Although 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.
Tom 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 2,227 entries in the WW2 Timeline. A small sample of his timeline contributions are shown below.» 19 Sep 1944: In the Netherlands, British airborne troopers defended against heavy German attacks in Arnhem while other troops captured Veldhoven. Read More
» 15 Feb 1944: Hitler not only authorized Model to withdraw to the Panther Line, but authorized a breakout from the Korsun pocket in Ukraine.
» 31 May 1943: US troops completed their occupation of Attu in the Aleutian Islands. Read More
» 1 Jun 1944: British troops captured Frosinone, Italy. Read More
» 27 Jan 1945: In the wake of the German evacuation, Soviet forces captured Memel; the Soviets now occupied all of Lithuania.
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