11 Nov 1944
  • USS Sennet departed northeastern United States for the Panama Canal Zone. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Destroyer Yuzuki departed Manila, Luzon, Philippine Islands, escorting carrier Junyo and cruiser Tone. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • US Third Army established 3 bridgeheads across the Moselle River in northern France. In response, German First Armee moved its headquarters out of Metz. ww2dbase [TH]
  • US 83rd Infantry Division became part of the VIII Corps of the First Army of US 12th Army Group. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • In Italy, 1st Brazilian Fighter Group (12th Air Force) commenced P-47 operations in squadrons formed exclusively by their own pilots and picking their own targets. ww2dbase [AC]
  • Jacques Leroy was awarded the Iron Cross 1st Class. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Caroline Islands
  • USS Franklin departed Ulithi, Caroline Islands. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Permit arrived at Pearl Harbor, US Territory of Hawaii, ending her fourtheenth war patrol. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • The first Brazilian Fighter Squadron (flying P-47D Thunderbolt aircraft) commenced operations with the 12th Air Force in Italy. ww2dbase [AC]
  • Light carrier Ryuho departed Kure, Japan and arrived at Uji, Japan later on the same day. ww2dbase [Main Article | Tabular Record of Movement | CPC]
  • The US submarine Scamp was depth charged and sunk by Japanese aircraft whilst on patrol south of Tokyo Bay, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | AC]
  • USS Yorktown (Essex-class) launched air strikes on targets in the Philippines in support of the Leyte invasion for the next two weeks. ww2dbase [Main Article | Event | DS]
  • USS Ticonderoga launched Air Group 80 aircraft for strikes on Ormoc Bay, Leyte, Philippine Islands; 3 men and 1 aircraft were lost. ww2dbase [Main Article | DS]
  • Allied convoy RA-61A departed the Kola Inlet near Murmansk, Russia. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • German V-2 rocket hit Shooters Hill, London, England, United Kingdom at 1830 hours, killing 24. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United States
  • USS Shamrock Bay departed Norfolk, Virginia, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • USS Wake Island departed Norfolk, Virginia, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 11 Nov 1944
Ground crew extinguishing fire aboard B-17 Flying Fortress bomber Carrier Shinano in Tokyo Bay, Japan, 11 Nov 1944US Navy pilot Ensign C. V.

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

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