ww2dbaseAlthough not an academically trained historian, Tom is very knowledgeable in the field of military history with particular focus in the European War of WW2. His Maps at War professional cartographical services provide original maps for books and publications. He is also working on a division history of 6.SS-Gebirgs Division NORD to be published in the near future.
ww2dbaseTom is a 20-year veteran of the United States military and holds a BS degree in Criminal Justice. He currently works in law enforcement as a deputy sheriff in Michigan, United States.
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Timeline ContributionsThomas Houlihan has also contributed 2,241 entries in the WW2 Timeline. A small sample of his timeline contributions is shown below.Â» 26 May 1943: Soviet troops began an offensive against the German units isolated between the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea in the Kuban area of southern Russia.
Â» 18 Sep 1939: A Soviet-German joint victory parade was held in Brest-Litovsk in Eastern Poland (now in Belarus).
Â» 29 Aug 1940: Berlin formally apologized to Ireland for bombing Wexford.
Â» 4 Sep 1944: British 11th Armoured Division captured Antwerp, Belgium.
Â» 2 Nov 1944: Canadian forces captured Zeebrugge, which was the last pocket of German occupation in Belgium.
Â» 15 Feb 1942: Dutch destroyer HNLMS Van Ghent ran aground en route to Palembang, and was scuttled.
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