Following is a
comprehensive list of
biographies and books written by
american combat fighter pilot aces
and other authors,
documenting the aces exploits
and life experiences.

Listed by pilot, book titles include author(s),
approximate pages, publisher and year last published.
 
 
   
 
Pilot
Title
Author(s)
Pages
Publisher
Year
 
Richard Lear Alexander
They Called
Me Dixie
Alexander, Richard L.
271
Robinson Typographics, 1988
Clarence Emil Anderson
To Fly and Fight
Anderson, Clarence E with Joe P. Hamelin
302
St. Martins Press, 1990
Marion Hughes Aten
Last Train
Over Rostov Bridge
Aten, Marion and
Arthur Ormont
340
Julian Messner, Inc., 1981
William Terry Badham
Memoirs and Art
Badham, William Terry
91
Mantone Reproducers
of Fine Art, 1987
 

Eyes of the Eagle
The Exploites of Henry Lee Badham, Jr. and
William Terry Badham
in the EAF


Badham, Thomas E.
119
Eigenverlag. 1996
Rex Theodore Barber
Ace Profile:
Col. Rex T. Barber
Hess, William
n.p.
Mustang International, 1993
Charles John Biddle
Fighting Airman: The Way of the Eagle
Biddle, Charles J.
289
Doubleday, 1966
Frederick Corbin Blesse
Check Six
Blesse, Frederick C.
178
Champlin Fighter
Museum Press, 1988
 
No Guts, No Glory
Blesse, Boots
74
USAF (reprint)
Richard Ira Bong
Dick Bong,
Ace of Aces
Kenney, George C.
132
Zenger, 1980
 
Dear Mom:  So We Have a War
Bong, Carl 
573
Burgess Publishing, 1994
 
The Missions and
P-38 Lightnings of Richard I. Bong:
  A Synopsis
Johnson, Lee
and
T.C. Hill
384
Self-Published
Gregory Boyington
Baa Baa Black Sheep
Boyington, Pappy
384
G P Putnam's Sons, 1958
 
Tonya
Boyington, Pappy
315
Bobbs-Merrill, 1960
 
Black Sheep One
Gamble, Bruce
452
Presidio, 2000
Arthur Raymond Brooks
Capt. A. R. Brooks: America's Quiet Ace of W.W.I
Musciano, Walter A.
72
Hobby Helpers, 1963
Harold R. Buckley
Squadron 95
Buckley, Harold
227
The Obelisk Press, 1933
Lawrence Kingsley Callahan
Callahan,
The Last War Bird
Skelton, Marvin L.
143
MA/AH Publishing, 1980
Alvin Andrew Callender
War in an
Open Cockpit
Callender, A.A.
108
World War I Aero Publishers, 1978
Douglas Campbell
Let's Go Where the Action Is!
Campbell, Douglas,
ed by Jack R. Eder
97
JaaRe Publishing, 1984
Marion Eugene Carl
Pushing the Envelope
Carl, Marion E.
with Barrett Tillman
133
US Naval Institute, 1994
Leonard Kyle Carson
Pursue and Destroy
Carson, Leonard
175
Sentry Books, 1978
Henry Robinson Clay
Lt. Henry R. Clay: Sopwith Camel Ace
Skelton, Marvin L. and George H. Williams
204
University of Texas, 1998
Oscar Hoffman Coen
Oscar: His Story
Coen, Oscar Hoffman & Mildred Coen Robeck
149
Dorrance, 2000
Everett Richard Cook
Everett R. Cook, A Memoir
Riggs, Joseph and Margaret Lawrence
198
Memphis Public Library, 1971
Hamilton Coolidge
Letters of an American Airman: Being the War
Record of Capt. Hamilton Coolidge, U.S.A. 1917-1918
Coolidge, Hamilton
231
Plimpton Press, 1919
Richard I. Cormier
Wildcats to Tomcats: The Tailhook Navy
Cormier, Zeke
2007
Phalanx, 1995
Randall Harold Cunnigham
Fox Two
Cunnigham, Randy and Jeff Ethell
161
Champlin Fighter Museum
1984
Arthur Gerald Donahue
Tally-Ho! Yankee
in a Spitfire
Donahue, Arthur G
167
Macmilian & co., 1943
Last Flight From Singapore
Donahue, Arthur G
169
Macmilian & co., 1943
Ben Drew
Ben Drew: The Katzenjammer Ace
Rowell, R. R. with
U.L. Drew
248
Powell, 1998
William Robert Dunn
Fighter Pilot
Dunn,William R.
234
University Press of Kentucky
1982
James Henry Flatley, Jr.
Reaper Leader: The Life of Jimmy Flatley
Ewing, Steve
384
Naval Institute Press, 2002
Norman John Fortier
An Ace of the Eighth
Fortier, Bud
368
Presidio, 2003
Joseph Jacob Foss
Joe Foss:
Flying Marine
Simmon,Walter
(as told to)
160
E.P. Dulton, 1943
A Proud American:
The Autobiography
of Joe Foss
Foss, Joe with
Donna Wild Foss
359
Pocket Books, 1992
Cecil Glenn Foster
MIG Alley to Mu Ghia Pass: Memoirs of a Korean War Ace
Foster, Cecil G. with David K. Vaughan
151
McFarland, 2001
Francis S. Gabreski
Gabby:
A Fighter Pilot's Life
Gabreski, Francis
as told to
Carl Molesworth
277
Orion, 1991
 
Gabby:
A Fighter Pilot's Life
Gabreski, Francis
as told to
Carl Molesworth
174
Schiffer, 1997
John Roderick Galvin
Salvation for a
Doomed Zoomie
Galvin, John
with Frank Allnutt
272
Allnutt Publishing, 1983
Dominic Salvatore Gentile
One Man Air Force
Gentile, Don S.
as told to Ira Wolfert
55
L. B. Fischer, 1944
Don S. Gentile: Soldier of God
and Country
Spagnuolo, Mark M.
337
College Press, 1986
John Trevor Godfrey
The Look of Eagles
Godfrey, John T.
245
Random House, 1958
Robert John Goebel
Mustang Ace
Goebel, Robert J.
228
Pacifica Press, 1991
James Alexander Goodson
Tumult in the Clouds
Goodson, James A.
238
William Kimber, 1983
The Last
of the Knights
Goodson, James A.
192
Harrop Press, 1990
Over-Paid, Over-Sexed and Over Here
Goodson, James A.
and Norman Franks
207
Wingham Press,1991
Gordon M. Graham
Down for Double: Anecdotes of
a Fighter Pilot
Graham, Gordon M.
321
Brandylane, 1996
Herschel H. Green
Herky: The Memoirs
of a Checkertail Ace
Green, Herschel H.
192
Schiffer, 1996
Bill Harris
Bill, A Pilot's Story
Harris, Brooklyn
350
Brooklyn Harris, 1995
Harold Evans Hartney
Up and At 'em
Hartney, Harold E.
360
Doubleday, 1971
Herbert Brooks Hatch
An Ace and His Angel: Memoirs of
a World War II Fighter Pilot
Hatch, Herbert "Stub"
104
Turner, 2000
Ralph Kidd Hofer
Kidd Hofer: Last of the Screwball Pilots
White, Troy L.
200
Stardust Studios, 2003
James Howell Howard
Roar of the Tiger
Howard, James H.
310
Orion, 1991
Jack Milton Ilfrey
Happy Jack's
Go-Buggy
Ilfrey, Jack,
with Max Reynolds
167
Exposition, 1979
Happy Jack's
Go-Buggy
Ilfrey, Jack,
with Mark Copeland
125
Schiffer, 1998
Gerald Richard Johnson
Jungle Ace
Bruning, John R
259
Brassey's Inc., 2001
Called to Command
Johnson, Gerald W.
240
Turner, 1996
Robert Samuel Johnson
Thunderbolt
Johnson,Robert S.,
with Martin Caidlin
305
Rinehart & Co., 1958
Iven Carl Kincheloe, Jr.
First of the Spacemen
Haggerty, James J. Jr.
148
Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1958
Dean Ivan Lamb
The Incurable Fillibuster: Adventures
of Col. Dean
Lamb, Dean Ivan
298
Farrar & Rinehart, 1934
William Carpenter Lambert
Combat Report
Lambert, Bill
224
William Kimber, 1973
Barnstorming
and Girls
Lambert, Bill
289
Sunflower University, 1980
Frederick Libby
Horses Don't Fly:
A Memoir of
World War I
Libby, Frederick
274
Arcade, 2000
Donald Sewell Lopez
Into the Teeth
of the Tiger
Lopez, Donald S.
248
Bantam, 1986
Fighter Pilot's Heaven:
Flight Testing
the Early Jets
Lopez, Donald S.
223
Smithsonian, 1995
Into the Teeth
of the Tiger
Lopez, Donald S.
230
Smithsonian, 1997
Raoul Lufbery
Deux grands Chevaliers de I'aventure: Marc
Mortane, Jacques
319
Editions Baudiniere, 198
Frank Luke
The Balloon Buster:
Frank Luke of Arizona
Hall, Norman S.
191
Doubleday, 1928
Frank Luke: The September Rampage
Haiber, William P.
220
The Info Devel Press, 1999
Christopher Lyman Magee
Lost Black Sheep:
The Search of
WWII Ace Chris Magee
Reed, Robert T.
246
Hellgate, 2001
Walker Melville Mahurin
Honest John
Mahurin, Walker M.
313
G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1962
Kenneth Ray Martin
Target Luftwaffe
Ong, William A.
355
The Lowell Press, 1981
Thomas Buchanan McGuire
The Last Great Ace:
The Life of Major
Thomas B. McGuire, Jr.
Martin, Charles A.
372
Fruit Cove Publishing, 1998
Hamilton McWhorter, III
The First Hellcat Ace
McWhorter, III, Hamilton,
with Jay A. Stout
213
Pacifica Military History, 2001
William Walter Momyer
Air Power
in Three Wars
Momyer, William W.
358
US GPO, 19nd
Edward Henry O'Hare
Fateful Rendezvous:
The Life of
Butch O'Hare
Ewing, Steve
and John B. Lundstrom
358
Naval Institute Press, 1997
Ralph Ambrose O'Neill
A Dream of Eagles
O'Neill, Ralph A.
324
Houghton Mifflin. 1973
Edward Overton
Sports After Fifty
Overton, Ted
216
Azumuth Press, 1988
Melvin R. Paisley
Ace: Autobiography
of a Fighter Pilot
World War II
Paisley, Melvin with Vicki Paisley
316
Brandon Publishing, 1992
Edwin Charles Parsons
I Flew With the
Lafayette Escadrille
Parsons, Edwin C.
335
Arno Press, 1972
Robert Bruce Porter
Ace! A Marine
Night-Fighter Pilot
in World War II
Porter, R. Bruce, with Eric Hammel
279
Pacifica Press, 1985
George Earl Preddy
Wings God
Gave My Soul
Noah, Joseph W.
209
Charles Baptie Studios, 1974
George Preddy:
Top Mustang Ace
Noah, Joseph W. and Samuel I. Sox, Jr.
192
Motorbooks International, 1991
Joseph Hunter Reinburg
Combat
Aerial Escapades
Reinburg, J. Hunter
165
Carton, 1966
Aerial Combat
Escapades
Reinburg, J. Hunter
269
GCBA Publishing, 1988
Edward Vernon Rickenbacker
Seven Came Through: Rickenbacker's
Full Story
Rickenbacker,
Edward V
118
Doubleday Doran, 1943
Aerial Combat
Escapades
Adamson, Hans Christian
309
Macmilian, 1946
Fighting
The Flying Circus
Rickenbacker,
Eddie V
296
Doubleday, 1965
Rickenbacker
Rickenbacker,
Eddie V
458
Prentice Hall, 1967
From Father to Son:
The Letters of
Capt. Eddie
Rickenbacker,
William F. (ed.)
204
Walker, 1970
 
Fighting
The Flying Circus

Rickenbacker,
Eddie V, edited byW. David Lewis

435
Lakeside Press, 1997
Robinson Risner
The Passing of the Night
Risner, Robinson
264
Random House, 1973
Bogart Rogers
A Yankee Ace in the RAF: The World War I
Morrow, John H. Jr., and Earl Rogers
264
U of Kansas, 1996
Letters of
Captain Bogart Rogers
Rogers
Camille Joseph Rosbert
Flying Tiger Joe's Adventure Story Cookbook
Rosbart, C. Joseph
343
Giant Poplar Press, 1985
David Carl Schilling
"Follow Me":
The Life and Times
of David C. Schilling
McClure, John C. and Charlotte S.McClure
148
Taylor Publishing, 1995
Robert Lee Scott
God is My Co-Pilot
Scott, Robert Lee
277
CharlesScribner's Sons, 1943
Damned to Glory
Scott, Robert Lee
288
Blue Ribbon Books, 1945
Runway to the Sun
Scott, Robert Lee
218
Scribner's, 1945
Between the
Elephant's Eyes!
Scott, Robert Lee
243
Dodd,Mead, 1954
Look of the Eagle
(novel - skip)
Scott, Robert Lee
278
Dodd,Mead, 1955
Samburu the Elephant
Scott, Robert Lee
151
Dodd,Mead, 1957
Boring a Hole in the Sky: Six Million Miles
With a Fighter Pilot
Scott, Robert Lee
292
Random House, 1961
God is Still My Co-Pilot
Scott, Robert Lee
276
Augury Press, 1967
The Day
I Owned the Sky
Scott, Robert Lee
238
Bantam, 1961
Robert Tharp Smith
Tale of a Tiger
Smith, R. T.
362
Tiger Originals, 1986
Elliott White Springs
War Birds: The Diary
of an Unknown
Aviator
Springs, Elliott White
267
Temple Press Books, 1966
War Bird
Davis, Burke
166
U of North Carolina Press, 1987
Edgar Taylor
It's a Long Way to
Camas Meadows:
The Flying Log, Letters
and Diary of Lieutenant Edgar Taylor
E. Taylor
155
Idaho State University Press,
1987
James Neale Thorne
Pilot Officer
James Neale Thorne
Floyd, Olive
345
Privately printed, 1956
Frank Glasgow Tinker
Some Still Live
Tinker, Frank G
284
Lovat Dickson, 1938
Robert Miles Todd
Sopwith Camel
Fighter Ace
Todd, Robert M.
112
Ajay Enterprise, 1978
John Hinds Truluck
And So It Was
Truluck, Jr.,John H.
156
The Press and Standard, Inc.,
1990
Richard Eugene Turner
Big Friend,
Little Friend
Turner, Richard E.
176
Doubleday, 1989
Witold Urbanowicz
Ogien Nad Chinami
Urbanowicz, Witold
286
Znak, 1963
Swit zwyciestwa
Urbanowicz, Witold
321
Znak, 1971
Latajace Tygrysty
Urbanowicz, Witold
257
Wydawnictwo Lubeiskie, 1980
George Augustus Vaughn
War Flying in France
Vaughn, George A.
171
MA/AH Publishing, 1980
Charles Herbert Vell
Adventure's A Wench
Vell, C.H. as told to Howard Marsh
340
Grosset & Dunlap, 1953
Under Fire: The Life of Charles Vell
Marsh, Howard
340
Linden, 2003
Clinton Dannolt Vincent
Fire and Fall Back
McClure, Glenn E.
1975
Barnes Press, 256
Ralph Henry Wandrey
Fighter Pilot
Wandrey, Ralph H.
94
Carlton, 1979
George S. Welch
Aces Wild:
The Race for Mach 1
Blackburn, Al
282
Scholarly Resources, 1999
Richard Lee West
Three Songs
and Other Poems
West, Richard
188
Richard West, 1994
Theodore Hugh Winters
Skipper
Winters, T. Hugh
159
Champlin Fighter
Museum Press, 1985
Charles Elwood Yeager
Across the High
Frontier Yeager
Lundgren, William R.
268
William Morrow, 1955
Yeager
Yeager, Chuck
and Leo Janos
342
Bantam, 1985
Press On!
Further Adventures
in the Good Life
Yeager, Chuck and Charles Leerhsen
247
Bantam, 1988
The Quest for
Mach One
Yeager, Chuck,
Bob Carhenas, Bob Hoover, Jack Russell and James Young
142
Penguin Studio, 1997
Hubert Zemke
The Hub: Fighter Leader
Freeman,Roger A.
256
Airlife, 1988
Zemke's Wolf Pack
Freeman,Roger A.
256
Orion Books, 1989
Zemke's Stalag
Zemke,Hubert, as told to Roger A. Freeman
148
Smithsonian Institution Press,
1991