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docquantum [1863]
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docquantum [1944]
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   * Albert Hollerer of Germany becomes a wood elemental called the Heap. [Swamp Thing v2 #47]   * Albert Hollerer of Germany becomes a wood elemental called the Heap. [Swamp Thing v2 #47]
   * Microwave Man goes into retirement for 40 years. [Action Comics #487]   * Microwave Man goes into retirement for 40 years. [Action Comics #487]
-  * Combat reporter Wayne Clifford is captured as a prisoner of war by the Japanese along with U.S. troops in Bataan, and is a witness to the atrocities of the Bataan death march, in which weaker soldiers are left to die, and others are used for bayonet practice, on the long march to inland prison camps. ​Although ​Clifford manages to escape captivity along with a couple of American soldiers, ​it is not known if he managed to reach a safe haven. //Note: Wayne Clifford's activities after this story remain unknown.// ["​Battling Orphans,"​ Unknown Soldier #255 (September, 1981), "Death March,"​ Unknown Soldier #256 (October, 1981)]+  * Combat reporter Wayne Clifford is captured as a prisoner of war by the Japanese along with U.S. troops in Bataan, and is a witness to the atrocities of the Bataan death march, in which weaker soldiers are left to die, and others are used for bayonet practice, on the long march to inland prison camps. Clifford manages to escape captivity along with a couple of American soldiers, ​eventually reaching ​safe haven. //Note: Wayne Clifford ​is only known to have escaped because he appears next in the Gravedigger ​story in Men of War #9, which takes place chronologically later in 1942.// ["​Battling Orphans,"​ Unknown Soldier #255 (September, 1981), "Death March,"​ Unknown Soldier #256 (October, 1981)]
  
 ===November,​ 1942=== ===November,​ 1942===
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 ===June, 1944=== ===June, 1944===
   * June 6:   * June 6:
-    * The Blackhawks' ​most important mission of the war during D-Day against ​a secret Nazi super-weapon. //Note: This story incorrectly depicts the Blackhawks forming just before D-Day. In fact, they had been working as a team for over four years by this point.// [Blackhawk #198] +    * On the eve of D-Day, the Blackhawks ​perform their most important mission of the war when they destroy ​a secret Nazi super-weapon ​capable of stopping the Allied invasion of Normandy. //Note: This story incorrectly depicts the Blackhawks forming just before D-Day. In fact, they had been working as a team for over four years by this point.// [Blackhawk #198] 
-    * Sgt. Rock and Easy Co. are amongst ​the Allied soldiers invading Normandy on D-Day.+    * Sgt. Rock and Easy Co. are among the Allied soldiers invading Normandy on D-Day.
     * Jimmy Olsen time-travels from the year 1977 to Europe after D-Day and masquerades as Private Von Olsen. He subsequently is promoted first to Captain and then to Adolf Hitler'​s Chief Military Adviser when he predicts the defeats of the Nazis. [Superman'​s Pal Jimmy Olsen #86]     * Jimmy Olsen time-travels from the year 1977 to Europe after D-Day and masquerades as Private Von Olsen. He subsequently is promoted first to Captain and then to Adolf Hitler'​s Chief Military Adviser when he predicts the defeats of the Nazis. [Superman'​s Pal Jimmy Olsen #86]
     * James W. Gordon graduates from law school and decides to become a policeman, entering police academy during the next intake.     * James W. Gordon graduates from law school and decides to become a policeman, entering police academy during the next intake.
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