26 March 1945

March 1945

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Eastern Front

3rd Belorrussian Front destroys German troops trapped at Frishes Haff

Western Front

British 2nd Army expands in bridgehead over the Rhine towards the Issel

US 1st Army captures Limburg

US 3rd Army reaches the Main, makes contact with the 7th Army which has crossed the Rhine close to Worms

Pacific

Iwo Jima: The last Japanese unit of Iwo Jima makes a final attack

US 77th Division lands on the Kerama Islands, south west of Okinawa

Philippines

US 8th Army lands on Cebu

Great Britain

Death of Earl Lloyd George, aged 82

War at Sea

German submarine U-399 sunk off Land's End


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 26 March 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_03_26.html
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