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4 Feb 1945
  • Belgium was reportedly free of German forces as of this date. ww2dbase [Liberation of Belgium | TH]
  • The first of seven Ruhr dams in Germany was captured by the US First Army. ww2dbase [Fall of the Ruhr | TH]
  • 15 Lancaster bombers and 12 Halifax bombers conducted minelaying operations off Helgoland and at the mouth of River Elbe, Germany. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • The US submarine Barbel was sunk by Japanese aircraft southwest of Palawan, Philippine Islands. ww2dbase [Barbel | AC]
  • Second Lieutenant Danilo of 1st Brazilian Fighter Group was shot down in flames whilst attacking trains to the Southwest of Treviso, Italy. Baling out Lieutenant Danilo walked for twenty-four days, across enemy territory before joining the partisans and finally getting through the front lines to rejoin his comrades. ww2dbase [AC]
Australia
  • The British Pacific fleet consisting of four aircraft-carriers, two battleships, four cruisers, eleven destroyers, and a large fleet train of supply ships under the command of Admiral Sir Bruce Fraser with Vice-Admiral Sir Philip Vian in charge of the carriers arrived in Australia. ww2dbase [AC]
Germany
  • About 3,000 men evacuated from Stalag Luft III in Sagan, Germany arrived at Marlag und Milag Nord prisoners of war camp in Westertimke, Germany. In order to accommodate them the entire population of Marlag's M Camp were moved into the O Camp. ww2dbase [Marlag und Milag Nord | Westertimke, Weser-Ems | HM]
Hawaii Japan
  • Seventy American B-29 Superfortress bombers dropped 160 tons of incendiaries on the Japanese city of Kobe. Most of its building were made of wood and they blazed instantly. ww2dbase [Bombing of Tokyo and Other Cities | Kobe, Hyogo | AC]
Russia United States Photo(s) dated 4 Feb 1945
View of Mohrenstrasse, Berlin, Germany after the Allied bombing of 3 Feb 1945DFS 230 glider, carrying supplies, having crashed into Attila Ășt 35 or Attila Ășt 37, Budapest, Hungary, 4 Feb 1945, photo 1 of 4DFS 230 glider, carrying supplies, having crashed into Attila Ășt 35 or Attila Ășt 37, Budapest, Hungary, 4 Feb 1945, photo 2 of 4DFS 230 glider, carrying supplies, having crashed into Attila Ășt 35 or Attila Ășt 37, Budapest, Hungary, 4 Feb 1945, photo 3 of 4
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4 Feb 1945 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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