The following provides a list of books concerning 56 Squadron, written by former 56 Squadron personnel or contain significant content regarding the Squadron. In an attempt to avoid favouring specific vendors, links are to Google Books.

Mr. Alex Revell has done extensive research on 56 Squadron during WW1 and produced several excellent references in this regard:

The following books were written by 56 Squadron personnel and, hence, provide excellent first-hand accounts of squadron life.

Sir William Orpen, KBE, RA, was an official artist during WW1 and painted a number of portraits of 56 Squadron personnel.  Some of these were published in his book, now available via Project Gutenberg: