May 26, 1941

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May 26, 1941

Post by Globalization41 » 28 May 2018 14:51

5/26/1941, British Battle Cruiser H.M.S. Hood Blown Up By German Battleship Bismarck Near Greenland; Few Survivors

Photo, H.M.S. Hood, Wikipedia

Map, Locations of Bismarck & Hood, Wikipedia

Photo, Battleship Bismarck, Wikipedia

5/26/1941; Anzacs Counterattack German Foothold on Crete at Malemi Aerodrome, Bitter Hand-to-Hand Fighting

Map, German Assault on Crete, May 1941, Emerson Kent

5/26/1941; British Warships Intercept & Sink Crete-Bound German Troop Convoy, Many Killed or Drowned

5/26/1941, Floods in Iraq Pause British Operations; Sandstorms Hamper Ops in N. Africa; Italian Divisions Cut Off in Abyssinia

Map, Mediterranian Basin, Emerson Kent

Map, Africa, Shows Abyssinia; Ibiblio, Hyperwar

5/26/1941, Army Section in Tokyo at Imperial Headquarters States Recent Ops by Japanese Forces Aim to Conquer Chungking

Map, Japanese Empire, Cambridge

Map, Chungking, Wikipedia

5/26/1941, Jap Soldiers in Indo-China Seize U.S. Supplies Designated for Gov't of China from Haiphong Warehouses

U.S. Jets Raid Haiphong; N. Viets Battle U.S. Army in Jungles & U.S. Marines in North; Viet Cong Besiege U.S. Bases, 2/28/1968

Map, Indo-China, Texas U.

5/26/1941, Selective Service Asks Draft Boards to Consider Deferment Requests from Ag Workers Due to Farm Labor Shortage

5/26/1941, Story of Liner Zamzam Sunk by German Surface Raider; Survivors Taken to Atlantic Coast of France

5/26/1941, Maritime War Casualties, Merchant Vessels Sunk to Date, Britain 923; Sweden 99; Germany 61; Norway 55

5/26/1941, Moscow Vigoursly Denies Berlin Report from Finnish Correspondent that Soviets Plan to Lease Ukraine to Germany

5/26/1941, Some 2,200 New Zealanders Missing as Result of Greek Campaign; Indications Are Most Men Are War Prisoners

5/26/1941, British Fleet Pursues Bismarck After Hood Sinking; Bismarck Possibly Damaged by Torpedo from Naval Planes

5/26/1941, Hitler May Be Massing Troops on Soviet Border to Pressure Moscow into Joining Axis as United Block Against U.S.

Map, Europe, Late May 1941, Wikipedia

5/26/1941, Hitler's Ambassador to Moscow von Schulenburg Influences & Advises Stalin

5/26/1941, Australians Use Captured Italian Hand Grenades for Fishing Along Libyan Coastal Waters

5/26/1941, Strong German Patrols Defend Malemi Airfield as Ju-52s Land & Unload; 14 German Troop Carriers Shot Down

5/26/1941, Cairo Reports Extremely Bitter Fighting Ongoing on Crete; Berlin Announces W. Crete Firmly in German Hands

5/26/1941, F.D.R. to Give "Fireside Chat" Tuesday Night on Increasingly Dangerous War Situation, Part 1

5/26/1941, F.D.R. to Give "Fireside Chat" Tuesday Night on Increasingly Dangerous War Situation, Part 2

5/26/1941, Several Selectees from Pittsburgh & Nearby Relocated from Ft. Mead to 95th Engineering Battalion at Ft. Belvoir

5/26/1941, Table of Allegheny County Total Selective Service Numbers Called by Draft Boards for Army Examinations

Map, Allegheny County, Google

5/26/1941, Large Contingent of Pittsburgh & W. Pennsylvania Army Selectees Sent to Aberdeen Maryland for Training

5/26/1941, List of 137 Men from Local Pittsburgh Area Passing Army Physicals & Now Awaiting Induction

5/26/1941, U.S. Maritime Commission Announces Contracts Signed for Construction of 123 Merchant Ships

5/26/1941, U.S. Army Expands from 264,128 to 1,400,000 in Past Year; Defense Production Up; Paychecks Increase

5/26/1941, Bob Feller (7h,13k,2w) Blanks Brownies; Heath Homers & Triples for League-Leading Cleveland

Rookie Bob Feller Strikes Out 17 to Break Waddell's A.L. Record & Tie Dizzy Dean's Major League Record, 9/14/1936

Indians Sweep Sunday Twin Bill at Cleveland vs. Philadelphia A's, Feller Fans 17; Boxscores, 9/14/1936

Tom Cheney (16ip,10h,21k,4w) of Washington Senators Sets All-Time Strikeout Record; Zipfel HR in 16th Tops O's, 9/13/1962

5/26/1941, Beaning Puts Pittsburgh Pirates Outfielder Bob Elliot in St. Louis Hospital with Concussion

5/26/1941, Five Runs in 8th Clinch 8-3 Victory for A's Against Senators, Moses Delivers Four Singles, A's Total 15 Hits

5/26/1941, N.Y. Giants Win 6-2 with 14-Hit Attack at Boston; 22 Players See Action for Braves; Paul Waner Joins Boston

5/26/1941, Brooklyn Centerfielder Pete Reiser Hits Bases-Full HR in 5th; Dodgers Get Only 5 Hits, but Defeat Phils 8-4

5/26/1941, Root Outpitches Reds' Derringer 3-2; Nicholson Double & George Single in Home 9th Wins for Cubs

5/26/1941, Baseball Batting & Pitching Statistics; New York Yankees 192 Runs; Pittsburgh Pirates 188 Runs

5/26/1941, Cards Sweep Bucs 6-4 & 4-3 at St. Louis; Relievers Hutchinson, White, & Lanier Save Redbirds; Crespi Injured

5/26/1941, Play-by-Play Detail of Pittsburgh Pirates vs. St. Louis Cardinals Doubleheader

5/26/1941, White Sox Break 26-Inning Scoreless Streak with 7-Run 7th at Detroit; Thornton Lee Goes Distance for Sox

1940 World Series Game 5; Newsom-Greenberg Combo Halts Reds 8-0; Detroit Leads Series 3-2; Boxscore, 10/7/1940

1940 M.V.P. Greenberg Says Farewell to Baseball with 2 HRs, Reports to Army at 06:30 Thur.; Tigers Trim Yanks, 5/7/1941

5/26/1941, Baseball Standings [Detroit Lost Six Consecutive Games After Greenberg Left for Army on May 7]

5/26/1941, Lefty Grove Wins 296th; Red Sox Top Yanks 10-3; Williams Slaps 4 Hits [B.A. .404]; [DiMaggio Hit Streak at 11]

A's-Red Sox Split; Grove (12ip,6h.4k,7w) Wins Opener 5-0; Sox Score Six in 9th to Win Nightcap, 5/31/1931, Part 1

A's-Red Sox Split; Grove (12ip,6h.4k,7w) Wins Opener 5-0; Sox Score Six in 9th to Win Nightcap, 5/31/1931, Part 2

Joe DiMaggio Extends Hit Streak to 56; Red Hot New York Yankees Crush Cleveland Indians 10-3; Keller HR, 7/17/1941

Lefty Grove (9ip) Wins 300th Game; Boston Outlasts Cleveland 10-6; Ted Williams HR; Tabor 2 HRs, 7/26/1941

Ted Williams Finishes Season at .4057; Red Sox Win 12-11 in First of Two, but Lose 7-1 to A's in Season Final, 9/29/1941

Ted Williams Starts Season-Ending Twin Bill at .3995 & Bats 6 for 8 with 37th HR, Double, & 4 Singles, 9/29/1941, Part 1

Ted Williams Starts Season-Ending Twin Bill at .3995 & Bats 6 for 8 with 37th HR, Double, & 4 Singles, 9/29/1941, Part 2

Final Standings, Yanks Win A.L. Flag by 17 Games, 9/29/1941

Army Bound-Joe Louis Favored to Defend Heavyweight Crown Against Lou Nova, 60,000 Expected at Polo Grounds, 9/29/1941

Gestapo in Arkansas? F.B.I. Uncovers Small-Town Arrest Racket; Innocent Travelers Targeted, 9/29/1941

Map, Arkansas, Google

U.S.-Japanese Talks Bog Down Due to Japan's Failure to Guarantee Future Actions, 9/29/1941

German U-Boats Stalk British Convoy for Several Days; 13 Ships & One Escort Sunk, 09/29/1941

Hitler's Headquarters Announces Battle of Kiev Concluded, Five Soviet Armies Annihilated, 9/29/1941

Hitlerite Criminals Execute 52,000 Men & Women in Kiev; Large Numbers of Jews Lined Up & Shot, 1/8/1942

Red Army Troops Storm Kiev as Germans Retreat, 11/12/1943

Map, Ukrainian Campaign, 1943-1944, Russian Culture


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