Delaware Military History
Dover AFB History Bibliography:

“Airlift! The Story of the Military Airlift Command”, Marcella Thum and Gladys Thum, 1986
Dodd Mead and Co., New York NY

“Air Mobility, The Evolution of Global Reach,” Keith Hutcheson, 1999, Point One Inc.,
Vienna VA

“Anything, Anywhere, Anytime: An Illustrated History of the Military Airlift Command,
1941-1991”, Military Airlift Command Office of History, 1991, Scott AFB IL

“Air Force Combat Units of World War II”, Maurer Maurer, 1983, Office of Air Force history,
Washington DC

“B-17G, Shoo Shoo Baby, the Restoration Story”, Pamphlet

“The Chronological History of the C-5 Galaxy”, Dr. John W. Leland and Ms. Kathryn A.
Wilcoxson, Office of Air Mobility Command, Scott AFB IL 2003

“Claims to Fame, The B-17 Flying Fortress, Steven Birdsall and Roger A. Freeman, Arms and
armor Press, London, 1994 (“Queen of the Skies” - Shoo Shoo Baby )

“Delaware Aviation History”, by George J. Frebert, 1998, Dover Litho, Dover DE

“Delaware’s Role in World War II”, William H. Conner, and Leon DeValinger Jr. 1955, Public
Archives Commission, Dover DE

“The District, A History of the Philadelphia District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1866-
1971, Frank E. Snyder, and Brian H. Guss

“Dover AFB History”, USAF Fact Sheet

“Dover Army Airfield, 1940-1944, volumes 1-4” manuscript documents, Historical Data,
Headquarters Dover Army Air Field, Declassified, AMC Museum Library

“Eight Decades of American Military Airlift”, Daniel L. Haulman, 2000 from Golden Legacy,
Boundless Future, Essays on the USAF and the Rise of Aerospace Power, Air Force History
and Museums Program

“The Flying History of the 1607th Air Transport Wing (H)” by Harry Heist, AMC Museum.

“Flying Squadrons, A graphic history of the U.S.Army Air Forces”, S. Paul Johnston, Duell,
Sloan and Pearce, New York, 1942

“History of the 436th Airlift Wing, the “Eagle Wing” and Dover AFB”, John T. Murphy,
436th Airlift Wing Historian

“The 60th Anniversary of the Dover Air Force Base” Transcript of Speech by Senator Biden,
in U.S. Senate Chambers December 11, 2001

“The History of Dover Air Force Base and The Heritage of the 436th Airlift Wing” Thomas P.
Lauria, SSgt USAF, 436th Wing Historian, ca.2000

“The Official Guide to the Army Air Forces, A Directory, Almanac, and Chronicle of
Achievement”, Simon and Schuster, New York 1944