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 Dec 1944: Soviet troops reached the Danube River north of Budapest, Hungary.
» 1 Jan 1942: Allied powers announced preliminary plans for punishing enemy war criminals after the war.
» 3 Mar 1942: Two Japanese flying boats from the Marshall Islands, refueled by submarines, attacked the US Territory of Hawaii. The intended target was Pearl Harbor, but during this cloudy night one aircraft dropped its four bombs on Mount Tantalus 6 miles away, while the other aircraft dropped its four bombs in the water.
» 21 Sep 1944: German Armeegruppe E evacuated the Peloponnese Peninsula in Greece.
» 24 Jun 1940: The Franco-Italian armistice was signed at Villa Olgiata near Rome, Italy by French General Huntziger and Italian General Badoglio. Fighting would continue until the following day when the agreement would take effect.
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Captain Henry P. Jim Crowe, Guadalcanal, 13 Jan 1943