[url "http://www.armyairforces.com/dbgroups.asp?Group=246"]Click here for a brief history of the 434th.[/url]
Association contacts: None known.
Reunion News: No 2003 information.
[url "http://www.71stsos.com/434th%20TCG.html"][#0000ff]http://www.71stsos.com/434th%20TCG.html[/#0000ff][/url], the 434th Troop Carrier Group in World War II.
[url "http://www.73rdtroopcarriersq.com/"][#0000ff]http://www.73rdtroopcarriersq.com/[/#0000ff][/url], Site dedicated to Sgt. John B. Satterfield of the 73rd TCS.
[url "http://www.usaaftroopcarrier.com/"][#0000ff]http://www.usaaftroopcarrier.com/[/#0000ff][/url], Point of sale for the book Into The Valley. Also includes historical overview, airborne chronology, and lengthy TCG ‘links’ page.
[url "http://www.objectionable.org/440thtcg/troopcarrierreadingandresearchlist.shtml"][#0000ff]http://www.objectionable.org/440thtcg/troopcarrierreadingandresearchlist.shtml[/#0000ff][/url], USAAF Troop Carrier reading and research list.
Pulse and Repulse: Troop Carrier & Airborne Teams in Europe During WWII, By H. Rex Shama. Eakin Publications, 1995. ETO history of Troop Carrier, 426 pages w/photos. 0890159912.
Into The Valley: The Untold Story of USAAF Troop Carrier in World War II, From North Africa Through Europe, Col. Charles H. Young. PrintComm, Inc., 1995. Account by commander of the 439th TC Group. First-hand accounts of the airborne assault missions that spearheaded the invasions of North Africa, Sicily, Normandy, Southern France, Holland, the Rhine River crossing into Germany, and others. 616 pages, detailed maps and more than 600 photos. 0964797801.
Green Light: A Troop Carrier Squadron’s War from Normandy to the Rhine, Martin Wolfe. University of Pennsylvania, 1989 (Reprint GPO, 1993). Relates the exploits of the 81st TCS, but the author claims it is ”the story of all troop carriers in the European theater of operations and not only that of the 81st Troop Carrier Squadron.” An extremely readable account -- numerous passages quote the men who were there. Illustrated. Available online:[url "http://www.airforcehistory.hq.af.mil/Publications/fulltext/green_light.pdf"][#800080] [/#800080][#0000a0]Green Light.[/#0000a0][/url]