POSTERS OF THE WORLD WAR II ERA
MARCH TIME-LINE EVENTS:
March 14:Germany invades Czechoslovakia. [ Link to the story ]
March 1: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Lend-Lease bill
March 18: Mussolini and Hitler announce their alliance against England and France.1943
March 2-3: Battle of the Bismarck Sea
March 16-20: Battle of Atlantic climaxes with 27 merchant ships sunk by German U-boats.
[ Link to more about the Battle of the Atlantic ]
March 20-28: Montgomery's Eighth Army breaks through the MarethLine in Tunisia.
March 29: Meat rationing begins in the U.S.
March 24: The Fosse Ardeantine Cave Massacre is carried out by SS Colonel Krappler.
March 24-25: TheGreat Escape - European Theater
March 9: U.S. B-24 bombers attack Tokyo, starting fires that will kill more than 120,000.
March 16: U.S. Marines captures the Japanese held island of Iwo Jima after a month-long struggle. The 8-square-mile island was Japan's last line of radar defense to warn against American air attacks.
Popular WW2 era songs : Note: "Pop ups" for ads or programs may appear from this link. They may be deleted or ignored. You need not download a program to watch or listen to the video.
"Praise the Lord And Pass The Ammunition"
"BoogieWoogie Bugle Boy Of Company B" A swinging tune sung by the Andrews Sisters. This number was very popular in the 1940's.
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L C. Herst gallery of fine art [Click here]
The Smart Site for Kittens [Click here]
WWII memoir t-shirts [ Click here ]
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