The scope of this research was limited to Wally’s service in the Army Air Forces from 1942-1945. However, a tremendous amount of research was conducted to provide the necessary historical and military context to accurately interpret information about Wally’s service.
All sources used in the development of the book, “Wings of Steel,” are captured in the table below The 70 sources included in the table below are organized by “Category” for easy access. Click on the links as you scroll through the table below to view these sources. The “Archives” tab includes the 51 documents from Wally’s personal records and correspondence with crew after the war, which are not included in this table.