Get new blog posts sent directly to your email inbox!

Today in World War II History

Read Today's Article

Today in World War II History—May 7, 1942

Japanese carrier Shoho under attack by US Navy TBD-1 torpedo bomber, 7 May 1942 (US National Archives: 80-G-17015)

Japanese carrier Shoho under attack by US Navy TBD-1 torpedo bomber, 7 May 1942 (US National Archives: 80-G-17015)

80 Years Ago—May 7, 1942: In the Battle of the Coral Sea, destroyer USS Sims and Japanese small carrier Shoho are sunk.

Japanese execute José Abad Santos, chief justice of the Philippines, for refusing to participate in the puppet government.

Comments are closed.

Until Leaves Fall In Paris
“Sundin is a master at her craft, and avid readers will devour this in one sitting.”
—Library Journal starred review
NOW AVAILABLE!

A Free Gift for You

Make It Do - The US Home Front in World War II

When you subscribe to my monthly enewsletter, you’ll also receive “Make It Do – The US Home Front in World War II,” a collection of my popular blog posts. As a subscriber, you’ll also be the first to learn about my upcoming novels.