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 2,248 entries in the WW2 Timeline. A small sample of his timeline contributions is shown below.» 16 Oct 1944: Soviet units entered German territory as Goldap, East Prussia was captured.
» 8 Nov 1941: Troops of the German Armeegruppe Nord captured Tikhvin near Leningrad, Russia.
» 3 Dec 1944: US Third Army armored units penetrated the German Westwall defenses near Saarlautern, Germany. Meanwhile, the British 2nd Army mopped up the last German resistance west of the River Maas.
» 21 Oct 1944: German troops surrendered at Aachen, Germany.
» 11 Jan 1945: British forces captured La Roche-en-Ardenne, Belgium, northwest of Bastogne.
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