11 Jul 1944
  • US VII Corps met resistance attacking toward Saint-Lô, France. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
  • The last 35,000 men of German 4.Armee surrendered to Soviet troops at Minsk, Byelorussia. ww2dbase [Main Article | TH]
  • Claus von Stauffenberg was summoned to see Adolf Hitler in Berchtesgaden, Germany regarding the situation of the Home Army. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
China
  • Leng Peishu, flying a P-40N fighter, scored his first victory while covering B-24 bombers, shooting down one Ki-43-II aircraft of Japanese 48th Sentai, while damaging another. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Dutch East Indies
  • Japanese 18th Army under Lieutenant General Hatazo Adachi launched a counterattack in the Aitape-New Hollandia area in New Guinea, placing pressure on American troops but sustaining heavy casualties. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Finland
  • The full strength of Soviet 115th Corps was now located on the northern bank of the Vuoksi River in Finland. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan US Pacific Islands
  • USS Whale arrived at Midway Atoll, ending her eighth war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 11 Jul 1944
American 105mm Howitzer M3 shelling German forces near Carentan, France, 11 Jul 1944Battleship Massachusetts underway at 15 knots off Point Wilson, Washington, United States, 11 Jul 1944US battleship Massachusetts leaving Puget Sound Navy Yard, Washington, United States following a wartime refit, 11 Jul 1944, photo 1 of 3US battleship Massachusetts leaving Puget Sound Navy Yard, Washington, United States following a wartime refit, 11 Jul 1944, photo 2 of 3
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Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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