Timeline Project UpdatesCannonade.Net Timeline Project Updateshttp://www.cannonade.net/feed.php?project=ww22010-08-10T21:52:37+00:00http://www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.5/rdfTimeline Project entries from 30 December, 2012 to 6 January, 2013ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=01/05/20132012-12-30T00:00:00+00:002013-01-05T22:48:07+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-01-05</td><td></td><td>Japanese attack Trolak</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Japanese attack, but fail to capture Trolak from British defenders.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayan_Campaign">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Japanese attack Trolak</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3414">Discuss 'Japanese attack Trolak'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 16 December, 2012 to 23 December, 2012ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=12/17/20122012-12-16T00:00:00+00:002012-12-17T03:05:39+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-12-16</td><td></td><td>Orsogna Counterattack</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">At 3:15 German troops from the 6th Parachute regiment counter-attacked 1st NZ Battalion troops but were repelled and retired by daylight.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moro_River_Campaign">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Orsogna Counterattack</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3413">Discuss 'Orsogna Counterattack'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 25 November, 2012 to 2 December, 2012ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=11/28/20122012-11-25T00:00:00+00:002012-11-28T03:46:13+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-11-27</td><td></td><td>Soviets capture Mohacs</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Soviet forces break through German-Hungarian lines to capture Mohacs in Hungary.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moh%C3%A1cs">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Soviets capture Mohacs</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3412">Discuss 'Soviets capture Mohacs'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 19 August, 2012 to 26 August, 2012ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=08/19/20122012-08-19T00:00:00+00:002012-08-19T22:49:08+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-11-01</td><td></td><td>Alagir</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The 3rd Panzer Korps captured Alagir.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alagir">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Alagir</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3411">Discuss 'Alagir'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-08-09</td><td></td><td>Krasnodar taken</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">German troops from the 17th army take Krasnodar.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krasnodar">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Krasnodar taken</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3410">Discuss 'Krasnodar taken'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1941-08-08</td><td>1941-10-16</td><td>Siege of Odessa</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">It took 73 days and 93,000 casualties for the Romanian army and elements of the German 11th army to take Odessa.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Odessa_(1941)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Siege of Odessa</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3409">Discuss 'Siege of Odessa'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 22 July, 2012 to 29 July, 2012ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=07/22/20122012-07-22T00:00:00+00:002012-07-22T21:54:46+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-08-17</td><td></td><td>Peenemunde Raid</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">324 Lancasters, 218 Halifaxes, and 54 Stirlings attacked v-2 rocket development center. 40 aircraft were lost, 29 in the last wave to German fighters. The center was relocated to underground facilities at Mittelwerk.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombing_of_Peenem%C3%BCnde_in_World_War_II">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Peenemunde Raid</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3408">Discuss 'Peenemunde Raid'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 27 May, 2012 to 3 June, 2012ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=05/30/20122012-05-27T00:00:00+00:002012-05-30T22:36:08+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-07-07</td><td></td><td>Kalagong massacre</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">600 villages are murdered by troops from 3rd Battalion, 215th Regiment and the OC Moulmein Kempeitai of the Imperial Japanese Army. </p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalagong_massacre">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Kalagong massacre</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3406">Discuss 'Kalagong massacre'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-05-16</td><td></td><td>Wuppertal Captured</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Troops from the US 78th Infantry Division capture Wuppertal, encountering scant resistance.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wuppertal#History">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Wuppertal Captured</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3405">Discuss 'Wuppertal Captured'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-05-29</td><td></td><td>Wuppertal Bombed</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The RAF bomb Wuppertal, dropping 1,900 tons of explosives.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wuppertal#History">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Wuppertal Bombed</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3404">Discuss 'Wuppertal Bombed'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 22 January, 2012 to 29 January, 2012ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=01/25/20122012-01-22T00:00:00+00:002012-01-25T02:20:00+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-01-24</td><td></td><td>Opole captured</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The Soviet 1st Ukrainian front captures Opole.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opole">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Opole captured</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3402">Discuss 'Opole captured'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-01-24</td><td></td><td>Gleiwitz Captured</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The Soviet 1st Ukrainian front captures Gleiwitz.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gliwice">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Gleiwitz Captured</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3401">Discuss 'Gleiwitz Captured'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 8 January, 2012 to 15 January, 2012ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=01/12/20122012-01-08T00:00:00+00:002012-01-12T04:38:21+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-01-11</td><td></td><td>La Roche-en-Ardenne</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">After heavy allied bombing and many civillian casualties, British forces recapture La Roche en Ardenne.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Bulge">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">La Roche-en-Ardenne</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3400">Discuss 'La Roche-en-Ardenne'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 6 November, 2011 to 13 November, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=11/08/20112011-11-06T00:00:00+00:002011-11-08T23:47:10+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1940-11-02</td><td>1940-11-08</td><td>Elaia-Kalamas</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Greek troops hold against Italian offensives in Elaia-Kalamas ( as well as those in the Pindus mountains). They subsequently pushed Italian forces back into Albania.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Elaia%E2%80%93Kalamas">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Elaia-Kalamas</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3398">Discuss 'Elaia-Kalamas'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 9 October, 2011 to 16 October, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=10/13/20112011-10-09T00:00:00+00:002011-10-13T00:42:57+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1940-10-12</td><td></td><td>Warsaw Ghetto Created</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The Warsaw Ghetto was established by the Governor-General Hans Frank. At this time, the population in the Ghetto was estimated to be 400,000, about 30% of the population of Warsaw. However, the size of the Ghetto was about 2.4% of the size of Warsaw.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Warsaw_Ghetto">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Warsaw Ghetto Created</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=1595">Discuss 'Warsaw Ghetto Created'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 25 September, 2011 to 2 October, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=09/27/20112011-09-25T00:00:00+00:002011-09-27T02:58:12+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-03-12</td><td>1942-03-13</td><td>Channel Dash</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Scharnhorst,Gneisenau and Prinz Eugen succesfully escape up-channel from Brest to home bases in Germany. The Kriegsmarine escape detection for more than 12 hours before they were attacked by British air and naval forces. They escape without heavy damage.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Channel_Dash">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Channel Dash</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3397">Discuss 'Channel Dash'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-05-09</td><td></td><td>Stutthof Liberated</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Stutthof, the first concentration camp built inside Germany, was the last liberated by Allied forces. Soviet troops arrive to find 100 prisoners still alive. Of the 110,000 deported there during the war over 85,000 had died.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stutthof_concentration_camp">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Stutthof Liberated</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3396">Discuss 'Stutthof Liberated'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-09-22</td><td></td><td>Klooga Liberated</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Soviet forces liberate Klooga concentration camp. Of the 2400 prisoners who had remained post-evacuation, only 85 were still alive when Soviet troops arrive.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klooga_concentration_camp">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Klooga Liberated</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3395">Discuss 'Klooga Liberated'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 11 September, 2011 to 18 September, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=09/15/20112011-09-11T00:00:00+00:002011-09-15T01:05:51+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-09-11</td><td></td><td>Charlottetown Sunk</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">HMCS Charlottetown is torpedoed and sunk by U-517 in the Gulf of St Lawrence. Her captain, John W. Bonner, and eight other crewmen are killed.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMCS_Charlottetown_(K244)_(Flower_class_corvette)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Charlottetown Sunk</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3393">Discuss 'Charlottetown Sunk'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 28 August, 2011 to 4 September, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=08/29/20112011-08-28T00:00:00+00:002011-08-29T04:51:02+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-08-18</td><td>1945-09-01</td><td>Kuril Islands Invaded</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Sovient troops from the 355th Rifle Division and elements of the 87th Rifle Corps occupy the Kuril islands. The 20,000 odd Japanese defenders surrender as part of the general surrender terms. The islands are annexed to the Soviet Union.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_the_Kuril_Islands">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Kuril Islands Invaded</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3391">Discuss 'Kuril Islands Invaded'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 21 August, 2011 to 28 August, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=08/25/20112011-08-21T00:00:00+00:002011-08-25T23:24:26+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1940-08-24</td><td></td><td>Bismark Commissioned</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The german Battleship Bismarck is commissioned into the Kriegsmarine. She was the largest ship built by Germany or indeed any European navy and was named for Otto Von Bismarck the 19th century statesman largely responsible for the reunification of Germany</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_battleship_Bismarck">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Bismark Commissioned</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3390">Discuss 'Bismark Commissioned'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 7 August, 2011 to 14 August, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=08/07/20112011-08-07T00:00:00+00:002011-08-07T23:39:58+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-02-04</td><td></td><td>Truk Recon </td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Under cover of freak tropical storms, Major James Christonson and Captain James Yon flew liberator scout planes 850 miles from Torakina airfield to Truk. Taking aerial recon photos of Truk, they find the IJN combined fleet at anchor.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Hailstone">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Truk Recon </span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3360">Discuss 'Truk Recon '</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-08-12</td><td></td><td>US rejects Japan's terms</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">US Secretary of State James F. Byrnes officially rejects Japans qualified surrender. Japan would not accept any peace conditions that would "prejudice the prerogatives" of the emperor.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surrender_of_Japan">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">US rejects Japan's terms</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3389">Discuss 'US rejects Japan's terms'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-08-03</td><td></td><td>Patton slaps Kuhl</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">General George Patton infamously slaps Private Charles Kuhl, who is suffering from battle fatigue, for what he perceives as cowardice. Subsequently on the 10th he slaps another private, Paul Bennett, unders similar circumstances. </p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patton#Slapping_incident">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Patton slaps Kuhl</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3388">Discuss 'Patton slaps Kuhl'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1941-07-15</td><td>1941-08-08</td><td>Uman</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The German encirclement of the 6th and 12th Soviet armies. This occured during the initial offensive operations of Rundstedt's Army Group South during Operation Barbarossa.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Uman">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Uman</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3387">Discuss 'Uman'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-08-09</td><td>1945-08-20</td><td>Soviets invade Manchuria</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">A significant factor in the rapid surrender of Japan after the second Atomic bomb was dropped. 700,000 Soviet troops occupied Manchuria. The systematic rape and pillage of the Chinese people was ignored by Soviet authorities.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet_invasion_of_Manchuria">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Soviets invade Manchuria</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3386">Discuss 'Soviets invade Manchuria'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-07-12</td><td>1943-07-13</td><td>Kolombangara</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">A costly tactical victory for the IJM. Their force of destroyers manage to land 1200 troops on Villa, heavily damaging three US cruisers with torpedoes, with the loss of the light cruiser Jintsu.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Kolombangara">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Kolombangara</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3385">Discuss 'Kolombangara'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-08-06</td><td>1943-08-07</td><td>Vella Gulf</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Six US destroyers, operating for the first time without the cruiser force, sink 3 Japanese destroyers attempting to reinforce troops on Kolombangara. The US squadron used radar to approach undetected and attacked with torpedoes.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Vella_Gulf">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Vella Gulf</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3384">Discuss 'Vella Gulf'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 24 July, 2011 to 31 July, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=07/25/20112011-07-24T00:00:00+00:002011-07-25T02:24:33+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-07-27</td><td>1945-07-28</td><td>Leaflet drops over Japan</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Six b-29 super fortresses dropped leaflets over eleven cities, warning that they would be targets of attacks in the future. The drops were intended to lower moral and also create an impression that the US wanted to minimize civilian casualties.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_raids_on_Japan">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Leaflet drops over Japan</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3383">Discuss 'Leaflet drops over Japan'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1940-07-23</td><td></td><td>HMS Narwhal Sunk</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">A Do 17 bomber attacked submarines in the north sea. When the HMS Narwhal fails to return to base she is assumed to have been lost in that attack.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Narwhal_(N45)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">HMS Narwhal Sunk</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3382">Discuss 'HMS Narwhal Sunk'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 17 July, 2011 to 24 July, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=07/19/20112011-07-17T00:00:00+00:002011-07-19T03:17:10+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-07-14</td><td></td><td>First naval bombardment</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Rear Admiral John Shafroth leads Task Unit 34.8.1 in the first naval bombardment of the Japanese coastline. The battleships USS South Dakota, Indiana and Massachusetts as well as 2 heavy cruisers and nine destroyers attacked iron works near Kamaishi.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allied_naval_bombardments_of_Japan_during_World_War_II#First_attack_on_Kamaishi">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">First naval bombardment</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3381">Discuss 'First naval bombardment'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-07-17</td><td>1945-07-18</td><td>US bombards Hitachi</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Allied battleships commanded by Rear Admiral Badger, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Alabama and HMS King George V and accompanying cruisers and destroyers, bombard industrial facilities near Hitachi. </p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allied_naval_bombardments_of_Japan_during_World_War_II">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">US bombards Hitachi</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3380">Discuss 'US bombards Hitachi'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 10 July, 2011 to 17 July, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=07/14/20112011-07-10T00:00:00+00:002011-07-14T02:40:42+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1941-07-06</td><td>1941-08-05</td><td>Germans encircle Smolensk</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The 2nd and 3rd panzer army's largely successful encirclement of the 16th, 19th and the 20th Armies south of Smolensk. 200,000 troops from the 19th managed to escape the pocket, leading Hitler to abandon the encirclement as a tactical goal. </p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Smolensk_(1941)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Germans encircle Smolensk</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3379">Discuss 'Germans encircle Smolensk'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35336"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/089f62248ca8225322947f1a7173b875?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1940-01-10</td><td></td><td>Mechelem</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">A German plane makes a forced landing in this Belgium town, near Mosa's river. The two germans take's with them a plan of the German ofensive. In anticipation of the violation of Belgian neutrality. </p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mechelen_Incident">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Mechelem</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3378">Discuss 'Mechelem'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1939-09-14</td><td></td><td>First U-Boat sunk</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">U-39, having been on patrol for 27 days, fires two torpedoes at the HMS Ark Royal. The torpedoes explode prematurely and the sub is hunted down and sunk by destroyers. The crew survives and are captured.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_submarine_U-39_(1938)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">First U-Boat sunk</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3377">Discuss 'First U-Boat sunk'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35336"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/089f62248ca8225322947f1a7173b875?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1939-09-20</td><td></td><td>U-27 sunk</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">U-27 was hunted down and sunk very early in the war. She was the second submarine (after U-39) to be sunk.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_submarine_U-27_(1936)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">U-27 sunk</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3376">Discuss 'U-27 sunk'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 26 June, 2011 to 3 July, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=06/26/20112011-06-26T00:00:00+00:002011-06-26T02:26:03+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-03-08</td><td>1945-03-15</td><td>Meatgrinder</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Following a series of disastrous assaults, General Erskine orders the 9th Marine Regiment to attack at night, without preliminary artillery bombardment. The tactics are more effective and eventually the mutually supporting positions are overwhelmed.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Iwo_Jima">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Meatgrinder</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3375">Discuss 'Meatgrinder'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-03-04</td><td></td><td>Dinah Might Lands</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The first of thousands of B-29s to follow, the 'Dinah Might', low on fuel and damaged, makes an emergency landing on airstrip number 1 on Iwo Jima, 21 days before the island is entirely in allied hands.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Iwo_Jima">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Dinah Might Lands</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3374">Discuss 'Dinah Might Lands'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-02-17</td><td></td><td>Demolition swimmers.</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">When swimmers from underwater demolition teams arrived, the big guns on the northern cliffs opened fire on covering gunboats, believing it was part of an invasion force. The guns were knocked out immediately. The single failure of fire discipline.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Iwo_Jima">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Demolition swimmers.</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3373">Discuss 'Demolition swimmers.'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-05-27</td><td>1944-06-22</td><td>Biak</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">In a departure from previous defensive tactics, Japanese troops executed their first major tactical ambush. The change resulted in much higher allied casualties and a much longer campaign.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Biak">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Biak</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3372">Discuss 'Biak'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-07-21</td><td>1944-08-08</td><td>Second Battle of Guam</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">As with many of the Pacific battles most of the Japanese defenders refused to surrender. More than 18,040 Japanese troops are killed, 485 surrender.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Guam_(1944)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Second Battle of Guam</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2668">Discuss 'Second Battle of Guam'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-08-02</td><td>1944-08-04</td><td>Mount Barrigada</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">After a two day struggle at Mount Barrigada the Japanese lines begins to collapse and the remaining days of the campaign are a pursuit to the northern tip of the island. Very few Japanese surrender.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Guam_(1944)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Mount Barrigada</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3371">Discuss 'Mount Barrigada'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-07-31</td><td></td><td>Beachhead expands</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Having linked up the two beachhead the previous day the 77th division and 3rd marine division form a single front moving north along the island.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Guam_(1944)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Beachhead expands</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3370">Discuss 'Beachhead expands'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-06-15</td><td>1944-07-09</td><td>Saipan</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The United States 2nd Marine Division, 4th Marine Division, and 27th Infantry Division defeated defending Japanese forces from the 43rd Division. The battle ended a suicidal, Banzai charge, that was the largest in the Pacific war.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Saipan">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Saipan</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2627">Discuss 'Saipan'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-07-06</td><td>1944-07-07</td><td>Saipan Banzai</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">650 troops from the 1st and 2nd battalion 105th IR, 27th ID are killed or wounded when their position is overrun by the largest Banzai attack of the world. Over 3000 troops, followed by barely armed walking wounded are killed in the assault.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_saipan">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Saipan Banzai</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3369">Discuss 'Saipan Banzai'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-06-24</td><td></td><td>Iwo Jima Raid</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Vice Admiral Joseph Clark's carrier force raids Iwo Jima destroying 95 fighters bombers at a loss of 6 hellcats.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Iwo_Jima">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Iwo Jima Raid</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3368">Discuss 'Iwo Jima Raid'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-06-25</td><td>1944-06-26</td><td>Mt Tapochau falls</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Lt Col Tommy Tompkins and a platoon from the division scout company make the climb to the summit of Mt Tapochau. They hold an abandoned dugout against counter attacks and were then reinforced by Tompkins battalion.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Saipan">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Mt Tapochau falls</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3367">Discuss 'Mt Tapochau falls'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 19 June, 2011 to 26 June, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=06/21/20112011-06-19T00:00:00+00:002011-06-21T03:58:38+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-06-17</td><td></td><td>9 Tank Regiment</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">At 3:30 in the morning the 9th tank regiment, supported by the 113th infantry regiment attacks the left of the US line, held by the 1st battalion, 6th marines. The attack was defeated with all but 12 tanks lost and 700 infantry killed.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Saipan">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">9 Tank Regiment</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3366">Discuss '9 Tank Regiment'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-06-19</td><td></td><td>Shokaku sunk</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The Japanese carrier Shokaku is sunk by three (or possibly four) torpedos, fired by the US submarine Cavalla (SS-244). Fires started by the explosion proved impossible to control. She sank very quickly, taking 1,272 of her crew with her.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shokaku">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Shokaku sunk</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3361">Discuss 'Shokaku sunk'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-06-19</td><td></td><td>Taiho Sunk</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">James Blanchard in command of the submarine USS Albacore manually (the targetting computer had failed) fires a spread of 6 torpedoes at the large carrier Taiho. A single torpedo struct and, as a result of failure to correctly vent fumes, exploded and sunk.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_aircraft_carrier_Taih%C5%8D">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Taiho Sunk</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3365">Discuss 'Taiho Sunk'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-05-01</td><td>1945-08-01</td><td>Borneo</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Australian I Corps troops under, under General Morshead, attacked Japanese troops holding the island. The campaign isolated a large number of Japanese troops, captured major oil supplies and freed many Allied prisoners.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borneo_campaign_(1945)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Borneo</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3364">Discuss 'Borneo'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-06-18</td><td></td><td>Aslito Field</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Having suffered heavy losses in counter attacks on the previous two nights and under pressure from 27th ID offensive, Lieutenant General Yoshitsugu Saito abandons the southern airfield.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aslito_Field#World_War_II">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Aslito Field</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3363">Discuss 'Aslito Field'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-06-16</td><td></td><td>Counterattack</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Buoyed by the promise of the imminent arrival of the combined fleet, Japanese troops counter attack the american beachhead. With overwhelming naval support the attack is repulsed with over 600 Japanese dead.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Saipan#Battle">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Counterattack</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3362">Discuss 'Counterattack'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1941-10-30</td><td>1942-07-04</td><td>Siege of Sevastopol</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Despite numerous setbacks and high casualties, with the help of highly effective aerial bombardment (to make up for a shortage in artillery), Axis forces capture the port city.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Sevastopol_(1941%E2%80%931942)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Siege of Sevastopol</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3359">Discuss 'Siege of Sevastopol'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-06-21</td><td></td><td>Fort Lenin falls</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The 24th Infantry division attacked the main defensive position on the north side of the bay, the Lenin fort. The extensive defensive position fell having lost three of their four main 76mm guns.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Sevastopol_(1941%E2%80%931942)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Fort Lenin falls</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3358">Discuss 'Fort Lenin falls'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 12 June, 2011 to 19 June, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=06/13/20112011-06-12T00:00:00+00:002011-06-13T13:14:30+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-11-21</td><td>1943-11-25</td><td>Abemama falls</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Australian Army Lt George Hand and 78 U.S. Marine Corps Amphibious Reconnaissance Scouts land on the atol via submarine. They cut of the small Japanese defence force's line of retreat and on the 25th they learn that the defenders had committed suicide.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abemama">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Abemama falls</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3357">Discuss 'Abemama falls'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-11-25</td><td></td><td>Cape St George</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The last outing of the Tokyo Express and the end of Japanese surface ships operating in the Solomons. Having dropped 900 troops on Bougainville 5 Japanese destroyers are ambushed by 5 US destroyers using superior radar technology, 3 are sunk.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Cape_St._George">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Cape St George</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3356">Discuss 'Cape St George'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-11-20</td><td>1943-11-23</td><td>Battle of Tarawa</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The second time the United States was on the offensive in the Pacific land war (the Battle of Guadalcanal had been the first), and the first offensive in the critical central Pacific region. 1009 marines were killed and almost all of the 4800 defenders.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tarawa">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Battle of Tarawa</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=1603">Discuss 'Battle of Tarawa'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-11-07</td><td>1943-11-08</td><td>Koromokina Lagoon</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Marines defend the left flank of the Bougainville landing force against a Japanese counter invasion of 750 troops brought down 'the slot' in troop destroyers. The failed assault cost 377 killed. 17 marines were killed in the defence.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Koromokina_Lagoon">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Koromokina Lagoon</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3354">Discuss 'Koromokina Lagoon'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-11-01</td><td></td><td>Cape Torokina</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">At 0710 troops from the 9th and 3rd regiments of the 3rd Marine Division assaulted Cape Torokina along a 8km front. The 270 Japanese troops from the 23rd division were virtually annihilated in the attack. </p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landings_at_Cape_Torokina">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Cape Torokina</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3355">Discuss 'Cape Torokina'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-10-23</td><td>1942-10-26</td><td>Matanikau Attacks</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Two battalions of Nakaguma's 4th Infantry Regiment and the nine tanks of the 1st Independent Tank Company launched attacks at the mouth of the Matanikau. Marine 37mm AT guns quickly destroyed all nine tanks. Infantry attacks were also stopped.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_for_Henderson_Field">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Matanikau Attacks</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3347">Discuss 'Matanikau Attacks'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-07-22</td><td>1943-08-04</td><td>Munda Point</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">US troops successfully capture the airfield at Munda Point. Japanese troops subsequently abandon New Georgia entirely. The airfield will prove vital in the following campaign to isolate the major Japanese base at Rabaul.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Munda_Point">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Munda Point</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3353">Discuss 'Munda Point'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 5 June, 2011 to 12 June, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=06/06/20112011-06-05T00:00:00+00:002011-06-06T03:50:40+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-06-08</td><td></td><td>Mutsu blows up</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">At 12:13 the magazine for her number 3 turret exploded, ripping the ship in two. Her forward section sunk quickly with the after part staying afloat till about 2am. The exact cause of the internal explosion is still unknown.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_battleship_Mutsu">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Mutsu blows up</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3352">Discuss 'Mutsu blows up'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-11-12</td><td>1942-11-15</td><td>Battle of Guadalcanal</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The battle turned back Japan's last major attempt to dislodge Allied forces from Guadalcanal and nearby Tulagi, resulting in a strategic victory for the U.S. and its allies and deciding the ultimate outcome of the Guadalcanal campaign in their favor.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Battle_of_Guadalcanal">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Battle of Guadalcanal</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=1591">Discuss 'Battle of Guadalcanal'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-08-09</td><td></td><td>USS Quincy Sunk</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Following the marine landings on Guadacanal, Quincy was part of the force caught by suprise by a large IJN heavy cruiser group. She sustained heavy damage and, with all guns out of action, was the first ship sunk in Ironbottom sound.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Savo_Island">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">USS Quincy Sunk</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3351">Discuss 'USS Quincy Sunk'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-04-07</td><td></td><td>USS Aaron Ward Sunk</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Caught in a massive air raid (part of operation I-Go), the destroyer was sunk after receiving multiple direct and near hits from Val dive bombers.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Aaron_Ward_(DD-483)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">USS Aaron Ward Sunk</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3350">Discuss 'USS Aaron Ward Sunk'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-04-01</td><td>1943-04-19</td><td>Operation I-Go</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Admiral Yamamoto conceives a massive aerial counter attack designed to sink allied shipping and destroy allied air power in the Solomons and New Guinea. It was motived largely as a response to losses at Guadalcanal, New Guinea and the Bismarck Sea.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_I-Go">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Operation I-Go</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3349">Discuss 'Operation I-Go'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-10-14</td><td></td><td>Night of the Battleships</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The IJN battleships Kongo and Haruna sailed from Truk and bombarded Henderson field. They intended damage the CAF to the point it would not be effective in damaging the convoy of 4500 troops sailing from the Shortland islands.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadalcanal_Campaign#Battleship_bombardment_of_Henderson_Field">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Night of the Battleships</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3348">Discuss 'Night of the Battleships'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-06-06</td><td></td><td>USS Hammann Sunk</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">While she was alongside the stricken aircraft carrier Yorktown, proving power, firefighting assistance and other services, Hammann is struck by a torpedo fired at the carrier. With a broken back, she sinks in 4 minutes. </p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Hammann_(DD-412)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">USS Hammann Sunk</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3346">Discuss 'USS Hammann Sunk'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-09-27</td><td></td><td>Air war resumes</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The lull in the air war, due to bad weather, that had lasted from September 14 ends with a Japanese air raid on Henderson field.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadalcanal_Campaign">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Air war resumes</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3345">Discuss 'Air war resumes'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-09-18</td><td></td><td>Reinforcements</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">4157 men from the 3rd Provisional Marine Brigade, 137 vehicles, tents, aviation fuel, ammo, food and engineering equipment, runing the gauntlet of 'torpedo alley', arrive at the Lunga peninsula and provide vital support to its beleaguered defenders.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadalcanal_Campaign">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Reinforcements</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3344">Discuss 'Reinforcements'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-09-12</td><td>1942-09-14</td><td>Edson Ridge</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">U.S. Marines led by General Vandegrift, repulsed an attack by Kawaguchi's 35th Infantry Brigade. The Marines were defending the southern ridgeline that guarded Henderson Field on Guadalcanal. The second of three major Japanese offensives on the island.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Edson's_Ridge">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Edson Ridge</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3343">Discuss 'Edson Ridge'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-08-09</td><td></td><td>Canberra sunk</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">HMAS Canberra is sunk during the Battle of Savo Island. A surprise attack by five IJN heavy cruisers who had travelled down 'the slot' from bases at New Britain and New Ireland.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMAS_Canberra_(D33)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Canberra sunk</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3342">Discuss 'Canberra sunk'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-08-07</td><td>1943-02-09</td><td>Guadalcanal Campaign</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The Guadalcanal campaign marked the first significant strategic combined arms victory by Allied forces over the Japanese in the Pacific theater. For this reason, the Guadalcanal campaign is often referred to as a "turning point" in the war. </p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadalcanal_campaign">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Guadalcanal Campaign</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=1575">Discuss 'Guadalcanal Campaign'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-08-12</td><td></td><td>Goettge's Patrol</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Lieutenant Colonel Goettge leads a 25 man patrol to accept the surrender from Japanese defenders who, based on the misinterpretation of a white battle flag, they believed to be ready to capitulate. The patrol was ambushed. There were few survivors.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Goettge">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Goettge's Patrol</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3341">Discuss 'Goettge's Patrol'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 15 May, 2011 to 22 May, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=05/16/20112011-05-15T00:00:00+00:002011-05-16T12:15:32+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-09-15</td><td>1944-10-04</td><td>Morotai</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The capture of this small Eutch East Indies island (and it's two airfields) was an important step to support the liberation of the Philippines. The base remained a supply hub for the remainder of the war.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Morotai">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Morotai</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3335">Discuss 'Morotai'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-05-15</td><td>1944-05-18</td><td>Wakde</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">759 Japanese troops are killed during the capture of Wakde island by US troops from the 163rd Regimental Combat Team of the 41st Infantry Division (supported by naval task force 77). 40 American troops are killed during the operation.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Wakde">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Wakde</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3334">Discuss 'Wakde'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1941-05-16</td><td></td><td>Last German Air Raid</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">German bombers attack London in what would be the last major air raid on the British capital.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Blitz">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Last German Air Raid</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3333">Discuss 'Last German Air Raid'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 8 May, 2011 to 15 May, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=05/08/20112011-05-08T00:00:00+00:002011-05-08T00:14:22+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-05-13</td><td></td><td>U-69 sinks Norlantic</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Seven mariners are killed when the German U-69 sinks the American merchant ship SS Nolantic with torpedoes and shell fire.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Norlantic">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">U-69 sinks Norlantic</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3332">Discuss 'U-69 sinks Norlantic'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1940-05-14</td><td>1940-05-15</td><td>Gembloux Gap</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The French first army's main defensive position intended to prevent a German breakthrough in Belgium (where they believed the main attack would occur). The French forces repeatedly stopped 6th Army assaults, giving time for allied troops to withdraw.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Gembloux_(1940)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Gembloux Gap</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3331">Discuss 'Gembloux Gap'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1940-05-12</td><td>1940-05-14</td><td>Hannut</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The first major armoured engagement of the Second World War. Armoured units from the French 1st Army achieve tactical victories over German units, before withdrawing to Gembloux. The successful delaying actions here gave Allied units time to organize.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Hannut">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Hannut</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3330">Discuss 'Hannut'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-05-10</td><td></td><td>USS Cod sinks Karukaya </td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">US Submarine Cod attacks a convoy of 32 freighters. She sinks a freighter and the Japanese destroyer Karukaya before being driven off by a massive depth charge barrage.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_destroyer_Karukaya">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">USS Cod sinks Karukaya </span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3329">Discuss 'USS Cod sinks Karukaya '</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-11-20</td><td>1943-11-24</td><td>Makin</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Troops from the US 27th Division fight against a small but determined resistance to capture this tiny coral atol. More navy personel are killed when Japanese submarine torpedoes the Liscome Bay, sinking her.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Makin">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Makin</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3328">Discuss 'Makin'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-05-07</td><td></td><td>Bizerte falls</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Infantry from the American II corp continue their advance to the north and enter Bizerte. Germany resistance in North Africa has effectively ended.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunisia_Campaign#Endgame">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Bizerte falls</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3327">Discuss 'Bizerte falls'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-05-07</td><td></td><td>British in Tunis</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">As the last remaining German defenders in Tunisia are swept away, British tanks enter Tunis.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunisia_Campaign#Endgame">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">British in Tunis</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3326">Discuss 'British in Tunis'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1941-12-13</td><td></td><td>Cape Bon</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Four Royal Navy destroyers using Radar and cover of darkness, surprise two Italian cruisers. In a brief, furious encounter both cruisers are sunk by close range torpedo and shell fire.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Cape_Bon">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Cape Bon</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3325">Discuss 'Cape Bon'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-02-27</td><td></td><td>Java Sea</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The American-British-Dutch-Australian Command (ABDA) is almost completely destroyed in a disastrous Allied defeat at the hands of the Japanese navy. </p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Java_Sea">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Java Sea</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2484">Discuss 'Java Sea'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-05-07</td><td></td><td>8th AF attacks Berlin</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">One thousand, five hundred bombers from the 8th air force attack Berlin.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eighth_Air_Force#Divisions_during_World_War_II">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">8th AF attacks Berlin</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3324">Discuss '8th AF attacks Berlin'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 1 May, 2011 to 8 May, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=05/02/20112011-05-01T00:00:00+00:002011-05-02T06:52:35+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1941-05-02</td><td>1941-05-05</td><td>British bomb Bagdad</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">British bombers attack Iraqi positions at Habbaniya. The attacks would eventually lead to the withdrawal of Iraqi troops.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglo-Iraqi_War">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">British bomb Bagdad</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3323">Discuss 'British bomb Bagdad'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-04-08</td><td>1945-04-11</td><td>Celler Hasenjagd</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">A train carrying internees of the concentration camp Salzgitter Drutte is hit by an air raid killing hundreds. Some escape into the woods, but are pursued and massacred by Gestapo, SS guard, Nazi Party officials and local residents.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celler_Hasenjagd">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Celler Hasenjagd</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3322">Discuss 'Celler Hasenjagd'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-05-02</td><td></td><td>SS abandon Neuengamme</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The last SS troops leave the Neuengamme concentration camp. From 1938 to 1945 over half of the 106,000 prisoners who had been interned there had died.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neuengamme_concentration_camp">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">SS abandon Neuengamme</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3321">Discuss 'SS abandon Neuengamme'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-05-03</td><td></td><td>British in Hamburg</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">British troops capture Hamburg. The city is not defended.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamburg">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">British in Hamburg</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3320">Discuss 'British in Hamburg'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-05-03</td><td></td><td>Operation Corkscrew</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The Royal Navy began bombing Pantelleria in preparation for it's capture. The radar installations and airfields on the island presented a real threat to the following invasion of Sicily.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Corkscrew">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Operation Corkscrew</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3319">Discuss 'Operation Corkscrew'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-05-01</td><td>1945-06-21</td><td>Tarakan</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">First stage of the Borneo campaign with an amphibious landing by Australian troops. The operation's primary objective was to secure and develop the airstrip for use in subsequent operations.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tarakan_(1945)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Tarakan</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=3318">Discuss 'Tarakan'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 24 April, 2011 to 1 May, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=04/25/20112011-04-24T00:00:00+00:002011-04-25T11:38:42+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-04-28</td><td></td><td>Lyme Bay</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">946 soldiers are killed and 200 wounded when nine German E-Boats based in Cherbourg raid a convoy of LSTs that were part of a D-Day training exercise.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exercise_Tiger">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Lyme Bay</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2753">Discuss 'Lyme Bay'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-02-02</td><td>1944-07-26</td><td>Narva Bridgehead</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The first stage in the battles for the strategically important Narva Isthmus. After the Red Army captured the town of Narva, German defenders withdrew to prepared positions along the Tannenberg line.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_for_Narva_Bridgehead">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Narva Bridgehead</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2752">Discuss 'Narva Bridgehead'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-07-25</td><td>1944-08-10</td><td>Tannenberg Line</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">After the Soviet offensive, German troops fell back to prepared defenses in the hills of Sinimaed. German troops held their ground and Stalin's main strategic goal, the quick recovery of Estonia, was not achieved.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tannenberg_Line">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Tannenberg Line</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2751">Discuss 'Tannenberg Line'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-02-13</td><td>1945-05-06</td><td>Festung Breslau</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">A three month long siege of the city that ended the day before the general surrender of German forces. It was the last major German city to surrender. During the siege the Luftwaffe made more than 2000 sorties with supplies and food.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Breslau">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Festung Breslau</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2750">Discuss 'Festung Breslau'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-11-19</td><td>1943-01-16</td><td>Velikiye Luki</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The Soviet capture of Velikiye Luki during the winter campaign of 42/43. This was an early example of German failure to support encircled troops that was later exploited at Stalingrad.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_for_Velikiye_Luki_(1943)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Velikiye Luki</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2749">Discuss 'Velikiye Luki'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-07-24</td><td>1944-08-01</td><td>Tinian</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The 2nd and 4th Marine Divisions secured the island after nine days of fighting. The gentler terrain made US artillery and tanks more effective. On the last day the remaining Japanese launched a suicide attack.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tinian">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Tinian</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2748">Discuss 'Tinian'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-09-17</td><td>1944-09-30</td><td>Angaur</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">322nd battalion repeatedly attacked the last 750 Japanese defenders who drove them back. Eventually, hunger, thirst, and American shellfire and bombing took their toll and US troops penetrated Japanese defences.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Angaur">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Angaur</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2747">Discuss 'Angaur'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 17 April, 2011 to 24 April, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=04/17/20112011-04-17T00:00:00+00:002011-04-17T13:24:52+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-06-28</td><td>1942-07-24</td><td>Voronezh </td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The German assault conducted by the elements of the 4th Panzer Army's of Army Group South under Hoth. Hitler believes delays at Voronezh allows Marshal Semyon Timoshenko to reinforce Stalingrad before the 4th Panzer arrives. </p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Voronezh_(1942)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Voronezh </span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2746">Discuss 'Voronezh '</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 10 April, 2011 to 17 April, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=04/15/20112011-04-10T00:00:00+00:002011-04-15T05:23:05+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-12-12</td><td>1942-12-23</td><td>Winter Storm</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Efforts by General Manstein to break through to the encircled 6th army at Stalingrad. Hitler's explicit order that the 6th army not break out of Stalingrad and Paulus's refusal to disobey that order doomed the attempt.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Wintergewitter">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Winter Storm</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2744">Discuss 'Winter Storm'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 27 March, 2011 to 3 April, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=03/30/20112011-03-27T00:00:00+00:002011-03-30T10:04:13+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1940-11-27</td><td></td><td>Cape Spartivento</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">An Italian fleet of battleships, heavy cruisers and destroyers clash with the escort fleet for a convoy resupplying Malta. The battle is inconclusive, with both sides withdrawing after small loses.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Cape_Spartivento">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Cape Spartivento</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2743">Discuss 'Cape Spartivento'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35274"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/0025a5fdd0098f30b88ba86b9d0bdc72?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-03-27</td><td></td><td>Sinking of HMS Dasher</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Sinking of the HMS Dasher as the result of an unexplained internal explosion.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Dasher_(D37)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Sinking of HMS Dasher</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=1482">Discuss 'Sinking of HMS Dasher'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-03-29</td><td></td><td>Gabes captured</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The 2nd New Zealand division captures Gabes in Tunisia. "When we were about ten yards away we had reached the top of the slit trench and we killed any of the survivors"</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunisia_Campaign#Gab.C3.A8s">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Gabes captured</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2742">Discuss 'Gabes captured'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 13 March, 2011 to 20 March, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=03/17/20112011-03-13T00:00:00+00:002011-03-17T14:45:26+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1941-03-17</td><td></td><td>U-100 Sunk</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">HMS Vanoc uses radar to locate U-100, the first time this technology was used successfully against u-boats. Only 6 of the 53 crew members survived when Vanoc rammed and sank the submarine.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_submarine_U-100_(1940)#Sixth_and_final_patrol">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">U-100 Sunk</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2741">Discuss 'U-100 Sunk'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 6 March, 2011 to 13 March, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=03/07/20112011-03-06T00:00:00+00:002011-03-07T11:08:18+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1939-12-13</td><td>1939-12-17</td><td>Battle of the River Plate</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The British cruisers, Exeter, Achilles and Graf Spree. The heavy German armament damages two of the British cruisers putting into the neutral port of Montevideo for repairs. British forces concentrate. Captain Langsdorrf scuttles the Graf Spree.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_River_Plate">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Battle of the River Plate</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=1226">Discuss 'Battle of the River Plate'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 16 January, 2011 to 23 January, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=01/20/20112011-01-16T00:00:00+00:002011-01-20T09:24:26+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-01-20</td><td></td><td>Main attack at Cassino</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">A battalion of the 143rd Regiment, 35th ID was able to get across the Rapido on the south side of San Angelo and two companies of the 141st Regiment on the north side. They were isolated without armour support and were eventually wiped out.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Monte_Cassino">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Main attack at Cassino</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2740">Discuss 'Main attack at Cassino'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-01-20</td><td>1945-03-31</td><td>East Prussia Evacuated</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">German authorities begin the evacuation of over 1.8 million civillian ethnic Germans from East Prussia.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evacuation_of_East_Prussia">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">East Prussia Evacuated</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2739">Discuss 'East Prussia Evacuated'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 9 January, 2011 to 16 January, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=01/11/20112011-01-09T00:00:00+00:002011-01-11T14:57:11+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-01-10</td><td></td><td>Kuma Sunk</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">HMS Tally-Ho fired a seven-torpedo salvo from 1,900 yards. Kuma was hit starboard aft by two torpedoes, setting the ship on fire. Kuma sank by the stern, detonating her own depth-charges.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_cruiser_Kuma">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Kuma Sunk</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2738">Discuss 'Kuma Sunk'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-01-10</td><td></td><td>Uckermark Extermination</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Previously a forced labour camp for juveniles, the camp infrastructure was used as an extermination camp for "sick, no longer efficient, and over 52 years old women".</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uckermark_concentration_camp">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Uckermark Extermination</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2737">Discuss 'Uckermark Extermination'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 2 January, 2011 to 9 January, 2011ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=01/06/20112011-01-02T00:00:00+00:002011-01-06T14:56:23+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-01-05</td><td></td><td>Soviets at Eupatoria</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">German forces prevent Soviets from landing troops in Southern Ukraine</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yevpatoria">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Soviets at Eupatoria</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2735">Discuss 'Soviets at Eupatoria'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 21 November, 2010 to 28 November, 2010ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=11/24/20102010-11-21T00:00:00+00:002010-11-24T10:35:02+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1939-11-23</td><td></td><td>Rawalpindi</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Despite being hopelessly outgunned, 60-year old Captain Edward Coverley Kennedy RN of Rawalpindi decided to fight, rather than surrender. He was heard to say "Well fight them both, theyll sink us, and that will be that. Good-bye".</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Rawalpindi">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Rawalpindi</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=1213">Discuss 'Rawalpindi'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 24 October, 2010 to 31 October, 2010ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=10/27/20102010-10-24T00:00:00+00:002010-10-27T11:20:11+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-10-24</td><td></td><td>USS Tang Sinks</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">US Submarine sinks when she struck by her own malfunctioning torpedo.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Tang_(SS-306)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">USS Tang Sinks</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2734">Discuss 'USS Tang Sinks'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-10-25</td><td></td><td>Carei Liberated</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Hungarian and German troops are forced out of Carei by Romanian and Soviet forces. This date has since become the Romanian Army Day.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carei#History">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Carei Liberated</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2733">Discuss 'Carei Liberated'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-10-27</td><td></td><td>Banska Bystrica Captured</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">German troops capture Banska Bystrica during Slovak National Uprising effectively ending all resistance.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slovak_National_Uprising">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Banska Bystrica Captured</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2732">Discuss 'Banska Bystrica Captured'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 17 October, 2010 to 24 October, 2010ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=10/19/20102010-10-17T00:00:00+00:002010-10-19T09:45:33+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-10-14</td><td></td><td>SS Caribou sunk</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">57 military personnel, 31 merchant seamen and 49 civilians, including women and children, were killed when U-69 torpedoed the civilian ferry SS Caribou in the Cabot Strait.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U-69_(1940)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">SS Caribou sunk</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2731">Discuss 'SS Caribou sunk'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 10 October, 2010 to 17 October, 2010ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=10/13/20102010-10-10T00:00:00+00:002010-10-13T16:30:06+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-10-13</td><td></td><td>Soviets capture Riga</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Soviet troops capture the Latvian capital.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riga">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Soviets capture Riga</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2730">Discuss 'Soviets capture Riga'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-10-11</td><td>1942-10-12</td><td>Cape Esperance</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The Cape Esperance victory helped prevent an accurate U.S. assessment of Japanese skills and tactics in naval night fighting. The complacency of the Japanese force contributed to it's defeat more than any other factor.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Cape_Esperance ">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Cape Esperance</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2729">Discuss 'Cape Esperance'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 3 October, 2010 to 10 October, 2010ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=10/09/20102010-10-03T00:00:00+00:002010-10-09T21:39:14+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1941-10-03</td><td></td><td>Oryol Occupied</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Oryol is occupied by Wehrmacht troops. It would not be liberated until the 5th of August 1943, after being almost completely destroyed during the Battle of Kursk.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oryol">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Oryol Occupied</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2728">Discuss 'Oryol Occupied'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 26 September, 2010 to 3 October, 2010ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=09/27/20102010-09-26T00:00:00+00:002010-09-27T12:40:16+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-02-08</td><td>1945-03-11</td><td>Veritable</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The British & Canadian assault on the most heavily fortified section of the Siegfried Line. The operation was complicated when German defenders blew the Ruhr dams, flooding the area downstream and severely limiting offensive operations.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Veritable">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Veritable</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2727">Discuss 'Veritable'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-09-25</td><td></td><td>1st Airborne withdraws</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">On the ninth day of operation Market Garden, the British 1st Airborne division starts it's withdraw back across the Rhine. Of approximately 10,600 men who fought north of the Rhine, 1,485 had died and 6,414 were taken prisoner.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Market_Garden#Day_9:_Monday.2C_September_25">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">1st Airborne withdraws</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2726">Discuss '1st Airborne withdraws'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1941-02-23</td><td></td><td>HMS Terror</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">After being spotted by a recon Ju-88, 5 Ju-88s from Catania made dive bomb attacks on the HMS Terror. She sunk the following morning. Terror was, by displacement, the largest warship sunk in the Mediterranean by Ju-88s during the entire war.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Terror_(I03)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">HMS Terror</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2725">Discuss 'HMS Terror'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 19 September, 2010 to 26 September, 2010ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=09/23/20102010-09-19T00:00:00+00:002010-09-23T12:32:45+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1938-09-29</td><td></td><td>Munich Agreement</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">British prime minister Chamberlain negotiates for Peace in our Time. This agreement granted Germany the Sudetenland, a German-speaking area of Czechosolvakia. Hitler promises this will be his last territorial demand.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Munich_Agreement">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Munich Agreement</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=1179">Discuss 'Munich Agreement'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1941-02-12</td><td></td><td>Rommel in Tripoli</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Erwin Rommel, the 'Desert Fox' arrives in Tripoli. He would go on to transform the North-African campaign from a side show into a major theater of the war.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erwin_Rommel">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Rommel in Tripoli</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2724">Discuss 'Rommel in Tripoli'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1941-02-03</td><td>1941-04-01</td><td>Keren</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The colonial Italian army defending Eritrea was eventually defeated by the invading British and Commonwealth forces.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Keren">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Keren</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2723">Discuss 'Keren'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-09-22</td><td></td><td>Black Friday</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">German counterattacks were still being mounted along the length of the corridor. Two mixed armoured formations on either side of Highway 69 attacked between Veghel and Grave; one group managed to cut the highway and prevent any further advance to Arnhem.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Market_Garden#Day_6:_Friday.2C_September_22_.28.22Black_Friday.22.29">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Black Friday</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2722">Discuss 'Black Friday'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 29 August, 2010 to 5 September, 2010ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=09/03/20102010-08-29T00:00:00+00:002010-09-03T13:30:09+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-04-16</td><td>1945-04-19</td><td>Seelow Heights</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Close to one million Soviet soldiers of the 1st Belorussian Front commanded by Marshal Georgi Zhukov, attacked the position known as "Gates of Berlin". They were opposed by about 110,000 German soldiers of the Ninth Army.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Seelow_Heights">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Seelow Heights</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2721">Discuss 'Seelow Heights'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 22 August, 2010 to 29 August, 2010ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=08/24/20102010-08-22T00:00:00+00:002010-08-24T20:15:10+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-06-08</td><td>1945-06-10</td><td>Porton Plantation</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Australians troops land and create a small perimeter. Failure to bring heavy weapons and support elements ashore after a number of landing craft ran aground. Japanese responded quickly, surrounded the beachhead and forced the Australians to withdraw.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Porton_Plantation">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Porton Plantation</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2720">Discuss 'Porton Plantation'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-08-30</td><td></td><td>Hong Kong Liberated</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Hong Kong is liberated from Japan by British Armed Forces. During the period of occupation, Hong Kong had lost half it's population.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hong_Kong#Japanese_occupation">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Hong Kong Liberated</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2719">Discuss 'Hong Kong Liberated'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 15 August, 2010 to 22 August, 2010ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=08/15/20102010-08-15T00:00:00+00:002010-08-15T00:50:01+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-08-30</td><td>1942-09-05</td><td>Alam el Halfa</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The last major Axis offensive of the Western Desert campaign, Rommel had planned to defeat the British Eighth Army before Allied reinforcements made an Axis victory in Africa impossible. Rommel's attack failed and he was forced to withdraw.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Alam_Halfa">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Alam el Halfa</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2718">Discuss 'Alam el Halfa'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1940-08-19</td><td></td><td>First Zero Mission</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The Japanese fighter the Mitsubishi A6M Zero had it's first combat flight. Twelve Zeros escorted 54 G3M2 bombers on a mission over Chongqing, China.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitsubishi_A6M_Zero">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">First Zero Mission</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2717">Discuss 'First Zero Mission'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-08-29</td><td>1944-10-28</td><td>Slovak National Uprising</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">An attempt to overthrow the collaborationist Slovak State of Jozef Tiso. Although the rebel forces were defeated by Nazi Germany, guerrilla warfare continued until the Soviet Army liberated Slovakia in 1945.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slovak_National_Uprising">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Slovak National Uprising</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2716">Discuss 'Slovak National Uprising'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-08-28</td><td></td><td>Toulon Liberated</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Allied troops liberate Toulon as part of the Operation Dragoon, the allied invasion of the southern France.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toulon">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Toulon Liberated</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2715">Discuss 'Toulon Liberated'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-08-28</td><td></td><td>Marseille Liberated</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Allied troops liberate Marseille as part of the Operation Dragoon, the allied invasion of the southern France.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marseille">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Marseille Liberated</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2714">Discuss 'Marseille Liberated'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-08-25</td><td></td><td>Bairoko Harbor Falls</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">US Marines force Japanese troops to abandon their positions around Bairoko Harbour.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bairoko_Harbor">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Bairoko Harbor Falls</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2713">Discuss 'Bairoko Harbor Falls'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1943-07-20</td><td></td><td>Bairoko</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">US Marine Raiders, supported by two United States Army infantry battalions, attacked a Japanese garrison guarding the port of Bairoko on the Dragons Peninsula on New Georgia. The day long assault on the well entrenched defenders failed.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bairoko">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Bairoko</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2712">Discuss 'Bairoko'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-08-26</td><td></td><td>Chortkiv Holocaust</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">At 2:30 am in the morning the German Schutzpolizei started driving Chortkiv's 2000 Jews out of their houses, split them in groups of 120 and them to the Belzec death camp. 500 Jewish sick and children were murdered on the spot.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chortkiv">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Chortkiv Holocaust</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2711">Discuss 'Chortkiv Holocaust'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-08-25</td><td>1942-09-07</td><td>Milne Bay</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">"Australian troops had, at Milne Bay in New Guinea, inflicted on the Japanese their first undoubted defeat on land. If the Australians, in conditions very like ours, had done it, so could we." British Field Marshal Sir William Slim</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Milne_Bay">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Milne Bay</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2710">Discuss 'Milne Bay'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-08-24</td><td>1942-08-25</td><td>Eastern Solomans</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Third carrier battle of the Pacific campaign. Both fleets withdrew without a clear victor, however Japan lost significantly more crew and aircraft. Japanese reinforcements for Guadalcanal were delayed allowing Allied troops to prepare.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Eastern_Solomons">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Eastern Solomans</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2709">Discuss 'Eastern Solomans'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1941-08-16</td><td></td><td>Mykolaiv Falls</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Troops from Army Group South capture Soviet naval base in the Black Sea port of Mykolaiv.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Barbarossa">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Mykolaiv Falls</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2708">Discuss 'Mykolaiv Falls'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35230"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/09c1016831669908b7d3027b7fc31249?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-08-15</td><td></td><td>Surrender Broadcast</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">After several more days of behind-the-scenes negotiations and a failed coup d'Etat, Emperor Hirohito gave a recorded radio address to the nation. Some Japanese soldiers, devastated by the surrender, committed suicide. Many allied POWs were executed.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surrender_of_Japan#Broadcast_of_the_Imperial_Rescript_on_surrender">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Surrender Broadcast</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=1402">Discuss 'Surrender Broadcast'</a></td></tr></table> Timeline Project entries from 8 August, 2010 to 15 August, 2010ww2http://www.cannonade.net/feed_item.php?project=ww2&dt=08/10/20102010-08-08T00:00:00+00:002010-08-10T21:52:37+00:00<table width="100%"><th></th><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1942-08-24</td><td></td><td>Italian Cavalry</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Supported by the dismounted 4th Squadron and the Savoia regiment MG squadron they broke the back of the 2000-strong Siberian 812th Infantry Regiment who had pushed a gap between the German 6th and Italian armies on the Don.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1_Cavalry_Division_Eugenio_di_Savoia">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Italian Cavalry</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2707">Discuss 'Italian Cavalry'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-08-12</td><td>1944-08-21</td><td>Falaise Pocket</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The German 7th and 5th Panzer Armies became encircled by the allied advance following Operation Cobra, the successful breakout from Normandy. The bulk of Germany's forces west of the River Seine are destroyed.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falaise_pocket">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Falaise Pocket</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2706">Discuss 'Falaise Pocket'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1941-09-08</td><td></td><td>Lenningrad Encircled</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The last land connection to the besieged city was severed when Germans troops reached Lake Ladoga at Orekhovets. The city would remained under siege for 872 days.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Leningrad">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Lenningrad Encircled</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2705">Discuss 'Lenningrad Encircled'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-08-20</td><td>1944-08-29</td><td>Jassy Kishinev Offensive</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">The 2nd and 3rd Ukrainian Fronts of the Red Army engaged Army Group South Ukraine (combined German and Romanian formations). Defending troops were encircled and destroyed. Romania switched allegiance from Axis to the Soviet Union.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Romania_(1944)">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Jassy Kishinev Offensive</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2704">Discuss 'Jassy Kishinev Offensive'</a></td></tr><tr style="background-color: #EEEEEE;"><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1944-08-20</td><td></td><td>168 Airmen at Buchenwald</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">168 captured allied airmen, accused of being "terror fliers", arrive at Buchenwald concentration camp.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phil_Lamason">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">168 Airmen at Buchenwald</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2703">Discuss '168 Airmen at Buchenwald'</a></td></tr><tr><td><a href="user.php?id=35192"><img border="0" style="margin: 5px 5px 5px 5px;" src="http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/7bb5f2493a0683f05729bfd93c4c8636?s=32&d=identicon&r=PG"></a></td><td>1945-05-29</td><td></td><td>Shuri Castle Falls</td><td><p style="padding:0px 10px 0px 10px">Three days of bombardment by the USS Mississippi force troops from the Japanese 32nd army to withdraw as troops from 1st Battalion, 5th Marines capture Shuri Castle.</p></td><td><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shuri_Castle">Read about '<span style="font-weight: bold">Shuri Castle Falls</span>' on WikiPedia</a></td><td><a href="entry.php?project=ww2&id=2702">Discuss 'Shuri Castle Falls'</a></td></tr></table>