War Diary January 16, 1945

US troops in Winter War

The winter war in the Ardennes is a new experience for the US soldiers.

Tuesday, January 16, 1945:

Western Front

US 1st and 3rd Armies link up at Houffalize in the Ardennes.

Battle of the Bulge Losses:
KIA wounded missing/POWs tanks
German <- 120,000 -> 600
US 8,607 47,139 21,144 733
British <- 1,400 -> ?
Sea War

Indian OceanOperation Meridian: British Pacific Fleet (TF 63) leaves Ceylon for the Pacific.

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