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 2,247 entries in the WW2 Timeline. A small sample of his timeline contributions is shown below.» 11 Apr 1941: 153 Luftwaffe aircraft bombed Bristol, England, United Kingdom; it was nicknamed the "Good Friday Raid". The city's docks, St Philip's Bridge, and residential areas were damaged. The city tramways power supply line was destroyed by the bomb that hit St Philip's Bridge; it was decided that the damage was too severe to repair and all the tram cars were soon to be scrapped for the war effort; none of the tram cars were preserved for historical purposes.
» 12 Dec 1943: In Moscow, Russia, a treaty of friendship was signed between Czechoslovakia and the Soviet Union.
» 31 Oct 1944: British troops occupied Salonika, Greece in order to prevent Greek Communists from taking over in the vacuum left by the retreating Germans.
» 2 Feb 1944: Stalin allowed USAAF aircraft to use Russian bases. Read More
» 18 Feb 1944: The German Luftwaffe's "Little Blitz" continued as London, England, United Kingdom was bombed again.
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