Diary April 1, 1945
Diary for Sunday, April 1, 1945:
Rockets are fired from a US warship before the invasion of US troops on Okinawa.
Pacific: US 10th ARMY LANDS ON OKINAWA (Operation Glacier); captures Kadena and Yontan airfields.
Russians take Sopron, southeast of Vienna. Koniev captures fortress of Glogow on the Oder.
German Army Group B (21 divisions) trapped in the Ruhr Pocket by link-up of 1st and 9th US Armies near Lippstadt.