This bibliography is a work-in-progress, as I’ve obtained and read so many damn documents that it will take me forever to get this typed up, aside from the difficulty of finding all these references.
The list below is MUCH less than 1% (yes, one percent) of the books, papers, monographs, messages, reports, histories, etc., that I’m using to create this TIDAL WAVE (Ploesti) documentary.
Alvarez, David J. Allied and Axis Signals Intelligence in World War II. London: F. Cass, 1999.
Baker, Robert L. Oil, Blood and Sand. New York: D. Appleton-Century, 1942.
Ball, Max W. This Fascinating Oil Business. Bobbs-Merrill, 1940.
Curtin, D. Thomas. Men, Oil and War. Chicago: Petroleum Industry Committee, 1946.
Denny, Ludwell. We Fight for Oil. New York: A.A. Knopf, 1928.
Dews, Edmund. POL Storage as a Target for Air Attack: Evidence from World War II Allied Air Campaigns against Enemy Oil Installations. Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corporation, 1980.
Fanning, Leonard M. American Oil Operations Abroad. New York: McGraw-Hill Book, 1947.
Friedwald, Eugène Marie, and Lawrence Wolfe. Oil and the War. London: W. Heinemann, 1941.
Goralski, Robert, and Russell W. Freeburg. Oil & War: How the Deadly Struggle for Fuel in WWII Meant Victory or Defeat. New York: Morrow, 1987.
Gosewisch, Walter, and Ferdinand Feichtner. Luftwaffe Communications (Greece and Crete). [Karlsruhe, Germany?]: Historical Division, Headquarters, United States Army, Europe [Foreign Military Studies Branch, 1947.
Hilter, Adolf. Fuehrer Directives and Other Top-level Directives of the German Armed Forces, 1939-1941, 1942-1945. Washington: n.p., 1948.
Hitler, Adolf, and Felix Gilbert. Hitler Directs His War. New York: Oxford UP, 1950.
Hughes, Richard V., Glen S. Taylor, and Robert B. Vaile. The Petroleum Industry: Effect of Bomb Damage on War Potential. Stanford, CA: Stanford Research Institute, Applied Research Center for the West, 1949.
Jaide, Walter, Ludwig Scharpff, and Thomas Ukert. Erdöl. [Hamburg]: ESSO A.G., 1955.
Japanese and German Radar. Fort Totten, NY: Headquarters, Antiaircraft Artillery Command, E.D.C., AA-2 Section, 1944.
Kammhuber, Josef. Problems in the Conduct of a Day and Night Defensive Air War. [Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.?]: Dept. of the Air Force, 1953.
Mendelsohn, John. German Radio Intelligence and the Soldatensender. New York: Garland, 1989.
Mohr, Anton. The Oil War. New York: Harcourt, Brace and, 1926.
Müller, Werner. Ground Radar Systems of the German Luftwaffe to 1945. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Pub., 1998.
Oil as a Factor in the German War Effort, 1933-1945. [London]: Offices of the Cabinet and Minister of Defence, 1946.
Oil Fields as Military Objectives: A Feasibilty Study. Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 1975.
Pearton, Maurice. Oil and the Romanian State. Oxford: Clarendon, 1971.
Praun, Albert. German Radio Intelligence. [Washington, D.C.]: Dept. of the Army, Office of the Chief of Military History, 1950.
Pre-war Petroleum Statistics. S.l.: S.n., 1944.
Ritter, Harry Ray. Hermann Neubacher and the German Occupation of the Balkans: 1940 – 1945. N.p.: n.p., 1969.
Rotaru, Jipa, Carol König, Alesandru Duțu, and Eftimie Ardeleanu. Armata Română În Al Doilea Război Mondial = Romanian Army in World War II. București: Editura Meridiane, 1995.
Ruedel, Guenther. German Principles Covering Commitment and Control of Antiaircraft (flak) Artillery. [Germany?]: Historical Division, Headquarters, United States, Army, Europe, Foreign Military Studies Branch, 1952.
Skogstad, Anna. Petroleum Industry of Germany during the War. Santa Monica, CA: Rand, 1950.
The Rumanian Oil Industry. Bucharest, Rumania: United States Military Representation, Allied Control Commission, 1945.
Treptow, Kurt W. Romania and World War II = România Și Cel De-al Doilea Război Mondial. Iași: Centrul De Studii Românești,
ULTRA Europe vs. the German Air Force. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, 1980.
Warlimont, Walter, and Janet E. Dewey. Armed Forces High Command Activities from 1 July to 30 September 1943. N.p.: n.p., 1990.
Watkins, Gwen. Cracking the Luftwaffe Codes: The Secrets of Bletchley Park. London: Greenhill, 2006.
Wuesthoff, Scott E. The Utility of Targeting the Petroleum-based Sector of a Nation’s Economic Infrastructure. Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.: Air UP, 1994.
Zischka, Anton. Olkrieg. Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1942.
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