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".

 

March 1939-1945


  • Sunday
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  • Friday
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  • 1
    ▶1944
    Adolf Hitler orders generals to create a plan for invasion Denmark and Norway
    ▶1940
  • 2
    British destroyer HMS Stonghold sunk "in action, surface craft, South of Java"
    ▶1942
  • 3
    British trawler converted minesweeper H.M.T Cobbers sunk "by German bombing off Lowestoft"
    ▶1941
  • 4
    Operation Claymore
    ▶1941
  • 5
    Supermarine Spitfire designed by R. J. Mitchell, first flight
    ▶1936
  • 6
    British midget submarine, XE-craft HMS XE11 sunk "collided with boom defence vessel in Loch Striven, later salvaged"
    ▶1945
  • 7
    Battle of Remagen
    ▶1945
  • 8
    Dutch forces surrender to the Japanese on Java an island of modern-day Indonesia
    ▶1942
  • 9
  • 10
    British corvette HMS Asphodel sunk "by U-575, N Atlantic"
    ▶1944
  • 11
    Soviet Union and Finland sign a peace treaty, Finland surrenders, Viipuri and Hango
    ▶1940
    U.S. President Roosevelt signs Lend Lease Act
    ▶1941
  • 12
    British destroyer HMS Lightning sunk "by E-boat torpedo, C Mediterranean"
    ▶1943
  • 13
    Assassination plot against Hitler fails, "Operation Spark"
    ▶1940
    Luftwaffe bombers attacked targets in the Clydebank area
    ▶1941
  • 14
    Polish gov, in France, reveals Hitler attempted to persuade Poland to invade Ukraine
    ▶1940
  • 15
    British destroyer HMS Vortigern sunk "by E-boat torpedo off Cromer, E England"
    ▶1942
    Third Battle of Monte Cassino
    ▶1944
  • 16
    † James Isbister born in 1913 in Orkney - first British civilian casualty of WWII
    ▶1940
    Assassination plot against Hitler fails, "Berghof, Obersalzberg"
    ▶1944
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  • 20
    British HMS Heythrop sunk "by U-652, E Mediterranean"
    ▶1942
    U.S. Pattons troops capture Mainz, Germany
    ▶1945
  • 21
    Assassination plot against Hitler fails, "Zeughaus, Berlin"
    ▶1943
    Operation Carthage
    ▶1945
  • 22
  • 23
    The Reichstag passes the Enabling Act, making Adolf Hitler dictator of Germany
    ▶1933
  • 24
    Ardeatine massacre 335, reprisal for partisans attack on S.S. Police Regiment Bozen
    ▶1944
    Operation Varsity
    ▶1945
  • 25
    Yugoslavia joins Axis powers, signing Tripartite Pact
    ▶1941
    ▶1944
  • 26
    Italian navy attacks British fleet using manned torpedoes Suda Bay, Crete
    ▶1941
    British HMS Jaguar sunk "by U-652, E Mediterranean"
    ▶1942
  • 27
    British HMS Dasher sunk "internal explosion, Sth of Cumbrae Island, W Scotland"
    ▶1943
    Germany launches last of their V-2 rockets
    ▶1945
  • 28
    British HMS Campbeltown sunk "as explosion vessel at St Nazaire"
    ▶1942
    Argentina declares war on Germany
    ▶1945
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  • 30
    Japan establishes own government in Nanking, capital of Nationalist China
    ▶1940
    British destroyer HMS Laforey sunk "by U-223, N of Sicily"
    ▶1944
  • 31
    British cruiser HMS Bonadventure sunk "by Italian submarine Ambra, S of Crete"
    ▶1941
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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.]