Historical Events In 1945
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Feb 19 30,000 US Marines land on Iwo Jima on this day in history.
Feb 19 In the year 1945 900 Japanese soldiers reportedly killed by crocodiles in 2 days
Feb 19 A U.S. invasion force of 30,000 marines land at Iwo Jima, starting a month-long WWII battle against Japanese troops on this day in history.
Feb 19 Wim Speelman, Dutch resistance fighter, executed at 26 on this day in history.
Feb 21 On this day in history archbishop De Jong calls for help with war casualties
Feb 21 In the year 1945 british Army captures Goch
Feb 21 On this day in history eric Liddell, Scottish runner (Olympic-gold 1924), dies at 43
Feb 21 On this day in history uS 10th Armour division overthrows Orscholz line
Feb 22 On this day in history arab League forms (Cairo)
Feb 22 Arab League froms (Cairo) on this day in history.
Feb 22 British troops take Ramree Island, Burma on this day in history.
Feb 22 Canadian 3rd Division occupies Moyland in the year 1945.
Feb 23 2nd Dutch government of Gerbrandy forms in London in the year 1945.
Feb 23 2nd Dutch govt of Gerbrandy forms in London in the year 1945.
Feb 23 In the year 1945 aleksei Tolstoi, Russian poet/writer (Pjotr Peroyj), dies at 62
Feb 23 Canadian troops occupy Kalkar on this day in history.
Feb 23 Operation Grenade General Simpson's 9th Army crosses Ruhr in the year 1945.
Feb 23 On this day in history uS Marines raise the American flag after taking Mount Suribachi on the island Iwo Jima, during WWII.
Feb 24 Ahmed Maher Pasha, Egypt's PM, assassinated in parliament on this day in history.
Feb 24 Egypt & Syria declares war on Nazi-Germany on this day in history.
Feb 24 In the year 1945 u.S. troops liberate Manila from the Japanese during WWII.
Feb 25 On this day in history sgt. Aubrey Cosens (Queen's Own Rifles of Canada) awarded the Victoria Cross at the Goch-Calear Road, Germany
Feb 25 In the year 1945 uS aircraft carriers attack Tokyo
Feb 26 On this day in history very heavy bombing on Berlin by 8th US Air Force
Feb 27 Battle of US 94 Infantry in the year 1945.
Feb 27 HJ Lochtman, Dutch chaplain/resistance fighter, dies in Bergen-Belsen on this day in history.
Feb 27 U.S. troops land on Iwo Jima in the year 1945.
Mar 01 In the year 1945 british 43rd Division under General Essame occupies Xanten
Mar 01 In the year 1945 chinese 30th division occupies Hsenwi
Mar 01 FDR announces success of Yalta Conference on this day in history.
Mar 01 On this day in history fieldmarshal Kesselring succeeds von Rundstedt as commander
Mar 01 Hitler orders the destruction of all Germany; it is unworthy of surviving him. His order mandates the destruction not only of military installations, but also of all stores, industries, and transportation and communication installations. Nothing is to fall into enemy hands on this day in history.
Mar 01 Major Frederick A. Tilston Cdn.(The Essex Scottish Regimetn) wins the Victoria Cross at Hochwald, Germany in the year 1945.
Mar 01 US infantry regiment captures Mönchengladbach in the year 1945.