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Hell's Angels Newsletter Editors
Editor Dates Issues Pages
Albert E. "Al" Martel, Jr April 1976 1 6
Harry F. Jenkins Nov 1977 - July 1981 12 103
Wilbur "Bud" Klint Jan 1982 - May 1985 14 110
Harold A. "Hal" Susskind Dec 1985 - May 1998 46 696
Eddie Deerfield Nov 1998 - Nov 2007 37 740


Hell's Angels Newsletter Silver Anniversary Collection; A World War II Retrospective
Edited by Eddie Deerfield

The 303rd Bomb Group (H) Association published in May 2002, the two-volume 1,246-page hardbound set  titled "Hell's Angels Newsletter Silver Anniversary Collection; A World War II Retrospective." The reprinting of all 86 editions of the Association's newsletter from April 1976 to November 2001, fully indexed, served to tell in dramatic detail the Group's role in the United States Eighth Air Force in the European Theater of Operations from November 1942 to April 1945. The books covered aerial combat missions, ground support achievements, military awards, famous B-17 Flying Fortresses, escapes and evasions, prisoners of war, airmen killed in action, memorials and postwar events. The 303rd Bomb Group, known as "Hell's Angels," flew more combat missions (364) than any other B-17 bombardment group during World War II.

As a unique reference work, the anthology proved of special merit to scholars doing research as well as to others interested in first-hand accounts of aerial warfare against Nazi Germany.  The two volumes were illustrated with hundreds of color and black/white photos, many taken during the war. Out of a print run of 500 sets, 40 were designated for donation to the libraries of universities and colleges, military bases, museums and communities in the United States and Europe. The books are out of print, but following is a list of those institutions that received the publication.

United States Air Force Base Libraries
  • Andrews Air Force Base, MD
  • Fairchild Air Force Base, WA
  • MacDill Air Force Base, FL
  • March Air Reserve Base, CA
  • Maxwell Air Force Base, AL
  • Nellis Air Force Base, NV
  • Randolph Air Force Base, TX
  • Sheppard Air Force Base, TX
  • Travis Air Force Base, CA
  • US Air Force Academy, CO
Museum Libraries
  • 8th Air Force Heritage Museum, GA
  • Aerospace Education Center, AR
  • Aerospace Museum Library, CA
  • Commemorative Air Force Museum, TX
  • D-Day Museum, LA
  • Duxford Museum, England
  • Gen. George C. Marshall Museum, VA
  • Museum of Valor, Fresno, CA
  • Palm Springs Air Museum, CA
  • San Diego Aerospace Museum, CA
  • USAF Museum, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
National and Community Libraries
  • Chicago Public Library, IL
  • Degenstein Community Library, PA
  • Topeka & Shawnee County Library, KS
  • United States Library of Congress, DC
University Libraries
  • Boise State University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Northwestern University
  • University of California at Los Angeles
  • University of Florida
  • University of Idaho
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Michigan
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Oregon
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Utah (Special Collections)
  • University of Vermont
  • University of Washington

Hell's Angels Newsletter; The Final Six Years
A World War II Retrospective

Edited by Eddie Deerfield

In January 2008, the 303rd Bomb Group (H) Association published the 560-page hardbound volume "Hell's Angels Newsletter; The Final Six Years–A World War II Retrospective." It was a chronological sequel to the earlier Volumes I and II, but was designed to stand alone and not necessarily as Volume III.  To make its contents more readily accessible, the book concluded with a 54-page index. The principal goals in publishing were to present the book as a gift to every living veteran of the 303rd Bomb Group as the Association phased out and to continue to perpetuate the history of the bombardment unit that flew the most B-17 combat missions during World War II.

Out of a print run of 900 books, a large number were designated for donation to the libraries of universities and colleges, military bases, museums and communities in the United States and Europe. Although the book is sold out and a second printing is not planned, following is a list of those institutions that received the publication.

Universities & Colleges
  • Abilene Christian, Abilene, TX
  • Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Alaska, Anchorage, AK
  • Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
  • Auburn, AL
  • Boise State, Boise, ID
  • Brandeis, Waltham, MA
  • Brigham Young, Provo, UT
  • California, Los Angeles, CA
  • Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • City University of New York, NY
  • Colorado, Boulder, CO
  • Connecticut, Storrs, CT
  • Delaware, Newark, DE
  • Denver U, Denver, CO
  • Duke, Durham, NC
  • Eckerd, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Florida State, Tallahassee, FL
  • Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Fordham, Bronx, NY
  • Georgetown, Washington, DC
  • George Washington, Washington, DC
  • Georgia, Athens, GA
  • Harvard, Cambridge, MA
  • Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
  • Idaho, Moscow, ID
  • Illinois, Urbana, IL
  • Indiana, Bloomington, IN
  • Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • Kansas, Lawrence, KS
  • Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • Louisiana State, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Louisiana, Lafayette, LA
  • Maine, Orono, ME
  • Maryland, College Park, MD
  • Massachusetts, Amhurst, MA
  • Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Michigan State, E. Lansing, MI
  • Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • Mississippi, University, MS
  • Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • Montana, Missoula, MT
  • Nebraska, Kearney, NE
  • Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
  • New Hampshire, Durham, NH
  • New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • New York, New York, NY
  • North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
  • North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
  • Northwestern, Evanston, IL
  • Notre Dame, IN
  • Ohio State, Columbus, OH
  • Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • Oklahoma State, Stillwater, OK
  • Oregon, Eugene, OR
  • Penn State, University Park, PA
  • Pepperdine, Malibu, CA
  • Princeton, NJ
  • Purdue, West Lafayette, IN
  • Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
  • Rutgers, Camden, NJ
  • South Carolina, Columbia, SC
  • South Florida, Tampa, FL
  • South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
  • Stanford, Stanford, CA
  • SUNY, Albany, NY
  • Temple, Philadephia, PA
  • Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
  • Texas, Austin, TX
  • Troy, Troy, NY
  • Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Vermont, Burlington, VT
  • Virginia Military Institute, VA
  • Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Wake Forest, Winston Salem, NC
  • Washington, Seattle, WA
  • West Virginia, Morgantown, WV
  • Wisconsin, Madison, WI
  • Wyoming, Laramie, WY
  • Yale, New Haven, CT
Military
  • Andrews AFB, MD
  • Barksdale AFB, LA
  • Bolling AFB, DC
  • Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ
  • Dover AFB, DE
  • Edwards AFB, CA
  • Eglin AFB, FL
  • Ellsworth AFB, SD
  • Fairchild AFB, WA
  • Goodfellow AFB, TX
  • Hanscom AFB, MA
  • Hickam AFB, HI
  • Hill AFB, UT
  • Joint Analysis Center, APO AE
  • Keesler AFB, MS
  • Kirtland AFB, NM
  • Luke AFB, AZ
  • MacDill AFB, FL
  • Maxwell AFB, AL
  • Moody AFB, GA
  • Nellis AFB, NV
  • Pope AFB, NC
  • RAF Alconbury, APO AE
  • Randolph AFB, TX
  • Scott AFB, IL
  • Sheppard AFB, TX
  • Travis AFB, CA
  • USAF Academy, Colorado Springs, CO
  • Wright-Patterson AFB, OH
Museums
  • Aero Education Center, Little Rock, AR
  • Aerospace, McClellan, CA
  • Aerospace, San Diego, CA
  • Air & Space, Tulsa, OK
  • Airmens Preservation Society, College Park, MD
  • American Airpower, Midland TX
  • Aviation Historical Society, Concord, NH
  • Champaign, N. Lewisburg, OH
  • Collings Foundation, Stowe, MA
  • D-Day, New Orleans, LA
  • DACOR Foundation, Washington, DC
  • Doolittle, Travis AFB, CA
  • Eighth AF Heritage, Pooler, GA
  • Hill, UT
  • Imperial, Duxford, England
  • Legion of Valor, Fresno, CA
  • Marshall, Lexington, VA
  • Museum of Aviation, Robins AFB, GA
  • National WWII Museum, Luxembourg
  • New England, Windsor Locks, CT
  • Planes, Chino, CA
  • PS Museum, Palm Springs, CA
  • Smithsonian Air & Space, Washington, DC
  • Veterans Memorial, Albuquerque, NM
  • Texas Aviation, Galveston, TX
  • US Veterans Friends, Luxembourg
  • Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, WI
National & Community
  • Library of Congress
  • Public Library System, Chicago, IL
  • Goldman Memorial Library, Palm Harbor, FL
  • Public Library System, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Degenstein Library, Sunbury, PA
  • County Library, Topeka, KS