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.» 19 May 1941: Vichy France announced the repatriation of 100,000 French prisoners of war.
» 12 Feb 1943: Soviet troops captured Rostov, Russia.
» 9 Nov 1938: Kristallnacht began in Germany; Jewish shops and synagogues were smashed, looted, burned, and destroyed throughout the country.
» 3 Nov 1940: German submarine U-99 sank British ship Casanare 150 miles west of Ireland at 2140 hours, killing 9. Casanare sent out a distress signal prior to her sinking, which brought British armed merchant cruisers HMS Laurentic and HMS Patroclus to the area; U-99 disabled HMS Laurentic after hitting her with torpedoes at 2250 hours, 2310 hours, and 2330 hours, killing 49; 368 survivors abandoned the ship and were rescued by Patroclus.
» 3 Mar 1945: US and Filipino troops captured Manila, Luzon, Philippine Islands.
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