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USS New Jersey (BB-62)

May 23, 2013

WWII Events Today, May 23

WWII Events Today, May 23 May 23, 1939 USS Squalus (SS-192) suffered a catastrophic main induction valve failure during a test dive off the New Hampshire coast and partially flooded....

September 15, 2010

A Dark and Bloody Ground: the Hürtgen Forest and the Roer River Dams 1944-45

[Crossposted from CharlesMcCain.com] A Dark and Bloody Ground: the Hürtgen Forest and the Roer River Dams, 1944-45 by Edward C. Miller is a scholarly history of the battle which is...

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...

January 18, 2010

World War II History for January 18

World War II History for January 18, 1942-Russian launch a fresh offensive, 1942-Burma’s Premier detained by the British, 1943-US commercial bakers stopped selling sliced bread, 1944-Soviets arrive at Leningrad ending 3 year Siege.

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 10, 2009

World War II History for August 10

Today in WWII History World War II History for August 10 10 Aug 1944 – Hitler moves the entire 2,000-plane Luftwaffe force to Western Europe in a bid to challenge...

July 13, 2009

World War II History for July 13

Audio Clip: BBC Charles Gardner Reports On Convoy Attack & Dogfight (14 July 1940) Today in WWII History World War II History for July 13 13 July 1941 – Britain...

July 6, 2009

World War II History for July 6

Today in WWII History World War II History for July 6 1942 – Diarist Anne Frank and her family took refuge from the Nazis in Amsterdam. 1942 – Japanese forces...

June 19, 2009

Operation A

Operation A Operation A – Japanese naval counteroffensive (19/20 June 1944) planned after the US capture of the Marshall Islands between 20 November 1943 and 23 February 1944, the Japanese...

June 19, 2009

World War II History for June 19

Today in WWII History World War II History for June 19 19 June 1942 – British Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrived in Washington, DC, to discuss the invasion of North...

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