July 7, 1943

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July 8/9, 1943

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7/8/1943, Summary of Australian POWs in Japanese Hands, Totals Mostly Compiled from Red Cross & Japan

7/8/1943, Lack of Land Mass Limits Approach to Japan, MacArthur Wants Land-Based Airpower to Cover U.S. Navy

Map, Pacific Theater, 1943, Army History

7/8/1943; Crete Alerted by Axis, Possible Balkan Invasion Route; Lisbon Reports Allied Convoys Daily Entering Med.

Map, Lisbon Portugal, Google

Map, Mediterranean Region, WWII, Emerson Kent

Crete Does Not Always Behave in Lamb-Like Fashion to Foreign Invaders, 8/3/1896

German Parachutists & Glider-Borne Troops Land on Crete & Attack Greek & British Defenders, 5/20/1941, Part 1

German Parachutists & Glider-Borne Troops Land on Crete & Attack Greek & British Defenders, 5/20/1941, Part 2

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

Photo, Battle of Crete, Ju-52s Dropping German Parachutists, Flying Tigers

Battle of Crete Growing Fiercer as German Airborne Shock Troops Keep Pouring In, 5/21/1941, Part 1

Battle of Crete Growing Fiercer as German Airborne Shock Troops Keep Pouring In, 5/21/1941, Part 2

German Air Invaders Gain Two Footholds on Crete; Axis Divebombers Hit Eight British Warships, 5/22/1941

Photo, German Troops Offloading Supplies from Ju-52 During Battle of Crete, Flying Tigers

London Believes 7,000 German Parachutists Now in Battle on Island Fortress of Crete; 5/22/1941

British & Greek Defenders on Crete Inflict "Heavy Slaughter" on German Air Invaders, 5/23/1941

Germans Seize Aerodrome at Malemi, British & Greeks Counterattack, 16 Nazi Troop Planes Downed, 5/23/1941, Part 1

Germans Seize Aerodrome at Malemi, British & Greeks Counterattack, 16 Nazi Troop Planes Downed, 5/23/1941, Part 2

Photo, Formation of Ju-52s, German War Machine

Map, Malemi Crete, Google

Struggle for Crete at Full Fury, Hundred Separate Fights Raging Simultaneously, 5/23/1941, Part 1

Struggle for Crete at Full Fury, Hundred Separate Fights Raging Simultaneously, 5/23/1941, Part 2

Photo, German Paratroopers Boarding Ju-52, Alamy

42,100-Ton British Battle Cruiser H.M.S. Hood Blown Up by German Battleship Bismarck off Iceland, 5/24/1941

Map, Denmark Strait, Google

Photo, H.M.S. Hood, 1924, Wikipedia

Drawing, Battleship Bismarck, Kbismarck

Website Devoted to Battleship Bismarck, Kbismarck

British Warships Intercept & Sink Crete-Bound German Troopship, Fleet of Greek Boats, & Italian Destroyer; 5/24/1941

Churchill Believes It Would Take Several Weeks to Destroy Invaders if Nazis Landed in British Isles, 5/24/1941, Part 1

Churchill Believes It Would Take Several Weeks to Destroy Invaders if Nazis Landed in British Isles, 5/24/1941, Part 2

Germans Holding Malemi Airfield; Position Strengthened by Airlift with Reinforcements & Field Guns, 5/24/1941

German Warship Bismarck Scores Hit on H.M.S. Hood's Munitions Magazine, 1,300 Feared Killed, 5/25/1941, Part 1

German Warship Bismarck Scores Hit on H.M.S. Hood's Munitions Magazine, 1,300 Feared Killed, 5/25/1941, Part 2

Berlin Claims Western Crete Now Firmly in German Hands, 5/25/1941

German Parachutists Still Pouring into Crete, British Army Locked in "Battle to the Death", 5/25/1941, Part 1

German Parachutists Still Pouring into Crete, British Army Locked in "Battle to the Death", 5/25/1941, Part 2

Hood (1,341 Men) Blown to Pieces, No Pause in Crete, Floods in Iraq Slow British, Sandstorms in N. Africa, 5/25/1941

Rome Claims Severe Losses Inflicted on British Navy Protecting Crete, British Retake Candia & Retimo, 5/26/1941

Map, Candia (also Heraklion) Crete, Google

Map, Retimo Crete, Google

Bismarck & Hood Traded Salvos Over 20-Miles of Sea; Watertight Compartments Make Bismarck Unsinkable, 5/26/1941

British in Pursuit of Bismarck Squadron; Admiralty States British Naval Planes Torpedo Enemy, 5/26/1941

British Destroyers & Swordfish (Torpedo) Planes Search Fogbanks of N. Atlantic for Bismarck, 5/26/1941, Part 1

British Destroyers & Swordfish (Torpedo) Planes Search Fogbanks of N. Atlantic for Bismarck, 5/26/1941, Part 2

Photo, Formation of Swordfish Torpedo Planes, Mcdnblog

Photo, Swordfish Torpedo Plane, Blogspot

German Forces on Crete Go on Offensive After Consolidating Strongholds, 5/26/1941, Part 1

German Forces on Crete Go on Offensive After Consolidating Strongholds, 5/26/1941, Part 2

Bismarck & Hood Compared, 5/26/1941 [Bismarck's Displacement Tonnage Equaled About 40 U-Boats]

Ship Displacement Tonnage, Wikipedia

German U-Boat Specifications, U-Boat Displacements Typically Measured 800 Tons, Uboataces

List of WWII German U-Boats; Uboatnet [113 U-Boats Produced from 1935-40 & 199 Added in 1941]

German U-Boat Shipyards, U-Boat Production Figures by Year, Uboatnet

U-Boat Combat Strength; Approximately 30 U-Boats at Sea in May 1941, Uboatnet

Damaged Bismarck Loose on High Seas, British Fleet in Pursuit, One German Ship Hit by Torpedo, 5/27/1941

R.A.F. Over Crete Attacks Massive German Supply Airlift, German Airborne Guerillas Roving Countryside, 5/27/1941

Ex-Heavyweight Boxing Champ Max Schmeling One of First German Paratroopers Dropped on Isle of Crete, 5/27/1941

Air Fleet Scores Torpedo Hit on Bismarck; Superior British Force Engages Bismarck in Denmark Strait, 5/27/1941

British Sources in Cairo Reporting Situation "Serious" in Crete; Two British Cruisers & Four Destroyers Sunk, 5/27/1941

British Send Bismarck to Bottom; German Dreadnaught Goes Down with Guns Blazing, 5/27/1941

Churchill Announces Bismarck Sinking to House of Commons; Battle of Crete Hangs in Balance, 5/27/1941

Map, Where Bismarck Was Caught, 5/27/1941

British Lose Cruisers Glocester & Fiji; & Destroyers Juno, Greyhound, Kelly, & Cashmir in Battle of Crete; 5/28/1941

How Bismarck Was Trapped, Sailed from Bergen Norway; British Set Up Blocking Force in Denmark Strait, 5/28/1941

Map, Bergen Norway, Google

German Invaders Continue Pouring Reinforcements into Crete by Air, "Indescribable Fury", 5/28/1941

Petty Officer Leonard Ramsbottom of Vancouver Believed Lost on H.M.S. Hood, 5/28/1941

Roosevelt Declares Unlimited National Emergency Due to Nazi Aggression, 5/28/1941, Part 1

Roosevelt Declares Unlimited National Emergency Due to Nazi Aggression, 5/28/1941, Part 2

Giants Edge Braves 2-1, Salvo (7ip) & Schumacher (7ip) Wage Tight Duel Before Broadcast of F.D.R. Speech, 5/28/1941

Carl Hubbell (2ip,0r) Takes Mound at Polo Grounds After Delay for F.D.R. Speech & Later Singles in Winner, 5/28/1941

Hitler HQ Asserts Resistance on Crete Crushed; Nazi Mountain Troops Pursuing British Across Island, 5/28/1941, Part 1

Hitler HQ Asserts Resistance on Crete Crushed; Nazi Mountain Troops Pursuing British Across Island, 5/28/1941, Part 2

Retreating British Forces on Crete Subject to Constant Divebombing & Overwhelming German Forces, 5/29/1941

Axis Reports Depict Groups of British Soldiers Making Way to Rocky Shores of Southern Crete, 5/30/1941

German Luftwaffe Pounds Southern Ports of Crete & Evacuating British, 5/31/1941

Battle of Crete All but Over, Strategists Search for New Battlefront, Syria Gateway to Middle East, 6/1/1941, Part 1

Battle of Crete All but Over, Strategists Search for New Battlefront, Syria Gateway to Middle East, 6/1/1941, Part 2

Turkish Reports Say 100 German Divisions Massed in Poland Next to Soviet Union, 6/6/1941

7/9/1943, Berlin News Agency Asserts Shipping Tonnage Available to Allies in Med. Increased Considerably in Past Week

7/9/1943, Allied Bombing Paving Way for Amphibian Landing in Sicily, Axis Radio Stations Warn Invasion Imminent

7/9/1943, U.S. War & Navy Departments Want Publicity-Seeking F.C.C. to Cease Intel Activities for Security Reasons

7/9/1943, Forty-Eight More Survivors of H.M.A.S. Perth Listed as Jap POWs; 293 of Perth's 641 Men Now Accounted For

15,000 Allied Troops Withdrawn from Crete to Cairo; H.M.A.S. Perth Plays Prominent Role in Evacuation, 6/5/1941

Cruiser H.M.A.S. Perth Overdue in Australia (from Waters of Java) & Presumed Lost, 3/14/1942

Allies Lose 13 Warships in Java Sea Battle, 3/18/1942

Map, Java Sea, Google

Battle of Java Sea, Perth Escaped Major Damage During Intense Day & Night Naval Battles, Perthone

Battle of Sundra Strait, Perth & U.S.S. Houston Stumble on Jap Invasion Fleet After Battle of Java Sea, Perthone

Map, Java Sea, 1942, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map, Dutch East Indies, 1942, Javagoldblog, Wordpress

7/9/1943, Viciousness of Kursk Battle Steadily Mounting, Germans Breach Deeply Echeloned Soviet Defenses

Maps, Eastern Front, Summer of '43, Emerson Kent

7/9/1943; Moscow Declares Hitler Has Thrown in Everything at Kursk, Leaving Skeleton Armies to Face Allied Invasion

Map, Kursk, Google

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of '43, Wikipedia

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July 9, 1943

Post by Globalization41 » 08 Jan 2017 18:12

Map, Pacific Theater, 1943, Army History

7/9/1943, General MacArthur's Communique [Maps Follow]

Map, Tanimbar Islands, Google [Allied Medium Units Bombed & Strafed Enemy Positions on Selaru Island]

Map, Selaru (Tanimbar Islands Group), Google [Aerodrome, Jap-Held Villages, & A.A. Position Targeted]

Map, Darwin Australia, Google [Final Assessment of July 6 Raid on Darwin: 10 Jap Bombers & 2 Fighters Destroyed]

Map; Cape Gloucester, New Britain; Google [Recon Unit Bombed Jap Bivouac Area at Aerodrome]

Map; Lae, New Guinea; Google [Medium Units Bombed & Strafed Jap Installations at Labu Lagoon]

Map, Labu Lagoon (Shown at Bottom Left), To Those Who Served

Map, Salamaua, Shows Bobdubi, Wikipedia [Attack Planes Extensively Strafed Jap Positions on Bobdubi Ridge]

Map, Salamaua, Shows Mubo, Wikipedia [Attack Planes Covered Infantry Capture of Jap Position on Hill Above Mubo]

Map, Salamaua New Guinea, Google [Bobdubi & Mubo Not Shown on Current Maps]

Map; Rendova, Solomon Islands; Google [Fighter Patrol Intercepted Raiding Jap Bombers Escorted by 56 Zeros]

Map; Vila, Kolombangara Island; Google [Divebombers Attacked Jap Aerodrome, A.A. Guns, Bivouacs, & Supply Dumps]

Map, Approximate Location of Rice Anchorage, Google [Allied Forces Landed Before Dawn]

Satellite View, Approximate Location of Bairoke Harbor (Southeastern Shore of Kula Gulf), Google

Map, Operations in New Georgia, Summer of '43, Wikipedia [Shows Location of Rice Anchorage in N.W. Quadrant]

Map, New Georgia Group, 1943, Ibiblio, Hyperwar [Shows Location of Vila Airstrip, Rice Anchorage, & Bairoke Harbor]

Map, New Georgia, Ibiblio [Surface Units Bombarded Nearby Jap Garrisons Prior to Rice Anchorage Landings]

Map, New Georgia, 1943 [Shows Locations of Japanese Garrisons; Shows Zanana Just East of Jap Base at Munda]

Map, Munda, Google [Ground Forces from Rendova Secured Beachhead at Zanana, 6 Miles E. of Jap Airstrip at Munda]

Map, Zanana & Piraka Beaches, Main Allied Landings (East of Munda), Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map, Munda (Shows Barike R.) Ibiblio [Patrols Made Contact with Japs Along Barike River After Zanana Landings]

Map, Buka Island, Google [Heavy Bombers Raided Jap Aerodrome After Dark, Leaving Large Fire Near Runway]

Map, Bougainville Island, Google [Heavies Bomb Jap Airfield at Kahilli; Jap Interceptors & Intense A.A. Encountered]

Map; Shows Buin, Faisi, Ballale, & Kahili Locations at South End of Bougainville; Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map, Ballale Island, Google [Heavy Units Bombed Jap Aerodrome at Ballale After Dark, Causing Four Large Fires]

Map, New Georgia, Cloudfront [Nine Jap Warships Sunk in 15 Min. in Battle of Kula Gulf on July 6 Early Morning]

Map, New Georgia, Army History [During Rescue of Helena Survivors, 2 of 3 Jap Ships Leaving Kula Gulf Were Sunk]

7/9/1943, Rome Reports Italy Under Attack by Great Air Coalition, Warships Gathering, Invasion of Sicily Looming

Map, Mediterranean Region, WWII, Emerson Kent

7/9/1943, Aussies Capture Hill Overlooking Mubo; Jap Base at Munda Threatened by U.S. Landings, Part 1

7/9/1943, Aussies Capture Hill Overlooking Mubo; Jap Base at Munda Threatened by U.S. Landings, Part 2

7/9/1943, British Shipbuilding Industry's War Achievements, New Corvettes

Life on a Corvette, No Wastage of Space, Cook Knows His Job, 12/23/1942

Photo, British Corvette, Naval History

Service History of H.M.S. Bluebell, Flower-Class Corvette (Deployed in July with Allied Med. Armada), Naval History

7/9/1943, Berlin Radio Asserts Battle of Kursk Has Not Yet Reached Climax, Panzers Regroup & Attack in Force

Map, Eastern Front, Summer of '43, Emerson Kent [Russians Believe Germans Have 211 Divisions on Eastern Front]

7/9/1943; U.S. Subs Sink 10 Jap Ships: 2 Transports, 4 Cargo, 2 Tankers, 1 Passenger, 1 Schooner

7/9/1943, Queensland Sees Record Gov't Surplus (£5,350,000) for Financial Year (Revenue Totaled £29,284,073)

Map, Queensland Australia, Google

7/9/1943, Late Reports Suggest U.S. & Japs Throwing Full Air Strength Against Each Other in Solomons, Part 1

7/9/1943, Late Reports Suggest U.S. & Japs Throwing Full Air Strength Against Each Other in Solomons, Part 2

Map, Solomon Islands, Wikipedia

7/9/1943, How Japan's Air Strength Took World by Surprise; Duped Allies Offered Assistance to Japs After WWI

7/9/1943, Recon Photos Show Central Dusseldorf Destroyed by High Explosives from Bomber Command Raids

Map, Dusseldorf Germany, Google

7/9/1943, Labor Shortage Affecting Munitions Factories Requires Relocation of Workers, Small Towns Complain

7/9/1943; Moscow Declares German Blitz at Kursk Has Failed, but Situation Still Tense; Russian Fighting Spirit Terrific

Map, Eastern Front, 1943, Battle of Kursk

7/9/1943, Latest R.A.A.F. & Army Causality Lists Posted for New South Wales, 11 Missing in Air Operations, 22 POWs

Map; New South Wales, Australia; Google

7/9/1943, Tokyo Radio Indicates Desperate Allied Landings in Solomons Illustrate "Enemy's Surprising Stubbornness"

Map, Solomon Islands; Main Drives & Troop Concentrations, Army History

7/9/1943, Major May Douglas Transferred to Australian Army Medical Women's Service & Promoted to Lieut.-Col.

7/9/1943, German News Reports Allied Med. Fleet Recently Reinforced with Cruisers, Battleships, & Aircraft Carriers

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of '43, Wikipedia

7/9/1943, U.S. & German Combat Pilots Follow Unwritten Law by Not Strafing Downed Pilots

7/9/1943, Swedish Runner Arne Andersson Fails to Break 1,500-Meter Record in Rain Before 20,000 in Stockholm

Map, Stockholm Sweden, Google [Andersson Held the Mile Record at 4:02.6; Gunder Haegg Held 1,500-Meter Record]

7/9/1943, Tiger Pennant Chances Looking Up, Trout (9ip,6h,2w,4k) Tops A's 3-1, Detroit Wins 10th of 12

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July 9, 1943

Post by Globalization41 » 13 Jan 2017 17:57

7/9/1943, Steady Streams of Allied Bombers & Fighters Leave Blazing Hangers & Exploding Fuel Dumps in Sicily

Map, Sicily, Emerson Kent

Map, Mediterranean Region, WWII, Emerson Kent

7/9/1943, Luftwaffe Field Marshal Kesselring (HQ in Rome) Will Soon Match Wits with Gen. Eisenhower's Armies

Map, Rome Italy, Google [Kesselring Is Senior German Officer in Med. War Zone & Popular with Italians]

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of '43, Wikipedia

7/9/1943, Weekly Review, Battles of Extermination Raging in Russia; U.S. Forces Take to Offensive in Solomons

Map, Eastern Front, 1943, Battle of Kursk

Map, Solomon Islands, Troop Concentrations & Main Allied Drives, Army History

Map, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.), Britannica

Map, Russian Empire, Pinimg

Map, Russian Empire, Wikipedia

7/9/1943, Vatican Radio Gives Assurance that British POWs in Italy Are Well-Cared For; Switzerland Providing Grants

7/9/1943; U.S. Subs Sinking Japanese Ships at Rate of One a Day, Sending 33 Supply Vessels to Bottom Since June 1

7/9/1943, Vatican Communicates List of U.S. POWs in Japan; Vatican Hopes to Establish Phone Contact with Tokyo

7/9/1943, Poland Suffers More Crushing Bitterness When P.M. Gen. Sirkorski Meets Death in Air Crash Near Gibraltar

Map, Gibraltar, Google

Nazis-Soviets Agree to Demarcation Line in Poland Between German & Russian Armies, 9/28/1939, Part 1

Nazis-Soviets Agree to Demarcation Line in Poland Between German & Russian Armies, 9/28/1939, Part 2

Map, Hitler-Stalin Division of Poland, Media Tumblr

Nazis Enlarge Lethal Gas Chambers in Poland to Speed Up Massacres of Jews to 700 at a Time, 6/7/1943

Photo, German & Soviet Officers Meet in Poland, Euromaidanpress

7/9/1943, Geneva Red Cross Notifies Parents of (QX13546) Sapper A.R.T. Woods that He Is Jap POW Interned in Java

Map; Kenilworth, Queensland, Australia; Google [POW Woods's Parents Were Notified at Home in Kenilworth]

Map, Java, Google

7/9/1943, Catholics in U.S. Increase Numbers to 22,945,247; Hospitals 726; Orphanages 316; Old-Age Homes 183

7/9/1943, Polish Consul General Gruzska Hopes United Nations Replacing League of Nations Will Appease Soviets

List of Consular Reps Throughout Australia; Poland, Dr. Gruzska, 77 Pitt St., Ph. B2208, Sydney; 7/5/1943

7/9/1943, Allies Averaged 11 Bombers Lost Daily Operating Over Germany & Northern Europe in June

7/9/1943, Convoy for Guadalcanal Harassed by Jap Planes, Correspondent Rides with U.S. Destroyer

Map; Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, Google

Japs Launch Attempt to Recapture Guadalcanal, U.S. Maintains Positions; Stalingrad Situation Grim, 9/18/1942

More Japs Land at Guadalcanal; German Attack Stalls on 50th Day of Battle for Stalingrad, 10/13/1942

Japanese Launch Determined Attack on Guadalcanal; U.S. Troops Reinforced, 10/17/1942

Japs Pierce U.S. Lines in Guadalcanal; Marines & Army Counterattack, 11/6/1942

Japanese Lose 6,066 Killed & 127 Captured in Final Four Weeks of Guadalcanal Campaign, 2/15/1943

7/9/1943, Aliens in Canada Who File for Exemption from Service Due to Nationality Will Forfeit Right to Naturalize

7/9/1943, Bolshevism Paved the Way for Fascism & Eventually Plunged Europe into War Declares N.Y. Times Editorial

7/9/1943, Martini Enfield .303 Rifles Now Available for £1 to Rural Land Owners for Exterminating Dingoes, Etc.

Photo, Martini-Enfield .303 Rifles, Wikipedia

Evolution of the .303 Rifle, 8/24/1934

7/9/1943, U.S. Marines Capture Viru Harbor After Screaming Charge Out of Jungle; Jap Troops Jump from Cliffs

Map; Viru Harbor, New Georgia Group, Solomon Islands; Google

7/9/1943, Granting of "Lebensraum" or Gaining Commercial Rights May Not Stop Seeds of Future Wars

7/9/1943, R.A.A.F. Sgt. Giles Visits New York City's Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, Etc.

7/9/1943, White Sox Get Pennant Fever, Manager Dykes Suspends Lefty Edgar Smith, Yanks Arrive in Chicago for Five

7/9/1943, Yankee Joe Gordon Smashes Double to Spoil Orval Grove's No-Hitter in Chicago with Two Out in 9th, Part 1

7/9/1943, Yankee Joe Gordon Smashes Double to Spoil Orval Grove's No-Hitter in Chicago with Two Out in 9th, Part 2

7/9/1943, Boxscore, White Sox Stall Yanks 1-0, Orval Grove (9ip,1h,3k,3w) Outduels Borowy (7ip,1r) & Murphy

7/9/1943, Truman War Investigating Committee Charges Military Is Continuing Production of Obsolete Planes

7/9/1943, F.D.R. Directs War & Navy Depts. to Refuse Cooperation with House Investigation of F.C.C. Intel Ops

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July 9, 1943

Post by Globalization41 » 26 Jan 2017 10:19

7/9/1943, German Tanks Again Batter at Belgorod End of Kursk Salient; Violent Battles on Debris-Strewn Steppes

Maps, Battle of Kursk, Emerson Kent

7/9/1943, Powerful Formations of British Bombers Raid Cologne After Five Days Rest, Only Eight Bombers Lost

Map, Cologne Germany, Google

7/9/1943, Air Trip Reveals Allied Convoys Carrying Invasion Armies & War Supplies Plying Med. in Endless Procession

Map, Mediterranean Region, WWII, Emerson Kent

7/9/1943, Mrs. Alan E. Johnson (Kadina) Receives Confirmation After 18 Months of Husband's POW Status in Java

Map; Kadina, Australia; Google [Tokyo Radio Broadcast Message from Johnson:  Fit, Full of Pep, Well Treated]

Map, Java, Google

7/9/1943, Army High Authority Describes Japanese Treatment of Australian POWs as "Unsatisfactory"

7/9/1943, Japanese Holdings in Solomans Vulnerable to Air Attacks; Japs May Retreat to New Guinea & Truk

Map, New Guinea, WWII, Texas University

Map, Solomon Islands, WWII, Troop Concentrations & Main Drives, Army History

Great Japanese Combat Fleet Being Maintained at Large Enemy Naval Base at Truk, 4/16/1943

Map, Truk, Google

7/9/1943, Whirlwind Southward Expansion Leaves Japan Overextended, Long Communications Proving to Be Deathtrap

Map, Pacific Theater, 1943, Army History

Map, Pacific Naval Battles of WWII, Combined Fleet

Japan's Newly Acquired Island of Formosa to Be Developed for Foreign Trade, 8/1/1896

Map, Formosa, 1896, Texas University

Japan Works to End Need for Subsidies in Formosa (Revenue 13,126,000 Yen, Spending 30,900,000 Yen), 3/19/1901

Japan Wants Foreign Tourists, but Not Foreign Investors; 11/30/1913

U.S. Foreign Policy, by Theodore Roosevelt; Europe, Panama, Japanese Naval Training, Etc., 11/21/1914, Part 1

U.S. Foreign Policy, by Theodore Roosevelt; Europe, Panama, Japanese Naval Training, Etc., 11/21/1914, Part 2

Map, Europe, 1914, Emerson Kent

Map, Panama Canal, Google

World Map, Colonial Possessions & Commercial Highways, 1910, Learnnc

Japan to Run Steamers from Yokohama to Caroline Islands (Truk, Pelew, & Yap Islands); 3/23/1916

Map, Yokohama Japan, Google

Map, Caroline Islands, Texas University

Map, Pelew Islands, Google

U.S. Road to War with Japan Goes thru China & P.I., 2/17/1917, Part 1

U.S. Road to War with Japan Goes thru China & P.I., 2/17/1917, Part 2

China Hopes for Intervention from Some European Power to Deter Japan in China, 2/24/1917

Map, Japanese Expansion,1874-1939, Wikipedia

Allies Take Japan for Granted; Wilson Never Speaks of Japan's Self-Sacrificing Deeds, 3/23/1918

Japanese Takeover Rule of Marshall Islands from Germans; Civilized Islanders No Longer Barbarians, 3/15/1919

Map, Marshall Islands, Texas University

Map, German Pacific Colonies, 1915, Wikipedia

Map, Marshall Islands, Google

Increasing Japanese Trade Results in Decline of British Influence in South Pacific, 12/29/1919

Japan Wants Mandate for Yap & Opposes U.S. Proposal for Cable from Guam to Yap to Shanghai, 3/1/1921

Map, Guam, Google

Map, Shanghai China, Google

Map, Yap, Google

Pacific Treaty Agreed to by Great Britain, Japan, U.S., & France; 7/18/1922

Official Japanese Gov't Report States No Naval or Military Installations on Yap or Other Japanese Mandates, 7/30/1923

Motorcycling in Picturesque Japan, Motor Vehicles Less Suitable, Cherry Trees in Full Bloom, 1/26/1924

Manufacturing on Island Empire of Japan Depends on China's Raw Materials, 6/19/1925

Distinct Anti-European Movement Underway from N. Africa to Pacific, 3/3/1926, Part 1

Distinct Anti-European Movement Underway from N. Africa to Pacific, 3/3/1926, Part 2

Modern Japan, Amazing Progress, Imports Fall as Japanese Workshops Improve Efficiency, 4/29/1931

Japan Regards U.S. Fleet's Presence in Pacific as Nothing but Provocation, 11/7/1933

Japan Suggests Aerodrome Being Built on Saipan Is for Study of Atmospheric & Fishery Conditions, 11/8/1934

Map, Saipan, Google

Geneva Commission Reports Discussions on Japan's Alleged Fortifying of Pacific Mandates, 1/10/1936

Map, Geneva Switzerland, Google

Unfair Foreign Trade in Australian Mandate of New Guinea Bypasses Infrastructure Costs, 3/5/1936

Japan Drives South by Absorbing Mandated Islands, Natives Learn Japanese, Map Included, 1/26/1939

Divinity of Japanese Emperor Offers Clue to Understanding Japan, 9/14/1940, Part 1

Divinity of Japanese Emperor Offers Clue to Understanding Japan, 9/14/1940, Part 2

Nauru Island, Source of Phosphate, British Mandate, Militarization Unauthorized, 1/11/1941

Map, Nauru Island, Google

Removal of Tariffs on Low-Price Japanese Goods Allows Indo-China to Bypass Hi-Cost French Labor, 8/15/1941

Map, French Indochina, Texas University

Japan's Southward Move to Indo-China Draws Attention to Japan's Pacific Islands, 8/18/1941

Japanese Planes Strafe Hawaii, Battleship West Virginia Sunk, Jap Warships Surround Guam, 12/11/1941, Part 1

Japanese Planes Strafe Hawaii, Battleship West Virginia Sunk, Jap Warships Surround Guam, 12/11/1941, Part 2

Japanese Planes Strafe Hawaii, Battleship West Virginia Sunk, Jap Warships Surround Guam, 12/11/1941, Part 3

Map, Pearl Harbor Hawaii, Google

Map, Guam, Texas University

Tokyo Radio Tells Axis, Happiness & Co-Prosperity Abound in Pacific Sphere Under Imperial Nippon Rule; 12/12/1942

7/9/1943, Major League Leaders, Curtwright .339; Stephens .337; Wakefield .329; Musial .329

7/9/1943; Reds-Phils Split in Philly; Barrett (14ip,0r,9h,5w,5k) Strands 15 Reds in 14-Inning Nightcap, Part 1

7/9/1943; Reds-Phils Split in Philly; Barrett (14ip,0r,9h,5w,5k) Strands 15 Reds in 14-Inning Nightcap, Part 2

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July 9, 1943

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7/9/1943, Pinellas County Voters Must Renew Registration; Updated Rolls to Reflect Less Voters Due to Wartime Draft

Map; Pinellas County, Florida; Google

7/9/1943, About 500 Washington County Inductees to Leave for Army; American Legion to Sponsor Parades

Map; Washington County, Pennsylvania; Google

7/9/1943, Lodi Grape Growers Discuss Logistics of Marketing in Wartime Conditions, Transportation Shortage

7/9/1943, Sgt. Wheeler of Lodi Writes Descriptive Letter of Army Life in N. Africa; Many French Stores in Oran

Map, Lodi California, Google

Map, Oran Algeria, Google

7/9/1943, U.S. Invaders Probe Japanese Defenses Three Miles from Jap Stronghold at Munda

Map; Munda, New Georgia, Solomon Islands; Google

Map, New Georgia Landings, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

7/9/1943, Portland Central Labor Union Calls for Reduction in Salary of Congressmen from Southern "Poll Tax" States

Map, Portland Maine, Google [Central Labor Union Was Located in Maine (Not Portland Oregon)]

Tennesseans Must Continue to Pay Poll Tax to Vote, 7/5/1943 [Poll Tax Is Tax on Individual Only]

Map, Tennessee, Google [Requiring Poll Taxes at Voter Registration Reduced Number of Poor Voters]
 
7/9/1943, U.S. Production Means Voice of Doom for Axis, 115,000 Planes; 60,000 Tanks; 1,600,000 Trucks, Part 1

7/9/1943, U.S. Production Means Voice of Doom for Axis, 115,000 Planes; 60,000 Tanks; 1,600,000 Trucks, Part 2

7/9/1943, TSgt. Joseph Van Agtmael of Weare Reported by Red Cross to Have Died in Japanese POW Camp

Map, Weare Michigan, Google [War Department Reported Agtmael Missing in Philippines After Bataan]

Map, Bataan Philippines, Google

Map, Manchuria, Kjcuniheidelberg [Red Cross Reported Agtmael's Death Occurred in Mukden Manchukuo (Manchuria)]

MSgt. Joseph Van Agtmael, by Russell S. "Russ" Pickett, Findagrave

7/9/1943, News Photo, Gen. Henri Giraud & Gen. Charles DeGaulle, Competing French Leaders in Fight Against Axis

7/9/1943, Baby Pictures Can Now Be Sent by V-Mail, Photos Limited to Infants Born After Soldier's Departure Overseas

"V-Mail" Introduced, Mail Photo'd & Filmed, Saves Cargo Space, Ton of Mail Reduced to 30 lbs., 11/27/1942

7/9/1943, L.A. Angels Widen Pacific Coast Lead; San Francisco Bows to Hollywood; Fischer Blanks Padres 1-0

7/9/1943, Pacific Coast League Standings, L.A. 60-23; S.F. 48-34; S.D. 42-42; Portland 40-41; Hollywood 39-45

7/9/1943, Former Missionary First Lieut. Robert G. Hodson Now Pilots U.S.A.A.F. B-17 Flying Fortress Over Germany

Photo, B-17 Flying Fortress, Robert P. Boylan

Map, 8th Air Force Targets, 1942-1943, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

U.S.A.A.F. Airfields in England During WWII, Guide & Maps, Mediafiles, East of England Tourism

7/9/1943, U.S. Cattle Population Increases by 3,000,000 to 78,000,000; Hogs Increase by 13,000,000 to 73,000,000

7/9/1943, German Raiders Drop High Explosives on Southeast English Town; Heavy Casualties Expected

Map, United Kingdom, Geographicguide

7/9/1943, Canadian P.M. Mackinzie King Calls for Balance in United Nations Setup Between Equality & Strength

7/9/1943; Entrenched Japanese at Munda Appear Doomed, but Prepared to Make Bloody Defense Against U.S. Troops

Map, New Georgia, Cloudfront

7/9/1943, Invasion Fever Taking Over Europe; Axis Expecting Allied Assault of Hitler's Fortress Europe Within 48 Hours

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of '43, Wikipedia

7/9/1943, Estimated 17,000 Coal Miners in Fayette County Refuse to Work After U.M.W. Calls Off Nationwide Strike

Map; Fayette County, Pennsylvania; Google

7/9/1943; Bombers from N.W. Africa, Malta, & Middle East Converge on Sicily; Freelance Fighters Strafe Axis Targets

Map, Sicily Italy, Google

7/9/1943, One World, by Wendell Willkie, Chapter Ten; Commitment of Leading Democracies in Question After War

7/9/1943, Early Baseball Scores, Cubs Lead Giants 3-1 After 8; Pirates-Dodgers 4-4 After 7; Cards 5-0 Over Braves in 7

7/9/1943, Japanese Suffer More than 187,860 Casualties in Sixth Year of War with China According to Chinese Army

7/9/1943, F.D.R. Indicates U.S. Does Not Recognize Any French Gov't, France Does Not Exist Due to German Occupation

7/9/1943; Tokyo Newspaper Asahi Emphasizes Allies Pushing Forward in Pacific with Strong Land, Air, & Sea Campaigns

7/9/1943, Canadian Armed Forces Intelligence Directorate Appeals to Citizens for Snapshots of Europe, Bridges, Etc.

7/9/1943, Rivalry Between French Liberation Leaders DeGaulle & Giraud Assumes Importance as Med. Offensive Looms

7/9/1943, Edmonton Teenager Returns Home on Leave After Four Years with Royal Navy; Seaman Doyle Joined at 15

Map, Edmonton Alberta, Google

7/9/1943, Glasgow Is Favored Spot for Canadian Soldiers on Leave, Scottish People Make Them Welcome

Map, Glasgow, Google

7/9/1943, Royal Canadian Air Force Releases 622nd Causality List; 27 Names, Four Killed & Five Missing Overseas

7/9/1943, Britain Faced with Growing Baby Boom; Gov't Calls on Midwives & Nurses; Some May Transfer from War Jobs

7/9/1943, Last Moments on Cruiser Helena; After Midnight; Point-Blank Exchanges; Blinding Flashes; Abandon Ship

Map; Kula Gulf, Solomon Islands; Google [U.S.S. Helena Torpedoed & Sunk in Battle of Kula Gulf]

Photo, Battle of Kula Gulf, Wikipedia

7/9/1943, Swift Swede Gunder Haegg Indicates He'll Run Faster Two-Mile in L.A. Coliseum than in Illinois

7/9/1943, Gray-Haired Grandmothers Give Lesson to Modern Generation by Working with Munitions at Tooele Depot

Map, Tooele Utah, Google

7/9/1943, Goering Recovers from Nervous Breakdown; Nazi Radio Says Reports of Nervous Breakdown Were Fake News

7/9/1943, Initial Gains Small as Hitler Launches Third Summer Offensive in Russia; German Satellite Nations Tottering

Map, Eastern Front, Summer of '43, Emerson Kent

7/9/1943, Eight Killed in Mid-Air Collision Between Cargo & Transport Planes Near Wright Field

Map; Wright Field, Dayton Ohio; Google [Two Civilians Parachuted to Safety After the Collision]

7/9/1943, Local Aerial Dusting for Insect Control Inaugurated by Potato Grower in Kittitas County, Part 1

7/9/1943, Local Aerial Dusting for Insect Control Inaugurated by Potato Grower in Kittitas County, Part 2

7/9/1943, Ellensburg Rationing Board Issues Purchase Certificates for Seven Autos, Two Bicycles, & 256 Tires in May

7/9/1943; Army Pvt. A.G. Gordon of Ellensburg Convalescing in Memphis, Bullet in Hip & Frozen Feet from Attu, Part 1

7/9/1943; Army Pvt. A.G. Gordon of Ellensburg Convalescing in Memphis, Bullet in Hip & Frozen Feet from Attu, Part 2

Map; Ellensburg, Kittitas County, Washington; Google

Map, Memphis Tennessee, Google

Map; Attu Island, Alaska; Google

Map, Aleution Islands, Army History

Map, Recapture of Attu, May 1943, Wikipedia

U.S. Geological Survey Map of Attu Island, LoranHistory

Japanese Resistance on Attu Collapses, Tokyo Reports no Radio Contact, Japs Still Hold Kiska, 6/1/1943

Map, Kiska Island, Alaska; Google

1,500 Dead Japanese Counted So Far on Attu, Four Captured; U.S. Army Planes Strafe Jap Positions on Kiska; 6/4/1943

Attu Casualty Totals Updated; U.S. 342 Killed, 1,535 Wounded, 58 Missing; Japs 1,791 Killed, 11 POWs; 6/7/1943

7/9/1943, Weary Congress Takes First Long Recess of War; Nerves Worn from Economy Needing More Men & Munitions

7/9/1943, War Food Administration Transferring More Mexicans to N.W. to Meet Harvest Needs, 190 Leave Stockton

Map, Stockton California, Google

7/9/1943, Rip Sewell (9ip,2r,7h,4w,0k) Checks Dodgers at Brooklyn After Fletcher Belts 3-Run HR in Pirate 1st

7/9/1943, Five Firemen Killed & Two Missing in Four-Story Factory & Office Building Fire on Chicago's North Side

7/9/1943, Early Baseball Scores, Cards' Mort Cooper Tosses 3-Hit Shutout in Boston; Cubs Edge Giants in 12 Innings

7/9/1943, Shipping Losses from U-Boats Lowest Since U.S. Entered War; Convoys to Europe Practically Unmolested

7/9/1943, Spectacular Oil Fire & Explosion at Salmo; Warehouse & Pumphouse Destroyed; Shell Tank Farm Saved

Map; Salmo, British Columbia, Canada; Google

7/9/1943, Workers Deferred from Military Service Due to Essential Work Must Remain at Job for Deferment Duration

7/9/1943; Rudolph Rossetti of Vancouver Gets One Year Hard Labor, Caught Burglarizing Café Next to Police Station

7/9/1943, By John Steinbeck; A Bomber Base in England, Small Dogs Wait Faithfully for Their Bomber Crews to Return

7/9/1943, Fourteen Fredericksburg Married Men Accepted for Armed Services After Passing Examinations

Map, Fredericksburg Virginia, Google [11 Went to Army (Two Weeks Furlough), Three to Navy (One Week Furlough)]

7/9/1943, Providence Gas Station Proprietor Suspended from Selling Gas for Duration, Guilty of Gas Coupon Violation

Map; Providence, Rhode Island; Google

7/9/1943, F.D.R.'s Daughter Visits British Columbia as Newswoman Reporting on Road & Rail Routs to Alaska, Part 1

7/9/1943, F.D.R.'s Daughter Visits British Columbia as Newswoman Reporting on Road & Rail Routs to Alaska, Part 2

Map; British Columbia; Google [Anna Roosevelt Boettiger, F.D.R.'s Daughter, Promised to Relay Worthy Info Upward]

7/9/1943, Textile Workers Union Requests 7¢ Hourly Raise for Midnight Shift Workers in Vermont & New Hampshire

Map; Nashua, New Hampshire; Google

7/9/1943, Navy Looking for Food Experts to Help Feed Large Groups of Men Nutritious & Appetizing Diets

7/9/1943, Florida Senate Investigating Committee to Continue Looking into Exorbitant Attorney Fees

7/9/1943, Florida's Cigarette Tax-Stamp Law Working Fine; 3¢ per Pack, $1 Annual Tax for 50,000 Retailers

Map, Florida, Google

7/9/1943, Harry James to Honeymoon in Hollywood with New Bride Betty Grable Unless Draft Board Has Other Plans

Map; Hollywood, Los Angeles, California; Google

7/9/1943, Steubenville Experiences Worst Rainstorm in Recorded History; City Water Supply Washed Out

Map, Steubenville Ohio, Google [High Water Left 27,000 Goodyear & Firestone Factory Workers Idle]

7/9/1943, Post Office Judges Scrutinize Police Gazette Magazine for Subversive Photos & "Lonely Hearts" Ads

7/9/1943, New York Stock Quotations, U.S. Steel 57; Union Carbide 83.5; Shell Union Oil 28.5; Chrysler 83.75

7/9/1943, Civil Service Halts Hiring Due to Labor Shortage; Agencies Should Look at Transfers from Less Needed Jobs

7/9/1943; British Bombers, Divebombers, & Fighters Attack Japanese Troop Positions in Western Burma

Map, Burma, Google

7/9/1943, New York Daily News Copy Editor Indicted on Charges of Being Paid Agent of Japan Prior to Pearl Harbor

7/9/1943, Congressman Assures Sufficient Diapers (7,876,000 Dozen this Year) for Bumper Crop of Wartime Babies

7/9/1943, War Meat Board Says Armed Forces Received Sufficient Beef Supplies Last Week for First Time Since January

7/9/1943, Letters from N. Africa, Our Boys Work 12-14 Hours a Day; Letters Come Fast, Papers Arrive by Slow Boat

7/9/1943, Seaman Second Class Howard Rutan Now at Long Island Base Awaiting Sea Duty, Rutan Enlisted Dec. '42

Map; Long Island, New York; Google

7/9/1943, St. Louis Browns Manager Luke Sewell Charges A.L. Umpires with Favoritism Toward League-Leading Yankees

7/9/1943, Mrs. Anna M. Riggs of Wellsburg West Virginia Has Three Sons in Service of Nation, Two Army & One Navy

Map; Wellsburg, West Virginia; Google

7/9/1943; Coal Derivatives Used in Explosives, Plastics, Sulfa Drugs, Solvents, Insecticide, Fertilizers, Etc.

7/9/1943, Cape Girardeau Brothers Home on Furlough; Marine Pfc. Willie Lufcy Back After 18 Months, 13 in Pacific

Map; Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Google

7/9/1943, Another Cape Girardeau Soldier-Sailor Brother Team, Corporal Elbert McLard & Seaman Willard McLard

7/9/1943; Pvt. Thomas J. Sawyer of Chaffee Killed in Action on Jan. 18, 1943, in Alaskan Sector

Map, Chaffee Missouri, Google

7/9/1943, A Happy Scott County Tax Collector Reports to County Court of $500,153.85 in County Collections

Map; Scott County, Missouri; Google

7/9/1943, Army Operates Busy Basic Flying School off Hwy. 25 Near Malden; Scores of BT Training Planes Line Runways

Photo, BT Training Plane, Wikipedia

7/9/1943, Missouri Supreme Court Rules Against Increased Tax Assessment After Assets Shifted into non-Taxable Fund

7/9/1943, Thirty-Six University of Alabama Faculty Members on Leave of Absence While Serving in Armed Forces

Map, University of Alabama, Google

7/9/1943; Angry Pickets Roam Western Pennsylvania's Soft Coal Districts, Closing 22 Mines & Idling 14,000 Workers

7/9/1943, Oregon Births (2,122) in May Increase by 20% from May '42; Deaths (1,224) Increased in May by 8% from '42

Map, Oregon, Google

7/9/1943, Group of Senators to Visit World Battlefronts on Info-Gathering Tour While Congress in Recess

7/9/1943; U.S. Losses Low, Production Hi; Mere Ability to Replace Heavy Losses in Ships & Planes Cannot Save Japan

7/9/1943, Upcoming Allied Invasion of Burma Will Need Leader with Gen. Stillwell's Attributes & Regional Experience

Map, India-Burma, 1942-1943, Texas University

7/9/1943, War Relocation Authority Seeking to Relieve Labor Shortage by Placing 15,000 U.S.-Japanese in Jobs

7/9/1943, Japanese Ships Caught in Battle of Kula Gulf Were Attempting to Land Reinforcements for Base at Munda

Map, New Georgia Landings, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

7/9/1943, Hardships & Sufferings of War; Homeless Greek Refugees Cared for at Suez & Relocated to Belgian Congo

Map, Mediterranean Region, WWII, Learnnc

Map, Colonial Africa, Lardbucket

Map, Belgium Congo, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map, Egypt-Sinai, 1939, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

7/9/1943, Advertisement, General Electric, Superior U.S. Managerial Skills Cope with Manpower Shortage

7/9/1943, Palm Springs Post Office 1943 Transactions thru June Total $49,429.82; Up 59% from Last Year's $31,006.94

Map; Palm Springs, California; Google

7/9/1943; Palm Springs U.S.O. Adopts Noon-Midnight, 12-Hour Shifts, Seven Days-a-Week; Music, Books, Billiards, Etc.

7/9/1943, Polio Cases Increasing in Sonoma County, Parents Warned to Keep Children Out of Crowds

7/9/1943, Photo; U.S. Troops Patrol Detroit After Riots Kill 31 & Injure 700; War Production Disrupted, 1,300 Arrested

Map, Detroit Michigan, Google

7/9/1943, Bank of America, California, June 30, Statement, $389,032,284.76 Cash in Vault & in Federal Reserve Bank

7/9/1943, Ensign Robert Smale Killed in Fighter Plane Crash Near Jacksonville, Smale Formerly from Madera County

Map; Raymond, Madera County; California

Map, Jacksonville Florida, Google

7/9/1943, British Radio Reporting at Least 600 Members of Cruiser Helena Rescued, Normal Crew Is 888

Map, New Georgia, Cloudfront

7/9/1943; Japan's Strategic Situation, Merchant Shipping Down from 6,500,000 Tons to 5,000,000 Tons

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7/10/1943, Desperate Fighting Inside Russian Lines at Kursk Salient; No Sign of German Pressure Weakening

7/10/1943, Russian Tanks Fight Hard to Drive Back German Wedge South of Kursk; Axis Reinforcements Lining Up

Map, Eastern Font, Summer of '43, Emerson Kent

7/10/1943, Stream Of Allied Convoys & Escorts Sail East in Med. While Under Constant Observation by Axis Planes

Map, Mediterranean Region, WWII, Learnnc

7/10/1943, Recon Photos of Allied Raids on Sicily Reveal Dozens of Destroyed Axis Planes at Gerbini Aerodromes

Map, Gerbini Sicily, Google

7/10/1943, Carpet of Bombs Spreading Across Sicily & Sardinia as Allied Air Forces Strike Softening Blows at Axis

Map, Sardinia, Google

7/10/1943, U.S. Troops Make Contact with Outer Perimeter of Japanese Defenses at Munda Air Base in New Georgia

Map, New Georgia Landings, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map; Munda, Solomon Islands; Google

7/10/1943, Nassau Landing, Aussies & U.S. Troops Skirmish with Japs; Acres of Floating Wreckage Spotted in Kula Gulf

Map; Nassau Bay, New Guinea; Google [Japs Well Equipped & Provisioned, Three Separate Actions]

Map; Kula Gulf, Solomon Islands; Google [Survivors Cling to Projecting Hull of Japanese Cruiser]

7/10/1943, Goose Airport Canada, World's Largest Military Transport Airfield, Transit Stop for Europe

Map, Goose Bay Airport, Labrador Canada [Goose Bay Also U.S. Bomber Base During Early Cold War Years]

7/10/1943, Washington Homestead Grays Sweep Newark Eagles 6-2 & 6-5; Josh Gibson Bats 3 for 4 with HR & Double

Map; Newark, N.J.; Google [Game Played Before 6,000 at Washington's Griffith Stadium; Gibson HR Went 430 Feet]

7/10/1943, Czech Art Exhibition Opens in Melbourne, Allies Repaid Czechoslovakia in 1918 With Independence

Formation of Poland, Czecho-Slovakia, & Jugo-Slavonia Weakens German Empire, 12/20/1918

Peace Treaty; Poland & Czecho-Slovakia Recognized, 5/8/1919

Peace Treaty; 2nd Installment, Czecho-Slovakia Gets German Bohemia, 5/9/1919, Part 1

Peace Treaty; 2nd Installment, Czecho-Slovakia Gets German Bohemia, 5/9/1919, Part 2

Map, Czechoslovakia, Bohemia in Green, Wikipedia

Motor Drive Thru Czechoslovakia; Prague Pop. 250,000; Roads Lined with Trees, 6/23/1933

Hitler Dreams of Union with Czechoslovakia, 2/18/1938

Czechs Rapidly Fortifying Frontier Rendered Vulnerable by German Border Extension to Austria, 5/12/1938

Czechoslovakia, Pleasant Boulevards, Well-Cultivated & Fertile Valleys, Numerous Geese in Villages, 9/17/1938

Prauge Unwilling to Surrender Territory to Germany, Hitler Pledges Protection for Bohemians, 9/22/1938

German Troops Concentrate on Czech Frontier, Europe Standing by for War, 9/29/1938

Hitler Wants Sudeten Germans to Unite with Reich; Czechs Refuse to Evacuate German Districts, 9/29/1938, Part 1

Hitler Wants Sudeten Germans to Unite with Reich; Czechs Refuse to Evacuate German Districts, 9/29/1938, Part 2

Hitler Wants Sudeten Germans to Unite with Reich; Czechs Refuse to Evacuate German Districts, 9/29/1938, Part 3

War Averted, Chamberlain Speech, Sudeten Ceded, German Troops Enter Czechoslovakia, 10/6/1938, Part 1

War Averted, Chamberlain Speech, Sudeten Ceded, German Troops Enter Czechoslovakia, 10/6/1938, Part 2

War Averted, Chamberlain Speech, Sudeten Ceded, German Troops Enter Czechoslovakia, 10/6/1938, Part 3

Map, Czechoslovakia, 1928-1938, Wikipedia

Map, German Aggressions, Learnnc

Map, Czechoslovakia, Disputed Districts, Wikipedia [Sudetenland Was German Name for Areas Claimed by Hitler]

Stalin Suspects Sudeten Ceded to Hitler in Hopes of Encouraging German March on Ukraine, 3/17/1939, Part 1

Stalin Suspects Sudeten Ceded to Hitler in Hopes of Encouraging German March on Ukraine, 3/17/1939, Part 2

German Army Occupies Prague; Independent Czechoslovakia Ceases to Exist, 3/23/1939, Part 1

German Army Occupies Prague; Independent Czechoslovakia Ceases to Exist, 3/23/1939, Part 2

German Army Occupies Prague; Independent Czechoslovakia Ceases to Exist, 3/23/1939, Part 3

Map, Prague, Google

Map, Occupation of Czechoslovakia, Wikipedia

Chamberlain Gives Guarantee to Poland of Support Against Aggression, French Onboard, 4/6/1939

7/10/1943, Ukrainian Harvest Falling Short of German Expectations; Coal, Iron, & Factory Production Lagging Also

Reporter Paints Picture of Starving Ukraine; Stalin Says Collective Farms Support Industrial Expansion, 4/5/1933

7/10/1943, Political Cartoon, Russian Stubbornness

7/10/1943, Sikorski Death Jumbles London-Based Polish Gov't; Split Develops Between Army & Pro-Russian Civilians

7/10/1943, R.A.F. Divebombers Raid Burma; U.S. Bombers Hit Haiphong in Japanese Occupied Indo-China

Map, Burma, Google [U.S. Fighters Shot Up Supply Dumps & 30 River Craft]

Map, Haiphong, Google

U.S. Jets Blast Oil Depots Near Haiphong While Dodging Heavy Flak & Surface-to-Air Missiles, 6/1/1967, Part 1

U.S. Jets Blast Oil Depots Near Haiphong While Dodging Heavy Flak & Surface-to-Air Missiles, 6/1/1967, Part 2

Nixon Vows to Halt N. Viet Invasion of South; Bombing Haiphong & Hanoi Areas Essential, 4/18/1972

U.S. Fighter-Bombers Fly 300 Strikes Against Hanoi-Haiphong Complex, Ten MIGs Shot Down, 5/11/1972, Part 1

U.S. Fighter-Bombers Fly 300 Strikes Against Hanoi-Haiphong Complex, Ten MIGs Shot Down, 5/11/1972, Part 2

Map, Indochina Airfields, Texas U. [Vacuum Left by U.S. Retreat in Indochina Opened Door for Cambodian Genocide]

U.S. Warplanes Bid Farewell to Phnom Penh with Smoke Trail, Final Bombing Halt Begins, 8/15/1973, Part 1

U.S. Warplanes Bid Farewell to Phnom Penh with Smoke Trail, Final Bombing Halt Begins, 8/15/1973, Part 2

Map; Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Google [Two U.S.A.F. F-111 Fighter-Bombers Buzzed Phnom Penh as Final Farewell]

Khmer Rouge Communists Conduct Mass Executions in Cambodian Capital of Phnom Penh, 4/22/1975

7/10/1943, R.A.F. Bombs Cologne in Mass Night Attack During Electrical & Ice Storm; Eight Bombers Lost

Map, Cologne Germany, Google

7/10/1943, Twin Battles of Kursk Salient Described as "Flaming Battlefield"; Russians KO 193 German Tanks Friday

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7/10/1943, Berlin Radio Describes Intensified Bombardment of Sicily as "Overture" for Allied Invasion of Europe

Map, Sicily Italy, Google

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of '43, Wikipedia

7/10/1943; Midnight Landing by U.S. Troops at Nassau Bay New Guinea in Heavy Surf; Fierce Fighting at Dawn

Map; Nassau Bay; Google [Experienced Aussies, Coordinating with U.S, Attacked Nassau by Land After Long March]

7/10/1943; Key Japanese Base at Munda Cut Off by Air, Land, & Sea; Real Battle for Munda About to Begin

Map; Munda, New Georgia, Solomon Islands; Google

7/10/1943, Sgt. F.J. Lindstrom of Epsom New Zealand Killed in Action; Lindstrom Served in Greece & Crete

Map; Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand; Google

Greece Evacuation in Progress Under Intense German Air Attacks; Rear Guard New Zealanders Block Blitz, 4/30/1941

Map, Battle of Greece, Wikipedia

Germans on Crete Reinforced by Air & Fishing Boats Carrying Troops, Severe Fighting & Heavy Casualties; 5/27/1941

Map, Maleme Crete, Google [New Zealand Troops Counterattacking Near Maleme, Intense Battles Underway]

7/10/1943, Neutrals Out of Danger, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Sweden, Turkey; Axis Satellites Losing Enthusiasm

Map, Europe, WWII Era, Emerson Kent

7/10/1943, British Shipbuilding Industry's War Achievements, New Corvettes (Continued from Yesterday)

7/10/1943, German Fighters Over Sicily Disappear; Gen. Von Richthofen May Be Hoarding Planes for Invasion Defense

Map, Sicily, Axis & Allies Dispositions, 7/10/1943, Emerson Kent

7/10/1943, Jap Stronghold at Munda Under Heavy Air, Naval, & Artillery Assault, 45 Zeros Counterattack Rendova

Map, New Georgia, Cloudfront [Ground Troops Closing Pincers on Munda]

7/10/1943; U.S. Treasury Discloses U.S. Spent $1,599,000,000 During First Week of July, Up 50% from '42

7/10/1943, Russian Bombers Attack Rumanian Convoy Outside Turkish Waters off Mouth of Boshporus

Map, Bosphorus Strait, Google

Hitler Talks with Molotov in Berlin, Soviets Would Like Control of Darenelles, 11/16/1940

Map, Darenelles Strait, Google [Stalin Hoped to Secure Land Bridge to Straits While Hitler Was Busy with British]

7/10/1943; Jap Sub Sinks U.S. Cargo Ship Off East Coast of Australia, 26 U.S. Seamen Killed or Missing, 14 Wounded

7/10/1943, Japanese Stiffen Resistance After Recovering from Late-June Allied Offensives in Solomons & New Guinea

Map, Pacific War Campaigns, Wikipedia

Map, New Georgia Landings, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map, New Guinea, WWII, Texas University

7/10/1943, Photo, New U.S. Helicopter Takes off Vertically in Front of Capitol at Washington

Photo, Helicopter Base in South Vietnam, New York Daily News

7/10/1943, Edge of Twilight Creeping Up on Glorious Career of Kansas City Monarch Pitcher Satchel Paige

Map; Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Kansas City, Missouri; Google

Famous Satchel Paige (9ip,0r,5h) Dazzles White Sox with Old-Time Brilliance; Tribe Back in 1st, 8/14/1948, Part 1

Famous Satchel Paige (9ip,0r,5h) Dazzles White Sox with Old-Time Brilliance; Tribe Back in 1st, 8/14/1948, Part 2

Cleveland Wins 5-0; Satchel Paige Scatters Five Singles Before Turn-Away Crowd of 51,013 at Chicago; 8/14/1948

Satchel Paige Blanks White Sox 1-0; Record Crowd of 78,832; Paige Has Drawn 201,829 Fans in Three Starts, 8/20/1948

Boxscores; Paige Fanned Five, Walked One, & Stranded Three White Sox; Time of Game, 1:50; Doby RBI; 8/20/1948

Satchel Paige (7h,2w,9k) Tosses 12-Inning Shutout in St. Louis; Browns Top Tigers 1-0 on Neiman RBI Single, 8/7/1952

Browns Sweep Chisox in St. Louis; Neiman HR wins Opener; Paige (8h,4w,5k) Tosses Shutout in Nightcap, 9/21/1952

7/10/1943, Australia Naturalizes 5,261 Persons Since Start of War, 629 Greeks; 80 Syrians; 238 Swedes, Etc.

7/10/1943, Kursk Steppes Ablaze for Dozens of Miles as Von Kluge Hurls Panzer Columns at Fiercely Resisting Russians

Map, Kursk, Google [Berlin Claims Breakthrough at Byelgorod & Orel as German Troops Reach Open Country]

7/10/1943, Shortage of Doctors in New Zealand, Frigid Conditions Exist in Auckland Grammar School

Map, Auckland, Google [7/10: Avg. Temp. Varies from 48°F to 56°F; Sunup 07:33, Sunset 17:18; Rain Chance 64%]

7/10/1943, Germans Order Evacuation of French Navy Base on Med. Coast at Sette Due to Threat of Allied Invasion

Map, Sette France, Google

7/10/1943; Steel Production per Capita in Australia, Equal to G.B., 2X Soviet, 5X Japan, Less than U.S. & Germany

7/10/1943, British Reproductive Rate Short of WWI; 1940-1942 Births Were 1,849,000; 1915-1917 Totaled 2,268,500

7/10/1943, Axis Satellite Bulgaria Feels Strong Kinship with Russia; Bulgaria in Path of Europe & Asia Racial Struggles

Bulgaria Joins Axis, 3/6/1941

Map, Bulgaria, Google [Stalin Desired Land Bridge to Turkish Straits, but Was Blocked by Hitler]

7/10/1943, Gurkhas, Natives of Independent Nepal, Among Empire's Best Fighting Soldiers

Map, Nepal, Google

7/10/1943, Allied Troops Land in Sicily, Dramatic News Contained in Announcement from Gen. Eisenhower's H.Q.

Map, Sicily, Canada History

7/10/1943, Allies Main Attack on Sicily Said to Be on Western End of Island; Stiff opposition by Axis Planes

7/10/1943, Allies Begin Landing in Sicily at 3:am Preceded by Heavy Air & Sea Bombardment

7/10/1943, News Flash, Algiers Radio Reports Invasion of Sicily Has Begun, Axis Air Forces Putting Up Terrific Resistance

Photo, U.S. Paratroopers Bound for Sicily, Wikipedia

7/10/1943, Fierce Fighting in Progress Along N.W. Coast of Sicily After Initial Allied Landing

7/10/1943, Eisenhower Describes Allied Landing on Sicily as First Blow in Liberation of Hitler's Conquered Europe

7/10/1943, U.S. War Dept. Reports Landings in Sicily Being Made by British, Canadian, & U.S. Troops at Many Places

Photo, Allied Ships Supporting Sicily Invasion Under Attack by Axis Planes

7/10/1943, Powerful Allied Air Formations Blast Invasion Paths in Sicily; Allied Warships Escort Shock Forces

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July 10, 1943

Post by Globalization41 » 27 May 2017 06:57

7/10/1943; Large R.A.F. Formations Bomb Coalmining District of Rhur, Ten Bombers Missing

Map, Ruhr Germany, Google

7/10/1943, Moscow Reports Tense Fighting at Battle of Kursk "Bulge" Continuing to Develop on Larger Scale

Map, Battle of Kursk, Summer of '43, Emerson Kent

7/10/1943; Invasion of Sicily Underway by English, American, & Canadian Troops Under Command of General Eisenhower

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of '43, Wikipedia

Map, Allied Plan for Invasion of Sicily & Axis Dispositions, 7/10/1943, Emerson Kent

7/10/1943, London Newspaper Speculates Capture of New Georgia Will Give Allies Stepping Stone to Rabaul

Map; Rabaul, New Britain; Google [Location of Strongly-Fortified Jap Base Covering S.E. Flank of Pacific Empire]

Map, Pacific Theater, 1943, Army History

Work Stoppage at Rabaul Indicates Racial Sense of Grievance Against Australian Mandate Administration, 1/7/1929

Volcanic Eruptions at Rabaul Continuing; Debris Showered on Buildings, but Wind Shift Diverts Pumice; 6/5/1937

Details of Rabaul Disaster, Earthquake & Volcano, 327 Confirmed Deaths; 7/31/1937, Part 1

Details of Rabaul Disaster, Earthquake & Volcano, 327 Confirmed Deaths; 7/31/1937, Part 2

Japanese Convoy Sighted Near Rabaul, Intense Air Activity; Rabaul Radio Ceases Transmission, 1/23/1942

R.A.A.F. Raid on Rabaul Leaves Japanese Ship Burning Furiously, 1/29/1942, Part 1

R.A.A.F. Raid on Rabaul Leaves Japanese Ship Burning Furiously, 1/29/1942, Part 2

Bedraggled Australian Survivors of Bloody Rabaul Reach Safety, 1,399 Aussies Battled 17,000 Japs; 4/7/1942

Australians Inflict 2,000 Casualties on Japs at Rabaul Beaches then Retreat to Bush Rather than Surrender, 4/7/1942

Reporter Rides with U.S. Bomber on Rabaul Raid, Cramped Quarters, 22 Hours, Gunners Fight off Zeros; 4/29/1942

Japanese Develop Almost Impregnable Stronghold at Rabaul, 3/25/1943

7/10/1943; Week-Long, Many-Pronged Allied Offensive in Pacific Stirs Up Japanese Hornets' Nest [Maps Follow]

Map, Trobriand Islands, Google [MacArthur HQ Directed Landings from Thatched Hut Somewhere in New Guinea]

Missionaries on Trobriands Thankful for Occupation by MacArthur's Forces, 7/3/1943

U.S. Trobriand Landings, No Opposition, Perfect Weather with Low Clouds Over Ocean; 7/5/1943

7/10/1943; Trobriand Islands, Quaint Social Systems; Woodlark Island, 175 Inches Annual Rainfall

7/10/1943; Aerial Photo of Woodlark Island, Surrounded by Treacherous Coral Reefs

7/10/1943; Newsmap; General Advance in Pacific Begins; U.S. Forces Occupy Woodlark, Rendova, & Trobriand Islands

Map, Woodlark Island, Google

Map, Rendova Island, New Gerogia Group, Solomon Islands

Trobriand & Woodlark Island Landings New in Military Exercises; Seasickness Big Problem from Bobbing Craft, 7/5/1943

7/10/1943, Japanese Failure to Bomb Landing Parties at Woodlark & Trobriand Blamed on Shortage of Planes

Map, Nassau Bay, Google [Jap Reception Party Subdued by U.S. Jungle Troops Scrambling Out of Heavy Surf]

Map, Solomon Islands, Google [U.S. Navy Blunted Japanese Danger to Australian Lifelines]

Map, New Georgia Group, Google [Volcanic Peaks Reach 5,000 Feet; Obscure Sideshow Compared to Eastern Front]

Map, Kula Gulf, Google [Important Naval Victory; War of Attrition Will Only End When Jap Fleet Driven from Pacific]

Map, Guadalcanal, Google [Battleground No. 1]

"Three Days of Hell" on Guadalcanal, 11/2/1942

Map, Solomon Islands Campaign, Wikipedia [U.S. Started at Bottom of Ladder & Climbed Up to New Georgia in Middle]

Map, New Georgia Group, Ibiblio, Hyperwar [12 Main Islands, Scores of Islets, Crazy Reefs, Steep Cliffs]

Map, Viru Harbour & Rendova, Google [Viru Harbour:  Deep Waterway, Fissure in Shoreline, & Estuary for 3 Rivers]

U.S. Troops Capture Viru Harbour & Occupy Rendova, 7/3/1943

7/10/1943, U.S. & Soviet Union Use Art & Literature as Propaganda for Lifting Masses from Poverty to Security

7/10/1943, Australia: Victorian Army Casualties

7/10/1943, Map, Victoria Australia, Google

7/10/1943, Prospects of Post-War Trade Between U.S. & India Discussed in Article

7/10/1943, Private Charles Vracer Sentenced to Nine Months in Workhouse for Hitting Woman During Whiskey Binge

7/10/1943; Lady Luck Follows U.S. Boston Over Sicily, Hit by A.A., Shot Up by German Fighters; Lands Safely with Bombs

Photo, Boston Bomber, Wikipedia [Hydraulic System Damaged, Bombs Trapped by Stuck Bomb-Bay Doors]

Map, Sicily Italy, Google

7/10/1943; Drunk Driver Wipes Out Parked Autos & Crashes into Building Causing Fire, Sentenced to 30 Days in Workhouse

7/10/1943; French Military Chaplain Reverend Pierre Goube to Speak in Pittsburgh, Escaped German Concentration Camp

Map, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, Google

7/10/1943, Ensign Willie Turnesa of Hollywood Florida Gunnery School Leads Florida Golf Tournament After Two Rounds

Map, Hollywood Florida, Google

7/10/1943; Sale, Transfer, or Charter of Vessels Over 500 Gross Tons Must Be Approved by Office of Defense Transportation

7/10/1943, F.D.R. Commutes Death Sentence of Traitor Who Aided Escaped Nazi; Max Stephen Begins Life Sentence Instead

7/10/1943, Seven-Year Merchant Seaman Elmer Black's Ships Torpedoed & Sunk Eight Times by German U-boats

7/10/1943, Widow Loses $165 in Cash to Swindler Asserting Fed Taxes Owed on Husband's Unclaimed Life Insurance Policy

7/10/1943, Allegany County Draft Board No. 15 Lists Names of Selectees Recently Inducted into Armed Services

Map, Allegheny County Pennsylvania, Google

7/10/1943; Pittsburgh Draft Board No. 2, McKeesport Board No.2, & County Board No. 21 Lists Recent Service Inductees

Map, McKeesport Pennsylvania, Google

7/10/1943; Nine Medical Students Enlist in Army at Local Draft Board, Will Go to Fort Mead & Return to U. of Pittsburgh

Map, Fort Meade Maryland, Google

7/10/1943, New Day-Care Center Opens for Children of Women Defense Workers too Busy Riviting & Welding

7/10/1943, Chicago White Sox Secondbaseman Don Kolloway Reports to Chicago Draft Board for Induction into Army

7/10/1943, Senators Score 1-0 Win Against Indians on Squeeze in 13th; Leonard (10ip,4h); Bagby (13ip,1r,9h,5w,1k) Loses

7/10/1943, Baseball Standings, Portsmouth 51-16; Scranton 46-15; L.A. Angels 61-23; St.L. Cardinals 45-24

7/10/1943, Germans Reported to Be Using Propellerless Warplanes Driven by Jet Propulsion in Sicily & Sardinia

Map, Sardinia Italy, Google

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July 10, 1943

Post by Globalization41 » 08 Jun 2017 01:44

7/10/1943; R.A.F. Targets Colonge with 1,000 Tons of Bombs Thursday Night, Eight Bombers Missing

Map, Cologne Germany, Google

7/10/1943, U.S. Engineer Troops Faced First Dangers on Hotly Contested New Guinea in Darkness & Torrential Rain, Part 1

7/10/1943, U.S. Engineer Troops Faced First Dangers on Hotly Contested New Guinea in Darkness & Torrential Rain, Part 2

Map, Pacific Theater, 1943, Army History

Map, New Guinea, Army History

7/10/1943, U-boat Sinkings in June Lowest in 19 Months, Hunt for Subs Turns to Axis Home Waters

7/10/1943, Detroit's White (9ip,0r,4h,1w,lob5) Whittles Yankee Lead to Two Games Against Cellar-Dwelling Philadelphia A's

7/10/1943, Russians Seize Initiative After Halting Nazi Panzer Spearheads; Burned Tanks Near Belgorod Litter Battlefield

7/10/1943, M.L.B. Standings, Cards 45-24; Brooklyn 45-33; Yanks 39-20; White Sox 35-22; Pittsburgh 37-23; Senators 38-36

7/10/1943, Fourth Day of Powerful German Offensive; Nazis Still Struggling on Outer Rim of Kursk, Part 1

7/10/1943, Fourth Day of Powerful German Offensive; Nazis Still Struggling on Outer Rim of Kursk, Part 2

Map, Belgorod Russia, Google

7/10/1943, German Radio Reports Allies Landing in S.E. Sicily with Considerable Forces & Engaging in Heavy Fighting

7/10/1943, Eight Crew Members Killed & Two Civilians Parachute to Safety as Two Army Planes Collide Over Wright Field

7/10/1943, Map, Wright Field Ohio, Google

7/10/1943, Corn-Shortage Forecast if True Will Make it Harder for Americans to Find Good Steaks or Succulent Chops

7/10/1943, F.D.R. Discloses Allied Landings in Sicily at State Dinner for General Giraud, Best Way to Liberate France, Part 1

7/10/1943, F.D.R. Discloses Allied Landings in Sicily at State Dinner for General Giraud, Best Way to Liberate France, Part 2

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of '43, Wikipedia

7/10/1943, Canadian War Reporters in Mediterranean Armed with Typewriters Waiting to Tell World of Assault on Sicily

7/10/1943, Allies Begin Round-the-Clock Air Blitz of Europe; U.S. Bombers Hit France; R.A.F. Blasts Gelsenkirchen Ruhr

Map, Gelsenkirchen Germany, Google

7/10/1943, Allies Invade Sicily, Battle Thru Mine & Gun Fields; Men Pour from Barges, Naval Guns Boom, Part 1

7/10/1943, Allies Invade Sicily, Battle Thru Mine & Gun Fields; Men Pour from Barges, Naval Guns Boom, Part 2

7/10/1943; Korean Recommends Before House Committee, Japanese-Americans Renounced Their Japanese Citizenship

7/10/1943, German & Italian Forces on Sicily Said to Have Suffered Only Minor Loss of Original Fighting Efficiency, Part 1

7/10/1943, German & Italian Forces on Sicily Said to Have Suffered Only Minor Loss of Original Fighting Efficiency, Part 2

7/10/1943, Royal Canadian Air Force Releases War's 623rd Casualty List Containing 52 Men

7/10/1943; Clandestine Radio Italo Balbo Calls on Italians to Abandon Premier Mussolini, Hour Is More Serious than Thought

7/10/1943, Alaska Outpost Cold & Foggy Writes Pvt. Harry Kole, Jr., to Parents After Having in Been in Battle with Japs

Map, 7th & Libby Street, Clarkston Washington, Google [Address of Pvt. Harry Kole, Jr.'s, Parents]

7/10/1943, Russians & Germans Remained Locked in Series of Bitter Battles on Belgorod Front; Nazis Fight Fanatically

7/10/1943, Strong Formations of Heavy U.S. Flying Fortress Bombers & Light R.A.F. Bombers Blast Caen in Daylight Foray

Map, Caen France, Google

Photo, Formation of Flying Fortresses in Action, Wikipedia

7/10/1943; U.S. Jungle Forces Deploy East & North of Munda (Main Japanese Base in Solomons) for All-Out Ground Assault

Map, Drive Toward Munda Point, Army Military

Photo, U.S. Soldiers in Action, Wikipedia

7/10/1943, Drew Pearson's Washington Merry-Go-Round; Davies Carries Back-Channel Letter to Stalin from F.D.R.

7/10/1943; National League Boxscores; Cubs Outlast Giants 5-3 in 12 Innings, Despite Lombardi & Lowery Home Runs

7/10/1943, Russian People Joyously Welcome News of Allied Landings on Sicily; Gift for Red Army, but Not Second Front Yet

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July 10/11, 1943

Post by Globalization41 » 12 Jun 2017 16:55

7/10/1943, U.S. Recon Pilot Reports Warships Blasting Shores of Sicily, Landing Barges Everywhere, Part 1

7/10/1943, U.S. Recon Pilot Reports Warships Blasting Shores of Sicily, Landing Barges Everywhere, Part 2

Map, Invasion of Sicily, Operation Husky, Liberation Trilogy

7/10/1943, U.S. Army Ordnance Officer Points Out Differences Between Types of Howitzers, 105MM Best for Hit & Run

Photo, 105MM Howitzer, Historic Military Vehicle Forum

7/10/1943, U.S. Reducing Jap Ability to Effect Swift Concentrations of Warplanes Covering Its Vast Network of Pacific Bases

7/10/1943, Japanese Open New Offensive with 10,000 Troops Against Chinese in Taiheng Mountains

Map, China Showing Mt. Taihang in Red Letters, Tang Dynasty Travel

Map, Japanese Empire, Cambridge

Map, Japanese Empire Showing Regions of Japanese Control in China as of Nov. 1942, Cambridge

New Opium Regulations for China, 6/26/1839

Use of Opium Nearly Universal from Turkey to China, 12/1/1840

The Cultivation of Opium in China, 4/7/1854

Chinese Opium Smoking & Gambling in Melbourne, 8/8/1968, Part 1

Chinese Opium Smoking & Gambling in Melbourne, 8/8/1968, Part 2

Chinese Opium Smoking & Gambling in Melbourne, 8/8/1968, Part 3

1860's Map of Australia Showing Location of Melbourne

Evolutionary Map of Australia, Wikipedia

China Consumes the Most Opium, 7/15/1879

Great Britain Did Not Introduce Opium Smoking into China, 9/10/1881

Lady Missionaries Blame Great Britain for Opium in China, Barrier to Christian Civilization; 7/12/1890

Chinese Government Attempting to Stamp Out Opium in China, 1/3/1907

China Awakes from Opium Sleep, 1/27/1912

League of Nations, Opium Conference, Revival of Production in China, 3/10/1925

Farmers in China Must Cultivate Opium to Meet High Taxes from Gov't., Bandits, & Communists; 10/11/1932

7/10/1943, Presidential Secretary Early Designates White House News Conferences to Be Called "Press & Radio" Conferences

7/10/1943, French General Giraud Pledges War with Japan; F.D.R. Promises Arms for French North African Army

7/10/1943, Pittsburgh Pirates Statistics, Gustine (.299avg,76h), Sewell (134.2ip,126h,12-2W-L,35w,36k)

7/10/1943, Pirate Pitcher Rip Sewell Hasn't Tasted Defeat Since More Than a Month Ago; No Strikeouts in Last Two Wins

7/10/1943, Minor League Summaries, Milwaukee & Columbus Trade Shutouts

7/10/1943, Mother Sees Son's Picture in Magazine; Lieut. Malkin Assigned to Flying Fortress "Oklahoma Oakie" in England

7/10/1943, U.S. Steel Announces Closing of Nine More Blast Furnaces Due to Insurgent Strikes by Coal Workers in S.W. Pa.

7/10/1943, Thirty-Three Kittitas County Draft Registrants Accepted into Armed Forces, 1,523 Kittitas Men Now in Uniform

Map, Kittitas County Washington, Google

7/10/1943, Heavy Axis Reinforcements Rushed Across Messina Strait to Meet Allied Invasion of Sicily

Map, Messina, Google

7/10/1943, F.D.R. Promises Pope Pius XII that U.S. & British Soldiers Fighting to Rid Italy of Fascism Will Respect Vatican

Map, Vatican City, Google

7/10/1943, Mrs. Mary Bentz of Yoncalla Leaving for Brownwood Texas to Join Husband Leonard Bentz Stationed in Army

Map, Yoncalla Oregon, Google

Map, Brownwood Texas, Google

7/10/1943, Bank Statement of Farmers & Merchants State Bank of Fredericksburg; Total Assets $10,132,477.98

Map, Fredericksburg Virginia, Google

7/10/1943, Giants' Ernie Lombardi Bats 5 for 5 Including Home Run, but Cubs Win in 12 Innings Behind Wyse (12ip,3r)

7/10/1943, A.L. President Harridge Issues Angry Denial of Brownie Manager Sewell's Assertion that Umps Favor Yanks

7/10/1943, Cardinal Ace Mort Cooper (9ip,3h,0w,4k) Blanks Braves 7-0; Klein, Walker, Musial, Litwhiler Open with Safeties

7/10/1943, Reds Capture Night Contest in Philadelphia 11-4; Cincinnati Pounds 16 Hits Before 8,296 Philly Fans

7/10/1943, Chartak's 9th-Inning Home Run in St. Louis Wins for Brownies 5-4 Against Red Sox, Cronin HR Tied Game in 8th

7/10/1943, Pittsburgh Scores Three Times in 10th, but Brooklyn Answers with Four Runs to Gain 8-7 Victory

7/10/1943, Pacific Coast League Standings, L.A. Angels 61-23; S.F. Seals 48-35; Portland 41-41; San Diego 42-43

7/10/1943, Early Saturday Baseball Scores; Dodgers Score Ten Runs Against Pirates at Brooklyn in 1st & Again in 4th

7/10/1943, Merced Army Flying School Announces Recovery of Three Bodies from Crash in Foothills Near Fresno, Part 1

7/10/1943, Merced Army Flying School Announces Recovery of Three Bodies from Crash in Foothills Near Fresno, Part 2

Map, Merced California, Google

Map, Fresno County California, Google

7/11/1943, Battles on Eastern Front Mounting in Intensity, Soviets Launch Continuous Attacks on Flanks of German Advances

Map, Eastern Front, Summer of '43, Emerson Kent

7/11/1943, Hundreds of German & Soviet Tanks & Planes Clash in Belgorod Sector, Big Battle Develops Near Orel

Map; Belgorod, Belgorod Oblast, Russia; Google

Map; Orel, Oryol Oblast, Russia; Google

7/11/1943, Sicily, First Line of Defense for "Fortress Europe"; Allied Occupation Would Bring Complete Control of Med.

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of '43, Wikipedia

7/11/1943, British & U.S. Parachute & Glider-Borne Troops Establishing Bridgeheads on Sicily, Axis Resistance Bitter

7/11/1943; Eisenhower Tells French, Liberation of Europe Has Begun in Sicily; Frenchmen Should Remain Disciplined & Calm

7/11/1943, U.S. Landing Forces Making Slow but Satisfactory Progress in New Guinea & New Georgia; Jap Resistance Stiff

Map, Pacific Theater, 1943, Army History

Map, New Georgia Campaign, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

7/11/1943, British & Indian Troops Raid & Temporarily Occupy Maungdaw Burma; Strong Jap Resistance Encountered

Map, Maungdaw Burma, Google

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July 11, 1943

Post by Globalization41 » 05 Jul 2017 06:26

7/11/1943, Allied Forces Land in S.E. Sicily & Begin Advancing Inland; Vast Naval & Air Armadas Support Landings, Part 1

7/11/1943, Allied Forces Land in S.E. Sicily & Begin Advancing Inland; Vast Naval & Air Armadas Support Landings, Part 2

Map, Sicily, Emerson Kent

7/11/1943, U.S. Planes in Pre-Dawn Mission Bomb Japanese Cruisers & Destroyers Attempting to Relieve Munda, Part 1

7/11/1943, U.S. Planes in Pre-Dawn Mission Bomb Japanese Cruisers & Destroyers Attempting to Relieve Munda, Part 2

Map, New Georgia, Shows Japanese Base at Munda, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map, Solomon Islands, Google

Map, Pacific Theater, 1943, Army History

7/11/1943, Germans Hurl Large Reserves of Mechanized Forces into Belgorod Sector of Russian Central Front, Part 1

7/11/1943, Germans Hurl Large Reserves of Mechanized Forces into Belgorod Sector of Russian Central Front, Part 2

Map, Belgorod, Belgorod Oblast, Russia [Some Russian Units Defend Against as Many as Ten Tank Assaults Daily]

Map, Eastern Front, Summer of '43, Emerson Kent [Russians Inflict Heavy Losses on German Tanks, Planes, & Men]

7/11/1943, Forty-Two Jones County Men Leave Anamosa for Camp Dodge & Examinations for Possible Induction into Military

Map, Camp Dodge Iowa, Google

Map, Anamosa Iowa, Google

Map, Jones County Iowa, Google

7/11/1943; Iowa's 1943 Corn Crop Yield Will Fall Below 1942 Yield, Down from 61.5 Bushels per Acre to 46 Bushels this Year

7/11/1943, Ex-Screen Star Melvyn Douglas Promoted from Private to Captain by Direct Order from War Department

Map, Approximate Location of Camp Wallace Texas, Google [Melvyn Douglas Was Stationed at Camp Wallace]

Digital Image, Camp Wallace Texas, Fedora

Photo, Camp Wallace, Texas History

Photo, Camp Wallace Texas, Staticflickr

Screen Star Melvyn Edouard Hesselberg Files Petition to Change Name to Melvyn Douglas, 5/10/1937

Melvyn Douglas Filmography, Turner Classic Movies

7/11/1943, United Dairy Committee Charges Price Roll-Backs Based on Subsidies More Inflationary than Rising Prices

7/11/1943, Victory Gardens Offset Evacuation of Japanese Farmers from Los Angeles County

Map, Los Angeles County California, Google

7/11/1943, R.A.F. Bombers Blast Gelsenkirchen; U.S. Bombers & Escorts Raid France; Ten R.A.F. Heavies & Three Forts Lost

Map, Gelsenkirchen Germany, Google [Iron & Steel Center & Oil Refinery Often Targeted in Night Raids by R.A.F.]

7/11/1943; First Lady of China Mrs. Chiang Kai-shek Returns from U.S. to Chungking, Says Americans Want More Aid for China

Map of China Showing Central Location of Chungking, Our Story

Areial Photo of Chungking (Now Chongqing), Wikipedia

7/11/1943, Petroleum Administration Denies Florida's Request for Exemption from East Coast Gasoline Rationing

Map, Florida, Google

7/11/1943, Wartime Restrictions on Gasoline Cost Youngstown $3,424 in Revenue from Parking Meters During First Half of '43

Map, Youngstown Ohio, Google

7/11/1943, Cards' Pollet (8-4) Bids Farewell to Baseball by Blanking Braves; Pollet Reports for Air Force Basic Training Thur.

Pollet Outduels Reds' Vander Meer 1-0; Mike McCormick Plays Last Game Before Induction into Army, 4/26/1943

Wild Pitch Gives World Champion Cardinals 1-0 Win Over Pirates, Pollet Outpitches Hallett, 6/13/1943

Cards Split with Giants in New York; Pollet Throws Shutout in Nightcap, 7/1/1943

Cards Sweep Pair in Brooklyn, Pollet Tosses 10-Inning Shutout in Opener, 7/5/1943

7/11/1943, Giants' Catcher Ernie Lombardi (.316 Avg.) to Take Qualifying Examination Monday for Induction into Armed Forces

Reds Crush Pittsburgh Flag Hopes, Lombardi Delivers Four Singles, 10/2/1938

Cubs Win Nightcap to Split with Cardinals & Clinch N.L. Pennant, 10/2/1938, Part 1

Cubs Win Nightcap to Split with Cardinals & Clinch N.L. Pennant, 10/2/1938, Part 2

Pennant Clinching Boxscore, Root (9ip,8h,0w,2k) Wobbles then Steadies as Cubs Clobber Cards 10-3, 10/2/1938

National League Standings, Cubs Lead Pirates by Two with Only One Game Left for Each Team, 10/2/1938

Yankees 99-53; Cubs 89-63; Red Sox 88-61; Pirates 86-64; Final Standings, 10/3/1938

Cincinnati Catcher Ernie Lombardi (.342) Wins N.L. Batting Title, 10/3/1938

Lombardi Homers for Braves in Loss; Giants Forfeit Nightcap as Kids Swarm Field, 9/27/1942

Ernie Lombardi Paces National League Hitters, 9/27/1942 [Lombardi Would Officially Win the 1942 N.L. Batting Title]

Baseball Standings, 9/27/1942 [Lombardi with 347 Plate Appearances in '42 Would Not Have Qualifed Under Current Rules]

7/11/1943; Citrus Shipments Decline Heavily in Past Week; 132,836 Boxes Shipped; Down from Previous Week of 227,039

7/11/1943, Brothers of First U.S. Paratrooper Killed in Action (in Battle of Oran) Assigned to Camp Blanding

Map, Camp Blanding Flordia, Google

U.S. Expeditionary Force Begins Landings in French North Africa, 11/8/1942, Part 1

U.S. Expeditionary Force Begins Landings in French North Africa, 11/8/1942, Part 2

Map, Oran Algeria, Google [Battle of Oran Was Fought During U.S. Invasion of Algeria (Operation Torch, Nov. '42)]

City of Algiers Surrenders to Yanks, French Put Up Spirited Fight at Oran, 11/9/1942, Part 1

City of Algiers Surrenders to Yanks, French Put Up Spirited Fight at Oran, 11/9/1942, Part 2

7/11/1943, U.S. Industry Produces for Navy More than 9,000 Planes & 6,000 Vessels in First Half of 1943

7/11/1943, Truman Committee Charges Curtiss-Wright Corp. with Delivering Obsolete P-40 Fighters with Defective Engines

Photo, P-40 Curtiss Warhawks Parked on Flightline, Wikipedia

Color Photo, P-40 Parked, BlogSpot

7/11/1943; U.S. Navy Planes Bomb & Strafe U-Boat, Leaving it Disabled Until Destroyers Close in for Kill

7/11/1943; General Eisenhower Spends Pre-Invasion Night at Navy Headquarters, Gets Four Hours Sleep on Cot

7/11/1943, Allies Hope to Knock Italy Out of War as Hundreds of Thousands of Fighting Men Descend on Sicily

7/11/1943, Allied Invasion of Sicily Preceded by Dropping of Millions of Pamphlets & Beaming of Propaganda Broadcasts

7/11/1943, F.B.I. Arrests Known Race Track Swindler & Con Man Fred Flowers for Failure to Be Carrying Draft Registration

7/11/1943; Florida's Prison Population Decreases by 77 During June, from 2,757 on 1st to 2,680 Prisoners on 30th

7/11/1943, Tampa Cigar Makers Stage Walkout When Pay Delayed by Complicated Tax Deduction Procedures

Map, Tampa Florida, Google

House Ways & Means Committee Approves Withholding Levy Against Paychecks, 3/10/1943

7/11/1943, Army Air Force Announces Four 2nd Lieutenants & Corporal Killed When Twin-Engine Bomber Crashes Near Bunnell

Map, Bunnell Florida, Google

7/11/1943, Jehovah's Witnesses Preacher Arrested by F.B.I. for Refusing to Report to Assigned Camp as Conscientious Objector

Map, Lake Charles Louisiana, Google [Lake Charles Deputies Assisted in Arrest of Conscientious Objector]

7/11/1943, War Department Issues List of 177 U.S. Soldiers Missing in Action; Six Floridians Missing in European Theater

7/11/1943, Statue of Liberty Becomes Shrine During Wartime & Sees Over a Thousand Visitors Daily During Summer

Map, Statue of Liberty, Google

7/11/1943, E.B. Harold Returns to Largo on Leave After Joining Coast Guard in 1939 & Escorting 12 Convoys to Foreign Shores

Map, Largo Florida, Google

7/11/1943, Poultry Producers at Monthly Meeting Claim Price Ceilings too Low; Tips for Increasing Feed Supply Discussed

7/11/1943, Brooklyn Pounds Pirates 23-6, Billy Herman Bats in Seven Runs, Vaughan Protest Delays Game

7/11/1943; Vaughan Threatens Strike, Protests Suspension of Newsom; Durocher Holds Press Conference After 23-6 Win

7/11/1943, Cellar-Dwelling A's Defeat 2nd-Place Tigers 6-1; Bobby Estella's Home Run Supports Luman Harris (9ip,3h,0w,2k)

7/11/1943, Yankees Sweep White Sox 9-2 & 8-3, Yanks No Longer Winless in Chicago, Pitchers Bonham & Winsloff Win

7/11/1943, B-17 Top Turret Gunner James Farrell Writes Home from North Africa, Numerous ME-109s Encountered

Photo, B-17 Flying Fortress, WW2Live [Farrell Has Flown at Least 45 Missions Over Enemy Territory]

Photo, B-17 Formation, Pinimg [Between Missions Farrell Watches Movies, Listens for Baseball Scores on Radio, Etc.]

Map, St. Petersburg Florida, Google [Farrell's Parents Lived at 1406 5th Ave.]

Map, Mediterranean Basin, Learnnc

U.S. Troops Locked in See-Saw Struggle with Counterattacking Axis in Tunisia, Allied Air Power Sinks 10 Axis Ships, 5/1/1943

Map, Tunisia, Word Press

7/11/1943, Invasion of Sicily Will Answer Question of How Hard Hitler's Fortress of Europe Will Be to Crack

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of '43, Wikipedia

7/11/1943, After Six Tears of War Japanese Have Penetrated Upstream on the Yangtze to Ichang

Map, Ichang (Now Yichang) China, Google

Map of Yangtze River Geographic Location, Travel China Guide

7/11/1943, Magnesium Is Ideal Chemical Metal for Incendiaries, Light as Wood & Strong as Iron, Perfect for Bombers

7/11/1943; Master Sgt. Ralph S. Ackerly of Tampa Stationed in N. Africa, Repairs B-17s Returning from Italy & Germany

7/11/1943, U.S. Landing at Rendova Recounted; Soldiers & Marines Swarmed Ashore at Dawn & Eliminated Small Jap Garrison

Map; Rendova, Soloman Islands; Google

American Forces Successfully Land at Rendova; U.S. Expands Scope of Operations in Pacific, 7/1/1943, Part 1

American Forces Successfully Land at Rendova; U.S. Expands Scope of Operations in Pacific, 7/1/1943, Part 2

Map, Allied Pacific Offensive, Solomans & New Guinea, 1943, W.J. Cash

Map, U.S. Landings, Pacific Theater, Wikipedia

7/11/1943, Berlin Hints British Agents May Have Arranged Polish Leader Sikorski's Plane Crash at Gibraltar

Map, Gibraltar, Google [Berlin Hinted Sikorski May Have Been Bumped Off by British for Disputing Soviets]

7/11/1943, Flexibility of Russian Defenses Dims Hitler's Hope of Knocking Soviets Out of War Before Allies Land in Europe

7/11/1943; Deep South Experiences War Boom; For First Time Since Civil War, Almost Any Southerner Can Get a Job

7/11/1943; Public Ok with F.D.R. War Policy, but Unsatisfied with Unqualified Administrative Picks & Handling of Labor Unions

7/11/1943, N. Y. Stock Exchange; Republic Steel 4,600 Sales, 19.625 Closing; Pepsi Cola 9,100 Sales, 48.625 Closing

7/11/1943, Reds Bunch Hits for Six Runs in 6th in Philly; Triplett HR in 9th Ends Shutout Bid by Riddle (9ip,2r,8h,2w,3k)

7/11/1943, Washington's Early Wynn (9ip,4h,3w,4k) Shuts Down Slumping Indians 4-0; Boudreau Injured (Elbow)

7/11/1943, War Removes Some of Baseball's Brightest Stars, but Glamour of All Star Game Undimmed; Chandler-Cooper Tue.

7/11/1943, Swede Gunder Haegg in Los Angeles Sets Official World Record for Two-Mile Run of Eight Minutes & 53.9 Seconds

7/11/1943, Baseball Standings, Cards 46-24; Brooklyn 46-33; Yankees 41-30; Detroit, 37-33; Pirates 37-34; Senators 39-36

7/11/1943; Cubs-Giants Split; Nicholson, Merullo, Witck, Hack, Orengo, Ott, & Fischer (9ip,2r,5h) Hit Home Runs

7/11/1943, Maid Missing Birth Certificate Claims She Was Born on Day of Famous Johnson-Jeffries Boxing Match

Johnson Becomes Undisputed Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World by Defeating Jeffries in 15 Rounds, 7/5/1910, Part 1

Johnson Becomes Undisputed Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World by Defeating Jeffries in 15 Rounds, 7/5/1910, Part 2

7/11/1943, Browns Suffer Defensive Collapse in 10th at St. Louis; Boston Scores Three Unearned Runs on Error & Balk

7/11/1943, Red Sox at St. Louis Boxscore, Browns Strand 14 Runners in 6-3 Loss; Terry, Ryba, & Brown Hurl for Boston

7/11/1943, Washington Merry-Go-Round, Drew Pearson; Stalin Trusted Sikorski but Other Poles Believe Mass Execution Rumors

7/11/1943, Paramount News Cameraman Killed in Crash of Transport Plane in Western Desert of North Africa

7/11/1943, Iowa Barber Shops Decrease After Pearl Harbor from 3,133 to 2,490

Map, Iowa, Google [Many Barbers Entering Armed Forces & Defense Work]

7/11/1943, Pvt. Donald Blakeman of Dubuque to Get Honorable Medical Discharge After Being Wounded in N. Africa in April

Map, Dubuque Iowa, Google

7/11/1943; Iowa No. 8 Among States in Men KIA with 412, Behind California, N.Y., Penn., Tenn., Michigan, Ohio, & Mass.

7/11/1943, Howard William Pickell After Being Charged with First Degree Murder Admits to Previously Killing Army Officer

Map, Laramie Wyoming, Google [Pickell Held in Laramie, Killed Army Officer After Getting Hitchhiking Ride]

7/11/1943; List of Significant Dates Leading to Invasion of Sicily Beginning with Nov. 7, 1942, Allied Landing in N.W. Africa

7/11/1943, Lake County Selective Service Board No. 2 Gives Names of Men Having Left for Fort Lewis on June 7

Map, Lake County Oregon, Google

Map, Fort Lewis Washington, Google

7/11/1943, Latest Jane's Fighting Ships Notes U.S. Naval Power Increase; Japan's Loss of Five Carriers May Prove Fatal

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July 12, 1943

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7/12/1943; Germans Increasing Pressure on Eastern Front in Belgorod Sector with Mass Tank, Air, Artillery, & Infantry Attacks

Map, Eastern Front, 1943, Battle of Kursk

7/12/1943; Map of Sicily with Arrows Indicating Where British, Canadian, & U.S. Troops Landed

7/12/1943; Invasion of Sicily Going Well; Allied Troops Moving Inland; More Men, Supplies, & Equipment Pouring Ashore

7/12/1943, Royal New Zealand Air Force Releases Causality List

7/12/1943, Kuwait Men Build Pontoon Barges Under Contract by U.S. for River Transport of Supplies to Russia

Map, Kuwait, Google

Map, Ethnic Grouping of Middle East, Vox-cdn

7/12/1943; Four Downed Spitfire Pilots from Jap Raid Last Week Rescued in N. Australia, Three Pilots Still Missing

Japanese Raid Darwin with 27 Bombers & 21 Fighter Escorts, 7/8/1943

Map, Darwin Australia, Google

7/12/1943, "Bazooka", Revolutionary New Weapon, Simple & Powerful, One Man Can Destroy Tank

Photo, Soldier With Bazooka, Wikipedia

7/12/1943, Logistical Problems Materialize in German Exploitation of Ukraine, Trains Under Attack, Tools & Tractors Needed

7/12/1943, General MacArthur's HQ Issues Communiques Describing Widespread Air Activity Against Japs [Maps Follow]

Map, Poperang Island, Google [Allied Bombers Targeted Jap Bases at Poperang & (Coastal Town) Buin]

Map; Buin, Bougainville Island; Google [Buin Relocated from Coast to a Few Miles Inland After WWII]

Map; Shows Buin-Faisi Area & Kahili Airfield (Also Known as Buin Airfield), S. Bougainville; Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Photo, Japanese Airfield at Kahili, Wikipedia [Allied Heavy Units Bombed Jap Airfield at Kahili in Bad Weather]

Map, New Georgia, Wikipedia [Allied Bombers Attacked Force of Jap Destroyers & Light Cruisers Approaching New Georgia]

Map, Munda, Google [Allied Attack Planes Concentrated on Bivouacs & Supply Dumps Between Munda Point & Lambeti]

Map, Munda Airfield Area, Shows Lambeti Plantation About 1,500 Yards West of Munda Point, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map, New Georgia Group, 1943; Ibiblio, Hyperwar [Planes & Artillery Harass Jap A.A. Positions Between Munda & Lambeti]

Map, Drive Towards Munda Point; July 2-14, 1943, Army.mil [Allied Naval Units Shelled Enemy Base at Munda]

Map, Enogai Inlet, New Georgia, Google [Divebomers (Covered by Fighters) Attacked Jap Bases at Enogai Inlet & Bairoko]

Map, Landings in New Georgia, Ibiblio, Hyperwar [Allied Forces Secured Enogai Inlet Sunday]

Map, Bairoko Harbor, Google [60 Japs Killed After Allied Ground Forces Block Trail Between Munda & Bairoko]

Map, Rendova, Google [Allied Fighters Intercepted 45 Japanese Zeros Raiding Rendova]

Satellite View; Kolombangara Island, New Georgia Group; Google [One Bomber Raided Jap Aerodrome at Vila]

Map, Vila, Google [Medium Units & Fighters Strafed Jap Destroyer Beached on S.E. Coast of Kolombangara]

Map, Canongga Island, Google [Medium Units Strafed Jap Outpost at Buri (Northern End of Island)]

Canongga Island (Also Ranongga, Gannonga, & Ganongga), Pacific Wrecks

Map; Timika, Dutch New Guinea; Google [Medium Air Units Bombed Japanese-Held Village of Keaukwa]

Satellite View, Approximate Location of Keaukwa Village, Dutch New Guinea, Google

Map; Dilli, Timor; Google [Medium Bombers Attacked Japanese Aerodrome at Dilli, Starting Large Fire]

Map; Cape Chater, Timor; Google [Allied Medium Units Bombed Enemy Runway at Night in Bad Weather]

Map; Salamaua, British New Guinea, Google [Air Units Supported Infantry by Strafing Jap Positions Along Bobdubi Ridge]

Map, Southern Approaches to Salamaua, Shows Bobdubi About Five Miles S.W. of Salamaua, Wikipedia

Map, Approximate Location of Busama New Guinea, Google [Jap-Held Villages Busama & Malolo Strafed]

Map, Kela New Guinea, Google [Jap Concentrations & Supply Lines Bombed & Strafed at Kela, Logui, & Komiatum]

Map, Logui New Guinea, Google

Map, Komiatum New Guinea, Google

Map, Malolo New Guinea, Google [Malolo, Kela, Salamaua Isthmus, Logui, & Komiatum Extensively Machine-Gunned]

Map, Madang New Guinea, Google [Recon Fighters Strafed Jap Bridge-Construction Crew on Nuru River]

Satellite View, Nuru River, Google

Map; Nassau Bay, New Guinea; Google [Three Jap Divebombers Attacked Nassau Bay Area]

Allies Strike in New Guinea & Solomons; Landing Executed at Nassau Bay & Contact Made with Japs, 7/1/1943

Map, Solomon Islands, Google

Map, New Guinea, Google

Map, New Guinea, 1906, German New Guinea (or Kaiser Wilhelm's Land) Shown in Green, British Empire

Australia Seizes German New Guinea, 8/14/1914

German New Guinea; Exports in 1912 Amounted to £358,184; Iguanas, Tortoises, & Alligators Abound; 9/19/1914

Australia Greatly Extends Territorial Responsibility with Occupation of German New Guinea, 9/29/1914

Mr. T. Harvey of Maryborough Gets Letter from Nephew Describing Capture of German Possessions in New Guinea, 10/21/1914

Map; Maryborough Victoria, Australia; Google

Japan Seeks Pact with Holland for Purposes of Colonizing New Guinea; Eight Soviet Generals Shot for Treason, 6/16/1937

Japan Covets Dutch New Guinea, 1/3/1941

Map, Dutch New Guinea Shown in Yellow, Slate

Japan Expected to Invade New Guinea as Preliminary to Attack on Australia, 1/26/1942

Japanese Invasion of Australian-Mandated New Guinea Now in Progress, 3/9/1942

Hitler Predicts Fall of Stalingrad & Forecasts Japanese Capture of New Guinea, 10/2/1942

Map, Stalingrad, Google

Map, Boela Ceram, Google [Allied Heavy Units Bombed Oil Installations on Waterfront, Starting Rapidly Spreading Fires]

Photo, Boela Oil Fields Under U.S. Air Attack, 1944; Jack Heyn, WW2db

Map, Japanese Military Lines of Advance During Takeover of Dutch East Indies, Oocities

Map, Dutch East Indies in 1942, Word Press

Map, Southeast Asia, Dutch East Indies Highlighted in Pink, Thingpic

7/12/1943; New Large-Scale Offensive in S.W. Pacific, Under Supreme Commander Gen. MacArthur, Covers 700-Mile Front

Map, Pacific Theater, 1943, Army History

7/12/1943, German Defenses Greet British Bombers in Battle of Ruhr with Fierce Barrages

Map, Ruhr Valley, Wikipedia

French Will Retire from Ruhr Occupation Only When Guaranteed of Germany's Reparation Payments, 2/27/1923

Industries of Rhine Valley Strengthened, Ruhr Coalfields Exploited, Germany Fortifying, 2/26/1936, Part 1

Industries of Rhine Valley Strengthened, Ruhr Coalfields Exploited, Germany Fortifying, 2/26/1936, Part 2

Map, Rhine River, Wikipedia

7/12/1943, Allies Sustain Heavy Losses in Sicily; German Radio Reports Mobil Reserves Waiting in Mountains for Call to Battle

Map, Fortress Europe, 1943, Wikipedia

7/12/1943, Allies Consolidating Positions in Sicily Despite Violent Counterattacks by Axis; Many Beaches Used for Landings

7/12/1943, Horrors of German & Japanese Prison Camps Described at French Relief Rally; Epidemic of Suicides by Jews

7/12/1943; Lieutenant William C. Williams of Pittsburgh Killed in Airplane Accident at Sedalia Army Airfield, Warrensburg Mo.

Map, Sedalia Army Airfield, Google [Sedalia Airfield Was Used for Glider Training & Later Became Whiteman A.F.B.]

Photo, Whiteman A.F.B., 1998, Chamorrobible [Sedalia in 1943 Also Supported C-46 & C-47 Twin-Engine Cargo Planes]

7/12/1943; Former Sarasota Resident Greison Prince, Missing from Sunken Aircraft Carrier Yorktown, Officially Listed as Dead

Map, Sarasota Florida, Google

U.S. Navy Discloses Aircraft Carrier Yorktown Sunk by Jap Bombs & Torpedoes During Battle of Midway, 9/16/1942

7/12/1943, Pittsburgh Rationing Authorities to Authorize More Gasoline for Automobiles Getting Less than 15 Miles-Per-Gallon

7/12/1943; Worker Migration to War Production Plants Increases Pittsburgh's Population, Even With Drain to Armed Forces

7/12/1943, New York Baseball Writers Believe Leo "Lippy" Durocher on Way Out as Manager of Brooklyn Dodgers

7/12/1943; Boxscores, Browns Sweep Red Sox, Laabs' HR in 12th Wins Game One 8-7, Potter Tosses Five-Hitter in Nightcap

7/12/1943, Durocher Gives Two Versions of Feud with Newsom: 1. Pitch Placement, 2. Showing Up Catcher on Passed Ball

7/12/1943; Rep. Clare Booth Luce, R., Conn., Nixes Rumors of '44 V.P. Run; She Foresees No Women V.P.s in Her Lifetime

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July 12, 1943

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7/12/1943, Determined Russian Counterattacks Bog Down German Summer Offensive Against Kursk Salient on Eastern Front

7/12/1943, Map, Kursk Salient

7/12/1943, Allied Troops Engaged in Fierce Combat with Axis Forces After Establishing Bridgeheads on Sicily

7/12/1943, Map, Sicily

Photo, Invasion of Sicily, Wikipedia

7/12/1943, U.S. Troops Storm Sicilian Beaches; Rome Radio Reports Intense Battles Raging on S.E. Coast of Sicily

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of '43, Wikipedia

7/12/1943, Germans Reinforce Italians in Sicily; Allied Landings Relatively Easy, Inland Topography Favors Defense

7/12/1943, German Tank Corps Locked in Biggest Battles of War, Moscow Stresses Severity of Fighting Near Belgorod Sector

Map, Belgorod Russia, Google

7/12/1943; Allied Airplanes, Warships, & Artillery Subject Jap Base at Munda to Terrific Bombardment

Map, Drive Toward Munda Point, Army Military

Map; Munda, Solomon Islands; Google

7/12/1943, U.S. Divebombers Saturate Munda, Ground Blockade Completed, U.S. Troops Position for Final Assault

7/12/1943; Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek Sees Victory for China on Horizon, Predicts Japan's Utter Defeat in Two Years

7/12/1943; Recent Battle of Kula Gulf Described in Delayed Dispatch, Fought in Darkness; Nine Jap Warships Sunk

Map; Kula Gulf, Solomon Islands; Google

7/12/1943, International Law Expert Sir Cecil Hurst to Be British Member of U.N. Commission for Investigating War Crimes

7/12/1943, Moscow Radio Reports Heavy German Tank Attacks in Orel-Kursk Sector; Germans Retreat After Enormous Losses

Map, Eastern Front, 1943, Emerson Kent

7/12/1943, Future Strategic Options for U.S. in Pacific Envision Truk (& Jap Fleet) then Tokyo or P.I. then East Indies

Map, Pacific Theater, 1943, Army History

Tokyo Objects to Australian Mandate in New Guinea, Japanese Presence in Carolines & Marshalls Now Permanent, 12/30/1919

Map, Caroline & Marshall Islands, Texas University (Truk Now Spelled Chuuk)

Map, New Guinea, Google

Island of Truk Fortified by Japan; Dutch & Aussies Prepare to Meet Aggression, U.S. to Fortify Guam, 2/25/1939

Map, Guam, Google

House Rejects Administration's Plan to Build Air Base on Guam, 2/25/1939

Map, East Indies in Red, Indies (Indian Subcontinent) in Orange, Wikipedia

Fully Equipped Japanese Army of Crack Troops Occupies Saigon, 8/2/1941

Saigon, Indochina Travel

Saigon & South Vietnam Under Heavy Attack by Viet Cong; 232 Americans Killed in Three Days, 2/1/1968, Part 1

Saigon & South Vietnam Under Heavy Attack by Viet Cong; 232 Americans Killed in Three Days, 2/1/1968, Part 2

Map, Saigon, Google [President Johnson Would Have Worked Hard to Make Vietnam Rich if It Had Only Given Up Its Civil War]

U.S. Navy Reports Contact with Guam Lost, Capture by Japs Presumed; 12/15/1941

Japanese Troops Enter Manila, 1/3/1942

Map; Manila, Philippines; Google

Map, Japanese & Allied Bases in S.W. Pacific, 11/14/1942

Powerful Task Forces of U.S. Pacific Fleet Commence Heavy Attack Against Jap Stronghold at Truk, 2/19/1944

Map, Truk, 2/19/1944

Map; Truk, Caroline Islands; Google

7/12/1943, Dunkirk Hero Brigadier Claude Nicholson Dies in German Prison Camp

Map, Dunkirk France, Google

Allies Hemmed in at Dunkirk; Germans Issue Terms, Surrender or Die; Exaggerated Optimism Discouraged, 5/30/1940

Evacuation of Dunkirk Aided by Fog, 6/1/1940

Churchill Describes Battle of Duinkirk; British Commander at Calais Delayed German Onslaught, 6/6/1940

Map, Calais France, Google

Dunkirk Evacuation Complete, 6/6/1940

Brigader Claude Nicholson (Who Refused to Surrender at Calais) Writes from Nazi P.O.W. Camp, 6/29/1940

7/12/1943, Allied Troops in Sicily Advance Beyond Beaches; Vast Convoys Bring Fresh Troops

7/12/1943, Map, Sicily

7/12/1943, Italians & Germans Energetically Engage Allied Landing Forces in S.E. Sicily; Air Activity Intense

7/12/1943, Long Lines of Ships Lying Off Sicily's Beaches; Landing Craft Carry Troops & Equipment

7/12/1943, Large Number of U.S. Assault Troops Poised to Launch Strong Attack Against Jap Positions Guarding Munda

Map, New Georgia Campaign, Google

7/12/1943, U.S. Landing Forces in New Guinea & New Georgia Making Slow but Satisfactory Progress

7/12/1943, Proximity to Malta & North African Bases Made Sicily Most Likely Choice for Landing

Map, Mediterranean Region, Emerson Kent

7/12/1943, Canadians Meet Little Resistance on Landing Beaches in Sicily Four Miles S.W. of Pachino

Map, Pachino Sicily, Google

7/12/1943; German Specialists on Sicily Trained in Mobile Artillery, Capable of Accurate Fire & Rapid Concentration

7/12/1943, U.S. Secretary of War Mr. Henry L. Stimson Arrives in Great Britain for Important Conferences

7/12/1943, Several Boston Bombers Strike War Industries in Occupied Territory in Bethune Area & South Dieppe

Photo, Boston Bomber, Wikipedia

Map, Bethune France, Google

Map, Dieppe France, Google

Allied Commandos Storm French Coast Near Dieppe, Rumble of Gunfire Shakes Buildings Across Channel, 8/19/1942, Part 1

Allied Commandos Storm French Coast Near Dieppe, Rumble of Gunfire Shakes Buildings Across Channel, 8/19/1942, Part 2

Allies Stage Nine-Hour Raid at Dieppe, Canadian Casualties Heavy, British Lose 95 Planes, 8/19/1942, Part 1

Allies Stage Nine-Hour Raid at Dieppe, Canadian Casualties Heavy, British Lose 95 Planes, 8/19/1942, Part 2

Canadian Causality List for Dieppe Raid Being Completed in London, 8/21/1942

Berlin Believes Stalin Demanded Dieppe Raid as Test of German Defenses in Europe, 10,000 Men Landed, 8/22/1942

Four U.S. Rangers Attached to Dieppe Raid Tell Story; Scaling Cliff Seemed Like Suicide Mission, 8/22/1942, Part 1

Four U.S. Rangers Attached to Dieppe Raid Tell Story; Scaling Cliff Seemed Like Suicide Mission, 8/22/1942, Part 2

Canadians Release Second Causality List Since Battle of Dieppe, 8/22/1942

Dieppe Raid Proved German Defenses Ready; Losses Costly, Value Problematical, 8/24/1942

7/12/1943, Sicily Operation Proceeding Smoothly, Allied Casualties Light, Troops Swarming Ashore

Photo, Invasion Forces Waiting to Land in Sicily, Navsource

7/12/1943; Polish Destroyer Arrives at Plymouth Carrying Body of Polish P.M. Gen. Sikorski, Killed in Crash at Gibraltar

Map, Plymouth England, Google

Map, Gibraltar, Google

7/12/1943, Mussolini Faced with Fifth Column in Sicily, Most Sicilians Admire Americans & Have Relatives in U.S.

7/12/1943, Soviets Repulse German Onslaughts on Orel, Kursk, & Belgorod Fronts, Panzer Columns Batter Russian Lines

7/12/1943; Map; Shows Orel, Kursk, & Belgorod

7/12/1943, Paratroopers & Troop-Filled Gliders Descended on Sicily Behind Enemy Lines Five Hours Before Invasion

7/12/1943, U.S. Bombers Active in China & Burma, Large Formation of Liberators Attacks Haiphong

Map; China, Burma, India; Texas University

Map, Haiphong, Google

U.S. Jets Strike Hanoi & Haiphong, Seven MIGs Shot Down; N. Viet Offensive in South Now at 42-Days, 5/10/1972, Part 1

U.S. Jets Strike Hanoi & Haiphong, Seven MIGs Shot Down; N. Viet Offensive in South Now at 42-Days, 5/10/1972, Part 2

Kissinger Reports N. Viets Want Weak Cease-Fire Supervision, Hanoi Plans to Restart Offensive After U.S. Leaves, 12/18/1972

Waves of B-52s, Fighter-Bombers, & Navy Attack Planes Mount Heavy Raids on Hanoi-Haiphong Area; 12/20/1972

U.S. Warplanes & Warships Continue Bombardment of N. Vietnam, Four B-52s Downed, 12/21/1972

Hundreds More U.S. Air Strikes Hit Hanoi-Haiphong Area, B-52 Losses Reach Eight, Four Fighter-Bombers Downed, 12/22/1972

7/12/1943; Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham Sends Message to Sicilian Invasion Fleet, Success Means Second Front

7/12/1943, Tampa Cigar Workers Vote to Resume Work; Payday Had Been Shifted Due to Complicated Tax Calculations

7/12/1943, Many Houses in Wollongong Struck by Bullets During Nearby R.A.A.F. Divebombing Exercises

Map, Wollongong Australia, Google

7/12/1943, A's Win Opener of Twin Bill at Detroit 4-3 on Suder Triple & Valo Single in 9th; Black (CG) Yeilds Nine Hits for Win

7/12/1943, Bridges Blanks A's in Nightcap of Doubleheader to Gain Split, Detroit Remains in Second Place thru All Star Break

Bridges-Milnar Duel to 0-0 Tie After 14 Innings in Opener, Tigers Edge Indians 3-2 in Game Two Under Floodlights, 8/12/1942

7/12/1943, Baseball Standings, Los Angeles 63-24; San Francisco 51-35; Cardinals 48-24; Brooklyn 47-34; Detroit 38-34

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July 12, 1943

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7/12/1943, Sicily Well Defended by Nature as Well as German Troops & Guns; Interior Broken & Mountainous

Map, Sicily, Emerson Kent

7/12/1943, British Troops Make Epic Treks into Jungle to Fight Behind Jap Lines in Burma; Malaria Cases Down

Photos; Burma Rifles, Military Training & Organization of British Colonial Subjects; 12/20/1941, Part 1

Photos; Burma Rifles, Military Training & Organization of British Colonial Subjects; 12/20/1941, Part 2

Japanese Bayonet Captured Indian Troops of Seventh Burma Rifles, 9/5/1942

7/12/1943, R.A.F. Vengeance Divebombers Target Japs at Akyab; Other R.A.F. Planes Harass Irrawaddy River Traffic

Map; Irrawaddy River, Burma; Aptouring

Map, Akyab (Now Sittwe) Burma, Google

Photo, Sittwe (Akyab) Burma, Wikipedia

A-31 Vengeance Divebomber, Vultee Aircraft Corporation, 1,528 Built, World War II Data Base

Photo, Vengeance Divebomber, Wikia

Photo, Vultee Aircraft Manufacturing Plant, Wikipedia

Photo, Vengeance Divebomber, Pinimg

Akyab Serves as Useful Japanese Advanced Base Against Bengal & Calcutta, 12/22/1942

Map, India, Shows Calcutta in Province of Bengal in Eastern India Next to Burma, Wordpress

Map, India-Burma Lines of Communication, 1942-1943, Emerson Kent

British Crown Deplores Position of "Untouchables" in India, 4/21/1942

India's Gandhi Starves His Way into World's Headlines, 2/28/1943

7/12/1943, Pres. Roosevelt & Admiral Leahy See Eye-to-Eye in Having Picked Gen. MacArthur to Run South Pacific Offensive

7/12/1943; Mr. & Mrs. H.A. Webster of Mackay Notified that Their Son Cpl. Charles Webster, AIF, Is POW in Saigon

Map, Saigon (Now Ho Chi Minh City), Google

Map, Mackay Australia, Google [AIF Stands for Australian Imperial Forces, Expeditionary Forces Raised During World Wars]

Saigon Under French Rule, Wide Boulevards, Shade Trees, Numerous Cafes, Statues of Generals, 6/25/1905

Map, French Indochina, Pinimg

The French in Indochina, University of Houston

Japanese Military Announces Plans to Occupy French Indochina, Jap Warships Due in Saigon Area at Any Time, 7/26/1941

Members of Japanese Military Mission Pouring into Saigon, French Evicted from Quarters, 7/28/1941

Japanese Fighters & Bombers Land at Saigon Airfield, 50-60 Jap Warships Standing By Off Coast, 7/31/1941

F.D.R. Tightens Oil Restrictions on Japan, 8/2/1941

Saigon Radio Reports Churchill to Meet with Stalin in Moscow to Discuss Britain's Attitude Toward Second Front, 8/1/1942

Japanese Troops from Formosa & Hainan Disembark at Saigon & Haiphong on Way to Burma, 12/17/1942

Map, Formosa (Now Taiwan), Google

Map, Hainan, Google

Map, Haiphong, Google

U.S. & S. Viet Troops Battle Diehard Communist Forces on Outskirts of Saigon, 2/3/1968

Cong Capture Police Station in Saigon; N. Viets Launch Human Wave Attacks Against U.S. Marines Near Khe Sanh, 2/5/1968

Map, 1968 Tet Offensive, Shows Khe Sanh at Northern End of South Vietnam, Army History

Saigon's Black Market Operates Openly, TVs, Cameras, Clothing, Liquor, Radios, Watches, 7/11/1968

Antiwar War Marchers to Rally in Washington; Stage Set for International Hate America Day, 11/7/1969

Heavy Red Offensive Coincides with Anti-Vietnam War Demonstrations in U.S., 11/13/1969

U.S. Fighter-Bombers Carry Out Hundreds of Air Strikes as 5-Day Old N. Viet Invasion of South Rolls On Unchecked, 4/4/1972

U.S. Warplanes Resume Raids on Hanoi & Haiphong; B-52s Line Taxiways at Anderson A.F.B. Guam, 12/26/1972

Photo, B-52s Line Up at Guam for Mission to North Vietnam, Wikipedia

Map, Guam, Google

Senator Mansfield Opposes Aid to Cambodia, "The More Aid We Give, the More Killings There Will Be", 2/26/1975

Map, Cambodia, Google

Communist Forces in Cambodia Turn on Civilian Population, Villages Destroyed, Bloodbath in Countryside, 3/3/1975

Panic Spreads Along S. Viet Coast Before Communist Blitzkrieg, Heavy Fighting 38 Miles from Saigon, 4/2/1975

President Ford Orders Massive Evacuation of U.S. Citizens from Saigon as N. Viet Regulars Close In, 4/17/1975

Triumphant Viet Cong & N. Viet Troops Ride Tanks & Jeeps into Saigon; S. Viet Capital Renamed Ho Chi Minh City, 4/30/1975

U.S. Military Assault Frees Merchant Ship & Crew After Capture by Cambodian Communists, 5/15/1975

Unprecedented Social Experiment Taking Place in Cambodia, Three Million Citizens Ordered Out of Phnom Penh, 5/23/1975

Stacks of Corpses Beside Mass Graves Seen at Execution Sites in Cambodia, 8/11/1975

7/12/1943, British Territory Captured from Japan by American Troops Will Become U.S. Property Says Chicago Tribune

7/12/1943; Japs Prepare Defenses on Kiska for Expected Air, Land, & Sea Attacks; U.S. Air Raiders Report Strong A.A.

Map; Kiska Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska; Google

Photo, U.S. Airfield in Aleutians, Pinimg

Aleutians Buffeted by Wind, Smothered in Fog; No Trees, but Summer Grasses Lush & Tall, 9/23/1942

7/12/1943, Aussie Troops Hack Way Through Jungle & Swamps to Reach U.S. Landing Party at Nassau Bay

Map; Nassau Bay, New Guinea; Google

7/12/1943, Avengers & Dauntless Bombers Shower Munda; U.S. Catalinas & Liberators Harass Jap Relief Convoy

Map; Munda, Solomon Islands; Google [Japanese Convoy Under Attack Consisted of Light Cruisers & Destroyers]

Photo, Avenger Formation Above Carrier & Destroyer, Wikipedia

Photo, Douglas SBD Dauntless Divebomber, Wikipedia [SBD Stands for Scout Bomber Douglas]

Photo, Catalina Flying Boat, Wikipedia [Missions Included Recon, Bombing, Search & Rescue, Anti-Sub, & Convoy Escort]

Photo, B-24 Liberator Formation in Heavy Flak, Wikipedia

Photo, Liberator Factory Floor, Wikipedia

7/12/1943, Isolation of Munda Reported, U.S. Forces Closing In, Jap Convoy Approaching New Georgia Attacked

Map, Drive Toward Munda Point, Army Military

Map, New Georgia Group, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

7/12/1943, The Ethics of Bombing

7/12/1943, Letter to Editor Complains About Extravagant Praise of Soviets & Communism

7/12/1943, South Africa Votes to Stay in War

Map, South Africa, Google

7/12/1943, Pre-Invasion Gliders Towed by Bombers Carried Elite Troops Across 200 Miles of Sea from North Africa to Sicily

7/12/1943, Ship Measurement, Tonnage Deadweight, Gross Tonnage, Net Tonnage

7/12/1943, National Unemployed Workers' Movement in London Disbanded Due to Full Employment

7/12/1943, General Sosnkowski Appointed Head of Polish London Gov't; Sosnkowski Escaped Poland When Russians Marched In

Germans Occupy Warsaw, Third Largest City of Russian Empire; 8/12/1915

Molotov Explains Red Army March into Poland, 9/19/1939, Part 1

Molotov Explains Red Army March into Poland, 9/19/1939, Part 2

7/12/1943, U.S. Pilot Returning from Raid Witnesses Opening Salvo of Med. Battle Fleet Lined Up for Invasion of Sicily

7/12/1943, Fortress Europe on Alert for Additional Allied Landings as Axis Leaders Anxiously Watch Battle for Sicily

Map, Fortress Europe, 1943, Wikipedia

7/12/1943; Friction Between U.S. Army Units at Camp Shenango Results in Gun Battle, One Killed, Six Wounded

Map, Shenango Pennsylvania, Google

7/12/1943, Giant Liner Arrives at Wellington in Thick Drizzle Carrying Troops from Middle East for Extended Leave

Map, Wellington New Zealand, Google

7/12/1943, Germans on Belgorod Front Launch 1,000-Tank Onslaught Supported by Air Umbrella, Artillery, & Infantry

Map; Belgorod, Belgorod Oblast, Russia; Google [Moscow Reports Germans Pressing Forward Despite Enormous Losses]

7/12/1943, Big Tank Battles Raging on Eastern Front, Soviets Counterattack Flanks of German Spearheads South of Kursk

7/12/1943, Ration Calander; Book 1, Stamp 21, Worth One Pound of Coffee Thru July 21

7/12/1943; Repairing Flood-Damaged Dykes on Kaw R. in Douglas Co. Begun by U.S. Army Troops from Bonner Springs & Perry

Map, Bonner Springs Kansas, Google

Map, Perry Kansas, Google

Map, Douglas County Kansas, Google

Map, Kaw River (Now Kansas River), Google

7/12/1943, Enemy Forces Defending Sicily Estimated at Two German Divisions and Ten Italian Divisions

7/12/1943, Paul David Courter Stationed at Wright Field After Graduating with Mechanical Engineering Degree from Kansas U.

Map, Wright Field Ohio, Google

Map, University of Kansas, Google

7/12/1943, Rosters for Baseball's 11th All Star Game Listed, Each League Represented by 17 Players & Eight Pitchers

7/12/1943, Cubs-Giants Split at Polo Grounds; Lombardi HR in 10th Wins Opener for Giants; Nicholson Homers in Nightcap

7/12/1943, Baseball Standings, Four Games Separate A.L. 2nd-Place Tigers (38-34) from 7th-Place Red Sox (35-39)

7/12/1943, Dissention in Brooklyn Ranks, Players Unhappy with Durocher, Dodgers in Slump, Rickey Waves Olive Branch

7/12/1943, Neutral Correspondents in Germany Believe Landings in Sicily Caused Great Tension Among German Public

7/12/1943, Fierce Battles in Progress on Sicily; Germans Say Island Strongly Fortified & Heavy Fighting Can Be Expected

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7/12/1943, U.S. Troops with Naval Support Break Through Axis Positions at Gela in Sicily; German Panzers Counterattack

Map, Sicily, Emerson Kent

7/12/1943, Deadly A-36 Fighter-Bombers Deliver Close Ground Support for Allied Landing Troops in S.E. Sicily

A-36A Apache, Ground Attack & Infantry Support, Derivative of P-51 Mustang, 500 Built, Wikipedia

P-51 Mustang, Escort for Long-Range Bombers, Ground Support, Dogfights, 15,586 Built, Wikipedia

7/12/1943, Allied Naval Units Supporting Sicily Landing at Gela Engage Tank Reinforcements Approaching from Inland

Map, Gela Sicily, Google

7/12/1943, Soviets Defend Against German Offensive at Kursk Bulge with Constant Counterattacks, Bloody Battles in Progress

Map, Battle of Kursk, 1943, Quoracdn

7/12/1943, Reclosure of Turkish-Syrian Frontier Sparks Wild Rumors of More Allied Blows; Berlin Believes Greece Next

France to Honor Trust of Civilization & Bring Security & Independence to Syria, 8/31/1921

Russians Worried About Being Blocked at Dardanelles if Germany Invades Turkey, 4/1/1941

Syria, Land of the Crusaders; 7/24/1941, Part 1

Syria, Land of the Crusaders; 7/24/1941, Part 2

7/12/1943, B.B.C. Broadcasts to Japan Restarted for First Time Since Dec. 1941; B.B.C. to Give Real Facts to Jap Listeners

7/12/1943, India Must Not Be Divided, Universal Brotherhood Needed, Pakistan & Separate Communities Undesirable

7/12/1943; Communist Party of India (Madras Committee) to Hold Public Meeting Addressing Food Problem

Map, Madras India, Google

Map, Indian Exodus from Burma, Jan. to July 1942, Wikipedia [Fall of Burma Cut Off Rice Exports to India]

7/12/1943, Rice Measures per Rupee Decrease, Madras Mayor Cautions that Indian Government May Introduce Rationing

12/7/1943, Numerous Political Prisoners Released Unconditionally from Patna Camp Jail (Bihar India) Due to Overcrowding

Map; Patna, Bihar, India; Google

7/12/1943, Merciless Attack on Hoarders & Profiteers Called For at All-India Food Conference in London

7/12/1943, Managers at Meeting in Glasgow Recommend Ministry of Fuel & Power Investigate Absenteeism by Coal Workmen

7/12/1943, Pasteurization of Milk Imperative Precaution in Bulking for Distribution to Large Population Centers

7/12/1943; F.D.R. Sends Message to Pope, Our Soldiers Have Come to Rid Italy of Fascism

7/12/1943, Controller for Scotland Under Ministry of Fuel & Power Reports No Drop in Coal Production in Many Collieries

7/12/1943, Body of General Sikorski Arrives at Paddington Station; Band of Grenadier Guards Plays Polish National Anthem

Map, Paddington Station London, Google

7/12/1943, Acting London Polish P.M. Mikolajczyk to Form New Cabinet; Gen. Sosnkowski Appointed C-in-C of Armed Forces

7/12/1943, Max Price for Pork Sausage Meat Reduced; Meat Content for Pork & Beef Sausage to Be 37.5% +5% or Minus 2.5%

7/12/1943, U.S. Troops Cut Supply Lines to Munda; Japanese Convoy of Cruisers & Destroyers Gets Bad-Weather Assist

Map; Munda, Solomon Islands; Google

Map, Drive Toward Munda Point, Army Military

Map, Pacific Theater, 1943, Army History

7/12/1943, Coastal Command Beaufighters Ambush Heavily Armed Enemy Escort Vessel off Norwegian Coast

Map, Norway, Google

Photo, Bristol Beaufighter, Pinimg

Photo, Beaufighter Undergoing Maintenance, Pinimg

Drawing, Long-Range Bristol Beaufighter, Pinimg

Photo, Beaufighter, Tangmere Museum U.K.

7/12/1943; R.A.F. Fighters & Medium Bombers Hit Power Stations, Locomotives, Petrol Lorries, Etc., in Northern Europe

Map; Nazi Germany, Germany's Allies, & Occupied Territories; Dreamstime

7/12/1943, German Communique Reports Great Battles in East Continue to Rage; Luftwaffe Disperses Soviet Tanks & Troops

Maps, Eastern Front, 1943, Emerson Kent

7/12/1943, Soviets Report Large Forces of German Tanks & Infantry Launching Attacks in Several Directions in Belgorod Sector

Map; Belgorod, Belgorod Oblast, Russia; Google

Photo, German Tank, Staticflickr

Photo, German Tanks, Pinimg

Photo, Russian Tank, Ytimg

7/12/1943, Soviet Defenses Stall Mass Attacks in Orel-Kursk Sector; Russian Stormoviks Knock Out Dozens of German Tanks

Picture, Stormovik (or Strumovik), Pinimg

Photo, Stormovik, Staticflickr

Ilyushin Il-2 Strumovik, Ground & Infantry-Support Attack Aircraft, 36,183 Built, Wikipedia

7/12/1943, Russians Refuse to Retreat from Kursk Salient Despite Twin German Drives Threatening Encirclement

7/12/1943, Russian Artillery in Battle of Kursk Delivers More Firepower; German Artillery on Caterpillar Tracks More Mobile

7/12/1943, Mauled German Tank Units Regrouping & Reinforced in Orel Sector After Hammering Russian Lines for One Week

Map; Orel, Orel Oblast, Russia; Google

7/12/1943, Naval Units Engage German Torpedo Boats in Channel; Allied Casualties Light, Next of Kin Notified

Map, English Channel, Google

7/12/1943, Truman Committee Wants to Investigate Contracts for U.S.-Built Military Airports in Foreign Countries

7/12/1943, German Hit-&-Run Air Raider in S.E. England Scores Bomb Hit on Cinema with 184 Persons in Attendance

7/12/1943, News of Sicily Landings Electrifies Moscow; Will Allied Troops Draw Off Big German Forces from Russian Front?

7/12/1943, Axis Uneasy About Sicily's Defenses; If Sicily Falls Allies Will Still Have to Make Costly Landings on Continent

Map, Fortress Europe, Summer of '43, Wikipedia

7/12/1943; German Public Wondering, Why Push Deeper into Russia When Allies Are Approaching Nearer Germany?

7/12/1943, U.S. Fighter-Bombers Attack Japanese Installations at Sumprabum & Maungkan in Northern Burma

Map, Sumprabum Burma, Google

Map, Maungkan Burma, Google

7/12/1943, Little Info Yet About Axis Resistance on Sicily; Some Reports of Fire from Coastal Batteries & Heavy Sniping

7/12/1943, Canadian & U.K. Forces Land in S.E. Sicily at Various Points Along Coast on Either Side of Cape Passero

Satellite View, Cape Passero Sicily, Google

7/12/1943, Allies on Sicily Link Up from Gela to Syracuse Along 100-Mile Invasion Front; 2,000 Ships Involved in Operations

Map, Syracuse Sicily, Google

7/12/1943, Royal Army Medical Corp Field Ambulance Men Accompany Infantrymen Wherever They Fight

7/12/1943, Flying Fortress Bombers (with MGs Providing Defensive Curtain) Fight Their Way to Targets in 21-Plane Formations

Photo, B-17 Flying Fortress, Wikipedia [12,731 B-17s Built]

7/12/1943; Flying Fortress Loses Engine During Raid Over France, Falls Out of Formation, Dogfights Way Back to England

7/12/1943, Lucas County Armed Forces Induction Station to Shut Down Due to New Policy of Consolidation When Possible

Map, Lucas County Ohio, Toledo Located Within Lucas County, Google

7/12/1943, Toledo Newspaper Offers to Photograph Newborns & Moms & Send Pictures to Servicemen Wherever Stationed

7/12/1943, Sen. Vandenberg Asserts Palace Guard Must Be Demobilized; F.D.R. Needs Help Directing Home Front, Part 1

7/12/1943, Sen. Vandenberg Asserts Palace Guard Must Be Demobilized; F.D.R. Needs Help Directing Home Front, Part 2

7/12/1943, Former Colgate Football Player Don Wemple Killed in Action in Asiatic Theater; Wemple Played with Grid Dodgers

Don Wemple Scores Brooklyn's Winning Touchdown Against Redskins with 29-Yard Reception, 11/10/1941 (Paragraph Seven)

Brooklyn Dodgers Defeat Washington Redskins 13-7 to Tighten N.F.L. Eastern Division Race, 11/10/1941

1941 Season's Pro Grid Scores, 11/10/1941 (Points Scored-Allowed, Bears 255-81; Green Bay 165-87; N.Y. Giants 162-66)

National Football League Standings, Green Bay (7-1-0) & Bears (6-1-0) in Tight Race for Western Flag, 11/10/1941

7/12/1943, Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball) Manager Leo Durocher's Harsh Hand & Acid Tongue Not Popular During Team Slumps

7/12/1943, Dodgers-Pirates Split at Brooklyn, 27,857 Cash Customers, Bucs' Butcher Wins Opener 3-2, Brooklyn Bags Nightcap

7/12/1943, Cards Sweep Pair at Boston, Gumbert Blanks Braves in Opener, St. Louis Captures Game Two 9-6 in 11 Innings

7/12/1943, Baseball Standings; St. Louis Cardinals Extend N.L. Lead to 5.5 Games Over Brooklyn Dodgers

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