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THIS DAY IN WORLD WAR 2 (25th January 1943)
the Russian Front...
The Soviet Don Front calls for German 6th Army in Stalingrad to surrender, but
General Paulus, in compliance of Hitler's order, refuses.
The German 1st Panzer Army, now hopelessly outflanked, retreats toward Rostov.
Italian General Giovanni Messe is appointed commander of all Axis forces in North Africa.
In the Mediterranean...
U-431 sinks three defenceless Syrian vessels.
Italian vessel Teodolinda sunk by RN submarine HMS Unruffled
British General Kenneth Anderson is appointed commander of all Allied forces in Tunisia.
In the Atlantic...
British vessel Lackenby sunk by U-624
US vessel City of Flint sunk by U-575
In the Pacific...
Japanese forces on Guadalcanal withdraw to evacuation points
Today's Air Raids...
Flushing, Netherlands by RAF Bomber Command and RAF Fighter Command
Northern France on military targets by US 8th Air Force Fighters
Wake Island by US 7th Air Force
Henderson Field by Japanese aircraft
Munda Airfield, New Georgia Island by US 13th Air Force
Ballale, Shortland Islands by US 13th Air Force
Rekata Bay, Santa Isabel Island by US 13th Air Force
Lae and Finschhafen, New Guinea by US 5th Air Force
Gasmata and Cape Gloucester, New Britain by US 5th Air Force
Rangoon, Myitnge, Mandalay, and Naba, Burma by US 10th Air Force
2.TODAY IN MY LIFE
Blogging and client follow-up first thing.
A brief missus time before shift 1 of the weekend job
Missus time in the evening.
Twitter Followers = 1,614 (no change)
Nonfollowed eliminated = 0
Unfollowers eliminated = 1
3. TODAY'S SELF-OBSERVATION
A potentially lucrative January has been scuppered by bailing out daughter, equipment for Son and a truly horrendous energy bill due in February. Oh well never mind! An originally busy weekend will now be a standard weekend as my new business venture has collapsed and snow has postponed a client. Plodding on with inner peace is the theme of today.
4. TODAY'S QUESTION FOR YOU
Are you clear in your own mind where you want your life to go?
5. TODAY'S WEATHER IN BRADFORD
Dry and cloudy most of the day.
Heavy snow moving in late afternoon will persist until after midnight.
Wind will be moderate and south-easterly, veering south-westerly overnight.
Max Temp = 1 degC
Min Temp = -3 degC
Sunrise at 08:05
Sunset at 16:34
6. TODAY'S ONELINER
I always thought by 2013 we would have flying cars. Instead, we have blankets with sleeves. : D
7. NOW THAT'S FUNNY!
Elis James on Russell Howard's Good News
The song "American Pie" is named after the aircraft in which Buddy Holly died.
9. THE WISDOM I'VE LEARNED FROM OTHERS
"Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing those you hold well." - Josh Billings