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".

 

June 1939-1945


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  • 1
    British destroyers HMS Basilisk, HMS Havant and HMS Keith sunk "by aircraft bombs, off Dunkirk, France
    ▶1940
  • 2
    Operation Frantic
    ▶1944
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    D-Day
    ▶1944
    British destroyer HMS Wrestler "damaged beyond repair, mine off Normandy"
    ▶1944
  • 7
    U.S a-carrier USS Yorktown sunk "Battle of Midway, after being torpedoed by Japanese submarine I-168"
    ▶1942
  • 8
    British a-carrier HMS Glorious, destroyers HMS Acasta & HMS Ardent sunk "by gunfire, "Scharnhorst" & "Gneisenau", of Narvik, Norway"
    ▶1940
  • 9
    British corvette HMS Mimosa sunk "by U-124, W Atlantic"
    ▶1942
    British cruiser HMS Durban sunk "Mulberry Hbr, Normandy"
    ▶1944
  • 10
    Italy declares war on Britain and France
    ▶1940
  • 11
    Australia, New Zealand and South Africa declares war on Italy
    ▶1940
  • 12
    British cruiser HMS Calypso sunk "by Italian submarine Bagnolini, S of Crete"
    ▶1940
  • 13
    Second German V-1 rocket attack Britain
    ▶1944
    British destroyer HMS Broadicea sunk "aircraft torpedo, Channel"
    ▶1944
  • 14
    Germans enter Paris
    ▶1940
  • 15
    Operation Battleaxe
    ▶1941
    Croatia joins the Axis powers by signing the Tripartite Pact
    ▶1941
  • 16
    British cruiser HMS Hermione sunk "by U-205, E Mediterranean"
    ▶1942
  • 17
    ▶1944
    British destroyer HMS Whild Swan sunk "Western Approaches"
    ▶1942
  • 18
    Hitler and Mussolini meet in Munich
    ▶1940
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    Operation Bellicose
    ▶1943
  • 21
    Allies surrender at Tobruk, Libya
    ▶1942
    British destroyer HMS Fury "damaged by mine off Normandy"
    ▶1944
  • 22
    Germany launches Operation Barbarossa
    ▶1941
    U.S. President Roosevelt signs the GI bill
    ▶1944
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  • 24
    British destroyer HMS Swift sunk "by mine off Normandy"
    ▶1944
  • 25
    Eisenhower assumes command of U.S. troops in Europe
    ▶1942
  • 26
    Turkey declares nonbelligerency
    ▶1940
    U.N. Charter is signed in San Francisco
    ▶1945
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    British destroyer HMS Waterhen sunk "by aircraft bombs, off Sollum, Egypt"
    ▶1941
  • 30
    Night of the long knives, S.S. shoot S.A. leader Rohm
    ▶1934
    German occupation of the Channel Islands
    ▶1940
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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.]