ww2dbaseAlthough not an academically trained historian, Tom is very knowledgeable in the field of military history with particular focus in the European War of WW2. His Maps at War professional cartographical services provide original maps for books and publications. He is also working on a division history of 6.SS-Gebirgs Division NORD to be published in the near future.
ww2dbaseTom is a 20-year veteran of the United States military and holds a BS degree in Criminal Justice. He currently works in law enforcement as a deputy sheriff in Michigan, United States.
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Timeline ContributionsThomas Houlihan has also contributed 2,249 entries in the WW2 Timeline. A small sample of his timeline contributions are shown below.» 9 May 1944: The Allies began an aerial campaign against airfields and rail lines in France in preparation for the cross-Channel invasion.
» 8 Nov 1941: Troops of the German Armeegruppe Nord captured Tikhvin near Leningrad, Russia.
» 4 Apr 1944: German Armeegruppe Mitte counterattacked to reach those units surrounded for two weeks near Kovel, in the Pripet marsh area of Ukraine.
» 5 Jul 1945: Douglas MacArthur announced that the Philippine Islands had been liberated.
» 9 Sep 1940: Adolf Hitler postponed Operation Sea Lion, the invasion of Britain.
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Captain Henry P. Jim Crowe, Guadalcanal, 13 Jan 1943