Blair, Clay Jr. and Joan Blair. The Search for JFK. New York: Berkley, 1976. OCLC 2205046
Bulkley, Robert Johns. At Close Quarters: PT Boats in the United States Navy. Washington DC: Naval History Division, 1962. OCLC 4444071
Donovan, Robert J. PT 109: John F. Kennedy in World War II. New York: McGraw Hill, 1961. OCLC 477603
Shepard, Tazewell Taylor. John F. Kennedy, Man of the Sea. New York: W. Morrow, 1965. OCLC 1345521
Tregaskis, Richard William. John F. Kennedy and PT-109. New York: Random House, 1962. OCLC 826062
______. John F. Kennedy: War Hero. New York: Dell Publishing Company, 1962. OCLC 2827850
Whipple, Chandler. Lt. John F. Kennedy - Expendable! New York: Universal Publishing and Distributing, 1962. OCLC 2791089 and 3380625
The above books and articles should be available in local libraries, or obtainable through interlibrary loan.
Commander Motor Torpedo Boat Squadrons, South Pacific Force, Ser 006, 13 January 1944, Subject: Loss of PT-109.
This action report, as well as other action reports and war diaries related to the naval career of John F. Kennedy are held by the Textual Reference Branch, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740.
13 August 1997