Hogan's Heroes News
World War II: 72 years ago today (August 22, 1942), Brazil declares war on Germany and Italy.
World War II: 73 years ago today (August 22, 1941), the Siege of Leningrad begins.
World War II: 70 years ago yesterday (August 21, 1944), the Dumbarton Oaks Conference, the conference that would lead to the United Nations, begins; Operation Tractable ends as an Allies victory; the Falaise pocket is finally closed, trapping troops of the German 7th Army.
World War II: 72 years ago yesterday (August 21, 1942), during the Battle of the Caucasus, German troops plant the National Socialist flag on the top of Mount Elbrus, the highest point in the Caucasus.
World War II: 70 years ago Wednesday (August 20, 1944), the Battle of Chambois ends in an Allies victory as the Falaise pocket is closed; the Battle of Romania begins.
World War II 74 years ago Wednesday (August 20, 1940), British Prime Minister Winston Churchill makes his famous Never was so much owed by so many to so few speech during the Battle of Britain.
World War II: 70 years ago Tuesday (August 19, 1944), the Liberation of Paris begins as members of the French Resistance rise against the German garrison; the Battle for Hill 262 begins; Operation Bagration ends as a Soviet victory.
World War II: 72 years ago Tuesday (August 19, 1942), Operation Jubilee, the 2nd Canadian Division-led amphibious assault against Dieppe, France, ends as an Allies fiasco, with many soldiers, mostly Canadians, being either killed or captured.
World War II: 70 years ago Monday (August 18, 1944), the Battle of Chambois begins.
World War II: 71 years ago Monday (August 18, 1943), Operation Kutuzov ends as a Soviet victory.
World War II: 71 years ago Sunday (August 17, 1943), the First Quebec Conference between Prime Minister Winston Churchill, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Canadian Prime Minister Mackenzie King begins in Quebec, Canada; troops of the U.S. Seventh Army capture Messina, Italy, several hours before the arrival of troops of the British Eighth Army, completing the Allied conquest of Sicily; the U.S. Eighth Air Force loses 60 bombers in the Schweinfurt–Regensburg mission; the RAF begin Operation Hydra, the first air raid of Operation Crossbow strategic bombing campaign against Germany's V-weapon program.
World War II: 72 years ago Sunday (August 17, 1942), the U.S. Eighth Air Force conducts its first heavy bomber raid into France.
Five articles have been nominated for featured article: Major Wolfgang Hochstetter, The Prince from the Phone Company, Hold That Tiger, The Flight of the Valkyrie and The Late Inspector General.
New nominations are still needed for the Featured Article.