Publications and Web Resources

Researching a Veteran


Gawne, Jonathan. Finding Your Father’s War: A Practical Guide to Researching and Understanding Service in the World War II U.S. Army. Philadelphia: Casemate, 2006.

Johnson, Richard S., and Debra Johnson, 1964- Knox. How to Locate Anyone Who Is or Has Been in the Military: Armed Forces Locator Guide. Spartanburg, SC: MIE Pub, 1999.


The Library of Congress – Veteran’s History Project

Memories of War – Share Your Story

The National Archives – Veterans’ Service Records

The National World War II Museum – Research a Veteran

The US Army Veterans

101st Airborne


Ambrose, Stephen E. Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitlers Eagle’s Nest. New York: Simon and Schusters, 1992.

Bando, Mark. Avenging Eagles: Forbidden Tales of the 101st Airborne Division in WW2. Detroit, Mich: M. Bando Pub, 2006.

Bando, Mark. The 101st Airborne: From Holland to Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest. Osceola, WI, USA: Motorbooks International, 1995.

Bando, Mark. Vanguard of the Crusade: The 101st Airborne Division in World War II. Bedford, PA: Aberjona Press, 2003.

Bowen, Robert, and Christopher J. Anderson. Fighting with the Screaming Eagles: With the 101st Airborne from Normandy to Bastogne. London: Greenhill Books, 2001.

Burgett, Donald R. Currahee! Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1967.

Devlin, Gerard M. Paratrooper! New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1978.

Killblane, Richard, and Jake McNiece. The Filthy Thirteen: From the Dustbowl to Hilter’s Eagle’s Nest : the 101st Airborne’s Most Legendary Squad of Combat Paratroopers. Havertown, Pa: Casemate, 2003.


Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation

HistoryNet – 101 Airborne

The Story of the 101st Airborne Division

The 502 Parachute Infantry Regiment

World War Two Airborne – the 101st

Battle of the Bulge


Beck, Edward P. “Roads to Bastogne.” Military Heritage 6 no. 4 (2005): 36-45.

Burgett, Donald R. Seven Roads to Hell: A Screaming Eagle at Bastogne. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1999.

Cirillo, Roger. Ardennes-Alsace. [Washington, D.C.]: U.S. Army Center of Military History, 1995.


Cole, Hugh Marshall. United States Army in World War II, The European Theater of Operations … Battle of the Bulge, by Hugh M. Cole. [7.], The Ardennes. Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 1965.

The Ardennes: Battle of the Bulge

Delaforce, Patrick. The Battle of the Bulge: Hitler’s Final Gamble. Harlow, England: Pearson Education, 2004.

Eisenhower, John S. D. The Bitter Woods; The Dramatic Story, Told at All Echelons, from Supreme Command to Squad Leader, of the Crisis That Shook the Western Coalition: Hitler’s Surprise Ardennes Offensives. New York: Putnam, 1969.

Elstob, Peter. Hitler’s Last Offensive; the Full Story of the Battle of the Ardennes. New York: Macmillan, 1971.

Goldstein, Donald M., Katherine V. Dillon, and J. Michael Wenger. Nuts! the Battle of the Bulge: The Story and Photographs. Washington: Brassey’s, 1994.

Kershaw, Alex. The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII’s Most Decorated Platoon. Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 2004.

Koskimaki, George E. The Battered Bastards of Bastogne: A Chronicle of the Defense of Bastogne, December 19, 1944-January 17, 1945. Havertown, PA: Casemate, 2003.

Lippman, David H. “Bastogne Belatedly Besieged.” Military History 11, no 5 (1994): 31-37.

MacDonald, Charles Brown. A Time for Trumpets: The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge. New York: Morrow, 1984.

MacKenzie, Fred. The Men of Bastogne. New York: D. McKay Co, 1968.

Marshall, S. L. A., John Glendower Westover, and A. Joseph Webber. Bastogne The Story of the First Eight Days in Which the 101st Airborne Division Was Closed Within the Ring of German Forces. U.S. Army in action series. Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 1988.

Bastogne: The First Eight Days

Merriam, Robert Edward. Dark December. Chicago: Ziff-Davis, 1947.

Mitchell, Ralph M. The 101st Airborne Division’s Defense of Bastogne. Fort Leavenworth, Kan: U.S. Army  Command and General Staff College, Combat Studies Institute, 1986.

Patterson, Eugene C. Patton’s Unsung Armor of the Ardennes: The Tenth Armored Division’s Secret Dash to Bastogne. [Philadelphia]: Xlibris Corp, 2008.

Phillips, Robert H. To Save Bastogne. New York: Stein & Day, 1983.

Toland, John. Battle: The Story of the Bulge. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1999.

Weintraub, Stanley. 11 Days in December: Christmas at the Bulge, 1944. New York: Free Press, 2006.

Zaloga, Steve. Battle of the Bulge. Oxford: Osprey, 2010.


Military History Online – Battle of the Bulge

HistoryNet – Battle of the Bulge

The US Army – Battle of the Bulge

The US Army Center for Military History – The Battle of the Bulge

US Signal Corp.


Raines, Rebecca Robbins. Getting the Message Through: A Branch History of the U.S. Army Signal Corps. Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 1996.

Getting the Message Through

Signal Soldiers in Europe: D-Day and After

Thompson, George Raynor, and Dixie R. Harris. The Signal Corps: The Outcome (Mid-1943 Through 1945). Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 2008.


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