4 March 1945

March 1945

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Eastern Front

1st and 2nd Belorussian Front reach Baltic coast. German Pomeranian armies split.

Western Front

British and Canadian troops liberate Vynen and Apeldoorn

US 1st Army advances on the Erft

US 3rd Army establishes bridgeheads across the River Kyll

Diplomacy

Finland declares that a state of war with Germany has been in existence since 15 September 1944

War in the Air

Matilda II crossing Puriata River, Bougainville
Matilda II crossing
Puriata River,
Bougainville

The first B-29s land on Iwo Jima

Burma

Allied troops take Meiktila

Pacific

Australian troops on Bougainville cross the Puriata River (southern front)


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 4 March 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_03_04.html
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