27 April 1945

April 1945

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Diplomacy

The UK and US governments refuse Himmler's armistice terms.

The first report into Buchenwald is published

De Gaulle refuses to give control of Stuttgart to US troops

Dr Renner forms a provisional government in Austria

Italy

French troops cross the Italian border, capturing Ventimiglia

5th Army reaches Genoa

Eastern Front

Soviet troops advance on a broad front in the Baltics

Philippines

US 6th Army captures Baguio on Luzon

War at Sea

German submarines U-1232 decommissioned at Wesermunde


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 27 April 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_04_27.html
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