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July 20, 2014

Jul 20, 1944 – Operation Valkyrie

Jul 20, 1944 – Operation Valkyrie – A group of German Army generals plot and execute a plan to assassinate Hitler at the Wolf’s Lair in Rastenburg, East Prussia.

May 13, 2011

WWII History for May 13

May 13, 1940 – Winston Churchill told Britain’s Parliament that “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.”

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...

February 24, 2011

WWII: A Fascinating period of History

 The early days of World War II when England stood alone makes for very interesting reading and is a lot of fun for a historical fiction writer to explore.  That’s what Those Who Dare is–historical fiction, which means it’s all true except for the parts I made up.

April 30, 2010

LIFE.com – Hitlers Bunker Photos

Apr 30, 1945 – With Russian shells falling on Berlin, Hitler with his just married mistress Eva Braun, in his bombproof Berlin bunker, poisons her with cyanide and kills himself....

June 18, 2009

World War II History for June 18

Today in WWII History World War II History for June 18 18 June 1940 – Benito Mussolini arrived in Munich to meet with Adolf Hitler. Mussolini’s foreign minister, Count Ciano,...

May 29, 2009

World War II History for May 29

Today in WWII History World War II History for May 29 29 May 1942 – Adolf Hitler ordered all Jews in occupied Paris to wear an identifying yellow star on...

May 22, 2009

World War II History for May 22

Today in WWII History Audio Clip: For this memorial day weekend we bring you a couple clips. The first clip is a news report from 1941 about the sinking of...

March 27, 2009

World War II History for March 27

Today in WWII History Audio Clip: CBS World News Today on 28 March 1943.

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March 18, 2009

World War II History for March 18

Today in WWII History World War II History for March 18 Audio Clip: Today we have a short clip from the BBC from D-Day (June 6, 1944)

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