Diary March 4, 1945

train in Burma under attack

A Japanese train in Burma under attack by RAF Beaufighters.

Diary for Sunday, March 4, 1945:

Burma

British 14th Army captures Meiktila, south of Mandalay.

Western Front

US tanks (lst US Army) reach the Rhine north of Cologne.

Air War

Pacific: First damaged B-29 Superfortress uses landing field on Iwo Jima.
Germany: 500 USAAF bombers attacking Ulm.

Politics

Finland declares war on Germany (unofficial state of hostilities having existed since September 1944).

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