Sources

Imperial War Museum, London

GER/MISC/MCR18 Luftwaffe Gen.Qu. 6. Abt. aircraft loss returns (microfilm copies)

National Archives Kew, London

AIR22/503

Air Ministry W/T Intelligence Service Daily Summaries: nos. 1948-2076 Vol.28, 1945 Jan–May

AIR24/1464

2 TAF ORB Appendices: Signals (Rear); Intelligence (Rear); A/COS, Main and Forward; Censorship; Security; Air Formation Signals; Radar, 1944 Sept–1945 Apr

AIR24/1530

Operations Research; Engineering; Photographic; Polish Section; Flying Control; Navigation; Armament; Air Technical Intelligence; Training; W.A.A.F., 1945 Jan–June

AIR25/723

Operations Record Book, No. 85 (Base) Group, 1943 Dec–1945 June

AIR25/731

Air Staff, No. 85 (Base) Group, 1945 January

AIR25/732

Air Staff, No. 85 (Base) Group, 1945 February

AIR25/733

Air Staff, No. 85 (Base) Group, 1945 March

AIR37/1436

SHAEF (MAIN AND REAR): S.H.A.E.F. (Air) historical record and diary (with appendices), Vol. 1: 1944 Oct–1945 Jan

AIR37/1437

SHAEF (MAIN AND REAR): S.H.A.E.F. (Air) historical record and diary (with appendices), Vol. 2: 1945 Feb–May

AIR40/45

Crashed enemy aircraft reports: Nos. 154-270 (incomplete), 1942 Oct–1945 May

AIR40/1435B

Air P/W Interrogation Reports (Ninth Air Force)

AIR40/1806

Miscellaneous (August)

AIR40/1889

2nd T.A.F. Air Prisoners of War Interrogation Unit reports nos. 1-64/45, 1945 Jan–May

AIR40/2162

A.I.2(g) reports 1751–2001 (incomplete), 1945 Mar–1946 July

AIR40/2367

'Y' (Radio Intelligence) units Allied Expeditionary Air Force: returns and reports 1944–45

AIR40/2373

Second Tactical Air Force: reports on German Air Force activities, 1945

AIR40/2842

Enemy aircraft crashed in Germany, France, Belgium and Holland as at 21 February 1945: brief details

AIR40/2858

Crashed enemy aircraft reports: Nos. 236–269

AIR40/2982

Preliminary reports on interrogation of POWs

AIR40/3100

S.R.A. 5700–5799, 7/1/45–6/2/45

AIR40/3101

S.R.A. 5800–5856, 8/2/45–31/5/45

AIR40/3122

Air Prisoner of War Interrogation Unit, British Air Forces of Occupation (BAFO): various reports Nos. 38/1944–120/1945

AIR50/140

Combat Reports, No. 409 (RCAF) Squadron

HW5/652

German section: reports of German army and air force high grade machine decrypts, Jan 25 1945–Jan 26 1945

HW13/41

G.N.A. Vol. XV, 1313–1404, 2.10.44–1.1.45

HW13/42

G.N.A. Vol. XVI, 1405–1494, 2.1.45–1.4.45

HW20/388

Signals containing information about GAF anti-invasion reconnaissance, issued by Hut 3 to DDI3, Air Ministry, and Allied Commands, Western Front

KV2/3408

Willem Copier

WO204/12946

I Gruppe Kampfgeschwader 200 (I./KG200) (Luftwaffe special duties unit)

WO208/4135

Combined Services Detailed Interrogation Centre Reports 5621–5856, 1944 Sept–1945 May

Various ULTRA reports to Allied Commands in class DEFE3

Deutsche Dienststelle (WASt.), Berlin

Namentliche Verlustmeldungen for I./KG 200 (information via Geoffrey J. Thomas)

Deutsche Volksbund für Kriegsgräberfürsorge

Information on forenames and places of burial

USAF Historical Research Center, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama

Air Directorate of Intelligence (K), Report Nos. 142/1945, 175/1945 & 177/1945

Combined Services Detailed Interrogation Centre (UK) reports S.R.X. 2077, 2099, 2106 and 2110

Personal communication

Letter from Fred Hislop, 3 June 1994

Articles

Ian Forrest: This Was Hitler's Spy Squadron (RAF Flying Review, vol. XVI, No. 2, October 1960)

Fred Hislop: From Kenley to Schleswig (Aeroplane Monthly, June 1994)

Books

Roger A. Freeman: Mighty Eighth War Diary (Janes, 1981) ISBN 9780531037355

Dr. Günther W. Gellermann: Moskau Ruft Heeresgruppe Mitte (Bernhard & Graefe Verlag) ISBN 9783763758562

David Kahn: Hitler's Spies (Arrow, 1980) ISBN 9780099217206

J.L. Moulton: The Battle For Antwerp (Ian Allan, 1978) ISBN 9780711007697

C.F. Shores: Second TAF (Osprey, 1980) ISBN 9780850450309

P.W. Stahl: KG 200, The True Story (Book Club Associates, 1981)

Websites

Aircrew Remembered: http://aircrewremembered.com/Nighthawks/nighthawksstory.html

fold3.com: Admiralty War Diaries for January 1945

Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939–45: http://www.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/welcome/

ww2awards.com: http://en.ww2awards.com/person/24311

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