References

Kenneth N. Walker sources and references
Primary Sources
Secondary Sources
Newspaper Articles
Websites
Artwork
Resolutions

 


Primary Sources
U.S. Army reports, wartime documents and materials.

  • Walker, Kenneth N. “Driving Home the Bombardment Attack” Coast Artillery Journal 73, no. 4 October 1930. pp. 328-340.
  • Walker, Kenneth N. “Bombardment Aviation – Bulwark of National Defense” U. S. Air Services, August 1933. pp. 15-19.
  • George, Harold L., Hansel, Jr., Haywood S., Kuter, Laurence S. and Walker, Kenneth N.. Air War Plans Division 1 (AWPD-1), U. S. Army Air Force, Air Staff, 1941.
  • Kenneth N. Walker letter to sons Kenneth N. Walker Jr. and Douglas Walker May 1, 1942.
  • Presidential Citation to Kenneth N. Walker June 17, 1942.
  • Kenneth N. Walker letter to sons Kenneth N. Walker Jr. and Douglas Walker June 21, 1942.
  • Kenneth N. Walker letter to sons Kenneth N. Walker Jr. and Douglas Walker July 31, 1942
  • Kenneth N. Walker letter to sons Kenneth N. Walker Jr. and Douglas Walker, August 11, 1942.
  • Lt. General Henry H. “Hap” Arnold letter to Kenneth N. Walker October 19, 1942.
  • NARA Record Group 111, “5th AAFCCU Mission To Rabaul New Britain” Control Number: NWDNM(m)-111-ADC-10476 ARC Identifier: 24237 [https://catalog.archives.gov/id/24237]
  • NARA Record Group 342,  Series FH, Roll 3A31155-3A31881. 5th CCU photographs of  January 5, 1943 mission against Rabaul including the B-17/B-24 formation inbound to the target, B-17F San Antonio Rose, aerial views of Simpson Harbor and Blanche Bay [https://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/342.html]
  • Letter from Lt. General Joseph T. McNarney to Mrs. Walker January 12, 1943
  • Medal of Honor Citation – Kenneth N. Walker (G.O. No.: 13, 11 March 1943).
  • Missing Air Crew Report 15359 (MACR 15359) generated retroactively on June 9, 1945.
  • Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) Kenneth N. Walker.

Secondary Sources
Books, periodicals, documentaries and lectures


News Articles
Newspaper and press coverage.

  • Associated Press (AP) “General Roams Over Plane While His Boys Raid Japs” The Seattle Daily Times September 21, 1942. Print.
  • “Glendale Brigadier General Missing After Raid on Japs” Glendale News 1943. Print.
  • Carola, Chris “After nearly 75 years, son seeks crash site of WWII hero” Associated Press (AP) November 10, 2017.

Websites
Internet links related to Kenneth N. Walker


Fine Art and Aircraft Profiles
Paintings, artwork and aircraft profiles


Resolutions
U. S. Congress resolutions and letters related to Kenneth N. Walker and the crew of B-17F “San Antonio Rose” 41-24458


 

United States Army Air Force Brigadier General