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Posted on May 6, 2005 in Armchair Reading

Reading List for Paratroopers in WW2

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Ambrose, Stephen E. (1992): Band Of Brothers; E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne From Normandy to Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest

c. 1992 Stephen E. Ambrose

Touchstone Simon and Schuster, New York

 

 

Andrews, John C. (1982):Airborne Album Volume One: Parachute test Platoon To Normandy

c.1982

Phillips Publications, Williamstown, NJ

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Andrews, John C. (19–)Airborne Album 1943-1945: Normandy To Victory

c. 19–

Phillips Publications, Williamsburg NJ

 

 

Autry, Jerry (1995):General William C. Lee Father of the Airborne; "Just Plain Bill"

c. 1995 Airborne Press

Airborne Press, Raleigh, NC

 

 

Bando, Mark (1994): The 101st Airborne At Normandy

c. 1994 Mark Bando

Motorbooks International Osceola, WI

 

 

Bando, Mark (1995): The 101st Airborne From Holland To Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest

c. 1995 Mark Bando

Motorbooks International Osceola, WI

 

 

Bando, Mark (2000):101st Airborne; The Screaming Eagles At Normandy

c. 2000 Mark Bando

Motorbooks International Osceola, WI

 

 

Blair, Clay (1985):Ridgeway’s Paratroopers; The American Airborne In World War II

c. 1985 Clay Blair

Quill William Morrow New York

 

 

Breuer, William B. 91983:Drop Zone Sicily

c. 1983 Presidio Press

Presidio Press, Novato, CA

 

 

Breuer, William B. (1989):Geronimo!; American Paratroopers In World War II

c. 1989 William B. Breuer

St. Martin‘s Press New York

 

 

Burgett, Donald R. (1967):Curahee; A Screaming Eagle At Normandy

c. 1967 Donald R. Burgett

Houghton Mifflin New York

Also Published Under the Title As Eagles screamed By Bantam

 

 

Burgett, Donald R. (1999):The Road To Arnhem; A Screaming Eagle In Holland

c. 1999 Donald R. Burgett

Presidio Press

 

 

Burgett, Donald R. (1999):Seven Roads To Hell; A Screaming Eagle At Bastogne

c. 1999 Donald R. Burgett

Presidio Press

 

 

Burgett, Donald R. (1999):Beyond the Rhine

c. 2001 Donald R. Burgett

 

 

Carter, Ross (1951):Those Devils In Baggy Pants

c. 1951 Boyd G. carter and Viola L. Carter

Signet Books New York

 

 

Crookenden, Napier (1976):Dropzone Normandy

c. 1976 Napier crookenden

Charles Scribner’s sons New York

 

 

Davis, Brian L. (1974): Key Uniform Guides 6; US Airborne Forces Of World War Two

c. 1974 Lionel Leventhal Limited

Lionel leventhal Limited, London

 

 

De Trez, Michel (1994):American warriors; Pictorial History of The American Paratroopers Prior To Normandy

c. 1994 D-Day Publishing

D-Day Publishing Wezembeek-Oppem Belgium

 

 

De Trez, michel (1994):At The Point Of No Return; The History of The American Paratroopers In The Invasion Of Normandy

c. 1994 D-Day Publishing

D-Day Publishing, Wezembeek-Oppem Belgium

 

 

De trez, Michel (1998): First Airborne Task Force; Pictorial History of The Allied Paratroopers In The Invasion Of Southern France

c. 1998 D-Day Publishing

D-Day Publishing, Wezembeek-Oppem Belgium

 

 

De Trez, Michel (200-): Combat Demolition Experts; Pictorial History Of The 326th Airborne Engineer Battalion

Pending Publication

D-Day Publishing, Wezembeek-Oppem Belgium

 

 

De trez, Michel (200-): ————————-; pictorial history of the Americam Paratroops In The Invasion Of Holland

Pending Publication

D-Day Publishing, Wezembeek-Oppem Belgium

 

 

Devlin, Gerard M. (1979): Paratrooper!; The Saga Of The U.S. Army and Marine Parachute Troops During World War II

c. 1979 Gerard M. Devlin

St. Martin‘s Press Inc., New York

 

 

Duboscq, Genenvieve (1981): My Longest Night

c. 1981 Seaver Books

Seaver Books, New york

 

 

Farrell, Lt. Gen. Francis (1997): Los Banos; February 23rd, 1945

c. 1997 Lt. Gen. Francis Farrell

Vincent j. MacDonald Chapter 11th Airborne division association

 

 

Flanagan, Lt. Gen. E. M. (1986): The Los Banos Raid; The 11th Airborne Jumps At Dawn

c. 1986 Presidio Press

Presidio Press Novato, CA

 

 

Flanagan, Lt. Gen. E. M. (1986): Angels At Dawn; The Los Banos Raid

c. 1986 Lt. Gen. E. M. Flanagan

Presidio Press Novato, CA

 

 

Flanagan, Lt. Gen. E. M. (1986): The Angels; A History Of The 11th Airborne Division

c. 1986 Lt. Gen. E. M. Flanagan

Presidio Press Novato, CA

 

 

Flanagan, Lt. Gen E. M. (1988): Corregidor; The Rock Force Assault

c. 1988 Lt. Gen. E. M. Flanagan

Presidio Press Novato, CA

 

 

Gabel, Kurt (1990): The Making Of A Paratrooper; Airborne training And combat In World War II

c. 1990 University Press Of Kansas

University Press Of Kansas Lawrence Kansas

 

 

Gavin, James M. (1947): Airborne Warfare

c. 1947 James M. Gavin

Infantry Journal Press, Washington D.C.

 

 

Gavin, James M. (1978): On To Berlin; Battles Of An Airborne Commander 1943-1946

c. 1978 James M. Gavin

Viking Press, New York

 

 

Goldman, William (1977): William Goldman’s Story Of A Bridge Too Far

c. 1977 William goldman

Dell Publishing New york

 

 

Howard, Gary (1994): America‘s Finest; US Airborne Uniforms, Equipment, and Insignia Of World War Two

c.1994 Gary Howard

Greenhill Books London

 

 

Hoyt, Edwin P. (1978): Airborne; The History Of The American Parachute Forces

c. 1978 Jack Britton

M.C.N. Press Tulsa, OK

 

 

Langdon, Allen L. (1986): Ready; A World War II History Of The 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment

c. 1986 82nd Airborne Division Association Educational Fund Inc.

Western Newspaper Publishing Co. Inc. Indianapolis, Indiana

 

 

Lassen, Don & Schrader, K. (1991): Pride Of America; An Illustrated History Of The U.S. Army Airborne Forces

c. 1991 Richard K. Schrader

Pictorial Histories Publishing Inc. Missoula, MT

 

 

Laughlin, Cameron P. (1987): Uniforms Illustrated No. 18; US Airborne Forces Of World War Two

c. 1987 Arms And Armor Press

Arms And Armor Press London

 

 

MacKenzie, Fred (1968): The Men Of Bastogne

c. 1968 Fred MacKenzie

David McKay Co. Inc.

 

 

Marshall, S. L. A. (1962): Night Drop; The American Airborne Invasion Of Normandy

c. 1962 S. L. A. Marshall

Little Brown & Company Inc. New York

 

 

McLean, Donald B. Editor (1973): Japenese Parachute Troops

c. 1973 Donald B. McLean

Normount Technical Publications Wickenburg AZ

 

 

McNalley, John V. (1985): As Ever, John; The Letters Of Colonel John V. McNalley To His Sister, Margarer McNally Bierbaum 1942-1946

c. 1985 Margaret McNally Bierbaum

Roberts Press Fairfield, CT

 

 

Mitchell, Ralph B. (1986): The 101st Airborne Division’s Defence Of Bastogne

Combat Studies Institute, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

 

 

Mrazek, James E. (1977): Fighting Gliders Of World War II

c. 1977 James E. Mrazek

St. Martin‘s Press Ney York

 

 

Murphey, Robert M. (1999):

No Better Place

To Die; A Combat Diary

c. 1999 Critical Hit Inc.

Critical Hit Inc. Croton falls, NY

 

 

Orfalea, Gregory (1997): Messengers Of The Lost Battalion; The Historic 551st And The Turning Of The Tide At The Battle Of The Bulge

c. 1997 Gregory Orfalea

The Free Press New York

 

 

Ospital, John (1977): We Wore Jump Boots And Baggy Pants

c. 1977 John Ospital

willow House

 

 

Rathbone, A. D. (1943): He’s In The Paratroops Now

c. 1943 Robert M. Mcbride & Company

Robert M. McBride & Company New York

 

 

Rentz, Bill (1999): Gernimo; U.S. Airborne Uniforms, Insignia, And Equipment Inb World War II

c. 1999 Bill Rentz

Schiffer Military History Atglen, PA

 

 

Ross, Kirk B. (2000): The Skymen

c. 2000 Kirk B. Ross

Schiffer Military History Atglen, PA

 

 

Rottman, Gordon (1990): US Army Airborne 1940-1990

c. 1990 Osprey Publishing LTD

Osprey Publishing LTD London

 

 

Ryan, Cornelius (1959): The Longest Day

c. 1959 cornelius Ryan

Simon And Schuster New York

 

 

Ryan, cornelius (1974): A Bridge Too Far

c.1974 cornelius ryan

Simon And Schuster New York

 

 

Smith, Carl, & Chappell, Mike (2000): US Paratrooper 1941-45

c. 2000 Osprey Publishing LTD

Osprey Publishing LTD London

 

 

Thompson, Leroy (1984);Uniforms Illustrated No. 1; US Special Forces of World War Two

c. 1984 Lionel Leventhal Limited

Arms And Armour Press, Lionel Leventhatl Limited London

 

 

Thompson, Leroy (1988);The All Americans; The 82nd Airborne

c. 1988 Leroy Thompson

David and Charles Devon England

 

 

Tucker, William H. : The 82nd Airborne in World War II; From North Africa to Italy and D-Day through the Battle of the Bulge

c. William H. Tucker

Airborne Books Harwichport MA

 

 

Tucker, William H. ; Rendezvous ar Rochelinval The battle Of The Buldge

c. William H. Tucker

Airborne Books Harwichport MA

 

 

Tucker William H. (1995); Parachute Soldier A Memoir of World War II Experiences As An 82nd Airborne Paratrooper (Second Revised Edition (1995))

c. 1995 William H. Tucker

Airborne Books Harwichport MA

 

 

Tucker, William H. ;Parachute Soldier’s Post War Oddesy; The Kennedy Johnson Years And Later

c. 19 William H. Tucker

Airborne Books Harwichport MA

 

 

Webster, (199-); Parachute Infantry

 

 

Weeks, John (1978): Assault From The Sky; A History Of Airborne Warfare

c. 1978John Weeks

G. P. Putnam’s Sons New York

 

 

Weeks, John (1982): Thje Airborne Soldier

c. 1982 John Weeks

Blandford Press LTD Dorset England

 

 

Weller, George (1958): The Story Of The Paratroopers

c. 1958 George Weller

Random House Inc. New York

 

504th PIR (194-): The Devils In baggy Pants (official Unit History of the 504th PIR)

Battery Book Shop Nashville TN

 

 

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