Timeline Project entries from 27 September, 2010 to 4 October, 2010

1945-02-081945-03-11Veritable

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.

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1944-09-251st Airborne withdraws

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.

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1941-02-23HMS Terror

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.

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