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April 22, 2011

WWII History – April 22

WWII Events Today, April 22 Apr 22, 1941 – Emmanuel Tsouderos was named premier of Greece. Apr 22, 1941 – Two thousand US Army reinforcements were sent to the Philippines....

October 26, 2010

WWII History for Oct 26

WWII History for October 26th – Aussies relieved at Tobruk (1941), Battle of Santa Cruz (1942), and the Battle of Leyte Gulf ends (1944). Audio clip – Winston Churchill – These are Great Days.

April 14, 2010

World War II History for April 14

Today in WWII History World War II History for April 14 Audio Clip: CBS Reports on FDR’s Death Apr 13, 1945

Apr 14, 1931 – Spanish Republic proclaimed; recognized...

March 17, 2010

World War II History for March 17

Senate debates Lend-Lease, Dr. Todt appointed Minister of Weapons in Germany, US & MacArthur assume command of the Pacific, British capture Medenine, US forces bomb Vienna.

February 19, 2010

World War II History for February 19

Today in WWII History World War II History for February 19 Audio Clip: 02.18.1943 Soong Mei-Ling Appeals to Congress to Aid Chinese Nationalists

02.19.1932 – The Sino-Japanese dispute was...

October 22, 2009

World War II History for October 22

Today in WWII History World War II History for October 22 22 Oct 1942 – The Allies met to discuss Operation Torch. Operation Torch was to be the first Allied...

August 3, 2009

World War II History for August 3

1945-Truman on Japanese Rejection of US Ultimatum 1940-Italy began its occupation in East Africa 1943-Patton verbally abused and slapped a private.

July 14, 2009

World War II History for July 14

Audio: General Charles de Gaulle urges America to Join the Allies (14 July 1941) A 1942 WWII photo portrait of General Charles de Gaulle of the Free French Forces and...

June 8, 2009

World War II History for June 8

Today in WWII History World War II History for June 8 8 Jun 1941 – The Allies, British and Free French forces, invaded Syria and Lebanon. 8 Jun 1944 –...

April 14, 2009

World War II History for April 14

Today in WWII History Audio Clip: News clip of the End of the Russo Finnish War from 13 April 1940.

World War II History for April 14 14 Apr...

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