Diary February 9, 1945

MG34 defense at Königsberg

An MG34 has been placed into a defense position at Königsberg.

Diary for Friday, February 9, 1945:

Russian Front

East Prussia: Königsberg now virtually encircled by 2nd and 3rd Byelorussian Fronts.

Western Front

BRITISH AND CANADIANS REACH THE RHINE in strength. US 3rd Army crosses river Prum.

Air War

Europe: Halifax bombers attacking Wanne-Eickel oil plant (Ruhr); B-17 Fortress attack Lützkendorf plant.

Politics

Ecuador and Paraguay declare war on Germany and Japan.

Supremacy 1914
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