Komatsushima, Japan, is located in the Tokushima Prefecture, on the east coast of the island of Shikoku, south of Tokushima, Japan. The town was founded on June 1, 1951. Today Komatsushima is a popular holiday resort town. The estimated population on May 31, 2011, was 41,189.
1918, November 11: Armistice Day. At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, Germany signs an armistice with the Allies. The war is officially over. More than 8.5 million have been killed and over twice as many wounded from across the globe. New technology has been created, America has risen to prominence as an economic power and new countries are forming in Europe and the Middle East.
1935, October 3; The Second Italo-Abyssinian War.
Italian armed forces from Eritrea invaded Ethiopia without a declaration of war. In response Ethiopia declares war on Italy. On October 7, the League of Nations
declared Italy to be the aggressor, and started the slow process of imposing limited sanctions on Italy.
1940, June 17: The British ocean liner,
RMS Lancastria, requisitioned by the UK Government during the Second World War was sunk
during Operation Aerial
off the cost of Saint-Nazaire, France. At the time of the sinking, there were an estimated 4,000 to 9,000
British military personal and forty civilian refugees, including embassy staff and employees of
Fairey Aviation Company of Belgium with their
families aboard the ship when the ship was struck by 3 to 4 bombs and quickly capsizes and sinks. Estimates of the death toll vary from fewer than 3,000 to 5,800 people to as many as 6,500 people, the largest loss of life in British maritime history.
The estimated number of people that perished during World War II is 70 to 85 million. This was about 3 % of the world’s population in 1940. (Estimated to be 2.3 billion).
This makes World War II the deadliest military conflict in history.
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Humid subtropical climate; coldest month averaging above 0 °C (32 °F) (or −3 °C (27 °F)), at least one month's average temperature above 22 °C (71.6 °F), and at least four months averaging above 10 °C (50 °F). No significant precipitation difference between seasons (neither abovementioned set of conditions fulfilled). No dry months in the summer. [Ref]
The warmest month of the year is August with an average maximum temperature of 88.6° Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average minimum temperature of 35.4°
Temperature variations between night and day tend to be moderate with an average difference of 14.4° Fahrenheit.
The wettest month of the year is September with an average rainfall of 10.71 inches, the driest month of the year is January with an average rainfall of 1.81 inches.
The total annual precipitation in Komatsushima is 63.50 inches.
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