On this day: Frankfurt bombed with 400,000 incendiaries by British aircraft. Start of 2nd Quebec conference, with Roosevelt, Churchill and their military planners - invasion of Japan agreed. In Europe, British Second Army enters Netherlands, and US troops enter Germany near Trier. Bridgeheads are established across the Moselle. US 3rd Division reaches 1,000yd short of the Siegfried line.
Britain, US and Russia sign armistice with Rumania, who will join war against Germany and Hungary. Russia promises to return Transylvania to Rumania.