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 2,244 entries in the WW2 Timeline. A small sample of his timeline contributions is shown below.» 25 Oct 1944: Soviet troops captured the German base at Kirkenes, Norway.
» 16 Aug 1944: French resistance fighters captured three German posts along the Swiss border.
» 2 Aug 1941: All civilian radios in Norway were confiscated by the German occupation.
» 25 Dec 1941: Adolf Hitler sacked Heinz Guderian over conflicting visions on the strategy for war against the Soviet Union. Read More
» 21 Aug 1944: US Third Army reached Reims and Troyes southeast of Paris, France.
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