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1. THIS DAY IN WORLD WAR 2 (11th December
Hitler meets with senior commanders regarding the forthcoming Ardennes offensive
On the Western Front...
US 1st Army attacks around Pier, Schophoven, Merken, Vilvenich, Geich, Hoven, Merode, and Schlicht
British 8th Army crosses the Lamone River and pushes to the Fosso Vecchio canal
In the Pacific...
US 6th Army is fighting around Mt Cabungaan and along Ormoc Bay, splitting Japanese defences on Leyte Island into two pockets. Offshore,
USN destroyer Reid is sunk by Japanese aircraft off Leyte Island, but USFEAF and USMC aircraft sink three Japanese supply ships
IJN auxiliary sub chaser Cha-76 is sunk by USN submarine Sea Owl in the East China Sea
Japanese 23rd Army begins to withdraw from some outlying localities to focus on control of key strongpoints.
RN Task Force 64 with
destroyers Napier and Nepal and supporting warships bombard Japanese
positions along the Arakan coast in support of 15th Corps operations
Today's Air Raids...
Antwerp, Belgium by three V-2 rockets
Frankfurt, Mannheim, Hanau, Giessen and targets of opportunity in Germany by US 8th Air Force
Vienna and military targets in Austria by US 15th Air Force
Urft Dam, Osterfeld, Duisburg, Hanover, Hamburg and military targets in Germany by RAF Bomber Command
Po Valley, Italy by US 12th Air Force
Borneo, Molucca Islands, and offshore shipping by US FEAF, sinking
Japanese vessel No. 2 Sumiyoshi Maru
Iwo Jima by US 7th Air Force
Hai Duoung, Indochina by US 14th Air Force
Canton and Kengtung, China by US 14th Air Force
Hpaklon supply depot, supply dumps,
transportation lines, and other targets around Mongmit, Man Aitau,
Ho-hko, Pa-mao, Hsipaw, Lawa, Myitson, Pemnego, Nam Pan, Hsenwi, and
Nawnpeng, Burma by US 10th Air Force
Thedaw airfield and Meiktila airfield, Burma by RAF aircraft
2. TODAY IN MY LIFE
Blogging and prep for a new marketing campaign
Twitter Followers = 1,842 (down 2)
Non-followed Tweeps unfollowing = 1
Unfollowers Eliminated = 1
New Followers followed back = 0
Spammers not followed back = 0
3. TODAY'S SELF-OBSERVATION
If Tuesday was a bit of a downer, Wednesday was the opposite! Virgin Media cable guy made me first on his list and I got nice new HD cable box with Tivo and a new wi-fi router to play with! Today's client was EARLY and the session was a total success! Shame the internet was down until around 9am this morning! Never mind, not was fortunately not critical.
With missus off to a minor works do hotfoot from work, I have lots of time to myself today, which I will spend as wisely as I can. It's an easy day to have he Attitude of Gratitude!
4. TODAY'S QUESTION FOR YOU
Are you making best use of the good things you have?
5. TODAY'S WEATHER IN BRADFORD
Squally and wintry showers during the day. The strong westerly wind will ease and swing south-westerly by evening, but the rain will become continuous and often heavy.
Max Temp = 3 degC
Min Temp = 2 degC
Sunrise at 08:14
Sunset at 15:46
Weathertrack: A depression in the mid-Atlantic will ride the jetstream, deepen rapidly and move rapidly east, crossing Britain overnight
Air Pressure: 1002 milibars and falling
6. TODAY'S ONELINER
Turn off the TV and read a book. It's called thinking outside the box :D
7. NOW THAT'S FUNNY!
Spike Milligan - Pakistani Daleks classic! :D
When a blue whale dives into the water, its head is already deeper than
most scuba divers dare to go before its tail leaves the surface of
9. ZEN WISDOM
As long as we are human, we are bound to make mistakes. What
distinguishes a forward-looking person from an intransigent one, a
virtuous person from a dishonest one, however, is whether one can
candidly admit to one’s mistakes and take bold steps to redress them.