The information for this book was largely drawn from personal experiences of the authors, interviews with former guerrillas, and from documents captured from the FMLN throughout the course of the conflict. All of the following documents are in the personal collection of the authors. Some of the captured FMLN documents are also in the collection of the Hoover Institute of Stanford University.
Anderson Thomas P. Matanza: El Salvador's Communist Revolt of 1932. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1971.
Manwaring Max G., and Court Prisk. El Salvador at War. An Oral History. Washington, D.C.: National Defense University Press, 1988.
Ra'naan Uri et al. Hydra of Carnage: International Linkages of Terrorism. Lexington, Mass.: Lexington Books, 1986.
Rojas U. Javier. Conversaciones con el Comandante Miguel Castellanos. Santiago, Chile: Editorial Andante, 1986.
Waller J. Michael. Third Current of Revolution: Inside the "North American Front" of El Salvador's Guerrilla War. New York: University Press of America, 1991.
Armstrong Lt. Col. Charles L., USMC. "Urban Combat: The FMLN's Final Offensive of 1989". Marine Corps Gazette ( November 1990): 52-58.
"Bulletin Board". Soldier of Fortune ( April 1994): 8.
Calhoun Jack. "Bush Uses Play to Win Contra Aid". The Guardian ( June 7, 1989): 9.
Farah Douglas. "Salvadoran Rebels See Wider War". The Washington Post ( February 26, 1989): Al, A34.