martin; Gotovitch, José, eds. (2001). Europe in Exile: European exile communities in Britain 1940-1945 (1st ed.). New York: Berghahn. ISBN 978-1571817594.

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