Far Away, So Close: The Fall of a B-24 Liberator off the Coast of Italy – III (References)



Birdsall, Steve, Log of the Liberators – An Illustrated History of the B-24, Doubleday, New York, N.Y., 1973
Blue, Allan G., The B-24 Liberator, Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, N.Y., 1975
Davis, Larry, B-24 Liberator in Action, Squadron / Signal Publications, Carrollton, Tx., 1987
Rust, Kenn C., Fifteenth Air Force Story, Historical Aviation Album, Temple City, Ca., 1976

Web Sites


Marty the Rubble Maker, at http://www.450thbg.com/real/aircraft/martytherubblemaker.shtml
Marty the Rubble Maker, at http://www.450thbg.com/real/biographies/kostro/kostro.shtml
Marty the Rubble Maker, at http://www.450thbg.com/real/crews/bertling.shtml
Marty the Rubble Maker, at http://www.b24bestweb.com/martytherubblemaker.htm
Satan’s Gal, at http://www.americanairmuseum.com/aircraft/21270.
Satan’s Gal, at http://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/usa/aircrafts-2-3/b-24/b-24-leevus-bee-and-satans-gal-ii-450th-bg/.
Satan’s Gal, at http://www.b24bestweb.com/satansgal4.htm.


J.C. Word crew, at http://www.450thbg.com/real/crews/wordcrew.shtml
S/Sgt. Harry M. Beightol:  Chautauqua News and Sherman Advance 6/2/44, 6/9/44; Jamestown Post-Journal 10/21/43, 6/26/44, 10/27/44, 12/7/44, 2/5/49, 2/7/49, 10/28/54; Daly Sentinel (Rome) 3/5/45

S/Sgt. Paul D. Boaz, Biographical information by Jeff Barefoot, at FindAGrave.com
2 Lt. Edward F. Garrett: Albany Times Union 6/16/45; Troy Times Record 6/15/44, 6/19/44, 9/2/44, 6/13/45; Knickerbocker News 6/19/44, 6/12/45
S/Sgt. Gilbert W. Hatfield, Biographical information by Sally Wise (niece), at FindAGrave.com
2 Lt. J.C. Word: The News From Paris, Texas, June 14, 1945; Miami Daily News-Record (Miami, Oklahoma) June 19, 1944


Cold Water Survival, at http://www.shipwrite.bc.ca/Chilling_truth.htm
Cold Water Survival, at http://www.ussartf.org/cold_water_survival.htm
Mediterranean Sea Water Temperature, at http://seatemperature.info/may/santo-stefano-al-mare-water-temperature.html
Giannutri Island and Italian coastline, as photographed by Bernard Lafond, at https://www.flickr.com/photos/lafond/3769229709/in/photostream/.
List of Newspapers for Chautauqua, New York, at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nychauta//Newspapers.htm

 – Michael G. Moskow

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