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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 July — World 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. ^ "World War 2 Timelines 1939-1945 - Western Europe 1945 - Worldwar-2.net".
  2. ^ "Year by Year 1945" – History International
  3. ^ "The History Place - Holocaust Timeline".
  4. ^ Bjørgum, Jorunn. "Halfdan Jönsson". In Helle, Knut (ed.). Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 18 May 2013.
  5. ^ Watson, Fiona R. (2004). "Young, Mary Helen (1883–1945), nurse and resistance worker". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/73212. ISBN 978-0-19-861412-8. Retrieved 24 August 2022. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  6. ^ Evans, Richard J. (2008). The Third Reich at War: 1939–1945. London: Allen Lane. p. 750. ISBN 978-0-7139-9742-2.

Further reading