Towards the end of World War Two, and in the years after, groups of Jewish fighters roamed Europe and beyond seeking out senior Nazi officials who had escaped detection. The task of these Jewish Revenge Squads was simple - to kill those Nazis they found who they believed were guilty of being complicit in the Holocaust.
General Robert E Lee, the most famous Confederate general of the American Civil War offered his resignation in August 1863 after the Confederate defeat at Gettysburg in July. Lee took full responsibility for the defeat but Jefferson Davis refused his offer. While the South licked its wounds in August, Lincoln ordered for the Union's armies 60,000 Spencer Repeating Carbines - a rifle that greatly increased the firepower of the Union's infantry soldiers.
29 December 1944December 1944 >January Eastern FrontStreet fighting begins in BudapestGreecePapandreaou agrees to resign when a Regent is appointedHow to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 29 December 1944 , http://www.