Books

Lest We Forget – 617 squadron in the derwent valley
Author: Les Hallam
Published by: Les Hallam
Silent Valley at War – Life in the derwent valley 1939-1945, includes information on Dambusters
Author: Vic Hallam
Published by: Sheaf Publishing
ISBN: 1-85048-010-9Silent Valley at War by Vic Hallam

Still the Candle Burns – Memories of Leonard Cheshire VC
Author: June Beslievre
Published by: J.B Gencot Publications
ISBN: 0-953-9525-0-9.
True life stories from people who knew Leonard Cheshire. This book gives you a very good insight into the man himself. Its a must read book.
Still the Candle Burns by June Beslievre

Cheshire V.C – The life story of Leonard Cheshire, from school boys days to the opening of the Cheshire Homes.
This book is out of print but can be found on some auction sites on the internet.
Enemy Coast Ahead – Guy Gibsons own story
Author: Guy Gibson
Published by: Goodall
ISBN: 0-907579-62-0
Enemy Coast Ahead by Guy Gibson

The Men Who Breached the Dams – Story of the dams raid
Author: Alan Cooper
Published by: Airlife Publishing ltd
ISBN: 1-85310-396-9
The Men Who Breached the Dams by Alan Cooper

The Dambusters Raid – Story of the dams raid
Author: John Sweetman
Published by: Cassell Military Classics
ISBN: 0-304-35173-3
The Dambusters Raid by John Sweetman

The Dam Busters – One of the original authors to put pen to paper a write down the story of the dams raid
Author: Paul Brickhill
Original published in the early 50’s but many still be in print or found on the internet auction sites.
The Dam Busters by Paul Brickhill

Beyond the Dams to the Tirpitz – Stories up till the end of the war
Author: Alan Cooper
Published by: Goodall
ISBN: 0-907579-15-9
Beyond the Dams to the Tirpitz by Alan Cooper

RAF Bomber Command Losses 1939-40 – Reference book for all Bombers lost in 1939/40
Author: W R Chorley
Published by: Midland Counties Publications
ISBN: 0-904597-85-7
An absolute stunning series of books covering every aircraft lost by bomber command plus listing of the aircrews involved at that fateful time, information on Prisoners of war, Evaders, Escapers, Bases, Squadron losses.
RAF Bomber Command Losses 1939-40 by W.R. Chorley

RAF Bomber Command Losses 1941 – Reference book for all Bombers lost in 1941
Author: W R Chorley
Published by: Midland Counties Publications
ISBN: 0-904597-87-3
An absolute stunning series of books covering every aircraft lost by bomber command plus listing of the aircrews involved at that fateful time, information on Prisoners of war, Evaders, Escapers, Bases, Squadron losses.
RAF Bomber Command Losses 1941 by W.R. Chorley

RAF Bomber Command Losses 1942 – Reference book for all Bombers lost in 1942
Author: W R Chorley
Published by: Midland Counties Publications
ISBN: 0-904597-89-x.
An absolute stunning series of books covering every aircraft lost by bomber command plus listing of the aircrews involved at that fateful time, information on Prisoners of war, Evaders, Escapers, Bases, Squadron losses.
RAF Bomber Command Losses 1942 – by W.R. Chorley

RAF Bomber Command Losses 1943 – Reference book for all Bombers lost in 1943
Author: W R Chorley
Published by: Midland Counties Publications
ISBN: 0-904597-90-3
An absolute stunning series of books covering every aircraft lost by bomber command plus listing of the aircrews involved at that fateful time, information on Prisoners of war, Evaders, Escapers, Bases, Squadron losses.
RAF Bomber Command Losses 1943 by W.R. Chorley

RAF Bomber Command Losses 1944 – Reference book for all Bombers lost in 1944
Author: W R Chorley
Published by: Midland Counties Publications
ISBN: 0-904597-91-1
An absolute stunning series of books covering every aircraft lost by bomber command plus listing of the aircrews involved at that fateful time, information on Prisoners of war, Evaders, Escapers, Bases, Squadron losses.
RAF Bomber Command Losses 1944 by W.R. Chorley

RAF Bomber Command Losses 1945 – Reference book for all Bombers lost in 1945
Author: W R Chorley
Published by: Midland Counties Publications
ISBN: 0-904597-92-X
An absolute stunning series of books covering every aircraft lost by bomber command plus listing of the aircrews involved at that fateful time, information on Prisoners of war, Evaders, Escapers, Bases, Squadron losses.
RAF Bomber Command Losses 1945 by W.R. Chorley