Aubrac, L. (1993), Outwitting the Gestapo, University of Nebraska Press
Bailey, R.(2008), Forgotten Voices of the Secret War, Ebury Press in association with the Imperial War Museum
Binney, M. (2003), The Women who Lived for Danger, Hodder and Stoughton, London
Binney, M. (2005), Secret War Heroes: Men of the Special Operations Executive, Hodder and Stoughton, London
Body, B. (2003), Taking the Wings of the Morning, Serendipity, London
Bowman, M.W. (1988), The Bedford Triangle - US Undercover Operations from England in World War Two, Patrick Stephens Ltd., Sparkford
Bowyer, M.J. (1983), Military Airfields in the Central Midlands and Cotswolds, Patrick Stephens Ltd., Sparkford.
Brown, A. (1995),The Jedburgh’s A Short History, privately printed and revised
Buckmaster, M. (1952), Specially Employed, Batchworth Press, London
Bunker, S. (2007), Spy Capital of Britain, Bedford Chronicles
Butler, E. (1963), Amateur Agent, Harrap, London
Butler, J. (1983), Churchill’s Secret Agent, Blaketon Hall, Ashburton; republished as Cyanide in my Shoe, (1991), This England, Cheltenham
Carré, M. (1960) I was the Cat: The Truth about the Most Remarkable Woman Spy since Mata-Hari, by Herself, Souvenir Press, London
Chartres, J. (1992), The Training of World War Two Secret Agents in Cheshire, Bowden History Society Publication
Charrot, J. (1995) Memories of a Navigator of 138 Squadron flying on Special Duties for SOE, unpublished memoirs, Copy in Imperial War Museum
Clark, F. (1993), Peter Five, Independent Books, Bromley.
Clark, F. (1999), Agents by Moonlight – The Secret History of RAF Tempsford during the Second World War, Tempus Publishing Ltd., Stroud.
Cunningham, C. (1998), Beaulieu: The Finishing School for Secret Agents, Leo Cooper, London
Farran, R. (1948), Winged Dagger—Adventures on Special Service, Collins, London
Fishman, J. (1982), And the Walls Come Tumbling Down, Macmillan, New York.
Follett, K. (2001), Jackdaws, Macmillan, London
Foot, M.R.D. (1999), The Special Operations Executive 1940 -1946, Pimlico, London
Foot, M. R.D. (2004), SOE in France, Franck Cass, Abingdon
Fowells, G. (2003), ‘Some failures of SOE and the Double Cross Organisation in the War’, Pioneer Press, Skipton
Gaujac, P. (1999), Special Forces in the Invasion of France, Histoires & Collections
Giskes, H. J. (1953), London Calling North Pole, William Kimber, London
Griffiths, F. (1981), Winged Hours, William Kimber and Co. Ltd., London.
Griffiths, F. (1986), Angel Visits from Biplane to Jets, Thomas Harmsworth Publishing, London
Hamilton, A. (1977) Wings of Night, William Kimber and Co. Ltd., London; reprinted 1993, Crecy Books Ltd.
Hackmann, W. (1994), Seek and Strike, HMSO, London.
Helms, S. (2005), A Life in Secrets – The Story of Vera Atkins and the Lost Agents of the SOE, Abacus, London
Hopkirk, P. (1994), On Secret Service, Murray, London.
Jackson, R. (1983), The Secret Squadrons, Robsons Books, London.
Johns, P. (1979), Within Two Cloaks, William Kimber and Co. Ltd., London.
Jones, G. (1980), Attacker, William Kimber and Co. Ltd., London.
Jones, G. (1981), Night Flight, William Kimber and Co. Ltd., London.
Jones, L. (1990), A Quiet Courage – Women Agents in the French Resistance, Bantam Press, London.
King, S. (1989), Jacqueline: Pioneer Heroine of the Resistance, Arms and Armour
Kramer, R. (1995), Flames in the Field — The Story of Four SOE Agents in Occupied France, Michael Joseph, London
McCall, G. (1981), Flight - Most Secret, William Kimber and Co. Ltd., London.
McDonald, G. (2005) The Man with Nine Lives, The Book Guild Ltd. Lewes
McKenzie, W. (2000), The Secret History of SOE: The Special Operations Executive 1940-1945, St Ermin’s Press, London.
Marshall, B. (1952), White Rabbit, Evans Brothers Ltd., London.
Marshall, R. (1988), All the King’s Men, Collins, London.
Merrick, K.A. (1989), Flights of the Forgotten, Arms and Armour, London.
Miller, R. (2002), Behind the Lines, the oral history of Special Operations in World War II, Secker and Warburg, London
Minney, R.J. (1956), Carve Her Name with Pride, George Newnes.
Nielsen, T. (2000), Inside Fortress Norway, Sunflower University Press, Manhattan, USA
Nicholas, N. (1958), Death be not Proud, White Lion, London.
Olsen, O.R. (1952), Two Eggs on my Plate, Allen and Unwin, London
Pawley, M. (1999), In Obedience to Instructions—FANY with the SOE in the Mediterranean, Leo Cooper, Barnsley
Peake, J. (1998), WW2 Memoirs, Private publication
Peden, M. (1988), A Thousand Shall Fall, Stoddart, Toronto, pp. 278-315
Potten, C.(1986), 7 x 7 x 90 The Story of a Stirling Bomber and its crew, Gandy and Potten
Pym, F. (1998), Sentimental Journey, Private publication, pp. 124-5
Ratcliff, L.F. (2004), Memoirs of Leonard Fitch Ratcliff , Pims
Rigden, D. (2001), SOE Syllabus Lessons in ungentlemanly warfare World War II, Public Record Office, Kew
Rigden, D. (2002), Kill the Fuhrer, Sutton Publishing
Rochester, D. (1978), Full Moon to France, Robert Hale, London
Ruby, M. (1988) F Section, SOE: The Buckmaster Networks, Cooper, London; (1990), Grafton, London
Ryder, S. (1986), Child of my Love , Collins Harvill, London
Scott, S. Tempsford Airfield, GCSE History Project, early-1990s. The final draft contained many original photographs of the base and the Squadrons but was never returned! Copies in possession of Mr and Mrs Dibdin, Everton and the author.
Seaman, M. (2000), Secret Agent’s Handbook of Special Devices. Cromwell Press
Seebohm, C. (1989), The Country House - A Wartime History 1939-45, Wiedenfield and Nicholson, London
Smith, B.F. (1983), The Shadow Warriors, Basic Books, New York
Smith, C.F., Lesberg, S. & McKnight, G. (1981), The Secret War of Charles Fraser-Smith, Michael Joseph, London
Smith, G. (1999), Cambridgeshire Airfields in the Second World War, Countryside Books, Newbury, p. 271
Smith, G. (1999), Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Airfields in the Second World War, Countryside Books, Newbury, pp. 204-218
Stafford, D. (2000), Secret Agent, The True Story of the Special Operations Executive, BBC Worldwide
Tebbutt, R. Operation Carpetbagger – Special Operations, Harrington Aviation Museum
Tickell, J. (1956), Moon Squadrons, Allan Wingate Ltd., London.
Tickell, J. (1995) Odette: The Story of a British Agent, Chapman & Hall, London.
Verity, H. (1978), We Landed By Moonlight, Ian Allan Ltd., Surrey; revised edition (1995).
Watts, R.O. (1997), They Flew Low – Alone - in Moonlight, SOS Printing, Sydney, Australia.
West, N. (1992), Secret War - The Story of SOE – Britain’s Wartime Sabotage Organisation, Hodder and Stoughton, London, p. 45
Willis, S & Hollis, B. (1987), Military Airfields in the British Isles 1939 -1945, Omnibus Edition, Ditchmarsh, Kettering
Newspaper and Magazine Articles
Aeroplane Monthly, July 2008’
Baltimore Jewish Times, Berg, L. Story of an Anti-Nazi Spy, June 2nd 2006
Bedfordshire on Sunday, Fields, T. ‘Resistance work hits the cinema spotlight again’, April 7th 2002, pp.12-13
Biggleswade Chronicle,’ Village News on Tempsford’, 6th March 1987, 18th October 1991
Biggleswade Chronicle, Bowker, D. ‘Secret Tale of Moonlight Drops’, 21st November 1986, p.24
Biggleswade Chronicle, ‘Search for historic aircraft fails’, 6th March 1987
Biggleswade Chronicle?, Lee, A. (1996), ‘Survivors Remember the Happy Moments’, newspaper article dated 21st November in Potton History Society’s Tempsford file
Biggleswade Chronicle, ‘Silence for Secret Squadron’, Fri. 3rd October 1997
Biggleswade Chronicle, Garvie, B. ‘My days at the secret airfield’, 7th November 1997
Biggleswade Chronicle, ‘Brave Moonlight Missions Revealed’, Friday 26th November, p.6
Biggleswade Chronicle, ‘Wartime Missions recalled’, 21st January 2000
Biggleswade Magazine, Tibbutt, H. G. ‘Cloak and Dagger Squadrons of EAF Tempsford in World Wat Two’, 1970, vol. 12, pp.269-274
Bedfordshire Times and Standard, ‘King and Queen Visit RAF Station’, 12th November 1943
Bedfordshire Times and Standard, ‘Tempsford War-Time Secret’, Friday 29th August 1958
Bedfordshire Times and Standard, Castle, P. ‘From Tempsford - to torture and execution’, 1st March 1963, p.12
Biggleswade Times, ‘High courage and daring by moonlight’, undated article (C.Beds. HER 9269 no.3)
The Crow, ‘Jam session in a hangar!’, Thursday 18th, April 2002, p.9
Evening Standard ‘Tempsford kept one of the war’s biggest secrets’, 16th June 1945
FlyPast, Breeze, J.T. ‘Moon Squadron Stirlings - Stirling at 50’, May 1989, pp. 21-24
FlyPast, Peake, W.R. ‘They were all called ‘Joe’, March 2002, pp. 34-38
The Guardian, Norton-Taylor, R. ‘War papers reveal betrayal of foreign agents’, Saturday 10th June, p.4 1995
Hunts. Post, Thomas, G., ‘Hunts was a Nerve Centre of Allied Espionage...’, 23rd December 1954
Hunts. Post (?), Montgomery, ‘Monty has a remarkable story’, 19th September 1958
RAF Quarterly, Hughes, L. M. ‘Flying Secret Agents into and from Enemy Country’, 1962, Vol.2. no.1
The Daily Telegraph, ‘Lidice and Lesaky’, 11th June 1942
The Daily Telegraph, ‘Allied Planes Secret Landings in France’, 9th February 1944
The Daily Telegraph’s Second Book of Obituaries, ‘Gp Captain Ron Hockey’, (1992), pp. 231-5
The Daily Telegraph, Colonel Maurice Buckmaster’s obituary, 1992
The Daily Telegraph, Squadron Leader ‘Bunny’ Rymills’ obituary, 1997
The Daily Telegraph, Sdn Leader James Wagland’s’ obituary, 9th April 2005
The Daily Telegraph, White Mouse, 5th June 2005.
The Daily Telegraph, Pearl Cornioley, 12th April 2006.
The Daily Telegraph, Air Chief Marshal Sir Lewis Hodges’ obituary, January 5th 2007.
The Daily Telegraph, Documents reveal role of ‘winged spies,’ 21st March 2007
The Guardian, Oswin Craster, May 2nd 2006
The Independent on Sunday, ‘Revealed\; the secret female army that spied for Britain’, 11th May 2003
The Observer, Revealed: the wartime hero abandoned by M16, May 22nd 2005
The Sunday Express, Simpson, W. DFC, ‘Some hush-hush adventures of ‘F for Freddie’ Pickard’, November 5th 1944
The Sunday Express, WAAF girls parachuted into France, March 11th 1945
The Times, December 19th 1946
The Times, A.H.C Boxer’s obituary, Tuesday May 5th 1995
Trading Post, Bill Frost’s memoirs, January – March 1992, pp.64-66
Bunnage, D. ‘The History of Tempsford Hall’, undated newspaper article
Bedfordshire County Record Office. (BCRO.) PM 2935/4/23
BCRO. PM 2935/4/25
BCRO. PM 2936/1/40.9
BCRO. PM 2936/1/45.13
BCRO. PM 2936/1/45.19
BCRO. PM 2936/1/46.27
BCRO. PM 2936/1/46-52
Beds. Co. Library 942/TEM.
Public Record Office, Kew, SOE Archives 1/40/18, Tempsford History p.2; AD/S.1; SC.38.1; HS4/39; HS7/28; HS7/30
Films and TV Programmes
Carve Her Name with Pride, (1958) Film directed by Lewis Gilbert
Churchill’s Secret Army, Channel 4 Television, January 28th, February 4th, 11th 2000
Heroes of Telemark, (1965) Film directed by Anthony Mann
Moonstrike, BBC TV series March 1963
Now the Story can be Told, (1944) RAF Film at Hendon Air Museum
Odette, (1950) Wilcox-Neale film directed by Herbert Wilcox
Target for Tonight, (1941) Film directed by Harry Watt
The Mapmakers, UK History Channel, 27th June 2004
They Flew Alone, (1941) Film directed by Herbert Wilcox
The Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, Channel 5 documentary by Jan and Krystyna Kaplan, 29th May 2001
Secret Agent – The True Story of Violette Szabó , BBC Midland documentary by Howard Tuck 19th September 2002
Female Agents, Revolver Films, 2008