Military Information & Intelligence

This section provides information about many topics realted to the organization and operation of the military in the U.S. and other countries as well as related topics with a military flavor.

Pilots of the United States Army Air Transport Command studying a map, 1941
Pilots of the United States Army Air Transport Command studying a map, 1941.

Today in WW II: 29 Apr 1945 British Lancaster bombers airdrop food to aid the starving Netherlands civilian population [Operation Manna].  More 
29 Apr 1945 Adolf Hitler and mistress Eva Braun are married in a civil ceremony at the Führerbunker in Berlin.
29 Apr 1945 Dachau concentration camp near Munich liberated with the guards' surrender to US troops.
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