World War II History

World War II History – WWII News, Photos, Audio & Information

World War II History for April 10

April 10, 2009 Steve Terjeson 0 Comments

Today in WWII History

Audio Clip: CBS World News Today from 11 April 1943

World War II History for April 10

10 Apr 1932 – Paul von Hindenburg was elected president of Germany with 19 million votes. Adolf Hitler came in second with 13 million votes.

10 Apr 1938 – Germany annexed Austria. 99.75 percent of Austrians had voted in a referundum to merge with Germany.

10 Apr 1941 – In World War II, U.S. troops occupied Greenland to prevent Nazi infiltration.

10 Apr 1941 – U.S. troops occupied Greenland to prevent Nazi infiltration.

10 Apr 1944 – The German merchant ship Barenfels was sunk by a British midget submarine in Bergen harbor in Norway.

10 Apr 1945 – German Me 262 jet fighters shot down ten U.S. bombers near Berlin.

#1932#1938#1941#1944#1945#Austria#Barenfels#Greenland#Hindenburg#Me 262#Me262#Midget#Norway#Submarine

Previous Post

Next Post

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published / Required fields are marked *