Despite strong counterattacks by British forces into the Hamburg area, the Warsaw Pact forces have broken through and are advancing on Bremen.
The Hamburg theatre is closed and the Bremen theatre opened.
Heavy fighting in the Fulda Gap has resulted in significant losses to the NATO covering force. The main defensive line in front of Frankfurt is now under concerted attack.
The Fulda Gap theatre is closed and the Frankfurt theatre opened.
US and West German forces have been launching strong counterattacks against the Warsaw Pact forces in the Hof Corridor. Warsaw Pact forces continue to advance slowly, but the losses on both sides are high. There are rumours of a NATO plan to reinforce this area and launch an attack into East Germany, although other analysts have stated that this may be premature given the overall situation.