Diary February 5, 1945

75mm M8 HMC

US 75mm M8 HMC in combat.

Diary for Monday, February 5, 1945:

Western Front

Alsace: Colmar Pocket cut in two as US and French troops link up.

Air War

Germany: 238 RAF bombers attacking Bonn. 589 USAAF bombers attacking Regensburg.
Europe: Death of Captain Marcel Doret, leader of free-French Groupe de Chasse ‘Doret’ and former test pilot; aged 48.

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