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- It was the first major conflict to occur following the Chinese defeat at the Battle of Wuhan.
- Chang Sha, Mao Tse-tung s hometown was located between the KMT 5 th and 9 th war zone, with survives of the battle of Wuhan.
- Japanese troops had tried to approach Nanchang during the Battle of Wuhan, but they were stopped at Xiushui River (see Battle of Xiushui River).
- Instead, efforts of the Soviet-backed Armia Ludowa were glorified and exaggerated.
- The largest group which refused to join AK was the pro- Soviet and communist Armia Ludowa (AL), which at it's height in 1944 numbered 30,000 people.
- AL (Armia Ludowa) – People's Army, a very small Communist-led military organization, created in Jan.
- In that manner Squadron 13 of the Air Transport Command was born.
- When relieved of this assignment, he returned to Long Beach, Calif., as deputy commander of the Sixth Ferrying Group, Air Transport Command.
- The U.S. Air Transport Command flew the dangerous 500-mile route, known as the Hump, over the Himalayan Mountains.
- The Red Army was growing increasingly stronger, and launched a major offensive.
- The Red Army was paralyzed by Stalin’s purges.
- The Soviets were shipped 182 B-25Cs, with eight of these lost in shipment, and 688 B-25Ds, though records of their service in Soviet hands are sketchy.
- The Soviets were determined to grind down attacking German units with a combination of mines and artillery fire.
- The Soviets were concerned about a German counter-attack and ordered their troops onto the defensive on 1 August.
- The Soviets are not impressed with the slow Churchill and the rivet-hulled Stuart.
- The Soviets were only 60 km from the port of Murmansk, and blind tracks from the railway south passed close to their positions.
- Soviet forces were less than 20 kilometres away, but on the orders of Soviet High Command, they gave no assistance.
- Soviet forces were less than 20 km away but on the orders of Soviet High Command they gave no assistance.
- Soviet troops were to leave Germany by the end of 1994.
- Soviet troops were stoped in Vistla for a long time becouse german forces were strong here.
- Berlin was a stout place for a fight.
- Berlin was eventually surrounded and outward communications between Berlin and the rest of Germany were cut off.
- Berlin was now on fire as fighting raged through the length and breadth of the city.
- Berlin was on the horizon.
- Berlin was the ultimate target.
- Initially Normandie-Niemen received 6 aircraft, next 8 were sent in March 1943 and last 4 at the end of April 1943.
- General Charles de Gaulle established the Normandie-Niemen squadron in 1942 to help the Allies fight on the Eastern Front.
- By mid-summer 1943 the skies over western Russia was controlled by the Soviet Air Force including the Normandie-Niemen group.
- Turkey decided to remain neutral so as not to alienate the Allies, however it also signed a neutrality pact with Germany.
- April 13 --Japan and the USSR sign neutrality pact.
- At 04:00 on August 9, word reached Tokyo that the Soviet Union had broken the neutrality pact, declared war on Japan and launched an invasion of Manchuria.
- Achtmaal is a little village in the South of the Netherlands falling under the municipality of Zundert.
- Achtmaal was liberated on October 27, 1944 by the United States Army 104th Infantry Division, 415th regiment.
- Airborne forces are military units set up to be moved by aircraft and dropped into battle behind enemy lines.
- Airborne forces are military units, usually light infantry, set up to be moved by aircraft and 'dropped' into battle.
- Airborne forces are still a part of armies today with the 82nd Airborne Division being the largest formation of paratroopers in the world.
- Anti-Slavism was the movement that existed throughout World War II, parallel with the Anti-Semitism.
- This was the method used by Arajs commando in the Bikernieki murders and in most small-town killings.
- Some Latvians (the notorious Arajs commando) were also involved in murdering of Jewish population.
- The group of the Latvian auxiliary police known as Arajs Commando murdered about 26 thousand Jews, mainly in November and December of 1941.
- Army Group A was on the threshold of the Caucasus, but the distances were tremendous: 200 miles to Maikop and nearly 400 miles to Grozny.
- Army Group A was ordered south to capture the oil fields in the Caucasus.
- Army Group A was to lead the thrust into the Caucasus during Operation Blue and capture Grozny and the Baku oilfields (current capital of Azerbaijan).
- Army Group A was to lead the thrust into the Caucasus during Operation Blue and capture Grozny and the Baku oilfields.
- Bypassed by the main Soviet thrusts, Army Group Courland remained relatively intact.
- After the surrender, some elements of Army Group Courland briefly attempted to reform itself as a Freikorps.
- The elements of Army Group Courland surrendered to the Soviets on May 8 and 9 at the end of World War II in Europe.
- Army Group North was deployed in East Prussia and was composed of 18th and 16th infantry armies and a Panzer Army, the 4th.
- Army Group North was extremely vulnerable to being cut off.
- Army Group North was nearly encircled as the Soviet counter-attack gained momentum.
- Army Group North was retiring to a fortified line.
- Army Group North was to move through the Baltic region and capture the city of Leningrad.
- Army Group South was marching on Kiev despite heavy rains.
- Army Group South was one of three army groups into which the Germans organised their forces for Operation Barbarossa.
- Army Group South was selected for a sprint forward through the southern Russian steppes into the Caucasus to capture the vital Soviet oil fields.
- The ARP warden was trained to detect gas and would sound a rattle to let people know when to put on their gas masks.
- The Balkans campaign delayed the invasion, and subsequent resistance movements in Yugoslavia and Greece tied up valuable Axis forces.
- During the Balkans campaign he commanded the German_6th_Mountain_Division and earned the Knight's Cross for his role in breaching the famous Metaxas line.
- It took part in the 1941 Balkans Campaign and then joined Army Group South in Operation Barbarossa after it was already underway.
- The Battle of Budapest was a siege of the Hungarian capital city of Budapest fought towards the end of World War II in Europe.
- Battle of Changde ( November 2 - December 20) - Chinese victory, Japanese use biological and chemical weapons.
- Error creating thumbnail: The Battle of Changde, called the Stalingrad of the East.
- Main article: Battle of Changde A vigorous, fluctuating battle for Changde in China's Hunan province began on November 2, 1943.
- Fighting was heavy, and the Battle of Gemmano has been called the " Cassino of the Adriatic" by some historians.
- It suffered especially heavy casualties during the Battle of Gemmano and in the Rimini area.
- This army-s baptism of fire took place at the battle of Lenino (Belarus) in October 1943.
- In 1943, after the Battle of Lenino, the commander of Polish Soviet-backed 1 st Corps Zygmunt Berling awarded several soldiers with the medal.
- In the Battle of Nanchang, the Japanese deployed the largest artillery forces during the Sino-Japanese War.
- The Battle of Xiushui River was fought in March 1939 as part of the Battle of Nanchang, northeast of Nanchang, China.
- This is the "Battle of Nanchang" reference article from the English Wikipedia.
- The Battle of Poljana was the last battle of World War Two on European soil.
- The Battle of Xiushui River was fought in March 1939 as part of the Battle of Nanchang northeast of Nanchang, China.
- Bendlerblock is a military building, which includes a memorial to Von Stauffenberg, who was executed at the site in July 1944.
- The Bendlerblock is a building in Berlin, located in the Stauffenbergstrasse (formerly Bendlerstrasse), south of the Tiergarten.
- The Bendlerblock is a building in Berlin, located in the Stauffenbergstra--e, south of the Tiergarten.
- The Bendlerblock is a building in Berlin, near Tiergarten.
- The Bismarck Archipelago Campaign would then deliver the final blow to the Japanese stronghold.
- With the Admiralties captured, the Allies entered the final phase of the Bismarck Archipelago Campaign.
- With the occupation of Emirau, all the objectives of the Bismarck Archipelago Campaign had been realized.
- On February 25, the official organ of the Armia Krajowa, Biuletyn Informacyjny, called the Kotwica "the sign of the underground Polish Army".
- The first issue of Information Bulletin (Biuletyn Informacyjny) newspaper is published.
- The two main daily newspapers were government-run Rzeczpospolita Polska and military Biuletyn Informacyjny.
- The 40 Black Brigades consisted of former MVSN, former Carabinieri, former soldiers, and others still loyal to the fascist cause.
- Smaller units like the Black Brigades and the Decima Flottiglia MAS fought for the RSI during its entire existence.
- Following the tradition of the Black Brigades, the jawless death's head adorns the black helmet of the icon used to create the unit in the game.
- Invasion of China Casualties of a mass panic during a June 1941 Japanese bombing of Chongqing.
- The bombing of Chongqing (from February 18 1938 to August 23 1943) was a Japanese terror bombing campaign on the Chinese provisional capital of Chongqing.
- It was given the task of clearing an area on the south shore of the Scheldt around the Dutch town of Breskens called the "Breskens pocket".
- Units of the British XXX Corps were holding the bridges at Dinant, Givet, and Namur and U.S. units were about to take over.
- On the ground, the British XXX Corps would advance into Holland and link up with the airborne forces.
- Montgomery launched a swift assault - Operation Market Garden - aimed at seizing the Rhine River town of Arnhem, and pushing the British XXX Corps.
- The Burma National Army served as the armed forces of the Burmese government created by the Japanese during World War II and fought in the Burma Campaign.
- Establishment of the Burma National Army After operations ceased in the spring of 1942, the BIA was disbanded.
- Aung San became Minister of Defence in the new regime, and also Commander-in-Chief of the renamed Burma National Army, with the rank of Major General.
- For more details on this topic, see Cactus Air Force.
- The Allies created a combined air formation, Cactus Air Force, establishing air superiority during the daylight hours.
- During most of the campaign, the primary mission of the Cactus Air Force was to intercept Japanese bombers and fighters.
- The Cairo Declaration is a document of international law, and stipulates Taiwan is an unalienable part of China's territory, it says.
- Claire Phillips was interviewed for the "This Is Your Life" show of radio, and later, TV fame.
- Without the coastwatchers the vital battle for Guadalcanal might have been lost.
- The coastwatchers later became the foundation stone for the Allied Intelligence Bureau.
- There are many stories about the exploits of Z Special and the Coastwatchers in WW2, much of it is still secreted away in vaults somewhere.
- Even before NORDWIND had ended the 6th Army Group commander was preparing to eliminate the Colmar Pocket in southern Alsace.
- The Nineteenth Army was largely destroyed during the battle for the Colmar Pocket in January and February 1945.
- From there, it traces the company-s advance over the Vosges Mountains, through the Colmar Pocket and across Germany to Austria.
- The Commissar order is a different order.
- The conference is designed to bring milbloggers together for one full day of interesting discussion on topics associated with milblogging.
- The conference was one in a long line of disarmament conferences that had been occuring since the end of World War I.
- A cycle is an element of a homology class.
- A cycle is anything round, in the physical sense (e.g.
- Cycle was the start of a wider allied evacuation from western France - Operation Ariel.
- The D-Day Dodgers is a term for those Allied serviceman who fought in Italy during the Second World War.
- Dahl was surprised to find that he would not be trained in aerial combat, or even how to fly the Gladiator.
- Dahl was uneasy about this and having to round up hundreds of German civilians, but managed to complete his orders.
- Tactical air support was provided by 1,000 planes of the Desert Air Force.
- In February 1943 he volunteered for the Polish Fighting Team, also known as the " Skalski's Circus", attached to the Desert Air Force.
- Aviation readers will be thrilled by recognition of the Desert Air Force's contribution, too often neglected.
* Agano Class Cruiser
* Alexander Foote
* Anthony Sawoniuk
* Anzio War Cemetery
* Burma Road
* Dutch Underground Press
* Eagle Squadron
* Elsie Mitchell
* Erich Brandenberger
* Ernst Lindemann
* Flensburg Government
* Fort Hertz
* Four Powers
* Free Thai Movement
* Gas Van
* German Fifth Army
* Gothic Line
* Gross-Rosen Concentration Camp
* Henderson Field
* Hossbach Memorandum
* Hungarian Third Army
* Italian First Army
* Japanese Devils
* Kai Holst
* Kovno Ghetto
* Leif Larsen
* Little Norway
* Lydden Spout Battery
* M-Class Blimps
* Manchester Blitz
* Manila Massacre
* Max Manus
* Mccollum Memo
* Merville Gun Battery
* Monte La Difensa
* My Japan
* Operation Ariel
* Operation Bagration
* Operation Barclay
* Operation Candytuft
* Operation Cartwheel
* Operation Chicago
* Operation Detroit
* Operation Diadem
* Operation Dove
* Operation Dragoon
* Operation Felix
* Operation Forager
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* Operation Keelhaul
* Operation Krohcol
* Operation Lost
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* Pacific War Council
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* Potsdam Declaration
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* Ruhr Pocket
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* Small Box Girder
* Special Intelligence Service
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* Ss Polizei Division
* Straight Flush
* Strategic Bombing Survey
* Third Battle of Kharkov
* Tiger Legion
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* Wanda Radio Station
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