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Diary May 4, 1945


end of a 'werewolf'
The end of a ‘werewolf’, who was shooting on British soldiers in the night of May 3-4.
Diary for Friday, May 4, 1945:

Western Front

SURRENDER OF ALL GERMAN FORCES IN NORTHWEST GERMANY, HOLLAND AND DENMARK to Field Marshal Montgomery at ceremony on Lüneberg Heath (surrender effective from 8 am, May 5).

Sea War

Pacific: British carrier Formidable hit by Kamikaze plane off Sakishima Gunto.

Okinawa

A Japanese column penetrates more than 1.5 km behind US lines before being destroyed. Renewed Japanese assault after dark is also repelled, bringing Japanese casualties to c. 5,000 soldiers.

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