11 Mar 1944
  • Repair ship Akashi received provisions from auxiliary storeship Kitakami Maru at Palau Islands. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • By this date, 9,000 men and 1,300 animals were delivered to northern Burma for Operation Thursday. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Atlantic Ocean
  • Aircraft of No. 466 Squadron RAAF conducted minelaying operations off of Helgoland, Germany. ww2dbase [CPC]
United States
  • The British ambassador in Washington DC, United States voiced the opinion that revealing the Holocaust to the German people would not be an effective propaganda tool against the German leadership. ww2dbase [CPC]
Yugoslavia
  • About 300 Jewish women and children of Split, Yugoslavia were rounded up, sent to Jasenovac Concentration Camp, and killed. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 11 Mar 1944
German Army Captain Lang, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, Lieutenant General Felix Schwalbe, and General Walter Fischer von Weikersthal at the Somme estuary, France, 11 Mar 1944German Army Lieutenant General Felix Schwalbe, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, and General Walter Fischer von Weikersthal at the Somme estuary, France, 11 Mar 1944Marie O’Dean “Deanie” Bishop in the cockpit of a basic trainer aircraft during her WASP training at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas, United States, 11 Mar 1944. Photo may be from her first solo flight.WASP pilot Barbara Erickson being awarded the Air Medal from the Army Air Forces Commanding General, Henry “Hap” Arnold, during the graduation ceremony for WASP cadet class 44-W-2, Avenger Field, Texas, 11 Mar 1944

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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