27 March 1945

March 1945

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War at Sea

German submarine U-732 sunk with all hands off the Hebrides

German submarine U-905 sunk with all hands off the Faeroe Islands

Western Front

After crossing the Rhine the US 1st and 3rd Armies join up near Coblenz and the 3rd and 7th Armies join up near Darmstadt

US troops capture Darmstadt

Eastern Front

Street fighting in Danzig and Gdynia

Pacific

Royal Navy Task Force 57 bombards Sakishima Island

US Naval and air forces begin operations designed to blockade Japan

Philippines

US troops capture Cebu City

Great Britain

The last V-2 lands in Britain


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 27 March 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_03_27.html
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