10 Mar 1945
  • Feldmarschall von Rundstedt was relieved by Feldmarschall Kesselring. ww2dbase [Albert Kesselring | TH]
  • US troops landed on Zamboanga Peninsula, Mindanao, Philippine Islands. ww2dbase [Philippines Campaign, Phase 2 | TH]
  • About 60 fighters and bombers of the US 14th Air Force attacked Japanese road and river traffic, railroad, gun positions, warehouses, airfields, and troop concentrations in central China, including the cities of Hengyang, Hankou, Yueyang, and Wuchang. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • USS Segundo fired 4 torpedoes at a Japanese ship off Korea; all torpedoes missed. ww2dbase [Segundo | CPC]
  • 70 Germans tunneled out of a prisoners of war camp at Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales, United kIngdom; all were captured within a week, including two who were caught by an unarmed girl working with the Auxiliary Territorial Service. ww2dbase [AC]
  • The Germans evacuated Wesel as US Third Army captured Bonn. ww2dbase [Advance to the Rhine | TH]
Burma French Indochina
  • Japanese troops entered Fort Bayard in Zhanjiang in the French treaty port of Kouang-Tchéou-Wan (Chinese: Guangzhouwan) in southern China, disarming French troops. ww2dbase [Zhanjiang, Kouang-Tchéou-Wan | CPC]
Germany
  • Friedrich-Wilhelm Müller was mentioned in the Wehrmachtbericht daily radio report. ww2dbase [Friedrich-Wilhelm Müller | CPC]
  • Over 25,000 civilians were evacuated from Kolberg in Pommern, Germany (now Kolobrzeg, Poland) by the Kriegsmarine. Meanwhile, Soviet 2nd Byelorussian Front attacked toward Danzig, taking Zoppot (now Sopot) along the way. ww2dbase [East Pomeranian Offensive | TH]
Japan
  • Prince Morihiro's son Nobuhiko was born. ww2dbase [Morihiro | CPC]
  • Landing ship No. 172 was completed. ww2dbase [No. 101/103-class | CPC]
Malaya
  • 24 American B-29 bombers attacked Japanese marshalling yards and air field at Kuala Lumpur, Malaya. ww2dbase [Kuala Lumpur, Selangor | CPC]
  • US bombers attacked rail marshaling yards in Kuala Lumpur and the airfield in Alor Star, Kedah, Malaya. The Royal Selangor Museum near Kuala Lumpur was accidentally bombed, destroying the museum's left wing; in response, the museum's surviving collection was relocated to the Perak Museum in Taiping, Perak, Malaya. ww2dbase [Invasion of Malaya and Singapore | Kuala Lumpur, Selangor | CPC]
Pacific Ocean
  • Charles Wilbur was made the commanding officer of USS S-43, relievingy Thomas Williamson. ww2dbase [S-43 | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 10 Mar 1945
Aerial view of Tokyo, Japan after the 9 Mar 1945 raid, circa 10-15 Mar 1945; photo 3 of 3Aerial view of Tokyo, Japan after the 9 Mar 1945 raid, circa 10-15 Mar 1945; photo 2 of 3Aerial view of Tokyo, Japan after the 9 Mar 1945 raid, circa 10-15 Mar 1945; photo 1 of 3German Volkssturm troops with Panzerfäuste at a roadblock in Berlin, Germany, 10 Mar 1945
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Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
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