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 2,245 entries in the WW2 Timeline. A small sample of his timeline contributions is shown below.» 21 Jul 1940: Edvard Bene established the Czechoslovakian government-in-exile in London, England, United Kingdom. Read More
» 6 Jul 1945: Norway declared war on Japan. On this date, there were over 800 Norwegians being held in Japanese prisoner of war camps.
» 23 Mar 1940: Dutch fighters accidentally shot down a RAF bomber near Rotterdam.
» 18 Feb 1944: The German Luftwaffe's "Little Blitz" continued as London, England, United Kingdom was bombed again.
» 9 Apr 1945: In the early afternoon, 825 Allied heavy bombers and 1,000 other aircraft dropped bombs behind the Senio River in northern Italy. Between 1520 and 1910 hours, 1,500 artillery pieces bombarded German positions five times. At dusk, New Zealand, Indian, and Polish troops attacked.
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Captain Henry P. Jim Crowe, Guadalcanal, 13 Jan 1943