Sources

UK National Archives

AIR16/505

ADGB: fortnightly review of German Air Force Activities on Western Front, 1–26 May 1944

AIR16/506

ADGB: fortnightly review of German Air Force Activities on Western Front, 16 May–1 June 1944

AIR16/507

ADGB: fortnightly review of German Air Force Activities on Western Front, 1–16 June 1944

AIR22/500

Air Ministry W/T Intelligence Service Daily Summaries: Nos. 1549–1700 Vol. 25 (1 December 1943–30 April 1944)

AIR22/501

Air Ministry W/T Intelligence Service Daily Summaries: Nos. 1701–1825 (1781 & 1812 missing) (May–August 1944)

AIR40/45

Crashed enemy aircraft reports: Nos. 154–270 (incomplete)

AIR40/1175

German photo reconnaissance and interpretation organisation and equipment (June 1941–May 1944)

AIR40/1887

2nd. T.A.F. Air Prisoners of War Interrogation Unit reports nos. 1–37/44 (August–November 1944)

AIR40/2418

324-498A Vol. 23

AIR40/2858

A.I.2(g): Crashed enemy aircraft reports Nos. 236–269, 4/5/44–12/5/45

AIR40/3095

CSDIC (UK) reports SRA 5200–5299: information obtained from German Air Force POWs

AIR40/3097

CSDIC (UK) reports SRA 5400–5499: information obtained from German Air Force POWs

HW5/471 –
HW5/494

German section: reports of German army and air force high grade machine decrypts, 22 April–8 June 1944

HW13/6

Analyses of German Forces' appreciations of Allied intentions for Second Front (9 May 1944–23 August 1944)

HW13/25

GAF recce and bombing operations 19 March 1944–28 March 1945

HW13/39

GNA Vol. XIII, 1 April 1944–31 July 1944

HW20/388

Signals containing information about GAF anti-invasion reconnaissance, issued by Hut 3, 23 May 1944–8 March 1945

Online Sources

12 O’Clock High! Forum: http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=36509&highlight=183

Bletchley Park Roll of Honour: http://rollofhonour.bletchleypark.org.uk/

British Admiralty War Diaries at Fold3.com: http://www.fold3.com

Michael Holm: The Luftwaffe 1933–45:

http://www.ww2.dk/air/recon/nagr13.htm

http://www.ww2.dk/air/recon/aufkl123.htm

Missing Air Crew Reports 5207 and 5208: http://www.fold3.com

Neil Page: Pilot Training in the Luftwaffe: http://falkeeins.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/pilot-training-in-luftwaffe-flight.html

Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge e.V., Gräbersuche online: http://www.volksbund.de/graebersuche.html

Published Sources

John Buckley (ed.): The Normandy Campaign 1944: Sixty Years On (Routledge, 2006) ISBN 978-0415369312

Nick Beale: Kampfflieger, Volume Four: Bombers of the Luftwaffe: Summer 1943–May 1945 (Classic Publications, 2005) ISBN 1 903223 50 4

Christian-Jacques Ehrengardt (ed.): Hors-Série No. 1, Messerschmitt Bf 109 G & K (Aerojournal, 2008)

Max Hastings: Overlord, D-Day and the Battle for Normandy, 1944 (Pan Books, 1993) ISBN 978-0-330-39012-5

Thomas H Hitchcock: Close-Up 6: Gustav, Messerschmitt Bf 109 G (Part 1) (Monogram, 1976) ISBN
0 914144 06 5

Robert J. Kershaw: D-Day, Piercing the Atlantic Wall (Ian Allan, 1993) ISBN 0 7110 2176 7

Ron Mackay: The Last Blitz: Operation Steinbock, the Luftwaffe's Last Blitz on Britain - January to May 1944 (Red Kite, 2011) ISBN 978-0955473586

Alfred Price: World War II Fighter Conflict (Macdonald and Jane’s, 1975) ISBN 0 356 08129 X

Cornelius Ryan: The Longest Day (Simon & Schuster, 1959)

Christopher Shores and Chris Thomas: 2nd Tactical Air Force Volume One, Spartan to Normandy June 1943 to June 1944 (Classic Publications, 2004) ISBN 9781903223406

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