Posts Tagged ‘world war 2’
This Week in WWII – 4th Week of December
This Week in WWII – 3rd Week of December
This Week in WWII – 4th Week of November
This Week in WWII – 2nd Week of November
This Week in WWII – 3rd Week of October
This Week in WWII – 2nd Week of October
German troops occupy the Sudetanland.
Night-time raids throughout London and Manchester and fifteen airfields attacked. Germans postpone Operation Sea Lion until Spring of 1941. Jews are formally banned from public service, industry, the media and positions of authority in Vichy, France.
This Week in WWII: 1st Week of October
Assassination attempt is made on Hitler by the Polish Army in Charles de Gaulles Square. The bomb failed to explode.
Heavy bomber raids continue against cities at night. During the day fighter-bombers fly nuisance raids against coastal towns, airfields and other military targets.
This Week in WWII: 4th Week of September
Poland surrenders to Germany.
The first Moscow Conference of World War II, involving, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Soviet Union, is held. Averell Herriman, representing the U.S. and Lord Beaverbrook, representing the U.K., met with Joseph Stalin of the Soviet Union, to give assurances that both the U.S. and the U.K. would aid and support the Soviet Union in the common fight against Nazi Germany.
This Week in WWII – 3rd Week of September
This Week in WWII – 2nd Week of September
Assassination attempt on Hitler-General Kurt von Hammerstein-Equord in1939. Canada declares War on Germany.
Long the isolationist with the view that Germany should negotiate with Hitler, Kennedy is quoted in the Boston Globe as, “Democracy is finished in England. It may be here.” Italy invades Egypt.