5 September 1944

September 1944

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Eastern Front

Ceasefire begins between Finland and Soviet Union

Soviet Union declares war on Bulgaria; Bulgaria requests an armistice

Soviet 2nd and 3rd Ukrainian Fronts reach Yugoslavian and Bulgarian borders.

Western Front

US 3rd Army crosses the Meuse and liberates Ghent

Rundstedt is appointed German Commander-in-Chief West, with orders to split the Allied armies

Diplomacy

Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands form a custom union, the birth of the Benelux

Sweden and Argentina announce that German war criminals will not find a refuge in those countries


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 5 September 1944 , http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1944_09_05.html
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