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Battle of Wuhan

  1. It was the first major conflict to occur following the Chinese defeat at the Battle of Wuhan.
  2. 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.
  3. Japanese troops had tried to approach Nanchang during the Battle of Wuhan, but they were stopped at Xiushui River (see Battle of Xiushui River).

Armia Ludowa

  1. Instead, efforts of the Soviet-backed Armia Ludowa were glorified and exaggerated.
  2. 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[9]. (Web site)
  3. AL (Armia Ludowa) – People's Army, a very small Communist-led military organization, created in Jan.

Air Transport Command

  1. In that manner Squadron 13 of the Air Transport Command was born. (Web site)
  2. When relieved of this assignment, he returned to Long Beach, Calif., as deputy commander of the Sixth Ferrying Group, Air Transport Command.
  3. The U.S. Air Transport Command flew the dangerous 500-mile route, known as the Hump, over the Himalayan Mountains. (Web site)

Red Army

  1. The Red Army was growing increasingly stronger, and launched a major offensive.
  2. The Red Army was paralyzed by Stalin’s purges.


  1. 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.
  2. The Soviets were determined to grind down attacking German units with a combination of mines and artillery fire. (Web site)
  3. The Soviets were concerned about a German counter-attack and ordered their troops onto the defensive on 1 August. (Web site)
  4. The Soviets are not impressed with the slow Churchill and the rivet-hulled Stuart. (Web site)
  5. 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

  1. Soviet forces were less than 20 kilometres away, but on the orders of Soviet High Command, they gave no assistance.
  2. Soviet forces were less than 20 km away but on the orders of Soviet High Command they gave no assistance.

Soviet Troops

  1. Soviet troops were to leave Germany by the end of 1994. (Web site)
  2. Soviet troops were stoped in Vistla for a long time becouse german forces were strong here. (Web site)


  1. Berlin was a stout place for a fight.
  2. Berlin was eventually surrounded and outward communications between Berlin and the rest of Germany were cut off.
  3. Berlin was now on fire as fighting raged through the length and breadth of the city.
  4. Berlin was on the horizon. (Web site)
  5. Berlin was the ultimate target.


  1. Initially Normandie-Niemen received 6 aircraft, next 8 were sent in March 1943 and last 4 at the end of April 1943. (Web site)
  2. General Charles de Gaulle established the Normandie-Niemen squadron in 1942 to help the Allies fight on the Eastern Front.
  3. By mid-summer 1943 the skies over western Russia was controlled by the Soviet Air Force including the Normandie-Niemen group.

Neutrality Pact

  1. Turkey decided to remain neutral so as not to alienate the Allies, however it also signed a neutrality pact with Germany.
  2. April 13 --Japan and the USSR sign neutrality pact.
  3. 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. (Web site)


  1. Achtmaal is a little village in the South of the Netherlands falling under the municipality of Zundert.
  2. Achtmaal was liberated on October 27, 1944 by the United States Army 104th Infantry Division, 415th regiment. (Web site)

Airborne Forces

  1. Airborne forces are military units set up to be moved by aircraft and dropped into battle behind enemy lines.
  2. Airborne forces are military units, usually light infantry, set up to be moved by aircraft and 'dropped' into battle. (Web site)
  3. Airborne forces are still a part of armies today with the 82nd Airborne Division being the largest formation of paratroopers in the world. (Web site)


  1. Anti-Slavism was the movement that existed throughout World War II, parallel with the Anti-Semitism. (Web site)

Arajs Commando

  1. This was the method used by Arajs commando in the Bikernieki murders and in most small-town killings.
  2. Some Latvians (the notorious Arajs commando) were also involved in murdering of Jewish population. (Web site)
  3. 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

  1. 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.
  2. Army Group A was ordered south to capture the oil fields in the Caucasus.
  3. 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). (Web site)
  4. Army Group A was to lead the thrust into the Caucasus during Operation Blue and capture Grozny and the Baku oilfields.

Army Group Courland

  1. Bypassed by the main Soviet thrusts, Army Group Courland remained relatively intact.
  2. After the surrender, some elements of Army Group Courland briefly attempted to reform itself as a Freikorps.
  3. 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

  1. Army Group North was deployed in East Prussia and was composed of 18th and 16th infantry armies and a Panzer Army, the 4th.
  2. Army Group North was extremely vulnerable to being cut off. (Web site)
  3. Army Group North was nearly encircled as the Soviet counter-attack gained momentum.
  4. Army Group North was retiring to a fortified line.
  5. Army Group North was to move through the Baltic region and capture the city of Leningrad.

Army Group South

  1. Army Group South was marching on Kiev despite heavy rains.
  2. Army Group South was one of three army groups into which the Germans organised their forces for Operation Barbarossa. (Web site)
  3. Army Group South was selected for a sprint forward through the southern Russian steppes into the Caucasus to capture the vital Soviet oil fields. (Web site)

Arp Warden

  1. The ARP warden was trained to detect gas and would sound a rattle to let people know when to put on their gas masks.

Balkans Campaign

  1. The Balkans campaign delayed the invasion, and subsequent resistance movements in Yugoslavia and Greece tied up valuable Axis forces.
  2. 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. (Web site)
  3. It took part in the 1941 Balkans Campaign and then joined Army Group South in Operation Barbarossa after it was already underway. (Web site)

Battle of Budapest

  1. 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

  1. Battle of Changde ( November 2 - December 20) - Chinese victory, Japanese use biological and chemical weapons.
  2. Error creating thumbnail: The Battle of Changde, called the Stalingrad of the East.
  3. Main article: Battle of Changde A vigorous, fluctuating battle for Changde in China's Hunan province began on November 2, 1943.

Battle of Gemmano

  1. Fighting was heavy, and the Battle of Gemmano has been called the " Cassino of the Adriatic" by some historians. (Web site)
  2. It suffered especially heavy casualties during the Battle of Gemmano and in the Rimini area.

Battle of Lenino

  1. This army-s baptism of fire took place at the battle of Lenino (Belarus) in October 1943. (Web site)
  2. In 1943, after the Battle of Lenino, the commander of Polish Soviet-backed 1 st Corps Zygmunt Berling awarded several soldiers with the medal. (Web site)

Battle of Nanchang

  1. In the Battle of Nanchang, the Japanese deployed the largest artillery forces during the Sino-Japanese War. (Web site)
  2. The Battle of Xiushui River was fought in March 1939 as part of the Battle of Nanchang, northeast of Nanchang, China.
  3. This is the "Battle of Nanchang" reference article from the English Wikipedia.

Battle of Poljana

  1. The Battle of Poljana was the last battle of World War Two on European soil.

Battle of Xiushui River

  1. The Battle of Xiushui River was fought in March 1939 as part of the Battle of Nanchang northeast of Nanchang, China.


  1. Bendlerblock is a military building, which includes a memorial to Von Stauffenberg, who was executed at the site in July 1944.
  2. The Bendlerblock is a building in Berlin, located in the Stauffenbergstrasse (formerly Bendlerstrasse), south of the Tiergarten.
  3. The Bendlerblock is a building in Berlin, located in the Stauffenbergstra--e, south of the Tiergarten. (Web site)
  4. The Bendlerblock is a building in Berlin, near Tiergarten. (Web site)

Bismarck Archipelago Campaign

  1. The Bismarck Archipelago Campaign would then deliver the final blow to the Japanese stronghold.
  2. With the Admiralties captured, the Allies entered the final phase of the Bismarck Archipelago Campaign.
  3. With the occupation of Emirau, all the objectives of the Bismarck Archipelago Campaign had been realized.

Biuletyn Informacyjny

  1. On February 25, the official organ of the Armia Krajowa, Biuletyn Informacyjny, called the Kotwica "the sign of the underground Polish Army". (Web site)
  2. The first issue of Information Bulletin (Biuletyn Informacyjny) newspaper is published. (Web site)
  3. The two main daily newspapers were government-run Rzeczpospolita Polska and military Biuletyn Informacyjny. (Web site)

Black Brigades

  1. The 40 Black Brigades consisted of former MVSN, former Carabinieri, former soldiers, and others still loyal to the fascist cause.
  2. Smaller units like the Black Brigades and the Decima Flottiglia MAS fought for the RSI during its entire existence.
  3. 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. (Web site)

Bombing of Chongqing

  1. Invasion of China Casualties of a mass panic during a June 1941 Japanese bombing of Chongqing.
  2. 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.

Breskens Pocket

  1. 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".

British Xxx Corps

  1. Units of the British XXX Corps were holding the bridges at Dinant, Givet, and Namur and U.S. units were about to take over. (Web site)
  2. On the ground, the British XXX Corps would advance into Holland and link up with the airborne forces.
  3. Montgomery launched a swift assault - Operation Market Garden - aimed at seizing the Rhine River town of Arnhem, and pushing the British XXX Corps.

Burma National Army

  1. 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. (Web site)
  2. Establishment of the Burma National Army After operations ceased in the spring of 1942, the BIA was disbanded.
  3. 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. (Web site)

Cactus Air Force

  1. For more details on this topic, see Cactus Air Force. (Web site)
  2. The Allies created a combined air formation, Cactus Air Force, establishing air superiority during the daylight hours.
  3. During most of the campaign, the primary mission of the Cactus Air Force was to intercept Japanese bombers and fighters. (Web site)

Cairo Declaration

  1. The Cairo Declaration is a document of international law, and stipulates Taiwan is an unalienable part of China's territory, it says. (Web site)

Claire Phillips

  1. Claire Phillips was interviewed for the "This Is Your Life" show of radio, and later, TV fame.


  1. Without the coastwatchers the vital battle for Guadalcanal might have been lost. (Web site)
  2. The coastwatchers later became the foundation stone for the Allied Intelligence Bureau. (Web site)
  3. 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. (Web site)

Colmar Pocket

  1. Even before NORDWIND had ended the 6th Army Group commander was preparing to eliminate the Colmar Pocket in southern Alsace.
  2. The Nineteenth Army was largely destroyed during the battle for the Colmar Pocket in January and February 1945.
  3. From there, it traces the company-s advance over the Vosges Mountains, through the Colmar Pocket and across Germany to Austria.

Commissar Order

  1. The Commissar order is a different order. (Web site)


  1. The conference is designed to bring milbloggers together for one full day of interesting discussion on topics associated with milblogging. (Web site)
  2. The conference was one in a long line of disarmament conferences that had been occuring since the end of World War I. (Web site)


  1. A cycle is an element of a homology class.
  2. A cycle is anything round, in the physical sense (e.g.
  3. Cycle was the start of a wider allied evacuation from western France - Operation Ariel.

D-Day Dodgers

  1. The D-Day Dodgers is a term for those Allied serviceman who fought in Italy during the Second World War.


  1. Dahl was surprised to find that he would not be trained in aerial combat, or even how to fly the Gladiator.
  2. Dahl was uneasy about this and having to round up hundreds of German civilians, but managed to complete his orders.

Desert Air Force

  1. Tactical air support was provided by 1,000 planes of the Desert Air Force.
  2. In February 1943 he volunteered for the Polish Fighting Team, also known as the " Skalski's Circus", attached to the Desert Air Force. (Web site)
  3. Aviation readers will be thrilled by recognition of the Desert Air Force's contribution, too often neglected.

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