Eighth Air Force Heavy Bomber Mission No. 124: 59 aircraft sent to attack industrial areas at Wesel and 60 to attack industrial areas in Duren, supported by three pathfinders. No aircraft lost.
Japanese reinforcements are landed on Bougainville
The French Committee of National Liberation refuses to recognise the independent Lebanese government
The Soviet Ambassador to Mexico declares that the Soviet Union regards the Polish territory seized in 1939 as part of the Nazi-Soviet pact as Soviet territory, to be retained after the war.