3 January 1945

January 1945

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Western Front

US 1st Army attacks the German "bulge"

Pacific

US Task Force 38 attacks Japanese shipping at Formosa, and the Ryukus and Pescadores islands. This operation includes the first US combat use of the F4U from aircraft carriers, with aircraft from Marine squadrons VMF-124 and VMF-213 (USS Essex).

Greece

A new government is formed under Plastiras

China

Chinese troops recapture Wanting

Diplomacy

Turkey breaks off diplomatic relations with Japan


How to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 3 January 1945, http://www.historyofwar.org/secondworldwar/date/1945_01_03.html

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