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January 20, 2011

World War II History – January 20

World War II History for January 20 (1940-1945): Churchill speech, Japan’s spies on the US, Heydrich’s plan, Marines hit Pago Pago, RAF raids Berlin, Russians take Novgorod, and LeMay takes command.

March 4, 2009

World War II History for March 4

Today in WWII History World War II History for March 4 4 Mar 1941 – Britain launched Operation Claymore. Operation Claymore (4 March 1941) – Raid on the Lofoten Islands....

November 10, 2008

General Wladyslaw Sikorski

General Wladyslaw Sikorski’s body to be exhumed From The Times November 11, 2008 The remains of General Wladyslaw Sikorski, the leader of Poland’s government-in-exile during the Second World War, will...

September 4, 2008

World War II History for September 4

Today in WW II History World War II History for September 4, 1939 – The British Royal Air Force attacked the German Navy. 1940 – The USS Greer is fired...

June 25, 2008

Spitfire Found in UK Council Basement

Spitfire Found in Council Basement 23/06/2008 – Fylde Borough Council We all have hidden gems lurking in our basements or attics but Fylde Council were pleasantly surprised to find documentation...

May 15, 2008

Photo: RAF B-24 Bomber

(click image for full size) World War II RAF marked B-24 Liberator in color Most of the first production B-24s went to Britain, including all those originally ordered by the...