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".

 

February 1939-1945


  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • 27
  • 28
  • 29
  • 30
  • 31
  • 1
    British HMS Welshman sunk "by U-617, off Libya"
    ▶1941
    Ecuador declares war on Germany and Japan
    ▶1945
  • 2
    Battle of Stalingrad ends
    ▶1943
  • 3
    American forces invade and capture the Marshall Islands
    ▶1944
  • 4
  • 5
    Battle of Keren
    ▶1941
  • 6
  • 7
    British midget submarine, X-craft X22 sunk "lost in collision with HMS Syrtis, Pentland Firth, N Scotland"
    ▶1944
  • 8
    Paraguay declares war on Germany and Japan
    ▶1945
  • 9
    British HMS Alyssum sunk "ex free French navy U-654, W Atlantic"
    ▶1942
    British HMS Erica sunk "by mine, NE of Benghazi, Libya"
    ▶1943
  • 10
  • 11
    Canadian corvette HMCS Spikenard sunk "by U-136, N Atlantic"
    ▶1942
  • 12
    British HMS Maori sunk "during air raid on Grand Harbour, Malta"
    ▶1942
    Peru declares war on Germany and Japan
    ▶1945
  • 13
    Dresden firebombing, 2017, 71st anniversary
    ▶1945
    British HMS Denbigh Castle sunk "damaged by U-922, N Russia"
    ▶1945
  • 14
    British HMS Kung Wo sunk "Pompong Isl, Dutch East Indies"
    ▶1942
    Battle of Kasserine Pass, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
    ▶1943
  • 15
    Venezuela declares war on Germany and Japan
    ▶1945
    British HMS Bluebell sunk "by U-boat, Barents Sea, Arctic"
    ▶1945
  • 16
    ▶1945
    HMS Cossack removes 303 British POWs from Altmark
    ▶1940
  • 17
    U.S. troops land on Eniwetok atoll, Operation Catchpole
    ▶1944
  • 18
    British HMS Daring sunk "U-23, Duncansby Head, N Scotland"
    ▶1940
    British HMS Penelope sunk "U-410, Anzio area, W Italy"
    ▶1944
  • 19
    U.S. Executive Order 9066 prescribe certain areas as military zones
    ▶1942
    Japanese 1st Air Fleet attacks allied ships at Broome and Darwin
    ▶1942
  • 20
    British HMS Warwick sunk "by U-413, off W Cornwall, SW England"
    ▶1944
    British HMS Vervain sunk "by U-1276, off SE Dungarvan, Ireland"
    ▶1945
  • 21
    Hideki Tojo, Prime Minister of Japan makes himself "military czar"
    ▶1944
  • 22
  • 23
    U.S. Pres Roosevelt orders MacArthur to Aust from Philippines
    ▶1942
    U.S. Marines raise flag Iwo Jima
    ▶1945
  • 24
  • 25
    British HMS Exmoor sunk "E-boat S-30, Lowestoft, E England"
    ▶1941
    British HMS Mahratta sunk "U-990, Barents Sea, Arctic"
    ▶1944
  • 26
    British trawler minesweeper Christabelle sunk "mine off Fuglo Head, Faroes"
    ▶1941
    Syria declares war on Germany and Japan
    ▶1945
  • 27
    USS Langley (CV-1) sunk
    ▶1942
    British HMS Electra & HMS Jupiter sunk "surface craft, Java Sea"
    ▶1942
  • 28
    Operation Biting ended
    ▶1942
  • 1
  • 2

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.]