Berry, Robert B. Gunners Get Glory: Lt. Bob Berry's Story of the Navy's Armed Guard. New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1943.
Briggs, Frank R., Jr. "Detached Command - Multiple Duties of Armed Guard Officers." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 69, no.11 (Nov. 1943): 1469-1470.
Britton, Beverley L. "Navy Stepchildren: The Armed Guard." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 73, no.12 (Dec. 1947): 1495-1501.
Browning, Robert M., Jr. US. Merchant Vessel War Casualties of World War II. Annapolis MD: Naval Institute Press, 1996. [contains information on the actions and fate of each ship's Armed Guard detachment].
Bunker, John G. Liberty Ships: The Ugly Ducklings of World War II. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1972.
Di Phillip, John. Gunner's Diary. Boston: Meador Publishing Co., 1946.
Dupra, Lyle E. We Delivered! The U.S. Navy Armed Guard in World War II. Manhattan, KS: Sunflower University Press, 1997.
Galati, Robert. A Winning Team: The Armed Guard and Merchant Marine in World War II. Irving TX: Innovatia Press, 1995.
Gleichauf, Justin F. Unsung Sailors: The Naval Armed Guard in WWII. Annapolis MD: Naval Institute Press, 1990.
Griffith, John H. "Discussions, Comments and Notes: Navy Stepchildren: The Armed Guard." United States Naval Institute Proceedings 77, no.10 (Oct. 1951): 1103. [a response to the above article by Beverley Britton].
Hickam, Homer H. Torpedo Junction: U-Boat War off America's East Coast, 1942. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1989.
Hoehling, A.A. The Fighting Liberty Ships: A Memoir. Kent OH: Kent State University Press, 1990.
McGee, William L. Bluejacket Odyssey: Guadalcanal to Bikini Naval Armed Guard in the Pacific. Palo Alto CA: Glencannon Press, 1997.
Monnot, William. U.S. Naval Armed Guard: World War II. S.1: s.n, 1988.
Morison, Samuel E. History of United States Naval Operations in World War II. 15 vols. Boston: Little, Brown, 1947-62.
Moore, Arthur R. A Careless Word -- A Needless Sinking: A History of the Staggering Losses Suffered by the U.S. Merchant Marine, Both in Ships and Personnel During World War II. Kings Point NY: American Merchant Marine Museum, 1988. [Although this work contains useful information on each vessel lost, Robert Browning's book (see above) contains significantly more information on the actions and fate of each ship's Armed Guard detachment.]
Ships of the ESSO Fleet in World War II. New Jersey: Standard Oil Company, 1946. [In cases of the loss of a ship, this work includes separate lists of merchant seamen and Armed Guard detachment casualties and survivors, as well as other information on Armed Guard crews]
United States Navy Armed Guard Veterans of World War II: A History of the Armed Guard Veterans of World War II. Dallas: Taylor Publishing Co., 1987.
Archival Sources Relating to Naval Armed Guard
At the Modern Military Records, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001.