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 2,243 entries in the WW2 Timeline. A small sample of his timeline contributions is shown below.» 10 Dec 1941: German spy Karel Richter was executed at Wandsworth Prison in Britain.
» 27 Sep 1943: The last German-held port on the Black Sea, Temryuk, Russia, was captured by the Red Army.
» 11 Jun 1940: British law dictated that all British citizens who owned an Anderson shelter must have it installed by this date.
» 1 Jan 1940: Age of conscription increased to 27 in the United Kingdom, thus adding two million potential conscripts for military service.
» 30 Apr 1945: British Second Army freed 20,000 prisoners of war from Sandbostel, Germany.
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