Daily Archives: July 1, 2015

American forces withdraw from Leipzig, Germany 70 years ago today (July 1 1945)

Video: 'The World At War 1973(World War II Documentary)Episode 25-Reckoning (April 1945)' (July 1, 1945, at 11:17)

(Sunday, July 1, 1945; duringĀ World War II) — American forces turned Leipzig, Germany, occupied by the U.S. since April 19, 1945, over to the Red Army today as it pulled back from the line of contact with Soviet forces to the predesignated occupation zone boundaries.