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Have you ever wondered just how many Me 262 books there are really out there? 
Our Advisory Board has assembled this comprehensive listing of virtually every major English-language book, periodical and modeler's guide to have ever featured the aircraft.  (Selected foreign language publications are also included.)

No Author, No date, Messerschmitt Me 262 Flying Enterprises, 50 p. (similar to above)

-, Apr 1971, Famous Aircraft of the World #17: Me262, Bunrin-Do, 56p.

-, Jan 1987, Famous Aircraft of the World #2: Messerschmitt Me262, Bunrin-Do, 96p.

Aders, G., 1979. History of the German Night Fighter Force 1917-1945. Jane's Publishing Company, London, 284p.

Air Material Command, 3Sep1946, Flight tests of German Me 262 Airplane, TSFPE/PFB/mac/2-6275, ~100 p.

Baker, D., 1996. Adolf Galland - The Authorised Biography. Windrow & Greene Ltd., London, 316p.

Baker, D., 1997, Messerschmitt Me262, Crowood Press, 160p.

Balbous, M., and Rajlich, J., 1995. Messerschmitt Me 262. MBI Publishing House, Prague, 60p.

Barbas, B., 1985. Planes of the Luftwaffe Fighter Aces - Volume 1. Kookaburra Technical Publications, Melbourne, 172p.

Barbas, B., 1985. Planes of the Luftwaffe Fighter Aces - Volume 2. Kookaburra Technical Publications, Melbourne, 172p.

Boehme, M., 1992. JG 7 - The World's First Jet Fighter Unit 1944/1945. Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Altglen, Pennsylvania, 230p.

Boyne, W. J., 1980. Messerschmitt Me 262 - Arrow to the Future. Smithsonian Institute Press, Washington, 187p.

Brown, E., 1977. Wings of the Luftwaffe. Janes, London, 176p.

Butler, P., 1994. War Prizes. Midland County Publications, Earl Shilton, England, 320p.

Cervantes, Hector, 1972, Messerschmitt Me 262, Aviation Publications, 58 p.

Cuny, J., 1980. La Chasse de Nuit Allemande 1939-1945. Editions E.P.A., Nancy, 247p.

Dierich, W., 1975. Kampfgeschwader "Edelweiss" - The History of a German Bomber Unit 1935-1945. Ian Allan Ltd., London, 128p.

Dressel, J., and Griehl, M., 1993. Fighters of the Luftwaffe. Arms and Armour Press, London, 160p.

Ethell, J. L., and Price, A., 1979. The German Jets in Combat. Janes, London, 143p.

Ethell, J. L., and Price, A., 1994. World War II Fighting Jets. Airlife Publishing Ltd., Schewsbury, England, 271p.

Fleischer, S. & Rys, M., 1998, Aircraft Monograph #8: Me262 Schwalbe pt. 1, AJ Press, 88p.

Fleischer, S. & Rys, M., 1998, Aircraft Monograph #9: Me262 Schwalbe pt. 2, AJ Press, 88p.

Foreman, J., and Harvey, S. E., 1990. The Messerschmitt Me 262 Combat Diary. Air Research Publications, New Malden, Surrey, 256p.

Forsyth, R., 1996. JV 44 - The Galland Circus. Classic Publications, Burgess Hill, England, 356p.

Galland, A., 1954. The First and the Last. Henry Holt and Company, New York, 280p.

Girbig, W., 1992: Six Months to Oblivion-The Eclipse of the Luftwaffe Fighter Force over the Western Front 1944/1945; Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., Atglen, Pennsylvania, 236p . Green, William, Warplanes of the Third Reich, Galahad Books, 1970

Griehl, M., 1992, Schiffer Military History #64: World's First Turbojet Fighter Me262 vol. II, Schiffer, 48p.

Greihl, M., 1996. Messerschmitt Me 262. Luftwaffe Profile Series No. 1, Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Altglen, Pennsylvania, 49p.

Griehl, M., 1999, Luftwaffe at War #10: German Jets 1944-1945, Greenhill, 72p.

Griehl, M., no date, Flugzeug Profile #13: Me262 Varianten, Flugzeug Publikations, 49p.

Guest, Carl-Fredrik, 1993. Under the Red star - Luftwaffe aircraft in the Soviet Air Force, Airlife Ltd.,  ISBN 1 85310 395 0. (see pp. 106-109)

Guest, Carl-Fredrik, et al, 1995. Red Stars Vol. 1 - Soviet Air Force in World II (3rd edition), Apali Oy, ISBN 952-5026-01-9. (see p. 137)

Guest, Carl-Fredrik Geust and Petrov, Gennadiy, 1998. Red Stars Vol 2. - German Aircraft in the Soviet Union, Apali Oy, ISBN 952-5026-06-X. (see pp 131, 151, back cover, etc).

Hecht, H., 1990, Schiffer Military History #23: World's First Turbojet Fighter Me262, Schiffer, 48p.

Held, W., 1988. Reichsverteidigung - Die deutsche Tagjagd 1943-1945. Podzun-Pallas Verlag, Freidberg, 184p. (English translation published by Schiffer Books under the title "Defense of the Reich - The German Day Fighters").

Hess, W., 1996, German Jets vs. the USAAF, Specialty Press, 175p.

Hirsh, R.S., Feist, Uwe, 1967, Messerschmitt Me 262, Aero Publishers, 52 p.

Hildebrandt, C., 1993. Broken Eagles 4 - Me 262. Fighter Pictorials, Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania, 20p.

Jenkins, Dennis R., 1996, Warbird Tech Series Vol. 6 - Messerschmitt Me 262 Sturmvogel, Specialty Press, 100 p.

Jurleit, M., 1993a. Strahljäger Me 262 - Die Technikgeschichte. Transpress Verlagsgesellschaft mbH., Berlin, 204p.

Jurleit, M., 1993b. Strahljäger Me 262 im Einsatz - Alle Geschwader, Gruppen und Kommandos. Transpress Verlagsgesellschaft mbH., Berlin, 200p.

Maloney, E., and Ryan, F., 1965. The Messerschmitt Me-262. Challenge Publications, Hollywood, 48p.

Maloney, Edward, 1980 The Messerschmitt Me 262, World War II Publications. 56 p.

Maloney, Edward, Revised 1990, The Messerschmitt Me 262, World War II Publications. 114 p.

Merrick, Kenneth A., no date, Messerschmitt Me 262 Described Part 1, Kookaburra Technical Publications, 25 p.

Merrick, Kenneth A., no date, Messerschmitt Me 262 Described Part 2, Kookaburra Technical Publications, 25 p.

Merrick, K. A., 1977. German Aircraft Markings 1939-1945. Sky Books Press Ltd., New York, 176p.

Merrick, K. A., and Hitchcock, T., A., 1980. The Official Monogram Painting Guide to German Aircraft 1935-1945 (including Appendices and Supplements). Monogram Aviation Publications, Boylston, Massachusetts, 144p.

Merrick, K., 1996, German Aircraft Interiors vol. 1, Monogram, 256p.

Morgan, H., 1994. Me 262 - Stormbird Rising. Osprey Publishing, London, 216p.

Morgan, H. & Weal, J., 1998, Aircraft of the Aces #17: German Jet Aces of World War 2, Osprey, 96p.

Nohara, S., and Shiwaku, M., 1993. Aero Detail 9 - Messerschmitt Me 262A. Dai Nippon Kaiga Co., Tokyo, 86p.

Nowarra, H., 1977, Die Deutsche Lueftrustung 1933-1945, Bernard & Graefe Verlag, 986p.

Parker, D. S., 1994. To Win the Winter Sky-The Air War over the Ardennes 1944-1945. Combined Books, Ltd., Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, 528p.

Price, A., 1991. The Last Year of the Luftwaffe-May 1944 to June 1945. Motorbooks International/Arms and Armour Press, Osceola, Wisconsin, 191p.

Radinger, W., and Schick, W., 1993. Messerschmitt Me 262 - Development, Testing, Production. Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Altglen, Pennsylvania, 11p.

Radtke, S., 1990. Kampfgeschwader 54 - Von der Ju 52 zur Me 262 - Eine Chronik nach Kreigstagebüchern, Berichten und Documenten. Schild Verlag, München, 383p.

Reuter, C., no date, Reimahg - From Sandpit to Armament Factory, German-Canadian Museum of Applied History, 110p. + 32p. of photos.

Rosch, B., 1995. Luftwaffe Codes, Markings & Units 1939-1945. Schiffer Publiishing Ltd., Altglen, Pennsylvania, 444p.

Schmoll, P., 1998, Die Messerschmitt-Werke im Zweiten Weltkrieg, Mittelbayerischen Druck- und Verlags-Gesellschaft, 231p.

Shigeru, N., no date, Model Art Special #367: Me262, Model Art (Japan), 164p.

Smith, J. Richard, no date, The Messerschmitt Me 262, Profile Publications # 130, Profile Publications Ltd., 16 p.

Smith, J. R., and Creek, E., J., 1982: Jet Planes of the Third Reich; Monogram Aviation Publications, Boylston, Massachusetts, 400 p.

Smith, J. R., and Creek, E., J., 1983. Monogram Close-Up 17-Me 262 A-1. Monogram Aviation Publications, Boylston, Massachusetts, 32p.

Smith, R. & Creek, E., 1997, Me262 vol. 1, Classic Publications, 224p.

Smith, R. & Creek, E., 1998, Me262 vol. 2, Classic Publications, 220p.

Smith, J., R., and Gallaspy, J. D., 1976. Luftwaffe Camouflage and Markings 1935-45, Volume 2. Kookaburra Technical Publications Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, 164p. (Also published by Monogram Aviation Publications under the title "Luftwaffe Colors").

Smith, J., R., and Gallaspy, J. D., 1977. Luftwaffe Camouflage and Markings 1935-45, Volume 3. Kookaburra Technical Publications Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, 164p. (Also published by Monogram Aviation Publications under the title "Luftwaffe Colors").

Smith, J. R., and Kay, A. L., 1972. German Aircraft of the Second World War. Nautical and Aviation Publishing Company, Baltimore, 745p.

Smith, J. R., Pentland, G. G., and Lutz, R. P., 1979. The Modellers Luftwaffe Painting Guide - With Color Chart. Kookaburra Technical Publications, Melbourne, 88p.

Steinhoff, J., 1985. The Final Hours. Nautical and Aviation Publishing, Baltimore, Maryland, 176p.

Toliver, R. F., and Constable, T. J., 1990. Fighter General-The Life of Adolf Galland. Ampress Publishing, Zepher Cove, Nevada, 355p.

Windrow, M. C., 1968. German Air Force Fighters of World War Two. Hylton Lacey, Chalfont St. Giles, England, 63p.

Ziegler, M., 1998 (6th printing), Turbinen-Jaeger Me262, Motorbuch Verlag, 227p.

 

"Air Enthusiast Quarterly"

Post War Me 262 (Czech), Air Enthusiast Quarterly #4, 1976?, Fine Scroll Publications, 6 p.

"Airfoil"

Griehl, M., and Blake, S., 1986. Bomber Pilots In Jet Fighters. Airfoil, No. 4, pp.28-32.

"Air International"

Price, A., 1995. The Messerschmitt 262 - White Hope of the Luftwaffe. Air International, Vol.48, No.6, June 1995, pp.348-356.

"Aviation"

Foster, John, Oct 1945, Design analysis of Messerschmitt Me 262 Jet Fighter, PartI - The airframe, Aviation, 21 p.

Foster, John, Nov 1945, Design analysis of Messerschmitt Me 262 Jet Fighter, PartII - The Power Plant, Aviation, 11 p. plus 3 p. fold out

"Flugzeug"

Griehl, M., 1991. Blitzbomber. Flugzeug, Vol.6, No.6, Dezember-Januar 1991, pp.51-55.

"IPMS-USA Quarterly"

Bokelman, K., and Sengfelder, G., 1980. Me 262A Stenciling Details. IPMS-USA Quarterly, Vol.15, No.4, Summer 1980, pp.181-183.

Lyons, M., 1980. In Detail: N.A.S.M.'s Me 262A. IPMS-USA Quarterly, Vol.15, No.4, Summer 1980, pp.173-180.

Lutz, R. P., Jr., 1976. Messerschmitt Me 262 - Accurizing and Converting (Hasegawa 1/32 kit). IPMS-USA Quartery Vol.12, No.1, pp.6-13.

"Jet & Prop"

Baur, I., and Morgan, H., 1995. Watson's Whizzers. Jet & Prop, 4/95, September/Oktober 1995, pp.12-16.

Baur, I., and Morgan, H., 1995. Watson's Whizzers. Jet & Prop, 5/95, November/December 1995, pp.19-23.

Gaemperle, R., 1996. Der letzte Flug des Faehnrichs Mutke - Die Geschichte der Me 262 im Deutschen Museum. Jet & Prop, 5/96, pp.51-55.

"Koku-Fan"

Unknown, 1986. Modelling Manual - Camouflage and markings of the Me 262 A. Koku-Fan, Vol.35, No.1, January 1986, pp.97-109.

"Modelaid International"

Caruna, R. J., 1987. Classic Warplanes - Messerschmitt Me 262 "Too Early, Too Late". Modelaid International, January 1987, pp.24-27.

"Scale Aviation Modeller International"

Ketley, B., 1995. Silver - the Messerschmitt Me 262. Scale Aviation Modeller International, Vol.1, No.3, March 1995, pp.142-145.

"Scale Models International"

Archibald, S., 1979. Kit Review - Monogram's Me 262 'Schwalbe". Scale Models International, Vol.10, No.117, June 1979, pp.314-318, 343.

Fearon, M., 1995. Me 262 Kit Survey. Scale Models International, Vol.26, No.309, July 1995, pp.40-46.

Fearon, M., 1995. Me 262 Kit Survey (Part 2). Scale Models International, Vol.26, No.310, August 1995, pp.40-45.

 

Note: The Barbas and Foreman/Harvey books were substantially revised in later editions.

LAST UPDATE:  MARCH 2000

 

  

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