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Douglas Raymond Cahoon--Bibliography

This bibliography was prepared for a biography of Douglas Raymond Cahoon completed by Esther L. Cahoon and Douglas W. Cahoon in 1996. Copyright © 1999 by Esther L. Cahoon and Douglas W. Cahoon.

Appleman, Roy E., James M. Burns, Russell A. Gugeler, and John Stevens. Okinawa: The Last Battle. Tokyo, Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1960.

Art Center College of Design, Information provided by telephone interview with the author on February 11, 1994. Talked with the alumni office who had researched the records for Douglas R. Cahoon on their microfilm.

Aviation Training Jacket - Douglas R. Cahoon - covering 6-25-42 through 11-1-43 (original in possession of the author).

Battle Stations! Your Navy in Action. Ames, Iowa: Wm. H. Wise & Co., 1946.

Bean, Richard. Letter to author dated December 7, 1993 (in possession of author).

Belote, James H. and William M. Belote. TYPHOON OF STEEL: The Battle For Okinawa. New York: Harper & Row, 1970.

Brown, Warren. Notes taken from a telephone conversation with the author May 23, 1994 (in possession of author).

Cahoon, Douglas R. Aviators Flight Log Book (in possession of author). Covers time period from October 11, 1942 to February 25, 1945.

_______________. Letters written by Douglas R. Cahoon to his "Family." Nineteen letters beginning with December 16, 1942 through February 18, 194, copies in possession of the author).

_______________. A Line A Day, Five Year Diary (in possession of author). Starting date is January 1, 1937, and covers almost three months of one-line-a-day entries.

______________. Letters written by Douglas R. Cahoon to Miss Rhoda Cutler. Covering time period from July 9, 1943 to September 17, 1943 (copies in possession of author).

______________. Letters written by Douglas R. Cahoon to Mrs. Douglas R. Cahoon. Covering time period from August 1, 1944 to February 27, 1945 (copies in possession of author).

Cahoon, Glen Spencer. Autobiographical Life History. Transcript of video presentation volume one, completed in 1986.

Cahoon, Louise. Oral history of Douglas Raymond Cahoon. Recorded in early 1980 by Glen S. Cahoon.

_____________. Recorded memories of the childhood of Louise Morrison Cahoon. Date unknown - probably early to mid 1980s.

_____________. Letters written by Louise Cahoon to Douglas R. Cahoon dated October 23, and December 23, 1944 (copies in possession of the author).

Cahoon, Ray and Louise. Oral "Personal" histories recorded and transcribed in 1970 by Linda Swan Christensen (copy in possession of author).

Calhoun, Captain C. Raymond. Typhoon: The Other Enemy, The Third Fleet and the Pacific Storm of December 1944. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1981.

Campbell, Christy, ed. Naval Aircraft. Secaucus, N.J.: Chartwell Books, 1977.

Christensen, Vera Cahoon. Memories of Douglas R. Cahoon, 1994 (copy in possession of the author).

Combat Reports, AG-4. US Navy Operational Archives, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D. C.

Cragg, Dan. Guide to Military Installations. Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1991.

Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 1, 1945.

Douglas R. Cahoon (DRC) file - Miscellaneous records of Douglas R. Cahoon in the possession of the author.

Duncan, R.E. "Dick". Letter to author dated May 24, 1994. (in possession of author).

Emery, Ray B. Telephone conversation with the author on March 1994.

____________. Letter to author dated March 26, 1994 (in possession of author).

Gates, Thomas F. Fighter Squadron Fourteen "Tophatters." Carrollton, TX: Squadron/Signal Publications, 1993.

Goralski, Robert. World War II Almanac: 1931-1945: A Political and Military Record. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1981.

Gordon, P. H. "Red". Letter to author postmarked June 6, 1994 (in possession of author).

Guttman, Robert. "Fleet Battered by Typhoon." World War II, Volume 9, Number 5, January 1995.

Hargis, William H. Letter to the author dated May 21, 1994 (in possession of author).

_____________. Letter to the author dated May 22, 1994 (in possession of author).

Haynes, Howard. Notes taken from a telephone conversation with the author November 1993 (in possession of author).

Hicks, Michael. Mormonism and Music: A History. Urbana, Ill.: University of Illinois Press, 1989.

Hovey, Bradford P. Notes taken from a telephone conversation with the author May 23, 1994 (in possession of author).

____________. Letter to the author dated May 30 1994 (in possession of author).

Hoyt, Edwin P. The Kamikazes. New York: Arbor House, 1983.

Kelley, Robert S. Notes from telephone conversation by the author on November 8, 1993.

Kilduff, Peter. US Carriers At War. Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1981.

Kinney, Lote. Notes from a telephone conversation by the author on December 21, 1994.

Low, A. Lani & James F. Muche, comp. US Aircraft Carriers: A Bibliography. San Marino, CA: Fathom Eight Publications, 1986.

McKay, Ernest A. Carrier Strike Force: Pacific Air Combat in World War II (Julian Messner, 1981).

Memorial Services for Douglas R. Cahoon. Transcript, Hawthorne Ward, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Sunday Afternoon - March 24, 1946 (copy in possession of author).

Naito, Hatsuho. Thunder Gods: The Kamikaze Pilots Tell Their Story. Tokyo; New York: Kodansha International, 1989.

Norman, Leo R. Letter to author dated May 24, 1994 (in possession of author).

Oxford, Edward. "The Draft". American History Magazine, October 1944.

Potter, E. B. Bull Halsey. Annapolis, MD: US Naval Institute Press, 1988.

Radford, Jack F. Notes taken from a telephone conversation with the author May 21, 1994 (in possession of author).

____________. Letter to author postmarked May 23, 1994. (in possession of author.)

Reynolds, Clark G. The Fast Carriers, The Forging of Air Navy. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1968.

_____________. The Carrier War. Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 1982.

Saga of the Essex, (Army & Navy Publishing Co., Baton Rouge, 1946).

Salt Lake Tribune, abt.1947, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Sherrod, Robert Lee. History of Marine Corps Aviation in World War II. Cobat Forces Press, 1952.

Smith, Helen. Letter to the author dated December 5, 1993 (in possession of author).

Souther, William (Homer). Letter to author dated December 10, 1993 (in possession of author).

Terzibaschitsch, Stefan. Aircraft Carriers of the US Navy. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1980.

Thomas, Gerald W. Torpedo Squadron Four: A Cockpit View Of World War II. Las Cruces, NM: Design and Production: New Mexico State University, 1991.

_____________. Letter to author dated November 2, 199X (in possession of author).

United States Naval Chronology, World War II, Prepared by the Naval History Division, (United States Government printing Office, 1955).

University of Utah, 1939-40 transcripts for Douglas R. Cahoon. (copy in possession of author).

US Navy, Personnel Records for Douglas Raymond Cahoon.

US Navy, Press Section, Office of Public Relations - Immediate Release, Press and Radio, no date.

US Navy, War Diary of USS Essex carrier.

US Navy, War Diary of USS Bunker Hill carrier.

Varley, Ray. Letter, dated December 21, 1993 (in possession of author).

Watson, Leonard A. Letter to author dated June 7, 1994. (in possession of author).

Wedertz, Bill, comp. and ed. Dictionary of Naval Abbreviations. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1984.

Weldon, William. Notes from phone conversation with the author on November 24, 1993.

White, Clifford, and other pilots. Fighting Squadron Four, The Red Rippers, April 1944 to April 1945, (US Navy, 1945).

Wiscomb, Rhoda. Interview with the author on April 7, 1994.

____________. Scrapbook in possession of Rhoda Wiscomb.

____________. Transcript of interview with the author in which Rhoda Wiscomb read portions of her "Line-a-day" diary.

Wooldridge, E. T. ed. Carrier Warfare in the Pacific, An Oral History Collection. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993.


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