Diary April 1, 1945


Ship fires rockets on Okinawa

Rockets are fired from a US warship before the invasion of US troops on Okinawa.

Diary for Sunday, April 1, 1945:

Sea War

Pacific: US 10th ARMY LANDS ON OKINAWA (Operation Glacier); captures Kadena and Yontan airfields­.

Russian Front

Russians take Sopron, southeast of Vienna. Koniev captures fortress of Glogow on the Oder.

Western Front

German Army Group B (21 divisions) trapped in the Ruhr Pocket by link-up of 1st and 9th US Armies near Lippstadt.


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