Events Leading up to War

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November

      Drama in space

     Would you like to take a trip through outer space?

     The following NASA web movies (scroll down) lets you ride along with Asteroid 2012 DA14. Click to activate movie, and if you go

to http://eyes.nasa.gov you can do some more exploring. 

 

Japanese naval code is profoundly changed, HY009 a new Imperial Fleet signal system instituted.Dec 28---Famous phrase in American popular culture, “Sighted Sub, Sank same.” 

A Special 75th Anniversary pdf on the Bataan era.

Worthwhile sites to visit: Maywood Bataan Organization mbdo 

and also a LINK to 1st Lt. Emmett Gibson, a survivor with actual accounts http://192nd.com, and the Bataan Commemorative Research Project (Provisio East High School) BataanProject

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Highlights of WW II

 

1941​

January highlights

February highlights

March highlights

April highlights

May highlights

Yes, the low power transmissions which were supposed to go only about 100 miles were fanned out due to solar hitting the ionosphere and carried all over the Pacific basin, as far as the West Coast. Far-north weather reports from Baffenland start guiding Lend-Lease pilots across the “North Atlantic highway in the sky” route.

November

and gold major’s leaves.  Major Capra began work in Washington D.C., on February 15, 1942.   He became the commanding officer of the Film Production Section of the Information Division of Special Services, under Brig-Gen. Osborn