11 Feb 1945
  • Aircraft of Air Group 80 flew training missions while Hancock sailed toward Japan. ww2dbase [Albert O. Vorse, Jr. | 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]
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  • On or around this date, German submarine U-869 was sunk off New Jersey, United States. ww2dbase [U-869 | New Jersey | CPC]
  • Loaded with 47 US Army P-47 Thunderbolts and 175 US Army and Navy personnel as passengers, escort carrier USS Card and the similarly loaded USS Bogue departed New York as part of Convoy CU-58 bound for Liverpool, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [P-47 Thunderbolt | Card | Bogue | New York | DS]
US Pacific Islands 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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