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Macmillan, Melbourne.


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TechWrite Solutions,Melbourne.


Shores, Christopher (1994) Aces High Volume 1,

Grub Street, London. (Shores 1)


Shores, Chistopher (1999) Aces High Volume 2,

Grub Street, London. (Shores 2)


Shores, Christoper (2004) Those other Eagles,

Grub Steet, London. (Shores 3)


Wilson, David J (2002) Seek and Strike: 75 Squadron RAAF, 1942-2002

Banner Books, Queensland. (Wilson 2)


Parnell, Neville.M (2005) Beaufighters in the Pacific

A.H & A.W Reed, Sydney.


Eather, Steve (1995) Flying Squadrons of the Australian Defence Force,

Aerospace Publications, ACT.


Newton, Dennis (1996) Australian Air Aces,

Aerospace Publications, ACT.


Gillison, Douglas (1962) Australia in the War of 1939-1945 (Series 3 - Air) Volume I, Royal Australian Air Force 1939-1942,

Australian War Memorial, Canberra.


Odgers, George (1957) Australia in the War of 1939-1945 (Series 3 - Air) Volume II, Royal Australian Air Force 1943-1945,

Australian War Memorial, Canberra.


Cull, Brian (2003) Buffaloes over Singapore,

Grub St, London.


Southhall, Ivan (1989) Bluey Truscott

Australian Large Print Pty. Ltd., Maryborough


McAuley, Lex (1991) Six Aces; Australian fighter pilots 1939-45

Banner Books, Melbourne


Bennett, John (1994) Defeat to victory; No, 453 Squadron RAAF,

Royal Australian Air Force, Point Cook


Page, Charles (2008) Wings of Destiny,

Rosenberg Publishing, NSW


Masters, Peter (1998) Born Lucky,

Seaview Press, South Australia


Grant, Jim (2007) No 457 (R.A.A.F) Squadron 1941-1945

Graphic sud, France


Veitch, Michael (1990) Fly

Penguin Books, Australia.


Wilson, David (1988) Jacksons Few,

Canberra Publishing and Printing Co. ACT. (Wilson 1)


Wilson, David (1991) The Decisive Factor ; 75 & 76 Squadrons - Port Moresby and Milne Bay 1942

Banner Books, Melbourne (Wilson 3)


Sakai, Saburo (1972) Samurai ; The death defying story of Japan's greatest fighter pilot

New English Library, London.


Johnston, Mark (2011) Whispering Death; Australian airmen inthe Pacific war

Allen & Unwin, New South Wales


Ewer, Peter (2011) Storm over Kokoda; Australia's epic battle for the skies of New Guinea, 1942

Murdoch Books, United Kingdom


Cooper, Anthony (2011) Darwin Spitfires; The real battle for Australia

University of New South Wales, Australia


Clarke, Gordon (2012) This Smuttee Squadron; The history of 78 Squadron RAAF during and post WW2

Self pubilshed


Ikuhiko Hata, Yasuho Izawa & Christopher Shores (2011) Japanese Army Air Force Fighter Units and Their Aces 1931-1945

Grub Street, London


 Ikuhiko Hata, Yasuho Izawa & Christopher Shores (2011) Japanese Naval Air Force Units and Their Aces 1932-1945

Grub Street, London


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Kookaburra, Australia


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Kookaburra, Australia 


These Eagles  (1942)

Australian War Memorial, Canberra


RAAF Log (1943)

Australian War Memorial, Canberra


RAAF Saga (1944)

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Australian War Memorial, Canberra


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Australian National Archives.