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** WWII: Battle of Monte Cassino: Allied aircraft bomb German-held monastery and stage an assault.
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** WWII: Polish troops on the Westerplatte are forced, due to lack of food and ammunition, to surrender.
** WWII – Sonderaktion Krakau: Germans take action against scientists from the University of Kraków and other Kraków universities at the beginning of WWII.
** WWII: The 27th Polish Home Army Infantry Division is re-created, marking the start of Operation Tempest by the Polish Home Army.
** Operation Bagration: A general attack by Soviet forces clears the German forces from Belarus, resulting in the destruction of German Army Group Centre, possibly the greatest defeat of the Wehrmacht during WWII.
** WWII: At Camp Hood, Texas, future baseball star and 1st Lt. Jackie Robinson is arrested and later court-martialed for refusing to move to the back of a segregated U. S. Army bus.
** WWII: " Black Friday ": A force of Allied Bristol Beaufighter aircraft suffers heavy casualties in an unsuccessful attack on German destroyer Z33 and escorting vessels sheltering in Førde Fjord, Norway.
** WWII – Operation Varsity: Two airborne divisions capture bridges across the Rhine River to aid the Allied advance.
** WWII – Elbe Day: United States and Soviet troops link up at the Elbe River, cutting Germany in two.
** V-E Day ( Victory in Europe, as Nazi Germany surrenders ) commemorates the end of WWII in Europe, with the final surrender being to the Soviets in Berlin, attended by representatives of the Western Powers.
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** The Battle of Harpers Ferry ( September 12 – 15, 1862 ), a battle in the American Civil War that took place around what is now Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
** Their Finest Hour: The Battle of Britain and Operation Sea Lion, GDW ( 1982 ), boardgame: part of GDW's Europa system.
** WWI: Battle of Passchendaele: After 3 months of fierce fighting, Canadian forces take Passchendaele in Belgium.
** WWI: Battle of Cambrai: British forces, using tanks, make early progress in an attack on German positions but are soon beaten back.
** Chinese communist troops fail to take Quemoy in the Battle of Kuningtou ; their advance towards Taiwan is halted.