10 May 1945

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Burma

The 14th Army joins up with the troops advancing in the Arakan, cutting off all Japanese troops west of the Irrawaddy

War Crimes

Quisling is arrested

Europe

The United States announces that it has suffered 800,000 casualties in Europe, including 150,000 dead

German troops in Czechoslovakia surrender

Pacific

Okinawa: US Marines launch an attack across the Asa estuary

War at Sea

German submarine U-825 surrendered at Portland

German submarine U-826 surrendered at Durness

German submarines U-1009, U-1058, U-1105, U-1305 surrendered at Loch Eriboll

German submarine U-1023 surrendered at Weymouth

German submarine U-1202 decommissioned at Bergen

German submarine U-510 decommissioned at St Naizaire


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 10 May 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_05_10.html
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