21 April 1945

April 1945

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Western Front

Field Marshal Walter Model commits suicide after his army group is cut off and split in half in the Ruhr.

French troops capture Stuttgart

Italy

US 5th Army and Poles from 8th Army enter Bologna

Poland

The Soviets and the Lublin Provisional Government sign an agreement

Pacific

US troops eliminate Japanese resistance on Ie Shima

Eastern Front

Soviet troops reach the outer suburbs of Berlin

War at Sea

German submarine U-636 sunk with all hands west of Ireland


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 21 April 1945 , http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_04_21.html
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