2 May 1945

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Eastern Front

Berlin garrison surrenders to Soviet troops

"Western" Front

British 2nd Army reaches the Baltic

US 9th Army meets Soviet troops close to Abbendorft

Italy

German armies in Italy surrender

War in the Air

RAF Mosquitoes bomb Kiel in the last RAF raid over Europe

Greece

Greek troops land on Rhodes and Alimnia

War Crimes

Laval is arrested in Barcelona

Burma

Prome and Pegu are captured

Philippines

US troops capture Davao on Mindanao

War at Sea

German submarines U-316, U-1170, U-2510, U-2526, U-2527, U-2528, U-2531, U-2533, U-2535, U-2536, U-3002, U-3016, U-3516, U-3517, U-3512, U-3522 scuttled at Travemunde

German submarine U-1007 sunk off Lubeck

German submarine U-2370 scuttled at Hamburg

German submarine U-2359 sunk in the Kattegat


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 2 May 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_05_02.html
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