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Category - Atlantic 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....

September 28, 2010

WWII History for September 28

WWII Events Today, September 28 Audio: 26 Sept 1943 – CBS World News

Sep 28, 1938 – Chamberlain repudiated the foreign ministry statement of the previous day, saying, “We...

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...

August 18, 2010

Today in Pictures – August 18

Description: HMSM VENTURER underway Date: 18 August 1943 Source: IWMCollections IWM Photo No.: FL 004031 WWII Gallery link: http://wwii.cc/9rKjED

March 19, 2010

World War II History for March 19

Today in WWII History World War II History for March 19 Audio Clip: March 19, 1944 edition of CBS World News Today

19 Mar 1940 – The French government...

March 12, 2010

World War II History for March 12

Today in WWII History World War II History for March 12 Audio Clip: Below you will find President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s first Fireside Chat from 1933 “On the Bank Crisis.”...

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...

October 2, 2009

Letters from HMS Zambesi

Letter home from Midshipman Derek Hirst HMS Zambesi 8th May 1945 forargyll.com published this on 10:51 am, Wednesday, 30th September, 2009 HMS Zambesi entered Bergen, Norway, on 8th May 1945,...

August 31, 2009

World War II History for August 31

Prelude to War: 1939 – British fleet mobilized & evacuations begin. 1943 – USS Harmon commissioned. 1944 – British 8th Army breaks through Gothic Line

August 19, 2009

Sink the Bismarck

Sink the Bismark: 1941-05-31 BBC First Sea Lord A V Alexander On Sinking Of Bismark

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