Diary June 1, 1945

British 14th Army troops mop up
British 14th Army troops mop up in a town in Burma.
Diary for Friday, June 1, 1945:


British 12th Army joins 14th Army.


Americans pursue retreating Japanese towards south Coast.

Air War

Pacific: 27 P-51 Mustang fighters collide during thunderstorm en route to Osaka.

Occupied countries

Austria – THE PEGGETZ MASSACRE: British troops begin forcible repatriation of Cossack Corps to Judenborg in Russian zone of Austria. Pitched battle occurs; c. 700 Cossacks trampled or commit suicide.

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