AIR FORCE COMBAT UNITS OF WORLD WAR II, Office of Air Force History, Headquarters USAF, 1961, ISBN 0-912799-02-1
COMBAT SQUADRONS OF THE AIR FORCE, WORLD WAR II, Office of Air Force History, Headquarters USAF 1982
THE ARMY AIR FORCES IN WORLD WAR II: COMBAT CHRONOLOGY, 1941-1945 by the Office of Air Force History, Headquarters USAF, 1973
THE MIGHTY EIGHTH WAR DIARY by Roger A. Freeman, ISBN 1-85409-071-2
Webmaster-David A. Bamburg has created a
7th Fighter Squadron Reunion Organization website.
The site contains 7FS history, a message board, guest book,
squadron pictures, and more! Be sure to visit!
Pacific Wreck Database
Comprehensive guide to WWII Pacific Wrecks. Search through
MIA discoveries: regions, air fields. Recent wreck discoveries
and more; can subscribe to their newsletter.
Rescue of Walt Koby
Great feature article of Walt Koby's rescue during
The Unofficial Surrender of Japan By Clay Tice
The Unofficial Surrender of Japan By Clay Tice (USAF ret).
"If you are a WW2 history buff, ....... This is a verbatim copy
of my report:"
World Authorities on the US Fifth Air Force in WW2
From Australia to the Philippines during WWII. Michael
John Claringbould presents his books about the 5th Air Force.
Many photographs; see the P-40 named 'Texas Longhorn'
assigned to the 9FS, Port Moresby, 1943; and many others,
including the Pacific bombers.
Great story about the "Fighter Aces of the 7th FS"
by C.C. Jordan.
49th Pursuit Group of WWII in
Excellent information featuring all 3 pursuit squadrons-
7th, 8th, & 9th from early Darwin days. Many photos
of P-40 crashes, plus actual drawings of Sauber/Preddy
mid-air collision. Also features other fighter/bomber groups.
Australian War Memorial
Locate historical documents. Click on photographs for access
to database of 200,000 photos; to search use keywords:
Darwin or 49th Fighter Group or 1942.
Also visit the subsection, Australia-Japan Research Project - for future
generations to know correct accounts of what happened
and the Beginnings of Air Power
Visit the Detroit News column about Selfridge Field and the
Beginnings of Air Power.
The Air Force Historical
Click on AFHRA's "Aerial Victory Credits", then
"World War II Aerial Victories" for an index list of
fighter pilot names, dates of victory credits.
U.S. Fighter and
the Aces Hall of Fame
A great write up all about Major Gerald Johnson
(Captain & CO of the 9FS, 1943; and 49FG CO, 1944).
A place for military collectors & military historians.
Warbirds on the Web
A great site with links to other fighter/bomber groups,
WWII planes, etc.
Aviation Enthusiast Corner
Aircraft, museums, current air shows, aircraft history, etc.
Warbirds Resource Group
Various organized groups (USAAF) associated with warbirds.
Co-author of "Protect & Avenge: The 49th Fighter Group in WWII".
Historian and accomplished aviation artist; some of his fine artwork
is featured in the book.
George Rarey's World War II Air Force Cartoon
See these delightful cartoons by Capt. George Rarey of the 379FS .
Aviation Art Gallery
Fine signed warbird artwork from WWI to 1939,
WWII Aviation Art, Military Aircraft/Helicopters 1946 to
present. Several 9FS signed limited editions of
Andrew J. Reynolds' plane signed by James A. Watkins. Also 7FS
Robert DeHaven, and 7FS Joel Paris.
Fine signed aviation & military memorabilia. Plus ace signed
prints by aviation artist Robert Taylor.
Ltd. Insignia Patches and Keychains
Collectors! Get your very own WWII Heritage patches of the
7th, 8th, & 9th Fighter Squadrons, plus cloth keychains. (From
USAF insignia, go to 49th Fighter Wing.)
All links updated: February 22, 2005