Oberleutant Franz von Warrna escapes from a train near Smiths Falls, ON and returns to Europe: he is believed to be the only Axis prisoner of war from Canada to make it back across the Atlantic.
Tripoli taken by Eigth Army
The Attack on Montforterbeek. (45 Cdo RM)
The Royal Canadian Air Force takes delivery of its first De Havilland Vampire jet fighter (destined for No. 410 Squadron)