09 May

The Venlo incident

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By the spring of 1918 Pershing, who now had several US divisions at his disposal, reclaimed command of all American troops in Europe. McCain papers, Z/0065.000 and Z/0065.001, Mississippi Department of Archives and History. March 11, 1941 - President Roosevelt signs the Lend-Lease Act. Adolf Hitler exploited German resentment of the war's outcome to aid his rise to power. They confirmed earlier agreements about Germany, [268] and reiterated the demand for unconditional surrender of all Japanese forces by Japan, specifically stating that "the alternative for Japan is prompt and utter destruction". [269] During this conference, the United Kingdom held its general election, and Clement Attlee replaced Churchill as Prime Minister. [270] The Allies called for unconditional Japanese surrender in the Potsdam declaration of 27 July, but the Japanese government was internally divided on whether to make peace and did not respond.

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09 May

"Execute against Japan": The U.S. Decision to Conduct

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It was only after the war was over, and the Allies had a chance to see the results of the Nazis' actions first-hand, that the awful reality became clear. Stanek, a Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin native, served with the 5th Marine Regiment in the Pacific and recounts his experiences, including being wounded in combat. The Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923 and the world wide depression of 1929 intensified the crisis. S. forces on the right had comparatively easy going, but U. Manitowoc Herald Times, Tuesday, January 23, 1945 �p.2 ******** PRISONER Mrs.

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09 May

The Devils' Alliance: Hitler's Pact With Stalin, 1939-1941

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These sentiments were especially marked in Germany because of the significant territorial, colonial, and financial losses incurred by the Treaty of Versailles. The 1936-1939 issues include the 1, 2, 5 and 10 Reichspfennig made from bronze or aluminum-bronze alloys. Manitowoc Herald Times, Thursday, January 16, 1947 P.1 VREEKE: Henry Martin T. By September 1941 the Japanese had practically completed secret plans for a huge assault against Malaya, the Philippines, and the Netherlands East Indies, to be coordinated with a crushing blow on the Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor in the Hawaiian Island of Oahu.

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09 May

Classic Fighters Colouring Book

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This website is now owned and maintained by Project Liberty Ship of Baltimore, Maryland. The Japanese soon ran out of supplies and withdrew resulting in a loss of 85,000 men, one of the largest Japanese defeats of the war. A Dutch reader tells us, "I have seen Todt crews in action in occupied Holland, but I am sure that not all of them were Germans because Todt used slave laborers as well." Ask if it is necessary/possible to come by or if the research can be done by the archive. (The latter is often possible for simple tasks like information on the membership in the Nazi party (NSDAP) and other simple research tasks.

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09 May

The Last Jews in Berlin

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Too bad several silly factual errors and biases weren’t avoided… such as the author’s flatly false claim in (8) that Italy ‘unleashed’ an invasion of Greece … and Albania… in 1940. S. carrier forces stopped a Japanese landing at Port Moresby. Have not been able to locate all of the OLF names associated with Clinton NAS in Oklahoma and Hutchinson NAS in Kansas. Stuart Chapin Godfrey was commander of Geiger [Air] Field near Spokane, Wash. Excluded are civil defense and current expenditures for previous military activities, such as for veterans' benefits, demobilization, conversion, and destruction of weapons.

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08 May

Let Me Go

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All 105mm and 155mm howitzer battalions in the ETO were truck-drawn, although a Table of Equipment (TE) for a tractor-drawn 155mm battalion existed. The underground water which seeps from the nearby Batu River is so acidic that the soft limestone has been eroded over time. When the UnitedStates entered World War II, $50 billion worth of equipment and supplies had already been sent to Britain, France, the Soviet Union, and China. • Battle of Midway––June 4–7, 1942––Six months after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.

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08 May

Give Us This Day

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He was the man responsible for the US triumph in the Pacific. The World War Two section is now accepting advertising. From the very first kinds of household eco. He remains committed to destruction of the Soviet Union. A brave and clever Chinese engraver slipped a hidden meaning into this 1940 10 Yuan note issued by the Central Reserve Bank of China. Negroes and the Air Force, 1939-1949 Military Affairs 31:1-9 Spring 1967.

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08 May

Abundance of Valor: Resistance, Survival, and Liberation:

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The Sherman was provided with a rather short barreled 75mm (3") main gun. Emil Hacha, surrendered the rest of Czechoslovakia to Hitler in march 1939, under a threat of immediate German invasion, and was later arrested. Official government records documenting the operations of individual units are also preserved at the National Archives and Records Administration. Manitowoc Herald Times Monday, December 24, 1945 pg. 3 ******** Carlton F. Also, as the Battle of the Bulge developed and Allied intelligence improved, many previously unidentified Axis units start appearing on the situation maps.

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08 May

The Quest for the Nazi Personality: A Psychological

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German prisoners captured at the beachhead of Anzio, Italy, leave a landing craft on their way to a prison camp in 1944. Each of the three future participants in the Axis Pact set out to test the resolve of the other powers to oppose them, and found such opposition all but nonexistent. The situation was aggravated in early 1935 when the Territory of the Saar Basin was legally reunited with Germany and Hitler repudiated the Treaty of Versailles, accelerated his rearmament programme and introduced conscription. [27] Hoping to contain Germany, the United Kingdom, France and Italy formed the Stresa Front; however, in June 1935, the United Kingdom made an independent naval agreement with Germany, easing prior restrictions.

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08 May

Second World War Infantry Tactics: The European Theatre

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They also tended livestock, grew victory gardens, canned food, and sewed uniforms. And many found what they hoped to discover. With such a tremendous influx of migration, some problems arose, particularly in port cities such as Oakland, Richmond, Los Angeles, and Vallejo, in which populations rose sharply from month to month. They received the pay applicable to the position they were holding, but only by virtue of their temporary appointment and without the command or disciplinary powers vested in the rank.

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