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1945 in Germany

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1945
in
Germany

Decades:
See also:Other events of 1945
History of Germany  • Timeline  • Years

Events in the year 1945 in Germany.

Many events took place in 1945, including the change of the geographical map of Germany.

Incumbents

Pre-surrender

Head of State:

Chancellor

Post-surrender

Events

27 January: The Soviet Union liberates Auschwitz

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

  • 1 JulyWorld War II: Germany is divided between the Allied occupation forces.
  • 16 July — A train collision near Munich kills 102 war prisoners.
18 October: Nuremberg trials begin, after Buchenwald closed.

September

October

November

December

  • 23 December - German broadcaster Radio Bremen started.
  • 30 December - Hitler's will is found, confirming his intention of committing suicide.

Births

Deaths

Adolf Hitler, along with his wife Eva Braun, committed suicide on 30 April 1945.

References

  1. ^ http://www.worldwar-2.net/timelines/war-in-europe/western-europe/western-europe-index-1945.htm
  2. ^ "Year by Year 1945" – History International
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Bjørgum, Jorunn. "Halfdan Jönsson". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 18 May 2013.

Further reading