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1. THIS DAY IN WORLD WAR 2 (2nd December
On the Russian Front...
Soviet 2nd Ukrainian Front attacks around Miskolc
Soviet 3rd Ukrainian Front attacks around Budapest and Pecs
French acting president De Gaulle and General Alphonse Juin arrive Moscow for consultations. De Gaulle meets with Stalin and Soviet foreign minister Molotov
Hitler sets December 10 as the start date of the Ardennes offensive
On the Western Front...
Germans blow up dykes in Holland - the resultant flooding forces Canadian 1st Army to withdraw from bridgeheads across the Waal river
US 9th Army captures Leiffarth and Roerdorf and continues attacking around Flossdorf and Juelich
US 1st Army continues attacking in Huertgen Forest
US 3rd Army fights its way into Saarlautern, recaptures Saare-Union
US 7th Army attacks around Waldhambach, Engwiller, Meitesheim, and Selestat
In the Pacific...
Japanese vessel Communications Ship No. 142 sunk by RN submarine Sturdy off the East Indies
Japanese vessels Akigawa Maru and Hawaii Maru are sunk by USN submarine Sea Devil in the East China Sea
US 6th Army, with offshore naval artillery support, attacks around Kilay Ridge and Limon on Leyte Island
USN submarine Gunnel evacuates eleven US airmen from Palawan Island
Chiang-Kai-Shek refuses a second American request to arm the Chinese Communists
Operation To-Go (Hunan-Kwangsi Operation):
13th Infantry Division of Japanese 11th Army captures Tuhshan, whilst 3rd Infantry Division captures Pachai
On the Salween Front:
Remnants of Japanese 2nd Infantry Division and 53rd Infantry Division withdraw to the China-Burma border
Today's Air Raids...
Oberlahnstein and Bingen, Germany by US 8th Air Force
In a new tactic, US fighters, instead of staying close to the bombers, are allowed to roam free and claim 15 Luftwaffe aircraft in dogfights
Odertal and Blechhammer, Germany, and Vienna and Strasshof, Austria by US 15th Air Force
Dortmund, Hagen and Giessen, Germany by RAF Bomber Command
Netherlands a V-2 site by RAF 2nd Tactical Air Force
Celldomok, Hungary and a bridge in Czechoslovakia by US 15th Air Force
Northern Italy military targets by US 12th Air Force
Celebes Island, Boeroe Island, and shipping around Ceram Island by US FEAF, sinking a gunboat
Airfields on Negros Island and Mindanao Island as well as targets on Luzon Island by US FEAF
Iwo Jima by US 7th Air Force
Troop positions, transportation lines, and other targets around Hsenwi, Yungfengshih, Paoching, Wangling and Chiuchiang, China by US 14th Air Force
supply dumps, transportation lines, and other targets around Mayathein,
Kwingyi, Nanthe, Hsai-hkao, Hsenwi, Man Hkam, Wuntho, Tedaw, Old Lashio,
Hsipaw, Pangkyawng, Tonglau, Nam Nung, Tangon, Burma by US 10th Air Force
2. TODAY IN MY LIFE
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3. TODAY'S SELF-OBSERVATION
Sometimes the circumstances align to give you a clear message - mine is to do more reading/study! I haven't scheduled this into my week apart from breaks at the Weekend Job when there's no one to talk to. I recognize its importance and I now have to figure out where to ringfence an hour or so.
4. TODAY'S QUESTION FOR YOU
What are you doing to exercise and expand your mind?
5. TODAY'S WEATHER IN BRADFORD
Dry and cloudy with clear spells
Becoming noticably colder in a moderate north-westerly wind
Max Temp = 5 degC
Min Temp = 1 degC
Sunrise at 08:02
Sunset at 15:50
Weathertrack: A large high pressure system in the mid-Atlantic will extend over Britain and bring calm settled weather.
Air Pressure: 1018 millibars and rising rapidly
6. TODAY'S ONELINER
When the glassblower inhaled, he got a pane in the stomach. :D
7. NOW THAT'S FUNNY!
Mock The Week: Deleted lines from Star Trek
Adolf Hitler had a raspy voice as a consequence of a gas attack he suffered during WWI.
9. ZEN WISDOM
Our lives inherently possess a boundless energy. Summoning this forth,
we can break through the shell of the small self that constrains our
lives. The process of revolutionizing our own lives and helping others
to do the same, can transform society and ultimately elevate the state