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.» 4 Feb 1945: Belgium was reportedly free of German forces as of this date.
» 17 Sep 1944: US 85th Division captured Monte Altuzzo, Italy; other US units captured Monte Pratone. To the east, Indian 4th Division attacked German 278th Infantry Division in San Marino.
» 26 Sep 1942: The German troops begin another "final" attack in Stalingrad, Russia.
» 29 Nov 1944: Soviet and Yugoslavian troops crossed the Danube River, taking large swathes of southwestern Hungary.
» 9 May 1940: Conscription maximum age in the United Kingdom was raised again to 36.
» 11 Oct 1944: USAAF raids began on the island of Okinawa, Japan.
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