11 Feb 1945
  • Aircraft of Air Group 80 flew training missions while its mothership USS Hancock sailed toward Japan. ww2dbase [Hancock | DS]
  • The Yalta Agreement was signed by Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin, with Stalin pledging to declare war on Japan three months after the German surrender. ww2dbase [Yalta Conference | CPC]
  • USS Wake Island participated in an exercise in the Mariana Islands. ww2dbase [Wake Island | CPC]
  • USS Puffer departed Guam, Mariana Islands for her seventh war patrol. ww2dbase [Puffer | CPC]
  • Barbers Point Naval Air Station: Catapult and Arresting Gear facilities first used (VF-100 with FM-2 and F6F-5 aircraft). ww2dbase [Barbers Point Naval Air Station | DS]
  • Kamikaze departed Mako, Hoko Prefecture, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Kamikaze | CPC]
United Kingdom United States
  • On or around this date, German submarine U-869 was sunk off New Jersey, United States. ww2dbase [U-869 | CPC]
US Pacific Islands
  • USS Pompon arrived at Midway Atoll, ending her seventh war patrol. ww2dbase [Midway Bases | Pompon | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 11 Feb 1945
Death certificate of Roza Shanina, addressed to her mother Anna Shanina, 11 Feb 1945

11 Feb 1945 Interactive Map

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

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