The temperature on March 23, 1945 was between 3.3 °C and 20.4 °C and averaged 12.3 °C. There was 9.8 hours of sunshine (80%). The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the south east. Source: KNMI
January 1 » World War II: In retaliation for the Malmedy massacre, U.S. troops kill 60 German POWs at Chenogne.
January 1 » World War II: The German Luftwaffe launches Operation Bodenplatte, a massive, but failed attempt to knock out Allied air power in northern Europe in a single blow.
January 19 » World War II: Soviet forces liberate the Łódź Ghetto. Of more than 200,000 inhabitants in 1940, less than 900 had survived the Nazi occupation.
January 26 » World War II: Audie Murphy displays valor and bravery in action for which he will later be awarded the Medal of Honor.
April 29 » World War II: Führerbunker: Adolf Hitler marries his longtime partner Eva Braun in a Berlin bunker and designates Admiral Karl Dönitz as his successor; Hitler and Braun both commit suicide the following day.
June 7 » King Haakon VII of Norway returns from exactly five years in exile during World War II.
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