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  Our Documents - Servicemen's Readjustment Act (1944)
Signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 22, 1944, this act, also known as the GI Bill, provided veterans of the Second World War funds for college education, unemployment insurance, and housing.
While World War II was still being fought, the Department of Labor estimated that, after the war, 15 million men and women who had been serving in the armed services would be unemployed.
The bill unanimously passed both chambers of Congress in the spring of 1944.
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 The Battle for Hill 112 - 1944
During two days fighting alone, 10th-11th July 1944, the 43rd (Wessex) Division suffered more than 2,000 casualties, and the slopes of the Hill were ablaze with the wrecks of British tanks (largely Churchills) knocked out by the SS Panzer units in occupation of the high ground.
By that time the crest of the hill had been turned into a vast crater-zone of shell holes, wrecked vehicles and the bodies of those who had fought and died here.
The Battles for Hill 112 were symbollic for both sides during the early days of the Normandy invasion of 1944.
www.army.mod.uk /lightinfantry/history_traditions/major_battles/hill_112_1944/index.htm   (0 words)

 1944 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar).
November 7 - U.S. presidential election, 1944: Franklin D. Roosevelt wins reelection over Republican challenger Thomas E. Dewey to become the only U.S. president to be elected to a fourth term.
November 22 - William Lyon Mackenzie King introduces conscription in Canada (see Conscription Crisis of 1944).
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Three days before the war ended in Europe, on May 4, 1945 at a ceremony at the Hastings courthouse, she was presented with the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster awarded posthumously to her son.
In June 1944, the conspiracy took a major step forward when Stauffenberg was promoted to full colonel and made the Chief-of-Staff to General Fromm.
On 6 June 1944, Allied forces landed on the European continent with the mission of occupying Nazi Germany and destroying its armed forces.
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Bradner & McQuaid Informational [Page 5] RFC 1944 Benchmarking Methodology May 1996 9.2 Frame sizes to be used on 4Mb and 16Mb token ring 54, 64, 128, 256, 1024, 1518, 2048, 4472 The frame size recommendations for token ring assume that there is no RIF field in the frames of routed protocols.
The Bradner & McQuaid Informational [Page 15] RFC 1944 Benchmarking Methodology May 1996 statement of performance MUST include a/ the measured maximum frame rate, b/ the size of the frame used, c/ the theoretical limit of the media for that frame size, and d/ the type of protocol used in the test.
This Bradner & McQuaid Informational [Page 23] RFC 1944 Benchmarking Methodology May 1996 assignment was made to minimize the chance of conflict in case a testing device were to be accidentally connected to part of the Internet.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1944.txt   (7603 words)

 USS Enterprise CV-6: 1944
On the evening of 22 January 1944, under the watchful eyes of Undersecretary of the Navy James Forrestal and Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz, an enormous striking force, designated Task Force 58, slowly filed out of Pearl Harbor and set course southwest for the Marshall Islands.
On both sides of the Pacific, it was understood that 1944 marked the year the war would be won or lost.
At night, her planes would fly combat air patrols and launch strikes against the enemy; by day her flight deck was ready to receive planes and pilots too battered to return to their home carriers, to fly CAP missions during enemy attack and to provide fighter direction for the fleet.
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 Defending the Driniumor: Covering Force Operations in New Guinea, 1944
During July and August (the period of the major fighting along the Driniumor in 1944), torrential tropical downpours are the rule, and quick runoff from the mountains results in rapid stream risings on the plain.
In mid-April 1944, during the redeployment, the elements of the 51st Division had just reached Wewak, the 20th Division was passing through the vast swamp between the Ramu and Sepik rivers, and the 41st Division was stretched out between Madang and Hansa.
By 1944 it was not uncommon for the members from the former National Guard regiment to have served with their unit for five, six, or even ten years.
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 World History 1944 -1945
On June 6, 1944, 45 Allied divisions, with almost 3 million men led by General Eisenhower, began landing on Normandy Beach in France.
In July 1944, it sponsored the U.N. Monetary and Financial Conference in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire.
On October 20, 1944, American forces began their return to the Philippines by landing on Leyte.
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By the summer of 1944, some senior figures in Germany's military believed that Hitler's leadership was dooming Germany to defeat - many believed that defeat was simply a matter of time, especially after the Russian success at Stalingrad.
Speaking at an event in Warsaw to commemorate the 1944 uprising against the Nazis, Chancellor Gerhard Schröder made clear that his government did not endorse German claims for the return of ancestral property in Poland.
Chechens were deported in huge numbers from their native land to Kazakhstan and Siberia in 1944 on the orders of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin for fighting alongside Nazi Germany in World War Two.
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 Timeline 1944
1944 Mar 10, The Irish refused to oust all Axis envoys and denied the accusation of spying on Allied troops.
1944 Jun 5, Dwight D. Eisenhower wrote a note to be issued in case the D-Day invasion turned out to be a failure: "Our landings in the Cherbourg-Havre area have failed to gain a satisfactory foothold, and I have withdrawn the troops." The note was [apparently misdated] dated July 5.
1944 The ballet "Fancy Free" was composed and choreographed by Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins (25).
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 ANZIO 1944
During the early morning hours of 22 January 1944, troops of the Fifth Army swarmed ashore on a fifteen-mile stretch of Italian beach near the prewar resort towns of Anzio and Nettuno.
The Allies launched their offensive in the south on 12 January 1944, with the French Expeditionary Corps assaulting Cassino and the British 10 Corps attempting to exploit previous gains on the Garigliano River.
During March, all of April, and the first part of May 1944, recalled one veteran, the Anzio beachhead resembled the Western Front during World War I. The vast majority of Allied casualties during this period were from air and artillery attacks, including fire from "Anzio Annie," a 280-mm.
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 World War 2: Warsaw Uprising 1944
The Warsaw Uprising of 1944 — a heroic and tragic 63-day struggle to liberate World War 2 Warsaw from Nazi/German occupation.
Undertaken by the Home Army (Armia Krajowa, AK), the Polish resistance group, at the time Allied troops were breaking through the Normandy defenses and the Red Army was standing at the line of the Vistula River.
This site is dedicated to all those who fought for their freedom in the Warsaw Uprising of 1944 as well as all those who, as civilians, perished in the effort.
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 Greatest Films of 1944
One of the greatest, darkest film noirs of all time and one of the best suspense/thriller films of the 40s, with a brilliant script based on a novel by James M. Cain, written by Raymond Chandler and Billy Wilder.
A sultry, electrically-sizzling romance generated between stranded American Marie Browning (19 year old Lauren Bacall in her film debut and first film with Bogart) and Harry - the most remembered feature of the film - convinces him to change his mind and fight the Nazis.
A brother and sister, Roderick (Ray Milland) and Pamela Fitzgerald (Ruth Hussey), purchase a house on the English Cornish coast.
www.filmsite.org /1944.html   (2095 words)

 WWII: The World at War 1944
The Tirpitz was finally destroyed in November 1944 by heavy bombers from 617 Squadron RAF.
There is a substantial Japanese garrison but the landing passes without much opposition; this will come when the Americans seek to move inland to their strategic targets.
The division, which was on in way from its assembly area around Montauban to the new invasion front in Normandy, had already committed a number of atrocities (most notably the hanging of 89 men in Tulle) on its way north.
www.euronet.nl /users/wilfried/ww2/1944.htm   (4712 words)

 War Hero 1944 Mobile Preview - Mobile News at GameSpot   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Conveniently, he happens to be in the right place at the right time at the beginning of War Hero 1944; after surviving his crash landing, he's the only man on the ground who can stop the dastardly General Muller from executing his evil plans.
War Hero 1944 is based on the same gameplay engine that drives DChoc's other action-adventure franchise, Mafia Wars, so fans of that series should be able to jump right into the action.
War Hero 1944 didn't have any sound effects on our test Nokia 6620, but it was fully scored with martial music.
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 IGN: War Hero 1944 Review
DChoc's War Hero 1944 is just such a game, which has no console World War II shooter to rely on for support, nor a movie to give it an extra marketing boost.
War Hero 1944 is fueled by a decent little yarn about a soldier named Carter that is shot down behind enemy lines.
War Hero 1944 grants the use of plenty of bang-bang, such as a rifle, machinegun and some grenades that produce very satisfying explosions.
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 FilePlanet: 1944: Battle of the Bulge Demo
1944: Battle of the Bulge also introduces 15 new units to the series to reflect their appearance on the battlefields of the era.
Welcome to FilePlanet, the leading online destination for 1944: Battle of the Bulge Demo downloads and hundreds of thousands of other game files, including demos, patches, mods, trailers, free pc games and more.
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 1944 New York Yankees Roster by Baseball Almanac
It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season.
The 1944 New York Yankees played 154 games during the regular season, won 83 games, lost 71 games, and finished in third position.
They played their home games at Yankee Stadium (Park Factors: 103/102) where 789,995 fans witnessed their 1944 Yankees finish the season with a.539 winning percentage.
www.baseball-almanac.com /teamstats/roster.php?y=1944&t=NYA   (382 words)

 Mt. Vesuvius eruption, Ottaviano, 1944 [014]
This was followed in March, 1944 by a massive eruption of Mt. Vesuvius
Naples at the height of the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, 1944 [137]
Lava flow engulfing a village to the west of Vesuvius, 1944 [029]
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 Maps WWII Normandy Invasion June-July 1944
Although the Allied command's expectations of progress in the first fifty days of the Normandy invasion were somewhat optimistic, the results of themilitary campaign in fact showed that the Allies had produced a reasonable forecast of progress to be expected for the first ninety days after the invasion.
American armed forces established a corridor cutting off the German held Contentin Peninsula while British and Canadian armies continued to tie down the bulk of the German armor in the battle for Caen.
In the continuing effort to capture Caen, British armed forces launched a flanking attack on the right of the front which proved insufficient to break the German defense.
www.onwar.com /maps/wwii/normandy/index.htm   (320 words)

 Chronology 1944
Marshal Pietro Badoglio resigned as the premier of Italy and was replaced by Ivanoe Bonomi.
U.S. and British forces launched a major offensive in central Italy during the summer of 1944.
By 1944, the Allies had achieved naval superiority in the Battle of the Atlantic, destroying over 500 U-boots.
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 Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
In 1944, the Browns fielded a team that batted.252, 61 points under the.313 figure posted by the '22 club.
Sure enough, it was the 1944 team that won the St. Louis Browns' only pennant.
To say there were extenuating circumstances in the 1922 and 1944 AL pennant scenarios would be understating the case, however.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1944.html   (637 words)

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 National Archives of Australia - Fact Sheet 198 - Cowra outbreak, 1944
n 5 August 1944 Japanese Prisoners of War (POWs) housed in the detention camp in Cowra, New South Wales staged an outbreak.
A Military Court of Inquiry investigated the incident, and a summary of its findings was read to the House of Representatives by Prime Minister, John Curtin on 8 September 1944.
Proceedings of a court of inquiry into the search for and recapture of certain prisoners of war who escaped from Cowra POW camp on 5 August 1944, and the death of Lieutenant Harry Doncaster.
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 RFC 1944 (rfc1944) - Benchmarking Methodology for Network Interconnect Dev
RFC 1944 (rfc1944) - Benchmarking Methodology for Network Interconnect Dev
RFC 1944 - Benchmarking Methodology for Network Interconnect Devices
Network Working Group S. Bradner Request for Comments: 1944 Harvard University Category: Informational J. McQuaid Bay Networks May 1996 Benchmarking Methodology for Network Interconnect Devices Status of This Memo This memo provides information for the Internet community.
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