Tag Archives: WWII
BOOK TIE-IN HISTORY SHARE: DUTCH RESISTANCE TO NAZI OCCUPATION
https://nvdatabase.swarthmore.edu/content/dutch-citizens-resist-nazi-occupation-1940-1945 TOP 10 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT DUTCH WINDMILLS Generations Five: WW II Holland was one of Generation Three’s Time trips.
HISTORY SHARE: JEWS WHO FOUGHT THE NAZIS
HISTORIC 70th ANNIVERSARY: D-DAY
Today is the seventieth anniversary of D-Day. Although ‘D-Day’ was originally only used as a generic cover name for whatever day a secret military operation was scheduled to begin, the term is now generally associated with the Invasion of Normandy (officially: Operation Overlord). On June 6th, 1944, 156,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of […]
HISTORY TIDBIT: PEARL HARBOR
Japanese aeroplanes attacked the U.S.A.’s naval base in Hawaii around 8 a.m. on December 7th, 1941. The two-hour assault resulted in the destruction of, or damage to, most of the ships and aircraft there, the deaths of over two thousand soldiers and sailors, and the wounding of a thousand more. The next day, the U.S. […]