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.» 13 Nov 1941: German troops fighting near Moscow, Russia were fighting temperatures as low as -8° F (-22° C). As the mud freezes, however, the Germans prepared for a new offensive amidst increasing casualties due to weather.
» 20 Aug 1940: Luftwaffe leadership ordered that no more Ju 87 Stuka aircraft were to be sent into action over Britain, after suffering unsustainable loss rates; almost 60 were shot down in the past 11 days. Read More
» 21 Apr 1945: US First Army captured Dessau, Germany.
» 20 Nov 1943: Jews in northern Italy were ordered to be sent to concentration camps.
» 28 Mar 1941: Anti-Axis demonstrations continued in Yugoslavia.
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