16 February 1945

February

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Eastern Front

Germans launch counterattack south east of Stettin, achieving limited local success.

War at Sea

German submarine U-309 sunk with all hands off the Moray Firth

Pacific

Start of the pre-invasion bombardment of Iwo Jima

Western Front

US 3rd Army captures Rohrbach

Burma

The Indian Brigade is landed on the Arakan coast to stop the Japanese from retreating

Philippines

US Troops land on Corregidor

Diplomacy

Venezuela declares war on Germany and Japan


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 16 February 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_02_16.html
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