Further Reading on the Friendly Invasion in Suffolk
John T. Appleby, Suffolk Summer Ipswich, East Anglian Magazine Ltd, 1948.
Robert S. Arbib, Jr. Here We Are Together – The Notebook of an American Soldier in Britain London, Longmans, Green and Co, 1946.
Lucy Bland, Britain’s Brown Babies: The Story of Children Born to Black GIs and White Women in the Second World War Manchester, Manchester University Press, 2019.
Graham Cross, Slybirds – A Photographic History of the 35rd Fighter Group During the Second World War Hitchen, Fighting High Ltd, 2017.
Graham Cross, Jonah’s Feet Are Dry – The Experience of the 353rd Fighter Group During World War II Ipswich, Thunderbolt Publishing, 2001.
Sam Edwards, Allies in Memory – World War II and the Politics of Transatlantic Commemoration, c. 1941-2001 Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Roger A. Freeman, Airfields of the Eighth - Then and Now London, Battle of Britain Prints International Limited, 1978.
Juliet Gardner, ‘Over Here’ – The GIs in Wartime Britain London, Collins and Brown, 1992.
George Korson, At His Side - The American Red Cross Overseas in World War II New York, Coward-McCann, Inc., 1945.
Norman Longmate, The G.I.’s – The Americans in Britain,1942-1945 London, Hutchinson, 1975.
David Reynolds, Rich Relations – The American Occupation of Britain, 1942-1945 London, Harper Collins, 1995.
Ron Robin, Enclaves of America: The Rhetoric of American Political Architecture Abroad, 1900-1965 Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1992.
Graham Smith, When Jim Crow Met John Bull – Black American Soldiers in World War II Britain London, Taurus, 1987.
Jenel Virden, Good-bye, Piccadilly – British War Brides in America Urbana, University of Illinois Press, 1996.
Articles and Book Chapters
Graham Cross, ‘The Meaning of Madingley: Anglo-American Commemorative Culture at the Cambridge American Military Cemetery’ Journal of Transatlantic Studies 18(3), 2020
Sam Edwards, Twelve o'clock high and American Airpower, 1949-1967. A. Froula, S. Takacs. In: American Militarism on the Small Screen. Routledge, 2016, pp.46-62.
Sam Edwards, Ruins, Relics and Restoration: The Afterlife of World War Two American Airfields in England, 1945-2005. In: Militarized Landscapes: From Gettysburg to Salisbury Plan. London: Continum, 2010, pp.210-228.
Sam Edwards, Commemorating Air War: The Airfields of the US Eighth Air Force. In: Perspectives on Conflict. Salford: European Studies Research Institute, 2006, pp.117-141.
Many of the individual airfields, fighter and bomb groups and museums have comprehensive websites that are an excellent starting point for your research.
353rd Fighter Group Raydon
356th Fighter Group Martlesham Heath
357th Fighter Group Leiston
364th Fighter Group Honington
479th Fighter Group Wattisham
34th Bomb Group Mendlesham
94th Bomb Group Bury St. Edmunds
385th Bomb Group Great Ashfield
388th Bomb Group Knettishall
446th Bomb Group Bungay
447th Bomb Group Rattlesden
487th Bomb Group Lavenham
489th Bomb Group Halesworth
490th Bomb Group Eye
493rd Bomb Group Debach
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