What Happened in April 1945 (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 116 of 116

  • Apr 27 US 5th army enters Genoa
  • Apr 27 World War II: The Völkischer Beobachter, the newspaper of the Nazi Party, ceases publication.
  • Apr 28 British commandos attack Elbe & occupy Lauenburg
  • Apr 28 US 5th army reaches Swiss border
  • Apr 29 First food drop by RAF above Nazi-occupied Holland (operation Manna)
  • Apr 29 Japanese army evacuates Rangoon
  • Apr 29 Terms of surrender of German armies in Italy signed
  • Apr 29 US Army liberates 31,601 in Nazi concentration camp in Dachau, Germany
  • Apr 29 Venice & Mestre were captured by the Allies
  • Apr 30 "Arthur Godfrey Time" begins a 27 year run on CBS radio
  • Apr 30 Concentration camp Munchen-Allag freed
  • Apr 30 Lord Haw-Haw (William Joyce) calls for crusade against the Bolsheviks
  • Apr 30 Red Army occupies Demmin

Victory in battleRaising a Flag over the Reichstag

Apr 30 Red Army opens attack on German Reichstag building in Berlin

  • Apr 30 Russian Army frees Ravensbruck concentration camp
  • Apr 30 US troops attack the Elbe

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