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".

 

July 1939-1945


  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • 30
  • 1
    Second Battle of El Alamein begins
    ▶1942
  • 2
    Operation Gardening
    ▶1944
  • 3
    Operation Catapult
    ▶1940
  • 4
    German occupation of the Channel Island Sark
    ▶1940
  • 5
    British destroyer HMS Whirlwind sunk "by U-34, SW of Ireland"
    ▶1940
  • 6
    British sub HMS Shark sunk
    ▶1940
    U.S light cruiser USS Helena sunk
    ▶1943
    Norway declares war on Japan
    ▶1945
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
    British sub HMS Salmon sunk
    ▶1940
    Enigma key broken
    ▶1941
    U.S minesweeper USS Swerve sunk
    ▶1944
  • 10
    The Battle of Britain begins
    ▶1940
    U.S destroyer USS Maddox sunk "by land-based aircraft bombs"
    ▶1943
  • 11
    British destroyer HMS Defender sunk
    ▶1941
    U.S minesweeper USS Sentinel sunk
    ▶1943
  • 12
  • 13
    U.S destroyer USS Gwin sunk "Battle of Kolombangara, by Japanese torpedoes"
    ▶1945
  • 14
    Italy declares war on Japan
    ▶1945
  • 15
  • 16
    Hitler signs directive no 16, Operation "Sea Lion"
    ▶1940
    The Second atomic bomb test is successfully exploded
    ▶1945
  • 17
    British submarine HMS Phoenix sunk "by Italian torpedo boat Albatros"
    ▶1940
  • 18
    Mein Kampf is published
    ▶1925
  • 19
  • 20
    British destroyer HMS Brazen sunk
    ▶1940
    British destroyer HMS Isis sunk
    ▶1944
    Assassination Hitler, "Operation Valkyrie"
    ▶1944
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
    The British "Home Guard" is officially established
    ▶1940
  • 24
    U.S destroyer escort USS Underhill sunk "by kaiten suicide torpedo"
    ▶1945
  • 25
    Operation Most III
    ▶1944
  • 26
    U.S submarine USS Robalo sunk "probably by naval mine"
    ▶1944
  • 27
    British submarine B-1 ex HMS Sunfish sunk "lost on passage to USSR with Soviet crew"
    ▶1944
  • 28
  • 29
    British destroyer HMS Delight sunk
    ▶1940
    U.S destroyer USS Callaghan sunk "by Kamikaze aircraft"
    ▶1945
  • 30
  • 31
    U.S sub USS Grunion sunk "fate unknown, possibly rammed by Kano Maru"
    ▶1942
    U.S heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis sunk "by Jap sub I-58"
    ▶1945
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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.]