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: 4 Apr 1939 Slovak-Hungarian War ends with Slovakia ceding eastern territories to Hungary.  More 
4 Apr 1941 Axis forces capture Benghazi, Libya.
4 Apr 1944 Start of Battle of Kohima, India, with invading Japanese forces pitted against British and Indian troops [4 Apr - 22 Jun].
4 Apr 1945 American troops liberate Ohrdruf death camp in Germany, the first encountered by US units.
4 Apr 1945 War ends in Hungary with the expulsion of the last German troops.
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Military Information & Intelligence

This section includes links to Olive-Drab.com pages that cover organization and units of the U.S. Department of Defense as well as the MOD organizations of many of the world's nations. Beyond that, you will find here information about diverse military topics including forms of military entertainment, military reference materials and intelligence sources, as well as books and videos with military subject matter.