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.» 9 Jul 1940: RAF considered this date the official start of their night bombing campaign against Germany.
» 7 Nov 1939: Adolf Hitler postponed the decision for the western invasion; the next date of decision was to be 9 Nov 1939.
» 26 Aug 1941: Soviet forces in Velikije Luki were surrounded and destroyed by the German Armeegruppe Nord.
» 9 Apr 1941: RAF bombers attacked the German naval base at Kiel.
» 18 Dec 1944: The German offensive in the Ardennes Forest in Belgium began to stall after Americans began to fight back.
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