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1. THIS DAY IN WORLD WAR 2 (12th April 1945)
On the Russian Front...
Soviet 3rd Byelorussian Front is attacking remnants of German 4th Army in Samland
Soviet 2nd Ukrainian Front and 3rd Ukrainian Front are still fighting in Vienna
South of Vienna, 26th Army, 27th Army, and 57th Army of Soviet 3rd Ukrainian Front are advancing west
Hitler issues orders that all German cities must be defended until the bitter end
On the Western Front...
Canadian 1st Army attacks into Arnhem while the advance continues toward Apeldoorn, Groningen, and Oldenburg
British 2nd Army captures Rethem and fights its way into into Celle
A US 9th Army vanguard reaches the Elbe River at Wittenberge and establishes small bridgehead at Randau while continuing to reduce Ruhr pocket
US 1st Army is encircling German 11th Army in the Harz Mountains while continuing to reduce the Ruhr pocket
US 3rd Army captures Erfurt and Weimar and drives toward Jena against diminishing resistance
US 7th Army mops up around Schweinfurt and finally captures Heilbronn
French 1st Army captures Baden-Baden and Rastatt
French Army Detachment of the Alps concludes unsuccessful attacks against the Mont Cenis Pass
Eisenhower, Bradley, Patton and Eddy tour a German salt mine warehouse full of currency, gold, and art treasures
RN warships skirmish with S-Boats attempting to lay mines
U-486 is sunk by RN submarine Tapir
U-1024 is damaged by RN frigate Loch Glendhu and captured, but subsequently sinks whilst on tow
British 8th Army is attacking across the Santerno River as Germanforces withdraw beyond Massa Lombarda
RN cruiser Orion bombards San Remo
President Roosevelt dies of a stroke at Warm Springs, Georgia aged 63
Vice-President Harry Truman is sworn in as the 33rd President of the United States
In the Pacific...
IJN auxiliary minesweeper Wa-104 is sunk by RN submarine Stygian off Bali
Japanese vessel No. 2 Hakushi Maru is sunk by patrolling Allied aircraft
US 6th Army is attacking around Cituinan Hill, Baguio, Asin, and Mount Myoko
US 8th Army is attacking Baby Ridge
US 8th Army is mopping up
US 10th Army's XXIV Corps attacks Japanese 32nd Army around Kakazu Ridge without any success
140 kamikaze aircraft and nine Okha piloted flying bombs attack the US invasion fleet. Many ships are damaged and USN destroyer Mannert L. Abele is sunk
IJN auxiliary sub chaser Shiratori Maru sunk by USN submarine Silversides off Kyushu
IJN submarine RO-64 and Japanese vessel Minatogawa Maru are sunk by mines
With Japanese 34th Army withdrawing, Chinese 5th War Area recovers Tzuhoshih
41st Army and 45th Army of Chinese 5th War Area open attacks around Laohokou and Kuanghua overnight
55th Army and 69th Army of Chinese 5th War Area open attacks around Ten Hsien overnight
British 14th Army is advancing south from Pyawbwe and attacking Yamethin, and attacking Japanese 28th Army at Kyaukpadaung - the Japanese then withdraw from the town after British spearheads reach Natmauk, cutting off the rail line
On the Arakan coast, a Japanese force is attacking British 15th Corps around Letmauk
Today's Air Raids...
Southern Germany on transportation routes by US 15th Air Force
Berlin and Munich, Germany by RAF Bomber Command
Maribor Bridge, Yugoslavia by US 12th Air Force
Northern Italy on transportation routes by US 12th and 15th Air Forces
Kabacan, Mindanao Island by US 7th Air force
Formosa on airfields and military targets by USN aircraft
Tainan and Okayama, Formosa by US FEAF
Tokyo, Koryama and targets of opportunity in Japan by US 20th Air Force
Indochina on military targets by US 14th Air Force fighters
Wuchang, Hsuchang, Loning, Likuanchiao,Tenghsien, Pingyao, and Huaiching, China by US 14th Air Force
Burma on Japanese positions, supply depots, transportation lines, and military targets y US 10th Air Force
2. TODAY IN MY LIFE
Twitter Followers = 1,908 (up 1)
Non-followed eliminated = 0
Unfollowers eliminated = 0
New Followers followed back = 1
Spammers not followed back = 0
3. TODAY'S SELF-OBSERVATION
I am now using it to overwhelm distractions by getting a more powerful fixation to squash others and linking it to something I want to achieve - in this case internal silence. I'm now expecting to make significant progress in mind-emptying and resultant empowerment to achieve my goals
4. TODAY'S QUESTION FOR YOU
Are you harnessing the full potential of your mind?
5. TODAY'S WEATHER IN BRADFORD
Dry cloudy start
Heavy rain arrives mid-morning bourne on a south-westerly wind, turning to a fierce storm around noon, which will move away by the end of the afternoon.
In the evening the wind will calm considerably and swing westerly, and it will be sunny until dark.
A window of clear sky will follow before cloud rebuilds in the small hours of tomorrow
Max Temp = 9 degC at 1pm
Min Temp = 4 degC at midnight
Sunrise at 06:14
Sunset at 20:02
Weathertrack: A small but fierce depression will cross Britain very rapidly today - an anticyclone over Europe will then extend north to replace it
Air Pressure: 1020 millibars and falling slightly
6. TODAY'S ONELINER
I took my girlfriend to a Subway - she gazed at her six-inch sub and suddenly realized I'd been lying to her for years :D
7. NOW THAT'S FUNNY!
Japsper Carrott: Car Insurance Claims
Surfing, or heenalu, was invented thousands of years ago by the Polynesians who first settled Hawaii. Their boards weighed more than 150 pounds and measured up to 20 feet.
9. ZEN WISDOM
Just as a diamond can only be polished by another diamond, it is only through genuine, all-out engagement with others that people can polish their character, and help each other to reach greater heights.