30 April 1945

April 1945

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Germany

Suicide of Adolf Hitler in the Berlin bunker

Red Flag raised over the Reichstag.

US 1st Army meets Soviet troops at Eilenburg

Western Front

US 7th Army clears Munich

US 3rd Army liberates 110,000 prisoners of war

Allied representatives meet with Seyss-Inquart to arrange for the delivery of relief supplies to Holland

Italy

The French invading from the north west link up with the US 5th Army on the Franco-Italian border

Burma

14th Army captures Pegu

Pacific

Over the previous five days Japanese air attacks have sunk 20 allied ships off Okinawa. Most attacks are made by kamikaze pilots

War at Sea

German submarine U-1107 sunk off Brest

German submariness U-548 and U-879 sunk with all hands off Cape Hatteras

Great Britain

No civilian casualties are suffered in April


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 30 April 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_04_30.html
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