This Month's Honour Roll, History & Events


commemorates those members of my family tree who have paid the ultimate sacrifice, "Their Name Liveth For Evermore".

 

April 1939-1945


  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • 31
  • 1
    U.S. troops land on Okinawa
    ▶1945
  • 2
    German Lt Gen. Erwin Rommel, "the Desert Fox", recaptures Libya
    ▶1941
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
    British HMS Tenedos sunk "by aircraft during attack on Colombo"
    ▶1942
    British HMS Cornwall, HMS Dorsetshire sunk "by Japanese dive bombers, Indian Ocean"
    ▶1942
  • 6
    Germany invades Yugoslavia and Greece
    ▶1941
    British HMS Havock sunk "grounded, total loss, off Kelibia, Tunisia"
    ▶1942
  • 7
  • 8
    Operation Wilfred
    ▶1940
    British destroyer HMS Glowworm sunk "by gunfire, Admiral Hipper, off Norway"
    ▶1940
  • 9
    Germany invades Denmark and Norway
    ▶1940
    British aircraft carrier HMS Hermes sunk "by Japanese aircraft off Ceylon"
    ▶1942
  • 10
    British destroyer HMS Hardy sunk "driven ashore, gunfire, Narvik"
    ▶1940
    Siege of Tobruk starts
    ▶1941
  • 11
    British HMS Kingston sunk "by aircraft bombs, at Malta"
    ▶1942
    British HMS Beverley sunk "ex USS Branch by U-188, N Atlantic"
    ▶1943
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
    The Enigma code is deciphered
    ▶1940
    Norwegian escort destroyer Eskdale sunk "by E-boat torpedo off Lizard Head, Cornwall, SW England"
    ▶1943
  • 15
  • 16
    British HMS Mohawk sunk "torpedoed by destroyer, East of Tunisia Sunk by own"
    ▶1941
    ▶1945
  • 24
  • 25
    U.S. D-Day Utah rehearsal disaster, Tiger
    ▶1944
  • 26
    The Gestapo secret police is established in Germany
    ▶1933
  • 27
  • 28
  • 29
    Germany surrenders in Italy
    ▶1945
    British HMS Goodall sunk "ex USS Reybold by U-286, Kola Inlet, N Russia
    ▶1945
  • 30
    Adolf Hitler commits suicide with his companion Eva Braun
    ▶1945
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  • 10
  • 11

Legend:

Poppy calendar - Lest We Forget - Copyright © 2016 Graeme Watson. Indicates person's from my family tree, who were Killed in Action.

† Indicates a person of note, who was Killed in Action or Died.


[The information contained in this calendar is for general information purposes only.]