29 April 1945

April 1945

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Italy

Representatives of the German army sign an unconditional surrender at Caserta, with the fighting to end on 2 May

8th Army approaches Trieste

5th Army captures Milan, and makes contact with the 8th Army at Padua

Western Front

US 3rd Army reaches the Isar

US 7th Army reaches Munich

War Crimes

US 7th Army liberates Dachau

Germany

Hitler dispatches Greim to arrest Himmler having learnt of his peace offers

Hitler nominates Donitz as his successor

Hitler marries Eva Braun

War at Sea

German submarine U-286 sunk with all hands and U-307 sunk off Murmansk


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 29 April 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_04_29.html
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