11 Oct 1944
  • USS Franklin launched strikes Aparri, Luzon, Philippine Islands. ww2dbase [Franklin | CPC]
  • USS Trepang attacked a Japanese convoy, claiming the sinking of landing ship No. 105. ww2dbase [Trepang | CPC]
  • USS Tang sank Japanese transports Joshu Go at about 0500 hours, hitting her with two of three torpedoes fired. Later in the day, at about 2100 hours, she sank Oita Maru with one torpedo. ww2dbase [Tang | CPC]
  • USAAF raids began on the island of Okinawa, Japan. ww2dbase [TH]
  • US 83rd Infantry Division became part of the VIII Corps of the Ninth Army of US 12th Army Group. ww2dbase [CPC]
  • Hakusan Maru arrived at Hong Kong. ww2dbase [Hakusan Maru | CPC]
  • USS Bailey departed Seeadler Harbor bound for Majuro. ww2dbase [Bailey | DS]
Australian New Guinea Greece
  • Georgios Petrakis arrived at recently liberated Heraklion on Crete, Greece and was made the commanding officer of the city's garrison. ww2dbase [Georgios Petrakis | Heraklion, Crete | CPC]
Hong Kong
  • Kamoi arrived at Sansui Bay, Hong Kong at 1320 hours. She entered the dry dock at Kowloon for repairs. ww2dbase [Kamoi | Sansui Bay | CPC]
Hungary Pacific Ocean
  • USS Miami operated off Okinawa, Japan. ww2dbase [Miami | CPC]
Romania United Kingdom United States Photo(s) dated 11 Oct 1944
A barber shop set up by an American Marine on Peleliu, Palau Islands, 11 Oct 1944General Joseph Stilwell and Major General Curtis LeMay at an American airfield in China, 11 Oct 19449.2-inch coastal defense gun of Drummond Battery, Kembla Fortress, New South Wales, Australia, 11 Oct 19449.2-inch coastal defense gun at Cape Banks, New South Wales, Australia, 11 Oct 1944
See all photos dated 11 Oct 1944

11 Oct 1944 Interactive Map

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

Did you enjoy this article or find this article helpful? If so, please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 per month will go a long way! Thank you.

Share this article with your friends:


Stay updated with WW2DB:

 RSS Feeds

Search WW2DB
Famous WW2 Quote
"With Germany arming at breakneck speed, England lost in a pacifist dream, France corrupt and torn by dissension, America remote and indifferent... do you not tremble for your children?"

Winston Churchill, 1935

Support Us

Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 a month will go a long way. Thank you!

Or, please support us by purchasing some WW2DB merchandise at TeeSpring, Thank you!