11 Jun 1945
  • USS Crevalle sank Hakusan Maru. ww2dbase [Crevalle | CPC]
  • USS Tirante attacked a Japanese freighter and claimed a kill; this sinking was not confirmed. ww2dbase [Tirante | CPC]
  • Czechoslovakian police and civilians continued to drive ethnic Germans out of the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • James Franck and other Metallurgical Laboratory scientists issued the Franck Report, arguing for a demonstration of an atomic bomb before using it against an enemy target. ww2dbase [Operation Trinity and Manhattan Project | CPC]
  • USS Segundo sank Fukui Maru with 3 of 7 torpedoes fired. ww2dbase [Segundo | CPC]
  • USS Flying Fish sank a Japanese transport off the coast of Korea in the Sea of Japan, hitting her with 1 of 3 torpedoes fired. ww2dbase [Flying Fish | CPC]
Hawaii Pacific Ocean
  • USS Caiman sank two Japanese schooners by gunfire in the southern South China Sea. ww2dbase [Caiman | South China Sea | CPC]
Portuguese Macau
  • US aircraft attacked neutral Portuguese Macau. ww2dbase [CPC]
United States
  • Francis Gabreski married Kay Cochran in the United States. ww2dbase [Francis Gabreski | CPC]

11 Jun 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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