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Air Commando: 50 Years of the USAF Air Commando and Special Operations Forces, 1944-1994
Philip D. Chinnery, Harry C. Aderholt
Listed under Special Forces

American Warriors : Pictorial History of the American Paratroopers Prior to Normandy
by Michel De Trez
Covers the 82nd and the 101st Airborne Divisions and their assault on Normandy. Many rare and previously unpublished images. Dropbears.com
Listed under Normandy

At the Point of No Return: Pictorial History of the American Paratroopers in the Invasion of Normandy
by Michel De Trez, De Trez Michel
(Hardcover)

Colonel Bob Piper: G Company 505th Pir (WWII American Paratroopers Portrait Series)
by Michel De Trez, Michel de Trez
(Paperback)

Orange Is the Color of the Day: Pictorial History of the American Airborne Forces in the Invasion of Holland
by Michel De Trez, Michel de Trez
(Hardcover)

82nd Airborne Division: All American (Spearhead Series)
by Mike Verier
(Paperback)

Strike and Hold : A Memoir of the 82d Airborne in World War II
by T. Moffatt Burriss
(Paperback)

Any Place, Any Time, Any Where : The 1st Air Commandos in WWII
(Schiffer Military/Aviation History)
by R. D. Van Wagner
With a focus on the might and flexibility of air power, Cochran and Alison constructed an experimental unit which cut across the structured lines of conventional organizations. Forming an air arsenal which was totally unique in its composition and application, they combined the firepower of P-51A fighters and B-25H bombers with the logistical tentacles of C-47 transports, CG-4A gliders, L-5 and L-1 light planes, and UC-64 bush planes to reach far behind Japanese lines. Amazon.com
Listed under Special Forces

Airborne : A Guided Tour of an Airborne Task Force
Tom Clancy
Includes an extensive interview with the commander of the 18th Airborne Corps, General John Keen. 
Listed under Special Forces

Allied Special Forces Insignia
by Peter Taylor
Covers the insignia of the Commandos, SAS, OSS, Rangers, Allied airborne units and other special forces of WWII.
Listed under Uniforms

Fallschirmjager: German Paratrooper 1935-45 (Warrior Series, 38)
by Bruce Quarrie, Velimir Vuksic (Illustrator)
Listed under German Uniforms

French Foreign Legion Paratroops (Elite Series, No 6)
by Martin Windrow, et al
Listed under Foreign Legion

German Paratroops, Uniforms, Insignia & Equipment of the Fallschirmjager in WWII
by Robert Kurtz 
Listed under German Uniforms

The Green Berets (Serving Your Country)
Thomas Streissguth
Listed under Special Forces

Insignes Et Brevets Parachutistes Francais/French Paratroop Insignia and Badges
by Eric Micheletti
Listed under Foreign Legion

Parachute Infantry : An American Paratrooper's Memoir of D-Day and the Fall of the Third Reich
by David Kenyon Webster
Listed under Normandy

The Paras 1940-1984 (Osprey Elite Series #1)
by Greg Ferguson
Paperback - 64 pages
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 0850455731

The Paratroopers of the French Foreign Legion : From Vietnam to Bosnia
by Howard R. Simpson
Listed under Foreign Legion

Secret Forces of World War II
Philip Warner
Covers such units as the Long Range Desert Group, Chindits, Commandos and the SAS,  and the forces of SOE.
Listed under Special Forces

The Triple Nickles : America's First All-Black Paratroop Unit
by Bradley Biggs
(Paperback)

U.S. Paratrooper 1941-1945 : Weapons, Armor, Tactics (Warrior Series, 26)
by Carl Smith, Mike Chappell (Illustrator)

Paperback - 64 pages
Osprey Pub Co; ISBN: 1855328429

RAF airborne forces manual : the official air publications for RAF paratroop aircraft and gliders, 1942-1946
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Death from Above the German Fg42 Paratroop Rifle
by Thomas B. Dugelby
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The guinea-pigs : Britain's first paratroop raid
by Raymond Foxall
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