16 April 1945

April 1945

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Eastern Front

1st and 2nd Belorussian and 1st Ukrainian Fronts launch attack on Berlin along the Oder and Neisse

Western Front

Canadian troops reach the Zuider Zee

Germany

Hitler orders that "he who gives the order to retreat ... is to be shot on the spot"

Pacific

US troops land on Ie Shima

Philippines

US 6th Army clears the San Francisco area of Luzon

Burma

14th Army takes Taungpo

War at Sea

RAF bombers sink the Lutzow

German submarine U-1274 sunk with all hands off Newcastle-upon-Tyne

German submarines U-880 sunk with all hands in the North Atlantic


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 16 April 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_04_16.html
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