References

 

 

 

Published Sources - Books

 

 

 

Bonser, R.                                  Aviation In Leicestershire & Rutland

                                                   Midland Counties Publications, 2001

 

Cartwright, T.C.                          Birds-Eye Wartime Leicestershire

                                                   T.C.C. Publications, 2002

                             

Chorley, W. R.                             Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses Volume 1, 1939-1940

                                                    Midland Counties Publications, 1992.

 

Chorley, W. R.                             Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses Volume 2, 1941

                                                    Midland Counties Publications, 1993.

 

Chorley, W. R.                             Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses Volume 3, 1942

                                                    Midland Counties Publications, 1994.

 

Chorley, W. R.                             Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses Volume 4, 1943

                                                    Midland Counties Publications, 1996.

 

Chorley, W. R.                             Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses Volume 5, 1944

                                                    Midland Counties Publications, 1997.

 

Chorley, W. R.                             Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses Volume 6, 1945

                                                    Midland Counties Publications, 1998.

 

Chorley, W. R.                             Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses Volume 7, Operational Training Units                                              

                                                   1940-1947                

                                                    Midland Publishing, 2002.

 

Chorley, W. R.                             Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses Volume 8, Heavy Conversion Units and                              

                                                    Miscellaneous Units 1939-1947

                                                    Midland Publishing, 2003.

 

Collier, R.                                    Dark Peak Aircraft Wrecks 2

                                                    Leo Cooper Ltd, 1998.

 

Collier, R. and Wilkinson R.         Dark Peak Aircraft Wrecks 1,

                                                    Leo Cooper Ltd, 1997.

 

Earl, D. W.                                   Hell on High Ground, A Guide to Aircraft Hill Crash Sites in the UK and Ireland

                                                    Airlife Publishing Ltd, 1995.

 

Earl, D. W.                                   Hell on High Ground Volume 2, World War II Air Crash Sites

                                                    Airlife Publishing Ltd, 1999.

 

Nall, H.                                         The Courage of the Small Hours (Lancaster JB125 and LM308)

                                                    Linney Publishing Ltd, 2010.

 

Needham, D.                               Nottinghamshire Air Crashes

                                                    Landmark Publishing Ltd, 2009.

 

Smith, D. J.                                  High Ground Wrecks and Relics                            

                                                    Midland Publishing Ltd, 1997.

 

 

 

Published Sources - Newspapers & Magazines

 

Derby Evening Telegraph

 

Nottingham Evening Post

 

The Basford Bystander

 

 

 

Other Sources

 

American Battle Monuments Commission 

 

- US Grave details

 

Armed Forces Memorial Appeal Roll of Honour

 

- Post War UK Casualty details

 

Commonwealth War Graves Commission 

 

- Commonwealth grave details

 

 

 

The National Archives UK 

 

- AIR 16 Luftwaffe Crashes Intelligence Files

 

- AIR 27 Squadron Operations Record Books

 

- AIR 28 Station Operations Record Books

 

- AIR 29 Miscellaneous Units Operations Record Books

 

- AVIA 5 Accident Investigation Branch Reports

 

- BT 217 Board of Trade Accident Reports

 

- BT 233 Board of Trade Accident Reports

 

 

Royal Air Force Museum, Department of Research and Information Services

 

- Air Ministry Form 1180 Aircraft Accident Summary Cards

 

United States Air Force Historical Research Agency

 

- USAAF / USAF Pre 1955 Accident reports

 

 

 

 

Internet Forums

 

Key Publishing Ltd Aviation Forums 

 

RAF Commands 1939 - 1945

Below are some of the sources used in the creation of this website, the list is by no means exhaustive, and will be added to where and when necessary.