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Suggested References

Wilhelm Böhm
Meine Jugend in Schweinfurt während des Dritten Reiches. Schweinfurt, Historischer Verein Schweinfurt e.V., 1999.

Wilhelm Böhm and Ekkehard Klement
Zwischen Schulbank und Kanonen. Schweinfurt, Alexander-von-Humboldt-Gymnasium, 1989.

Bombs Away! Your Air Force in Action. New York, Wm. H. Wise & Co., 1948.

British Bombing Survey Unit
Report on the Effects of Strategic Air Attacks on German Towns. London, 1946.

British Bombing Survey Unit
The Strategic Air War Against Germany, 1939-1945. London, 1949.

Martin Caidin
Black Thursday. New York, Bantam Books, 1981.

Thomas Coffey
Decision Over Schweinfurt. New York, David McKay Company, 1977.

Franz Dülk and Fritz Fickentscher
Feuerglocke - Luftwaffenhelfer-Schicksale. Kitzingen, Verlag Feuerglocke, 1993.

42nd "Rainbow" Infantry Division. Baton Rouge, LA, Army & Navy Publishing Co., 1946.

"Geschichte des Panzer-Regiments 4" (History of Panzer Regiment 4) - introductory chapter in soldier's photo album, 1938 (courtesy Bob Stefanowicz).

Friedhelm Golücke
Schweinfurt und der strategische Luftkrieg 1943. Paderborn, Ferdinand Schöningh, 1980.

Headquarters, XV Corps U.S. Army
"Report After Action Against Enemy," 1 June 1945 (manuscript in collections of the U.S. Army Military History Institute, Carlisle Barracks, PA).

Edward Jablonski
Double Strike. Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Co., 1974.

Martin Middlebrook
The Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission. New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1983.

Col. Budd J. Peaslee
"The World's Greatest Air Battle,"
True Magazine, Vol. 38 No. 239 (April 1957), pp. 33-35, 116-127.

Regionale Geschichtsschreibung
"Nach dem Krieg war keiner Nazi gewesen..."  Schweinfurt, Vorndran-Verlag, 1984.

S/Sgt John L. Reith and Tec5 William A. Vaughn
"Mission Accomplished" - History of the 2d Battalion, 242d Infantry Regiment, 42d Infantry Division, "The Rainbow Division". Salzburg, Austria, 1945.

John S. Sloan
The Route as Briefed. Cleveland, Argus Press, 1946.

John Sweetman
Schweinfurt: Disaster in the Skies. New York, Ballantine Books, 1971.

Schweinfurt. Publicity and guide book produced by the city in 1980.

U.S. Army Air Forces
Missing Air Crew Reports 1765 and 921.

U.S. Army Air Forces in Europe
The Contribution of Air Power to the Defeat of Germany, Appendix D - The Attack on the Ball Bearing Industry. Washington, DC, 1945.

USAAF Office of Statistical Control
Army Air Forces Statistical Digest, World War II. December 1945.

U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey
The Effect of Bombing on Health and Medical Care in Germany. Report No. 65, 2nd Edition. Washington, DC, January 1947.

U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey
The German Anti-Friction Bearings Industry. Report No. 53, 2nd Edition. Washington, DC, January 1947.

U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey
Kugelfischer Bearing Ball Plant, Ebelsbach, Germany. Report No. 148, 2nd Edition. Washington, DC, January 1947.

Wie lange müssen wir noch in diesen Ängsten leben? Schweinfurt, Weppert GmbH & Co. KG, 1995.

Ludwig Wiener
Schweinfurt sollte sterben. Schweinfurt, Verlag Neues Forum, 1961.


Internet Sources

385th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force  --

"Last Man Standing"  --  384th Bomb Group at Schweinfurt, 13 April 1944

Letters from Mainberg (Schweinfurt, 1945)  --


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