This Day in WW II History

May 4

1941 May 4 Belfast, Northern Ireland, experiences another heavy bombing by the Luftwaffe.
1942 May 4 US Rear Admiral Frank Jack Fletcher's Task Force 17 makes the first carrier strike of the Battle of the Coral Sea, attacking Japanese naval targets near Tulagi.
1942 May 4 Howell and his party of 114, mostly Americans, begin their trek to the Indian border and safety. To reach India, Stilwell will not only have to stay ahead of the Japanese, but beat the coming monsoon.
1945 May 4 Karl Dönitz orders all U-boats to cease operations.
1945 May 4 German troops in Denmark, Northern Germany and The Netherlands surrender to Montgomery.
1945 May 4 Neuengamme concentration camp is liberated.