11 Sep 1945
  • Operation Magic Carpet began to return US servicemen back to the United States. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • USS Bailey departed Okinawa escorting USS Vireo bound for Manila Bay, Luzon, Philippines. ww2dbase [Bailey | DS]
  • USS Nicholas arrived at Ishinomaki Bay, Japan. ww2dbase [Japan's Surrender | Nicholas | DS]
  • The Allied Control Council for Austria met at the Hotel Imperial in Vienna, Austria. ww2dbase [Vienna | CPC]
  • USS St. Louis departed the area of Shanghai, China bound for Okinawa. ww2dbase [St. Louis | Shanghai | DS]
Dutch East Indies
  • A large pro-independence rally was held in the city of Surabaya in eastern Java, Dutch East Indies. ww2dbase [Surabaya, Java | CPC]
Japan Malaya
  • The Allied South East Asia Command officially gave units of Malayan People's Anti-Japanese Army the permission to occupy territory in order to maintain peace in areas vacated by the Japanese. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Troops of Australian 9th Division entered Kuching, Sarawak and liberated the internment camp at Batu Lintang nearby. The division would also establish a military administration on this date. ww2dbase [Kuching | CPC]
United States Photo(s) dated 11 Sep 1945
Dr. Nagai of Nagasaki Hospital inspecting damage caused by the atomic bomb, Nagasaki, Japan, 1945; Nagai would die of radiation poisoning a few days after this photo was takenHideki Tojo being treated by Americans at SCAP hospital in Tokyo, Japan after his failed suicide attempt, 11 Sep 1945

11 Sep 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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