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24 Dec 44: In the Battle of the Bulge, Belgian nurse Augusta Chiwy is presumed killed in Bastogne when her aid station is shelled. Decades later she is discovered alive and well and is knighted by Belgium and honored by the US Army. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=1224&s=441224 #WWII

24 Dec 44: In the Battle of the Bulge, Belgian nurse Augusta Chiwy is presumed killed in Bastogne when her aid station is shelled. Decades later she is discovered alive and well and is knighted by Belgium and honored by the US Army. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=1224&s=441224 #WWII

01 Jun 41: Famous American aviator and test pilot, Mildred "Micky" Tuttle marries David Axton and takes her husband's last name. Mickey was one of the first three WASP (Women AirForce Service Pilots) to be trained as a test pilot and was the first woman to fly a B-29. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0601&s=410601 #WWII

01 Jun 41: Famous American aviator and test pilot, Mildred "Micky" Tuttle marries David Axton and takes her husband's last name. Mickey was one of the first three WASP (Women AirForce Service Pilots) to be trained as a test pilot and was the first woman to fly a B-29. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0601&s=410601 #WWII

22 Jan 44: Day 1 of 136 of the Battle of Anzio. In an effort to end the costly stalemate at Monte Cassino, Italy, the US 5th Army lands two divisions against German forces at Anzio, 30 miles south of Rome. What might have been a quick, decisive victory turned into months of heavy fighting. #WWII #History

22 Jan 44: Day 1 of 136 of the Battle of Anzio. In an effort to end the costly stalemate at Monte Cassino, Italy, the US 5th Army lands two divisions against German forces at Anzio, 30 miles south of Rome. What might have been a quick, decisive victory turned into months of heavy fighting. #WWII #History

09 Mar 74: After nearly thirty years of hiding in the mountains in the Philippines, 2nd Lt Hiroo Onoda, the second to the last Japanese holdout, finally surrenders after he is personally issued orders relieving him of duty by his former commander. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0309&s=740309 #WWII

09 Mar 74: After nearly thirty years of hiding in the mountains in the Philippines, 2nd Lt Hiroo Onoda, the second to the last Japanese holdout, finally surrenders after he is personally issued orders relieving him of duty by his former commander. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0309&s=740309 #WWII

31 Mar 43: The first Tokyo Rose radio broadcast of "The Zero Hour" is made, a program of jazz, popular music and news, interlaced with demoralizing commentary and appeals to surrender or sabotage the Allied war effort. It will be broadcast regularly until 12 Aug 45. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0331&s=430331 #WWII

31 Mar 43: The first Tokyo Rose radio broadcast of "The Zero Hour" is made, a program of jazz, popular music and news, interlaced with demoralizing commentary and appeals to surrender or sabotage the Allied war effort. It will be broadcast regularly until 12 Aug 45. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0331&s=430331 #WWII

27 Mar 45: The last of 1,115 V-2 rockets to reach England during WWII lands on Kynaston Road, Orpington, Kent, killing 34 year old Mrs Ivy Mildred Millichamp in her home. #WWII #History

27 Mar 45: The last of 1,115 V-2 rockets to reach England during WWII lands on Kynaston Road, Orpington, Kent, killing 34 year old Mrs Ivy Mildred Millichamp in her home. #WWII #History

27 Mar 33: An overflow crowd of 55,000, mostly Jews, attend a protest rally against Adolf Hitler at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Parallel events are are held in Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Philadelphia and 70 other locations. Jewish leaders in America will soon conclude that these protests might be making a bad situation for European Jews even worse, and will call off further public demonstrations. #WWII #History

27 Mar 33: An overflow crowd of 55,000, mostly Jews, attend a protest rally against Adolf Hitler at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Parallel events are are held in Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Philadelphia and 70 other locations. Jewish leaders in America will soon conclude that these protests might be making a bad situation for European Jews even worse, and will call off further public demonstrations. #WWII #History

18 Jul 25: Adolf Hitler's book "Mein Kampf" is published, laying out a clear road map of Nazi ideology and the evil it will bring down on the world. Over ten million copies will be sold or distributed as mandatory reading throughout the Third Reich. Outside Germany, most will dismiss the book as nothing more than fanatical rhetoric. #WWII

18 Jul 25: Adolf Hitler's book "Mein Kampf" is published, laying out a clear road map of Nazi ideology and the evil it will bring down on the world. Over ten million copies will be sold or distributed as mandatory reading throughout the Third Reich. Outside Germany, most will dismiss the book as nothing more than fanatical rhetoric. #WWII

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