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Diary April 16, 1945

Russian pioneers build a pontoon bridge
Russian pioneers build a pontoon bridge across the Oder.
Diary for Monday, April 16, 1945:

Russian Front

ZHUKOV OPENS OFFENSIVE ON BERLIN.

Western Front

Canadians take Groningen; Americans enter Nuremberg.

Okinawa

Americans land on Ie Shima Island.

Air War

Germany: Lancaster bombers cripple heavy cruiser Lützow at Swinemunde.

Sea War

Baltic: 6,220 refugees drown when German transport Goya is sunk by Russian submarine L-3 (night April 16-17).

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