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.» 7 Sep 1939: French Army entered the Saarland region of Germany, but made no move on the Westwall.
» 10 Feb 1936: The Gestapo was moved outside normal civil law, answering only to Adolf Hitler via Heinrich Himmler.
» 7 Jun 1944: US troops captured Civitavecchia, Italy.
» 25 Jul 1934: Austrian Chancellor Engelbert Dollfu√ü was assassinated by members of the Nazi Party.
» 11 Jun 1940: RAF aircraft bombed Turin and Genoa in Italy.
» 6 Nov 1940: The British promise of financial aid to Greece was cemented with an advance of ¬£5,000,000.
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