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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.”

HISTORY's The Third Reich DVD

April 29, 2011

CONTEST – HISTORY’s Third Reich DVD

[Contest] THIRD REICH: THE RISE AND FALL – This rare and never-before-seen amateur footage tells the epic story of the Third Reich as it’s never been told before: through the eyes of the people who lived it.

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....

March 22, 2011

Colonel Baron Takeichi Nishi

Colonel Baron Takeichi Nishi – (July 12, 1902 – March 22 1945)  was a Japanese Imperial Army officer, equestrian show jumper, and Olympic Gold Medalist at the 1932 Los Angeles...

March 18, 2011

Jungle Tips – Fishing – USMC (1943)

Below is an excerpt from the Guide to Administration – U.S. Marine Corps (1943) about fishing from the section “Jungle Tips,” for All. “Whatever animals there are, when they come down...

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...

March 15, 2011

WWII History – March 15

WWII Events Today, March 15
Mar 15, 1938 – A 10,000-strong Japanese force approached Tengxian, Jiangsu Province, China. 2,000 Chinese troops, supported by less than 1,000 police and militiamen, dug in for an effort to delay the Japanese from reaching their objective, the city of Xuzhou.

February 25, 2011

Iwo Jima

On of the bloodiest battles to occur during the entirety of World War II happened on a small desolate island in the vast Pacific, Iwo Jima.

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.

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.

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