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Category - Asian Theater

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....

March 16, 2011

WWII History – March 16

World War II Events Today, March 16 Mar 16, 1935 – Hitler institutes compulsory military service. Mar 16, 1938 – Mussolini changed his opinions on the occupation of Austria in...

March 15, 2011

WWII History – March 15

WWII Events Today, March 15
Mar 15, 1938 – A 10,000-strong Japanese force approached Tengxian, Jiangsu Province, China. 2,000 Chinese troops, supported by less than 1,000 police and militiamen, dug in for an effort to delay the Japanese from reaching their objective, the city of Xuzhou.

September 22, 2010

WWII History for Sept 22

WWII Events Today, September 22 Sep 22, 1940 Japan was formally granted air bases and the rights to maintain troops in French Indochina under terms of a treaty signed in...

July 25, 2010

WWII History for July 25

WWII Events Today, July 25 Audio: Mussolini Resigns (1943-07-25)

Jul 25, 1934 – Austrian chancellor Engelbert Dollfuss was shot and killed by Nazis. Jul 25, 1937 – Japanese 20th...

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...

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...

September 1, 2009

World War II History for September 1

Today in WWII History World War II History for September 1 1939 – World War II began when Germany invaded Poland. 1942 – A federal judge in Sacramento, CA, upheld...

August 27, 2009

World War II History for August 27

Audio Clip: 1939-08-27 CBS HV Kaltenborn Reports On The Eve Of War in Europe Today in WWII History World War II History for August 27 1939 – Nazi Germany demanded...

July 24, 2009

World War II History for July 24

Today in WWII History: 1941 – Vichy France grants Japan bases in its Indochina colonies; 1943 – Operation Gomorrah is launched; ‘Window’ radar jamming

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