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Diary July 28, 1945


destroyed railway bridge in Burma
By British aircraft in Burma destroyed railway bridge.
Diary for Saturday, July 28, 1945:

Burma

Japanese 28th Army attempts to escape across river Sittang; suffers catastro­phic losses – over 13,000 killed or drowned.

Politics

New British Prime Minister Attlee and Foreign Secretary Bevin arrive at Potsdam for further consultations.

Home Fronts

USA: B-25 Mitchell bomber lost in fog, collides with Empire State Building, New York City (19 killed).
Senate ratifies UN Charter by 89 votes to 2.

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