June 21, 1944

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June 30, 1944

Post by Globalization41 » 24 Jul 2016 12:29

6/30/1944, German Commander in Finland Col.-Gen. Dietl Killed in Air Crash; Dietl Also Served in Poland & Norway

Finns Reject Moscow Demands, Will Fight for Existence if Necessary; 10/21/1939

Stockholm Reports Russian Offensive Pushing Gen. Dietl's German & Finnish Troops Back from Murmansk, 7/7/1941

Map, Murmansk, Google

Logistics Difficult in Arctic Tundra for Gen. Dietl; Equip. Breaks Top Crust & Sinks in Bottomless Mud, 8/5/1941, Part 1

Logistics Difficult in Arctic Tundra for Gen. Dietl; Equip. Breaks Top Crust & Sinks in Bottomless Mud, 8/5/1941, Part 2

6/30/1944, French in Algiers Ask Petain to Void Armistice Provision Which Allows Nazis to Execute Resistance Fighters

6/30/1944, Admiral Nimitz Renames Aslito Aerodrome on Saipan Isley Field; Cmdr. Isley Was Killed 6/22 Bombing Aslito

Walter H. Lobinske Sr., Isley Field, Fuel Maint., 479th Bomb Sq., 499th Bomb Gp., 73rd Bomb Wg., 20th Air Force

United States Army Air Force Glossary & Abbreviations, Warbirds

Map, 20th Air Force Bases in the Marianas, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

U.S. Army Air Forces in the Pacific, Chain of Command; Phil Crowther

Photo; Welcome Sign; Isley Field, Saipan; WWII Letters

Photo, Flightline, Isley Field, Saipan, Wikipedia

Photo, Boeing Factory, B-29 Superfortresses, Wikipedia

Photo, Boeing Factory, B-29 Superfortresses, World War Photos

6/30/1944; Former Film & Radio Comic Red Skelton in Army, Gives Show Sun. Night, Up at 5:am Mon. to Clean Auditorium

6/30/1944, G.O.P. Platform; War Brings Tremendous Expansion of Farms & Factories & Rivalries Among Producers

6/30/1944; Communist Party Chairman Mao Tells Press, Democracy Can Cure China & Strengthen Resistance Against Japan

Japanese Believe Roads & Industrial Enterprise Will Civilize Formosa, 8/19/1913

Serious Famine in China Adds to Horrors of War, Thousands Perish Daily, 10/20/1942

Serious Famine Raging in China's Kwangtung Province, Drought & Locusts, 2/2/1944

Map, Kwangtung Province, China, Wikipedia

Civil War Threatens in China, Red Leader Mao Says He's a Pupil of the Masses, 11/1/1945

Red Troops & Tanks from North Korea Invade South in Force, Intense Fighting Near Seoul, 6/26/1950

Map; Seoul, South Korea; Google

S. Korean Police Execute 1,200 Reds (Many Wearing S. Korean Uniforms), U.S. Troops Unsure Who's Enemy, 7/13/1950

Molotov Visits China, Big Battle Near in Korea, 8/7/1950

Disasterous Famine Followed 1949 Communist March into China, Floods & Drought, Reds Ignore Final Toll, 10/19/1950

U.N. Troops Mauled in N. Korea, 200,000 Chinese Reds Swarm Thru Wide Gap, Refugees Pour South, 11/29/1950, Part 1

U.N. Troops Mauled in N. Korea, 200,000 Chinese Reds Swarm Thru Wide Gap, Refugees Pour South, 11/29/1950, Part 2

Red China Demands U.S. Imperialist Troops Get Out of Korea & Formosa, 12/27/1950

Red China Sets Record by Executing 113 at One Time, 4/21/1951

Evidence Indicates Mao's Great Communist Purge in China Has Taken a Million Lives, 8/2/1951

Relentless Mass Purges Underway in China; Arrests, Mob Trials, & Executions Increasing; 2/26/1952

Red Chinese Chief Mao Calls for China to Continue Fight Against American Imperialism in Korea, 2/9/1953

Red China Defends Mass Executions, 16.8% of Anti-Reds Arrested Are Executed, 6/27/1957

Mao Tells U.S. to Get Out of Laos, 8/12/1959

China Famine Deals Severe Blow to Communist Plans for 'Big Leap Forward', 1/19/1961

Red China Boosts Aid to North Vietnamese for Support of War in South, 12/1/1965

Nixon Orders Raid by Armada of U.S. Jets Across N. Vietnam; 7 MIGs Downed; Supply Link to China Hit, 5/10/1972, Part 1

Nixon Orders Raid by Armada of U.S. Jets Across N. Vietnam; 7 MIGs Downed, Supply Link to China Hit, 5/10/1972, Part 2

China Tells U.S. to Get Out of Korea, 6/26/1976

Mao's Widow Takes Stand in 'Gang of Four' Trial, Mrs. Mao Accused of Plotting to Make False Allegations, 11/26/1980

China Wants Peaceful Reunification with Taiwan, but May Have to Resort to Non-Peaceful Means; 7/4/1981

China Calls for Withdrawal of U.S. Forces from Korean Peninsula, 6/26/1985

China-U.S. Trade at $40 Billion; Free Traders Worried U.S. Pushing China too Hard After NAFTA Fallout, 4/28/1994

China Stages Missile Tests Near Taiwan, 3/8/1996

China Warns Popular Taiwanese Separatists that Reunification Through Military Force Remains Option, 12/2/1997

Administration Quietly Determined to Conclude Trade Deal with China, 9/12/1999

China Signs Landmark Trade Agreement with U.S.; China to Cut Tariffs by 23%; More Jobs for U.S., 11/17/1999

China Warns War Will Break Out if Taiwan Formally Declares Independence, 11/20/2003

China-U.S. Trade Stats, Trade Imbalance Increased from $6 Million in 1985 to $367 Billion in 2015, U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Trade Balance Statistics, Grand Total; U.S. Trade Deficit Sets Record in 2006—$761 Billion; U.S. Census Bureau

6/30/1944, Canadian Air Force Releases 922nd Causality List, Navy Releases 257th List, & Army Releases 482nd List

6/30/1944, SHAEF Communique No. 49, Allies Extend Bridgehead Over R. Odon, Fighter-Bombers Destroy 100 Rail Cars

Map, Normandy Beachhead, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

6/30/1944, German Radio Reports Fierce Air Battles Over Vienna's Suburbs Between U.S. Raiders & Nazi Fighters, Part 1

6/30/1944, German Radio Reports Fierce Air Battles Over Vienna's Suburbs Between U.S. Raiders & Nazi Fighters, Part 2

Map, Vienna, Google

6/30/1944, Airmen Stranded on Plateau in Grand Canyon Reached & Led to Canyon Rim by Park Ranger & Mountaineer

Map, Grand Canyon, Google

Photo, View from Tonto Plateau, Pancaketom

6/30/1944, N.Y. Newspapers Lambast Penny-Pinching Dodger G.M. Branch Rickey; Pacific Coast League Boxscores

6/30/1944, P.C.L. Standings, S.F. 44-38; Portland 42-39; S.D. 44-41; L.A. 41-40; Hollywood 41-42; Seattle 40-41

6/30/1944, P.C.L. Race Tightens, Padres Edge League-Leading Seals in 10; Portland Keeps Pace by Outlasting Oakland

P.C.L. Standings, L.A. Defeats Portland in Home 9th as Lawler Triples & Scores on Wild Relay, 4/5/1903

S.F. Trounces Sacramento, High North Wind, Amatures Fill in for 3 Injured Senators, 4/5/1903

Lee (5h,6w,2k) Shuts Out Seattle; Oakland Wins 3-0; Hickey (8ip,2h,5w,5k) Wild in 7th, 4/5/1903

6/30/1944, Relatives of POWs Monitor Shortwave Radio for News of Loved Ones; Many Letters Sent to Parents

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July 1, 1944

Post by Globalization41 » 31 Jul 2016 12:16

7/1/1944, Russians Break into Borisov & Engage in Street Fighting; Red Army Pouring Toward Baltics & Old Polish Border

Map, Poland 1921-1939, Kresy

Map, Borisov, Google

7/1/1944, Moscow Radio Broadcasts Warning: German Armies Doomed, Surrender or Die; Russians 25 Miles from Minsk

Map, Fortress Europe Under Siege, Wikipedia

7/1/1944, British Expand Bridgehead South of R. Odon, Area Infested with Enemy Tanks; Germans Suffer Heavy Losses

Map, Normandy Beachhead, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

7/1/1944, Reporter Sees 19 Truckloads of German POWs; Many Glad to Be POWs; Many Officers Admit to Being Nazis

7/1/1944, German Resistance on Cherbourg Peninsula Diminishing; U.S. Forces Continue Mopping Up Operations

7/1/1944, Japanese Reinforce Position Near Bishenpur; Hungry Japs May Be Eying Allied Food Stocks at Imphal

Map; Bishenpur, West Bengal, India; Google

Map; Imphal, Manipur, India; Google

7/1/1944; Burma-China Linkup Near; Chinese Troops Capture Meinchin, 64 Miles from Stilwell Forces at Myitkyina

Map, Meinchin China, Google

Map, Myitkyina Burma, Google

7/1/1944, Sweeps by PT Boats & Australian Beaufighters Destroy 20 Barges off Muschu Island Near Wewak New Guinea

Map, New Guinea Area, Ibiblio, Hyperwar

Map, Pacific Theater, Army History

Map; Muschu Island, New Guinea; Google

Photo, Beaufighter, Wikipedia

Photo, Beaufighter Being Loaded with Ammo, Wikipedia

Photo, Patrol Torpedo Boat, Wikipedia

Photo, Last Remaining PT Boat, Oregon Live

7/1/1944, Strong German Flank Attack Prevents Caen Encirclement by Allies; U.S. Troops Repelled N.E. of St. Lo

Map, Caen France, Google

Map, Saint-Lô France, Google

7/1/1944; Berliners Believe Germany's Collapse Certain, No Electricity, No Water; Gestapo Unable to Maintain Discipline

7/1/1944, Germans Falling Back Along 75-Mile Front in Italy; U.S. 5th Army Within 1,500 Yards of Cecina

Map, Cecina Italy, Google

Map, Lake Trasimeno, Google [The front extended from Lake Trasimeno (British 8th Army) to Cecina (U.S. 5th Army).]

7/1/1944, U.S.A.A.F. 99th Fighter Squadron; In Action in All Big Battles of Sicily & Italy, Efficient Ground Staff

99th Fighter Squadron Begins Operations from New Air Base Near Salerno, 10/9/1943

Map, Salerno Italy, Google

99th Service Detachment Specializes in Engines, Electrics, Instruments, Propellers, Welding, Etc., 10/30/1943

Lt. William Griffin of 99th Shot Down in Flames Near Nazi-Controlled Rail Yards in Italy, Solid Wall of Flak, 2/5/1944

99th Fighter Sq. Shifts Mission in Italy, Now Supporting U.S. 5th Army Drive to Rome Up West Coast; 2/5/1944

99th Pilots Covering Anzio Landings in P-40 Warhawks Shoot Down Eight German Planes, 2/5/1944

News Photo, Pilots of 99th Fighter Squadron in Italy, Waiting for Take-Off Hour, 2/26/1944

Nine-Man Medical Unit Keeps 99th Fighter Squadron in Italy in Good Health, 4/29/1944

99th Sq. Observes First Anniversary Overseas, Originally Landed at Casablanca; 4/29/1944, Part 1

99th Sq. Observes First Anniversary Overseas, Originally Landed at Casablanca; 4/29/1944, Part 2

Photo, P-40 Warhawk & Pilots, Wikipedia

Photo, P-40 Warhawk Beside A-10 Thunderbolt, Military Images

A-10 Thunderbolt Ground Support Aircraft, Documentary, YouTube, Smithsonian Channel

7/1/1944; U.S. Troops Suffer 1,474 Killed on Saipan, 7,400 Wounded, & 878 Missing; Americans Bury 4,951 Japanese

Map Showing Relative Positions of Pacific Islands, Coastal China, & Southern Japan; 6/29/1944

7/1/1944, Japs on Saipan Secure in Caves & Networks of Tunnels; U.S. Marines Wipe Out Enemy Resistance in South

7/1/1944; Saipan Mandated to Japan After WWI, Compromise Between Annexation & International Control

7/1/1944, Saipan KIA; Col. Silverthorne Shot by Jap Sniper; Lt. Col. Terry Killed in Artillery Observation Plane

7/1/1944, Newsmap, Bulldozers on Saipan, Russian Offensive, Italy, Huge Air Assaults, Big Nazi Losses, Etc.

7/1/1944, Pittsburgh & County Draft Boards List Names of 31 Selectees Inducted into Armed Forces

7/1/1944, History of WWII, British Empire Reaches Peak in 1943 as Fighting Machine

7/1/1944, Approach of America's Independence Day Provides Timely Reason to List 32 U.S. Presidents

7/1/1944, Allies Back in France After Four Years; German Divebombers Induced Refugee Jams in 1940

335,000 Men Saved from Dunkerque; Churchill Not Blind to Colossal Military Disaster, 6/5/1940, Part 1

335,000 Men Saved from Dunkerque; Churchill Not Blind to Colossal Military Disaster, 6/5/1940, Part 2

Map, Dunkerque, Google

7/1/1944, Argentina Seizes Wealthy Estate on Pretext of Inheritance Tax Fraud; Gen. Peron Doesn't Care Who Wins War

7/1/1944, New Book Covers British Home Front from April 1942 to March 1943, Many War Workers Don't Follow the War

7/1/1944; Cold Storage; Perfect Coordination Between Offloaders, Stacking Gangs, & Truckers Always Necessary

7/1/1944, AWOL Soldier Walter Novak Arrested for 14 Gas Station Robberies & 3 Auto Thefts, Novak Entered Army in '43

7/1/1944, Excitable Veteran Discharged, Refuses to Work, Drinks Heavily, Wife Wants Unemployment Compensation

7/1/1944, Chicago Cubs Complete Sweep of Brooklyn Dodgers, Andy Pafko HR Ends Head (8.2ip)-Fleming (ShO) 0-0 Duel

7/1/1944; Market Averages, Dow-Jones Opens & Closes at 148.38; High 148.82; Low 147.93

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